Monsoon Session live: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

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New Delhi, July 31:Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till Wednesday following ruckus by opposition members while Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan refused to take up the NRC issue for discussion.

In Lok Sabha, KC Venugopal raises the issue of TRAI Chairman’s “dare” on Twitter.

Joice George,Idukki member, was the Central government to issue advisory to neighbouring Tamil Nadu on possible spate of Periyar river since the Idukki dam will be opened.

Newly-elected Phulpur member Nagendra Pratap Singh says local people are not given preference in factories functioning in his area.

Santosh Ahlawat (BJP) wants Philani to be connected through UDAAN.

Jitendra Chaudhury (CPI-M) talks about Bru refugees living in Tripura.

Shrikant Shinde talks about railway fractures. He wants the vacancy of gang men and safety posts must be filled up as a priority.

Rajya Sabha

Congress MPs protest in the well of the house after BJP President Amit Shah says ‘Rajiv Gandhi signed Assam accord in 1985, which was similar to NRC. They did not have courage to implement it, we did.’

Amit Shah  says the reason for bringing out an NRC must also be addressed.

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1.10 pm after uproar by Congress during Amit Shah’s statement on issue.

Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Assam NRC; Only God can save democracy, says Venkaiah Naidu

He makes remarks comparing Bangladesh with Assam. Opposition members protest. His speech is interrupted.

Members troop the Well and raise slogans. “Only God can save this democracy,” says M. Venkaiah Naidu. We are House of Elders. We must behave responsibly and in a dignified manner, Naidu says urging members to get back to the seat.

 

Both the houses of the Parliament may face disruptions on the ninth day of the Monsoon session over the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) which was released in Assam on Monday.

Monsoon session Live updates: Assam NRC issue will be taken up for debate and discussion on Tuesday.

 

This is an unfortunate statement by him(TMC’s Sugata Bose).India is probably only country which has adopted such a soft approach to refugees. We also told Myanmar that we are ready to assist them in providing facilities to Rohingyas when they return:Kiren Rijiju,MoS Home in LS


MoS Kiren Rijiju: J&K has the highest Rohingya population, followed by Telangana. India has always welcomed outsiders. But that doesn’t mean we don’t keep a check. India is not a signatory to the UN Convention on Refugees, yet we accept thousands of them.

Jul 31, 11:20 AM (IST)
TMC, Aam Aadmi Party and Samajwadi Party MPs stage protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over #NRCAssam issue


Jul 31, 11:19 AM (IST)
Sugata Bose, AITC, West Bengal: Deeply saddened by Home Minister’s reponse. Do we not have insaaniyat?


Rajnath Singh: Border Security Force and Assam Rifles are deployed to stop further infiltration of Rohingyas. Have issued advisory to states to monitor those who have already come and keep them at one place and not let them spread. States also have right to deport them.


Jul 31, 11:13 AM (IST)
Rajnath Singh addressing the Lok Sabha over the NRC issue.


Jul 31, 11:09 AM (IST)
Lok Sabha discussing the NRC issue.


 

 

 

 


RJD MP Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav has given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the issue of waterlogging in Patna’s Nalanda Medical College Hospital (NMCH)


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, arrive at Parliament library building for BJP Parliamentary Party Meeting


 

Congress MP from West Bengal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and TMC MP Sougata Roy have submitted adjournment motion notices in Lok Sabha over Assam NRC draft which was released yesterday.


The Rajya Sabha was adjourned throughout the day over uproar by the Trinamool Congress MPs on the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) final draft.

Finance minister Piyush Goyal is likely to move the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (2016) Bill in Lok Sabha further to amend the insolvency law that would recognise home buyers as financial creditors and allow genuine promoters of micro, small and medium enterprises to bid for their stressed firms.

 

 

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