Rajya Sabha dy chairman offers tea to protesting MPs; Narendra Modi says gesture shows his 'big heart'
The suspended parliamentarians spent the night in the lawns near Mahatma Gandhi's statue, a first such overnight protest in the Parliament complex, old-timers said
Opposition members protested against the decision, leading to adjournment of the proceedings for about 20 minutes
BJP likely to move motion seeking 'strong action' against Opposition MPs for row in Rajya Sabha, says source
This comes after 12 Opposition parties moved a no-confidence notice against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh over the manner in which the bills were passed in House
Farm bills row in RS: BJP says Opposition's behaviour 'disgraceful'; RSTV feed cut, claims TMC's Derek O'Brien
While Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the passage of the bills "a watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture", the Congress and other Opposition parties slammed the bills as "death warrants" of farmers, and called it a "black day for democracy".
Parliament's Monsoon Session: RS passes farm bills amid Opposition fury; in LS, Centre faces heat over COVID-19
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh took up the bills for passing even as Opposition MPs were protesting in the Well of the House and "ploughed" through the procedure to pass the bill, eventually declaring them as being passed by voice vote
Amid the chaos, mics in the Rajya Sabha were muted and the proceedings were then adjourned for around 15 minutes
Parliament Updates: LS adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow; House passes bill reducing MPs' salaries, amended Essential Commodities Bill
Parliament Updates: The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, has been passed in the Lok Sabha, by voice vote. The House has been adjourned until 3 pm on 16 September, 2020
Day 1 of Monsoon Session sees Question Hour scrapped amid Opposition fury, Rajya Sabha deputy chairman re-elected
The Opposition alleged that the Centre was trying to throttle democracy by doing away with the Question Hour, which it called the "Golden Hour" of the House
Parliament Updates: Epidemic Diseases Bill introduced in Rajya Sabha; House adjourned till 9 am tomorrow
Parliament Updates: On the first day of the Monsoon Session, the Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Bill and the Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill were also introduced in the Upper House.
Elections to 55 Rajya Saba seats to be held on 26 March, announces EC; 13 March set as last date for filing nominations
Fifty-one of these 55 Rajya Sabha seats from 17 states are falling vacant on different dates in April due to retirement of sitting members, while four other seats are already vacant due to resignation of members.
India, Pakistan exchange heated arguments over Kashmir at Maldives summit; Islamabad's support for terrorism biggest threat to humanity, says New Delhi
India and Pakistan had a heated exchange over the Kashmir issue during a summit held in the Maldivian Parliament where the representatives of the South Asian countries had gathered
Interim Budget 2019: Political considerations shouldn't derail Rajya Sabha proceedings, says Venkaiah Naidu
Invoking the spirit and principles of republicanism, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu appealed to leaders of various parties that their political considerations should not derail the proceedings of the House in the Budget Session.
Parliament Monsoon Session updates: Lok Sabha passes bill to allow proxy voting for NRIs; RS adjourned for today
Piyush Goyal said that the capacity to slash the GST rates on more items would go up as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues and the compliance rate increases and the economy formalises.
RS deputy chairman poll: BJD backed NDA in a bid 'to stop CBI' from exposing party's misdeeds, says Odisha Congress
Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik claimed that Naveen Patnaik move gave credence to talks about understanding between the BJP and the BJD. "
Daily Bulletin: RS dy chairman election to be tight contest, Maharashtra bandh, SC verdict on BCCI constitution; the day's top stories
A keen contest is on the cards on Thursday between NDA nominee Harivansh and joint Opposition candidate BK Hariprasad for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, with both sides claiming majority support.
TDP MP CM Ramesh was elected to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Monday after the Opposition unitedly voted for him.