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Parliament updates: Opposition should apologise to nation for their behaviour, says Ministers

By Anuj Cariappa
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New Delhi, Aug 11: A day after Parliament's Monsoon session ended on a stormy note, some Union ministers Thursday called on Rajya Sabha chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Leader of House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi were among the ministers who met Naidu at his official residence.

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4:04 PM, 12 Aug
Rahul Gandhi said that it was "murder of democracy". Nation can see what they did in Parliament. If they have sense of responsibility, they should apologise to the country. We also demand from Chairman that there should be strict action & this shouldn't be repeated: Pralhad Joshi
4:04 PM, 12 Aug
The day before yesterday, some MPs climbed on top of the tables (in Parliament). They were feeling proud of themselves. They thought they've done something great. They tweeted after shooting its video. Video shooting is not allowed: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi
4:04 PM, 12 Aug
PM had told new ministers to go to Rajya Sabha & listen to quality debates. But we got feedback from them that what are the tables for - to dance on or is there some other purpose of the tables? Were Ministers asked to come to this RS where democracy was insuted?: Anurag Thaku
4:04 PM, 12 Aug
People wait for their issues to be raised in Parliament. Whereas anarchy remained the Opposition's agenda. They didn't care about people, taxpayers' money. What happened was condemnable. Instead of shedding crocodile tears, they must apologise to nation: Union Min Anurag Thakur
4:03 PM, 12 Aug
Who is responsible for this incident? Running Parliament proceedings is govt's responsibility. We're just putting people's voices in Parliament. This will happen if their voices will not be heard: New Congress Whip in Rajya Sabha who was allegedly seen jostling a woman marshal
4:03 PM, 12 Aug
Our one MP got injured during yesterday's incident in the Upper House. They were manhandled. Ask Piyush Goyal that what's the point of deploying so many marshals in the House. Why would I apologize?: Congress MP Chhaya Verma
4:03 PM, 12 Aug
CCTV footage shows Opposition MPs jostling with marshals in Parliament yesterday
4:03 PM, 12 Aug
Union ministers Pralhad Joshi, MA Naqvi, Piyush Goyal to meet Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today over yesterday's incident in Rajya Sabha
4:02 PM, 12 Aug
The Parliament session is over. As far as 60% of the country is concerned there has been no Parliament session. The voice of 60% of the country has been crushed, humiliated and yesterday in the Rajya Sabha physically beaten: Rahul Gandhi, Congress
4:02 PM, 12 Aug
Today, we had to come out here to speak to you (media) as we (Opposition) are not allowed to speak in the Parliament. This is murder of democracy: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, with Opposition leaders, at Vijay Chowk in Delhi
4:00 PM, 12 Aug
Addressing a joint press conference here, they also accused the opposition leaders of manhandling marshals, while Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Opposition's approach of "my way or highway is highly condemnable" and the country also condemns such attitude.
4:00 PM, 12 Aug
Putting the blame on the Opposition for unruly scenes witnessed during the monsoon session of Parliament, a group of union ministers on Thursday said Rajya Sabha Chairman must take the strongest possible action against those who broke the rules.
1:55 PM, 12 Aug
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Thursday termed as unfortunate the deadlock in Parliament between the government and the opposition over the Pegasus snooping row and other issues. "Whatever happened in the country''s Parliament and its upper house Rajya Sabha due to the deadlock between the government and the opposition in the last few days is very unfortunate,” she said.
1:55 PM, 12 Aug
On Wednesday, Naidu broke down over the huge ruckus in the House and equated the act of some opposition MPs to "sacrilege in temple of democracy".
1:55 PM, 12 Aug
A day after Parliament's Monsoon session ended on a stormy note, some Union ministers Thursday called on Rajya Sabha chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Leader of House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi were among the ministers who met Naidu at his official residence here.
12:40 PM, 12 Aug
The protest comes a day after the passage of bills in Rajya Sabha amid charges of manhandling of opposition leaders.
12:40 PM, 12 Aug
Those who attended the meeting included Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, Kharge, Sanjay Raut, Manoj Jha and other opposition leaders.
12:40 PM, 12 Aug
Top leaders of several opposition parties met in the chamber of Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and then walked in protest from Parliament House to Vijay Chowk.
12:40 PM, 12 Aug
Leaders of several opposition parties on Thursday took out a protest march here against the government on several issues, including Pegasus and alleged manhandling of their MPs in Rajya Sabha, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying the voice of people was "crushed" in the House.
12:38 PM, 12 Aug
Opposition leaders march towards Vijay Chowk from Parliament demanding repeal of Centre's three farm laws
8:19 PM, 11 Aug
We demand that a special committee be set up to look into the incidents of gross indiscipline by Opposition members and strict action be taken: Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Piyush Goyal
8:19 PM, 11 Aug
Opposition members even tried to stop me & the parliamentary affairs minister from coming out of our chambers. This is unfortunate. Such behaviour should never be tolerated by the House & the country: Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Piyush Goyal
8:19 PM, 11 Aug
Opposition's intentions were on full display today. The way attempts were made to attack panel chairman, table staff & the secretary-general. In a condemnable incident, attempts were made to strangulate a woman security staff: Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Piyush Goyal
8:17 PM, 11 Aug
Rajya Sabha recorded a productivity of 28% during the Monsoon Session. A total of 17 sittings were held in the House that functioned for 28 hours and 21 minutes. 76 hours and 26 minutes were lost due to disruptions. 19 Bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha.
7:50 PM, 11 Aug
Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die.
7:48 PM, 11 Aug
Opposition MPs staged a walkout from the Rajya Sabha following ruckus in the House.
7:31 PM, 11 Aug
Rajya Sabha passes The National Commission for Homoeopathy (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
6:52 PM, 11 Aug
Congress party has called a meeting of its Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha MPs at Congress Parliamentary Party office in Parliament tomorrow
6:35 PM, 11 Aug
The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation ) Amendment Bill, 2021 passed in Rajya Sabha
6:31 PM, 11 Aug
Opposition MPs gather at the Well of Rajya Sabha in protest over various issues, raise slogans, tear pieces of paper and throw it up in the air.
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