54 of 229 Rajya Sabha MPs have declared pending criminal cases against them

rajya-sabhaNew Delhi, July 22: Out of the 229 Rajya Sabha MPs analysed, 54(24 per cent) Rajya Sabha MPs have declared criminal cases against themselves. 28(12 per cent) Rajya Sabha MPs have declared serious criminal cases. One Rajya Sabha MP namely Bhonsle Shrimant Chh.

Udayanraje Pratapsinghmaharaj (BJP) from Maharashtra has declared cases related to murder (IPC section 302).

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Rajya Sabha 2020: With assets worth Rs 25,77,75,79,180, he is the richest of the new lot

rajyasabhaNew Delhi, June 23: An analysis of the 62 newly elected members to the Rajya Sabha 2020 shows that 26 per cent have pending criminal cases against them.

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Do nominated members of Rajya Sabha have voting rights

ranjangogoiNew Delhi, Mar 17: Former chief justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi was nominated to the Rajya Sabha. The issue has been heavily debated since and both Congress and the BJP have traded charges at each other.

Justice Gogoi’s name was proposed after the term of K T S Tulsi came to an end in February.

Is Justice Gogoi the first former CJI to make it to the Rajya Sabha?

ranjan gogoiNew Delhi, Mar 17: A controversy has erupted after former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi was nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

The Opposition has asked if this is quid pro quo. Justice Gogoi presided over important matters such as Rafale and the Ayodhya case. However Justice Gogoi is not the first former CJI to make it to the Rajya Sabha.

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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: In numbers, how the Rajya Sabha voted

rajya-sabhaNew Delhi, Dec 12: The historic Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, paving the way for it to become a law. For the Bill to be passed, it needed 112 votes.

There were 223 members who were present in the House, which meant that the magic number was 112. At the end, the Bill was passed with 125 MPs voting in its favour.

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Its done: Rajya Sabha clears Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 125-99

amitshah-parliamentNew Delhi, Dec 11: History has been made and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha as well.

In a 125 vs 99 vote the Rajya Sabha passed the Bill, which now has paved the way for persecuted Hindus, Buddhists, Parsis, Christians and Sikhs to get Indian citizenship. The Lok Sabha had cleared the Bill 334-106.

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In Rajya Sabha, NDA to be six short of majority mark on July 5

rajyasabhaNew Delhi, July 01: The NDA seems to be inching closer towards the majority mark in the Rajya Sabha. By July 5, four TDP MLAs and one INLD MP will be added to the NDA, which will get the alliance closer towards the majority mark.

As on Sunday, the strength of the NDA stood at 111 in the House of 235. There are 10 vacancies currently in the House and by July 5 the strength of the NDA would increase to 115, which is just 6 below the majority mark.

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Dy. Chairman polls: Rajya Sabha numbers, party wise

rajyasabhaNew Delhi, Aug 7: The big election for the post of deputy chairman in the Rajya Sabha is set to take place at 11 am on August 9. Going by the current numbers, the opposition is in a better position to win the election.

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Can BJP elect its candidate at Rajya Sabha deputy chairman: Here are the numbers

New Delhi, July 17: The elections to the post of Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha would be an interesting one. The BJP would like to elect its own candidate and occupy five constitutional posts that include the President of India, Prime Minister, vice-president and Lok Sabha speaker.

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The average asset of a Rajya Sabha MP is worth Rs 55.62 crore: Report

Out of the 229 sitting Rajya Sabha MPs analysed, 201 (88%) are crorepatis. The report was prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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