The Rajya Sabha or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Membership of Rajya Sabha is limited by the Constitution to a maximum of 250 members, and current laws have provision for 245 members. Most of the members of the House are indirectly elected by state and territorial legislatures using single transferable votes, while the President can appoint 12 members for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services. Members sit for staggered six-year terms, with ..
Drawing on years of reporting on judicial nominations, including numerous interviews with nominees and sitting judges, he explains how the process has changed and how these changes threaten the independence of the courts. Getting beyond the partisan blame ..
Tepper was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1929. Grass (1990) was nominated for the Hugo Award and was a New York Times Notable Book. Dead in the Scrub (also 1990, written as B. J. Oliphant) was nominated for an Edgar Award. In addition to Oliphant, she has w..
Prepare to take off on a non-stop, edge of your seat thrill ride with four suspense-filled adventures in the Airport Terminal Pack. The quest begins with the original Airport, nominated for 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, which launched the popu