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

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 14:11
Zee Media Bureau

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:- 

Latest Updates

14:11 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid uproar.

 

14:09 PM

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

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

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.

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

13:10 PM

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

 

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

13:09 PM

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

13:01 PM

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

12:16 PM

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

First Published: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 14:11
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