Page-20 of Rajya Sabha Current Affairs, GK & News

Narendra Modi inaugurates first-ever Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the first-ever Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra (PBK) in Delhi on January 9, 2018. Approx 124 Members of Parliament (MP) and 17 mayors from 23 countries will participate in this conference. The conference is a way of reaching out to the Indian ..

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Disqualification of Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar

On December 4, 2017, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu had disqualified the Rajya Sabha membership of Janta Dal Leader Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar in his capacity as Chairman of Rajya Sabha. What amounts to be defection under the anti-defection law? Anti-Defection law was introduced through 52nd amendment act of 1985. It provided for the ..

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A Surya Prakash committee committee constituted to select candidate for post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)

The Search-cum-Selection Committee headed by Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). The other members of the 5-member committee are Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, Additional Secretary (Personnel) in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat ..

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5-member committee formed to select editor-in-chief of RSTV

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has constituted five-member Search-cum-Selection committee to select candidate for post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). It will be headed by Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash and its other members are Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, Additional Secretary (Personnel) in the ..

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Jayantilal Barot (75), senior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member passes away

Jayantilal Barot (75), the senior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat, has passed away on September 23, 2017. He was ex-chairman of Gujrat Housing Board and former Chairman of Gujarat Backward Classes Development Corporation.

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