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Parliament Special Session Day 5 LIVE: 'Modi Hai Toh Mumkin Hai,' Says Smriti Irani After Parliament Clears Women Quota Bill

Parliament Session LIVE, Special Parliament Session Day 4 LIVE News Updates: The special session of Parliament began on September 18. Union Law Minister Arjun Meghwal moves Women's Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha. Day 4 of the special session began in the new Parliament. Women's Reservation Bill was passed in Lok Sabha with two-third majority on Wednesday. Congress leader Sonia Gandhi led the debate on the Women's Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Parliament Special Session Day 5 LIVE: 'Modi Hai Toh Mumkin Hai,' Says Smriti Irani After Parliament Clears Women Quota Bill

Parliament Special Session Day 5 LIVE: 'Modi Hai Toh Mumkin Hai,' Says Smriti Irani After Parliament Clears Women Quota Bill

New Parliament Special Session Day 4 LIVE News Updates: The special session of Parliament began on September 18. Union Law Minister Arjun Meghwal moves Women's Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha. Day 4 of the special session began in the new Parliament. Women's Reservation Bill was passed in Lok Sabha with two-third majority on Wednesday. Congress leader Sonia Gandhi led the debate on the Women's Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Sep 22, 2023 18:22 IST

'Couldn't Hear': Harsh Vardhan Explains Laughter In Parliament Amid BJP MP's Communal Remarks

"I was no doubt witness to the jugglery of words being thrown at each other (which in fact the entire House was), the truth of the matter is that in the chaos that existed, I could not clearly hear what was being said," wrote Harsh Cardhan clarifying his laughter during the parliament session on Friday. Read More.
Sep 22, 2023 17:07 IST

'Unfortunate': BSP Chief Mayawati Attacks BJP For Ramesh Bidhuri's Remarks

Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati attacked BJP On X, saying that it is "unfortunate" that no appropriate action has been taken against MP Rames Bidhuri's communal remarks against BSP MP Danish Ali.
Sep 22, 2023 16:33 IST

'Parliament Session Was Historic,' Says Kiren Rijju As Women's Quota Bill Passed In Both Houses

Talking about the passage of the Women's Quota Bill, Kiren Rijju told ANI, "This is historic. The entire special parliament session was historic. I wish to thank PM Modi."
Sep 22, 2023 15:36 IST

BJP Issues Show Cause Notice To Party MP Ramesh Bidhuri

BJP issues show cause notice to party MP Ramesh Bidhuri on instruction of party president JP Nadda for his use of unparliamentary language against BSP MP Danish Ali: Sources
Sep 22, 2023 14:41 IST

RJD MP Manoj Jha reacts to MP Ramesh Bidhuri's communal slurs in Parliament

RJD MP Manoj Jha told ANI, "I was saddened, but not surprised. This is the truth of PM's 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'. We need to think that if such words were used for an MP in Parliament, then to what kind of language against Muslims, Dalits legitimacy is been given? Till now, the PM could not say a word on Ramesh Bidhuri...."
Sep 22, 2023 13:55 IST

Congress seeks suspension of MP Ramesh Bidhuri from Parliament over his communal slurs

A massive row has erupted after BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri used violent anti-Muslim slurs against a fellow member during a discussion in the Lok Sabha, with Congress seeking his immediate suspension from the parliament. The MP's comments is a "mockery of Prime Minister's slogan of Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas," it said. Read More
Sep 22, 2023 13:17 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri uses communal slurs against BSP MP Danish Ali in Parliament

BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri used communal slurs, derogatory remarks against BSP MP Danish Ali in Lok Sabha, on the last day of Parliament's Special Session.
Sep 22, 2023 13:13 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: Congress’ Mallikarjun Kharge's ‘Kaal Kare’ Jibe, BJP’s JP Nadda Responds

Sep 22, 2023 13:02 IST

'Problem is with implementation': Rahul Gandhi on Women's Reservation Bill

Women's Reservation Bill | Congress MP Rahul Gandhi says, "The problem is the implementation. What they have said is - we are placing a Bill on the Floor of the House but we will implement it 10 years from now. What does that mean?...We agree with the Bill, remove these two clauses (on Census and Delimitation) and make it happen today and don't insult the intelligence of India's women..."
Sep 22, 2023 11:33 IST

