Monsoon session Live: BJP MP asks govt to bring population control law
Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha that his government wants to have the SC\/ST bill passed in the Parliament in the ongoing monsoon session. Here are the Live updates.
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Both Houses of Parliament reconvened on Thursday, a day after political parties sparred over the updated citizens’ list in Assam.
The Opposition Congress and Trinamool Congress have stalled the functioning of the Rajya Sabha for two days over the NRC row.
Names of over 40 lakh people in Assam do not figure in the draft NRC, which is being prepared to identify illegal migrants in the state. The second draft of the NRC was published in Guwahati earlier this week.
Here are the Live updates on monsoon session of Parliament:
LS passes bill to give constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes
The Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017 passed in Lok Sabha. The bill grants National Commission on Backward Classes (NCBC) constitutional status, par with National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (NCSC and NCST
Bring a law to control population: BJP MP Uday Pratap Singh
BJP member Uday Pratap Singh today asked the government to bring a population control law to ensure a two-child norm for a family.
Rajya Sabha adjourned over NRC issue
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day following opposition uproar over NRC issue.
Carve out Mithilanchal from Bihar, grant statehood: BJP MP Kirti Azad
BJP MP Kirti Azad today demanded a separate state of Mithilanchal to be carved out of Bihar, saying the region has become more backward over the years and granting it statehood would be a just decision.
NRC should be prepared for entire country: BJP MP Nishikant Dubey
BJP member Nishikant Dubey today demanded that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) should be prepared for the whole country, triggering protests from Opposition benches.
Rahul attacks Swaraj over Doklam issue, says ‘buckled in front of Chinese power’
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today attacked external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj over the Doklam issue, alleging that she had “buckled and prostrated herself in front of Chinese power”.
Rajnath Singh: Want to enact the SC/ST Bill in this session itself
Home minister Rajnath Singh, responding to Congress’s Mallikarjun Kharge said the BJP government, led by Prime Minister Modi, wants to enact the SC/ST bill in the parliament in the monsoon session itself.
Rajnath Singh to address Parliament?
Unconfirmed reports say home minister Rajnath Singh may address Parliament today.
TDP MPs continue protest
TDP MPs protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament over the demand of special status for Andhra Pradesh. TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad has dressed up as a magician today. He has earlier dressed up as a woman, a washerman & a school boy among others.
Adjournment motion in Lok Sabha
Asaduddin Owaisi moves adjournment motion in Lok Sabha, saying, ”India is on the verge of hastily signing a Communications Compatibility & Security Agreement with US during ‘2+2’ meeting. The government is willingly relinquishing sovereignty to foreign nation &compromising national security.”