Live Updates

  • 2:04 PM IST

    Monsoon Session Live Updates: MP Meenakshi Lekhi says those talking about the lynching incidents are hypocrites and pick n’ choose such incidents for protest.

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    Monsoon Session Live Updates: ‘Bank of International settlements data shows a decrease of 34.5% in assets held by Indian residents in Switzerland in 2017, as compared to 2016. Earlier data claiming 50% increase misinterpreted,’ says Finance Minister Piyush Goyal

  • 1:01 PM IST

    Monsoon Session Live Updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM as TMC members protest

    over black money issue.
  • 12:41 PM IST

    Monsoon Session Live Updates: After Modi govt came to power in 2014, the amount deposited in Swiss National Bank has reduced by 80% between 2014 and 2017: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in Rajya Sabha

  • 12:39 PM IST

    Monsoon Session Live Updates: Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan demands CBI inquiry into Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Rape Case, says “Till the time the inquiry is not completed, it is to be seen that the girls are given proper security.”

  • 12:34 PM IST

  • 12:28 PM IST

    Monsoon Session Live Updates: Rajnath Singh said that if need be, the government will come up with strict laws to deal with mob lynching incidents. He reiterates his previous statement that 1984 anti-Sikh riots was the biggest mob lynching incident in the history of nation.

  • 12:24 PM IST

    Monsoon Session Live Updates: This is the not the first case of lynching, says Rajnath Singh. He said the government is concerned about such incidents, adding that the high-level committee formed will recommend strict measures to deal with lynching incidents.

  • 12:18 PM IST

    Monsoon Session Live Updates: Congress raises issue of mob lynching in Lok Sabha. Mallikarjun Kharge says Rajasthan Police is shielding the accused in the case.

New Delhi, July 24: The Congress is likely to move a Privilege Motion in the Lok Sabha against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Narendra Modi for “misleading the House” on Rafael deal.

Congress leader Anand Sharma stated yesterday that the government owes Parliament an explanation on why PM Modi and Sitharaman “misled” the nation on the price issue.

Meanwhile, the TDP and TMC MPs staged a protest in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament today before the start of the fifth day of the Monsoon Session. While the TDP MPs were protesting for the demand of special category status for Andhra Pradesh, TMC MPs protested the against the spike in mob lynching incidents.

Earlier in the day, Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan and RJD MP JP Yadav gave Adjournment Motion Notice in the Zero Hour of the Lok Sabha over the incidents of rape at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.

The government is expected to introduce two Bills for consideration and passage – The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018 and The Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill.