Opposition calls suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs undemocratic

The opposition leaders on Monday (November 29) issued a joint statement condemning the “unwarranted and undemocratic” suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs for the rest of the Winter Session of the Parliament.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Monday, November 29, 2021 - 23:02

New Delhi: The opposition leaders on Monday (November 29) issued a joint statement condemning the “unwarranted and undemocratic” suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs for the rest of the Winter Session of the Parliament.

Calling the suspension undemocratic, the opposition said that the move was a violation of the Rules of Procedure of Rajya Sabha and the Conduct of Business of the House.

12 Rajya Sabha MPs have been suspended for the rest of the winter session of the parliament over their misconduct and unruly behaviour during the last session.

The house, which is adjourned for the day, will resume the proceeding on November 30.

The MPs who were suspended are Elamaram Kareem - CPM, Phulo Devi Netam, Chhaya Verma, R Bora, Rajamani Patel, Syed Nasir Hussain, Akhilesh Prasad Singh - INC, Binoy Viswam - CPI, Dola Sen & Shanta Chhetri - TMC, Priyanka Chaturvedi & Anil Desai - Shiv Sena.

29 November 2021, 22:41 PM

Passengers coming from 'at-risk nations' are being tested through 2-3 different methods, said Maharashtra Health Min Rajesh Tope.

RT-PCR test upon arrival is compulsory following which they have to mandatorily undergo 7-day quarantine. After this, they've to undergo RT-PCR test again, Tope told ANI.

29 November 2021, 22:22 PM

Charles Pyngrope has been appointed as the TMC state president in Meghalaya.

29 November 2021, 21:52 PM

The Omicron variant spreads 7-8 times faster and it might have very critical symptoms, said Dr Sudhir Bhandari, Principal, SMS Medical College, Jaipur.

29 November 2021, 21:38 PM

"I'm honoured and humbled," Twitter's new CEO Parag Agarwal issues a statement on his appointment.

29 November 2021, 21:34 PM

Jack Dorsey stepped down as Twitter CEO on Monday. Parag Agrawal will be the new CEO of Twitter.

29 November 2021, 20:37 PM

The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said that India is prepared to supply essential life-saving drugs, test kits, gloves, PPE kits and medical equipment such as ventilators to the African countries if required amid the Omicron outbreak.

29 November 2021, 21:31 PM

India has cleared all orders placed so far by COVAX for supplies for Covishield vaccines in to African countries like Malawi, Ethiopia, Zambia, Mozambique, Guinea and Lesotho, said MEA on Monday.

29 November 2021, 20:13 PM

Vice Admiral Hari Kumar will take over as new Indian Navy Chief on November 30, reports ANI.


29 November 2021, 20:06 PM

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh congratulated farmers after Parliament passed Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021.

29 November 2021, 20:04 PM

Suspended MPs of Rajya Sabha likely to meet Chairman of the House M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday to tender their apology: ANI reported quoting government sources

29 November 2021, 19:57 PM

AAP is stopping Centre's Ayushman Bharat Yojana, said BJP National President JP Nadda at the 'Jhuggi Samman Yatra' closing ceremony in Delhi.

29 November 2021, 19:32 PM

If the suspended members of Rajya Sabha seek apology as per the rules, then a deliberation may be done regarding the future, ANI reported quoting government sources

29 November 2021, 19:21 PM

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a Rs 1 Crore Penalty on Union Bank of India, for non-compliance with certain provisions of directions issued by RBI contained in “RBI (Fraud-Classification& Reporting by commercial banks&select FIs) Directions 2016” & “Guidelines on Sale of Stressed Assets by Banks," reported ANI.

29 November 2021, 19:17 PM

Sanyuka Kisan Morcha will hold an urgent, special meeting on December 1 to discuss the future course of action for the ongoing protest.

Another meeting will take place on December 4

29 November 2021, 19:17 PM

All construction & demolition activities would remain suspended in Delhi till further orders and truck services, except essential services, will remain suspended till December 7, Services Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai told ANI.

The minister also informed that Rs 5000 would be credited in accounts of labourers. 

29 November 2021, 19:16 PM

The government sold Central Electronics to Nandal Finance and Leasing for Rs 210 cr, confirmed an official statement.

29 November 2021, 18:00 PM

We want the withdrawal of cases against farmers, legal guarantee for MSP; Centre has time till November 30 to reply to demands: Punjab Farmer leaders

29 November 2021, 17:30 PM

Farm Laws Repeal Bill passage in Parliament victory for us: Punjab farmer leaders.

Sayunkta Kisan Morcha will hold a meeting on December 1 to discuss the future course of action.

29 November 2021, 16:40 PM

Opposition issued a joint statement condemning the suspension of 12 MPs in Rajya Sabha on Monday.

29 November 2021, 15:32 PM

12 Rajya Sabha MPs were suspended for the rest of the Winter session on Monday due to their unruly behaviour in the last session.

29 November 2021, 15:31 PM

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day amid opposition uproar over various issues


29 November 2021, 15:23 PM

The manner in which farm laws have been repealed without debate shows govt is afraid of discussion: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

29 November 2021, 14:07 PM

Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 11 am on Tuesday.

29 November 2021, 14:06 PM

Rajya Sabha: On the first day of the Winter Session of the Parliament, the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 has been passed in the Upper House. It was tabled by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar.

29 November 2021, 13:20 PM

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury: The government blames us for not letting the House function. But Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 was introduced and passed without discussion. The Opposition had demanded a discussion on it. Even though the government has repealed the farm laws, its 'Mann ki Baat' is something else.

29 November 2021, 12:57 PM

The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 will be tabled in Rajya Sabha at 2 pm today, informs Union Minister Pralhad Joshi.

29 November 2021, 12:34 PM

The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 passed by Lok Sabha amid ruckus by Opposition MPs. Leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury demands discussion on the Bill in the House

29 November 2021, 12:16 PM

Lok Sabha has now been adjourned till 2 pm today.

29 November 2021, 12:15 PM

Lok Sabha passes 'The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021' amid ruckus by Opposition leaders.

29 November 2021, 11:17 AM

Lok Sabha adjourned till noon amid slogans, shortly after Parliament convenes for the Winter Session.

29 November 2021, 10:44 AM

PM Narendra Modi ahead of the start of the Parliament session: This is an important session of the Parliament. The citizens of the country want a productive session. They are fulfilling their responsibilities for a brighter future. Our Government is ready to answer all questions during the Winter Session of the Parliament. We should debate in the Parliament, and maintain the decorum of the proceedings.

29 November 2021, 09:28 AM

Winter session of Parliament: Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss 'to direct the government to create a record of farmers who lost their lives during farm laws protest and give compensation to their families'.

29 November 2021, 08:52 AM

Winter session of Parliament: CPI MP Binoy Viswam gives Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha and demands a discussion on ensuring a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price, reports ANI.

29 November 2021, 08:18 AM

Delhi: The Winter Session of Parliament is set to begin today (November 29) with the BJP-led government having as many as 26 new bills on its agenda. The government will also list a bill to repeal the three contentious farm laws. The Farm Laws Repeal Bill is scheduled to be introduced in the Lok Sabha.