Parliament Winter Session 2021 Highlights: Rajya Sabha passes ART Bill; Lok Sabha clears bill related to salaries of judges

Winter Session of Parliament 2021 News: Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju is expected to table the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha today.

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju is expected to table the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha today.

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Updates: The Parliament might witness yet another day of more disruptions and less business as the Opposition refuses to withdraw its protest against the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs, which the government says can only be revoked if they apologise to the House.

Meanwhile, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju is expected to table the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha today. The Centre is also expected to table the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lower House today.

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18:02 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

17:55 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: TMC members meet Home Minister Amit Shah over Nagaland killings

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: 7 members from TMC went to meet the Home Minister on the death of 14 civilians in Nagaland. The HM assured that compensation will be given to the affected families. Nagaland gov has already announced employment to the member of their families: Kalyan Banerjee Lok Sabha TMC MP

16:33 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am on December 9.

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am on December 9.

16:19 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Rajya Sabha passes Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2021

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Rajya Sabha passes Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2021. The bill seeks to regulate fertility clinics and these clinics will now have to get registered under the National Registry of Banks and Clinics of India.

16:12 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Lone Nagaland MP K.G. Kenye’s mike turned off after 3 minutes of his statement, claims Jairam Ramesh

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Thanks entirely to the Opposition parties, the lone Nagaland MP K.G. Kenye was able to speak for 3 mins during Zero Hour in the Rajya Sabha. Sadly his mike was turned off thereafter, and he couldn’t complete. But he made his point forcefully, says Jairam Ramesh.

15:33 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Manish Tewari says order increasing BSF’s jurisdiction should be withdrawn

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Commenting on the GOI’s decision to increase BSF Operational Remit via a notification issued on 11th October, 2021 insisted that it should be withdrawn according to the resolution passed by Punjab Govt in the Vidhan Sabha since the notification is not in accordance with BSF law, says Manish Tewari

15:29 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: Lok Sabha passes amendment bill related to salaries of judges

Parliament Winter Session 2021 Live Updates: ‘The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021’ has been passed by the Lok Sabha.

14:45 (IST)08 Dec 2021
14:31 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Will decide tomorrow on boycotting House further: Mallikarjun Kharge

Today we raised the issue once again that this isn’t right & suspension should be revoked…I appeal once again that we’re ready to let House function. All Oppn has boycotted the House today & we’ll sit with suspended MPs for the entire day. We’ll decide about tomorrow: M Kharge

14:23 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Rajnath Singh to brief Parliament on Tamil Nadu IAF chopper crash

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to brief Parliament on Army helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu. The chopper with Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, his staff and family members on board crashed in the Nilgiris, shortly after the Mi-series chopper took off from the army base in Sulur. 

14:11 (IST)08 Dec 2021
13:30 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs against rules: Mallikarjun Kharge

We have been continuously putting forth our views in the House regarding the revocation of suspension of our MPs & we have requested the Chairman several times that we are not at fault, still, we have been punished. I have also said that the suspension is against rules: LoP in RS

13:00 (IST)08 Dec 2021
No Kashmiri Hindu displaced from Kashmir after repeal of Article 370: Home Ministry tells Rajya Sabha
12:32 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Entire Opposition, except TDP, boycotts Rajya Sabha proceedings
12:04 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Sonia Gandhi corners Centre over fuel prices

The steps it has recently taken to reduce petrol, diesel, and cooking gas prices are totally insufficient & inadequate. As usual, the government has passed on the responsibility for duty cuts to financially strapped state governments: Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi

12:00 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Opposition continues protest against suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs
11:59 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Request suspended Rajya Sabha MPs to tender apology: Pralhad Joshi

Even yesterday, I said that we are ready to take back suspension (of 12 MPs) if they are ready to apologize. Once again, I request them to tender apology because they have committed a grave mistake: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi

11:33 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 pm following ruckus by Opposition over the suspension of 12 MPs

10:54 (IST)08 Dec 2021
PM Modi hold meeting with senior ministers in Parliament

PM Narendra Modi is holding a meeting with senior ministers in Parliament Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Pralhad Joshi, Nirmala Sitharaman are among the attendees. 

10:11 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Modi govt insensitive towards farmers: Sonia Gandhi
10:09 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Sonia Gandhi demands discussion on border issues, calls suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs ‘unprecedented’

We demand a full-fledged discussion in Parliament on border issues: Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi at the parliamentary party meeting On suspension of 12 MPs, Gandhi says it is “unprecedented & unacceptable”. “We stand in solidarity with the suspended MPs.”

09:51 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Deepender Singh Hooda gives adjournment motion notice

Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda gives adjournment motion notice in Rajya Sabha for discussing farmers’ issues including legal guarantee on MSP, ex-gratia payment to kin of farmers who died during their protest, and withdrawal of cases against them

09:48 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi reach Parliament
09:47 (IST)08 Dec 2021
Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice

Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss Sino-Bhutan MoU on three-step resolution of boundary disputes, that he says, could lead to the transfer of strategically important territory of Doklam being transferred to China

09:39 (IST)08 Dec 2021
RJD gives suspension of business notice, demands repeal of AFSPA

RJD MP Manoj Kumar Jha gives suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule 267 to discuss the repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)

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