Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: Trinamool Congress' Santanu Sen Suspended From Rajya Sabha, Both Houses Adjourned Till Monday

Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: Venkaiah Naidu declared Dr Santanu Sen's suspension within moments of V Muraleedharan, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, moving a motion on this.

Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: Trinamool Congress' Santanu Sen Suspended From Rajya Sabha, Both Houses Adjourned Till Monday

Since the pandemic began, three sessions of Parliament were curtailed (File)

New Delhi:

Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Dr Santanu Sen was today suspended from the House for the remaining part of the monsoon session for snatching IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw's statement on the Pegasus affair and flinging them amid the uproar in Parliament yesterday.

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu declared his suspension within moments of V Muraleedharan, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, moving a motion on this.

Earlier today, Several Opposition MPs, including Congress' Rahul Gandhi protested against the government inside Parliament complex over the Pegasus snooping issue and demanded a Supreme Court-monitored judicial probe into the matter.

Besides Mr Gandhi, a host of senior Congress MPs like Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, party's leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, KC Venugopal and Shashi Tharoor, DMK's Kanimozhi and Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi, were present during the protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue inside Parliament complex.

Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned till Monday amid uproar by Opposition leaders over host of issues, including the newly implemented farm reform laws and Pegasus row.

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 LIVE updates of Parliament Monsoon Session 2021:

Jul 23, 2021 14:47 (IST)
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day amid uproar by opposition parties over Pegasus snooping row. The House will now meet at 11 AM, on Monday, July 26.
Jul 23, 2021 13:12 (IST)
Jul 23, 2021 13:09 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 pm
Jul 23, 2021 12:27 (IST)
 Lok Sabha adjourned till July 26 amid sloganeering
Jul 23, 2021 12:14 (IST)
Jul 23, 2021 12:12 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12.30 pm
Jul 23, 2021 11:33 (IST)

Trinamool Congress' Santanu Sen suspended from parliament session day after he snatched Pegasus statement from IT minister
Jul 23, 2021 11:32 (IST)
Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE Updates:  Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon
Jul 23, 2021 11:31 (IST)
Jul 23, 2021 11:30 (IST)
Prime Minister, Home Minister used Pegasus as a weapon against India and its institutions; this is treason: Rahul Gandhi
Jul 23, 2021 11:29 (IST)
Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 pm amid uproar in the House by Opposition MPs
Jul 23, 2021 11:26 (IST)
Jul 23, 2021 11:18 (IST)
Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre over Pegasus issue
Jul 23, 2021 10:37 (IST)

CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem gives notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to suspend the business and discuss 'Pegasus Project' media report.
Jul 23, 2021 10:17 (IST)

Opposition Parties are protesting near Gandhi statue demanding Supreme Court-monitored judicial probe into "Pegasus scandal".

Jul 23, 2021 10:09 (IST)

Leader of House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal, Deputy leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and MoS Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan to meet Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu over yesterday's incident where TMC MP Shantanu Sen snatched a paper from hands of IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and tore it, source told news agency ANI.
Jul 23, 2021 10:06 (IST)
Jul 23, 2021 10:06 (IST)
Jul 23, 2021 09:55 (IST)
Rajya Sabha: Congress MP gives suspension of business notice on farmers' agitation

Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda has given a suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha on Friday on the issue of farmers' protest.

The suspension of business notice has been given under rule 267 of Rajya Sabha proceedings.

Congress MPs will also hold a protest in front of the Gandhi statue in Parliament on Friday over the farmers' agitation, ANI reported.
Jul 23, 2021 09:51 (IST)
Jul 23, 2021 09:49 (IST)
Parliament LIVE Updates: Congress to protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over farmers agitation, Pegasus issue

Congress MPs will hold protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament over farmers' agitation and the "Pegasus Project" media report today.

Prior to joining the protest, the Congress MPs will attend a meeting at Parliamentary Party (CPP) office, ANI reported.