New Delhi, Dec 8: Opposition leaders today are observing black day to mark one month of demonetisation at Gandhi statue inside Parliament premises.
Meanwhile leaders of the government are busy defending demonetisation.
Follow the live updates here:
2.52 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid uproar over #DeMonetisation issue
2.45 pm: PM has said that till December 30th, the situation will be back to normal and we're trying to solve all problems: Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha
2.44 pm: Congress was in power from 2004-14, I challenge them to tell about even one step taken to curb black money in the 10 years: Jaitley in LS
2.14 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid uproar
12.15 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM after uproar in the House over #demonetisation issue
11.20 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 PM, today after uproar over #demonetisation issue
11.15 am: This is the reason why Opposition staged protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament premises today & paid homage to those people: GN Azad in RS
11.14 am: More than 100 people died post #demonetisation, we wanted that they must be paid homage in the Parl but Govt refused it: GN Azad in RS
11.13 am: They (Opp) are making their accusations,but the moment we stand up to answer,they storm the well of House to protest: Venkaiah Naidu in RS
11.10 am: Uproar in Rajya Sabha over #demonetisation issue
11.09 am: For 2 wks you didn't allow debate to take place in Parl, now you're staging dharna in front of statue that's big tamasha done by Cong: Naidu
11.02 am: By simply posing for photo op in front of Gandhiji, you (Opposition) can't claim legacy of Mahatma Gandhi;You're insulting his memory: Naidu
10.49 am: The responsibility of running the House is with the Govt and Speaker not the Opposition: Rahul Gandhi #demonetisation
10.40 am: Aaj 30 din ho gaye hain jabse #DeMonetisation decision liya gaya; Hum koi naare nahi rakhenge, black day banayenge, maun hoga: GN Azad, Congress.
10.37 am: The idea behind cashless economy is that a few ppl must get maximum benefits from these transactions, this has damaged the nation: Rahul Gandhi
10.36 am: He (PM Modi) is laughing, having a nice time while the people of the country are suffering: Rahul Gandhi on demonetisation.
10.35 am: Lok Sabha mein agar mujhe bolne diya jaye toh main sab bata doonga ki Paytm kaise "PAY TO MODI" hota hai: Rahul Gandhi.
10.33 am: Gandhi ji gave call for Satyagrah to see that victory of truth prevails; What are so-called namesake Ghandis doing? Observing protest: Venkaiah Naidu
For the updates of 8th December scroll up.
2.27 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day as opposition raises "PM house me aao" slogans.
2.26 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow.
2.23 pm: Hum chahte hain PM yahan bole, kuch din pehle unhone kaha fakeer hu jhola leke chala jaunga, chale gaye to jawab kaun dega?-GN Azad in RS
2.22 pm: There's no precedent in house since 1952 that PM must be here to listen to each & every member: FM Arun Jaitley in RS
2.21 pm: PM cannot listen to each and every member of the house, he has many other big responsibilities: Arun Jaitley in RS
2.20 pm: Halfway through debate you (opposition) disrupt it. Then you raise conditions that have never been raised in history: Jaitley in RS
2.07 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day #DeMonetisation
1.55 pm: Opposition and Govt are not able to run the house: Senior BJP leader LK Advani to Union Minister Ananth Kumar
12.16 pm: Opposition raises slogans in Rajya Sabha, House adjourned till 2pm.
11.40 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon #DeMonetisation.
11.30 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 pm after uproar over #DeMonetisation.
11.25 am: BJP MPs raise 'Himmat hai toh charcha karo' slogans in Rajya Sabha #DeMonetisation.
11.20 am: But it seems the opposition just wants to disrupt proceedings for one reason or the other: Arun Jaitley in RS #DeMonetisation.11.19 am: We were ready for debate and still are. Opposition wanted PM to be present in the house so PM has been regularly present: Arun Jaitley in RS.
11.18 am: Govt took this decision without planning, who is responsible for so many deaths?: Ghulam Nabi Azad,Congress in RS #DeMonetisation
11.17 am: Its been a month now and 84 people have died: Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha #DeMonetisation
For the updates of 7th December scroll up.
2:45 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned to December 5
12:10 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned to 2.30 PM
11:40 am: RS being misguided on army deployment at West Bengal: TMC
11:30 am: Uproar in Rajya Sabha
11:25 am: Govt. counters TMC charge on army deployment
11:22 am: Opposition storms well of house in RS
11:20 am: RS debates TMC's army coup charge
11:17 am: Does army collect toll? It seems out of the way: G N Azad on WB situation
11:12 am: TMC raises army deployment issue in Lok Sabha
For the updates of 2nd December scroll up.
