Ayodhya: The leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of land purchase by politicians and officials, following the Supreme Court judgement on Ram temple.
Jammu And Kashmir: The Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai in Rajya Sabha said seven persons have been arrested in connection with attacks on religious minorities, while four terrorists involved in these incidents have been killed.
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine die on Wednesday, a day ahead of its original schedule, marking the end of the Winter Session of Parliament.
"There is limited available data, and no peer-reviewed evidence, on vaccine efficacy or effectiveness to date for Omicron," Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a written reply.
Derek O'Brien was suspended from the Upper House of Parliament on Tuesday for the remaining part of the Winter session after he threw a Rajya Sabha rule book at the Chair.
The Bill seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem to rule out the possibility of duplication of voters and weed out fake votes.
During the discussion on a bill in Rajya Sabha on Monday, Bachchan had expressed her anger at some "personal" remarks made against her and lashed out at the BJP with a "curse" that it will soon face bad days.
Parliament: The opposition parties in Rajya Sabha objected to the time allocation for passing a bill to link voter rolls to Aadhaar, without them being part of Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting.
"How can they make personal remarks in the House...Aap logon kay buraey din aayengay (Your bad days will come), I curse you," Jaya Bachchan said.
Parliament: The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned until 2pm on Monday, after the opposition parties continued their protests.
Parliament: The chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu urged the government and the opposition to arrive at a consensus over the issue of suspension of MPs.
The house saw an adjournment till 2 pm within minutes of the start of the day's proceedings. It was later adjourned for the day shortly after 2 pm amid opposition protests and sloganeering in the well of the house.
Vijay Diwas 50th anniversary marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which lead to the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.
MoS (Minister of State) for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai in response to a question in Rajya Sabha said no separate data on persons killed or injured by vigilante groups crowds is maintained by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
The Union minister also highly praised sports icon MC Mary Kom, who was present on the occasion, for her dedication towards her different responsibilities.
Replying on the bill, Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju assured the House that there is no politics and everyone stands together when it comes to ensuring justice.
CDS(Chief of Defence Staff) Bipin Rawat was killed along with his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 others, after the Mi-17V5 combat helicopter crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday.
On Monday, the Rajya Sabha had witnessed multiple adjournments as the opposition parties including the Congress, the Left and the TMC, demanded the revocation of suspension of 12 of their colleagues.
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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