Parliament Highlights: Expected my successor to fulfil commitment I made, says Manmohan Singh
The fifth sitting of the monsoon session of Parliament on Tuesday with discussions on mob lynching, Andhra special status, Bihar shelter home rape case and other issues.
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The fifth sitting of the monsoon session of Parliament on Tuesday began with discussions on mob lynching, Andhra special status, Bihar shelter home rape case and other issues.
Before the start of the session on Tuesday, TDP and TMC MPs staged protests in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament. While the TDP MPs were protesting for the demand of special category status for Andhra Pradesh, TMC MPs protested against the rising mob lynching incidents in the country.
Lok Sabha adjourned
The Lower House of the Parliament is adjourned for the day.
LS passes Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018
The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed in Lok Sabha.
Rajya Sabha adjourned
The Upper House of the Parliament is adjourned for the day.
1,662 defamatory sites, contents blocked by social media platforms: Govt
As many as 1,662 defamatory websites and contents were blocked by social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter following requests from law enforcement agencies: Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir.
Facebook has blocked 956 URLs against requests for 1,076 URLs, Twitter 409 URLs against 728 requests and YouTube 152 URLs against 182 requests, Ahir said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha .
Govt will fulfil its commitments: Rajnath Singh on AP special status
Whatever commits have been made by our government as well as the former government will be fulfilled: Rajnath Singh
We do politics for the development of the country. The promises in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act will be fulfilled: Home minister
I expected my successor to fulfil commitment I made: Manmohan Singh
I expected my successor to fulfil commitment I made: Manmohan Singh in Rajya Sabha on special category status to Andhra Pradesh.
“Commitments made on the floor of the House are to be honoured and fulfilled. They are in the nature of an assurance on behalf of Parliament. I had expected my distinguished successor to fulfil the commitment I had made after consultation with his own colleagues,” the former prime minister said
YSR Congress Party MP remarks during discussion on AP Act
Nowhere in 14th finance commission is it stated that special status cannot be given to Andra Pradesh as BJP has categorically said: YSR Congress Party lawmaker V Vijaysai Reddy.
338 incidents of ceasefire violation during Ramzan in J-K: Govt
A total of 338 incidents of ceasefire violation and cross-border firings were reported in Jammu and Kashmir during the month of Ramzan: Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
Don’t deceive people of AP, says CPI (M) lawmaker T K Rangarajan
Tamil Nadu’s CPI(M) lawmaker CPI(M) lawmaker TK Rangarajan says NDA wanted to use TDP for 4 years and now they have ditched them. “If 5 crore people are being deceived, you’ll deceive 123 crore people.”
Those raising lynching issue are hypocrites: Lekhi
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi dubs those raising the issue of lynching as “hypocrites”, saying they have forgotten the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and the alleged “lynching of karsevaks” in 2002.
The promise given in this temple is being violated: Odisha MP
The promise of special status to Andhra Pradesh was given in this temple of democracy by two prime ministers and it is not being delivered: Odisha MP Prasanna Acharya.
LS takes up anti-corruption Bill
The Lok Sabha takes up the anti-corruption Bill that provides for stringent punishment to bribe givers, and extends prior nod for prosecution to former public officials.
Moving the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh says the Bill provides safeguards to officers who perform their work with honesty.
Derek O’ Brien says BJP should reflect why Sena is not with them
Shiv Sena and BJP go back 29 years. It is for BJP to reflect why Shiv Sena is not with them and questioning them. Shiv Sena was BJP’s largest ally, TDP was their second largest ally and they brought the no-confidence motion: Derek O’ Brien.
The TMC says these are the question BJP’s conscience needs to answer.
Everybody who wants federalism will oppose the BJP: Derek O’ Brien
AIADMK alleges discrimination in allocation of funds to Tamil Nadu
AIADMK lawmaker A. Navaneethakrishnan alleges that Central government has discriminated against Tamil Nadu in allocating funds.
Motor Vehicle bill may be discussed on July 31
The discussion on the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill may resume in the Rajya Sabha on July 31 after Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari holds discussions with various opposition parties seeking amendments to the Bill.
Ensure both AP, Telangana progress: Ghulam Nabi Azad
The govt just announced 15 crore for the tribal population of the state. 1500 crore allotted for Amravati which should have been at least 10,000 crore. The govt is deceiving everyone by saying that it has fulfilled its promises made to Andhra.
