Parliament Winter Session 2021 Highlights: All opposition Rajya Sabha MPs to sit with suspended MPs tomorrow

Winter Session of Parliament 2021 News: Rahul Gandhi slammed the Modi government for its inability to maintain data on the death of farmers during the year-long agitation.

Kiren Rijiju will table a bill to amend the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1954 and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1958.

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Updates: Rajya Sabha did not transact any significant business for the second consecutive day as opposition parties continued their protest on Tuesday demanding the revocation of suspension of 12 MPs. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya introduced The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2021 and The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2020 amid the din. In all, the House witnessed two adjournments before the final one for the day at around 3.12 PM. With opposition members raising slogans, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that the treasury benches would also like the suspended MPs to participate in the proceedings of the House and they should apologise for their conduct so that their suspension could be revoked.

In Lok Sabha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi demanded compensation and jobs from the Centre for the next of kin of farmers who died during the year-long agitation against the three farm laws on the borders of the national capital. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Gandhi slammed the Modi government for its inability to maintain data on the death of farmers during the year-long agitation and tabled a list of farmers who were paid compensation and given jobs in Punjab. On the other hand, Expressing concern over long pendency of court cases, Congress Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor Tuesday alleged there were examples of judiciary’s “insensitivities” including rejection of several applications on the plight of migrant labourers during the COVID-19 period. Initiating a debate on the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021, he said decisions have been one after the other which go beyond the question of separation of power between the executive and judiciary.

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17:11 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Tomorrow all Opposition MPs of Rajya Sabha will sit in front of the Gandhi statue for the entire day, says Jairam Ramesh

Tomorrow all Opposition MPs of Rajya Sabha will sit in front of the Gandhi statue for the entire day in solidarity with the 12 MPs suspended for the entire session in violation of the Constitution and Rules of Procedure: Jairam Ramesh

17:03 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Discussion underway in Lok Sabha on High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021

Discussion underway in Lok Sabha on High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021

15:19 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid sloganeering by opposition members

Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid sloganeering by opposition members

15:13 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Discussion underway in Rajya Sabha on the ART and Surrogacy Bill.

Discussion underway in Rajya Sabha on the ART and Surrogacy Bill.

15:13 (IST)07 Dec 2021
The government has been denying to produce the exact number of deaths of our farmers, says Adhir Chowdhury

The government has been denying to produce the exact number of deaths of our farmers while protesting at the Delhi borders for 1 year. We have at my disposal a list of more than 400 farmers who died during the protest…I will cooperate with the government if they want to identify the farmers who lost their lives during the protest. We have staged a walkout from the Parliament today as a protest against the government’s apathy and indifference against the farmers:Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress

14:57 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Lok Sabha to resume at 3.30 pm, Rajya Sabha at 3pm

Lok Sabha to resume at 3.30 pm, Rajya Sabha at 3pm

14:49 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut to meet Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the latter’s residence in Delhi, later today.

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut to meet Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the latter’s residence in Delhi, later today. 

13:29 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Govt responsible for obstructions in Rajya Sabha: Mallikarjun Kharge
13:25 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Govt’s actions need to be in sync with Constitution: Congress’ Anand Sharma

The govt uses its majority to pass laws and bills in the parliament without any discussion. The govt doesn’t accept motions of the opposition for any discussion such as farm laws and Pegasus. Govt’s actions need to be in sync with the constitution of India: Anand Sharma, Congress

12:50 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Rahul Gandhi corners PM Modi on farm laws repeal

Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted he made a mistake on the farm laws since he apologised to the nation and farmers. He further demanded compensation for the families of the farmers, which the Opposition and farmer unions claim lost their lives during the year-long agitation against the contentious farm laws, which have now been repealed. Read More

12:30 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Rahul Gandhi demands compensation and jobs for farmers

I want that the farmers be given their rights, they should be given compensation as well as jobs: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha  

12:30 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Rahul Gandhi on farmers’ protest

We found out that Punjab Govt has given Rs 5 Lakh compensation for around 400 farmers; also provided jobs for 152 of them. I have the list. We have made another list of 70 farmers from Haryana. Your govt says that you don’t have their names: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

12:16 (IST)07 Dec 2021
PM Modi accepted he made mistake, says Rahul Gandhi on repeal of farm laws
11:51 (IST)07 Dec 2021
PM Modi’s ‘parivartan’ warning to BJP MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stressed on the attendance of MPs in both the Houses of the Parliament and warned them of ‘parivartan’ (changes) if they don’t change themselves. Read More

11:11 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm
11:04 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Govt says ready to revoke suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs if they apologise

We explained why they had to be suspended. The country has witnessed whatever took place. It’s on record. If they apologise even today, we’re ready to withdraw the suspension: Union Parliamentary Affairs Min Pralhad Joshi after BJP Parliamentary Party mee on suspended 12 RS MPs

10:12 (IST)07 Dec 2021
TRS to boycott entire Parliament session from today

TRS to boycott this entire Parliament session from today. They’ll stage a brief sit-in protest at Gandhi Statue at Parliament premises & formally announce their decision. Issues for boycott will be paddy procurement, 12 suspended MPs & other issues related to Telangana: Sources

10:11 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Rahul Gandhi gives adjournment motion notice over issue compensation to deceased farmers

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the issue of compensation to the farmers who died during farmers’ agitation over the three farm laws.

09:44 (IST)07 Dec 2021
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09:12 (IST)07 Dec 2021
Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha

Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over reports of China setting up villages near Arunachal Pradesh and Doklam. 

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