Monsoon session

Both houses of Parliament adjourned amid Opposition ruckus

Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expressed dismay at their conduct and said the suspended MPs have shown no remorse, and there was no question of revoking their suspension.

published on : 1st December 2021

Leaders of 12 Opposition parties condemn Centre over suspension of Rajya Sabha members

The opposition leaders termed the suspension as "unwarranted” and “undemocratic", and alleged that the action is in violation of all rules and procedures of the Upper House.

published on : 29th November 2021

Congress refuses to join RS inquiry committee to probe violence in House

Mallikarjun Kharge said the opposition was keen to participate in discussions and claimed that it was the government that obstructed the smooth functioning of the session.

published on : 10th September 2021

For the Odisha Legislative Assembly, a stormy monsoon session likely

Mahanga double murder case and Covid-19 management to are expected to rock the Assembly's monsoon session.

published on : 31st August 2021

Odisha Assembly's monsoon session to occur on Saturday also

The monsoon session of the Assembly scheduled from September 1, will have six working days a week and meet on Saturday also.

published on : 28th August 2021

Gloom in the air, it’s time to raise the nation’s spirits

No longer all the failures could be blamed on seven decades of dynastic rule and misgovernance. The strategic environment—beyond India’s control—has deteriorated rapidly.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly from September 1

The government is expected to face heat over the urban local body (ULB) polls which have been delayed for over two years over the issue of reservation of seats and delimitation of wards.

published on : 17th August 2021

Opposition parties in Parliament have shown worst possible behaviour: Piyush Goyal

The Prime Minister introduced ministers in both the Houses and that is a tradition that's been going on for 70-odd years and the opposition for the "first time" did not even allow that, Goyal said.

published on : 15th August 2021

Chair not very neutral; BJP's 'two gentlemen' will lock down Parl if they have their way: Chidambaram

On the government rejecting Opposition's criticism of passage of bills amid the din, stating that it also happened in the UPA era, Chidambaram said this "whataboutery" must come to an end.

published on : 13th August 2021

Team of eight ministers defends Modi government, calls for action against ‘unruly’ Opposition MPs

Rejecting the opposition's allegations that people were brought from outside the Parliament, Piyush Goyal, who is also leader of the house, said there were 18 men marshals and 12 women.

published on : 13th August 2021

Rajya Sabha passed one bill per day on an average despite disruptions: Government

The government said it successfully carried out the government business during the Monsoon Session and the bills passed by the Rajya Sabha will shape the future of our country.

published on : 12th August 2021

Monsoon session: Despite continuous disruption, Rajya Sabha passes second highest number of bills since 2014

With over 74 hours and 26 minutes lost due to protests by the Opposition on various issues, the Upper House passed 1.1 bills per day in 17 days sitting.

published on : 12th August 2021

Monsoon session: Highest on hours lost, Lok Sabha session adjourned before schedule

The heat on the ruling BJP remained intense during the session, with even the fence-sitters in the House showing their disappointment with the passage of the bills amid the din.

published on : 12th August 2021

Spent sleepless night after 'sacrilege in temple of democracy': Naidu attacks MPs after Rajya Sabha ruckus

The table area where the officers and reporters of the House, the secretary general and the presiding officer are seated is considered the holy sanctum sanctorum of the House, said Naidu.

published on : 11th August 2021

Lok Sabha adjourns sine die, stormy monsoon session comes to end at the lower house

Opposition protests over the Pegasus snooping row, farm laws and other issues had continuously marred the proceedings since the start of the session on July 19.

published on : 11th August 2021
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