Parliament

Today is the ninth day of the monsoon session of Parliament. The MPs staged a sit-in overnight in the House after suspension proceedings were held on 8 MPs for the uproar in the House.

Some of the opposition members began snatching and throwing away papers from the table. Some of the members even broke the mic.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack at the Narendra Modi government saying that the Prime Minister wants to make farmers slaves of capitalists.

Today is the sixth day of the monsoon session in Parliament. There is an uproar in the House regarding the Modi government's bill related to agriculture.

Iran's Parliament voted on Thursday to elect a hard-line former mayor of Tehran as the legislative body's new Speaker.

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declined a request from the opposition parties to reconvene the dissolved Parliament, saying they are trying to make a political gain at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the country.

The TMC on Sunday announced that it has given instructions to all its MPs to withdraw from Parliament and return to their constituencies in view of the coronavirus scare.