Parliament Winter Session Highlights: Both Houses Adjourned Till Tomorrow

With three days to go for the conclusion of the Winter session of the Parliament, the government hopes it would build consensus and pass the bill.

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Parliament Winter Session Highlights: Both Houses Adjourned Till Tomorrow

Parliament Winter Session: Triple Talaq bill was tabled in Rajya Sabha today.

New Delhi:  Important day at the Rajya Sabha as the Triple Talaq bill that was passed by the lower house last week, will be tabled and considered for passing. With three days to go for the conclusion of the Winter session of the Parliament, the government hopes it would build consensus and pass the bill. Protests in Maharashtra over the Bhima Koregaon violence has been brought up in the house, which led to adjournment of Rajya Sabha till noon and later till 2 pm as the chaos continued. Other business for the day include the Bill to amend the Central Road Fund Act,2000 as passed by Lok Sabha. Arun Jaitley will move the Bill to repeal the State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Act, 1959, the State Bank of Hyderabad Act, 1956 and further to amend the State Bank of India Act, 1955, as passed by Lok Sabha.  

Here are the highlights of Winter session of Parliament:




Jan 03, 2018
15:58 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow
Jan 03, 2018
15:20 (IST)


Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Jan 03, 2018
15:06 (IST)


Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Triple Talaq bill

Ghulam Nabi:
  • The law minister said that this is being done on purpose (protesting in RS) because of the Triple Talaq Bill.
  • We are not doing it because of that. We are protesting over what is happening in the country, people are dying.
  • We are following the procedure to pass the bill.
  • BJP has always been anti-Dalit

Arun Jaitley: The matters of state belong to states, but this is an important issue (triple talaq).

Ravi Shankar: This is a very important bill, i need the motion that the bill will be taken into consideration.

Jan 03, 2018
14:07 (IST)
Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 3 pm
Jan 03, 2018
13:48 (IST)
Less Trains Running In Late Than Flights In Fogs: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that a committee has been set up to review the flexi-fare system and recommend best options, keeping in mind the interests of passengers and the railways.

Less Trains Running In Late Than Flights In Fogs: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
Jan 03, 2018
13:45 (IST)
Lok Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow amid heated exchanges between ruling and opposition benches over OBC reservation
Jan 03, 2018
13:40 (IST)
Rajya Sabha Adjourns Twice Over Maharashtra Caste Violence Issue
Sabha today saw two adjournments during the pre-lunch period, as several members including those from the Congress and BSP, sought to raise the issue of caste violence in Maharashtra.

Rajya Sabha Adjourns Twice Over Maharashtra Caste Violence Issue
Jan 03, 2018
13:26 (IST)
PM Can't Be "Mauni Baba", Says Congress On Maharashtra Caste Tension
Mallikarjun Kharge of the Congress alleged that "anti-Dalit violence is increasing" and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the caste clashes in Maharashtra is astounding. "He can't stay mum! He is a 'mauni baba' (mute spectator) on such issues," the Congressman said.

Congress Replaces British In Using Divide-And-Rule: BJP In Parliament
Jan 03, 2018
12:36 (IST)
Lok Sabha have been adjourned till 12:45 pm after uproar over the issue of Maharashtra caste violence.
Jan 03, 2018
12:21 (IST)


Mallikarjun Kharge speaks in Lok Sabha on Maharashtra violence issue:

  • Violence is increasing every day; some groups still look at dalits as the lower community.
  • When some people want to do something better, there are other people who want to remove such people from the ground. This is what is happening today in Maharashtra
  • We have to look upon the thing that what happened on 1st of January, how did this happen, who did this.
  • Dalits were always forbidden from using weapons.
  • RSS and the nationalists are behind these ghatkopar protests

Jan 03, 2018
12:06 (IST)
The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned again till 2 pm following uproar over the issue of caste violence in Maharashtra.
Jan 03, 2018
11:54 (IST)
After easily clearing the Lok Sabha last week, the triple talaq bill brought to the Rajya Sabha will be debated for four hours and will be put to vote despite the Congress and other opposition parties making it clear that they will push for it to be sent to a parliamentary committee for review.
Jan 03, 2018
11:49 (IST)
Lok Sabha: Question Hour takes up new coal allocation policy
Jan 03, 2018
11:31 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon: Rajya Sabha was abruptly adjourned today till noon as several opposition members, including those from the Congress and BSP, sought to raise the issue of caste violence in Maharashtra.

As many members tried to speak on the issue simultaneously, Mr Naidu adjourned the House till noon.

The adjournment during the pre-noon session comes a day after the House of Elders set a sort of record by completing all the Zero Hour matters and special mentions.
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