Though various party leaders have been calling on Jagdeep Dhankhar since he took over as vice president, this would be his first formal interaction with floor leaders of Rajya Sabha.
Chief Minister Manik Saha, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Verma, Union Minister Pratima Bhoumik and BJP state president Rajib Bhattacharjee accompanied him when Deb submitted his papers.
The move is considered to be significant as before the abrogation of Article 370, the community had little representation in legislative bodies
The Rajya Sabha chairman also said the government, despite having a majority, should give respect to the Opposition.
Venkaiah Naidu completes his five-year term on August 10. Modi said Naidu was of the opinion that disruptions of proceedings beyond a point were contempt of the House.
The Minister made the announcement while giving a written reply to a query of BJP MP Narhari Amin.
The finance ministry says WazirX has allowed the foreign users’ request to convert one crypto into another by using transfer from third-party exchanges such as FTX and Binance.
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has expressed disappointment saying "obstruction is destruction of parliamentary democracy".
A discussion on price rise has been listed in the Lok Sabha for Monday and in the Rajya Sabha the next day.
The Rajya Sabha adopted a motion to suspend the Aam Aadmi Party’s Pathak and Sushil Kumar Gupta besides Independent lawmaker Ajit Kumar Bhuyan for the rest of the week for ”unruly behaviour” in the House.
As soon as the Upper House reassembled at 4 pm, the opposition members continued their protests and Tiruchi Siva who was in the Chair adjourned the proceedings for the day.
As many as 24 opposition MPs 20 from the Rajya Sabha and four from the Lok Sabha have been suspended for their unruly behaviour and creating ruckus in Parliament.
The suspension comes a day after 19 MPs of opposition parties including seven from the TMC, six from the DMK, besides those from the TRS, CPI-M and CPI, were suspended for their unruly behaviour in the House.
There were four adjournments till 3:40 pm as the Opposition refused to relent, and later the House was adjourned for the day, without transacting much business.
The opposition MPs, who have been stalling the proceedings since the start of the monsoon session on July 18 over price rise and the levy of the GST on daily essentials, were suspended as they did not heed to Deputy Chairman Harvansh’s repeated pleas to leave the Well of the House and go back to their seats.
In its FIR, the CBI has named Kamalakar Premkumar Bandgar of Maharashtra's Latur, Ravindra Vithal Naik of Karnataka's Belgaum, and Delhi-NCR-based Mahendra Pal Arora, Abhishek Boora and Mohammed Aijaz Khan in connection with the case, the officials said.
This was an answer to Rajya Sabha member Derek’O Brien’s question on if the Government has taken note of crypto startups exiting India, its details and reasons and the impact on the economy.
Bhubaneswar Kalita, who was in the Chair, accepted the request of Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan for deferring the passage of The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022.
Rijiju's comments come a day after the Supreme Court observed that some "important constitutional issues" had emerged from the pleas filed following the Shiv Sena rebellion and Eknath Shinde taking oath as chief minister of Maharashtra.
While the House was first adjourned for about an hour soon after it met for the day, it was again adjourned briefly for 10 minutes during the Question Hour
The 17th Lok Sabha has seen 35 percent of the Bills being passed within 30 minutes, indicating a lack of proper scrutiny. Recently, the Chief Justice of India had pointed out the declining scrutiny of laws being passed in the country.
The government has listed The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. In the Rajya Sabha, the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022 is scheduled be taken up for consideration and passing.
Condemning a recent order that said MPs cannot conduct any protest action in the precincts of the Parliament House, Sibal stated that "this is unacceptable".
Laxmikant Bajpai, a former Uttar Pradesh BJP president, succeeds Shiv Pratap Shukla who retired from the house recently.
The circular on dharnas comes amid opposition outrage over the "gag order" on using certain words in Parliament, and has sparked criticism from the opposition Congress.