Parliament LIVE: Monsoon session of ends four days ahead of schedule

Updated on Aug 08, 2022 05:54 PM IST

Monsoon session 2022 LIVE updates: The session began on July 18 and is scheduled to go on till August 12, if not called off earlier.

Members in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.
Members in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.(PTI)
By, New Delhi

Monsoon session 2022 LIVE updates: The ongoing monsoon session of Parliament has entered its final week, and though the session is scheduled to conclude on August 12, there are reports that it may be called off earlier. 

Throughout the session, which began on July 18, the government and opposition have been at loggerheads over a host of issues, including inflation, alleged misuse of central agencies against opposition leaders, etc. During the second week, as many as 24 MPs (20 from Rajya Sabha and 4 from Lok Sabha) were suspended. However, the suspension of the Lok Sabha members – all from Congress – was later revoked.

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  • Aug 08, 2022 05:39 PM IST

    Monsoon session ends as both houses adjourned sine die

    Monsoon session ends as both houses adjourned sine die

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:16 PM IST

    ‘In line with Congress mindset’: Law minister on Kapil Sibal's remarks on judiciary

    Statement made by Kapil Sibal is in line with his existing mindset. For Congress & like-minded people, Courts/constitutional authorities must favour them or work as per their interest, or else they start attacking constitutional authorities themselves: Union Law Min Kiren Rijiju

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:56 PM IST

    ‘We are not enemies…’, says V-P Venkaiah Naidu in his last remarks in House

    We are not enemies, we are rivals. We must work hard to outshine others in competition but not run down others. My wish is that Parliament functions well... I'm thankful & moved by your love & affection, said M Venkaiah Naidu, in his last remarks as the Rajya Sabha Chairman & VP

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:24 PM IST

    Lok Sabha: Speaker Birla takes exception to Oppn MP approaching minister during Question Hour

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday took exception to an opposition MP walking up to a Union minister's seat during Question Hour, saying no one should move around without his permission, PTI reported.

    It was after the House discussed a supplementary question related to the availability of human resources in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Union minister Rao Inderjit Singh called Trinamool Congress MP Sougata Roy to explain the government's position in private.

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:42 PM IST

    Value of fake currency seized declined 80 pc since 2016-17, MoS Finance informs Parliament

    The value of counterfeit notes detected in the banking system has reduced from 43.47 crore in 2016-17 to 8.26 crore in 2021-22 -- a decline of around 80 per cent, Union Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary informed Lok Sabha on Monday, ANI reported.

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Bidding adieu to Venkaiah Naidu, Kharge, Derek recall fond memories. Watch

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu was accorded a rich farewell in Parliament on Monday by leaders across party lines as his tenure comes to an end. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s heartfelt speech, opposition leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Trinamool Congress’s Derek O’Brien also recalled VP Naidu’s term in the upper house. Read more

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    Members laud Naidu's role as RS Chairman, urge him to write autobiography

    Members cutting across party lines Monday bade farewell to vice president M Venkaiah Naidu, lauding his role as Rajya Sabha chairman and recollecting how he inspired and allowed them to speak in their native languages. While some Opposition members urged him to pen an autobiography, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge appreciated how Naidu functioned despite being "under pressure".

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    ‘Will guide India’: V-P Naidu in tears as PM Modi leads farewell in Rajya Sabha | Video

    Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Chairman and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu. PM led the farewell to Naidu in the upper house of Parliament. The Prime Minister called it an emotional moment for the house and said that Naidu's service in Rajya Sabha might be coming to an end, but his legacy will continue to guide the country forever. He even said that Naidu's every word is heard, preferred, revered and never countered. The Rajya Sabha Chairman teared up as members of the house bid him farewell. Watch this video

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:28 PM IST

    No established mechanism to rank cities on pollution: Govt to Lok Sabha

    The government on Monday said there is no established mechanism for ranking cities in terms of pollution and that the satellite data used for the purpose by private institutions and universities is not validated by proper ground truthing, PTI reported. Union Minister of State for Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey said this in the Lok Sabha in response to a question by Congress MP Jyotsna Charandas Mahant.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:19 PM IST

    1,999 insolvency cases were going on as of June 2022: Govt

    As many as 1,999 cases of corporate insolvency resolution process were going on under the insolvency law as of June this year, according to the government.

    The resolution for corporate debtors is done under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code which provides for resolution through a market-driven process, PTI reported. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha on Monday, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Rao Inderjit Singh said the time taken for Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) depends on several factors, including the nature of business, business cycles, market sentiments and marketing effort.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:18 PM IST

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 2.15 pm.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.05 pm

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.05 pm after several MPs' including Prime Minister Narendra Modi's farewell messages to the outgoing Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:43 PM IST

    No hope left in Supreme Court, sensitive cases assigned to only certain judges: Kapil Sibal

    Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament and senior advocate, Kapil Sibal, has expressed his displeasure over some of the recent judgements passed by the Supreme Court saying he has "no hope left" in the institution, ANI reported.

