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RJD leader Manoj Jha has given a ‘Zero Hour Notice’ in the Rajya Sabha over “unprecedented floods in several parts of the country”.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 14:08

As Parliament convenes on Wednesday, the Congress party has given adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over tension along the India-China border. The issue of floods in states like Bihar and Assam in expected to be raised in the House on Wednesday. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Manoj Jha has given a ‘Zero Hour Notice’ in the Rajya Sabha over “unprecedented floods in several parts of the country”. Meanwhile, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move for leave to introduce The Appropriation (No 2) Bill 2019 to authorise payment and appropriation of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India.

Here are the live updates:

17 July 2019, 14:08 PM

We will identify all the illegal immigrants and infiltrators living on every inch of this country and deport them as per the international law, Union Home Minister Amit Shah tells Rajya Sabha.

17 July 2019, 14:07 PM

Lok Sabha approves demands for grants for Ministries of Rural Development, & Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare for 2019-20.

17 July 2019, 12:34 PM

India and China are respecting the existing agreements to maintain peace and tranquility at the border, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. He further said, "Currently in Doklam, both sides (India and China) are exercising restraint."

17 July 2019, 12:34 PM

Speaking about the conflict with China, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tells Lok Sabha that "infrastructure like roads, tunnels, railway lines and airfields are being developed on the border of India and China to ensure the sovereignty and security of the nation."

17 July 2019, 11:10 AM

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs protest outside the Parliament demanding to bring a Data Protection Law.