PM Modi inquires about Sonia Gandhi’s health in Parliament
In Parliament, PM Modi walked up to senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi to inquire after her health .
RS adjourned till for an hour to mourn passing away of sitting MP
Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for almost an hour on Thursday as a mark of respect to sitting MP and senior BJP leader Hardwar Dubey who passed away last month.
When the House met on the opening day of the monsoon session, Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar mentioned of the death of Dubey, who was elected to the Upper House in November 2020.
Parliament Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till 2
Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm as a mark of respect to the Members of the House who passed away recently.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon as a mark of respect for sitting MP Hardwar Dubey who passed away in June.
AAP’s Sushil Kumar Rinku takes oath as a Member of the Parliament
AAP’s Sushil Kumar Rinku takes oath as a Member of the Parliament, in Lok Sabha
Monsoon Session of Parliament begins
The monsoon session of the Parliament begins.
‘Confident that MPs will fully utilise Monsoon Session in people’s interest’: PM Modi
Confident that MPs will fully utilise Monsoon Session in people’s interest: PM Modi before Parliament session
PM Modi urges all states to strengthen law and order in their states
PM Narendra Modi says, “My heart is filled with pain and anger. The incident from Manipur that has come before us is shameful for any civilised society. I urge all the CMs to further strengthen law & order in their states – especially for the security of women and take the strongest measures. Be it any incident in Rajasthan or Chhattisgarh of Manipur or any corner of the country – rise above politics…”
‘What happened with the daughters of Manipur…’: PM Modi
What has happened to daughters of Manipur can never be forgiven, guilty will not be spared: PM Modi.
Opposition alliance ‘INDIA’ new version of East India Company, claims BJP leader Karandlaje
Opposition alliance ‘INDIA’ new version of East India Company, claims BJP leader Karandlaje
PM Modi breaks silence on Manipur incident
Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, “…I assure the nation, no guilty will be spared. Law will take its course with all its might. What happened with the daughters of Manipur can never be forgiven.”
Meeting of like-minded Opposition floor leaders underway
Parliament Monsoon Session: Meeting of like-minded Opposition floor leaders underway at the Rajya Sabha LoP chamber in Parliament to discuss the strategy for the floor of the House.
BRS MP Nama Nageswara Rao gives notice on Manipur violence
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: BRS MP Nama Nageswara Rao gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha demanding a discussion on Manipur situation.
‘Discussion on Manipur violence, govt will reply’: Rajnath Singh
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: There will be a discussion (on Manipur) and someone (from the govt) will reply, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
‘Sensible debate over Manipur violence in Parliament’: Congress MP
Congress MP Manish Tewari says, “…Today, the Monsoon session of the Parliament is beginning. There should be a sensitive and responsible debate over the Manipur situation in both Houses. Manipur is a border state and if the situation is not conducive there and peace & harmony suffer a blow, it will have a far-reaching impact…”
Meeting of Rajya Sabha floor leaders of Opposition parties begins
Leaders attending the meeting are –
Sanjay Singh – AAP
Ram Gopal Yadav – Samajwadi party
Binoy Biswam – CPI
Manoj Jha – RJD
TR Baalu – DMK
Vaiko – MDMK
Derek O’Brien – TMC
Fauzia Khan – NCP
Elamaram Kareem – CPIM
Mahua Majhi- JMM
Priyanka Chaturvedi – Shiv Sena (UBT)
Congress President and LoP in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge is also at the meeting
Union Law Minister Arjun Meghwal on Manipur violence
Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal says, “Yesterday in the all-party meeting, it was said that govt is ready to discuss the Manipur situation. The Speaker and Rajya Sabha Chairman will decide the date for discussion.”
‘Given notice for removal of Tamil Nadu Governor’: DMK MP TR Baalu
DMK MP TR Baalu says, “…I have already given a notice for the removal of the Governor of Tamil Nadu for having defied the Constitution and also over Manipur and other issues. Most important issues will be discussed today.”
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla calls for meaningful discussions during Parliament monsoon session
The monsoon session of Parliament begins on Thursday and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has urged the MPs of all parties for meaningful discussions in the House on issues of national and public interest.
The Monsoon session will begin at 11 am.
