Wednesday, December 7, marks the seventh day of the ongoing Winter session of Parliament. The session has, thus far, been marred by opposition protests over issues such as the repeal of the three central farm laws, suspension of 12 opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha for the rest of the session, and, on Monday, the killing of civilians in Nagaland by security forces, in what the Centre and the Army has described as a case of ‘mistaken identity.’
The Winter session, which began on November 29, is scheduled to conclude on December 23.
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Dec 07, 2021 10:16 PM IST
Lok Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow
Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 11am tomorrow (December 8).
Dec 07, 2021 06:45 PM IST
Under insolvency law, 421 cases involving a realisable value of over ₹2L crore were resolved till Sept 30: Govt at RS
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that a total of 421 cases involving a realisable value of ₹2.55 lakh crore were resolved, and 1,149 cases having a liquidation value of ₹52,036 crore went for liquidation under the insolvency law till September 30.
Dec 07, 2021 04:51 PM IST
55 terror funding cases assigned to NIA from 2018-2020
18, 14 and 23 cases of terror funding entrusted to the National Investigation Agency in 2018, 2019 and 2020 respectively. Nine cases assigned till November this year: MoS (Home) Nityanand Rai in Lok Sabha
Dec 07, 2021 04:30 PM IST
Cong MP Tharoor and BJP's Dubey spar in Lok Sabha
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and BJP's Nishikant Dubey spar in Lok Sabha over HC, SC Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill.
Dec 07, 2021 03:57 PM IST
Suspension of MPs: Opposition parties to boycott RS tomorrow
Opposition and like-minded parties will boycott the Rajya Sabha tomorrow over the suspension of 12 MPs: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena MP
Dec 07, 2021 03:31 PM IST
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day, to resume at 11am on Wednesday.
Dec 07, 2021 02:48 PM IST
‘Suspension of MPs is against democracy’: Mallikarjun Kharge
Suspension of MPs is against Constitutionand democracy. They would've suspended MPs if Monsoon session went for adjournment but punishing members in Winter Session for what they did in Monsoon sitting is wrong. They didn't even mention charges: Mallikarjun Kharge
Dec 07, 2021 02:21 PM IST
Extension in jurisdiction of BSF aimed at empowering force, says MHA
Extension in territorial jurisdiction of the Border Security Force in some states is aimed at empowering the BSF to discharge border guarding duties more effectively in the wake of use of technology like drones, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, etc by anti-national forces for surveillance and smuggling: Nityanand Rai, MoS (Home), in Lok Sabha.
Dec 07, 2021 01:32 PM IST
‘Govt responsible for today’s obstructions in Rajya Sabha'
The government is responsible for the obstructions arising in the Rajya Sabha today. We tried a lot to facilitate the functioning of the House, we met Leader of the House and Chairman repeatedly to put forth our views that MPs can be suspended only as per Rule 256: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress MP and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha
Dec 07, 2021 01:04 PM IST
‘Farmers should be given their rights’: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha
“I want that the farmers be given their rights, they should be given compensation as well as jobs,” says Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha.
Dec 07, 2021 12:27 PM IST
Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs continue sit-in protest
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan join the sit-in protest by the 12 suspended Rajya Sabha MPs at the Gandhi statue in Parliament premises.
Dec 07, 2021 11:38 AM IST
NPP gives adjournment motion notice in LS over AFSPA
National People's Party (NPP) MP Agatha Sangma gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the demand to repeal AFSPA.
Dec 07, 2021 11:12 AM IST
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid demand by Opposition MPs for the revocation of suspension of 12 members of the House.
Dec 07, 2021 11:10 AM IST
BJP's Sushil Modi gives zero-hour notice in Rajya Sabha
BJP MP Sushil Modi gives zero-hour notice in Rajya Sabha seeking removal of an MPs discretionary power to exclusive quota for admission in Kendriya Vidyalaya.
Dec 07, 2021 10:30 AM IST
Cong RS member gives adjournment motion notice over MSP Act
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Deepender Hooda gives adjournment motion notice over farmers demand for MSP Act, compensation and job for the families of the farmers who died during agitation and withdrawal of cases filed against them.
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath is the man in the hot seat as the BJP eyes an unprecedented fourth win in a row in UP after a hat-trick of sorts in 2014, 2017, and 2019 (the first and the last, when it won the Lok Sabha elections).
Also, weekly case positivity may remain as high as about 18% nationally, officials said, adding that certain states were showing a positive trend of decline in weekly case positivity as well as new cases
Days ahead of the assembly elections, Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday held a door-to-door campaign in politically key western UP, where the party is bracing for a strong fight with its rivals in the region’s 143 seats.
The reasons for the large excess were three active western disturbances (WDs), including two that came in quick succession, which affected northwest India between January 5 and 9 and then January 21 and 24.
New Delhi: Armed with a roughly 230-million strong Aadhaar-linked database of migrant labourers and gig workers, the government is considering an urban equivalent of its flagship rural job scheme and direct transfers related to various welfare programmes as part of its drive to help the urban poor and boost consumption, three people aware of the development said
The 94 deaths spread over 13 days means there were a little over seven fatalities a day caused primarily by Covid-19 on average, corresponding to a period when cases were at its peak. The death audit committee also found that 64% of the deaths in which Covid-19 was the primary cause were in unvaccinated people
Jaishankar made the remarks while participating in a virtual conversation with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian that focused on the EU-India partnership in the Indo-Pacific during the French presidency of the bloc.