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Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Congress MP and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 5 pm on Wednesday over the farm Bills and the suspension of the eight MPs.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Sep 24, 2020 05:27 IST
Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die
A view of the Lok Sabha during ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (LSTV/PTI Photo)

Members of the opposition continued to boycott Parliament proceedings over the suspension of eight Rajya Sabha MPs and Centre’s refusal to accept their demand for withdrawing of the farm bills passed earlier.

Both, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were not left with any option but to hurriedly pass important bills in Parliament.

The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned sine die. The Monsoon Session, that was scheduled to go on till October 1st, was cut short in the wake of Covid-19 crisis.

Congress MP and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 5 pm on Wednesday over the farm Bills and the suspension of the eight MPs, news agency PTI said.

Meanwhile, The Lower House will meet at 6pm on Wednesday and is likely to cut short the session, people familiar with the matter said on condition of anonymity. The National Education Policy, underachievement of TB elimination program, domestic violence amid the Covid-19 pandemic are some of the topics that will be likely discussed.

08:19 PM IST

Lok Sabha passes the Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020

06:36 PM IST

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets President Ram Nath Kovind

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06:17 PM IST

There was no divison of votes, no voice voting: Ghulam Nabi Azad on farm bills debate

There was no division of votes, no voice voting. Constitution was undermined in the temple of democracy. We have given a representation to President that Farm Bills have been passed unconstitutionally & he should return these bills: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Opposition., Rajya Sabha

06:11 PM IST

Opposition MPs hold protest in Parliament premises

Opposition MPs hold protest in Parliament premises against the recently passed agriculture Bills

03:53 PM IST

India's imports from China during April-July dropped to US$ 16.60 billions: Piyush Goyal

India’s imports from China during April-July 2020 decreased to US$ 16.60 billions from US$ 23.45 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal on the disruption of imports from China in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, according to ANI.

03:44 PM IST

Cong MP Ghulam Nabi Azad to meet President Ram Nath Kovind

Congress MP and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad to meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 5pm today

02:55 PM IST

'Many past anomalies had to be corrected': Union minister Jitendra Singh on Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill 2020

Jitendra Singh, Union Minister and MP from Udhampur said that in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, official languages provision existed from 1957 - Urdu and English were accepted as official language. After becoming a union territory, many past anomalies had to be corrected he added.

02:32 PM IST

TMC and TRS MPs protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament

TMC and TRS MPs were seen protesting in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament premises over agriculture bills, reports ANI.

02:13 PM IST

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die. The Monsoon Session, that was scheduled to go on till October 1st, was cut short in the wake of Covid-19 crisis.

02:00 PM IST

Rajya Sabha returns two Appropriation Bills

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday returned the Appropriation (No 3) Bill, 2020 and the Appropriation (No 4) Bill, 2020, authorising payment of certain sums from the Consolidated Fund of India for the current financial year, reports PTI.

01:46 PM IST

Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020

Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Under this bill, apart from English and Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi will also be the official languages of the union territory

01:35 PM IST

Unfortunate Punjabi isn't included in J-K Official languages Bill 2020: SAD MP Naresh Gujaral

Shiromani Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral, in Rajya Sabha, on Jammu Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 said that it is unfortunate that Punjabi isn't being included in this Bill, as an official language in Jammu and Kashmir. Punjabi is the richest and oldest language of north India, with its own script Gurmukhi, he added, reports ANI.

01:14 PM IST

Rajya Sabha passes 3 bills related to industries, workers

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed three bills related to industries, workers. The three Bills namely, Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020 and the Code of Social Security, 2020, were moved for passing by Union labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar. These three bills were passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, reports ANI.

12:58 PM IST

MPs of Opposition parties march in Parliament premises in protest over farm bills

MPs of Opposition parties march in Parliament premises in protest over farm bills. Placards of 'Save Farmers' & 'Save Farmers, Save Workers, Save Democracy' seen. Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad, TMC's Derek O'Brien, and Samajwadi Party's Jaya Bachchan present, among others, reports ANI.

12:38 PM IST

Ghulam Nabi Azad to meet President Kovind in evening over farm Bills, suspension of MPs, reports PTI

Congress MP and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 5 pm on Wednesday over the farm Bills and the suspension of the eight MPs, sources said, reports PTI.

First published: Sep 23, 2020 06:26 IST