Calling obstruction of proceedings ethically and constitutionally wrong, he said it was even more disturbing when such disruptions are pre-planned.
Parliament: The opposition in Lok Sabha demanded sacking of Union Minister for Home Affair Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is one of the accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
Vijay Diwas 50th anniversary marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which lead to the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.
For the second straight day, Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted on Tuesday amid Opposition protests over various issues. As the House reconvened at 2 pm, there were protest from the members of the opposition. In less than two minutes, A Raja who was chairing the proceeding, adjourned the House till 3 pm.
The Presiding Officers of the various state assemblies and legislative councils failed to reach a consensus on anti-law defection law.
With Parliament often witnessing disruptions over a variety of issues, Modi said the conduct of lawmakers should be in line with Indian values. Traditions and systems of the Houses should be inherently Indian, he said.
BJP member Jual Oram will retain the chairmanship of the Committee on Defence, in which Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continues to be a member.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said the chemistry between locals and the defence personel makes this area totally secure.
The government move didn’t go well with Congress party, which accused it of “violating” constitutional and democratic norms.
Congress leader Tharoor hit back at PM Modi’s remark that Opposition is insulting Parliament.
MP NK Premachandran said that the passing of important Bills such as ‘Denationalization of General Insurance Sector, Tribunal Reforms Bill, Essential Defence Service Bill, amidst pandemonium violates rules, conventions, and precedents.
The latest addition to the list is Bollywood actor Aamir Khan. The 56-year-old actor’s spokesperson confirmed that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
'He is stable and all his parameters are normal,' the All India Institute of Medical Sciences said in a statement.
The Budget session will commence from January 29
Birla’s remarks come days after the UK Parliament held a debate on the theme—‘India: Persecution of Minority Groups’
The new Parliament building is being built at an estimated cost of Rs 971 crore.
Amid the din in which BJP and Congress members tried to shove each other, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla adjourned the House for the day.
Congress members demanded resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah and sought an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the riots in northeast Delhi.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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