Parliament highlights: Both Houses adjourned till tomorrow amid uproar by Oppn
The Central government is trying to push several new bills, including 3 to replace old ordinances, for passage in the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament, which began on July 19. At least 23 bills have been listed by the Centre to be tabled in the Lok Sabha during the session. Of these, six bills have already been introduced and 17 of them will be new.
So far, the monsoon session has witnessed uproars and protests with the opposition trying to disrupt the house proceeding on several key issues including the alleged Pegasus row, farmers’ protest, fuel price hike etc.
Both houses of the Parliament were adjourned multiple times on Tuesday due to ruckus by Opposition MPs over discussion on alleged Pegasus scandal.
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JUL 28, 2021 04:48 PM IST
Both Houses adjourned till tomorrow
Both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha have been adjourned till 11am tomorrow amid protests by the Opposition over Pegasus, and other issues.
JUL 28, 2021 02:56 PM IST
RS passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021
Rajya Sabha passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021; adjourned till 11 am tomorrow
JUL 28, 2021 02:45 PM IST
Lok Sabha has passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (A) Bill, 2021
JUL 28, 2021 02:22 PM IST
Rajya Sabha adjourned twice in 3 hours
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2:45 pm for the third time today as Opposition MPs continued sloganeering, demanding discussion on 'Pegasus Project' report.
JUL 28, 2021 01:49 PM IST
LS conducts Question Hour without adjournments for first time in current session
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday conducted Question Hour without any adjournments for the first time since the start of the Monsoon session of Parliament on July 19 despite vociferous protests by Opposition members on various issues.
As soon as the House met for the day, Opposition members trooped into the Well as they sought to raise various issues. Some members were shouting slogans and displaying placards.
From the Pegasus spyware controversy to the three farm laws, the members wanted to raise various issues during the Question Hour.
JUL 28, 2021 12:11 PM IST
Extremely humbling: Rahul Gandhi and Opposition leaders meet
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the Opposition leaders to chalk out a strategy on the Pegasus snooping allegations on the government. "Sitting with the entire opposition is extremely humbling. Amazing experience, wisdom and insight in everyone present," Gandhi said on Twitter after the meet, adding the hashtag "United".
JUL 28, 2021 11:12 AM IST
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
Rajya Sabha proceedings were on Wednesday adjourned for almost an hour as opposition members for the seventh day raised various issues, including Pegasus snooping and farm laws.
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the proceedings till 12.00 hours just as the Congress, TMC and other opposition party MPs stood up to raise the issues they have been pressing for since the start of the Monsoon session of Parliament last week.
JUL 28, 2021 10:54 AM IST
PM Modi, Amit Shah and Pralhad Joshi hold a meeting at Parliament
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi hold a meeting at the PM's office in Parliament
JUL 28, 2021 10:53 AM IST
Leaders of Opposition parties hold a meeting at Parliament
Leaders of Opposition parties hold a meeting at Parliament to chalk out the future course of action on several issues in both the Houses
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is also present at the meeting.
JUL 28, 2021 09:56 AM IST
CPI (M) MP Elamaram Kareem gives suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha
CPI (Marxist) MP Elamaram Kareem gives suspension of business notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha, demanding a discussion on the 'Pegasus Project' report.
JUL 28, 2021 08:54 AM IST
MIT, MHA officials summoned over alleged Pegasus snooping
Officials of Ministry of Information Technology and Ministry of Home Affairs have been summoned by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary panel on Information Technology to appear before it at Parliament over the alleged Pegasus snooping issue today, reports ANI.
JUL 28, 2021 08:33 AM IST
Congress MP Ripun Bora gives suspension of business notice
Congress MP Ripun Bora gives suspension of business notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha, demanding a discussion on the Assam-Mizoram border clash which claimed the lives of 6 Assam police personnel.
JUL 28, 2021 08:32 AM IST
Mallikarjun Kharge to chair meeting of Oppn parties
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge to chair a meeting of all-like minded Opposition parties at Parliament to chalk out the future course of action in both the Houses. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to also attend the meeting.
JUL 28, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Opposition leaders to submit adjournment motion in LS for discussion on Pegasus Project report
Opposition leaders including Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to submit adjournment motion notices in Lok Sabha today for a discussion on the 'Pegasus Project' report
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