'It's record that bill got much support in Parliament,' PM Modi reacts to Women's Reservation Bill

On Women's Reservation Bill, PM Modi says, "There were many obstacles in the way of this Women's Reservation Bill. But When intentions are pure and there is transparency in attempts, then we witness results overcoming all obstacles. It is a record in itself that this bill got so much support in Parliament. I thank all political parties and MPs for it."
Sep 22, 2023 11:02 IST

'Mahila Bewakoof Banao': AAP MP Sanjay Singh Reacts To Women's Reservation Bill

On the Women's Reservation Bill, AAP MP Sanjay Singh says, "...Tell me one thing you(the Central government) have been in power for 10 years, you got to know yesterday only that there is a Census and Delimitation. You didn't know it earlier...These clauses have been added as an intention to not implement this bill...If you wanted this only you could have passed it in 2014 and implemented it in 2019 or could have passed it in 2019 and implemented it in 2024...This is a 'Mahila Bewakoof Banao' bill...In 2024 country's half population will come together and defeat them..."
Sep 22, 2023 10:17 IST

'Big Present From PM Modi To Women,' Union Minister Darshana Jardosh reacts to Women's Reservation Bill clearing Parliament

On the Women's Reservation Bill (Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam), MoS for Railways and Textile, Darshana Jardosh told ANI, "This is a big present from PM Narendra Modi to women. I congratulate him today on his birthday (as per the Hindu Calendar). And I thank him for the respect he has given to half the population of the country."
Sep 22, 2023 09:45 IST

Celebrations outside BJP Headquarters, following the passing of the Women's Reservation Bill

Celebrations by BJP workers and others outside BJP Headquarters, following the passing of the Women's Reservation Bill. A woman told ANI, "The Bill was awaited for 27 years...A historic era has begun. The Bill was passed in a golden era. It is a big day for women..."
Sep 22, 2023 09:15 IST

'What no one could do in 30 years, has become possible under PM Modi': Union Minister Anurag Thakur

On the Women's Reservation Bill (Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam), Union Minister Anurag Thakur told ANI, "...What no one could do in the past 30 years, has become possible in the leadership of PM Narendra Modi. The one which got halted and jolted has now reached the right destination in the right direction...Today it has become possible for women, what couldn't have been possible in several countries of the world...Today at midnight history has been made.."
Sep 22, 2023 08:45 IST

'Where There Is A Will There Is A Way': Amit Shah on Women's Reservation Bill clearing Parliament

As Women's Reservation Bill clears Parliament, Amit Shah wrote on X, "Where There Is A Will There Is A Way" and hailed PM Narendra Mod and called it a "historic milestone". Read More
Sep 22, 2023 07:57 IST

'We are very happy but our demand...': Congress MP Rajani Patil reacts to Parliament clearing Women's Reservation Bill

On the Women's Reservation Bill passed in Rajya Sabha, Congress MP Rajani Patil says, "We are all very happy but our demand is that the bill should be implemented immediately in 2024 Lok Sabha elections and include OBC reservations as well. We should not wait for delimitation or census..."
Sep 22, 2023 07:42 IST

Lok Sabha Logged 132% Productivity In Special Session: Speaker Om Birla

"Lok Sabha logged 132 per cent productivity in Special Session," said Speaker Om Birla in the Parliament.
Sep 22, 2023 07:13 IST

Smriti Irani Hails PM Modi After Women's Reservation Bill Clears Parliament

"Modi Hai Toh Mumkin Hai not a mere saying," said Union Minister Smriti Irani after Women's Reservation Bill clears Parliament on Thursday.
Sep 21, 2023 22:20 IST

Women's Quota Bill Passed In Rajya Sabha On The Occasion Of PM Modi's B'day As Per Hindu Calendar, Says Speaker

After successfully passed by Lok Sabha yesterday, the historic Women's Reservation Bill was passed with a majority in Rajya Sabha with 215 votes in favour. Speaker announces the historic decision, noting that it was made on the same day as PM Modi's birthday according to the Hindu calendar.
Sep 21, 2023 21:52 IST

