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Winter Session 2023 highlights: Both houses adjourned, to resume tomorrow at 11 am

Winter Session 2023 highlights: Check out all the latest updates from the Parliament.
Winter Session 2023
Winter Session 2023

Parliament's winter session kicked off with a stormy start after the Opposition leaders raised slogans against the BJP government over the ‘cash-for-query’ case and the Ethics Committee's demand for the expulsion of TMC MP Mahua Moitra in connection with the matter. After the recent three-pronged victory in assembly elections, the hawkish BJP would try to corner the Congress-led Opposition on the floor of both Houses....Read More

Apart from Moitra's expulsion demand, the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill 2023, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita Bill 2023 and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill 2023 to overhaul the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, and Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), 1973, are among the key legislations likely to be taken up during the session. Other bills include one to regulate the appointments of the Chief Election Commission and other election commissioners.

Furthermore, the Narendra Modi government plans to expand reservation for women in legislative bodies to cover Jammu and Kashmir and Puducherry assemblies and has listed two new bills for this purpose in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.

The winter session is effectively the last window for the government to clear legislation before the 2024 Lok Sabha polls will be conducted in 15 sittings till December 22.

Follow all the updates here:
Dec 4, 2023 8:26 PM IST

Both houses adjourned for the day

Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned for the day and will resume tomorrow at 11 am.

Dec 4, 2023 7:08 PM IST

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

Rajya Sabha has been adjourned for the day and will resume at 11 am on Tuesday.

Dec 4, 2023 6:05 PM IST

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary meets Rajasthan BJP MLA Baba Balak Nath

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary meets newly elected Rajasthan BJP MLA Baba Balak Nath on the premises of Parliament in Delhi.

Dec 4, 2023 5:40 PM IST

RS passes Post Office Bill to amend 125-year-old Indian Post Office Act

The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Post Office Bill, 2023 that seeks to repeal the 125-year-old Indian Post Office Act and consolidate and amend the law relating to post offices in the country.

According to the proposed legislation, "the central government may, by notification, empower any officer to intercept, open or detain any item in the interest of the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign states, public order, emergency or public safety, or upon the occurrence of any contravention of any of the provisions of any law for the time being in force".

Replying to the discussion for the consideration of the Bill in the Upper House of Parliament, Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw explained the provision for interception.

PTI

Dec 4, 2023 5:00 PM IST

‘I got justice’: Raghav Chadha after Rajya Sabha Chairman allows him to attend proceedings following suspension

AAP leader Raghav Chadha on Monday expressed happiness over being allowed to attend the proceedings of Rajya Sabha after the House accepted the recommendation of the Privileges Committee that his suspension for more than three months is enough punishment for "violating the rules".

Dec 4, 2023 4:36 PM IST

‘The committee stands committed to upholding the sanctity of Parliamentary proceedings and safeguarding the integrity of the institution’, says Jagdeep Dhankhar referring to AAP's Raghav Chadha

As regards the sentence, the committee finds the suspension suffered by him since 11th August 2023 from the house thus far as the sufficient sentence that will meet the ends of justice. The committee stands committed to upholding the sanctity of Parliamentary proceedings and safeguarding the integrity of the institution. The committee expresses hope that Raghav Chadha will reflect and introspect, RS Chair Jagdeep Dhankhar says in Parliament.

Dec 4, 2023 4:16 PM IST

RS panel holds Raghav Chadha guilty of presenting misleading facts

The Privileges Committee of Rajya Sabha on Monday held AAP MP Raghav Chadha guilty of presenting misleading facts to the media and was allowed to attend the House proceedings after his suspension was ended through a motion.

Chadha was also held guilty of adding names of members in the proposed select panel without their consent.

A motion to end his suspension was moved in the house by BJP member GVL Narasimha Rao, which was adopted by a voice vote, that said his suspension so far is "sufficient punishment" for him.

Dec 4, 2023 3:27 PM IST

Lok Sabha takes up for discussion and passing: The Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2023

Lok Sabha has taken up The Advocates Bill, 2023 for discussion in Parliament.

Dec 4, 2023 2:41 PM IST

Winter Session Live: Raghav Chadha thanks Supreme Court and RS Chariman Dhankar after his suspension was revoked

Dec 4, 2023 2:13 PM IST

Winter Session Live: AAP MP Raghav Chadha's suspension revoked

AAP MP Raghav Chadha's suspension revoked by Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on the motion moved by BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao.

