This Article is From Dec 14, 2016

Parliament Winter Session Day 19: Live Updates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the Parliament for the last three days of this year's winter session announced Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. The Parliament has been brought to standstill on most days as opposition leaders continued to protest against government's demonetisation policy.
Dec 14, 2016 15:12 (IST)

Rajya Sabha passed Rights of Persons with disabilities bill today

Dec 14, 2016 14:52 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid uproar in the house over demonetisation.
Dec 14, 2016 14:50 (IST)
Amid continued sloganeering, Deputy chair PJ Kurein says resignedly "I will have to adjourn."
Dec 14, 2016 14:49 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tries to speak in Rajya Sabha amid din.
Dec 14, 2016 14:25 (IST)
Human Resource and Development minister Prakash Javadekar on Parliament proceedings

They demanded the PM to present, the PM was in Lok Sabha. Next they will demand him to present in both the houses at the same time. How can that happen? Through holograms?

Dec 14, 2016 14:24 (IST)
Prakash responds on Rahul Gandhi's comments

It is your habit to vanish for 50 days, not the Prime Minister, retorts Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Rahul Gandhi's allegation that PM does not speak in Parliament, goes to pop concerts instead.

Dec 14, 2016 13:26 (IST)
Parliamentary Affairs minister Ananth Kumar responds to Rahul Gandhi's charges

Parliamentary Affairs minister Ananth Kumar said Where was Rahul till now?
Dec 14, 2016 12:47 (IST)
BJP Reacts to Rahul Gandhi's charges

Rahul Gandhi is making a joke of himself,  BJP spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao tells NDTV.
Dec 14, 2016 12:45 (IST)
Rahul Gandhi vs PM Modi
  • He owes us an explanation, he owes the country an explanation
  • For the last month all opposition parties have been demanding a discussion
  • He doesn't want us to speak inside (the parliament)
Dec 14, 2016 12:42 (IST)
Rahul Gandhi levels corruption charges against PM Narendra Modi
  • I have information on the Prime Minister that will explode his balloon
  • He has taken a decision against the poor people of the country
  • He cannot keep running away to pop concerts and public meetings
  • Have personal details on Prime Minister of corruption
Dec 14, 2016 12:37 (IST)
I have personal information on PM Modi, claims Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi

Dec 14, 2016 12:32 (IST)
Opposition Parties begin briefing media

Dec 14, 2016 12:30 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm following opposition uproar over controversy involving Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.
Dec 14, 2016 12:22 (IST)
Lok Sabha adjourned amid uproar in the house by opposition party leaders against demonetisation policy.
Dec 14, 2016 12:02 (IST)
Lok Sabha resumes again
Dec 14, 2016 11:17 (IST)
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on demonetisation policy

This is short term pain for long term gain. Bitter pill for long term ill. But the opposition saying this is a scam is like the devil quoting scriptures

Dec 14, 2016 11:11 (IST)
Meanwhile, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hopes he is allowed to speak in the Parliament

Dec 14, 2016 11:09 (IST)
Today's business in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha:
Lok Sabha:

Bill to be introduced:

The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders
(Amendment) Bill, 2016.
Bills for consideration and passing:

The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016.
The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016.
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016.

Further discussion under Rule 193 on demonetisation of currency notes to weed out black money.

Rajya Sabha:

Further discussion on demonetisation of currency;

Bills for consideration and return:

The Appropriation (No 4) Bill, 2016;
The Appropriation (No 5) Bill, 2016.

Bills for consideration and passing:

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014.
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014.
The Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
The Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016.
The Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015.
Dec 14, 2016 11:07 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seated in Lok Sabha and the house is already adjourned till 12 noon.

Dec 14, 2016 11:02 (IST)
Both Houses, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha resume after a four-day break
Dec 14, 2016 10:28 (IST)
The Congress party plans to raise union minister Kiren Rijiju's alleged Hydel scam issue in Rajya Sabha. Party leader Anand Sharma has given notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha for discussion.

Dec 14, 2016 08:28 (IST)
A face off is expected today as Parliament reconvenes after a 4-day break.
Dec 14, 2016 08:03 (IST)
PM Narendra Modi Likely To Attend Parliament Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present in Parliament for the three remaining days of the Session and can participate in proceedings for either of the House depending on the need said Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu.

The Prime Minister will also hold a meeting with key ministers before Parliament convenes this morning to decide their strategy.

Dec 14, 2016 08:01 (IST)
Congress level charges at government ahead of demonetisation discussion in Parliament

We're ready for debate, government is running away from it. At 9:30 am today opposition would meet to discuss on issues to be raised says Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.