Winter Session headed for washout as Govt-Opposition showdown continues in Parliament

Both Houses of Parliament were on Thursday adjourned till tomorrow as fireworks continued over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's alleged attack on PM Narendra Modi yesterday. 

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 15:08

New Delhi: Both Houses of Parliament were on Thursday adjourned till tomorrow as fireworks continued over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's alleged attack on PM Narendra Modi yesterday.

Despite repeated appeals by the government to let the two Houses run, a united Opposition continued its protest against demonetisation and also asked for the resignation of Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju for his alleged involvement in the Rs 450-crore Arunachal hydro power project scam.

Here are the latest updates of the proceedings in both Houses of Parliament:- 

15 December 2016, 14:11 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid uproar.

 

15 December 2016, 14:10 PM

Both sides are disrupting, it means both sides don't want discussion: PJ Kurien Deputy Chairman Rajya Sabha.

15 December 2016, 14:01 PM

The whole country knows who is stalling Parliament. LK Advani Ji being a senior leader is also very sad about scenario in Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu

15 December 2016, 14:01 PM

When I inquired about his (Advani) health, he said my health is okay but the Parliament's health is not: TMC MP Idris Ali.

15 December 2016, 14:00 PM

LK Advani told me that he feels like resigning, adding "had Atal ji been in the Parliament today, he would have been upset": TMC MP Idris Ali

15 December 2016, 13:10 PM

Meanwhile, TMC protests over demonetisation issue outside Reserve Bank of India in Kolkata.

 

15 December 2016, 13:09 PM

Answers on Agusta have been given in Parliament before, rest inquiry is on. Govt doesn't want to discuss demonetisation: Mallikarjun Kharge

15 December 2016, 13:09 PM

BJP veteran LK Advani disappointed with disruptions in Parliament, asks Rajnath Singh to intervene.  

15 December 2016, 13:02 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm as ruckus continues over demonetisation, AugustaWestland scam issues.

15 December 2016, 12:17 PM

Rajya Sabha was earlier adjourned till noon after uproar as GN Azad raised farmers' issue on demonetisation.

15 December 2016, 12:16 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned again till 12:32 pm.

15 December 2016, 11:35 AM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon amid uproar by Opposition MPs.

15 December 2016, 11:34 AM

This is for the first time in history of India that it's the ruling party that's not letting the House to function: Ghulam Nabi Azad in RS

15 December 2016, 11:33 AM

Uproar by Opposition in Rajya Sabha, says Govt not letting the House function.

15 December 2016, 11:12 AM

Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon amid uproar.

15 December 2016, 11:11 AM

Congress has made a grave mistake by raising their finger against me, they will pay the price for their lifetime, I'm telling you: Kiren Rijiju

15 December 2016, 11:07 AM

Opposition seeks meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee on demonetisation.

15 December 2016, 10:23 AM

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad gives notice in Rajya Sabha on "hardships faced by farmers due to demonetistion".

15 December 2016, 10:23 AM

We want AgustaWestland issue to be discussed in the Parliament: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu.

15 December 2016, 10:22 AM

BJP to raise AgustaWestland issue in both the houses of Parliament today.

15 December 2016, 10:22 AM

Congress leader Anand Sharma gives notice in Rajya Sabha for discussion on Kiren Rijiju's alleged involvement in Arunachal hydro scam issue.

15 December 2016, 10:21 AM

Trinamool Congress MPs protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament.

15 December 2016, 10:21 AM

The BJP and the Modi govt is afraid of Rahul Gandhi that's why they are talking nonsense about our leader: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress

15 December 2016, 10:19 AM

Opposition leaders' meeting in the Parliament begins.

 

15 December 2016, 09:51 AM

TMC's Sudip Bandyopadhyay gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on demonetisation issue.

15 December 2016, 09:50 AM

Trinamool Congress to protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament at 9:45 AM today against demonetisation decision.

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