New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: A meeting of the Union Cabinet is scheduled to be held in Parliament on Wednesday, the third day of the ongoing winter session. The meeting will be held around 1 pm. The winter session of the Parliament commenced on Monday. On the first day of the session, both the Houses of Parliament passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021. However, the Opposition parties created a ruckus alleging that the government passed the Bill without having a discussion on the floor. The second day of the session also remained a jerk as the Opposition leaders held protests and walkouts over the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs. The winter session is likely to conclude on December 23.

Here are the Highlights from Day 3 of the Winter Session of Parliament:

2:30 pm:  Govt is aware of growing risks of dominance of various big tech platforms on Internet & is deploying tools & capabilities to deal with the same including actively working with social media intermediaries: Ministry of Electronics & IT in Lok Sabha

2:20 pm: CCTV Cameras have already been provided in 4934 train coaches & installed at a total of 838 stations. As per data provided by GRP, the incidents of crime on Railways shows a decreasing trend during the last three years from 2018 to 2020: Ministry of Railways in Lok Sabha

2:15 pm: This is farmers' insult. More than 700 farmers lost their lives during protests against 3 farm laws. How can Centre say that they don't have any record of it?: Leader of Opposition Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge

2:00 pm: If Govt doesn't have a record of 700 people then how they had collected data of lakhs of people during pandemic. Over 50 lakh people lost their lives due to #COVID19 in the last 2 years but according to govt, only 4 lakh people died due to the virus," Mallikarjun Kharge added

1:45 pm: Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra S Shekhawat moves Dam Safety Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs in the House

1:30 pm: Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 3pm following sloganeering by Opposition MPs

1:22 pm: Left-wing extremists indulge in opportunistic attacks on security forces & also target civilian population & public property. Incidents of Left-wing extremists have come down by 70% from an all-time high of 2,258 incidents in 2009 to 665 in 2020: MHA

1:18 pm:  Presently, 4,557 Afghan nationals are staying in India on Stay Visa after the extension of their visas. As of 24th Nov, 200 'e-Emergency X-Misc visas' have been issued: MoS Home Nityanand Rai in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha

1:15 pm: 32 Security Forces personnel and 19 J&K Police personnel lost their lives in action during October 2020 -October 2021. During the last 12 months from December 2020 up to Nov 26, 14 terrorists have been apprehended &165 terrorists killed: MoS Home Nityanand Rai in Rajya Sabha

1:10 pm: The incidents of infiltration and terrorist attacks have been decreased significantly since 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir, says MHA in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha

1:05 pm: Tripura government has informed that there have been some sporadic incidents of damage to property. 15 cases have been registered over these incidents in the State during the last few weeks: MoS Home Nityanand Rai in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on recent violence in Tripura

1:00 pm: To prevent such incidents, Tripura govt has extensively deployed police forces in the affected areas. Mobile/fixed pickets during night & regular patrolling being continued. All religious places have been provided security coverage: MoS Home Rai to Rajya Sabha on Tripura violence

12:50 pm: No specific group identified for spreading rumours & hate speeches against minorities. However, 6 cases have been registered in respect of the malicious posts in social media spreading rumour/communal hatred etc: MoS Home Nityanand Rai to Rajya Sabha on Tripura violence

12:40 pm: The gross GST revenue collected in the month of November is Rs 1,31,526 crores. GST collection for this month has surpassed last month's collection registering the second-highest since the implementation of GST: Ministry of Finance

12:30 pm: If the 12 suspended members of Rajya Sabha want to come to the House, then they should express remorse. Let them sit on dharna...I pray Mahatma Gandhi gives them wisdom: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

12:15 pm: Winter session of Parliament | Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm as Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of suspension of 12 MPs.

11:40 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon following uproar by Opposition MPs

11:37 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon following uproar by Opposition MPs

11:30 am: "The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare has no record in the matter and hence the question does not arise,": Government in Parliament to the question on whether it proposes to provide financial assistance to the kin of farmers who died during the agitation'

11:20 am: Around 8.3 lakh #COVID19 cases were treated under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY in the last 2 yrs, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday by Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar in a written reply to a question in the House

11:13 am: Leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raises the issue of death of farmers during farm laws protest in Lok Sabha Opposition MPs raise slogans of "We want justice" during the Question Hour in the House

11:05 am: Winter session of Parliament | Congress and DMK MPs stage walkout from Lok Sabha amid Question Hour

11:00 am: The suspension of MPs shows the arrogance of those in the majority. When they were in opposition they also used to disrupt Parliament proceedings. We will continue our 'dharna till the time we don't get justice: Dola Sen, TMC MP who has been suspended from the Winter session

10:55 am: Centre has to realize that in this country other voices deserve to be heard. Parliament is for debate & discussion, you've to allow people to express their views, only then can you truly run a democratic Parliament: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs

10:50 am: Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra S Shekhawat to move Dam Safety Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha today. The Bill provides for surveillance, inspection, operation & maintenance of specified dams for the prevention of dam failure related disasters & their safe functioning.

10:45 am: We are demanding the revocation of suspension of 12 Opposition members of the Rajya Sabha. We will hold a meeting and decide the future course of action: Leader of Opposition Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge

10:32 am: Rajya Sabha MP Deepender Singh Hooda gives suspension of business notice demanding a 'discussion on legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price and financial assistance to families of farmers who lost their lives during protest

10:27 am: Opposition leaders protest at Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament premises demanding revocation of suspension of 12 Opposition MPs of Rajya Sabha

10:22 am: Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to "discuss the actual number of COVID19 deaths and direct the Govt to ensure that the poor get Rs 4 lakhs each."

10:17 am: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Shaktisinh Gohil has given a suspension of business notice in the House over the issue of 'price rise of essential commodities like food grains, edible oils, petrol-diesel and LPG cooking gas.'

10:10 am: TRS MP Nama Nageswara Rao gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the issue of 'national policy on foodgrains procurement and legal guarantee for Minimum support Price to farmers'

10:05 am: Winter session of Parliament | Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on "high rate of inflation, price hike of LPG cylinders"

10:00 am: The political battle over the suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs will continue outside the Parliament as 12 suspended MPs from the Rajya Sabha have decided to sit on a protest in front of Gandhi statue on Parliament premises.

9:45 am: A minor fire broke out in Parliament premises on Wednesday morning, which was doused by the firemen in just 10 minutes, an official said.According to the official, the fire broke out at 8.00 a.m. in room no. 59 of the Parliament building.

9:30 am: A meeting of the Union Cabinet is scheduled to be held in Parliament on Wednesday, the third day of the ongoing winter session. The meeting will be held around 1 pm.

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan