Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha Adjourned for the Day

Catch all the important updates from the extended Parliament session here.

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On Tuesday, 6 August, the Parliament approved a resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir given under Article 370 of the Constitution. The Lok Sabha also passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill which seeks to divide the state into two Union Territories.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said it was the most productive session since 1952.  The session had 37 sittings of total 280 hours, in which 36 bills were passed while 33 were introduced in the Lower House, he said.

  • The Parliament passed resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir on 6 Aug, as well as the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill
  • This session has seen important bills like the Triple Talaq, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and more being passed through both houses
  • The ongoing budget session of the Parliament was extended till 7 August on 25 July on the government’s request
12:02 PM , 07 Aug

Rajya Sabha Adjourned for the Day

The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned sine die.

10:09 AM , 05 Aug

Kashmir Issue to be Discussed in Parliament at 11 AM

Kashmir Issue will be discussed in the Rajya Sabha on Monday 11 am.

9:52 AM , 05 Aug

Oppn Leaders to Meet in Ghulam Nabi Azad's RS Chamber

Opposition leaders in Rajya Sabha to meet at 10 am today in leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad's chamber, inside Parliament. Kashmir issue will be taken up in the meeting.

9:49 AM , 05 Aug

PDP MP Gives Zero Hour Notice, Wears Black Band Before Entering

People's Democratic Party (PDP)'s Rajya Sabha MP, Nazir Ahmad Laway has given Zero Hour notice in the House over the Kashmir crisis.

Nazir Ahmad, along with other Mir Mohammad Fayaz donned black armbands before entering the parliament, as a mark of protest towards the development in J&K.

Published: 29 Jul 2019, 7:44 AM IST
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