Dec 4, 2023 2:10 PM IST

Winter Session Live: Proceedings in both Houses begin

Proceedings in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha begin after it was adjourned for an hour.

Dec 4, 2023 1:39 PM IST

Winter Session Live: BJP leader from Bengal demands Mahua Moitra's expulsion; ‘CM Banerjee trying to take her side’

"We expect that TMC MP Mahua Moitra should be expelled (from Lok Sabha) today because she has played with the security of the nation. CM Mamata Banerjee is trying to take her side and trying to confuse the people," BJP leader in Bengal Agnimitra Paul said.

Dec 4, 2023 1:28 PM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘What can I say when it’s not tabled yet?' TMC MP Mahua Moitra on panel report

On the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee report on ‘cash-for-query’ case, TMC MP Mahua Moitra said she will speak when the report is tabled before the House.

"What can I say when it was not even tabled (before the Parliament)? Had they tabled it, I would have said something. I will speak when they table it," she said.

Dec 4, 2023 1:09 PM IST

Winter Session Live: Heated debate ensued over ‘misappropriation’ of central funds by Bengal govt

Alleging the TMC-led West Bengal government over the misappropriation of central funds, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, “.Over half a dozen ministers are in jail and they are scared that their leadership will also be sent to jail.”

“In the PM Poshan Yojana (Mid-day meal scheme) they (West Bengal Govt) have misappropriated 4000 crores and the Govt of India has given the inquiry to the CBI,” he added.

Dec 4, 2023 1:04 PM IST

Winter Session Live: Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 PM

Following the conclusion of the Zero Hour, the Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm.

Dec 4, 2023 12:55 PM IST

Winter Session Live: Deep fake worry makes way to Lok Sabha, BJP MP demands law

Raising issues over the deep fake controversy related to filmstars and public figures, BJP MP Jagdambika Pal requested the government to devise a stringent law to deal with the raising concern surrounding the ever-changing technological sector, including the dynamic artificial intelligence.

Dec 4, 2023 12:37 PM IST

Winter Session Live: On Lok Sabha panel's report, Shashi Tharoor says ‘We have a number of very fundamental questions’

“The item of filing of the Ethics Committee report was skipped when they laid papers on the table... We have a number of very fundamental questions about this... In any procedure involving expulsion, there has to be the opportunity for cross-examination of witnesses for all sides to be heard... If an MP criticises the government on the grounds that have not been substantiated and on the basis of charges that would not stand up in any court of law, then we have real trouble with how the parliamentary system is working... I am hopeful that the government is rethinking it,” Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said.

Dec 4, 2023 12:24 PM IST

Winter Session Live: Meanwhile in Rajya Sabha, Jyotiraditya Scindia says ‘Safety and security is the priority’ in aviation

“Safety and security is the priority of our ministry. For security, our institute BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security) keeps a keen watch on all airports and for safety DGCA issues CAR (Civil Aviation Rule) so that the safety of the passengers is kept in mind. Whenever any airline or airport is found guilty, a penalty is imposed on them,” Union civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said in Rajya Sabha.

Dec 4, 2023 12:16 PM IST

Winter Session Live: Congress leaders to meet at Sonia Gandhi's residence to chalk out floor strategy

Congress Parliamentary Strategy Group meeting to be held today at 5 p.m. at Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi's residence to chalk out the strategy for the winter session of Parliament.

Dec 4, 2023 11:50 AM IST

Winter Session Live: LoP in Lok Sabha says ‘will oppose expulsion’ of TMC MP

On the Ethics Committee report on TMC MP Mahua Moitra, Congress leader and LoP in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, “We will oppose that such an expulsion should not be done. We have written a letter and we have been saying that the issues of Parliament should be dealt with inside the Parliament.”

Dec 4, 2023 11:39 AM IST

Winter Session Live: BSP MP Danish Ali demands discussion on ‘cash-for-query’ case; ‘Moitra wasn’t allowed to complete her deposition'

"A discussion in the House must take place because she (Mahua Moitra) was not allowed to complete her deposition because the chairman of committee asked all filthy question about her personal life. That's why we objected and the opposition members walked out," BSP MP Danish Ali said.

Dec 4, 2023 11:36 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Shiv Sena (UBT)'s Priyanka Chaturvedi ‘surprised’ by assembly poll results

"The way they (BJP) have won is surprising, especially in MP and Chhattisgarh but I congratulate them. PM Modi himself was campaigning in these states as BJP had no CM face there. The results of Assembly elections do not convert into Lok Sabha elections. People vote on the issues of the country. INDIA alliance will sit and prepare the agenda and discuss seat sharing as well," Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said as she arrived in Parliament to attend the winter session.

