The Congress has given a notice in Lok Sabha on LPG and petrol rise issue.
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4:10 pm: Rajya Sabha MP Rajiv Chandrashekhar withdraws his private members Bill asking for Pakistan to be declared a terror sponsor.
4:01 pm: Would request Government that status quo shouldnt continue. It should explore options above candle raising or military options: Rajeev Chandrasekhar
3:50 pm: No need for us to investigate that Pakistan is a terror state, we already know it is: Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar in Rajya Sabha.
3:35 pm: Subramanian Swamy says time for conciliation has ended.
3:25 pm: Islamabad has abetted and aided America’s enemies, says BJP MP Subramanian Swamy in Rajya Sabha, How long can we cite peace, he asks. He was referring to Pak Terror state Bill, which was introduced by an US Congress man
3:15 pm: PMK today rued the suicide of a farmer in Tirunelveli district over a loan repayment issue, and sought loan waiver in nationalised banks as a solution. Party’s youth wing leader and Lok Sabha member Anbumani Ramadoss demanded action against the official of the bank’s branch in Manur village for allegedly insisting on repayment of the loan by 75-year-old S Vembu Krishnan.
2:50 pm: A Kerala Congress MP today alleged that the PMO was not giving appointment to an all-party delegation led by chief minister Pinayari Vijayan who wanted to raise the issue of drought in the state. Speaking during the Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, K Suresh, member from Mavelikkara constituency in Kerala, claimed that the state was eligible for 40 lakh metric tonnes of rice, but the Centre has reduced the quota by 10 lakh MT. “The situation has been aggravated by drought in Kerala,” he said.
2:25 pm: The Lok Sabha today witnessed a verbal clash after the opposition members accused the government of burdening the poor by hiking prices of oil products, especially non-subsidised cooking gas cylinders. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, while responding to the issue raised by Leader of Congress Mallikarjun Kharge, accused him of “misleading” the House.
2:10 pm: AIADMK leaders once again demand probe on Jayalalithaa’s death. Shout slogans in Rajya Sabha.
1:45 pm: Around 12 lakh new currency notes have been infused into the market by the Reserve Bank of India
ever since the remonetisation process has started, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today in the Parliament.
1:25 pm: The surgical strike at the terror launch pads in PoK last year resulted in “significant casualties” to the terrorists and their supporters across the border, government said today. “During the surgical strike, significant casualties were done to terrorists and those who provide support to terrorists,” Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre saidin Lok Sabha during Question Hour.
1:10 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 02:30 pm.
11:55 am: Lok Sabha adjourned for 10 minutes amid slogan-shouting by some AIADMK MPs demanding CBI probe into Jayalalithaa’s death.
11:47 am: Police is investigating the issue independently: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Lok Sabha on Lance Naik Roy Mathew case
11:42 am: Army has been told to work out a mechanism to ensure the particular complaint is addressed: Manohar Parrikar in Lok Sabha on Sahayak system
11:37 am: Acts like Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) ammended to fight black money, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
11: 33 am: Opposition condemns Delhi University protests in Rajya Sabha.
11:31 am: The whole House(Rajya Sabha) will be proud of the sentiments of Saifulla’s father: PJ Kurien,Deputy Chairman.
— ANI (@ANI_news) March 10, 2017
11:23 am: Terrorism cannot be compromised, says Congress leader Digvijay Singh
11:15 am: Even Saifullah’s father have decided not to accept his son’s face. Entire country is proud of his father, he says.
11:08 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh issues statement on Lucknow shootout in Rajya Sabha, says around eight suspects have been arrested in the case.
11:05 AM: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11:20 AM
10:30 am: CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury gives suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha over ABVP and Ramjas row.
10:05 am: BJP Parliamentary Board meeting likely to be held tomorrow at 4 PM.
9:50 am: Alliance is winning the elections, he says.
9:45 am: Have information that the original ExitPolls on Uttar Pradesh were changed under pressure by channels few days back: Ram gopal Yadav, Samajwadi Party.
8:10 am: Congress has given a notice in Lok Sabha on LPG and petrol price rise issue.
The second day of the second leg of the Parliament is expected to be stormy. The Congress has given a notice in Lok Sabha on LPG and petrol rise issue. Yesterday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had appreciated the step of Saifullah’s father not to accept the body of his “traitor” son, who was killed in a joint operations by UP Police and Anti-terrorism Squad (ATS). The day also saw members in the Lok Sabha yesterday expressed grave concern over hate crimes against Indians in the US, with opposition parties questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “silence” on the matter and the government saying it was being “viewed seriously”. Opposition members asked the government to spell out in Parliament how it plans to deal with the issue, prompting Home Minister Rajnath Singh to say that it has taken a serious note of these incidents and later assured that steps will be taken to ensure that “Indians abroad feel safe.”