New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday lauded Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh and other suspended Rajya Sabha MPs, for "fighting for the farmers, regardless of the heat, mosquitoes and other inconveniences" while holding a protest at the Parliament premises.
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): We will boycott the monsoon session till the government brings another Bill which assures that the private players will not be able to purchase produce from the farmers below the MSP and our other demands are not met, said Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday.
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the initiative by Deputy Chairman Harivansh to bring tea for the eight suspended opposition MPs holding a protest on the lawns of Parliament, shows "our excellent democratic values" and it is an "auspicious sign for democracy."
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson Harivansh after he served tea to the eight suspended MPs who spent the night on the lawns of Parliament in protest against the recently passed farm Bills, saying that the Deputy Chairperson had a "humble mind and a big heart".
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh arrived this with morning tea for the eight opposition members who had spent the night on the lawns of Parliament as part of their indefinite protest after being suspended yesterday over unruly scenes against farm bills inside the Upper House. However, the suspended MPs refused to take tea from Harivansh.
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Union Minister Giriraj Singh reacted strongly to the ruckus created in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday over the agriculture reform Bills and claimed that "even the murder of the Rajya Sabha's Deputy Chairman could have happened" if marshals weren't present.
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): The eight opposition Rajya Sabha members suspended for continuing with their protests against farm bills inside the Upper House and who stayed overnight on the Parliament lawns in a sit-in protest have said that they will withdraw protest depending upon the proceedings inside the House on Tuesday.
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh is observing a one-day (24 hours) fast against the unruly behaviour with him in the House by Opposition MPs during the discussion on agriculture reform Bills on September 20.