Parliament Monsoon Session Day 6 HIGHLIGHTS: Rohingya refugees won't be allowed to thrive in India, says Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

Minister of State (Home) Kiren Rijiju today in the Rajya Sabha said that Rohingya refugees are illegal and they won't be allowed to thrive in India.

Published: 25th July 2018 10:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th July 2018 04:47 PM   |  A+A-

Rain lashed Parliament building ( Photo | Shekhar Yadav/ EPS)

By Online Desk

The sixth day of the Monsoon Session of the Indian Parliament is all set to begin today after both the houses got adjourned yesterday over rucks on Alwar lynching and demand of special category status for Andhra Pradesh.  

The lower house of the Parliament passed the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill 2018. The former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during the last Parliament session, slammed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on the Andhra Pradesh row and said,"the BJP must keep its promise to Andhra Pradesh government".

Meanwhile, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has moved to file privilege motion against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Piyush Goyal for "misleading the House" about the 14th finance commision.

02:38 Jul 25

Lok Sabha reconvenes

 Lok Sabha reconvenes with discussion on flood and drought situation in various parts of country.

02:06 Jul 25

Rajya Sabha reconvenes

 Rajya Sabha reconvenes, Union Minister Piyush Goyal moves motion for consideration of Fugitive Economic Offender's Bill (2018).

The law will allow authorities to attach personal property of the fugitives with the case against them.

01:53 Jul 25

Mallikarjun Kharge slams PM Narendra Modi's visit to Uganda

PM is out on a 5-day tour when the Parliament session is on. The meeting could have been avoided. It was not an inevitable meeting. But, since he has the absolute majority, he chooses to go on foreign tours and skips Parliament sessions: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress (ANI)

01:46 Jul 25

Rohingyas won't be allowed to thrive in India : Kiren Rijiju

01:27 Jul 25

DMK President MK Stalin demands Nirmala Sitharaman's resignation

01:25 Jul 25

 Lok Sabha adjourned till 2.25 pm.

01:06 Jul 25

 Rajya Sabha to reconvene at 2 pm.

01:05 Jul 25

We have asked Myanmar government to take back Rohingya refugees: Kiren Rijiju

Central government has issued an advisory to identify the Rohingyas and take their biometric. After that we will ensure that they do not poses any papers to claim Indian citizenship. Once the process is over, we will ask the government of Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

12:28 Jul 25

Speaker accepts Congress' privilege motion against PM Narendra Modi

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge moves privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jyotiraditya Scindia moved the motion  against defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the motions are consideration.

12:26 Jul 25

Lok Sabha adjourned till 12.30 pm

12:24 Jul 25

INC MP KC Venugopal raises NEET data leak during Lok Sabha zero hour, calls it theft of privacy

The NEET data of 2 lakh students have been leaked which questions the ability of CBSC to keep the sanctity of examination process. Buyers were ready to pay upto Rs 2 lakhs for the personal data of students: KC Venugopa

12:04 Jul 25

Military budget raised in Lok Sabha

BJP MP from Odisha, Pinaki Mishra raised the military buget in the lower house of the Parliament. He said,"there is a five times disparity between the military expenditures between India and China, we know that China is encircling us.How long are our youths going to be martyred owing to the lack of military expenditure?"



11:53 Jul 25

Ruckus in Lok Sabha

Opposition raised slogans in Lok Sabha as Piyush Goyal slammed Congress leader Mallikarju Kharge for not fulfilling his duties as former Railway Minister of India.Goyal also added that the BJP government belives in holistic development.

11:48 Jul 25

Can farmers' benefit from bullet trains? asks Mallikarju Kharge

Countering Piyush Goyal's claims of laying tracks for bullet train, Congress leader Mallikarju Kharge says,"will farmers afford to carry their vegetables in the train?"
11:36 Jul 25

I want more men in Parliament to raise issues on women's safety: Jaya Bachchan

Jaya Bachchan thanks media for bringing forward sensitive issues on rapes and lynchings. She added, "I'd like to see male members in the house to speak about the ongoing atrocities against women".

11:31 Jul 25

1, 2,180,98 youths have been employed under the Business process outsourcing (BPO)scheme: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

11:19 Jul 25

Internet penetration doubled since 2014: Manoj Sinha

Internet penetration has been growing rapidly. The amount of Internet penetration has doubled in India since 2014, said communication minister Manoj Sinha in Lok Sabha.

11:11 Jul 25

Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at the Parliament

Defence minister Nirmala Sitaraman arrives at Parliament House. (Photo| Shekhar Yadav/ EPS)

11:01 Jul 25

Congress MP KC Venugopal has given adjournment notice in Lok Sabha over NEET data leak matter. (ANI)

11:00 Jul 25

TDP MPs stage protest

TDP MP's stage a protest outside the parliament House demanding implemation of Andhra Pradesh re-organisation Act. (Photo | EPS/ Shekhar Yadav)

10:56 Jul 25

Claims of fulfilling 90% of promises made in AP Reorganisation Act 'is misleading': Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu asks his MPs to consider moving a privilege motion against the Prime Minister and Union Ministers. Naidu said Centre claiming it has fulfilled 90% of the promises made in AP Reorganisation Act: is misleading, said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.

10:54 Jul 25

Bills listed for consideration in Lok Sabha

  • Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill.
  •  Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill.
  •  Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill.
10:51 Jul 25

Bills listed for consideration in Rajya Sabha

  • Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, Negotiable Instruments (Amend) Bill.
  •  The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  •  The National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018.


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  • Vishwas

    Just attempts to stall Parliament functioning. Expect attempts to disrupt the House. Trying to divert public attention from TDP failures and Congress scams and leadership crisis. Looks like both Privilege Motions will backfire.
    4 years ago reply
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