Rajya Sabha Supports Women's Reservation Bill Unanynomously, Voting Underway

The voting will begin soon announces PC Moodi, Secretary-General in Rajya Sabha. The results will be announced soon.
Sep 21, 2023 20:49 IST

'This Is Long Overdue': FM Nirmala Sitharaman On Women's Quota Bill

“This is long overdue. People are questioning why it took nine years to bring this bill? We wanted to make sure that we were committed to the holistic development of women. There have been several developments which includes, providing dignity, houses, and toilets to women,” Nirmala Sitharaman on Women's Reservation Bill.
Sep 21, 2023 20:46 IST

'In Women Related Matters, BJP......' FM Nirmala Sitharaman Slams Opposition In RJ

FM Nirmala Sitharaman, speaking "In women-related matters, BJP does not play any politics. It is an article of faith for the PM and therefore we do everything that we have done whether it is Article 370, triple talaq, or Women's Reservation Bill."
Sep 21, 2023 20:32 IST

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Speaking In Rajya Sabha On Women's Quota

Speaking On Women's Quota in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says that it is important to build consensus and prepare for women's empowerment. She said, "I want to credit former PM PV Narasimha Rao for bringing 33 per cent reservation at the panchayat level. As a result, we have seen a groundswell at panchayat level where reservation has been increased to 50 percent at several panchayats adding to the contribution of women."
Sep 21, 2023 20:09 IST

'Waiting For Pragyan And Vikram To Wake Up': Cabinet Minister Jitendra Singh

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Cabinet Minister Jitendra Singh said that the country is waiting for Chandrayaan-3's lander and rover to wake up. As soon as this, India will become the first country to achieve this. The 14-day night period is about to get over on Moon and we are eagerly waiting for the sun to rise.
Sep 21, 2023 19:36 IST

'Hame Vipaksh Ki Chinta Nahi': BJP MP Hema Malini On Women's Quota Bill

Speaking on the Women's Reservation Bill, BJP MP Hema Malini said that whatever Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done, did it with good intentions. No other prime minister has ever done something like this. "Esa Karna (opposing the bill), vipaksha ka kaam hai, hame iski chinta nahi hai," said Hema Malini.
Sep 21, 2023 18:59 IST

Nagaland BJP MP S. Phangnon Konyak Speaks On Women's Reservation Bill: 'I am Here Because My Party Gave Me Ticket..'

Speaking on the Women's Reservation Bill, Nagaland BJP MP S.Phangnon Konyak says that she is here because her party (BJP) gave her ticket, despite having other capable male candidates. She also highlighted the welfare schemes for women laid by the BJP. Pointing towards the questions raised by the opposition regarding the implementation, she said, "The bill will be passed if there is a political will to do so."
Sep 21, 2023 18:17 IST

'If Women's Bill Not Implemented By 2029, BJP Must Promise To Resign..' Kapil Sibal

Pointing to the delay in the census, Kapil Sibal said that the census of 2001 and 2010 was done however, the census for 2021 hasn't happened to date. Pointing to the ruling government, he further added that the BJP have COVID-19 as the reason for the delay. If the census happens before the delimitation, there’s going to be an issue with the process of delimitation, and if it’s not completed by 2029, the Bill cannot be implemented.He questioned PM Modi and HM Amit Shah and asked them to come to the House and promise that if the process is not completed by 2029, the BJP will resign. This will prove the "genuineness" of introducing this bill.
Sep 21, 2023 17:31 IST

War Of Words Between YSRCP and TDP MPs In The Special Parliament Session Day 4

Bharat Ram Margani of the YSRCP mocks TDP MPs for bragging about Chandrababu Naidu's achievements in India's space program, recalling his arrest. Several TDP MPs objected to his words. TDP's K Ram Mohan Naidu, using rule 352, requests that Chair Rama Devi retract his remarks. The Chair cuts Mr. Margani's statement short and calls on the next speaker.
Sep 21, 2023 17:28 IST

'Sanatan Dharma Is Tolerant': BJP MP Pratap Sarangi

BJP MP Pratap Sarangi asserts that modern science is a synthesis of technology and prehistoric Vedic wisdom. He argued that certain people intended to eliminate Sanatana Dharma. Taking a dig at Stalin's statement, he said, "Many people desire to eradicate Santana Dharma like malaria and dengue. We will tolerate it because Santana Dharma is tolerant enough. If such a statement had been made about another faith, a fatwa would have been issued."
Sep 21, 2023 16:57 IST

