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Live Updates: After uproar over Trump's Kashmir remark, opposition leaders demand PM Modi's presence in House

A series of bills will be taken up for consideration in both the houses of Parliament. Stay tuned for the live updates:

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 15:59
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NEW DELHI: A massive uproar arose in both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha over US President Donald Trump's statement that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate in the Kashmir issue. Addressing the upper house of Parliament, External Affair Minister Jaishankar categorically denied Trump's statement and assure the House that no such request has been made by PM Modi. 

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Stay tuned for the Live Updates from Parliament:

23 July 2019, 15:54 PM

A meeting of all opposition leaders is underway at the office of Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, in Parliament. The opposition is demanding that presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the House after External Affair Minister S Jaishankar told Parliament that no discussion on mediation in Kashmir took place during the meeting with US President Donald Trump.

23 July 2019, 14:22 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3 PM following an uproar by Opposition MPs where there were raising slogans of "Pradhanmantri jawab do, jawab do, jawab do". 

23 July 2019, 13:45 PM

Parliament session likely to be extended by 10 days, sources tell Zee News.

23 July 2019, 12:47 PM

Lok Sabha: Opposition stages a walk out over their demand for Prime Minister's response on "statement of US President Trump that PM Modi had asked him to mediate in Kashmir issue"

23 July 2019, 12:40 PM

Congress' Manish Tewari in Lok Sabha: "President Trump had said that when they (PM Modi-President Trump) met in Osaka, PM asked him 'why don't you mediate in Kashmir?'. He said PM invited him to intervene. We would like to demand that the PM comes to the House and clarifies if such a conversation took place between the two. If it didn't, he should say that the US President is giving false statements and is lying about Kashmir."

23 July 2019, 12:39 PM

"I assure the house categorically that no such request has been made by PM to the US President. I also reiterate that it has been India’s consistent position that all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed bilaterally," says Jaishankar.  

23 July 2019, 12:38 PM

EAM Jaishankar address the Lok Sabha, denied PM Modi sought US President Trump's mediation in Kashmir issue. "I assure the house categorically that no such request has been made by the Prime Minister to the US President." 

23 July 2019, 12:30 PM

Congress' Adhir Chowdhury in Lok Sabha:

23 July 2019, 12:17 PM

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on being asked if Congress will seek a reply from PM in Parliament on Trump's claim on Kashmir: "You will see it in the House. We will raise the issue and Congress is raising now also."

 

23 July 2019, 12:15 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM following an uproar by Opposition MPs raising slogans of "Pradhan Mantri jawab do, jawab do, jawab do".

The opposition is seeking a reply from PM Modi in Parliament on the statement of US President that PM Modi asking him to "mediate" in Kashmir issue.

23 July 2019, 12:03 PM

"Opposition will not settle for a statement from the External Affairs Minister, the PM will have to come to the house and make a statement on it to clarify. No other minister’s statement on it will be acceptable," sources tell Zee News.

23 July 2019, 12:02 PM

"No matter which govt was in power at Centre in past, our foreign policy has been that Kashmir is bilateral issue and no third party can intervene and President Trump knows it. I don't think President Trump would tell Pakistan's PM that India's PM has asked the US to mediate," says Congress' Gulam Nabi Azad.

23 July 2019, 11:54 AM

"Entire country was shocked to hear Trump last night that PM of India requested me to "mediate" on Kashmir (during G20 Summit). We have always maintained that this is a bilateral issue, we will not accept third party mediation. PM must respect Parliament and make such statements," said Rajya Sabha MP Anand Sharma.

23 July 2019, 11:50 AM

"No third party issue between India and Pakistan so far. Now is there any change, US President is asking. In such a situation, denial my MEA is not enough," says Communist Party of India's D Raja.

23 July 2019, 11:29 AM

"The Shimla Agreement and the Lahore declaration provide the basis to resolve all issues between India & Pakistan bilaterally," EAM in Rajya Sabha.

23 July 2019, 11:20 AM

Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 12 PM following an uproar by the Opposition over Trump's statement that PM Modi had asked him to "mediate" in Kashmir issue.

 

23 July 2019, 11:20 AM

"I would like to categorically assure the House that no such request has been made by PM Modi.  It has been India's consistent position that all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed only bilaterally. Any engagement with Pakistan would require an end to cross-border terrorism," External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha.

23 July 2019, 11:12 AM

"No such request made by PM Modi to Trump," says Union Minister Jaishanker tells Rajya Sabha.

23 July 2019, 11:11 AM

Meeting of Opposition leaders held in Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad's chamber in Parliament. Opposition leaders asked for a suspension of all business in the House, seeking an explanation from the PM in both the Houses on US President Donald Trump's statement on Kashmir.

23 July 2019, 11:10 AM

Opposition MPs create an uproar in the Lok Sabha over the statement of US President Donald Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate in Kashmir issue.

23 July 2019, 11:05 AM

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar likely to address both houses of Parliament over Trump's statement that PM Modi asked him to "mediate" in the Kashmir issue. 

23 July 2019, 10:53 AM

WATCH: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan share a dialogue at Parliament Library Building on Tuesday.

23 July 2019, 10:52 AM

BJP Parliamentary party meeting concludes at Parliament Library Building.

 

23 July 2019, 10:49 AM

CPI MP D Raja has given notice of suspension of business in Rajya Sabha to discuss 'the statement of US President Donald Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked Trump to mediate in Kashmir issue'

23 July 2019, 10:18 AM

Congress MP K Suresh has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over US President Donald Trump's claim that PM Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir.

23 July 2019, 09:53 AM

Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrive for BJP Parliamentary Party meeting.

 

23 July 2019, 09:43 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary Party Meeting at Parliament Library Building.

 

 

23 July 2019, 06:50 AM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary Party Meeting to be held at Parliament Library Building, on Tuesday.

 

23 July 2019, 06:49 AM

Rajya Sabha: Bills for consideration 

1. The Appropriation (No.2) Bill, 2019

2. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 - Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani to move that the Bill further to amend the POCSO Act, 2012, to be taken into consideration.

3. Nirmala Sitharaman to move that the Bill to authorise payment and appropriation of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the services of the financial year 2019-20, as passed by Lok Sabha, be taken into consideration. Nirmala Sitharaman to move that the Bill to give effect to the financial proposals of the Central Government for the financial year 2019-20, as passed by Lok Sabha, be taken into consideration.

23 July 2019, 06:47 AM

Lok Sabha: Bills to be introduced 
1. The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019: Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan to move that the Bill to provide for the regulation of use and application of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology for the purposes of establishing the identity of certain categories of persons including the victims, offenders, suspects, undertrials, missing persons and unknown deceased persons and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto, be taken into consideration.

2. The Code on Wages, 2019: Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar to move for leave to introduce a Bill to amend and consolidate the laws relating to wages and bonus and matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

3. The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019 - Gangwar to move for leave to introduce a Bill to consolidate and amend the laws regulating the occupational safety, health and working conditions of the persons employed in an establishment and the matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

4. The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 - Home Minister Amit Shah to move that the Bill further to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, be taken into consideration.

Bills for consideration and passing

6. The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to move that the Bill to provide for a comprehensive mechanism to ban the unregulated deposit schemes, other than deposits taken in the ordinary course of business, and to protect the interest of depositors and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto, be taken into consideration.

7. The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019: Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to move that the Bill further to amend the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971, be taken into consideration.