Parliament session highlights: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day
- Parliament Monsoon Session 2022: Both Houses have been witnessing frequent disruptions from opposition members, initially over price rise and now over the alleged misused of probe agencies.
Monsoon Session 2022: Parliament passed the Family Courts (Amendment) Bill amid disruptions due to protests by Congress and other opposition members over alleged misuse of central investigative agencies. The 14th day of the Monsoon Session saw sloganeering by opposition members while Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of ED summons and accused the Central government of misusing central agencies.
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Aug 05, 2022 06:35 PM IST
Lok Sabha adjourned till August 8
Lok Sabha on Friday was adjourned till August 8.
Aug 05, 2022 06:13 PM IST
Rajya Sabha adjourned till August 8
Rajya Sabha on Friday was adjourned till August 8.
Aug 05, 2022 03:20 PM IST
1,253 railway stations to be revamped under Adarsh Station scheme by 2022-23: Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday informed the Rajya Sabha that as many as 1,253 Railway stations across the country had been identified for development, out of which 1,215 stations so far have been developed and the remaining stations are set to be developed under Adarsh Station Scheme by 2022-23.
Aug 05, 2022 03:17 PM IST
Railways provided 3.5 lakh jobs since 2014, process on for providing 1.4 lakh more
The Indian Railways has provided employment to 3,50,204 people so far between 2014 and 2022 and the process of recruiting 1.4 lakh more people is currently underway, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw told Rajya Sabha.
Aug 05, 2022 03:07 PM IST
MPs do not enjoy immunity from arrest in criminal cases during Parliament session: Naidu
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu clarified that members of Parliament do not enjoy any immunity from arrest in criminal cases when the House is in session and they cannot avoid summons issued by law enforcement agencies.
Aug 05, 2022 02:40 PM IST
Congress MPs wear black in protest against price rise, unemployment
Congress MPs along with party's interim president Sonia Gandhi in the Parliament premises amid protests against Central govt over inflation & unemployment, earlier today.
Aug 05, 2022 01:52 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi brought to Police Lines Kingsway Camp
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has been detained at Police Lines Kingsway Camp.
Aug 05, 2022 01:28 PM IST
Congress MPs detained at Police Lines Kingsway Camp
Congress MPs including Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Ranjeet Ranjan have been detained at Police Lines Kingsway Camp in Delhi.
Aug 05, 2022 01:05 PM IST
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 pm, Lok Sabha till 2
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till 2pm and 2.30pm respectively.
Aug 05, 2022 12:10 PM IST
Rajya Sabha chairman says MPs cannot avoid summons in criminal cases
“MPs cannot avoid summons of law enforcement agencies in criminal cases when the session is on or otherwise. As law-abiding citizens, it's our duty to respect law and legal procedure,” ANI quoted Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu as saying.
Aug 05, 2022 11:52 AM IST
Congress MPs begin march to Rashtrapati Bhavan
Congress MPs, including Rahul Gandhi, have started their march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan to register their protest over inflation and unemployment.
Aug 05, 2022 11:38 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament wearing black
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi arrives at the Parliament, wearing black as a mark of protest against inflation and unemployment.
Aug 05, 2022 11:33 AM IST
Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
The Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till 12 noon amid sloganeering from opposition members.
Aug 05, 2022 10:55 AM IST
Kharge wears black in protest against price rise, unemployment
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge wore a black kurta and turban in protest against price rise and unemployment.
Aug 05, 2022 10:27 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi says finance minister has zero understanding of economy
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said, "I think the macroeconomic fundamentals that she is talking about is something else. I don't think the Finance Minister has any understanding of what is going on in the economy of India, zero understanding. She is there as a mouthpiece."
Aug 05, 2022 09:56 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi says debate not allowed in Houses
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that India is witnessing the death of democracy as the government is not allowing debates in both Houses of the Parliament.
Aug 05, 2022 09:37 AM IST
Congress MP gives Adjournment Motion Notice in LS to discuss India-China border issue
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha to discuss India-China border issue, stating that the "Union Government should clarify its stance on restoration of status quo ante prevailing on the LAC prior to May 5, 2020 and progress made pursuant thereto".
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