'Opposition Is Indulging In Nehru Bhajan Since Morning..': BJP MP Tejasvi Surya

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya lauds ISRO scientists for achieving the impossible by making Chandrayaan-3 a success and he also thanked Prime Minister Modi for increasing the ISRO's budget by 142%. During his address in the parliament, he targeted the opposition for praising Nehru for scientific achievements, he said, "The Opposition is only indulging in Nehru Bhajan since morning? There is no mention of Arcot Ramaswamy, Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, who managed the day-to-day working of CISR." He claims that other leaders in the pre-independence era envisioned all scientific institutes.
Sep 21, 2023 16:18 IST

'Do Your Homework...' Chairman Dhankar To Venugopal's Remarks On Not Inviting VP and President

Answering to the claims made by Congress MP Venugopal, Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar says "We cannot trade on deficiencies. We can't trade ignorance of others. Let me make it very clear, Vice President and President have been accorded the highest respect in the country. There has been no constitutional transgression. The position of the President and the Vice President or the chairman has to be kept at their level as expected and that was done. And that is what you have seen in last three days also. I would appeal to you as a member of the leading opposition party, you must do your homework. Find out. It does not send a good message when you bring in the President also. Read the constitution and you will find the role has been defined categorically... The President will address every session of Parliament, that was the original prescription in the Constitution and the (first) amendment was, once a year. President has to act in accord with the Constitution..."
Sep 21, 2023 16:15 IST

'It Is Insult To Not Have President In the Parliament: KC Venugopal Speaks In Rajya Sabha

KC Venugopal, a Congress MP, claims that the absence of the custodian of the House, the Chairman, and the President of the country from the inaugural ceremony of the new Parliament building is an insult to the new parliament building.
Sep 21, 2023 15:47 IST

'Bringing Women's Reservation Bill In Special Parliament Session Is BJP's Political Agenda': Venugopal In Rajya Sabha

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Congress MP KC Venugopal blasts at the Centre, claiming that the BJP's decision to put the women's reservation Bill before Parliament in a special session has a political agenda.
Sep 21, 2023 15:12 IST

Parliament LIVE: Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Welcomes Women's Reservation Bill

"Women's Reservation Bill is for the benefit of the women in the country. We all welcome this bill," said Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar.
Sep 21, 2023 14:47 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: Delhi BJP Mahila Morcha President Thanks PM Modi

On the Women's Reservation Bill, Delhi BJP Mahila Morcha President Richa Pandey Mishra says, "We thank PM Modi and all the Parliamentarians for the Women's Reservation Bill. Today all the women of the country are happy, and the 27 years of 'vanvas' of the Bill has ended. We hope that soon 33 per cent of women of the country will be seen in the Parliament."
Sep 21, 2023 14:42 IST

Parliament LIVE: Tamannaah Bhatia, Divya Dutta Hail Women's Reservation Bill

The Women's Reservation Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday, has been receiving accolades from women from all walks of life. Now, Bollywood actresses Tamannaah Bhatia and Divya Dutta have also praised the Bill, terming it "a big initiative". Read Full Story Here.
Sep 21, 2023 14:24 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: Haryana CM Hails Women’s Reservation Bill

On the Women's Reservation Bill, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said, "Haryana is an example where we had already reserved 50% seats in the local administration like Panchayati Raj for women. Then we had this position where a media person used to ask us that you implemented it here, but when will it be implemented in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha...Now that day has come. A special Session was called in the new Parliament. On the first day, this bill was presented and it was passed. Now it will be passed in Rajya Sabha. Then it will go to Vidhan Sabha, and after that, it will become a law...In the 2029 election women will smile wider..."
Sep 21, 2023 14:00 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: 'Incorporate SCs, STs And OBCs': RJD MP On Women’s Reservation Bill

"There is still a chance to send it (Women's Reservation Bill) to the Select Committee and incorporate SCs, STs and OBCs," said RJD MP Manoj Kumar Jha in Rajya Sabha.
Sep 21, 2023 13:32 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: 'Why Are We Delaying it': NCP MP On Women’s Reservation Bill

