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Truncated Monsoon Session clocks highest productivity in 20 yrs, but Opposition cries foul over breakneck speed of legislation
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Truncated Monsoon Session clocks highest productivity in 20 yrs, but Opposition cries foul over breakneck speed of legislation

On average, Lok Sabha discussed a Bill for 1.5 hours, and Rajya Sabha discussed a Bill for just about an hour before passing it

Stormy Monsoon Session of Parliament sees Rajya Sabha pass 25 Bills over Opposition's protest, absence
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Stormy Monsoon Session of Parliament sees Rajya Sabha pass 25 Bills over Opposition's protest, absence

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said in concluding remarks that the House’s productivity was 100.47 percent, while written replies were given to a total of 1,567 unstarred questions

Parliament's Monsoon Session ends prematurely; LS, RS rush key farm, labour bills; Oppn boycotts Upper House
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Parliament's Monsoon Session ends prematurely; LS, RS rush key farm, labour bills; Oppn boycotts Upper House

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned with the Opposition still fuming over the events that led to suspension of eight MPs.

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned sine die after House passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020; Monsoon session cut short by 7 days
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned sine die after House passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020; Monsoon session cut short by 7 days

Parliament LIVE Updates: The Monsoon Session of the Parliament was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, 7 days before the schedule, amid concerns of the spread of coronavirus among lawmakers

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha likely to adjourn sine die tomorrow, says PTI
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha likely to adjourn sine die tomorrow, says PTI

Parliament LIVE Updates: Speaker Om Birla has extended the Lok Sabha proceedings till 10 pm today. The House is taking up the Zero Hour now

Will boycott Rajya Sabha till suspensions of eight MPs revoked, says Opposition; apologise first, demands Centre
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Will boycott Rajya Sabha till suspensions of eight MPs revoked, says Opposition; apologise first, demands Centre

Leader of the House Thaawarchand Gehlot said the suspended members tried to portray that it is the mistake of the Chair and not the opposition. "This is not proper," he added

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote

Parliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote after a detailed debate.

Parliament Updates: Health ministry received 893.93 crore from PM-CARES, Harsh Vardhan tells LS
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Parliament Updates: Health ministry received 893.93 crore from PM-CARES, Harsh Vardhan tells LS

Parliament LIVE Updates: Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan says that under the leadership of the prime minister, citizens, religious organisations, health workers and others have been fighting against the pandemic for the past nine months and lists the measures taken by the Centre.

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Taxation, Companies Amendment bills; both Houses adjourned till tomorrow
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Taxation, Companies Amendment bills; both Houses adjourned till tomorrow

Parliament LIVE Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman responded to the Opposition's arguments on the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday.

Parliament's Monsoon Session likely to be curtailed as COVID-19 cases among MPs rise
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Parliament's Monsoon Session likely to be curtailed as COVID-19 cases among MPs rise

After some MPs, including Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Prahlad Patel, tested positive for COVID-19 during the session, some parties have said that conducting the full 18-day session could be risky

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha approves Centre's demand for supplementary grants; both houses adjourned till tomorrow
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha approves Centre's demand for supplementary grants; both houses adjourned till tomorrow

Parliament LIVE Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that additional resources as part of the first demand for excess grants is being used for "people-centric activity and some of the most critical government schemes like the PM Gareeb Kalyan Yojana."

Farm sector bills 'protection shield' for farmers, Opposition misleading them, says Narendra Modi
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Farm sector bills 'protection shield' for farmers, Opposition misleading them, says Narendra Modi

Several political parties, including NDA ally Shiromani Akali Dal, have dubbed the three farm sector bills as 'anti-farmers'. SAD has also quit the Union Cabinet protesting against the bills

President accepts Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation from Cabinet in opposition to govt's 'anti-farmer policies'
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President accepts Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation from Cabinet in opposition to govt's 'anti-farmer policies'

Ram Nath Kovind directed that Narendra Singh Tomar be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, in addition to his existing portfolios

Centre says it did not incur any expenses for 'Howdy-Modi' event in Houston last year
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Centre says it did not incur any expenses for 'Howdy-Modi' event in Houston last year

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan told the Rajya Sabha that a non-profit named Texas India Forum Inc had organised the event on 22 September, 2019

Parliament Monsoon Session: LS clears bill allowing RBI to supervise cooperative banks; Congress raises Chinese surveillance issue
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Parliament Monsoon Session: LS clears bill allowing RBI to supervise cooperative banks; Congress raises Chinese surveillance issue

The Centre told the Parliament in a written reply to a question that India’s ties with China have not worsened in the aftermath of the border tensions

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha clears Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill; House adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha clears Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill; House adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow

Parliament LIVE Updates: The AIMIM leader questioned government's selective intervention in the Yes Bank crisis but not for PMC. 'SBI immediately flowed funds in Yes bank case, but not into PMC bank. What was RBI doing when Yes Bank happened?', he asked

Parliament Updates: LS adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow; House passes bill reducing MPs' salaries, amended Essential Commodities Bill
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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
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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

Monsoon Session of Parliament to be held from 14 September to 1 October
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Monsoon Session of Parliament to be held from 14 September to 1 October

The Budget session of Parliament was adjourned sine die on 23 March —12 days ahead of schedule, due to the coronavirus outbreak

'Hybrid', virtual Parliament session could be on cards, say sources; some MPs to be present physically, while others will attend online
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'Hybrid', virtual Parliament session could be on cards, say sources; some MPs to be present physically, while others will attend online

The prospects of a routine session of Parliament have come under question with existing government buildings found inadequate to accommodate all members of Parliament if COVID-19 physical distancing norms are to be followed, according to highly-placed sources.