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Parliament Live: Speaker Should Never Lose Cool, Says Cong on Suspension of MPs

News18.com | July 25, 2017, 4:00 PM IST
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Parliament proceedings may be interrupted again on Tuesday as the opposition plans to step up its attack on the government. On Monday, six Opposition MPs were suspended from the Lok Sabha for five days on the ground of "highly unbecoming" conduct after they tore up official papers and threw them on the Speaker during a protest over lynchings.​

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Jul 25, 2017 4:00 pm (IST)

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day.

Jul 25, 2017 2:55 pm (IST)

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Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said the matter raised is important but not a point of order.

Jul 25, 2017 2:39 pm (IST)

Congress MP Digvijaya Singh speaks on the issue of farmers’ problems and agrarian crisis.

Jul 25, 2017 2:37 pm (IST)

Rajya Sabha session resumes.

Jul 25, 2017 11:32 am (IST)

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM to enable members participate in the swearing-in ceremony of the President.

Jul 25, 2017 11:21 am (IST)

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 PM to allow members to participate in the President's swearing-in ceremony. 

Jul 25, 2017 11:20 am (IST)

BJP leader Ananth Kumar said Prime Minister Narendra Modi  has condemned the act of MP’s  in the parliament. On Monday six opposition MPs were suspended from Lok Sabha for five days for undermining the Chair's dignity with their “unbecoming” conduct. 

Jul 25, 2017 11:06 am (IST)

The Rajya Sabha schedule for the day

Short duration discussion on farmers' distress leading to rise in the incidents of their suicide in the country.

Bills for consideration and passing:

The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017.

Jul 25, 2017 11:05 am (IST)

The Lok Sabha schedule for the day

Bills for consideration and passing:

The Indian Institutes of Information

Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017.

Jul 25, 2017 11:03 am (IST)

As soon as the Question Hour was taken up, Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of cow vigilantism and the "repeated" incidents of lynching in the name of cow protection.

Jul 25, 2017 10:56 am (IST)

ALSO READ |  Six Congress MPs Suspended for 5 Days After Creating Ruckus in Lok Sabha

The ruckus caused Speaker Sumitra Majan to adjourn the House, and she suspended the six MPs, who are all from the Congress, for

Jul 25, 2017 10:54 am (IST)

Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said Speaker Sumitra Mahajan shouldn't have come under government’s pressure and  lost her cool. He further added she should withdraw her order and allow the members in the House who were suspended on Monday. 

Jul 25, 2017 10:25 am (IST)

Six Cong MPs suspended from LS for causing "grave disorder"

Six Congress members were suspended from the Lok Sabha for five days by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for causing "grave disorder" by storming the Well, tearing papers and throwing them towards the Chair during their protests over the lynching issue.

Ordering their suspension amid noisy protests by Congress members and counter-slogans of "shame, shame" from the BJP benches, the Speaker said the conduct of Gaurav Gogoi, K Suresh, Adhir Rajan Chowdhury, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and M K Raghavan was "highly unbecoming" and had undermined the Chair's dignity

Shortly after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended six Congress MPs from the House, She said She was "deeply hurt" over the conduct of Congress MPs in the House and that she had only asked them to raise the lynching issue after Question Hour.

Jul 25, 2017 10:20 am (IST)

RECAP: Day 6 of the monsoon session witnessed a trade-off between Treasury and Opposition in Lok Sabha. Both Houses faced disruptions as Opposition wanted discussion on agrarian crisis and cow vigilantism.

In Rajya Sabha, the Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill, 2017 was passed and the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017, The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017, and The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017 were taken up. 

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