The tenth day of the Monsoon session was once again washed out without transacting any significant business. Both Houses were adjourned for the day, amid protests by the Opposition and treasury benches. While members of the Opposition pressed for a discussion on price rise, treasury benches sought an apology from Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury over his “insult” of the President for referring to her as “Rashtrapatni”. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will now reconvene at 11 a.m, on Monday.
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Here are the updates:
Over 4 lakh people went abroad for private jobs since 2020, Centre tells Lok Sabha
Influx of tourists into country not yet at pre-pandemic levels, Centre tells Rajya Sabha
Lok Sabha adjourned again, to reconvene on Monday
The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Monday, August 1, as soon as the House took up matters under Rule 377. Earlier, Opposition continued protests and sloganeering against the Government, while those from the BJP demanded an apology from Congress President Sonia Gandhi over her colleague Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary’s remarks on the President.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till August 1
Amid ruckus, Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till Monday (August 1), 11:00 a.m.
Question Hour commences
Rajya Sabha commences with Question Hour with Dr. Sasmit Patra in the Chair. Opposition MPs display placards in the Well of the House, raising slogans. Dr. Patra reiterates the importance of Question Hour and urges MPs to vacate the Well and take their seats.
Proceedings resume in Lok Sabha, Opposition continues protests
Lok Sabha takes up business of the day after it resumed proceedings at 12 noon. Mr. Rajendra Agrawal is in the Chair. Opposition, meanwhile, continues protests and sloganeering.
Rajya Sabha rejects suspension notices, House adjourned
Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh Narayan rejects suspension notices as the House is set to hold discussion on price rise, GST next week. House adjourned till 12 noon as Opposition MPs rise in protest
Proceedings resume in Lok Sabha, adjourned within seconds
The Lok Sabha resumes proceedings on Day 10 of the Monsoon Session at 11 a.m. on Friday. However, the House was adjourned as soon as it met till 12 noon amid uproar by Opposition.
Rajya Sabha commences
Opposition MPs demand discussion on Gujarat hooch tragedy as papers are being laid in the Upper House
Suspended MPs continue 50-hour protest
27 MPs including 23 Rajya Sabha MPs and 4 Lok Sabha MPs have been suspended for “unruly behaviour” during the ongoing Monsoon session of Parliament. They are currently holding a marathon 50-hour protest in the Parliament complex
Lok Sabha: Congress MP K.Suresh gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over "shocking attempt by BJP MPs incl Minister Smriti Irani to threaten Congress President Sonia Gandhi".
Rajya Sabha: Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda gives suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha over Centre's Agnipath recruitment scheme. Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha MP Pramod Kumar gives zero-hour notice on the issue of "surge in Indian money held in Swiss banks".
Congress to hold a meeting with all its MPs
All Lok Sabha MPs of the Congress Parliamentary Party to hold a meeting in Parliament House today, reports ANI
Legislative Business for today
Lok Sabha: Union Minister Bhupender Yadav to move that the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021 be taken into consideration.
Read more about the amendments to the Bill here.
Rajya Sabha: CPI(M) MP John Brittas to table a resolution seeking a rehabilitation and reintegration package of Rs. 2000 crore submitted by the Government of Kerala for immigrants who have returned to Kerala durimg COVID-19 lockdown and now need reskilling.
Congress MP Dr. Amee Yajnik to table a resolution seeking constitution of a Committee to look into backlog of cases, arrears, delay in justice to litigants and access to justice and then take necessary steps under the Union Law Ministry based on the Committee's report.
DMK MP Tiruchi Siva to table a resolution seeking enactment of the draft Bill, ‘the Healthcare Service Personnel and Clinical Establishments (Prohibition of Violence and Damage to Property) Bill’ as a Central law to protect healthcare workers from attacks.
Congress MP Dr Fauzia Khan to table a resolution seeking appropriate steps to make the Insurance Companies comply with section 21(4) of the Mental Healthcare Act to ensure transparency in operations
Parliament watch podcast for Day 9
In this episode of the Parliament Watch podcast, we cover the suspension of three more Rajya Sabha MPs, written replies, and protests by BJP as well as the opposition.