Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow 11 AM after uproar by Opposition leaders mainly on the issue of demonetisation. The day saw Opposition parties demanding a probe by the government on reports that an Indigo flight carrying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was short of fuel, which Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju promised to look into. Earlier the Congress had decided to raise the issue of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s twitter account being hacked last evening. In another setback in the morning the Twitter account of party was also hacked today morning.
2:10 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition’s uproar continues in Upper House
1:27 PM: We wanted to raise the account hacking issue in Parliament.But Rahul Gandhi felt that the Parliament is not right place to use this issue: Mallikarjun Kharge,Cong
1:10 PM: It is quite clear that BJP have resources behind them which is not just university students having fun:, says Shashi Tharoor on Rahul Gandhi, Congress Twitter account hacked.
1:05 PM: Congress Parliamentary Party meeting to take place tomorrow at 9:30 AM in the Parliament.
12:40 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM as Opposition continues to protest seeking apology from the prime minister for poor implementation of the demonetisation step.
12:37 PM: Speaking Lucknow Metro inauguration function, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav says that it will take another six months for things to become normal after demonetisation.
12:25 PM: Lok sabha adjourned till tomorrow.
12:15 PM: PM Narendra Modi should forget Aadhar Card, he should now provide us with Udhaar card, says Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury.
12:07 PM: PM Narendra Modi reaches Rajya Sabha for debate on demonetisation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends Rajya Sabha proceedings. pic.twitter.com/gq1p4H60Yd
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11:50 AM: Congress have been saying for long that the party is with government in curbing black money,but they came out with it without any planning, says Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha. Meantime, Indigo issues a statement saying the flight captain at no stage declared a fuel priority or emergency. Fuel on arrival was more than minimum diversion fuel.
11:40 AM: DGCA to probe into 3 flights to Kolkata including one with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, carrying low fuel: MoS Jayant Sinha.
11:37 AM: We are determined to conduct a full enquiry:, says MoS Aviation Jayant Sinha
11:20 AM: DGCA has ordered enquiry to check as to how the three flights reported low fuel, says Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raj in Lok Sabha.
11:12 AM: When there is no fuel, its the duty of ATC to have allowed landing of Mamata Banerjee’s flight: Congress leader Mallikarujun Kharge says in in Lok Sabha.
11:05 AM: Opposition uproar in Lok Sabha over reports of IndiGo flight with Mamata Banerjee on board short on fuel.
10:27 AM: Opposition parties to raise hacking issue in the Parliament today in both Houses.
10:20 AM: After Rahul Gandhi, now Congress’ twitter account also hacked.
10:00 AM: Meeting of Opposition party leaders underway in the Parliament.
9:43 AM: Congress files complaint with the Delhi Police cyber cell over hacking of party vice president Rahul Gandhi’s verified twitter account.
8: 50 AM: Congress Lok Sabha strategy meeting scheduled to take place at 10:30 AM today.
8: 44 AM: Opposition party leaders to meet today at 9:30 AM in the Parliament.