2.11 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 AM tomorrow as opposition's uproar continues
PM Modi present in Rajya Sabha; uproar continues pic.twitter.com/bulTHTdVwl— ANI (@ANI_news) December 1, 2016
12.31 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM as opposition continue their protest raising slogans #DeMonetisation
12.22 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow.
12.18 pm: Main Modi ji se kehti hu Aadhar Card chhoriye, humein Udhaar Card dedijiye. Happy New Year 2017 Udhaar Card-Renuka Chowdhury #DeMonetisation
12.16 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:30 PM as uproar continues, opposition say PM Modi should speak in the house. #DeMonetisation
12.14 pm: PM should speak in the house: Sharad Yadav,JDU in Rajya Sabha #DeMonetisation
12.09 pm: Har ek din naya farmaan, log hai hairaan, ye hain mast: Mallikarjun Kharge (Cong) pointing to treasury benches in Lok Sabha #DeMonetisation
12.06 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends Rajya Sabha proceedings.
12.04 pm: We have been saying this for long that we are with Govt in curbing black money,but they came out with it without any planning :GN Azad in RS
11.40 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
11.17 am: Opposition uproar in Lok Sabha over "IndiGo Flight With WB CM Mamata Banerjee on Board short on Fuel"
11.12 am: Security of Mamata Banerjee and other passengers is of serious concern, we are serious about it: Union Minister Ananth Kumar in Lok Sabha
11.12 am: When there is no fuel, its the duty of ATC to have allowed landing of Mamata Banerjee's flight, her life is in danger: Kharge,Congress in LS
11.11 am: DGCA has ordered enquiry to check as to how the three flights reported low fuel: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raj in Lok Sabha
11.10 am: Wrong to say that the IndiGo flight was made to hover for 30-40 minutes: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju
11.05 am: IndiGo Flight With WB CM on Board was short on Fuel, Sudip Bandyopadhyay of the TMC raises issue in Lok Sabha.
11.00 am: IAF chief, Air Marshal Arup Raha arrives in Parliament to meet PM Modi.
10.34 am: Delhi: Opposition leaders' meeting in the Parliament ends #DeMonetisation
For the updates of 1st December scroll up.
2.10 pm: Defence Minister should come here & make a statement, such a big attack has happened: GN Azad in RS #NagrotaAttack
2.06 pm: Is it proper for opposition to insist for an obituary for the jawans when the combing ops are still underway?: Nirmala Sitharaman on Nagrota
1.20 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as protests continue over DeMonetisation.
12.43 pm: Speaker said we're ready for it (pay tribute to soldiers) but currently ops is on despite that politicising it is incorrect - R S Prasad on Nagrota
12.40 pm: If raising issue of paying tribute to soldiers in House is disrespecting them; they (BJP) must learn nationalism lessons again-Rajeev Shukla.
12.34 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12:45 PM.
12.20 pm: If Opposition agrees for a discussion, Government ready for a debate on all aspects: Ananth Kumar in LS demonetisation
12.15 pm: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan says as the Nagrota operation is still continuing and detailed report has not come so tribute not paid yet
12.14 pm: Congress's Mallikarjun Kharge and Jyotiraditya Scindia with TMC's Sudip Bandopadhayay meet Lok Sabha Speaker over paying tribute to soldiers Nagrota
12.03 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM after uproar in the House as Opposition raises #NagrotaAttack and #demonetisation issue
11.35 am: Cong neither wants any discussion nor wants House to function as they are scared of being exposed; It's an insult to #Nagrota martyrs: Naidu
11.32 am: This is unfortunate; People of the nation hate such small politics; Congress party walked out during question hour and then came back: Naidu
11.31 am: Desh ki raksha aur desh ki sena ko lekar bhi Congress party politics kar rahi hai, durbhaagypun hai: Venkaiah Naidu
11.30 am: Despite PM Modi coming to the house, why Congress and supporters left don't know: Venkaiah Naidu
11.29 am: Speaker informed that combing ops is underway in Nagrota,once ops is over tribute will be paid in the House to the soldiers: Venkaiah Naidu
11.27 am: Parliament ka niyam hai ki jab bhi kisiki mrityu hoti hai toh hum unka aadar karte hain Aaj paheli baar humare jo sainik mare hain unka adar nahi kia, isliye humari party aur Opp ne walkout kia: Rahul Gandhi Nagrota Attack
11.16 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 PM after uproar in the House as Opposition raises #NagrotaAttack and #demonetisation issue
11.12 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 PM.