    "If you think you will get relief from Supreme Court, you are hugely mistaken. And I am saying this after completing 50 years of practising in the Supreme Court," Sibal said.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:36 PM IST

    Jharkhand being changed to Islamic state, alleges BJP MP Nishikant Dubey

    “Jharkhand being changed to Islamic state... This is a conspiracy, NIA should be called to investigate. Congress & JMM in it together... They'll take anyone's help to win, be it Pakistan, China”, says BJP MP Nishikant Dubey on many Jharkhand schools having Fridays as week off.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    LoP Mallikarjun Kharge bids farewell to outgoing Vice President & RS Chairman

    We may be people of 2 different ideologies. I may also have some complaints with you but this isn't the time to speak about them. You played your role even under such difficulty&pressure - I thank you for it, says LoP in RS Mallikarjun Kharge to outgoing RS Chairman & VP Venkaiah Naidu.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    “…Govt will complete the incomplete you're leaving behind”: Opposition leader in RS Kharge to outgoing RS Chairman & VP

    "You had advocated for a national policy for Upper Houses in all major states. You also spoke about consensus on Women Reservation Bill & other issues. I believe Govt will complete the incomplete you're leaving behind", says leader of opposition in RS, Mallikarjun Kharge to outgoing RS Chairman & VP.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:09 PM IST

    AAP alleges 'discrimination' against paramilitary forces

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh has given a suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 and demanded to give equal facilities and 'martyr status' to paramilitary forces, ANI reported. In his letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman, Singh said the government "discriminate" between the Army and paramilitary forces. He claimed the benefits Army personnel enjoy are not available for paramilitary forces.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:57 AM IST

    BJP leader Vijay Goel distrubutes Rakhis' with pictures of freedom fighters on them to MPs

    BJP leader and former Union minister Vijay Goel distributes 'Rakhis' with pictures of freedom fighters on them to Members of Parliament.

    We should celebrate the festivals remembering our freedom fighters, Goel says.

     

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:52 AM IST

    “Your every word is heard, preferred and revered…", PM Modi to outgoing VP Naidu in Rajya Sabha

    “Your one-liners are wit-liners. They are win-liners too. It means nothing more needs to be said after those lines. Your every word is heard, preferred and revered and never countered”, says PM Narendra Modi, in Rajya Sabha, to outgoing Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:43 AM IST

    President, VP, speaker and PM all born in Independent India: Modi 

    “We are celebrating such an Independence Day this time, when the country's President, Vice President, Speaker, and PM are all those people who were born in independent India, and all of them hail from very ordinary backgrounds. I think it has symbolic importance,” PM in Rajya Sabha.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Nation will continue to receive benefits of your experience: PM to Naidu

    “You have said several times ‘I am retired from politics but not tired from public life’. So, your responsibility to lead this House might be ending now but the nation as well as workers of public life - like me - will continue to receive benefits of your experiences,” PM in Rajya Sabha.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:36 AM IST

    'Very emotional moment,' says PM Modi on Naidu's farewell

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    "Country's President, Vice President, Speaker, and PM all hail from ordinary backgrounds...", PM Modi in RS

    "We are celebrating such an Independence Day this time, when the country's President, Vice President, Speaker, and PM are all those people who were born in independent India, & all of them hail from very ordinary backgrounds. I think it has symbolic importance", says PM in Rajya Sabha.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:10 AM IST

    'Indian contingent's performance at CWG 2022 - magnificient', speaker Om Birla tells LS

    "I am happy to tell you that the Indian contingent has given a magnificent performance in the Birmingham #CommonwealthGames2022 so far. India has won 18 Gold medals, 15 Silver medals, and 22 Bronze medals, creating history with 55 medals so far", says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

     

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:02 AM IST

    "Rajasthan cannot stop crime against women…", says BJP MP Jaskaur Meena 

    "Our MP Ranjeeta Koli, a Dalit girl was elected to power. They can't swallow this. Rajasthan cannot stop crime against women & CM gives statements in interest of criminals. Our MP's life in threat. I’ve given zero hour notice, will take up this matter in house," BJP MP Jaskaur Meena tells ANI.

  • Aug 08, 2022 10:45 AM IST

    LS speaker Om Birla meets outgoing VP Venkaiah Naidu

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla meets outgoing Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, M Venkaiah Naidu at his residence.

  • Aug 08, 2022 10:29 AM IST

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to get farewell today

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will get a farewell today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present a memento to Naidu and a book chronicling his journey as the V-P and chairperson of Rajya Sabha

  • Aug 08, 2022 09:25 AM IST

    Congress MP moves notice in Lok Sabha over unemployment

    Manickam Tagore moves adjournment motion notice to discuss unemployment.

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