The walk-out in the Rajya Sabha today (19 March 2020) by the Opposition, including Congress members, when former CJI Ranjan Gogoi took member’s oath, is a highly laudatory action.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday asked members of the upper house not to avoid appearing before probe agencies when summoned as it was their duty to respect the law and legal provisions.
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha. President Ram Nath Kovind has nominated the former CJI to the Rajya Sabha in a notification issued by the Central Government late on Monday evening.
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid opposition protests over Delhi violence
Elections to 55 Rajya Sabha seats falling vacant in April will be held on March 26: EC
In a bid to strengthen the fight against Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the CPI(M)'s West Bengal unit is keen to nominate party general secretary Sitaram Yechury to Rajya Sabha from the state, with the help of the Congress.
Fourteen bills were passed by the Lower House while 15 bills were passed by Rajya Sabha. Overall, 15 bills were passed by both Houses of Parliament, Joshi said.