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Budget session highlights: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till Wednesday 11 am

Union Budget session 2023 highlights: The second part of the Budget Session 2023 resumed on March 13 and will continue till April 6.
Budget Session 2023: Second leg of Parliament's Budget session 2023 began on Monday.
Budget Session 2023: Second leg of Parliament's Budget session 2023 began on Monday.

Both houses of the Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 11am on Wednesday following uproar over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's speech in London. The second leg of Union Budget 2023 commenced on Monday, after the first half being marred by a series of disruptions over number of issues with Hindenburg report and Adani Group issue being the focal point. Centre's top-most priority this time is to pass the Finance Bill along with a number of other pending bills. ...Read More

A total of 26 bills in Rajya Sabha and 9 bills in Lok Sabha are pending. Most of the second half will be spent on discussing demands for grants to ministries including Panchayati Raj, Tourism, Railways, Health and Culture. The first half of the budget session used 84% of its allotted time in the Lok Sabha and just 56% in the Rajya Sabha.

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Mar 14, 2023 3:22 PM IST

Parliament adjourned (again) amid chaos over Rahul Gandhi's Cambridge speech

Parliament was adjourned for the day Tuesday afternoon - till 11 am tomorrow - amid a continuing stand-off between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress over Rahul Gandhi's criticism of the government and prime minister Narendra Modi. Read full story

Mar 14, 2023 2:15 PM IST

Rajya Sabha proceeding resumes

Rajya Sabha discusses Congress MP Rahul Gandhi remarks made in London. While ruling party demands apology, opposition says nothing wrong in what MP Gandhi said.

Mar 14, 2023 2:07 PM IST

BJP MPs demand apology from Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha session resumed amid heavy uproar from ruling party MLAs demanding apology from Congress MP Rahul Gandi over his London remarks.

Mar 14, 2023 12:40 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor defends Rahul Gandhi's London remark, says he hasn't said anything that requires an apology

Rahul Gandhi hasn't said anything that requires an apology. He expressed concern about the state of our democracy & attacks on it by the practices of the ruling govt, says Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, reports ANI.

Mar 14, 2023 12:10 PM IST

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm 

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2pm over ruckus as Opposition MPs raise 'Modi-Adani bhai bhai' slogans.

Mar 14, 2023 12:07 PM IST

Ruckus erupts in Rajya Sabha as Opposition MPs raise 'Modi-Adani bhai bhai' slogans

Opposition MPs rakes up Adani issue in Rajya Sabha started to raise the slogans the minute Rajya Sabha Chairman started reading the notices submitted today.

Mar 14, 2023 12:03 PM IST

Anurag Thakur lauds India's win at Oscars

Mar 14, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Rajya Sabha passes motion for election to PGIMER Chandigarh

Rajya Sabha passes motion for election to Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

Mar 14, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Opposition MPs disrupt the Rajya Sabha

Opposition MPs disrupt the Rajya Sabha by sloganeering "Modi-Adani Bhai Bhai" amid the proceedings.

Mar 14, 2023 11:58 AM IST

YSRTP chief protests over Kaleshwaram Project 'scam'

YSR Telangana Party chief YS Sharmila protests from Jantar Mantar to Parliament House in New Delhi against KCR over irregularities in Kaleshwaram Project.

Mar 14, 2023 11:53 AM IST

RS MPs mentioning the papers to be laid on the table today

Rajya Sabha MPs mentioning the papers that are to be laid on the table today.

Mar 14, 2023 11:52 AM IST

RS MPs congratulate winners of Oscars

Mar 14, 2023 11:49 AM IST

Don't politicise the Oscars achievement: RS Chairman Dhankhar

BJP leader Piyush Goyal says that two women were behind the making of the documentary and it's a great feat for women of India. He adds that the 'RRR' scriptwriter is a Rajya Sabha member. As MPs object to Goyal endorsing PM Modi's choice, Jagdeep Dhankhar asks members to not politicise the matter.

Mar 14, 2023 11:48 AM IST

Oscars feat contribution of the country, BJP should not take the credit: Kharge

It is a contribution of the country, the ruling party should not take the credit for feats of 'RRR' and 'The Elephant Whisperers', says Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.

Mar 14, 2023 11:47 AM IST

If I didn't become a lawyer, I would have been acting somewhere, says Rajya Sabha Chairman

As MPs in the Rajya Sabha talk about the country's feat at Oscars,Rajya Sabha Chairman says, "If I didn't become a lawyer, I would have been acting somewhere."

Mar 14, 2023 11:39 AM IST

Lok Sabha Speaker  condoles the passing away of Karni Sena founder 

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla condoles the passing away of Rajput #KarniSena founder #LokendraSinghKalvi.

Mar 14, 2023 11:32 AM IST

Boycott Bollywood should stop: Priyanka Chaturvedi

While congratulating teams of 'RRR' & The Elephant Whisperes' on their Oscar win, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said that the trend of boycott bollywood should stop.

Mar 14, 2023 11:31 AM IST

Rajya Sabha MPs congratulate teams of 'RRR' & The Elephant Whisperes' on their Oscar win

Rajya Sabha MPs including Priyanka Chaturvedi, Ranjit Ranjan, Prakash Javadekar congratulate teams of 'RRR' & The Elephant Whisperes' on their Oscar win.

Mar 14, 2023 11:24 AM IST

Congress MP moves privilege notice against Piyush Goyal

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Shaktisinh Gohil has moved a privilege motion against Union minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal for naming Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi in the House: Congress MP KC Venugopal

Mar 14, 2023 11:19 AM IST

Rajya Sabha members congratulate teams of 'RRR' & The Elephant Whisperes' on their Oscar win

Rajya Sabha Members including Jaya Bachchan, Amar Patnaik, Dr Santanu Sen congratulate teams of 'RRR' & The Elephant Whisperes' on their Oscar win.

“These achievements reflect a global appreciation of the vast talent, immense creativity and committed dedication of Indian artists. Indeed another facet of our global rise & recognition”, says RS Chairman.

Mar 14, 2023 11:14 AM IST

Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm 

Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid row over Rahul Gandhi's democracy remarks.

Mar 14, 2023 11:08 AM IST

LOP Kharge lauds India's win at Oscars

Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge lauds India's win at Oscars.

Mar 14, 2023 11:04 AM IST

RS chairman Dhankhar lauds India's Oscar achievements

Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar congratulates the entire team of artists associated with the RRR and The Elephant Whisperers on winning the Oscars.

Mar 14, 2023 11:02 AM IST

House resumes on 2nd day of the Budget session

Both houses of the parliament resume for the proceedings.

Mar 14, 2023 11:00 AM IST

Congress protest in Parliament over various issues

Congress MPs protest in Parliament. (ANI)
Congress MPs protest in Parliament. (ANI)

Congress protest in Parliament over various issues including the Adani stocks issue, reported ANI.

Mar 14, 2023 10:57 AM IST

FM Sitharaman ₹1.18 lakh crore budget for J-K in Lok Sabha on Monday

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday presented in the Lok Sabha a 1.18 lakh crore budget for Jammu and Kashmir for the year 2023-24 with a thrust on providing housing in rural areas and water tap connections to 18.36 lakh households.

Mar 14, 2023 10:48 AM IST

PM Modi holds a meeting with his top ministers in Parliament

PM Narendra Modi holds a meeting with his top ministers including Pralhad Joshi, Piyush Goyal Narendra Singh Tomar, Kiren Rijiju, Anurag Thakur and Nitin Gadkari in Parliament, reports ANI.

Mar 14, 2023 10:45 AM IST

BRS, AAP MPs protest in Parliament demanding a JPC probe on Adani issue

BRS and AAP MPs protest in Parliament demanding a JPC probe in the Adani issue. (ANI)
BRS and AAP MPs protest in Parliament demanding a JPC probe in the Adani issue. (ANI)

BRS and AAP MPs protest in Parliament demanding a JPC probe in the Adani issue.

Mar 14, 2023 10:41 AM IST

Congress gives breach of privilege notice against Piyush Goyal

Mar 14, 2023 10:32 AM IST

Congress' AR Chowdhury over Parliament ruckus

Government doesn't want to run the Parliament. Has it ever been witnessed that all the members of a party in power create a ruckus to halt the Parliament? Why should Rahul Gandhi apologise? Instead, they (Centre) should apologise, says AR Chowdhury, Congress MP

Mar 14, 2023 10:26 AM IST

Kharge convenes urgent meeting of opposition leaders

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge has convened an urgent meeting of the opposition leaders at 10am at the Parliament a day after Parliamentary proceedings were adjourned amid the ruckus over Rahul Gandhi’s remarks in the United Kingdom (UK) on Indian democracy and Parliament. Read more

