Monsoon Session Parliament: With the onset of another week in Monsoon Session, BJP will today initiate a discussion over the Bulandshahr gangrape case, wherein a a mother daughter duo were raped by a group of bandits near Dostpur village on Saturday. Secondly, the Goods and Service Tax Bill is set for consideration in Rajya Sabha this week.
Congress shall also bring up the issue of Assam floods in Parliament today along with the issue of urban apathy and civic preparedness during monsoon.
A family was on its way from Noida to Shahjahanpur when they were waylaid by bandits after their car was hit by a blunt object. They dragged the women, including a 13-year-old girl, to a nearby field and raped them while the men were tied with ropes, SSP Vaibhav Krishna said.
02.06 pm: One of biggest challenges we face is with regard to enforcement of securities and recovery of debt by financial institutions, says FM Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha.
02.03 pm: Proceedings resume in the Upper House.
12.55 pm: Rajya Sabh adjourned till 2pm
12.18 am: BJP issues three lines whip to its Rajya Sabha members asking them to be present in the house for the next three days as GST Bill discussion is expected to be taken up.
11.55 am: Question hour begins in the Upper House.
11.51 am: I had appealed to the Indians present in Saudi Arabia and now through the medium of Rajya Sabha, I want to tell everybody that no Indian will go to sleep starving. I have monitored the situation carefully: Swaraj on Saudi Arabia situation.
11.47 am: Upper House discusses the situation of Saudi Arabia, where more than 800 Indians were left jobless and without food.
11.43 am: Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Parrikar’s comments against Aamir Khan.
Parrikar is the Defence Minister of the country and he is making such negative comments against the minority communitites, says Sitaram Yechury
11.39 am: Since the day BJP has come to power, Muslims are being targeted time and again. And now they are targetting dalits. We want PM Narendra Modi to come in the House to explain what is happening in the country and to the minor communities.
11.37 am: I never took anybody’s name. You all should see the video again, says Parrikar.
Watch Video: Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar taking an indirect jibe at Aamir Khan
11.35 am: Ghulam Nabi Azad brings up the issue of Manohar Parrikar’s comments against Aamir Khan. Asks, what kind of lessons is he going to teach, I want to know.
11.33 am: AIADMK’s Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa sacked from the party for bringing ill fame to the party, says AIADMK General Secretary.
11.32 am: Derek O’Brien raises the issue of atrocities against Dalits. Says, the govt must be aware of what is happening in their country.
11.27 am: AIADMK’s Sasikala Pushpa breaks down in Rajya Sabha, says, if a leader can slap an MP, a woman can be harassed as well, seeks govt’s protection.
11.20 am: My life is under threat. A woman’s life is under threat. Will the govt save me? asks Pushpa in Rajya Sabha
11.17 am: I have been repeatldy given life threat. I am being compelled to resign from my constitutional post, which I will not do, says Sasikala Pushpa, AIADMK on slapping controversy.
11.13 am: Uproar in the Upper House over Sasikala Pushpa’s incident where in the latter slapped Tiruchi Siva, DMK on Saturday.
11.07 am: Iss ghatna se saaf zahir ho gaya ki UP mein kanoon ka raj nahi,jungle-raj chal raha hai. Agar UP sambhaala nahin ja raha hai, toh behtar hoga ki CM ke pad se naitikta ke aadhar pe isteefa dedena chahiye.Ye meri salah hai, says Mayawati in relation to Bulandshahr rape case.
11.04 am: Session commences in Rajya Sabha.
10.30 am: Congress will raise Bulandshahr rape case issue and also the issue where a man died after attempting suicide in protest of Una incident, in Rajya Sabha today.
09.38 am: BJP to raise the rape issue of UP’s Bulandshahr today in Lok Sabha during zero hour: Sources