Parliament live updates: Trinamool MPs to stage dharna outside Parliament House

Both the Houses of Parliament will take up the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind had addressed the joint sitting of both Houses on June 20.

Newly appointed BJP working president J P Nadda will open the debate in the Rajya Sabha, while Union minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi will lead the charge in the Lok Sabha.

The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019

10:27 am IST

Trinamool MPs to stage dharna outside Parliament House

To raise the issue of “NO to EVMs, YES to paper ballots”, Trinamool Congress MPs will today stage dharna in front of statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Parliament.

10:25 am IST

Amit Shah’s maiden bill in Parliament today

Union home minister Amit Shah is expected to table the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which allows amendments in the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 to bring residents of areas adjoining International Border (IB) within the ambit of reservation on a par with persons living in areas adjoining Actual Line of Control (ALoC). Extending the benefits of reservation to the residents along the IB has been a long pending demand and is expected to benefit over 3 million residents.

Updated: June 24, 2019 — 10:15 am