Mar 14, 2023 10:20 AM IST

Trinamool MPs hold a protest in Parliament on Adani issue

Mar 14, 2023 10:16 AM IST

Anurag Thakur's ‘kshama yatra' dig to Rahul Gandhi over 'London lies'

The Bharatiya Janata Party continued to target Rahul Gandhi for his speech in London, with Union minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday demanding the Congress MP's apology in Parliament for allegedly insulting the country abroad. Read more

Mar 14, 2023 10:14 AM IST

Organisations probing terror-funding cases now doing case study on the corruption: Anurag Thakur

Mar 14, 2023 10:11 AM IST

Ramesh Pokhriyal over 2nd part budget session 

Mar 14, 2023 10:08 AM IST

FM Sitharaman to present Supplementary Demands for Grants for J&K 

FM Sitharaman to present Supplementary Demands for Grants for Jammu and Kashmir in Rajya Sabha today.

Mar 14, 2023 10:02 AM IST

"Opposition parties creating hurdles against investigation agencies..." BJP leader

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Telangana Spokesperson NV Subhash on Monday reacted to the protest of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) against the "misuse of central investigation agencies" in Parliament and said that opposition parties are creating hurdles against the investigation agencies due to the fear of exposure, reported ANI.

Mar 14, 2023 10:00 AM IST

Sanjay Singh gives zero-hour notice over misuse of central agencies against opposition leaders

AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh gives zero-hour notice over the "misuse of central agencies against opposition leaders", reported ANI.

Mar 14, 2023 9:56 AM IST

Delhi Waqf properties not seized, Hardeep Singh Puri tells Parliament

Union minister for housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday rejected allegations that Waqf Board properties in Delhi, including mosques, dargahs and graveyards, were seized and said their ownership is with the government of India. Read more

Mar 14, 2023 9:54 AM IST

Congress plans to intensify protest over Adani issue

The Congress party walked out of a meeting chaired by Speaker Om Birla, sought Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Pralhad Joshi’s comments against Rahul Gandhi be expunged in the Lok Sabha, shouted slogans along with other opposition parties and disrupted Parliament for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe on the Adani-Hindenburg issue. Read more

Mar 14, 2023 9:53 AM IST

LIC’s debt exposure in Adani firms decreased marginally: Centre 

The amount of money loaned by the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to Adani Group companies reduced marginally from 6,347 crore at the end of last year to 6,182 crore as on March 5, the Union government told Parliament. Read more

Mar 14, 2023 9:52 AM IST

On Adani-Hindenburg row, Centre says no significant impact at systemic level

The Union Finance Ministry on Monday answered an array of questions in the Lok Sabha over the impact that the Adani Group of companies had suffered after US short-seller Hindenburg Research came out with a report accusing them of fraud and stock manipulation-- a claim the Gautam Adani-led group has denied. Read more

Mar 14, 2023 9:48 AM IST

AAP's Sanjay Singh gives notive demanding probe into Adani-Hindenburg case

AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh gives suspension of business notice under rule 267 demanding an investigation into the Adani-Hindenburg case and a discussion in the House on this issue.

Mar 14, 2023 9:47 AM IST

Congress' Pramod Tiwari gives notice on Adani stocks issue

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Pramod Tiwari gives suspension of business notice under rule 267 on Adani stocks issue.

Mar 14, 2023 9:43 AM IST

Congress knows the art of corruption: Anurag Thakur

Congress knows the art of corruption and corruption through art. They are running a campaign against the country. They should apologise to the nation and stop their Cambridge cries, says Union minister Anurag Thakur, reported ANI.

Mar 14, 2023 9:42 AM IST

Sonai Gandhi arrives in Parliament 

Mar 14, 2023 9:41 AM IST

Congress MP Naseer Hussain gives notice to discuss JPC probe over Adani- Hindenburg row

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dr Naseer Hussain has given notice under rule 267 to suspend the proceedings of the House & discuss the "failure of Govt in constituting JPC in the Adani financial fraud case", reports ANI.

Mar 14, 2023 9:37 AM IST

Crimes related to cryptocurrencies amounted to ₹953.70 crore: FM Sitharaman

Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman told the parliament yesterday that crimes related to cryptocurrencies amounted to Rs953.70 crores so far, and that the FATF has adopted several methods to prevent growing illegitimate activities from cryptocurrencies.

Mar 14, 2023 9:36 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi goes abroad and insults the country: Anurag Thakur

Mar 14, 2023 9:30 AM IST

Congress MP gives motion notice in Lok Sabha over Hindenburg report

Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha demanding JPC probe into Hindenburg report.

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