LIVE Parliament Monsoon session: Rajya Sabha proceedings continue, Defense Minister will give statement on tension from China today

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will give statement in Rajya Sabha about ongoing tension with China.

16th September, 2020

Today is the third day of the monsoon session of Parliament amidst the Corona epidemic. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will make a statement in Rajya Sabha on the ongoing confrontation with China over LAC. Earlier on Tuesday, he made a statement in the Lok Sabha. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also told China clearly in the Parliament that no attempt to change the status quo on the border unilaterally was approved by India. While giving a statement in the Lok Sabha, Rajnath said that India is in favor of resolving every issue peacefully, but if someone shows an aggressive attitude, a suitable answer will be given.

Bill passed on 30 percent reduction in the salary of MPs

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill involving 30 per cent reduction in the salary of MPs. The MPs supported their pay cuts to deal with Kovid in unison. However, the government criticized the government's decision to keep MP Nidhi suspended for two years. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi presented it in the House on Monday.

Ruckus over Jaya Bachchan's statement

The issue of the drugs connection of Bollywood came up in Parliament on Tuesday. In the Rajya Sabha, Jaya Bachchan slammed Ravi Kishan on the statement made in the Lok Sabha. He called it a conspiracy to discredit the film industry and took out a fierce fight in zero time. Without naming the BJP MP from Gorakhpur and Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan and actress Kangana Ranot, he said, 'The plate we eat, holes in it. this is wrong.'

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Pankaj Prasad