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Will Ensure This Criminal Who Is a Minister Resigns, Says Rahul Gandhi

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The winter session of Parliament commenced at 11 am, as it entered its 13th day on Wednesday, 15 December.

Congress had called a meeting of its Lok Sabha MPs today at 10.30 am at the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) office in Parliament.

Meanwhile, Rahul Gandhi has given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, demanding Mos Ajay Misra Teni's resignation.

Opposition MPs had held a march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk on Tuesday, demanding that the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs, who were suspended for the entire winter session for their 'unruly' conduct during the monsoon session in August, be revoked.

Snapshot
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to move the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage.

  • Congress demands MoS Home Ajay Misra to step down over the death of farmers in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.

4:57 PM , 15 Dec

'Sure PM Won't Suspend Ajay Mishra': Asaduddin Owaisi on Lakhimpur Kheri

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi asks for Ajay Mishra's suspension.

"From day one, we've been saying that it is a pre-planned murder. Modi govt should suspend Ajay Mishra. I'm very sure that PM will not suspend him because he needs that minister's upper caste votes in upcoming UP polls."

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3:43 PM , 15 Dec

RS Adjourned For the Day

Rajya Sabha proceedings have been adjourned for the day amid opposition protest.

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2:44 PM , 15 Dec
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‘It’s a Conspiracy’: Rahul Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said, "It has been said that it (Lakhimpur Kheri incident) is a conspiracy, it obviously is. Everyone knows whose son is involved, we want the minister (MoS Home Ajay Mishra) to resign. We want discussion in Parliament, but PM refuses. They are making excuses."

He added, "Depending on how much pressure we put, action will be taken (by the government). We will ensure that this criminal who is a minister...(resigns) and justice is served to families... We had said that farm laws will be taken back, everybody put pressure and farm laws were withdrawn."
2:20 PM , 15 Dec

Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Thursday

Lok Sabha was adjourned till 11 am on Thursday.

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Published: 15 Dec 2021, 10:00 AM IST
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