Parliament Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow

  • Parliament Monsoon Session 2021: The Centre has listed five ordinances to be taken up during this week’s proceedings.
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A view of the Parliament House
Updated on Jul 27, 2021 04:36 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Amid an uproar by the opposition members, both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha were adjourned for the day on Monday. The proceedings in both the Houses were repeatedly disrupted as opposition members protested on the phone-tapping, farm laws and other issues and demanded a discussion.

The Lok Sabha passed two important bills on Monday- the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021 and the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

The Centre has listed five ordinances to be taken up during this week’s proceedings. They are -- The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, The Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance and The Essential Defence Services Ordinance.

The sixth session of the seventeenth Lok Sabha began from July 19 and will have 19 business days.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Jul 27, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow

  • Jul 27, 2021 04:07 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow

  • Jul 27, 2021 03:39 PM IST

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 4pm

    Lok Sabha was once again adjourned for 30 minutes after resuming at 3:30pm due to sloganeering by the opposition.

  • Jul 27, 2021 03:08 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 4pm amid sloganeering

    The Upper House of the Parliament was adjourned till 4pm amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs.

  • Jul 27, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 3:30pm amid sloganeering

    Lok Sabha was once again adjourned till 3:30pm due to sloganeering by opposition MPs demanding an investigation into the Pegasus controversy.

  • Jul 27, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 3pm amid sloganeering

    Lok Sabha was further adjourned till 3pm due to sloganeering by Opposition Member of Parliaments (MPs).

  • Jul 27, 2021 02:17 PM IST

    Parliament adjourned amid sloganeering over Pegasus

    Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2:30 pm, and Rajya Sabha till 3 pm amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs for a discussion on the 'Pegasus Project' report

  • Jul 27, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    Shiromani Akali Dal MPs protested against 3 farm laws at Parliament earlier in the day

    MPs of Shiromani Akali Dal stated a protest against the three agriculture laws at Parliament earlier today, reports news agency ANI.

  • Jul 27, 2021 01:23 PM IST

    Dictatorship prevailing in country: Mallikarjun Kharge

    IT Act says permission is needed for surveillance. This government gave permission (for alleged snooping via Pegasus) and is involved in snooping on judges, Army officers, journalists and Opposition leaders. No democracy in the world would do it. Dictatorship is prevailing in the country. Modi Ji is not ready to solve issues in a democratic manner. We are ready for discussions. Government should call an all-party meeting... We all are going to fight on this issue: LoP in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge.

  • Jul 27, 2021 12:49 PM IST

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm.

  • Jul 27, 2021 12:39 PM IST

    Process of issuing rejections slips has been postponed: Nityanand Rai

    Due to outbreak of Covid-19 and flood situation, the process of issuing rejections slips (to those excluded from the final NRC) has been postponed: MoS MHA Nityanand Rai in Lok Sabha.

  • Jul 27, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    Cong MP Shaktisinh Gohil gives Suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha

    Congress MP Shaktisinh Gohil has given Suspension of Business notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to have a discussion in the presence of Prime Minister or Union Home Minister on 'Pegasus Project' media report.

  • Jul 27, 2021 12:18 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm after continued uproar by opposition members over Pegasus snooping issue.

  • Jul 27, 2021 12:12 PM IST

    Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till 12.30pm

    Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till 12.30pm due to protest by Opposition members.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Om Birla led the House to pay tributes to Anerood Jugnauth and David Buchizya Kaunda

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla led the House to pay tributes to Anerood Jugnauth, former President of Mauritius and Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda, first President of Zambia.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    PM Modi asks ministers, MPs to have good relationship with Opposition

    In the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting today, PM Narendra Modi asked the ministers and MPs to have good relationship with Opposition MPs: Sources, reports news agency ANI.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:45 AM IST

    Congress MP Ripun Bora demand discussion on Assam-Mizoram border clash

    Congress MP from Assam, Ripun Bora gives a short duration discussion notice in Rajya Sabha, under rule 176, and demands discussion on yesterday's Assam -Mizoram border clash which claimed the lives of six personnel of Assam Police.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    Parliament is meant for making laws and to discuss public issues: Venkaiah Naidu

    I am concerned about the media reports that some sections of the House are determined not to allow the House to function for the remainder of the session. Parliament is meant for making laws and to discuss public issues: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu before the adjournment.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:28 AM IST

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 11:45am

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 11:45am amid protests by the Opposition.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:26 AM IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned for an hour

    Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for about an hour as opposition parties continue to disrupt functioning over snooping and farm laws.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:22 AM IST

    PM Modi asked party MPs to expose Opposition

    After Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and V Muraleedharan briefed BJP Parliamentary Party meeting on what happened in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the past week, PM Modi asked party MPs to expose Opposition as it isn't coming to the meetings or letting the House conduct any business, reports ANI.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:22 AM IST

    Opposition MPs continue sloganeering in Rajya Sabha

    Opposition MPs continue sloganeering in Rajya Sabha, demanding a discussion on the 'Pegasus Project' report.

  • Jul 27, 2021 11:03 AM IST

    CPI(M) MP Elaram Kareem gives notice in Rajya Sabha to discuss Pegasus

    CPI(M) MP Elaram Kareem has given a suspension of business notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha for discussion on the alleged Pegasus scandal, reports ANI.

  • Jul 27, 2021 10:53 AM IST

    Ready for discussion on whichever topic opposition wants: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    We had discussions with Opposition leaders and said that we are ready for discussion on whichever topic they want. We hope that Opposition will give notice and let Chairman and Speaker decide under which rule and when should it happen: Deputy Leader of House in RS, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

  • Jul 27, 2021 10:35 AM IST

    Standing Committee Report on Covid-19’s impact on MSME Sector will be tabled in RS

    In Rajya Sabha, the Standing Committee Report on Covid-19’s impact on the MSME Sector will be tabled.

  • Jul 27, 2021 10:24 AM IST

    BJP Parliamentary Party meeting underway

    BJP Parliamentary Party meeting is underway at Parliament on the Opposition's attempts to stall business during the monsoon session.

  • Jul 27, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Gaurav Gogoi gives adjournment motion in LS to discuss Assam-Mizoram border clash

    Deputy Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Gaurav Gogoi gives an adjournment motion notice to discuss the Assam-Mizoram border clash, which claimed the lives of 6 police personnel yesterday.

    I have submitted an adjournment motion on this issue (Assam-Mizoram border clash) and separately written a letter to the Home Minister demanding an enquiry: Deputy Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Gaurav Gogoi.

  • Jul 27, 2021 10:01 AM IST

    Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice for discussing 'Pegasus Project' report

    Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice for discussing the 'Pegasus Project' report in Lok Sabha.

  • Jul 27, 2021 09:53 AM IST

    PM Modi, BJP leaders reach Parliament for BJP Parliamentary Party meeting

    PM Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP chief JP Nadda, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and other BJP leaders reach Parliament for BJP Parliamentary Party meeting.

  • Jul 27, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    Union ministers scheduled to table key bills in Rajya Sabha

    Union ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Smriti Irani are scheduled to table Marine Aids to Navigation Bill and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha.

  • Jul 27, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Congress MP gives adjournment motion in LS for discussion on Pegasus project report

    Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha for a discussion on the 'Pegasus Project' report in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Jul 27, 2021 09:14 AM IST

    Pralhad Joshi also to speak at BJP Parliamentary Party meet

    Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief JP Nadda, Union parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi also to speak at BJP Parliamentary Party meet on the Opposition's attempts to stall business during the monsoon session, reports ANI.

  • Jul 27, 2021 09:08 AM IST

    Opposition to move resolution against IBC (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 today

    Several Opposition leaders will on Tuesday move for a statutory resolution disapproving the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 tabled by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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  • She also addressed a press conference, during which she sang the national anthem, but stopped midway and concluded by saying "Jai Maharashtra.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and lyricist Javed Akhtar speak during a meeting at Yashwantrao Chavan Centre Hall, in Mumbai.(Deepak Salvi)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and lyricist Javed Akhtar speak during a meeting at Yashwantrao Chavan Centre Hall, in Mumbai.(Deepak Salvi)
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  • The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the low-pressure area forming in the south Andaman Sea will intensify into a depression and move towards the Odisha coast as a cyclonic storm on December 4.
The IMD has issued a red alert for Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri and Jagatsinghpur districts. (AFP Photo/File/Representative use)
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ED can interrogate Unitech promoters in custody: SC

Supreme Court modifies its August order to allow the agency to question Sanjay and Ajay Chandra.
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Months on, Bengaluru roads’ audit stuck in a limbo

According to the BBMP’s estimates, one kilometre of a two-lane road under Smart City costs anywhere between 7.5 to 11 crores (including underground ducts), and the same for a tar road is around 80 lakhs to 1.3 crores
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During the assembly session in September, CM Basavaraj Bommai had said that 20,060 crore have been spent on road-related works in the city. (HT Photo)
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More clusters emerge as 15 students test Covid positive in Karnataka

With the increase in the number of clusters in Karnataka educational institutes and the scare over the new variant, several private schools have suspended offline classes, said the office-bearers of the schools’ association.
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‘Plan to keep pot boiling’, SIT on Zakia Jafri’s plea in 2002 Gujarat riots

“This court should give a closure to this case. Further agony should not go on at the instance of the second petitioner (Setalvad) who wants to keep the pot boiling,” the SIT, represented by senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi said.
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BJP’s rise in Telangana may be behind KCR’s attack

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For seven years now, the TRS, headed by Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, has largely voted along with the ruling party. (HT)
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Landslides hit hills in Tirumala, 20 pilgrimshave narrow escape

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A major accident was averted as the driver stopped the bus on time. (PTI)
A major accident was averted as the driver stopped the bus on time. (PTI)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 12:51 AM IST
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I-T raids Saravana Selvarathinam in Tamil Nadu

More than a 100 of the I-T officials conducted searches at more than 20 premises in the districts of Chennai, Tirunelveli, Madurai and Coimbatore from Wednesday morning. The search operations included eight places in Chennai. “The searches have not concluded and it will continue on Thursday,” said the official requesting anonymity.
Saravana Selvarathinam has six stores across Tamil Nadu. (HT File)
Saravana Selvarathinam has six stores across Tamil Nadu. (HT File)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 12:49 AM IST
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Kerala rape case: High court cuts down former Catholic priest’s prison term to 10 yrs

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AIADMK changes bylaws to strengthen dual leadership

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