Parliament Day 13 Highlights: Both Houses Adjourned Till Monday

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[caption id="attachment_184047" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Government Wants to Meet on GST, Says Congress Winter Session of Parliament Day 13[/caption] Winter Session of Parliament enters Day 13, with two sessions attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Day 7 and Day 12. However, on both days PM Modi did not participate in the demonetisation debate leading the Opposition to demand his 'active presence' in Parliament. Here are highlights: Rajya Sabha adjourned till Dec 5 amid uproar as Opposition raises "Tana Shahi nahi chalegi" slogans BJP issues whip asking BJP MPs in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to be present in both houses for entire next week Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 PM After discussion on various state & national level issues in zero hour of Rajya Sabha, opposition creates uproar as question hour starts TMC accuses RS is being is being mislead by MoS Defence Subhash Bhamre and no conclusive answer in being given by centre on Army deployment Uproar in RS as Subhash Bhamre, MoS Defence explains, "similar exercise was done in 2015 at the same location" Uproar in Rajya Sabha over the issue of deployment of army in West Bengal. This is an exercise carried out for our operational purposes: Major General Sunil Yadav on West Bengal army deployment There has been unfairness with Bengal CM. Its a big attack on the Indian consitution. Army should not be involved in politics: Mayawati in RS This is baseless, we deny this charge: Major General Sunil Yadav on army collecting money from people at the toll counters in WB Bengal was taken into confidence, it happened last year & last to last year. Let's not drag Army into controversy: Venkaiah Naidu in RS It is a sensitive matter as it pertains to the Army, let us not derail from important issues: Venkaiah Naidu in RS The centre must clarify it, in fact PM must clarify as to why state's rights are being impinged on: GN Azad in RS It seems out of the way. Army doesn't collect toll? There is no law and order issue in WB for Army to be deployed?: GN Azad in RS Saddening that a routine exercise has been made a controversy now: Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister in Lok Sabha Concerned officials were intimated by Army this year too. Original dates were 28,29 & 30Dec, were changed to 1st and 2nd Dec later: Parrikar It is army's routine exercise being carried out since many years, 19th and 21st November 2015 it had taken place too: Defence Minister in LS Leader of Opposition GN Azad raises the issue of Army deployment in West Bengal in RS TMC raises the issue of "army deployment in West Bengal" in Lok Sabha Opposition leaders meeting ends. Opposition concludes they are ready for debate with voting rule in LS & demand for PM's apology in RS PM was present in Rajya Sabha yesterday, but Congress wasn't ready.Clearly shows they are running from debate: Ananth Kumar,Parl Affairs Min Opposition doesn't actually want discussion, new demands & logic every time. They aren't even listening to the Speaker: MoS Fin AR Meghwal Rahul Gandhi chairing Cong Parl Party meet for the 1st time, Sonia Gandhi not present in meet. Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs present