Parliament monsoon session latest updates: His unbiased role strengthens our democracy, says PM Modi on  Harivansh's election as RS Dy Chairman

His unbiased role strengthens our democracy, says PM Modi on Harivansh's election as RS Dy Chairman

"The respect I hold for Harivansh ji, each member of the House shares. He has earned this respect. His unbiased role in the Parliament strengthens our democracy," said Prime Minister Modi in Rajya Sabha on the election of Harivansh as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.

"I want to congratulate Harivansh Ji. Be it as a journalist or social worker, he has endeared himself to many. We have all seen the manner in which he conducts the House proceedings," PM Modi said.

The PM said, "Harivansh Ji belongs to all sides of the aisle. He has conducted proceedings in an impartial manner. He has been an outstanding umpire and will continue being so in the times to come. He has always been diligent in performing his duties."

"Harivansh Ji has made efforts to ensure productivity and positivity are on the rise in Parliament. He is a torchbearer of democracy, hailing from Bihar, a land known for its democratic ethos. It is Bihar that has a close link with JP and Bapu’s Champaran Satyagraha," he added.

The PM added, "Harivansh Ji has represented India at many global conferences. Wherever he went, he left a mark and raised India’s prestige."

359 members attended proceedings of Lok Sabha on Day 1of monsoon session

Rajya Sabha adjourned for one hour till 4:40 pm in the honour of the departed souls: M Venkaiah Naidu

New members of Rajya Sabha, including JMM's Shibu Soren and DMK's T Siva, take oath as Monsoon Session begins

17 MPs, including Meenakshi Lekhi, Anant Kumar Hegde and Parvesh Sahib Singh, test positive for COVID-19

AAP to support Opposition candidate Manoj Kumar Jha for the post of Deputy Chairman in Rajya Sabha

Farooq Abdullah leaves from the Parliament

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow

He should apologise: Pralhad Joshi on TMC MP Saugata Roy's remark on FM Sitharaman

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, MPs register their attendance using the 'Attendance Register' App: Lok Sabha Secretariat

With our endeavour to manage COVID-19, India has been able to limit its cases and deaths per million to 3,328 cases per million: Health Minister

Problem of drug trafficking is on a rise: Ravi Kishan

Problem of drug trafficking/addiction is on a rise. Conspiracy is being hatched to destroy country's youth, our neighbouring countries are contributing. Smuggling of drugs from Pakistan & China is done every yr - it is brought via Punjab & Nepal, says Ravi Kishan, BJP MP in Lok Sabha.

Question Hour is the golden hour but you say that it can't be held due to the circumstances: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Question Hour is the golden hour but you say that it can't be held due to the circumstances. You conduct the proceedings but single out Question Hour. You are trying to strangulate the democracy: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress MP in Lok Sabha

Entire country has stood by the Army irrespective of whose government is at the Centre: Sanjay Raut

The entire country has stood by the Army irrespective of whose government is at the Centre and will always do the same, says Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut in Delhi.

DMK MLAs arrive at the state legislative assembly, wearing masks with 'Ban NEET, save TN students' printed on them

Question of support for military beyond debate we're very strongly with our Army:Shashi Tharoor

Entry of ex-MPs/MLCs/MLAs/personal secretaries restricted inside Parliament House

Entry of ex-MPs/MLCs/MLAs/personal secretaries/personal assistants/family members/personal guests and visitors accompanying MPs restricted inside the Parliament House till further orders, in view of Covid-19 pandemic.

House adjourned for one hour

MPs pay tribute to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee

Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over 'suicide of 12 teenage students due to NEET'

Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over the 'inclusion of names of prominent leaders in Delhi Police chargesheet on Delhi riots'

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Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over Chinese incursion in Eastern Ladakh

Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and K Suresh have given Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over Chinese incursion in Eastern Ladakh.

Jab tak dawai nahi tab tak koi dhilai nahi: PM Modi

I believe that all members of the Parliament will give an unequivocal message that the country stands with our soldiers: PM Modi

Monsoon Session of the Parliament begins

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