Parliament Monsoon Session: Both Houses Adjourned as Deadlock Continues

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Amid protests and sloganeering by Opposition MPs on Friday, 30 July, over a discussion on the Pegasus reports, the Parliament was adjourned ftill 2 August.

The deadlock in the Parliament has continued through the second week of functioning of the Monsoon session, with both Houses being adjourned multiple times every day over demands for discussion on the Pegasus Project reports that have alleged snooping on several journalists, civil servants, politicians and ministers.

Earlier on Friday, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge met leaders of several Opposition parties at his office in the Parliament House.

  • Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday expressed concern over members of the House being denied opportunities to raise issues of public importance

  • External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar apprised the House of his recent meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

  • The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday

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8:44 PM , 30 Jul

Rajya Sabha Adjourned for the Day

Rajya Sabha adjourned till Monday, 2 August.

12:44 PM , 30 Jul

Congres, SAD, BSP MPs Protest Outside Parliament Over Farm Laws

MPs of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Congress protested outside the Parliament against the Centre's three farm laws.

SAD's Harsimrat Kar Badal told ANI that MPs will meet the President on Saturday over the matter.

12:41 PM , 30 Jul

Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Monday

Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till 11am on Monday, 2 August amid protest by Opposition MPs.

12:40 PM , 30 Jul

Rajya Sabha Adjourned

Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2.30 pm.

Published: 30 Jul 2021, 11:36 AM IST
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