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Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs’ 50-hour protest continues

New Delhi: The relay protest started on Wednesday by 20 Opposition MPs suspended from the Rajya Sabha continued on Thursday. The 50-hour protest is being carried out near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi inside the Parliament complex. The 20 Rajya Sabha MPs belonging to DMK, TRS, CPI(M), CPI and AAP, had been suspended on Monday...

Opposition protests against GST in Parliament, demands urgent debate

New Delhi: Opposition MPs in the Parliament were seen protesting against the new GST rates that came into effect on July 18. The Monsoon session of the Parliament began on Monday. “This morning in the Rajya Sabha the Opposition led by the Congress demanded an URGENT debate on price rise and senseless GST rates on...
Monsoon session closed: Rahul Gandhi leads protest march, says voice of 60% population crushed

Monsoon session closed: Rahul Gandhi leads protest march, says voice of 60% population crushed

New Delhi: Opposition leaders in the Parliament, led by Rahul Gandhi, took out a march on Thursday to protest the abrupt ending of the monsoon session on Wednesday, two days before its scheduled closure. The leaders took out the march from Parliament building to Vijay Chowk. Addressing the media, Rahul Gandhi said, “Today, we had...

At BJP Parliamentary meet, Modi tells MPs to ‘expose’ Opposition

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday instructed all MPs of the party to expose the attempts of the Opposition leaders to distrupt proceedings in the Parliament during the ongoing Monsoon session. He was speaking at the BJP’s Parliamentary meeting in New Delhi. Ever since the monsoon session began, neither House of the Parliament...

Parliament’s 19-day monsoon session from July 19: Om Birla

New Delhi: The monsoon session of the Parliament will commence from July 19, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Monday. The session will continue for 19 business days, he said. The dates were planned in wake of declining number of Covid-19 cases, as also the possibility of a third wave later. It may be...

No winter session of parliament due to COVID-19: Centre

Putting an end to all speculations, the Union government has clarified that there will be no winter session of the parliament due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary had earlier written a letter to the government demanding that the winter session of the parliament be held to discuss the ongoing farmers’...

Parliament gears up for monsoon session amid growing COVID-19 cases

The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Friday issued guidelines on holding meetings of parliamentary standing committees with the physical presence of members in Parliament House with some restrictions, as the government explores the possibility of convening the monsoon session in August-end or September amid the coronavirus pandemic. In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, chairpersons of...