11.11 am: Aap meri party ki baat kar rahe hain, kya aapke saath PM hain? aapki baat koi maan raha hai?: Sharad Yadav to FM Jaitley in RS
11.10 am: Trying to go towards cashless economy; Digital transfer of money is need of hour, thus trying to sensitise it at various levels: V Naidu
11.09 am: Note bandi ki charcha aap apni party mein kar lijiye ki woh aapse sehmat hain ki nahi: FM Arun Jaitley to Sharad Yadav in RS
11.08 am: If opposition wants a discussion on the Nagrota Attack, then Government is ready for that as well: FM Arun Jaitley in RS
11.07 am: Opposition raises Nagrota Attack issue in the Rajya Sabha.
11.01 am: Yesterday The Taxation Laws(2nd Amendment) Bill,'16 was passed in LS without discussion, we will protest against this: BSP Chief Mayawati
10.48 am: My appeal to political parties in Parliament - let us debate, discuss and move forward; Government has nothing to hide and will definitely share with house: Naidu
10.47 am: PM Modi chairs meeting with top Ministers in his chamber in Parliament, FM Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu and Ananth Kumar present.
10.44 am: We are open to constructive suggestions; request Opposition that it's high time that debate must commence: Union Minister Ananth Kumar
For the updates of 30th November scroll up.
3.03 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11 AM tomorrow
3.02 pm: The Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill 2016 passed in Lok Sabha.
2.32 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 AM tomorrow after uproar in the House over #demonetisation issue
2.28 pm: Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Opposition demands PM's presence in the House #demonetisation
12.10 pm: Lok Sabha also adjourned till 2 pm after continued uproar #DeMonetisation
12.05 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm after continued uproar #DeMonetisation
11.46 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon after uproar over #DeMonetisation
11.37 pm: I cant understand why Opposition is not ready to debate, aakrosh rally was a flop, people made fun of them: Venkaiah Naidu
11.16 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11:30 am & Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon after uproar over #DeMonetisation
For updates of 29th November scroll up.
3.06 pm: Main try kar rahi hoon, aage bhi karungi ki House sahi tarike se chal paaye; bharosa hai ek do din mei cheezein theek ho jayegi: LS Speaker
2.35 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow 11 AM after opposition protest against #DeMonetisation
2.34 pm: Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Opposition storm the well of the House protesting against #demonetisation
2.33 pm: Dikkat yahi hai ki yeh (Opposition) sunana nahi chahate bas sunana chahte hain: MA Naqvi in RS #demonetisation
2.30 pm: If PM makes a big announcement; protocol is that PM gives statement on 1st day of Parl.;1st time that PM hasn't followed that: GN Azad in RS
2.21 pm: Banking Act, Constitution doesn't give PM or FM the power to deprive people access to their own money or ration it: Anand Sharma in RS
2.11 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day.
2.04 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moves amendment in taxation Law in Lok Sabha.
12.33 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 PM as uproar over #DeMonetisation continues
12.23 pm: You want PM to come to Lok Sabha for this debate then he will and he will make an intervention: HM Rajnath Singh in LS #DeMonetisation
12.22 pm: If you have a complaint on implementation then we are ready to debate,don't doubt our integrity: HM Rajnath Singh in LS #DeMonetisation.
12.14 pm: This deadlock can only end when the PM comes for discussion in the house: Mallikarjun Kharge,Congress in Lok Sabha #DeMonetisation
12.09 pm: More than 70 people have died, and more than 1000 people have been injured: Mallikarjun Kharge,Congress in LS #DeMonetisation
12.05 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM as uproar over #DeMonetisation continues
12.04 pm: In meeting of 18 opposition parties we decided to hold #janakroshdiwas not Bharat Bandh. PM is responsible for Bharat Bandh: GN Azad in RS
11.50 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon as opposition demands PM's presence & uproar over #DeMonetisation continues.
11.47 am: Ye notebandhi nahi kaale dhan ki naakebandhi ka virodh hai : Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in RS on opposition's protest #DeMonetisation.
11.12 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned for 30 minutes as uproar continues over #DeMonetisation
For updates of 28th November scroll up.
2.40 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 28th November 11 am.
2.35 pm: Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Opposition continues to demand PM's apology over his remark alleging Opp parties in favour of black money.
1.10 pm: PM Narendra Modi's remark was not on the Opposition, it was on black money holders: Arjun Ram Meghwal.
PM Narendra Modi’s remark was not on the Opposition, it was on black money holders: MoS Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal pic.twitter.com/pOkizaVeSI— ANI (@ANI_news) November 25, 2016
12.58 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till Nov 28, 11 am amid uproar over demonetisation.
12.07 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned again till 2:30 pm as ruckus over PM Modi's remark continues.
11.44 am: Person tries to jump off Lok Sabha building allegedly over the demonetisation issue; now being questioned.
