Replying on the debate over Delhi violence in Lok Sabha today, Home Minister Amit Shah said the spread of riots on such a big scale, in such a short time, was not possible without a conspiracy.
He further said that a case has been registered to investigate this angle.
As Amit Shah was speaking, Congress MPs staged a walkout.
Here are the Highlights on the proceedings in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha:
Amit Shah: We are ensuring that no action is taken against any innocent person. 49 cases of Arms Act have been registered and 153 arms have been recovered. Over 650 meeting of peace committee has taken place since February 25.
He further said: "I had requested National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to go on the ground and boost the morale of police".
Home Minister Amit Shah: Questions have been asked about what the Delhi Police was doing. Police were on the ground then, police will also probe and submit a report in coming days. I would like to praise the Delhi Police for not allowing the riots to spread to other areas. pic.twitter.com/R5nElk6A2q- ANI (@ANI) March 11, 2020
Pinaki Misra,BJD in Lok Sabha:We've supported CAA. Women in their mid-80s are sitting in protest at Shaheen Bagh.Perhaps this is time to think of including Muslims from countries in this region where they are in a minority.This will give them a feeling that Govt cares for them pic.twitter.com/Nwuv5ZiWD7- ANI (@ANI) March 11, 2020
Meenakshi Lekhi,BJP in Lok Sabha on #DelhiViolence: Log toot jaate hain ghar banane ko aur tum taras nahi khaate ho bastiyan jalane ko. Some people have history of setting things ablaze. I have data which shows who was responsible whenever violence incidents took place in country pic.twitter.com/3QbOUpVBmV- ANI (@ANI) March 11, 2020
"The fact is that humanity was defeated," he said.
Lok Sabha today passed a motion to revoke the suspension of seven Congress members with immediate effect.
The seven Congress members-- Gaurav Gogoi, T N Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behanan and Gurjeet Singh Aujla were suspended on March 5 for the remaining period of the Budget session for gross misconduct.
The motion was moved by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal and passed by a voice vote.
Speaker Om Birla then announced that the suspension stands revoked with immediate effect.
The suspension of seven Congress Lok Sabha MPs has been revoked by Speaker Om Birla today.
They had been suspended on charges of "gross misconduct" in the House. The seven Congress MPs include Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behnan and Gurjeet Singh Aujla.
An all-party meeting was held in which this decision was made by the Speaker. The other issue discussed in the meeting were points on how to run the House smoothly.
The leaders who attended the meeting also agreed to discuss the issue of Delhi violence in the house at 2:30 pm. The discussion on "recent law and order situation in some parts of Delhi" is likely to be initiated by Leader of Opposition Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.
Lok Sabha proceedings were again adjourned for an hour till 1:30 pm today as some Congress members sought to know when the expulsion of seven party MPs will be revoked.
As soon as the House convened, Rajendra Agarwal, who was the presiding officer, informed the House that the Lok Sabha speaker has not approved the adjournment notices given by various opposition members.
Earlier the House was adjourned till 12.30 pm as Congress members raised slogans demanding revocation of expulsion of its seven MPs.
Congress members had trooped inside the well raising slogans with the demand to rescind last week's expulsion order of seven of its members.
They were also joined by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Left MPs. On Thursday last, seven Congress members were suspended for the rest of the ongoing Budget Session for unruly behaviour.
All-party meeting being chaired by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla underway in Parliament, over smooth functioning of the House.
Union Minister Anurag Thakur, who had allegedly made provocative speeches in the run up to the Delhi Assembly polls, faced severe criticism by opposition members in Rajya Sabha when he rose to present a listed paper.
When Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu called Mr Thakur to present the second supplementary demands for grants for 2019-20 in place of his senior colleague and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, opposition benches started booing him.
Mr Thakur, who is the Minister of State for Finance, continued to present the demands, which had been presented in Lok Sabha last week.
As opposition created uproar, some in treasury benches hit back with the jibe of the Congress losing power in Madhya Pradesh.
This riled some Congress members who accused the BJP of engineering defections. Mr Naidu ordered that nothing would go on record.
But when some Congress member continued to raise the matter, Mr Naidu warned he would name members.
Any member named by the Chair has to withdraw from proceedings of the House for the remainder of the day.
Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned today till 2 pm after opposition parties raised the issue of violence in Delhi and the government ban on two Malayalam news channels for their coverage of the clashes.
Some Congress members raised the political happenings in Madhya Pradesh where the party's government is facing a crisis after Jyotiraditya Scindia's resignation from the Congress.
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said the notice given by the Leader of the Opposition and other MPs over the need to provide relief to violence-affected people of Delhi and instituting an inquiry commission, will be discussed in the House on Thursday morning.
But opposition MPs including those from the Congress continued to raise the issue. Binoy Viswam of the CPI raised the issue of last week's ban of news channels for their coverage of the Delhi violence.
Mr Naidu said the ban has been lifted. The order banning Media One had said it was "critical of the Delhi Police and RSS".
As some Congress members raised the happenings in Madhya Pradesh, Mr Naidu said he would be forced to name the MPs if they defied the chair.
An MP named by the Chair has to withdraw from the proceedings of the House for the remaining part of the day.
Mr Naidu, however, said names of Congress MPs will go into records to say that they tried to disturb the House. Shortly thereafter, he adjourned proceedings till 2 pm.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh today gave a Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over the ongoing Yes bank crisis.
In a letter to Secretary-General of Rajya Sabha, the AAP leader sought permission from Rajya Chairman to allow him to speak in the House.
Mr Singh targetted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over Yes Bank crisis, claiming that a person who owns a bank can rob everyone. "If you have a pistol, you can rob the bank" and "If you have a bank, you can rob everyone. Yes Bank BJP Scam," he tweeted (roughly translated from Hindi).
Last week, the central bank suspended the board of directors at India's fourth-largest private bank and imposed the withdrawal limit on account holders till April 3 citing its poor financial health due to bad loans.
Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned today till 12:30 pm as Congress members raised slogans demanding revocation of expulsion of its seven MPs.
As soon as the House convened, Kirit Solanki, who was the presiding officer, took up the Question Hour.
But Congress members trooped inside the well raising slogans with the demand to rescind last week's expulsion order of seven of its members.
They were also joined by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Left MPs.
As the commotion continued for 15 minutes, Ms Solanki adjourned the House till 12:30 pm.
On Thursday last, seven Congress members were suspended for the rest of the ongoing Budget Session for unruly behaviour.