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Aug 05, 2013 at 06:17pm IST

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3:20 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after uproar by two TDP members against creation of Telangana.

3:06 PM: Some Lok Sabha Members enter the Well of the House demanding united Andhra while some demand Bodoland. The House is adjourned for the day.

3:03 PM: Lok Sabha resumes but uproar for seeking a united Andhra continues.

2:44 PM: Chidambaram speaks on Telangana in Rajya Sabha

2:41 PM: Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal speaks on Telangana in the Rajya Sabha.

2:37 PM: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi says the government is responsible for running the House and they are creating disruptions through their own MPs.

2:36 PM: When asked if the decision to suspend IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal is right, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav says yes.

2:24 PM: Defence Minister AK Antony and Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh meet Seemandhra MPs.

2:22 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2:35 PM.

2:19 PM: Minister of State for Home Affairs RPN Singh makes a statement on Uttarakhand flood in Rajya Sabha.

2:13 PM: Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Aggarwal said in Rajya Sabha that there should be more days in the Monsoon Session.

2:05 PM: Seemandhra MPs continues to shout slogans in Rajya Sabha against Telangana.

2:03 PM: Rajya Sabha Chairperson says discussion will be allowed on Telangana and smaller states on Monday.

2:03 PM: Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 PM over demand for united Andhra

2:03 PM: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla says Finance Minister P Chidambaram will make a statement on Telangana in both Houses on Monday.

2:01 PM: Lok Sabha resumes but demand for united Andhra continues

2:01 PM: Wildlife Protection amendment bill introduced in Rajya Sabha.

12:24 PM: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav speaks in Lok Sabha.

12:12 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM following protest by Seemandhra MPs against Telangana.

12:08 PM: Rajya Sabha Chairperson tells Seemandhra MPs that discussion will be allowed and asks what is their demand now? He says Home Minister is unwell and MPs cannot take the House to ransom.

12:06 PM: Seemandhra MPs shout slogans 'Save Andhra Pradesh' in Rajya Sabha protesting against the creation of Telangana.

12:05 PM: There is ruckus in Rajya Sabha over demand of smaller states.

12:03 PM: Rajya Sabha chairperson said subjects were listed on Monday morning and there will be meeting on all the subjects.

11:56 AM Lok Sabha adjourned following uproar over decision to create separate Telengana.

11:35 AM: Some Lok Sabha MPs entered the Well of the House demanding united Andhra and raised slogan "We want one state". While others raised slogans seeking separate states of Gorkhaland and Bodoland.

11:33 AM: There is uproar in the Lok Sabha as MPs raise slogans seeking united Andhra and some demand statehood for Bodoland.

11:27 AM: Two TDP Rajya Sabha MPs protested against Telangana. Another MP was also in the Well on the Bodoland issue. None of the MPS raised the issue of suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal.

11:22 AM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 pm as Seemandhra MPs protested in the Well of the House.

11:03 AM: DMK leader Kanimozhi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP. RJD leaders Prabhunath Singh takes oath as Lok Sabha MP.

10:58 AM: Cricketer-turned Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar is present in the House along with his wife Anjali Tendulkar.

The Monsoon Session of Parliament is crucial for the government for the passage of the Food Security Bill. The government needs the support of Samajwadi Party to pass the bill but there has been a war of words between the SP and UPA over the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal.

The SP has categorically ruled out revoking the suspension on the officer and has slammed the Centre for what it calls interference in the matter. In an indication that the SP is in the mood to take on the government it has said that it will not support the Food Bill unless there are some amendments.

Meanwhile, the BSP said it will raise the issue of suspension of IAS officer in Parliament.

The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to corner the government on issues ranging from economy, falling rupee to Uttarakhand tragedy, Food Security Bill.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appealed to all sections of the House "to ensure that this session is truly productive". He said a lot of time was wasted in the last two sessions and the government was willing to discuss every issue on the floor of the House. He added, "I hope the Opposition will cooperate with the government."

Of all the bills tabled in the Parliamnet, he said, Food Security Bill was the most important. "I hope Parliament allows us to convert the ordinance into a bill," he added.

On the issue of suspension of IAS oficer Durga Shakti Nagpal by the Uttar Pradesh government, he said the rules will be followed. "We are in touch with the state government to get all the details."

Meanwhile, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said the government is willing to extend the duration of the session beyong August 30 in order to pass the bills.

Speaker of Lok Sabha Meira Kumar has said that the leaders of all the political parties has ensured that the House will run smoothly.

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