Dec 4, 2023 11:20 AM IST

Winter Session Live: BSP MP Danish Ali stages protest demanding action against BJP's Ramesh Bidhuri

BSP MP Danish Ali stages protest inside the Parliament premises, demanding action against BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri.

Dec 4, 2023 11:17 AM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘Let the report be tabled’, Nishikant Dubey on ‘cash-for-query’ case

“Let the report be tabled. I don't know what is mentioned in the report...What I had to say, I said before the Ethics Committee...I will be able to make a comment only after the report is tabled. Report will be tabled after 12 pm...I don't know how was the report leaked, I think Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury leaked it,” BJP MP Nishikant Dubey said.

Dec 4, 2023 11:12 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Nishikant Dubey hails BJP's victory in 3 states

"This is the victory of the Prime Minister. People voted in his name. In 2024 election, BJP is winning at least 400 seats. Mission 400 paar," BJP MP Nishikant Dubey said after arriving at the Parliament for the Winter Session.

Dec 4, 2023 11:10 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Ruckus ensued in Lok Sabha as the House convened; adjourned till noon

As soon as the Lok Sabha convened for the first day of the Winter Session, the Opposition raised slogans against the BJP government on the ‘cash-for-query’ case against TMC MP Mahua Moitra. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla objected raising placards on the floor of the House, following which, he adjourned the House til noon.

Dec 4, 2023 11:02 AM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘Proud to sit in Parliament as MLA’, says BJP's Prahlad Patel

"I am proud that I will sit in Parliament as an MLA today. I will speak about the Jaljeevan Mission in Rajya Sabha. If there are any questions then I will get a chance to go to both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha...the issues that are listed before us should be discussed," said BJP leader Prahlad Singh Patel.

Dec 4, 2023 11:01 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Union ministers meet in front of Parliament, show victory signs after securing big win in 3 states

BJP MPs, including JP Nadda, Pralhad Joshi and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, show a victory sign at the Parliament referring to the party's big win in three states – Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Dec 4, 2023 10:57 AM IST

Winter Session Live: AAP warns protest, demands release of Sanjay Singh, Manish Sisodia

AAP MP Sushil Gupta said his party will stage a protest if party MP Sanjay Singh and former deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia, who were arrested in connection with the alleged excise policy scam, are not released. “We will demand that Sanjay Singh and Manish Sisodia be released... Otherwise, we will protest,” he said.

Dec 4, 2023 10:52 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Amid facing suspension, TMC MP arrives in Parliament

TMC MP MahuaMoitra arrived in Parliament to attend the Winter Session. She is facing suspension after the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee submitted its report on ‘cash-for-query’ case.

Dec 4, 2023 10:48 AM IST

Winter Session Live: All-party meeting at LoP Kharge's office underway

All party meeting underway at the office of LoP in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge ahead of the commencement of the Winter Session of Parliament today.

Dec 4, 2023 10:47 AM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘Country rejected negativity’, PM says during media address

"The country has rejected negativity. Before the commencement of the session, we hold discussions with our colleagues in the Opposition...We urge and pray for the cooperation of everyone. This time too, the process has been undertaken...I also urge all our MPs that this temple of democracy is essential for public aspiration and to strengthen the foundation of developed India," PM Modi said.

Dec 4, 2023 10:28 AM IST

Winter Session Live: PM Modi addresses media, calls for a productive start

PM Modi speaks to the media ahead of Winter Session of Parliament 2023. He urged all parliamentarians for a productive start with constructive debates throughout the session.

Dec 4, 2023 10:12 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Kharge calls all-party meeting to chalk out floor strategy

"I have called an all-party meeting (of opposition) today to chalk out our strategy," said Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge.

Dec 4, 2023 9:56 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Union minister says govt ready to discuss all issues

"This is the first day of the Winter Session. If Opposition wants discussion on something, they can give notice. Whatever issues the Lok Sabha Speaker and Rajya Sabha Chairman decide, Government is ready to discuss all of them," MoS Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said after arriving at Parliament.

Dec 4, 2023 9:40 AM IST

Winter Session Live: What are the changes introduced in new criminal code bills?

