Winter Session Updates: Opposition parties including Shiv Sena seek discussion on 'Economic Crisis in India'

Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill expected to tabled

The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019 is also expected to come up in the House and would replace an ordinance that was approved by the Cabinet in September.

Bill reducing corporate tax rate for new and domestic manufacturing companies to be tabled

One ordinance reducing corporate tax rate for new and domestic manufacturing companies to arrest slowdown in the economy and boost growth was issued in September to give effect to amendments in the Income Tax Act, 1961 and Finance Act, 2019. One ordinance reducing corporate tax rate for new and domestic manufacturing companies to arrest slowdown in the economy and boost growth was issued in September to give effect to amendments in the Income Tax Act, 1961 and Finance Act, 2019.

Other key bills likely to be tabled

Other key bills that are likely to be taken up during the course of the Houses include the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, Anti Maritime Piracy Bill 2019 and Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 among the 47 items.

Citizenship Bill likely to be tabled in this Winter Session

The Citizenship Bill, which the BJP seeks to pass with the aim of granting citizenship to non-Muslims from neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan who came to India before December 31, 2014, will be taken up during the proceedings of the House.

On November 26 we will observe Constitution Day, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi: This is the last Parliament session of 2019. It is very important because this the 250th Parliament session of the Rajya Sabha. During this session, on 26th, we will observe the Constitution Day - when our Constitution completes its 70 years.

We expect that all issues concerning to the interest of common people must be allowed: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress: We also expect from the PM & the ruling party that all the issues concerning to the interest of the common people must be allowed to be discussed inside the Parliament. Parliament is meant for discussion, debate & dialogue. It is incumbent upon the govt to run the House smoothly so that Opposition parties will be able to express their views, articulate their opinion in an appropriate manner. This is the essence of Parliamentary democracy.

TMC sumits Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over detention of Farooq Abdullah

TMC has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over detention of National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah.

BJP MP Manoj Tiwari arrives in Parliament riding a bicycle

Delhi: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari arrives at the Parliament, riding a bicycle.

Rajya Sabha pays pays tribute to Arun Jaitley, Jagannath Mishra, Ram Jethmalani, Gurudas Gupta

Rajya Sabha remembers Jagannath Mishra, Arun Jaitley, Sukhdev Singh Libra, Ram Jethmalani, Gurudas Gupta - former and sitting members of the House who passed away.

Lok Sabha pays tribute to Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Jethmalani

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla pays tribute to Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Ram Jethmalani

BJP MP Mansukh Mandaviya arrives at Parliament riding a bicycle

Delhi: BJP MP Mansukh Mandaviya reached the Parliament today, riding a bicycle.

BJP MPs Hema Malini, Kirron Kher VK Singh arrive at Parliament

Delhi: BJP MPs Hema Malini, Kirron Kher and VK Singh arrive at the Parliament.

Sonia Gandhi arrives at Parliament

Delhi: Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi arrives at the Parliament. The government recently withdrew SPG cover of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. The government has accorded them Z Plus security.

Stop attacks on Oppn, free Farooq Abdullah: Opposition MPs in Lok Sabha raise slogans

Delhi: Opposition MPs in Lok Sabha raise slogans, "Vipaksh par hamla bandh karo, Farooq Abdullah ji ko riha karo, We want justice".

It has been 108 days today since Farooq Abdullah was detained, we want that he should be brought to Parliament: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Lok Sabha: It has been 108 days today since Farooq Abdullah Ji was detained. Yeh kya zulm ho raha hai? We want that he should be brought to the Parliament. It is his constitutional right.

Arun Jaitley's demise is loss to nation but it is also a big loss to Shiv Sena: Sanjay Raut

Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena, in Rajya Sabha: Sangharsh ka doosra naam Arun Jaitley tha, aur unke har sangharsh mein main unke saath raha. We used to follow all his orders. We learnt from Arun Jaitley what are relations and how to maintain them. Arun Jaitley's demise is a loss to the nation but it is also a big loss to Shiv Sena. I pay my tribute to him on behalf of my Uddhav ji and my party.

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Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm.

PM Modi to address Rajya Sabha at 2 pm in a special discussion

Prime Minister's Office (PMO): The Rajya Sabha will have a special discussion marking the 250th session of this august House. PM Narendra Modi will be speaking in the House at around 2 PM.

Congress and NC leaders walk out of Lok Sabha

Congress and NC leaders walked out of the Lok Sabha over Jammu and Kashmir lockdown and detention of its leaders.

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 p.m 

WATCH: PM Modi speaks in Rajya Sabha during discussion on 250th session of the house

We can never forget Rajya Sabha's role when Triple Talaq bill was passed, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha:Whenever it has been about good of the nation, Rajya Sabha has risen to the occasion. It was widely believed that Triple Talaq bill would not pass here but it did.Even GST became a reality after it was passed in this house.

PM Modi hails NCP, BJD's adherence to parliamentary norms

Opposition parties including Shiv Sena seek discussion on 'Economic Crisis in India', gives notice to chairman of Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu