Parliament Live Updates: "PM Must Clarify On Trump's Claim," Say Opposition Parties In Lok Sabha

Parliament LIVE Updates: The International Court of Justice has said that Pakistan must review the death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav.

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Parliament Live Updates: 'PM Must Clarify On Trump's Claim,' Say Opposition Parties In Lok Sabha

Raising the issue of floods across India in Rajya Sabha, RJD leader Manoj Jha gave Zero Hour Notice.

New Delhi: 

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, while making a statement on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict regarding the Kulbhushan Jadhav case in Parliament today, said Kulbhushan Jadhav's family has shown exemplary courage in difficult circumstances. "I can assure the government will vigorously continue its efforts to ensure his safety and well being, as well as his early return to India," he said.

In a major win for India, the ICJ on Wednesday continued its stay on the execution of the Indian national, held in a Pakistani jail on allegations of spying, and called for an effective review and reconsideration of the conviction.

Reacting to the ICJ verdict, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that it is yet another manifestation of the Narendra Modi government's diplomatic efforts.

Meanwhile, raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha gave Zero Hour Notice in the upper house of the Parliament.

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed an appropriation bill that allows withdrawal of Rs 98.18 lakh crore from the Consolidated Fund of India to meet the expenditure of the central government for 2019-20.

Here are the LIVE Updates from the Parliament:


Jul 18, 2019
13:25 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned following uproar by Congress and Samajwadi Party against Supreme Court judgement on Karnataka lawmakers' case.
Jul 18, 2019
11:35 (IST)
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till noon following uproar by Samajwadi Party, Congress members.
Jul 18, 2019
11:34 (IST)
Entire House together in welcoming ICJ verdict: Rajya Sabha Chairman

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu says: "I am very happy that the entire House is together in welcoming the International Court of Justice judgement. Hope we will pursue till Kulbhushan Jadhav is discharged and released."
Jul 18, 2019
11:10 (IST)
S Jaishankar speaks in Rajya Sabha:

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) by a vote of 15-1 upheld India's claim that Pakistan is in violation of Vienna Convention on several counts, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar says.

The ICJ has directed that Pakistan is under an obligation to inform Kulbhushan Jadhav without further delay of his rights and to provide Indian consular officers access to him in accordance with Vienna Convention, he adds.

We once again call upon Pakistan to release and repatriate Kulbhushan Jadhav, the External Affairs Minister says.

"In 2017, the government made commitment on floor of the House to undertake all steps necessary to protect interest and welfare of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The government has made untiring efforts in seeking his release including through legal means in International Court of Justice."

He says Kulbhushan Jadhav's family has shown exemplary courage in difficult circumstances. I can assure the government will vigorously continue its efforts to ensure his safety and well being, as well as his early return to India.
Jul 18, 2019
10:38 (IST)
Congress Party has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over "alarming situation due to spurt in crime in Delhi"
Jul 18, 2019
10:29 (IST)
Samajwadi Party lawmaker Vishambhar Prasad Nishad has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over "desperation in youths due to unemployment."
Jul 18, 2019
10:24 (IST)
Congress lawmaker Viplove Thakur has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over "need for new laws in view of frequent building collapses in the country."
Jul 18, 2019
10:24 (IST)
Congress leader Selja Kumari has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over "need for social integration through inter-caste marriages".
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