  1. The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023 – introduced in the Lok Sabha on the last day of the monsoon session – include key changes to deal with offences of terrorism, crimes against women, corruption in election processes and acts that are against the State.
  2. Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, or BNSS, which seeks to repeal CrPC, 1973, and deals with legal procedures in criminal cases and makes it mandatory for police officers to make audio and video recordings of search and seizure mandatory, as well as video recording statements of an accused persons.
  3. The Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023, or BSB, which replaces Indian Evidence Act, 1872, lays down how evidence is treated. The proposed provisions will allow witnesses, accused, experts and victims to appear through electronic means.
Dec 4, 2023 9:15 AM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘Imposing Hindi’ in criminal code bills an issue for parliamentarians

Apart from the provisions entered in the recently introduced criminal code bills, that seek to revamp the existing criminal laws, parliamentarians are in disagreement with “imposing of Hindi” as the new bills are named Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill 2023, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita Bill 2023 and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill 2023.

"Most of the members have raised objections against imposing Hindi in the criminal laws by giving new names to the Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code as well as Indian Evidence Act. It is even very difficult to pronounce as far as the people belonging to South Indian states are concerned. The government has not responded. I hope that the House will go without any disruption," Revolutionary Socialist Party's NK Premachandran said earlier.

Dec 4, 2023 9:11 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Congress likely to raise Ethics Committee report on Mahua Moitra

The Congress had earlier said that party members would raise issues related to the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee report on the cash-for-query allegations faced by TMC MP Mahua Moitra.

"Congress does not believe in taking away the rights of Parliamentarians. Congress believes that the membership of those elected by the public should not be taken away by any committee. There should be a discussion on this," Congress MP Pramod Tiwari had told the media.

Dec 4, 2023 9:03 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi urges parties for active cooperation

After the all-party meeting on Saturday, Union parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi urged all the party leaders to actively cooperate during the winter session and to ensure the smooth functioning of businesses in the two Houses of Parliament.

."We have said that we are ready for discussion, but they will also have to follow the procedure for a structured debate. This is the last session of the 17th Lok Sabha. So there should be a structural debate. Our request is that the House run smoothly," he told reporters.

Dec 4, 2023 9:00 AM IST

Winter Session Live: All-party meet held on Saturday

An all-party meeting was held by the government on Saturday to ensure the smooth functioning of the session which will continue till December 22 in 15 sittings.

Dec 4, 2023 8:56 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Parliamentarians give adjournment motion notices to discuss issues

  1. Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the arrest of an ED officer in Tamil Nadu and another ED officer in Rajasthan in alleged corruption matters.
  2. Congress MP Manish Tewari gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha and demands discussion on the death penalty to 8 ex-Indian Navy personnel in Qatar.
  3. CPI MP Binoy Viswam gives Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 and demands discussion on the "fragile ecology of the Himalayas and the severe threat it causes to workers who are at the forefront of development projects in the region, the concerning situation of workers came to light again in the recent collapse of the under-construction Silkyara tunnel in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand."
Dec 4, 2023 11:10 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Ruckus ensued in Lok Sabha as the House convened; adjourned till noon

As soon as the Lok Sabha convened for the first day of the Winter Session, the Opposition raised slogans against the BJP government on the ‘cash-for-query’ case against TMC MP Mahua Moitra. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla objected raising placards on the floor of the House, following which, he adjourned the House til noon.

Dec 4, 2023 11:02 AM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘Proud to sit in Parliament as MLA’, says BJP's Prahlad Patel

"I am proud that I will sit in Parliament as an MLA today. I will speak about the Jaljeevan Mission in Rajya Sabha. If there are any questions then I will get a chance to go to both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha...the issues that are listed before us should be discussed," said BJP leader Prahlad Singh Patel.

Dec 4, 2023 11:01 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Union ministers meet in front of Parliament, show victory signs after securing big win in 3 states

BJP MPs, including JP Nadda, Pralhad Joshi and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, show a victory sign at the Parliament referring to the party's big win in three states – Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Dec 4, 2023 10:57 AM IST

Winter Session Live: AAP warns protest, demands release of Sanjay Singh, Manish Sisodia

AAP MP Sushil Gupta said his party will stage a protest if party MP Sanjay Singh and former deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia, who were arrested in connection with the alleged excise policy scam, are not released. “We will demand that Sanjay Singh and Manish Sisodia be released... Otherwise, we will protest,” he said.

Dec 4, 2023 10:52 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Amid facing suspension, TMC MP arrives in Parliament

TMC MP MahuaMoitra arrived in Parliament to attend the Winter Session. She is facing suspension after the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee submitted its report on ‘cash-for-query’ case.

