A united Opposition is all set to lock horns with the Modi government as Day 4 of the Winter Session of Parliament begins on Monday. The demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi set off a storm in Parliament, with the first three days being washed out due to Opposition protests and demands that Modi himself address Parliament on the issue.
The Opposition in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Monday held a meeting and demanded once again that Modi show up in Parliament to answer questions. However, the BJP has ruled out the possibility of the PM speaking in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi however, will speak in the Lok Sabha on the issue.
Here are the live updates from Day 4 of Parliament:
The Rajya Sabha was immediately adjourned on resumption, till 2 pm.
The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said forensic enquiry has been ordered to look into all possible angles in the Kanpur train derailemt. Guilty will be given strict punishment.
The Opposition will meet again to discuss fresh strategy on Tuesday to counter the government.
RS chairman Hamid Ansari tried to take stock of the situation in the Upper House, but it has eventually been adjourned for a third time till 12:34 pm.
The Lok Sabha has also been adjourned till 12 after discussions on several regional issues amid protests by Opposition.
Rajya Sabha has once again been adjourned till noon following continuing Opposition protests.
Rajya Sabha has been adjourned up to 11:30 am following chaos.
Where is the authentic death toll in the Kanpur train accident, asked PJ Kurien.
PJ Kurien rejected the demand for condolence, saying it is not done on demand and that Opposition can approach the RS chairman if they want it.
Opposition demands that Modi condole the deaths of over 50 people due to impact of demonetisation.
The Opposition is not ready for debate, they are trying new tactics everyday to disrupt the Parliament proceedings: FM Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha.
Opposition members chant, "Narendra Modi sharm karo, sharm karo!" (Narendra Modi be ashamed).
Rail minister to give statement in Rajya Sabha after 11 am on Kanpur train accident.
Opposition in RS demands the House offers condolences to over 50 people who have died over demonetisation.
The Opposition has decided to hold a dharna in front of Gandhi statue on November 23 to protest demonetisation.