Monsoon Session

At last, Parliament functions for the first time in the session

After the suspension of the Opposition members was withdrawn, the discussion on inflation was agreed upon in the Lok Sabha. Speaker Om Birla warned the members not to wave any placards. If any MP shows the placard again in the House, the speaker will take action against him.

Lok Sabha passes Antarctica Bill amid uproar

There were no amendments to the text of the Bill that was passed after a voice vote. Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh said such a law was necessary under India’s obligations as a signatory to the Antarctic Treaty of 1963.