Dec 4, 2023 10:48 AM IST

Winter Session Live: All-party meeting at LoP Kharge's office underway

All party meeting underway at the office of LoP in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge ahead of the commencement of the Winter Session of Parliament today.

Dec 4, 2023 10:47 AM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘Country rejected negativity’, PM says during media address

"The country has rejected negativity. Before the commencement of the session, we hold discussions with our colleagues in the Opposition...We urge and pray for the cooperation of everyone. This time too, the process has been undertaken...I also urge all our MPs that this temple of democracy is essential for public aspiration and to strengthen the foundation of developed India," PM Modi said.

Dec 4, 2023 10:28 AM IST

Winter Session Live: PM Modi addresses media, calls for a productive start

PM Modi speaks to the media ahead of Winter Session of Parliament 2023. He urged all parliamentarians for a productive start with constructive debates throughout the session.

Dec 4, 2023 10:12 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Kharge calls all-party meeting to chalk out floor strategy

"I have called an all-party meeting (of opposition) today to chalk out our strategy," said Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge.

Dec 4, 2023 9:56 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Union minister says govt ready to discuss all issues

"This is the first day of the Winter Session. If Opposition wants discussion on something, they can give notice. Whatever issues the Lok Sabha Speaker and Rajya Sabha Chairman decide, Government is ready to discuss all of them," MoS Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said after arriving at Parliament.

Dec 4, 2023 9:40 AM IST

Winter Session Live: What are the changes introduced in new criminal code bills?

  1. The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023 – introduced in the Lok Sabha on the last day of the monsoon session – include key changes to deal with offences of terrorism, crimes against women, corruption in election processes and acts that are against the State.
  2. Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, or BNSS, which seeks to repeal CrPC, 1973, and deals with legal procedures in criminal cases and makes it mandatory for police officers to make audio and video recordings of search and seizure mandatory, as well as video recording statements of an accused persons.
  3. The Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023, or BSB, which replaces Indian Evidence Act, 1872, lays down how evidence is treated. The proposed provisions will allow witnesses, accused, experts and victims to appear through electronic means.
Dec 4, 2023 9:15 AM IST

Winter Session Live: ‘Imposing Hindi’ in criminal code bills an issue for parliamentarians

Apart from the provisions entered in the recently introduced criminal code bills, that seek to revamp the existing criminal laws, parliamentarians are in disagreement with “imposing of Hindi” as the new bills are named Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill 2023, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita Bill 2023 and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill 2023.

"Most of the members have raised objections against imposing Hindi in the criminal laws by giving new names to the Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code as well as Indian Evidence Act. It is even very difficult to pronounce as far as the people belonging to South Indian states are concerned. The government has not responded. I hope that the House will go without any disruption," Revolutionary Socialist Party's NK Premachandran said earlier.

Dec 4, 2023 9:11 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Congress likely to raise Ethics Committee report on Mahua Moitra

The Congress had earlier said that party members would raise issues related to the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee report on the cash-for-query allegations faced by TMC MP Mahua Moitra.

"Congress does not believe in taking away the rights of Parliamentarians. Congress believes that the membership of those elected by the public should not be taken away by any committee. There should be a discussion on this," Congress MP Pramod Tiwari had told the media.

Dec 4, 2023 9:03 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi urges parties for active cooperation

After the all-party meeting on Saturday, Union parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi urged all the party leaders to actively cooperate during the winter session and to ensure the smooth functioning of businesses in the two Houses of Parliament.

."We have said that we are ready for discussion, but they will also have to follow the procedure for a structured debate. This is the last session of the 17th Lok Sabha. So there should be a structural debate. Our request is that the House run smoothly," he told reporters.

Dec 4, 2023 9:00 AM IST

Winter Session Live: All-party meet held on Saturday

An all-party meeting was held by the government on Saturday to ensure the smooth functioning of the session which will continue till December 22 in 15 sittings.

Dec 4, 2023 8:56 AM IST

Winter Session Live: Parliamentarians give adjournment motion notices to discuss issues

  1. Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the arrest of an ED officer in Tamil Nadu and another ED officer in Rajasthan in alleged corruption matters.
  2. Congress MP Manish Tewari gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha and demands discussion on the death penalty to 8 ex-Indian Navy personnel in Qatar.
  3. CPI MP Binoy Viswam gives Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 and demands discussion on the "fragile ecology of the Himalayas and the severe threat it causes to workers who are at the forefront of development projects in the region, the concerning situation of workers came to light again in the recent collapse of the under-construction Silkyara tunnel in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand."