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Highlights: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

The 18-day long session is slated to conclude on October 1 and is being held amid many firsts, including sitting of the two Houses in shifts without any off day, entry only to those having a negative Covid-19 report and compulsory wearing of masks during the session.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Sep 16, 2020 19:29 IST
Highlights: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day
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On third day of monsoon session, Rajya Sabha held discussion on Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill 2020 and passed the bill by voice vote.

A heated discussion on Covid-19 was held in the upper house of Parliament during which various leaders raised points regarding migrant workers and the lockdown imposed by the government.

The health minister will respond to the question raised in today's session on Thursday

With various precautionary measures at place, the monsoon session of Parliament commenced from Monday amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 18-day long session is slated to conclude on October 1 and is being held amid many firsts, including sitting of the two Houses in shifts without any off day, entry only to those having a negative Covid-19 report and compulsory wearing of masks during the session.

Follow the live updates here:

07:26 PM IST

Rajnath Singh to give statement on China in Rajya Sabha tomorrow

Rajnath Singh will give a statement on India-China border row in Rajya Sabha tomorrow at 12 pm.

07:09 PM IST

This Bill does not regulate cooperative banks: FM Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

This Bill does not regulate cooperative banks. The amendment is not for central govt to take over the cooperative banks. It is not for the first time that this regulation of extending some powers to RBI is happening: FM on Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, in Lok Sabha

06:14 PM IST

Crimes of loot, murder, rape gone up in Jharkhand, says BJP MP in Lok Sabha

Crimes of loot, murder and rape have gone up in Jharkhand. Since Covid situation, more than 75,000 cases of crime were registered. Acting DGP has been appointed against SC order. Request MHA to end the constitutional crisis there: Dr N Dubey, BJP MP-Godda, Jharkhand, in Lok Sabha

05:08 PM IST

We've crossed 50 lakh Covid cases, says DNV Senthilkumar, DMK MP

I'd like to give a warning to this House. We've crossed 50 lakh Covid-19 cases, and mark my words, by the end of Parliament session there'll be 65 lakh cases. Being a doctor I know the country is short of beds. Worst is yet to come. We have to gear up: Dr DNV Senthilkumar, DMK MP

04:20 PM IST

328 urban cooperative banks have more than 15% gross NPA ratio: FM in Lok Sabha

The financial status of 277 urban cooperative banks is weak. 105 cooperative banks are unable to meet the minimum regulatory capital requirement. 47 banks have net worth in negative. 328 urban cooperative banks have more than 15% gross NPA ratio: FM Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

04:15 PM IST

Film industry facing huge financial crisis, says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan

Film industry is facing a huge financial crisis. Condition of the Bengal film industry is also bad. Thousands of people lost their jobs. Request the govt to sanction relief packages for the entertainment industry and its people for their immediate revival: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan

04:13 PM IST

FM Nirmala Sitharaman moves Bill to amend the Banking Regulation Act, 1949

"We are trying to bring this amendment to protect the depositors. As in some unfortunate situation in banks, depositors are put to hardship," FM Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha

04:01 PM IST

270 Indian fisherman held by Pak, says BJP MP in Lok Sabha

Today, 270 Indian fishermen and around 1200 boats belonging to Gujarat, Maharashtra, Daman and Diu, are held by Pakistan. I request EAM to speak to Pakistan to start the process to bring back these fishermen: Lalubhai Patel, BJP MP from Daman and Diu, in Lok Sabha, according to ANI.

02:35 PM IST

No central data on death, injury to people during lockdown enforcement: Govt in RS

The Centre on Wednesday said it has no data on death or injury caused to people in enforcing the countrywide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy's written reply in Rajya Sabha came in response to Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge's question in this regard.

01:42 PM IST

Is Swasth scheme kind of 'jumla' of govt: SP leader

Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Wednesday asked the government from where will it arrange 65,560.98 crore for the proposed Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana, and wondered whether it was a kind of 'jumla'.

01:04 PM IST

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 9am tomorrow

After heated discussion over Covid-19, the house has been adjourned till 9 am tomorrow.

12:51 PM IST

Term "migrant worker" is offensive, says JD(U) MP

The term "migrant worker" is offensive i urge the house to stop using the term, says JD(U) MP Ramchandra Prasad Singh.

12:41 PM IST

Give states their dues: BJD MP

Due to the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis, state governments' financial condition is not well. The Centre should come forward and give states their dues, says Biju Janata Dal MP Prasanna Acharya.

12:27 PM IST

Whether a single video conference held before March 26 on Covid-19? asks TMC MP

My question to the government is whether a single video conference was held before March 26 with respect to coronavirus? asks Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien.

12:24 PM IST

BSP moves Adjournment Motion notice over increasing police encounters

BSP MP Ritesh Pandey moves Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over alleged increasing instances of Police encounters.

First published: Sep 16, 2020 06:49 IST