New Delhi: The first three weeks of the Monsoon Session was a complete washout, it remains to be seen whether a united Opposition will give up and allow both the Houses to function as they convene on Monday. 25 Congress MPs, who were suspended by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan last week will rejoin Parliament after their five-day ban comes to an end today.
The following are the live updates:
9.40 am: Joint Parliamentary Committee meeting scheduled to take place at 12:30 pm today, regarding Land acquisition bill
10.15 am:We’ll put forth our demand before the House, our protest will continue in democratic manner: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress
10.18 am:Better delayed than never, there’s still a chance for Cong to participate in discussions on issues related to development of nation: MA Naqvi
10.30 am:Congress PresidentSonia Gandhi’s meeting with all Congress MPs from Lok Sabha begins.
10.38 am:PMNarendra Modireaches Parliament, meeting begins.
10.40 am:PM’s meeting with top cabinet Ministers underway at Parliament; Union Ministers Arun Jaitley,Rajnath Singh& Venkaiah Naidu present.
10.45 am:Notices in Parliament today: RJD has given a notice of adjournment motion in Lok Sabha on Jharkhand stampede incident.
10.50 am:Notices in Parliament today: JDU moves adjournment motion in Rajya Sabha on Bihar Governor’s appointment issue.
10.55 am:Congress moves adjournment motion in Lok Sabha for discussion on Lalit gate & Vyapam case.
11.00 am:A delegation of senior Delhi BJP leaders to meet President Pranab Mukherjee at 2 pm today.
11.05 am:Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan disallows all notices of adjournment in Parliament today.
11.15 am:Opposition Rajya Sabha MPs rush to the well of House.
11.20 am:Finance MinisterArun Jaitley speaking in Rajya Sabha-“The House can’t be conducted in a manner that the Govt is not allowed to speak”
11.21 am:Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon.
11.35 am:Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon.
12.07 pm:Lok Sabha adjourned till 12:30 pm, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm.
12.25 pm:SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav during meeting with LS Speaker-“We want the House to function, won’t support Congress protest”