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Parliament Live: Opposition, Govt Spar Over Suspension on Congress MPs

News18.com | July 27, 2017, 2:29 PM IST
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The Lok Sabha today saw a verbal clash between the ruling side and the opposition, with the Congress demanding immediate debate on the lynching issue while the BJP sought apology from the Congress members suspended for throwing papers towards the Speaker.

The Rajya Sabha witnessed heated exchanges between treasury benches and Congress members as three BJP lawmakers, including Subramanian Swamy, raised the issue of Samjhauta Express train blast of 2005.
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Jul 27, 2017 12:07 pm (IST)

Business scheduled for Rajya Sabha:

Calling Attention Motion on situation arising out of recent floods in various parts of the country, particularly in Assam

Bills for consideration and passing:

- The Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017.

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

- The Indian Institute of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017.

Jul 27, 2017 12:05 pm (IST)

Business scheduled for Lok Sabha:

Bills for consideration and passing:

- The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

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

- The Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017.

- The Banking Reguation (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

Jul 27, 2017 11:47 am (IST)

Lok Sabha resumes, Congress MPs are shouting slogans, they want the Speaker to revoke suspension of six MPs. On Monday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended six Congress MPs for five consecutive sittings for improper conduct. 

Jul 27, 2017 11:38 am (IST)

She further says, “We have rescued over 80,000 stranded Indians from various countries. I am just one tweet away from helping Indians.” “Partap Singh Bajwa accused me of misleading the nation. I haven't misled anyone. I have sought help from every nation willing to help us. I have spoken to Iraq government. I have spoken to Turkey,” said Sushma Swaraj

Jul 27, 2017 11:33 am (IST)

I have no evidence that they are dead or alive. I will accept Harjit Masih's claims only if I get credible evidence. The House should tell me if I should stop the search or continue to trace them as six sources give optimistic response, said Sushma Swaraj.

Jul 27, 2017 11:25 am (IST)

The day I get proof of whereabouts of 39 missing Indians, I will come here if the session is on or inform via Twitter. But I reiterate that I won't declare anyone dead without proof: EAM Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha on 39 missing Indians in Iraq

Jul 27, 2017 11:22 am (IST)

Proceedings of the Lok Sabha were disrupted today as some Opposition parties created uproar over the political developments in Bihar and some other issues. The House had to be adjourned for 25 minutes, just five minutes after it met for the day at 11 am.

Jul 27, 2017 10:18 am (IST)
 

Will raise issue in Parliament strongly, will also speak to other parties and protest at Gandhi statue in Parl: JP Yadav, RJD leader on Nitish Kumar

Jul 27, 2017 10:10 am (IST)

All party meet of Rajya Sabha on Motor Bill 

An all-party meeting will be held today to discuss the fate of new Motor Vehicles Bill which aims at bringing radical reforms in the transport sector. The meeting of leaders of political parties in the Rajya Sabha will take place in the chamber of Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien announced. The meeting on the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was scheduled today but could not take place because of scheduling issues. The bill seeks to amend nearly 30-year old Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.

Jul 27, 2017 9:56 am (IST)

RECAP | After a long reply by the Agriculture Minister on the agrarian crisis, the Rajya Sabha passed the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2017. Rajya Sabha also passesd The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017.  A bill empowering the Centre to collect statistical data from Jammu and Kashmir was also passed by the Rajya Sabha even as various Opposition parties said the move was not proper in view of Article 370 which grants special status to the state.

In Lok Sabha, a bill to declare the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) at Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh as a centre of national importance was passed. The bill provides for inclusion of IIITDM, Kurnool along with the other IITs, in the principal Act. This institute will be declared as an institute of national importance with the power to award degrees to the students.

Jul 27, 2017 9:56 am (IST)

RECAP | On Day 8, the proceedings in the Lok Sabha were disrupted by angry Congress members who raised anti-government slogans over a range of issues, including revocation of suspension of six of its members, forcing its adjournment for the day. 

In the Rajya Sabha, Opposition walked out amid Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh’s reply on the discussion on the agrarian crisis and farmers’ suicide in the country, saying they were not satisfied.

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