Parliament Winter Session Highlights: Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die ahead of schedule

On Tuesday, opposition leaders took out a protest march demanding that action be taken Mishra, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying they will not rest till the minister is sent to jail.

On Tuesday, opposition leaders took out a protest march demanding that action be taken Mishra, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying they will not rest till the minister is sent to jail.

The Parliament is set to witness yet another day of less business and more uproar with the 12 suspended Rajya Sabha MPs continuing their protest while TMC MP Derek O’Brien joining them. Brien was also suspended on Tuesday for the remaining part of the Winter session for the “grave misconduct” of hurling a Rajya Sabha rule book at the Chair.

Meanwhile, the Congress-led Opposition is expected to reiterate its demand of resignation of MoS Home Ajay Mishra Teni after the SIT probing the Lakhimpur Kheri violence termed it a “planned conspiracy” by his jailed son Ashish Mishra. On Tuesday, opposition leaders took out a protest march demanding that action be taken Mishra, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying they will not rest till the minister is sent to jail.

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Opposition parties have been protesting against the suspension of MPs, which they have termed as undemocratic and against the rules of the House.

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Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die ahead of schedule

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