Parliament: Lok Sabha resumes with discussion on Covid-19

  • Winter session of Parliament: Both houses resumed its proceedings at 11am today.
The house is seeing constant disruption and adjournments as opposition parties are staging protests against the suspension of 12 MPs. 
The house is seeing constant disruption and adjournments as opposition parties are staging protests against the suspension of 12 MPs. 
Updated on Dec 10, 2021 06:01 PM IST
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Parliament reconsituted on Friday the proceedings of the ongoing winter session. The session commenced on November 29 and will likely conclude on December 23.

Both the Houses of Parliament -- Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha -- have been witnessing back-to-back adjournments since the first day of the commencement, due to the constant protests by the opposition parties.

Some opposition members are also staging daily protests against the suspension of 12MPs. They were suspended from Rajya Sabha for their alleged unruly behaviour towards the end of the monsoon session in August.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Dec 10, 2021 06:01 PM IST

    LS adjourned

    Lok Sabha adjourned; LS to convene on Dec 13. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 05:49 PM IST

    Thomas Chazhikadan asks for fixed salaries for Anganwadi workers

    The Kottayam MP said that the govt should switch from paying honorarium to Anganwadi to paying them full salaries. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 05:26 PM IST

    Dubey says Cong wanted to paralyse Modi govt by delaying processes

    The BJP MP says the Congress understood that it will lose the elections in 2014 so it brought unnecessary regulations in the Land Acquistion Act and the Food Security Act to destabilise the plans of the new govt when it came to power in 2014. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    BJP MP Jangra says did yagya for more than 10 hours during Janta Curfew

    The Haryana MP says during the first lockdown's first day his family participated in a yagya for more than 10 years while speaking on environmental pollution in RS. He also said that mental pollution should be tackled too and said that parents should ensure that children don't burst crackers. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha should have been adjourned today in view of last rites of CDC Rawat: TMC MP

    Rajya Sabha should have been adjourned today in order to let all MPs pay tributes to CDS Rawat, says TMC MP Sushmita Dev.

  • Dec 10, 2021 03:40 PM IST

    No farmer died due to police action in year-long protests: Govt

    No farmer died due to police action during the year-long protests by farmers, informs Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in written reply to Rajya Sabha. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    Over 14 crore Health IDs generated so far:Govt

    The government has made a provision for every citizen to generate a Health ID free of cost and over 14 crore such IDs have been created till the first week of December, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar informed the Lok Sabha.

  • Dec 10, 2021 02:17 PM IST

    ‘Need to think what we will leave behind for future generations': BJP MP on climate change

    In Lok Sabha, the members continue to discuss climate change. BJP MP Tapir Gap says, “every individual in the country needs to think of what they will be leaving behind for the future generations." He also said that we need to learn from tribals on how to exist in harmony with nature. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 pm

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 pm today.

  • Dec 10, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Lok Sabha discuss climate change

    Lok Sabha begins discussion on climate change in the house. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 11:50 AM IST

    ‘Stepmotherly attitude towrads Kannada languae by govt': Congress MP

    Congress MP GC Chandrashekar says the govt is showing “stepmotherly attitude” towards Kannada language since the the BJP has come into power.  "When a language dies, we lose the ecosystem around the language," he said in Rajya Sabha. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Lok Sabha resumes with discussion on Covid-19

    In Lok Sabha, RSP MP questions health minister on booster dose policy of the country.  Union minister of health, Mansukh Mandaviya responds saying, "We want that as soon as possible the country achieves 100% vaccination."

  • Dec 10, 2021 11:08 AM IST

    Rajya Sabha proceedings begins

    Rajya Sabha proceedings begins. “Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the adaptation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights," said the chairman as the session began. 

  • Dec 10, 2021 11:06 AM IST

    NDPS to be discussed in Lok Sabha today

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021 for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha on Friday.

  • Dec 10, 2021 10:53 AM IST

    PM Modi holds meeting with senior ministers to discuss strategy for ongoing session

    PM Narendra Modi holds meeting with senior ministers including Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and others to discuss strategy for the ongoing winter session of Parliament.

  • Dec 10, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha 

    Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss "the intrusion of Chinese military into the Indian Territory."

  • Dec 10, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    Congress'  Manish Tewari gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha

    Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the issue of inflation.

  • Dec 10, 2021 07:54 AM IST

    622 Indian fishermen are lodged in foreign jails: Govt in Rajya Sabha

    A total of 622 Indian fishermen are lodged in foreign jails, including 574 in Pakistan, the government informed Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

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BJP’s Somaiya launches fresh attack on Uddhav

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BJP’s SC/ST wing leader killed in Chennai: Police

Balachandar, president of Chennai Central SC/ST wing, was attacked between 6 pm and 7 pm. He was rushed to Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
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TDP, activists raise doubts over police version of driver’s death

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Kerala HC judge Edapaggath recuses from actor’s assault trial

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