Parliament Highlights: 12 MPs suspended for unruly conduct
- Parliament winter session 2021: Farmers have been protesting against the three contentious farm laws for nearly a year. They said that they will not end their stir until all their demands are met.
The winter session of Parliament began on Monday but the first day saw several adjournments. The Lok Sabha passed the bill repealing the three farm laws amid sloganeering by the Opposition. Several MPs from the Opposition, including Congress' Rahul Gandhi, criticised passing the bill without debate. The bill was later passed in the Rajya Sabha as well. Ahead of the parliament session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is ready to discuss every issue provided the dignity of the Parliament and the Chair is maintained. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned as Opposition MPs entered the well of the Upper House. 12 MPs were suspended for unruly conduct earlier this year in August.
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Mon, 29 Nov 2021 04:29 PM
Cong MP Ripun Bora calls suspension murder of democracy
'This is totally undemocratic, murder of democracy and Constitution. We've not been given the opportunity to be heard. This is a one-sided, biased, vindictive decision. Opposition parties haven't been consulted," Bora was quoted as saying by news agency ANI following his suspension for the rest of the Winter Session.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 04:27 PM
Out of 12 suspended MPs, 6 from Congress
Six Cong MPs - Phulo Devi Netam, Chhaya Verma, Ripun Bora, Rajamani Patel, Syed Hussain, Akhilesh Singh were among those suspended
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 03:37 PM
All 12 Rajya Sabha members suspended for rest of winter session
Rajya Sabha has suspended the 12 members for the remaining part of winter session over their misconduct and unruly behaviour during last session.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 03:28 PM
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day amid opposition sloganeering over various issues, reports PTI.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 03:23 PM
Winter Session: 12 MPs suspended
The following MPs were suspended for unruly conduct - Elamaram Kareem (CPM), Phulo Devi Netam (INC), Chhaya Verma (INC), Ripun Bora(INC), Binoy Viswam (CPI), Rajamani Patel (INC), Dola Sen (TMC), Shanta Chhetri (TMC), Syed Nasir Hussain(INC), Priyanka Chaturvedi (Shiv Sena), Anil Desai (Shiv Sena) and Akhilesh Prasad Singh (INC).
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 02:49 PM
Rahul Gandhi condemns no discussion on Farm Laws Repeal bill, says ‘govt scared of discussion’
“Earlier, we had said that the govt will have to withdraw the farm laws, and today these laws were repealed. It is unfortunate that the farm laws were repealed without discussion. This government is scared of holding a discussion,” says Rahul Gandhi to mediapersons outside the Parliament.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 02:12 PM
Rajya Sabha passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 amid ruckus
Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 passed in Rajya Sabha amid ruckus.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 02:10 PM
Lok Sabha adjourned till 11am on Tuesday
Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 11 am tomorrow.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 02:09 PM
Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 tabled in Rajya Sabha
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar tables the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 in Rajya Sabha. The bill has already been passed in the Lok Sabha.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 02:08 PM
Welcome the withdrawal but demand discussion: LoP in Rajya Sabha
"We welcome withdrawal of the three farm laws. We demanded a discussion on several incidents that took place during agitation including the Lakhimpur Kheri incident & the electricity bill. Farmers are still present at the protest site," says LoP in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 01:19 PM
Passing of farm laws repeal bill in haste: Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition
"We want that there should be a discussion on the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021. But with the passing of this Bill in Lok Sabha in a haste, they (govt) just want to prove that they are in the favour of farmers," says Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 01:03 PM
‘Farm laws passed, repealed without discussion’: Congress slams Centre amid winter session
“3 Anti-Agriculture Laws were passed in Parliament without discussion & have been repealed without discussion,” says Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala in a tweet.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:52 PM
No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as currency: Centre in written reply to Lok Sabha
Ministry of Finance submits a written reply in Lok Sabha regarding cryptocurrency. “Govt of India does not collect data on Bitcoin transactions. No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as a currency in the country,” it says.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:47 PM
Farm Laws Repeal bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha at 2pm
The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 will be tabled in Rajya Sabha at 2pm today, says Union Minister Pralhad Joshi.
Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2pm.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:29 PM
Tribute to farmers who lost lives during protest: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait on Farm Laws Repeal bill passed
"This (Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 passed by Lok Sabha) is a tribute to all 750 farmers who lost their lives during the agitation. The protest will continue as other issues including MSP are still pending," BKU leader Rakesh Tikait told news agency ANI.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:22 PM
Lok Sabha speaker urges Opposition to bring House in order
Speaker Om Birla had requested Opposition MPs to bring the House in order to allow any discussion before the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 was passed.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:17 PM
Farm Laws Repeal Bill passed amid ruckus in Lok Sabha
The Farm Laws Repeal Bill has been passed amid ruckus in Lok Sabha after it was introduced by Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Meanwhile, Congress demands discussion on the bill in the House.
Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2pm.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:06 PM
TMC protests at Gandhi statue over farm laws repeal bill
Trinamool Congress MPs protest at Mahatma Gandhi statue demanding a discussion over Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021.
