Parliament Monsoon Session 2021 Live Updates: Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Thursday Amid Loud Protests By Opposition

Parliament Monsoon Session Today Live Updates: Opposition members, including from the Congress and the Trinamool, started raising slogans and showing placards to attack the government on the snooping issue as soon as the House met for the day at 11 am.

Parliament Monsoon Session 2021 Live Updates: Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Thursday Amid Loud Protests By Opposition

The monsoon session, which usually starts in July, had begun in September last year.

New Delhi:

Lok Sabha proceedings has been adjourned till Thursday after the Opposition created a ruckus over various issues, including the Pegasus snooping controversy.

Opposition members, including from the Congress and the Trinamool, started raising slogans and showing placards to attack the government on the snooping issue as soon as the House met for the day at 11 am. The proceedings lasted for barely five minutes.

One of the placards read that while people are suffering from unemployment, the government is busy with "jasoosi" (spying). The slogan was in Hindi.

Trinamool Congress (TMC) members alleged that party MP Abhishek Banerjee's phone number was selected for surveillance. Abhishek Banerjee is the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Since the pandemic began, three sessions of Parliament were curtailed while the winter session last year had to be cancelled.

The monsoon session, which usually starts in July, had begun in September last year due to the raging pandemic.

Here are the updates of Parliament Monsoon Session 2021:

Jul 20, 2021 18:39 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till July 22.
Jul 20, 2021 17:35 (IST)
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Jul 20, 2021 16:56 (IST)
It is a fact that we grappled with oxygen supply: Congress leader Anand Sharma in Rajya Sabha
Jul 20, 2021 16:44 (IST)
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri Speaks In Rajya Sabha
Jul 20, 2021 15:11 (IST)
Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till Thursday amid continuous disruption by opposition members.

Jul 20, 2021 14:45 (IST)
Jul 20, 2021 14:23 (IST)
Tamil Nadu had polls for 234 assembly seats in a day. West Bengal with 294 assembly seats had polls in 8 phases. Infection rate was 2.3% before polls but after 8 phases, it rose to 33%. Kudos to our CM, it has again come down below 1.8% now: TMC MP Dr Santanu Sen in Rajya Sabha.
Jul 20, 2021 14:09 (IST)
I pay tribute to Covid warriors including doctors and paramedics. I salute people who helped others by running 'oxygen langer' in Delhi during second wave of COVID-19. I also want to salute plasma donors, who came out in support: Mallikarjun Kharge,Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha.

Jul 20, 2021 14:09 (IST)
Lockdown was announced overnight, just like Demonatisation. Govt didn't prepare for it. There were no trains for people to go back home. Livelihood of people was impacted. Govt should be held accountable: Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha.
Jul 20, 2021 14:08 (IST)
Government asked people to wear masks and maintain social distancing. But what were they doing, during the elections in different states? You are breaking your own rules. They should be given credit for flouting COVID-19 norms: Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha.
Jul 20, 2021 13:29 (IST)
This pandemic has been a constant learning experience for us: BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta in Rajya Sabha. The House has been adjourned till 1.34 pm.

Jul 20, 2021 13:07 (IST)
Rajya Sabha proceedings begin after uproar by opposition members over various issues including the Pegasus snooping issue.
Jul 20, 2021 12:47 (IST)
The snooping row escalated on Monday as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, poll strategist Prashant Kishor, and new IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw were among the big names revealed as potential targets of Israeli spyware. Soon after the big reveal, the Congress made a no-holds-barred attack on the government, demanding Home Minister Amit Shah's resignation. 
Jul 20, 2021 12:03 (IST)
Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned twice during the pre-lunch period today after uproar by opposition members over various issues including the Pegasus snooping issue.
Jul 20, 2021 11:14 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon after Opposition stalls proceedings over various issues including Pegasus snooping controversy.

Jul 20, 2021 11:06 (IST)
Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2 pm amid continuous disruption by opposition members.

Jul 20, 2021 11:04 (IST)
Parliament Schedule For Today
LOK SABHA

Bills for consideration and passing
  • The Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020
  • The National Institutes of Food Technology
  • Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021

RAJYA SABHA

  • Obituary references
  • IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw to make statement regarding compromise of phone data of some persons as reported in the media
Bills for consideration and passing

-The Marine Aids to Navigation Bill, 2021
Jul 20, 2021 10:59 (IST)
"Sad with what happened yesterday. The newly-appointed ministers could not be introduced because of Opposition ruckus (in Rajya Sabha). This forum is to put forth views in line with House decorum. I urge all MPs to let the House run smoothly," said Ajay Bhatt, Union Minister of State for Defence & Tourism.


Jul 20, 2021 10:47 (IST)
Four opposition parties - the Congress, the Trinamool Congress, Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, and the CPM - have given notices under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha demanding suspension of the scheduled business of the House to discuss the Pegasus spyware controversy.
Jul 20, 2021 10:42 (IST)
"We will raise this (Pegasus) issue... Nobody is obstructing nation's development, it's them (BJP) who have obstructed it. They have earned lakhs and crores of money by imposing cess, hiking fuel price, wasting money on projects," Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge said.

Jul 20, 2021 10:39 (IST)
BJP all-MP meeting concluded at Parliament.


Jul 20, 2021 10:27 (IST)
Trinamool MPs To Stage Dharna Over Pegasus Snoopgate Issue

Trinamool MPs to stage dharna near Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament today at 10.30 am over Pegasus Snoopgate matter.
Jul 20, 2021 10:09 (IST)
Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav said, "Listening to people's personal talk by spying on the phone is a gross violation of the 'right to privacy'. If BJP is getting this work done then it is punishable and if BJP government says that it is not aware of it then it is its failure on national security. Phone spying is a democratic crime."
Jul 20, 2021 10:04 (IST)
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi has moved a motion of Adjournment of the business of the House to discuss over Pegasus issue.
Jul 20, 2021 09:53 (IST)
Congress Lok Sabha members to meet at CPP Office today at 10.30 am to chalk out the floor strategy on the issue of 'Pegasus Project' media reports.
Jul 20, 2021 09:53 (IST)
Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw to make a statement on 'Pegasus Project' issue in Rajya Sabha today.
Jul 20, 2021 09:51 (IST)
Congress MP KC Venugopal has given a notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to suspend the business and discuss the alleged usage of Pegasus spyware by the Government.
Jul 20, 2021 09:42 (IST)
PM Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrive at the Parliament.
Jul 20, 2021 08:58 (IST)
Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given Adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on 'Pegasus Project' media report issue.
Jul 20, 2021 08:57 (IST)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said disruptors and obstructers will not be able to derail India's development trajectory through their conspiracies.
Jul 20, 2021 08:55 (IST)
Slogans As PM Modi Speaks In Parliament, Government Hits Back

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday could not introduce his new ministers to the house amid uproar by the opposition, as the monsoon session of parliament took off on a bitter note. Both houses were subsequently adjourned. Read Here
Jul 20, 2021 08:52 (IST)
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said he felt sad that the Opposition did not allow him the opportunity to be introduced in Parliament.

Jul 20, 2021 08:52 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet floor leaders today.