Chakshu Roy from PRS Legislative Research explains how a Chair decides if the voting will take place through a voice vote and the rules on suspension of MPs.
On Wednesday, the trend continued with the Rajya Sabha approving the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020.
Higher government spending in agriculture, and not the much touted reform measures, is central to any hope for economic revival in India, believes TISS Professor and economist R Ramakumar.
The Opposition has boycotted the remaining session of the Rajya Sabha.
On Tuesday morning while deputy chairman Harivansh offered tea to the protesting MPs, they refused, so now he is going on a one-day fast.
The MPs protests outside Parliament received the support of a large number of opposition leaders.
Some of the most biting commentary on major news events in recent times has comes from India's political cartoonists.
The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced by Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in the Upper House on Saturday to replace an ordinance issued by the government in April.
Wide-ranging discrepancies in official numbers are indicative of the Modi government's emphasis on managing the public narrative rather than the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.
The medical body said the govt's statement is an 'abandonment of the national heroes who have stood up for our people'.