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Parliament Live: Both Houses Adjourned Amid Oppn Protests Over Price Rise

Catch all the live updates from the Monsoon Session of Parliament here.

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On the second day of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned mere minutes after they reconvened at 2 pm on Tuesday, 19 July amid protests by Opposition legislators over inflation.

The proceedings of the Houses had resumed at 11 am on Tuesday, and had been adjourned minutes later after a similar ruckus.

Opposition MPs had raised slogans against price rise in the Lok Sabha soon after the House proceedings began. In the Rajya Sabha, MPs protested over Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's refusal to admit the Opposition's suspension of business notices to discuss to issue of inflation.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with top ministers on the government's strategy for the Monsoon Session.

On Monday as well, the two Houses were adjourned following sloganeering and disruption by Opposition MPs over the issues of price rise and GST.

Snapshot
  • The Monsoon Session, which began on 18 July, is scheduled to end on 12 August

  • As per a bulletin released by the Lok Sabha secretariat, a total of 29 bills, of which 24 are new, are to be listed in Parliament during this session

  • On the first day of the Monsoon Session, voting was held for the post of president at the Parliament House

  • Cricketer-turned-politician Harbhajan Singh, BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla, Congress leader P Chidambaram, and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal took oath as Rajya Sabha MPs on Monday

  • Ahead of the commencement of the Monsoon Session, PM Modi had urged MPs to work together towards making the session as productive and fruitful as possible

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2:12 PM , 19 Jul
KEY EVENT

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Again Amid Protests

The Upper House, which reconvened after an interval at 2 pm, was adjourned minutes later as MPs protested over inflation.

It is scheduled to resume at 11 am on Wednesday.

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2:11 PM , 19 Jul
KEY EVENT

Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow Amid Ruckus

The Lower House, which reconvened after an interval at 2 pm, was adjourned minutes later due to protests by Opposition MPs over price rise.

It is scheduled to resume at 11 am on Wednesday.

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1:59 PM , 19 Jul

AAP MPs Stage Protest Over Centre's Non-Clearance of Kejriwal's Singapore Visit

Catch all the live updates from the Monsoon Session of Parliament here.

AAP MPs staged a protest outside the Parliament over the alleged non-clearance of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s visit to Singapore to attend a global summit.

11:24 AM , 19 Jul

In Photos: Rahul Gandhi, Oppn MPs Protest Price Rise

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi with other Opposition MPs took part in a protest against inflation and the Centre's decision to increase GST on food items, near the Gandhi statue at Parliament complex.

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Published: 19 Jul 2022, 9:49 AM IST
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