‘If Manipur issue is not discussed in Parliament…’: RJD MP Manoj Jha
“I’ve given a notice under Rule 267 over this issue (of Manipur violence). The Chairman also must have seen the visuals, he also must have seen Manipur burning over the last 2.5 months. If the issue is not discussed in the Parliament, then what’s the use of having a Parliament,” says RJD MP Manoj Jha. (PTI)
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Manipur violence
“Our party has visited Manipur. Rahul Gandhi went to Manipur and talked to the people. We want a discussion on Manipur and after the discussion, we also want the government to take the opposition leaders there, but they are not doing so,” said Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge.
‘We are raising Manipur issue in Parliament’: Congress President
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge says, “Today we are raising the issue (of Manipur in Parliament). I have also given notice. We will see whether our Chairman (Rajya Sabha) will allow us to raise it or not. PM is silent on this. You have time to call 38 parties (for the NDA meeting) but you (PM) don’t have time to go there.”
Manipur video: Cong chief accuses Modi govt of turning democracy into ‘mobocracy’
The Congress on Thursday slammed the Centre after a May 4 video of two women being paraded naked in Manipur surfaced, with party president Mallikarjun Kharge accusing the Narendra Modi government of turning democracy into “mobocracy”.
He said that “humanity has died in Manipur” and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak about the ethnic violence-hit state in Parliament and tell the nation what happened.
Priyanka Chaturvedi gives notice on ‘Concerning state of women safety in Manipur’
Shiv Sena MP (Uddhav Thackeray faction) Priyanka Chaturvedi gives Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule 267 to discuss the “Concerning state of women safety in Manipur.”
Congress MP Imran Pratapgarhi gives notice to discuss Manipur situation
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: Congress MP Imran Pratapgarhi gives Suspension of business notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to discuss the Manipur situation.
Parliament Monsoon Session: MPs from several Opposition parties move notices seeking discussion on Manipur issue
Ahead of the Monsoon session of Parliament that begins Thursday, several opposition MPs have given notices in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha demanding discussions on the situation in Manipur arising from a fresh controversy as a video of two women being paraded naked surfaced and was widely circulated.
CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem gives Suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem has given Suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 to discuss the Manipur issue in the presence of the Prime Minister. He has also demanded the response of the PM on this issue in the House.
Congress MP Pramod Tiwari demands discussion on Manipur situation
Congress MP Pramod Tiwari gives Suspension of business notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to discuss the Manipur situation.
Cabinet nod to amendments to Mediation bill
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to the Mediation Bill including reducing the maximum timeline for completing mediation proceedings from 360 to 180 days.
The official amendments to the law ministry bill are likely to be tabled in the Monsoon session of Parliament beginning Thursday.
Opposition to raise Manipur violence issue in Parliament today
The Congress on Thursday slammed the Centre after a May 4 video showing two women being paraded naked by some men in Manipur surfaced and asked when will the Narendra Modi government stop acting like “all is well”.
The party also sought to know when will Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh be replaced.
Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said it has been 78 days since a full-scale ethnic violence broke out in Manipur and 77 days since the ghastly incident where two women were stripped, paraded and allegedly raped.
DCW chief Swati Maliwal on Manipur horror incident
DCW chief Swati Maliwal says, “I am unable to sleep after watching the video which has come from Manipur. The incident happened 2.5 months ago but no arrest has been made so far. I am ashamed that no one has been arrested. Central govt is silent, PM has not made a single statement. I am writing today to the Manipur CM and PM Modi to end the violence in Manipur and take action against the accused and police officials.”
Parliament Monsoon Session: 31 bills to be taken up
Bills on the agenda of the government include Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2019; DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019; Mediation Bill, 2021; Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2022 ; Multi-State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022; Repealing and Amending Bill, 2022; Jan Vishwas (Amendment of Provisions) Bill, 2023; Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023; Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Third Amendment) Bill, 2022 (with respect to State of Himachal Pradesh); Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2022 (with respect to State of Chhattisgarh); Postal Services Bill, 2023; National Cooperative University Bill, 2023; and Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2023, and more.
Congress seeks PM Modi’s response on Manipur violence
The Congress has been seeking a response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Manipur issue, which is facing ethnic violence since May 3 and has seen many fatalities.
