Friday, December 8, 2023

Topic: Lok Sabha

8278 Indian prisoners in foreign jails: Ministry

The number of Indian inmates in foreign jails including under-trial prisoners amounts to 8278, out of which 156 are serving life sentences, the Ministry of External Affairs said in Lok Sabha.

Govt ‘mute spectator’ when private airlines charge high prices during crisis: CPM MP

Asking what the Civil Aviation Ministry was doing in the regulation of flight operations, CPI (M) MP from Kerala, AM Ariff alleged that the Union government remained a mute spectator when private airlines charge high prices during crisis situations.

Lakhimpur killings: In Parliament Opposition calls for removal of Union minister

The Opposition MPs on Wednesday intensified their demand for the removal of Union minister Ajay Mishra from the Cabinet, a day after the Special Investigation Team of the Uttar Pradesh Police claimed in a report that the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, in which his son is an accused, was pre-planned.

Not being allowed to speak in Parliament, democracy being killed: Rahul Gandhi

"Bills after Bills are being passed in Parliament in the din. This is not the way to run the Parliament," says senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi while addressing the reporters at Vijay Chowk, the last point of the march by Opposition MPs to demand the revocation of 12 Rajya Sabha members' suspension.

Lok Sabha passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill

A crucial bill to cancel three contentious farm laws was passed in Lok Sabha amid protests over demands for a discussion by the opposition.

Winter Session: Opposition demands discussion on Pegasus row, fuel price hike

Opposition parties raised matters like fuel price hike, inflation and farmers’ agitation at an all-party meeting on Sunday. The meeting was held a day before the Winter Session of Parliament.