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Parliament Highlights: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow

  • Parliament Winter Session: Opposition parties earlier said that they will ensure smooth functioning on the floor today and end the stalemate in both houses of Parliament.
Parliament’s Winter Session (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 01, 2021 08:53 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Din continued to prevail on the third day of the Parliament Winter Session as opposition parties' demand for revocation of the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs was rejected by chairman Venkaiah Naidu yet again.

While the Opposition raised slogans of “we want justice” in Lok Sabha, the suspended lawmakers sat on dharna in front of the Gandhi statue inside the Parliament premises.

After a chaotic beginning to the Winter Session of Parliament on Monday, the stalemate in the Rajya Sabha was expected to end as opposition parties had said they would maintain House order and take part in the proceedings on Wednesday.

On Monday, 12 lawmakers were suspended for the remainder of Parliament winter session under Rule 256 for their “unruly and violent behaviour” on the last day of the monsoon session on August 11. The leaders included six from Congress, two each from TMC and Shiv Sena and one each from CPM and CPI. This was the biggest such action in the history of the Upper House.

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  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:53 PM

    Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow, 2nd December

    The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow (December 2). Earlier in the day, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned amid continued pandemonium owing to the suspension of 12 opposition MPs.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 06:46 PM

    LS passes the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill

    Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, which proposes setting up of a national registry and registration authority for clinics and medical professionals serving in the industry, PTI reported. The bill was tabled by Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 04:02 PM

    Lok Sabha BJP MP urges govt to implement Uniform Civil Code

    BJP member Nishikant Dubey urged the Centre on Wednesday to bring a law soon to implement a Uniform Civil Code in the country.

    Raising the issue in the Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Dubey said the Allahabad High Court had last month asked the Centre to consider setting up a panel for implementing the mandate of Article 44 of the Constitution, which speaks about a Uniform Civil Code for the citizens throughout the territory of India.

    "Even after 75 years of Independence, we have not been able to bring in a Uniform Civil Code. I urge the government to soon bring a law to implement a Uniform Civil Code," he said. (PTI)

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 03:11 PM

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till Thursday amid ruckus in Parliament

    Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day as the Opposition continued ruckus over the suspension of 12 Opposition members of the House.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 02:36 PM

    'This is insult': Mallickarjun Kharge on govt saying ‘no record’ on farmers' deaths

    “This is farmers' insult. More than 700 farmers lost their lives during protests against 3 farm laws. How can Centre say that they don't have any record of it?” says Leader of Opposition Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge.

    "If government doesn't have a record of 700 people then how they had collected data of lakhs of people during pandemic. Over 50 lakh people lost their lives due to Covid-19 in the last 2 years but according to govt, only 4 lakh people died due to the virus," he added. Read more.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 02:26 PM

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3pm

    Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 3pm following sloganeering by Opposition MPs.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 02:00 PM

    Dam Safety Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha, LS to discuss reproductive tech regulation bill

    The Dam Safety Bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha after it resumes at 2pm. Meanwhile, Lok Sabha is expected to discuss the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 01:22 PM

    1 lakh ex-gratia paid to next of kin of J&K civilians: MoS Home

    An ex-gratia amount of 1 lakh is paid to the Next of the Kins of civilians killed in terrorism-related violence under the existing scheme of J&K govt. In addition, 5 lakhs is given under a separate Central scheme, says MoS Home Nityanand Rai in Rajya Sabha.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 12:44 PM

    Infiltration, terrorist attacks fell significantly in J&K, says MHA

    In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Union ministry of home affairs said that the incidents of infiltration and terrorist attacks have decreased significantly since 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir, reports ANI. 

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 12:07 PM

    Suspended MPs should express remorse: Union minister Pralhad Joshi

    “If the 12 suspended members of Rajya Sabha want to come to the House, then they should express remorse. Let them sit on dharna...I pray Mahatma Gandhi gives them wisdom," said Union Minister Pralhad Joshi.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 12:06 PM

    Parliament proceedings resume

    Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha proceedings have resumed after being adjourned till noon.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:44 AM

    ‘No record on farmers’ death during protests: Govt in Parliament

    "The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare has no record in the matter and hence the question does not arise," says government in Parliament when asked whether it proposes to provide financial assistance to the kin of farmers who died during the agitation'.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:33 AM

    Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon amid sloganeering by Opposition

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon following uproar by Opposition MPs. Rajya Sabha has also been adjourned till 12pm.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:15 AM

    Will continue dharna till we get justice: TMC MP

    At the protest site in front of Gandhi statue, TMC MP Dola Sen says, “The suspension of MPs shows the arrogance of those in the majority. When they were in opposition they also used to disrupt Parliament proceedings. We will continue our 'dharna till the time we don't get justice.”

    Congress MP Rahul Gandhi was among opposition MPs protesting against the suspension of 12 opposition members of Rajya Sabha.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:13 AM

    Congress, DMK MPs walk out from Lok Sabha

    Congress and DMK MPs stage walkout from Lok Sabha amid Question Hour.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:11 AM

    Amid sloganeering, Congress' Adhir Ranjan Choudhary raise issue of farmers' death

    Leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raises the issue of death of farmers during farm laws protest in Lok Sabha. Opposition MPs raise slogans of "We want justice" during the Question Hour in the House.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 10:42 AM

    Demanding revocation of suspension of 12 MPs: LoP Rajya Sabha Mallickarjun Kharge

    “We are demanding the revocation of suspension of 12 Opposition members of the Rajya Sabha. We will hold a meeting and decide the future course of action,” said Leader of Opposition Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge at the Parliament.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 09:55 AM

    Cabinet meet at 1pm in Parliament today

    Meeting of Union Cabinet scheduled to be held at 1320 hours in Parliament today. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) will meet ahead of it at 1310 hours.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 09:48 AM

    Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha

    Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on "high rate of inflation, price hike of LPG cylinders".

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 09:21 AM

    Congress MP Manickram Tagore gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha

    Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to "discuss the actual number of Covid-19 deaths and direct the Govt to ensure that the poor get 4 lakhs each."

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 09:19 AM

    Congress leader in RS gives suspension of business notice over price rise of essential goods

    Congress Rajya Sabha MP Shaktisinh Gohil has given a suspension of business notice in the House over the issue of 'price rise of essential commodities like food grains, edible oils, petrol-diesel and LPG cooking gas'.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 09:17 AM

    Health minister to move reproductive technology regulation bill in Lok Sabha

    Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya will move the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020 in Lok Sabha today. The Bill is for regulation and supervision of assisted reproductive technology clinics, prevention of misuse, safe and ethical practice of reproductive technology services.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 08:43 AM

    Centre demands apology from 12 suspended Rajya Sabha MPs

    Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal defended the Chair's decision to suspend the Opposition members and condemned the behaviour of the members during the Monsoon session.

    "It is regrettable that the Leader of Opposition lowered the dignity of the House by making allegations regarding the suspension of 12 MPs." he said, demanding that the suspended MPs apologise.

  • Wed, 01 Dec 2021 08:07 AM

    12 suspended Rajya Sabha MPs to sit in dharna at Gandhi statue

    The 12 suspended MPs from the Rajya Sabha have decided to sit on a protest in front of Gandhi statue on Parliament premises, reportedly at 10am. Leaders of various Opposition parties will also be joining the protests. Congress party has asked all the MPs from Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha to be there as a mark of solidarity for them.

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