Piyush Goyal on black money in Swiss bank
Congress President had been levelling baseless allegations, that money of Indians in Swiss banks have increased by 50%, without understanding seriousness of matter. He’s habituated to speak without knowing truth. We saw how he was exposed by French govt: Finance Minister P Goyal.
Discussion on the Andhra Pradesh Re-Organisation Act
Discussion on the Andhra Pradesh Re-Organisation Act 2014 currently underway.
Lok Sabha adjourned
House adjourned till 2:30 PM.
MoS HRD on NEET data leak
The DG of NIC has told me there has been no data leak from their server. But some private agency has collected data from students. So, perhaps it has been compromised. However, the Govt of India ensures no data leak from any Govt agency: Satyapal Singh, MoS HRD, on NEET data leak.
CBI enquiry being demanded on Bihar shelter rape case
Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan demands CBI inquiry into Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Rape Case, in Lok Sabha, says ‘Till the time the inquiry is not completed, it is to be seen that the girls are given proper security.’
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM as TMC members protest over black money issue.
Rajnath Singh on lynching incidents
Home Minister Rajnath Singh says in Lok Sabha that government will enact a law, if necessary, to curb incidents of lynching.
If state govt recommends this, we will consider a CBI inquiry: Home Minister Rajnath Singh in reply to Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan in Lok Sabha who demanded a CBI inquiry over the incidents of rape at shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.
Parliament discusses black money
After Modi government came to power in 2014, the amount deposited in Swiss National Bank has reduced by 80% between 2014 and 2017: Finance minister Piyush Goyal in Rajya Sabha
According to data released by Swiss National Bank, loans and deposits of individual Indians in the bank decreased by 34.5% in the last year compared to the previous year.
News reports quoting Swiss Bank’s annual statistics showed increase of 50% in its total liabilities towards India in ‘16-’17. Data is misinterpreted, it includes Non-deposit liabilities,Business of Swiss branches in India,Inter bank transactions,Fiduciary liability.
It’s assumed that assets held by Indian Residents in Switzerland are undeclared.BIS data shows non-Bank loans&deposits(constituting individual&corporate deposits used as Black money haven in past & exclude interbank transactions)fell by 34.5% in ‘17 compared to ‘16.
Focus on Bihar shelter home rape case
RJD MP Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav raises the issue of Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case in Lok Sabha, says, “This is a matter of national shame.”
Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan demands CBI inquiry into the case, saying: “Till the time the inquiry is not completed, it is to be seen that the girls are given proper security.”
Home minister on lynchings
“We are thoughtful about this. This didn’t start only recently, the incidents of lynching have been going on since years. I have said this earlier too, the biggest mob lynching is, what happened in 1984: Home minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha
Police & cow vigilantes are hand in glove in Alwar lynching
Police & cow vigilantes are hand in glove in this matter. It was the duty of the police to take him to hospital immediately. Police has played a suspicious role. This is a case of not only mass lynching but also custodial death, says Congress Alwar MP Karan Singh Yadav.
MSP of more than 50% of production cost to farmers
Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said in Parliament today that the government is committed to providing the minimum support price of more than 50% of the production cost to the farmers.
Congress likely to move privilege motion over Rafale deal
Congress is likely to move a privilege notice against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman for allegedly misleading the Lok Sabha, party leaders said.
Bills to be discussed in Rajya Sabha
Business listed in Rajya Sabha today: Bills for passage
Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill
Motor Vehicles Amend Bill.
Discussion on the non implementation of the provisions of Andhra Pradesh Re-organization Act, 2014 also scheduled.
Bills to be discussed in Lok Sabha
Three Bills listed for discussion and passage in Lok Sabha today:
Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill,
Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, and
Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-third Amendment) Bill
TMC MPs protest over lynching incidents
Delhi: All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs stage protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over incidents of lynching pic.twitter.com/UVV3APaCN7— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2018
TDP MPs protest outside Parliament
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over the demand of special status for Andhra Pradesh.
Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha
Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan and RJD MP JP Yadav give Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over the incidents of rape at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.
Zero Hour Notice in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha gives Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over the incidents of rape at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.
CPI MP Mohd Salim gives Zero hour notice in Lok Sabha over situation of violence in West Bengal and Tripura