Indian Parliament Live: Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over religion conversion issue

New Delhi: The opposition MPs on Thursday continued to attack the NDA government in Rajya Sabha raising the issue of forcible religious conversions, even the conversion ceremony in Aligarh has been put off. The standoff between the government and Opposition is putting a question mark on the fate of the pro reforms Insurance Bill.

Indian Parliament Live: Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over religion conversion issue

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, ” Government has no intention of being arrogant, we want this house to function.”

He further added, “Fact that one house is functioning properly and other is not allowed to function, means It’s arrogance of numbers and not the government”


12:15 IST Thursday, 18 December 2014

Rajya Sabha adjourned for 15 minutes after oppn creates uproar demanding PM’s presence in House.


Following is the Parliament Schedule for Dec 18, 2014


  1. Calling attention on situation arising out of hike in prices of life saving drugs
  2. Lokpal and Lokayuktas and other related Law (Amendment) Bill, 2014
  3. Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Bill, 2014 4. Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2014
  4. Discussion on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
  5. Discussion on need to take effective steps to curb Chit Fund scams


  1. Obituary reference
  2. Short Duration discussion on India’s engagement with its strategic partners
  3. Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2008
  4. Appropriation (No.4) Bill, 2014
  5. Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2014

Input source via PTI

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