“TMC wanted to have a discussion on Farm Laws Repeal Bill but the government is afraid to discuss the conditions of the farmers. Govt is not giving Opposition a chance to speak on behalf of the farmers,” said TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee at the Parliament.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:03 PM
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:20pm
Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 12:20pm.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:38 AM
‘Hollow words’: TMC MP Derek O'Brien takes dig at PM over Pegasus, farm laws
“Hollow words, Mr Prime Minister. You ran away from discussing Pegasus and are responsible for disrupting full Monsoon Session. In Sept 2020 your government broke every rule and bulldozed farm laws. The problem is no one in your Cabinet will tell you that Parliament is not Mann Ki Baat,” O'Brien tweeted.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:22 AM
Lok Sabha adjourned till 12pm amid sloganeering by opposition leaders
Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 12 noon following sloganeering by Opposition MPs.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:05 AM
PM Modi holds meeting with senior cabinet ministers
Narendra Modi holds a meeting with senior cabinet members including defence minister Rajnath Singh, home minister Amit Shah, agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, commerce minister Piyush Goyal and parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi, reports ANI.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:03 AM
RS Chairman to decide on when to move motion for suspending 6 TMC MPs
Rajya Sabha chairman will decide when to move motion for the suspension of 6 TMC MPs who disrupted the house on farm bills, pegasus snooping row.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:01 AM
Sonia Gandhi leads Cong protests asking repeal of farm laws
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi led the party's protest demanding the repeal of the three farm laws by Centre, reports ANI.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:44 AM
RS MP and CPI(M) leader Kareem brings up Tripura poll rigging, gives suspension of business notice
Rajya Sabha MP and CPI(M) leader Elamaram Kareem has given notice under Rule 267 to suspend the business and discuss the "rigging of civic polls in Tripura by the BJP".
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:42 AM
Another TRS MP gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha
TRS MP Nama Nageswara Rao gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the 'national policy on foodgrains procurement'.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:39 AM
Criteria to judge winter session should be on basis of work done, says PM Modi
The criteria to judge the session should be how much work is done, and not how many days are wasted, PM Modi said ahead of the first day of winter session.
“Voices can be raised, but the dignity of Parliament, Speaker and the Chair should be maintained,” he added.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:38 AM
‘Govt ready to discuss all issues,’ says PM Modi ahead of Parliament session
Government is ready to discuss all issues openly, will answer all questions, says PM Modi before Parliament session.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:21 AM
Opposition parties meet at Congress MP Kharge's office
Opposition party leaders hold a meeting at Congress MP Mallickarjun Kharge's office ahead of the Parliament session.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:17 AM
PM's customary address expected at 10:30am today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's customary address is expected at 10:30am. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived at the Parliament as its Winter Session begins today.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:16 AM
Lok Sabha Speaker hopes for smooth run in Parliament
Lok Sabha Speaker Birla hopes House will run smoothly in Winter Session of Parliament.
"The #WinterSession of the Lok Sabha begins today. It is hoped that during the session there will be active cooperation of all the parties, the House will run smoothly and systematically. Members will participate in the proceedings with discipline and decency. With collective efforts, we will enhance the dignity of the House," Om Birla tweeted in Hindi.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:01 AM
Rahul Gandhi calls in support of farmers ahead of Parliament session
“Today, in the name of annadata, we need to raise a sun in the Parliament,” tweeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Hindi.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:48 AM
TRS MP gives adjournment notice in Rajya Sabha over ‘discriminatory crop procurement’ in Telangana
TRS MP Dr K Keshava Rao gives adjournment motion notice in Rajya Sabha over 'discriminatory crop procurement policy of Central government non-procurement of crops from Telengana'.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:31 AM
Congress calls meeting with its Rajya Sabha MPs ahead of Parliament session
Congress has called a meeting of its Rajya Sabha MPs today at the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) office, news agency ANI reported.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:11 AM
Congress MPs Manish Tewari, Manickam Tagore give adjournment notice in Lok Sabha
Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss 'to direct the government to create a record of farmers who lost their lives during farm laws protest and give compensation to their families'.
Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha 'to direct government to initiate repealing of three farm laws & to announce compensation for families of 700 farmers who had died in the last one year during farmers' protest at Delhi borders'.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 08:54 AM
CPI MP gives suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha amid MSP demand
CPI MP Binoy Viswam gives Suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha and demands a discussion on ensuring a legal guarantee for minimum support price.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 08:21 AM
BAC meeting to be held at 10:30 today
Meeting of the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Lok Sabha to be held at 10:30am today, reported news agency ANI.
Mon, 29 Nov 2021 08:21 AM
Opposition to seek formal repeal of farm laws, MSP guarantee in Parliament session today
The Opposition has demanded a formal repeal of the three contentious farm laws as well as a legislation to guarantee minimum support price (MSP). "Many issues including, inflation, fuel price hike, farmers' issues and COVID-19 were raised in the all-Party meeting today. All parties demanded that a law guaranteeing MSP should be made," Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge had told ANI after the all-Party meeting at the Parliament Annexe building on Sunday.