11.22 am: Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon.
11.18 am: PM must come to House and apologise to the opposition for his remarks; he must also clarify who has the black money: Mayawati.
PM must come to House and apologise to the opposition for his remarks; he must also clarify who has the black money: Mayawati in RS pic.twitter.com/ViXmYoG8JE— ANI (@ANI_news) November 25, 2016
11.12 am: How can PM allege that Opposition parties are in favour of black money; this is wrong: Ghulam Nabi Azad.
11.00 am: If PM is honest and had no political motive behind this then what problem does he have to say the same in Parliament: Mayawati.
(End of Nov 24 updates)
5:18 pm: Task force set up to promote Digital Banking in mission mode: Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister.
4:30 pm: Modi government is blind "to the agonies and sufferings of the people: CPI(M) on massive cash chaos caused by demonetisation.
4:10 pm: Former PM Manmohan Singh is an eminent economist. PM Narendra Modi must take his point of view seriously: Uddhav Thackeray.
4:00 pm: There is no meaning of getting emotional &shedding tears during speeches,PM must make an effort to wipe tears of people instead: Uddhav Thackeray.
3.36 pm: Narendra Modi should have taken into confidence the people of the country as it was they who voted for him: Uddhav Thackeray.
3.28 pm: They've created more havoc than Hitler: Mamata Banerjee on demonetisation.
3.18 pm: Sitaram Yechury has served a notice for moving a motion of contempt against Narendra Modi for not showing up in the House.
3.13 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am Friday, Nov 25.
3.09 pm: Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Opposition demands PM's presence in the Parliament.
3.05 pm: Leader of the House has said that PM Modi will participate in the debate; we must let the House function: Naqvi says in RS.
2.55 pm: Demonetisation will have positive impact in medium, long term, says Arun Jaitley.
2.36 pm: There was mostly noise and no substance in what the opposition has been saying: Arun Jaitley
There was mostly noise and no substance in what the opposition has been saying: FM Arun Jaitley pic.twitter.com/B18C02BQ3l— ANI (@ANI_news) November 24, 2016
2.26 pm: Govt is convinced that our steps against corruption and black money are correct: FM Jaitley
2.25 pm: Opposition thinks demonetisation is a blunder. Don't they think Commonwealth and 2G was a blunder? : Arun Jaitley
2.14 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3 PM after
uproar by opposition on PM's absence.
2.12 pm: Opposition creates uproar in Rajya Sabha over PM's absence.
2.10 pm: Narendra Modi not present for note ban debate in the second half in Rajya Sabha .
2.07 pm: We were assured that PM will listen to us and answer us.: Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha on PM's absence.
2.00 pm: Rajya Sabha resumes after break.
1.00 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm.
12.53 pm: We are not against black money, but people are suffering. We call this big black scandal: Derek O' Brien
12.52 pm: PM ran a poll and said 92% of people are happy, want to know where are these happy people: Derek O'Brien.
12.47 pm: TMC offered concrete solutions: Derek O Brien.
12.45 pm: There is anger among people against demonetisation: Derek O'Brien.
12.44 pm: It's no longer 1 or 2 people, it's 16 opposition parties here. It's the voice of the people: Derek O'Brien
12.35 pm: Do you see any industrialist in line to exchange notes?: Samajwadi Party's Naresh Agarwal attacks PM Modi in Rajya Sabha.
12.28 pm: Lok Sabha has been adjourned for the day.
12.24 pm: Demonetisation was done for UP polls: Naresh Agarwal.
12.18 pm: I hope a practical solution will be found to ease suffering of people. Feel bad that RBI is exposed to criticism- Former PM Manmohan Singh
12.15 pm: I hope that PM will help us find practical ways to give relief to people suffering: Former PM Manmohan Singh in Rajya Sabha .
12.13 pm: Demonetisation a monumental mismanagement, says Manmohan Singh.
12.11 pm: Important to take note of the grievances of the people suffering. PM says wait for 50 day, it might be a short period but not for the poor of this country: Former PM Manmohan Singh.
12.10 pm: Dr Manmohan Singh speaks in RS on demonetisation.
11.45 am: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar and MoS Parl Affairs S S Ahluwalia meet LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan over papers thrown at her.
11.30 am: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh reached Parliament to meet PM Narendra Modi.
Delhi: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh reached Parliament to meet PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/cVj1LYXthS— ANI (@ANI_news) November 24, 2016
11.10 am: If it is on demonetisation issue, let opposition resume the debate and Dr Manmohan Singh speak: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in RS.
11.09 am: Former PM Manmohan Singh would like to say something says Ghulam Nabi Azad.
11.00 am: Mayawati demands PM Modi's presence in Parliament.