Parliament: Punjab reported only 4 'suspected' deaths due to oxygen shortage, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya says | Highlights

Parliament Winter Session: Hello and welcome to the LIVE blog of English Jagran where you can catch all the LIVE updates from day 5 of the winter session of the Parliament.

By Aalok Sensharma
Updated: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 12:34 PM IST
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Parliament: Punjab reported only 4 'suspected' deaths due to oxygen shortage, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya says | Highlights

New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: The Parliament is all set to witness another stormy session on Friday as the opposition parties are expected to continue their protest against the suspension of MPs. The government has refused to revoke the suspension unless the lawmakers, suspended for their 'unruly behaviour' apologise, noting that the dignity of the House is maintained.

Meanwhile, it is expected that the MPs would once again discuss the COVID-19 situation in the country. On Thursday, a marathon debate was held in Lok Sabha over COVID-19 with 74 members expressing their views. During the debate, the MPs had expressed concern over Omicron variant and raised queries about "booster dose".

Here are the LIVE Updates from day 5 of Parliament winter session:

12:34 hours: A BJP minister said yesterday in the Parliament that NRC won't be implemented throughout India. They've (Central government) repealed the 3 farm laws and will also repeal NRC, says TMC MP Dola Sen.

12:15 hours: It was needlessly provocative of the BJP MPs to come here and rub salt in the wounds. If anything BJP should've shown solidarity. My colleagues were unjustly expelled by a party that has institutionalised disruption, says Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on BJP MPs' protest against opposition.

11:56 hours: We had written to all states asking for data on it. 19 States responded, only Punjab reported four 'suspected' deaths due to oxygen shortage, says Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya.

11:55 hours: Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya is replying over the COVID-19 situation in India at Lok Sabha.

11:24 hours: BJP MPs protest against opposition leaders who are protesting over the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha lawmakers.

11:15 hours: Recap: During the debate in Lok Sabha over COVID-19 on Thursday, the MPs had expressed concern about Omicron variant and raised queries about "booster dose" and providing vaccination to the entire population of the country.

11:00 hours: Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya will reply today over the COVID-19 situation in India at Lok Sabha.

10:30 hours: Government, as per a media report, will table the bill to extend tenure of the CBI, ED directors for up to five years.

10:31 hours: Congress, RJD, CPI, CPI(M), NCP, DMK and AAP have jointly given Suspension of Business Notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha and demanded a discussion on the "alleged rigging of Municipal elections in Tripura."

10:12 hours: Recap: On Thursday too, the MPs had held a debate in Lok Sabha over the COVID-19 situation in India with 74 members expressing their views.

9:44 hours: Also Read - Jagran Explainer: When and how MPs are suspended from Parliament

9:30 hours: At 46th Session of UNHRC, India stressed its abiding commitment to the aspirations of Tamils of Sri Lanka. India believes that delivering on the legitimate aspirations of the Tamil community is in the best interests of Sri Lanka, said Ministry of External Affairs in a written reply Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

9:20 hours: The Ministry has taken up with foreign governments the need for easing travel restrictions on Indian students in foreign universities. Travel restrictions eased for Indian students to travel to many countries including the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Germany, etc, said Ministry of External Affairs in a written reply Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

As of 29 November, 99 countries provided for ease of travel for fully vaccinated Indians based on recognition of India’s Covid-19 Vaccination Certificates either through mutual recognition or through their universally applicable health protocols, it added.

9:15 hours: Congress MP Manickam Tagore has moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha "to discuss the killing of innocent farmers through rash driving by the son of MoS Home in Lakhimpur Kheri district, to direct the government to ensure the culprit punished and ask the PM to dismiss the MoS Home."

9:10 hours: It is expected that the members would also discuss the COVID-19 situation in India. So far, India has reported two cases of the Omicron variant. However, the government has said that there is no need to panic, but urged citizens to follow appropriate COVID-19 norms.

9:05 hours: The opposition leaders has said that their protest against the suspension of MPs would continue on Friday until the order is revoked. However, the Centre has refused to revoke the suspension, asking the MPs to apologise for their "unruly behaviour". 

9:00 hours: Hello and welcome to the LIVE blog of English Jagran where you can catch all the LIVE updates from day 5 of the Parliament winter session.

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