Monsoon Session of Parliament: 40 MPs are not allowing 400 MPs to express their opinions, says LK Advani

| Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:44
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Monsoon Session of Parliament

Monsoon Session of Parliament

NEW DELHI: Following an absolute failure of the three weeks of Monsoon Session of Parliament, the Narendra Modi led government is hopeful of managing some business in the last week and is likely to introduce the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill in Rajya Sabha.
The bill that seeks to replace all indirect taxes with a uniform levy has already been passed by the Lok Sabha and was in the last session referred to a Rajya Sabha Select Committee.
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•Congress continues to protest, Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow
•GST Bill introduced in Rajya Sabha.
•Congress is against the growth of India, says Jaitley
•The bill shall be passed, says Arun Jaitley
•40 MPs aren't allowing 400 MPs to express their opinions: LK Advani
•BJP veteran LK Advani speaks to Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu, says upset with the way Congress is showing placards and disturbing the House.
•We support GST and our UP government has always backed it but we are opposed to the procedures followed in its foreword: Ram Gopal Yadav
•Lok Sabha adjourned till 2:15 PM.
•Summons issued to Sadhvi Prachi by RS privileged committee. Notice sent to her to appear before the committee in connection with her statement that "terrorists sitting in Parliament".
•Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM.
•This is just another political stunt. Even if the GST bill is brought today, there will be several amendments and it will take minimum two days, says Madhusudan Mistry
•Following continuous protest by Congress, Rajya Sabha adjourned again for 25 minutes.
•GST likely to be raised in Rajya Sabha at 2 PM.
•Congress accuses BJP of silently bringing the GST bill in Rajya Sabha as it was not discussed in the business advisory committee.
•Congress is definitely in favour of the GST but in business advisory committee earlier, it was decided that this bill will not crop up in Rajya Sabha, says Anand Sharma
•Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 PM.
•Uproar in the Lok Sabha by the Opposition as they enter the Well of the House with placards in hands, raise slogans against the government.
•A Jammu MP raises concerns of the residents of villagers on Indo-Pak border.
•LS take up issues over Pakistan infiltration amidst uproar.
•Congress President tells leaders to stick to party's stand on Lalit Modi row and Vyapam scam.
•Sonia Gandhi refuses to comment on Mulayam's effort to end Parliament logjam, says Congress continues will continue to support its stand.
•Sushma Swaraj is just an excuse for the Opposition to stop the passage of GST bill, Naidu adds.
•We are ready for any discussion, says Venkaiah Naidu
•Uproar in Lok Sabha by Opposition over Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam.
•MoS for Finance Jayant Sinha speaking on the debatable GST bill says, “The future of GST is bright and it is the right thing for India. We have done whatever is necessary. The Congress needs to wake up to the needs to the nation. We will be able to match the deadlines.”
•PM Modi expressed his gratitude towards the efforts of SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, says Rajiv Pratap Rudy.
•There are few people who are using the Parliament as the platform to stop the pace of country’s growth, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
•PM Modi praises parties helping to crack logjam in Parliament and hails Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for his efforts.
•We have moved an adjournment motion for discussion in Parliament. However, we cannot say about the GST and that is for the Congress leaders in Rajya Sabha to decide: Congress MP Mallikarjun Kharge
•Speaking on the GST bill, Derek O Brien said, “The Trinamool Congress is wholeheartedly supporting the GST bill and we want it to be passed. We are not in the business of appealing to any party (Congress). We can only talk about ourselves. I am no astrologer. I can't say if GST bill will be passed in Rajya Sabha.”
•Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary meet begins


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