On the Women’s Reservation Bill, NCP MP Vandana Chavan said, "Unfortunately, it comes with a caveat, it says that after census and delimitation. I don't see why this should be put in. If we genuinely want to give reservations to women, if we want to take them into the decision making process at the state level and the Parliament level. It can be done even now it can be done in the 2024 elections, so why are we delaying it."
Sep 21, 2023 13:26 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: 'Women's Reservation Bill Aims At Befooling Women', Says AAP Leader

"I, on behalf of my party, support the Women's Reservation Bill. This Bill is very important for the society. However, it aims at befooling women as it won't give reservation to them, but will take reservation from them," says AAP MP Sandeep Pathak in Rajya Sabha.
Sep 21, 2023 12:55 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: Panel Of Vice-Chairpersons Reconstituted

The Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar has reconstituted the panel of Vice-Chairpersons comprising 13 women Rajya Sabha Members for the day as the House discusses the Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam Bill, 2023.
Sep 21, 2023 12:23 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: Caste Census Should Take Place, Says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary

On the Women's Reservation Bill, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary said, "Elections are around the corner so now, to attract women (voters), a new Jumla is here. Why would we oppose it? It is our own issue. We would advise the government to include other things to it...One of our associates said that what would happen to the transgenders? A caste census should take place. The government is well aware that delimitation and caste census will take time."
Sep 21, 2023 12:02 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: JP Nadda Confident Women's Reservation Bill Will Be Passed In Rajya Sabha

Speaking on the Women's Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha, BJP president and MP JP Nadda, said, "We all know that the proceedings in this new Parliament began from Ganesh Utsav and yesterday in Lok Sabha, the Women's Reservation Bill - Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam - was passed without any obstacles. I am confident that it will be passed here unanimously without any obstacles."
Sep 21, 2023 11:58 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: Who Are The 2 MPs Against Women's Reservation Bill?

The Women's Reservation Bill, also called the Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam, was passed in the Lok Sabha with 454 Members of Parliament voting in its favour. However, two MPs stood out in their Opposition. Read Full Story Here.
Sep 21, 2023 11:36 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: 'Women's Reservation Bill a major step,' Says Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal in Rajya Sabha.

"Through the Constitutional Amendment Bill that I have brought today, a section will inserted in Article 330, Article 332 and Article 334. Through these, 1/3rd of the seats will be reserved in Lok Sabha and all State Assemblies of the country. This is a major step," said Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal in Rajya Sabha.
Sep 21, 2023 11:15 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal moves the Women's Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha

Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal moves the Women's Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha, after the bill was passed with two-third majority in Lok Sabha yesterday.
Sep 21, 2023 11:13 IST

Parliament Special Session LIVE: 'Yesterday was golden moment of India's Parliamentary journey,' Says PM Modi

"Yesterday was a golden moment of India's Parliamentary journey. All the members of this House deserve that golden moment...Yesterday's decision and today when we cross the last mile after Rajya Sabha (passing of the Bill today), the transformation in the face of women power of the country, the trust that will be formed will emerge as an unimaginable and unprecedented power that will take the country to new heights. I can feel this, PM Modi said in Lok Sabha.
Sep 21, 2023 10:40 IST

Parliament Special Session: Law Minister To Move Advocate Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha Today

Union Law Minister Arjun Meghwal will move Advocate Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha on Thursday.
Sep 21, 2023 10:07 IST

Parliament Special Session: Owaisi voted against Women's Reservation Bill, Here's Why

"I oppose this legislation.... The justification that is being given for the bill is that more women will get elected to Parliament. If that is the justification, why that justification is not being extended to the OBC and Muslim women. We know Muslim women are seven per cent of the population, but in this Lok Sabha their representation stands at only 0.7 per cent," said AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi.
Sep 21, 2023 09:46 IST

Parliament Special Session: Home Minister Amit Shah on delimitation concerns

"If we are reserving one-third seats, then who will do it? If we do it, you will question it... If we reserve Wayanad or Hyderabad, you will say it is political," Home Minister Amit Shah said over delimitation concerns.
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