Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju will introduce the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha on Monday, the seventh day of the ongoing Winter Session. The bill seeks to bring clarity concerning the date of eligibility of additional quantum of pension to a retired judge.
On Monday, Home Minister Amit Shah in the Lok Sabha expressed regret over the army encounter in Nagaland that went awry. Mr Shah said that probe will be conducted by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) and will be completed within a month. He asked central agencies working in states like Nagaland to ensure such incidents don't recur.
The Winter Session of the Parliament, which began on November 29, will continue till December 23.
Here are the LIVE updates on Parliament winter session 2021:
Suspension of MPs is against Constitution and democracy. They would've done it(suspension) if earlier (Monsoon) session of House went for adjournment but punishing MPs in Winter Session for what they did in Monsoon sitting is wrong. They didn't even mention charges, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge was quoted as saying by ANI.
Govt is responsible for the obstructions arising in the Rajya Sabha today. We tried a lot to facilitate the functioning of the House, we met Leader of the House & Chairman repeatedly to put forth our views that MPs can be suspended only as per Rule 256: LoP RS Mallikarjun Kharge pic.twitter.com/6A6ebo28nY- ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2021
Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi said that the Centre should give jobs to the farmers who dies during the protest against the 3 farm laws.
"I want that the farmers be given their rights, they should be given compensation as well as jobs," Mr Gandhi said.
"Around 700 farmers died in farmers' agitation. PM apologised to the nation & farmers of the nation. He accepted that he made a mistake. On 30th, Agriculture Minister was asked a question - how many farmers died in the agitation? He said he doesn't have any data," Rahul Gandhi said in the Lok Sabha
Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm on Tuesday amid demand by Opposition members for the revocation of suspension of the 12 Members of Parliament.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged BJP MPs to be regular in attending Parliament sessions, sources said, warning them "if you don't change yourself, there will be changes in due course".
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is likely to boycott the remaining winter session of the Parliament starting today over several issues including paddy procurement in the state and the suspension of Opposition MPs.
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Tuesday gave an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss China''s "repeated encroachment into Indian territory."