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Parliament Highlights: 6 Congress MLAs suspended over conduct

india Updated: Jul 24, 2017 20:11 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
A view of the Lok Sabha as opposition members protest during the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament. (PTI Photo)

A view of the Lok Sabha as opposition members protest during the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament. (PTI Photo)

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday after Opposition members created pandemonium as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended six Congress MPs for five consecutive sittings for improper conduct.

Legislative business for the two Houses
  • Bills to be introduced in Lok Sabha:
  • The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  • The Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  • Bills for consideration and passing:
  • The Indian Institutes of Information
  • Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  • The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
  • Bill for withdrawal in Rajya Sabha
  • The Architects (Amendment) Bill, 2010.
  • Bills for consideration and passing:
  • The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  • The Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill, 2017.
  • The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017.
  • The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The monsoon session will continue till August 11.

Here are the live updates:

4.55pm: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to shortly speak on the issue of 39 Indians abducted in Iraq’s Mosul in 2014.

3:32 pm: The Upper House takes up the Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017 for consideration.

3:31 pm: Rajya Sabha passesthe Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill, 2017.

3:10 pm: MP Nirmala Sitharaman seeks support to make Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) an institute of national importance. She says we are correcting the wrong policies of collecting illegal leather from unregulated sector.

3:08 pm: SP MP Ram Gopal Yadav says first correct the wrong policies on leather industries including ban on slaughter houses.

2:39 pm: “Leather industry is in great crisis” says Trinamool MP Manis Gupta in Lok Sabha.

2:30 pm: Lok Sabha resumes. Amid uproar, the Chair adjourns the House till tomorrow.

2:16 pm: Congress party member PL Punia speaks on hardships forced upon leader industry during discussion of The Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill, 2017.

2:07 pm: Lok Sabha is adjourned till 2:30 pm.

2:06 pm: Lok Sabha speaker S Mahajan suspends Gourav Gogoi, K Suresh, Adhiranjan Chowdhary, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and MK Raghavan for five days. The members had torn papers and raised slogans in the Well to protest the incidents of lynching by cow vigilantes.

She says members “persistently and willfully” disrupted the House by tearing and throwing papers towards the chair, causing “grave disorder”.

1:23 pm: Not just merger but re-alignment and new financial arrangement will be done. HPCL will become ONGC subsidiary: Union minister D Pradhan on HPCL merger.

1 pm: Rajya Sabha is adjourned till 2 pm.

12:46 pm: Lok Sabha is adjourned till 2 PM as Opposition creates noisy scenes over lynchings by cow vigilantes.

12.45 pm: SAD MP Prem Singh Chandumajra raises the issue to missing Indians in Mosul and demands clarification on the matter. Lok Sabha speaker says external affairs Sushma Swaraj to give statement at 5 pm.

12.30 pm: Union water resources minister Uma Bharti speaks in the Rajya Sabha on cleaning of rivers and rejuvenation of the Ganga.