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Parliament Winter Session Day 3 Highlights: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

Parliament Winter Session Day 3 Highlights: Congress and AAP have moved adjournment notices in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha over the alleged Rafale scam and over the MCD sealing in the national capital.

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Both the houses paid their respect to the nine persons who had laid down their lives during the 2001 Parliamentary attacks; protests began which called for adjournment. (Express photo by Praveen Jain)

On the third day of the winter session, both the houses, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day before noon. After both the houses paid their respect to the nine persons who had laid down their lives during the 2001 Parliamentary attacks; protests began in the parliament.

Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu after warning members to return to their seats, adjourned the Upper House following protests by the AIADMK and DMK factions over the Cauvery dispute and Tamil Nadu farmers’ protest. “I would like to urge members to at least allow the House today… 9 persons had laid down their lives to protect Parliament. Wrong message will go,” he said.

Whereas, Lok Sabha was adjourned briefly following protests of various parties that trooped into the well shouting slogans. The speaker had earlier adjourned the session for noon, but it was later adjourned for the day amid continued protests.

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PM Modi, Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Arun Jaitley at Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former prime minister Manmohan Singh. Also seen in the picture is UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Drama engulfs Lower House, thus signalling for adjournment

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha Thursday were adjourned twice during the Question Hour following protests by opposition parties over various issues, including alleged corruption in the Rafale deal and Cauvery river water. TDP member Venkateshwara Rao (Babu) used a mike installed in the Well for the oath of a new member to prop up a poster seeking special status for Andhra Pradesh. The TDP member's action invited the ire of Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who warned him that he will be named. Once a member is named, he or she has to leave the House chamber.

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Lok Sabha which was supposed to meet at 12 noon has been adjourned for the day. 

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day following protests

The Rajya Sabha Thursday was adjourned for the day without transacting any business following protests by Tamil Nadu parties inside the well over the Cauvery river issue. As soon as the House paid its respects to those martyred in the 2001 Parliamentary attacks and listed the papers presented,  members belonging to the AIADMK and DMK factions trooped into the Well and started shouting slogans. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu warned that he would be forced to adjourn the proceedings for the day if members did not return to their seats and allow the House to function.

Lower House has been adjourned for noon

RJD leader moves adjournment motion

PHOTOS: Political leaders pay homage to martyrs of the 2001 Parliament attacks on anniversary

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AAP leader passes Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha

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Narendra Modi, Amit Shah at the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting

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PM Modi pays homage to those martyred during the attack on the Parliament

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As we mark the supreme sacrifice by our security personnel and others in the diabolical attack on this day 17 years ago on the Indian Parliament, the temple of our vibrant democracy and the symbol of people’s aspirations, we not only have to strengthen our resolve to make every inch of our motherland a safer place, we also need to step up our diplomatic efforts to combat the ever-growing global menace of terrorism. We have to build stronger coalitions against this scourge that is afflicting humanity. Read full article

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Wednesday. (RSTV grab via PTI)Wednesday was the second day of the Winter session. On Tuesday, both Houses were adjourned after paying obituary to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and union minister Ananth Kumar. In Rajya Sabha, the National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill was passed amid slogan shouting by opposition members.

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