Parliament Live updates: Congress to submit motion in Lok Sabha over Manipur, Goa govt formation.
The Parliament is expected to witness a stormy return on Tuesday with the Congress party moving an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over the government formation in Manipur and Goa with both parties claiming majorities in the states.
Tuesday’s Parliament session is the first since the election results were announced on Saturday that saw the BJP win both Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand by huge majorities, the Congress win Punjab and hung verdicts in both Manipur and Goa.
The budget session resumed on March 9, when the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which will raise the maternity leave for working women in public and private sector from 12 weeks to 26 weeks for the first two children, was passed.
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10.45 am: A BJP worker was hacked to death in the outskirts of Bengaluru on Tuesday morning. Police said unknown assailants attacked him with sickles near Bommasandra area. Union minister Ananth Kumar responds to the incident outside Parliament: “Condemn it. Siddaramaiah government should take immediate action on it.”
9.35 am: Congress submits an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over the issue of government formation in Goa and Manipur.
Sources said that the leader of Congress in the lower house, Mallikarjun Kharge, along with some other party MPs, will move the motion while seeking to raise the issue and demand a discussion on it.
9.00 am: BJP issues whip to its Lok Sabha members; asking them to be present in the House today.
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