Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have resumed proceedings after a break. Earlier, Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi led a protest on Parliament premises. Both houses were initially adjourned amid sloganeering by Opposition leaders against GST and price rise.
The Lok Sabha session on Thursday was adjourned amid sloganeering by Congress members against the alleged misuse of the Read More
Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw informed the Rajya Sabha that as many as 1,253 railway stations across the country have been identified for development.
Members of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) walked out of the proceedings of Lok Sabha in protest, claiming that they wanted to raise an issue in the House but they were not being allowed. Soon after the House assembled at 12 PM and some papers and reports were laid on the table, the DMK members rose from their seats and began seeking attention of the Chair Kirit Premjibhai Solanki. The Chair, however, asked Union Minister Kiren Rijiju to introduce a Bill in the House, urging the DMK members to take their seats.
Private Members’ Business is being taken up in the Rajya Sabha.
The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022 presented for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha by Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of New and Renewable Energy.
Matters under Rule 377 to be discussed in the house.
The Competition (Amendment) Bill, which seeks structural changes in the governing structure of the Competition Commission of India (CCI), was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Rao Inderjit Singh introduced the Bill seeking substantive provisions to allow the CCI to address the needs of new-age markets.
The CCI has in recent times ordered probes as well as passed various orders with respect to alleged unfair business practices in the growing digital market. The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill was also introduced in the Lower House of Parliament.
Law Minister Kiren Rijiju tabled the Bill.
Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2 PM and Rajya Sabha till 2:30 PM today.
MPs cannot avoid summons of law enforcement agencies in criminal cases when the session is on or otherwise. As law-abiding citizens, it’s our duty to respect law and legal procedure, says Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.
Congress interim president & MP Sonia Gandhi leads protest of party MPs against inflation and unemployment, in Parliament.
Bihar MP brings up the death of 7 people due to consumption of spurious alcohol in the state on Thursday, asks about aid through National Health Mission in Lok Sabha.
Slogans “EDshahi band karo [Stop misuse of ED]” have been raised by the Opposition in Lok Sabha.
Leader of Opposition and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge was summoned by the ED to Herald House while the Parliament was in session. Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh raised the issue of summoning of Kharge by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), saying he was called by the probe agency when Parliament is in session and he left around 12:20 pm and presented himself. ‘This is Modishahi reaching new lows,’ Ramesh tweeted.
Rajya Sabha passed the Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022, by a voice vote amid sloganeering by the opposition, led by Congress members who alleged misuse of the Enforcement Directorate by the government. Lok Sabha had passed the bill last week.