1. Parliament Live: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow!

Parliament Live: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow!

The Upper House yesterday saw heated debates between the Opposition and treasury benches on the issue of recent demonetisation by the government.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: November 17, 2016 2:02 PM
Venkaiah Naidu speaks to the media in parliament on Thursday. (ANI) Venkaiah Naidu speaks to the media in parliament on Thursday. (ANI)

The Lok Sabha was adjourned till tomorrow, while Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 PM, as both Houses of the Parliament continued to see ruckus since the start of the day’s session. Earlier, the Opposition gave adjournment notices against the government on the issue of demonetisation. Notices were given by Congress, Left parties and TMC. As the day began ruckus were seen in both Houses of Parliament, forcing the chairman of the Upper House to adjourn Rajya Sabha till 11: 30 AM. The Opposition also accused the government of passing the demonetisation information to select few.The Upper House yesterday saw heated debates between the Opposition and treasury benches on the issue of recent demonetisation by the government. While the Opposition stressed that even though it was not the step to fight against the black money, the step should have been implemented in a better way, the government asked whether they were for or against black money.

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Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 20162:35 pm

2:32 PM: Notes of Rs 1,000 will not be reintroduced as of now, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 20162:13 pm

2:10 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3 PM.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 20162:08 pm

2:03 PM: I have spoken to a lot of people, they say the new notes won’t help: Delhi Chief Minister on demonetisation.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 20161:50 pm

1:40 PM: This is not an ego battle. This is about the problems of the people: Mamata Banerjee

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 20161:49 pm

1:36 PM: They have taken the country backwards, not forward, says Mamata.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 20161:48 pm

1:35 PM: Came to Delhi to meet guardian of our constitution – Mr President; to speak about financial crisis in the country: Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Delhi. Arvind kejriwal also present.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 20161:01 pm

12:58 PM: We want that debate should take as common man is suffering. The speaker hasn’t accepted our motion of condemnation: Kamal Nath tells media persons in the Parliament.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:49 pm

12:46 PM: Mayawati says there shouldn’t be any debate if PM not present.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:44 pm

12:40 PM: Speaking to media persons, Mayawati says PM must come forward and answer queries on demonetisation.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:37 pm

12:34 PM: While Lok Sabha adjourned for the day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:31 pm

12:29 PM: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley meets senior party leaders ahead of statement in the Parliament.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:22 pm

12:19 PM: In my conversation with Rajnath Singh I urged that Govt must take steps to minimise the inconvenience caused to the people: Shiv Sena chief.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:20 pm

12:18 PM: There are so many places where there are no banks; what will they do? the govt must show trust in common man not everyone is dishonest, says Uddhav Thackeray.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:18 pm

12:15 PM: Shiv Sena is with Govt in its war against black money; but one’s holding it must be targeted not common man: Uddhav Thackeray.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:09 pm

12:06 PM: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12.30 PM as Opposition protest over demonetisation continues.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:04 pm

12:01 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:30 PM.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201612:03 pm

12:00 PM: Opposition continues to protest in Rajya Sabha.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:54 am

11:51 AM: Yechury says the big fish have already escaped.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:53 am

11:50 AM: PM must answer. Demonetisation is harassing the comman man, says CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:49 am

11: 46 AM: PM should also be there in house and listen to us; voting must take place in Parliament. Only JPC won’t help: Derek O’Brien of TMC.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:36 am

11:32 PM: Uproar continues in Rajya Sabha as Opposition stage protest in the house over demonetisation issue.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:35 am

11:32 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 PM.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:35 am
11:32 PM: Uproar continues in Rajya Sabha as Opposition stage protest in the house over demonetisation issue.
Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:34 am

11:31 AM: Opposition gives 21 adjournment notices.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:30 am

11:27 AM: Opposition demands adjournmnt motion in Lok Sabha.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:19 am

11: 16 AM: TMC leaders protest at the Gandhi statue in Parliament premises over demonetisation.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:15 am

11:13 AM: Uproar continues in Lok Sabha after Opposition demands for a discussion on demonetisation.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:15 am

11:12 AM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11:30 AM after uproar in the house over demonetisation issue.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:14 am

11: 12 AM: It is a sensitive issue; PM must address the house on it: BSP Chief Mayawati says on demonetisation issue.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:13 am

11: 11 AM: Uproar in Rajya Sabha over demonetisation issue

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:11 am

11:03 AM: Samajwadi Party’s base vote that of Yadav’s will get divided because of this feud between the family; this will benefit BJP, says Mayawati.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:08 am

11:06 AM: Ruckus in both Houses of Parliament.

Subhajit Dasgupta November 17, 201611:05 am

10: 24 AM: MoS Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal says there wasn’t any leak. Govt ready for right criticism, but not unnecessary allegations

10: 18 AM: House is there; let’s discuss; they can raise whatever demand; Govt will respond accordingly: Venkaiah Naidu on Congress’ demand for JPC probe.

10: 15 AM: There is a possibility that Cong Vice President Rahul Gandhi will speak in the LS today on demonetisation issue, says Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.

9:40 AM: Congress, Left and TMC give suspension notice in both the houses on demonetisation issue.

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