Parliament Adjourned Till 26 July; TMC MP Suspended for Heckling IT Minister

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TMC MP Shantanu Sen, who had snatched papers from IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw's hands on Thursday, was suspended from Rajya Sabha for the entire Monsoon Session on Friday, 23 July.

Meanwhile, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned till Monday, 26 July amid uproar and ruckus by the Opposition over reports of snooping using the Pegasus spyware.

  • Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expressed distress over repeated ruckus in the Parliament

  • Several NDA MPs slammed the alleged heckling of IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday by TMC MP Santanu Sen over the 'Pegasus Project'

  • Ruckus ensued in the Lok Sabha over Pegasus reports and the farm laws, following which the House was adjourned till Monday

  • Both the Houses – the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha – will meet daily from 11 am to 6 pm on all days

  • The session is likely to conclude on 13 August

3:32 PM , 23 Jul

Rajys Sabha Adjourned Till Monday

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 11 am on 26 July amid ruckus over Pegasus reports.

12:52 PM , 23 Jul

Rajya Sabha Adjourned

The Rajya Sabha is adjourned till 2.30 pm.

12:51 PM , 23 Jul

RS Dy Chairperson Requests TMC MP to Leave House

Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha Harivansh Singh requested TMC MP Santanu Sen to leave House after suspension.

"As you know that a resolution has been passed to suspend you from attending the proceedings till the end of the Monsoon session, we request you to leave the House," he said.

12:37 PM , 23 Jul

Rs 9725 Cr Sepent on COVID Vaccination Drive: Centre Tells LS

A total of Rs 9725.15 crore have been spent so far on the COVID-19 vaccination programme including procurement of vaccines and operational cost for vaccination, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, MoS (Health) informed the Lok Sabha.

A total of 135 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be available between August 2021 to December 2021, she added.


Published: 23 Jul 2021, 10:38 AM IST
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