Breaking news, latest photos and videos from across India and the world on November 20, 2019.
Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha on situation in Jammu and Kashmir: "The availability of medicines, fuel and rice is adequate. Mobile medicine vans have also started. The administration has taken care of health services. 22 lakh metric ton apples are expected to be produced. All landlines are open."
Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha on situation in Jammu and Kashmir: "As far as internet services are concerned, the decision can be taken by the Jammu and Kashmir authorities. There are activities by Pakistan too in Kashmir region, so keeping security in mind, whenever the local authority deems it fit, a decision will be taken."
Eight people have died in a road accident on National Highway-15 in Orang area of Udalguri district of Assam.
Assam: 8 persons dead in a road accident on National Highway-15 in Orang area of Udalguri district. pic.twitter.com/96AT2voeyS— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2019
One Army jawan died while another got injured in a tank-related incident during an exercise in the Jaisalmer sector (Rajasthan). The incident occurred during the movement of the T-90 tanks near the Phalsund town.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal nominates Dinesh Mohaniya Vice Chairman of Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and Shalabh Kumar, a member of DJB, for the joint water quality testing exercise between Central government & Delhi government.
JP Nadda replied to Anand Sharma saying that security cover was not withdrawn. "Home Ministry has a very set pattern and there is a protocol. It is not done by a politician, it is done by Home Ministry and according to threat perception the security is given and withdrawn," he said.
JP Nadda, BJP, in Rajya Sabha: There is nothing political, security hasn't been withdrawn. Home Ministry has a very set pattern & there is a protocol. It is not done by a politician, it is done by Home Ministry and according to threat perception the security is given & withdrawn. https://t.co/hSRQVqp8Dx pic.twitter.com/hM52ZiQi3m— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2019
Congress MP Anand Sharma raised the issue of withdrawal of SPG cover to party leaders Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi & Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, in Rajya Sabha. "We urge govt that issues of security of our leaders have to be beyond partisan political considerations," he said.
Congress MP Anand Sharma raises the issue of withdrawal of SPG cover to party leaders Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi & Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, in Rajya Sabha. Says "We urge govt that issues of security of our leaders have to be beyond partisan political considerations" pic.twitter.com/Tkr2WXWnpO— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2019
NCP chief and MP Sharad Pawar arrives at the Parliament. He will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 12 pm today, over the issue of Maharashtra farmers.
Delhi: NCP chief and MP Sharad Pawar arrives at the Parliament. He will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 12 pm today, over the issue of Maharashtra farmers. pic.twitter.com/0mBGb8OS69— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2019
A Parliamentary Meeting will be held today in Parliament House Annexe Extension building, over the issue of environment.
On Wednesday, Congress has given Adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over 'procurement of paddy across the nation'. TMC have notice over "telecom blackout in Kashmir valley". RSP and IUML gave Adjournment Motion Notices in Lok Sabha over JNU issue and lathicharge on students of Kerala who are demanding CBI inquiry into Walayar case.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, over the issues being faced in Maharashtra. The meeting between the NCP chief and Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes amid the intense political activity to form a government in Maharashtra. The two leaders will meet in parliament in the afternoon.
Amid the winter session of parliament, AAP MP Sanjay Singh and Congress MP Chhaya Verma have given zero-hour notice in Rajya Sabha. Singh has given the notice over 'deteriorating law and order situation in Delhi' while Verma got the notice over 'purchasing of paddy from Chhattisgarh in Central Pool.'
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will present a report on the President's Rule in Maharashtra in Rajya Sabha on the third day of the Winter Session. The President's rule was imposed in the state of Maharashtra on November 12 after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari told the Centre that despite his efforts no party could assure him provide a stable government.
Senior leaders of the Congress and NCP will meet at Sharad Pawar’s residence in New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss government formation with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. The meeting at Pawar’s residence is expected to be attended by NCP’s Ajit Pawar, Praful Patel, Sunil atkare, Chhagan Bhujbal and Jayant Patil, while the Congress will be represented by Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge, Prithviraj Chavan, Ashok Chavan and state Congress president Balasaheb Thorat.
Bill for consideration & passing:
1) Chit Funds (amendment bill),2019
2) The NID (amendment) Bill 2019
Further Discussion under rule 193 on ‘air pollution’ around 2pm
Bills for consideration & passing:
2)Transgender Persons (protection of rights), Bill 2019