Rajya Sabha Current Affairs - 2020

Rajya Sabha approves controversial Quota Bill by huge majority

Rajya Sabha passed a Constitution (117th Amendment) Bill, 2012, providing for quota for SCs and STs in government job promotions with an overwhelming vote of 206 in the 245-member House. The Bill was vociferously opposed by members of Samajwadi Party warning it can have very serious fall-out and may be challenged in court. As this Read More…

FDI in retail passed in the Rajya Sabha also

The UPA government secured a second victory as FDI in retail was passed in the Rajya Sabha. It had already won vote in Lok Sabha. As seen by the government, this win will give fillip to implement economic reform agenda seen as crucial to revitalizing growth and slashing a swollen fiscal deficit. The policy will Read More…