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Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: Sonia Gandhi Leads 'Price Rise Protest' Outside Parl, MPs Seen in Black; LS, RS Resume Proceedings

Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: Sonia Gandhi led a protest on Parliament premises as part of Congress' all India protest against GST, price rise and unemployment; Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha have both resumed proceedings | August 05, 2022, 22:28 IST
Sonia Gandhi leads protest on Parliament premises. (Photo: ANI)

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

Aug 05, 2022 15:23 IST

RS Informed that 1,253 Railway Stations to be Revamped under Adarsh Station Scheme by 2022-23

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.

Aug 05, 2022 14:39 IST

DMK Members Walk Out of LS, Claim They Were Not Being Allowed to Raise Issue

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.

Aug 05, 2022 14:32 IST

Rajya Sabha Resumes Proceedings

Private Members’ Business is being taken up in the Rajya Sabha.

Aug 05, 2022 14:19 IST

The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Presented for Consideration in LS

The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022 presented for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha by Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of New and Renewable Energy.

Aug 05, 2022 14:04 IST

Lok Sabha Resumes Proceedings at 2:00 PM

Matters under Rule 377 to be discussed in the house.

Aug 05, 2022 13:51 IST

Two Bills Introduced in Rajya Sabha

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.

Aug 05, 2022 13:02 IST

Both Houses Adjourned

Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2 PM and Rajya Sabha till 2:30 PM today.

Aug 05, 2022 12:14 IST

The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Introduced in LS

Aug 05, 2022 12:12 IST

The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Introduced in LS

Aug 05, 2022 12:09 IST

MPs Cannot Avoid Summons of Law Enforcement Agencies in Criminal Cases: RS Chairman

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.

Aug 05, 2022 12:02 IST

Lok Sabha Resumes Proceedings

Aug 05, 2022 11:47 IST

WATCH | Sonia Gandhi Leads Protest in Parliament

Aug 05, 2022 11:45 IST

Rajya Sabha Takes Up Zero Hour Questions

Aug 05, 2022 11:44 IST

Sonia Gandhi Leads Protest Inside Parl Premises

Congress interim president & MP Sonia Gandhi leads protest of party MPs against inflation and unemployment, in Parliament.

Aug 05, 2022 11:37 IST

Congress MPs in Parliament Wear Black Clothes in Protest Against Inflation and Unemployment

Congress MPs in Parliament Wear Black Clothes in Protest Against Inflation and Unemployment
Photo: ANI
Aug 05, 2022 11:32 IST

Rajya Sabha Resumes Proceedings

Aug 05, 2022 11:26 IST

Lok Sabha Adjourned Until 12 PM Today

Aug 05, 2022 11:25 IST

Lok Sabha Speaker Asks Sloganeering Oppn MPs to Maintain Decorum in the House

Aug 05, 2022 11:23 IST

Bihar MP Asks About Aid Through National Health Mission in LS

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.

Aug 05, 2022 11:19 IST

Rajya Sabha to Resume Proceedings at 11:30 AM

Enforcement Directorate by the government. As soon as the House met at 2 pm, papers were laid on the table and two resolutions adopted amid continued sloganeering by Congress members. Earlier in the day, Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm as soon as Congress members displayed placards to protest against ED actions and price rise.

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.

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