Attacking the prime minister over the Manipur issue, Jairam Ramesh said he is taking a meeting on the eight cheetah deaths but there is no expression of concern from him on the situation in the northeastern state.
INDIA’s demand for discussion on Manipur in Parliament non-negotiable: Jairam Ramesh
The opposition’s demand for a discussion on the situation in Manipur during the Monsoon Session is “non-negotiable”, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday, asserting that the government must shun its “my way or the highway” approach and follow a middle path for smooth functioning of Parliament.
With Oppn regrouping to take on govt, monsoon session to be tested for productivity
The monsoon session of Parliament will consider 21 new Bills including those proposing to establish a comprehensive legal framework governing digital personal data protection, giving exemption to certain forest land from legal protection, Bill to replace controversial Ordinance on Delhi services, repeal of 65 obsolete legislation and tighter regulation of multi-state cooperative societies.
TMC to raise Manipur issue in Parliament, condemns sexual assault of women
The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday said the party will raise the issue of ethnic strife-torn Manipur in Parliament, while condemning the incident in which two women were paraded naked and molested by a group of men in the northeastern state.
A five-member delegation of TMC MPs visited two relief camps each in Churachandpur, one of the most affected districts, and Imphal Valley.
‘Manipur horror video incident will be first issue at Parliament today’: MP Priyanka Chaturvedi
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Priyanka Chaturvedi says, “…Yesterday, video of a heinous crime with two women came from Manipur before the country…Such an incident puts the country to shame…As a woman MP, I want a discussion on Manipur. The PM should break his silence and answer the people by speaking on the Floor of the House…Women & Child Welfare Development Minister Smriti Irani never spoke on this but now when there is pressure on her, she says she spoke with the CM…The most incompetent minister of the country should resign. This will be the first issue at the Parliament today…”
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi demands discussion on Manipur violence
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi gives Adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the Manipur situation.
All-Party Meeting: Congress demands discussion on Manipur in Parliament; 31 bills to be taken up
A day after the show of strength by Opposition parties in Bengaluru, the entire Opposition is all set to raise Manipur violence, railway safety, unemployment, inflation, the status of the India-China Border and trade balance between the two countries among other issues during the monsoon session of the Parliament starting Thursday.
Opposition formed I.N.D.I.A ahead of Parliament Monsoon Session
Twenty-six opposition parties on Tuesday formed a coalition –Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA)– to unitedly take on the ruling NDA with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asserting that the fight will be “between INDIA and Prime Minister Narendra Modi”.
Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan gives suspension notice on Manipur violence
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan gives suspension of Business Notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to discuss the “Prime Minister’s shocking silence on the ongoing violence in Manipur.”
Congress MP Syed Naseer Hussain demands discussion on ‘PM Modi’s silence on Manipur violence’
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: Congress MP Syed Naseer Hussain gives Suspension of Business Notice under rule 267 of Rajya Sabha to discuss the “Prime Minister’s shocking and unprecedented silence on the ongoing violence in Manipur.”
When will Parliament Monsoon Session end?
The monsoon session of the Parliament is scheduled will end on August 11.
RJD MP Manoj Jha gives Suspension of Business Notice
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: RJD MP Manoj Jha gives Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule 267 to discuss the Manipur situation.
Data protection bill gets Cabinet nod; to be tabled during Parliament monsoon session
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill, which will be tabled during the monsoon session of Parliament, according to a source.
The bill aims to make entities like internet companies, mobile apps, and business houses more accountable and answerable about collection, storage and processing of the data of citizens as part of “Right to Privacy”.
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: List of 31 bills to be tabled
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: The government has planned heavy legislative business for the monsoon session of Parliament beginning Thursday with Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023, among 31 bills on its agenda.
Govt lists bills on Delhi services ordinance, digital personal data protection for Parliament’s Monsoon Session
The government on Thursday listed bills on personal data protection, to amend forest conservation laws and on the contentious ordinance on Delhi services for the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning next week.
A bulletin issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat listed 21 news bills for the Monsoon Session, including a draft legislation to check film piracy, introduce age-based categories for censor certification and to set up the National Research Foundation.
AAP MP Sanjay Singh has given suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha
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