Parliament Monsoon Session 2018 Highlights: Shiv Sena, other BJP allies to vote against no-confidence motion

19 July 2018, 11:05 PM
Parliament Monsoon Session 2018 LIVE Updates (Photo: PTI)
Parliament Monsoon Session 2018 LIVE Updates (Photo: PTI)

On the day 2 of Monsoon session, Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill 2013, the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2017 and the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill 2018 and other important issues are set to come up for a discussion and passage in the House.

Addressing the Lower House, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday condemned and criticised the mob lynching incidents in India. But when he stated that the Centre has requested social media operators to install checks to stop the fake news and false information circulation over the social media, the Congress expressed their dissatisfaction and staged a walkout.

Live Updates of Monsoon Session:

# 3:20 pm: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) issues whip, directs its MPs to vote in favour of No Confidence Motion.

# 03:00 pm: "You should understand. They (TDP) have moved the no-confidence motion for a problem concerning Andhra Pradesh. When AIADMK MPs from Tamil Nadu stalled Parliament (during the previous session), who did voice (support) for us, who came forward to solve the problems of Cauvery delta farmers," Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami asked.

# 2:45 pm: Mallikarjun Kharge writes to PM Modi stating 'I would not be able to attend the meeting of the Selection Committee on 19th July until the Leader of Single Largest Opposition party is conferred the status of a full-fledged member as envisioned in the Lokpal Act, 2013'

# 2:35 pm: Shiv Sena will vote against the no-confidence motion.

# 2:30 pm: The truth is that your agencies are being misused. Are there two laws in the nation? One implemented from the political point of view for political rivals & the other for your own people on whom there are serious allegations?: Anand Sharma, Congress in Rajya Sabha 

# 2:00 pm: Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav on being asked about party's stand on No-confidence motion.

# 2:00 pm: Biju Janata Dal(BJD) issues whip, directs MPs to be present in Lok Sabha tomorrow for the no-confidence motion

# 1:00 pm: The Home Minister's statement in Lok Sabha on mob lynching was not satisfactory at all, that is why we staged a walkout from the house. This is not a game of ping pong that states and Centre keep shifting responsibilities: Shashi Tharoor,Congress MP

# 11:25 am: YSRCP MPs stage protest in Parliament premises demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.

# 11:20 am: Union Minister Ananth Kumar's comment on Sonia Gandhi

# 11:15 am: In democracy, voice of the Opposition should be heard first even if it consists of one person. Even we (Shiv Sena) will speak when it is required. During voting, whatever Uddav Thakachey directs us, we will do: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena on No Confidence motion 

# 11:10 am: Congress has given adjournment notice in Lok Sabha over the issue of mob lynching

# 11:00 am: In spite of having no option to vote for No Confidence Motion in Parliament, DMK supports the no-confidence motion brought by TDP. We request AIADMK also to support no confidence motion in Parliament: MK Stalin, DMK Working President.

First Published: Thursday, July 19, 2018 02:46 PM
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