Parliament says no to Winter Session, but State Assemblies say aye to short sessions
However, in all cases the ruling party in the state held the session as it wanted key legislations, like the bill against "love jihad" and supplementary budgets, or resolutions (e.g. against the three farm laws in non-BJP ruled states) passed. In all cases, be it Parliament or a state assembly, the opposition wanted the winter session to be held and the government concerned bowed to the demand ostensibly only to pass its favoured bills.
Government cancelled winter session to avoid questions on its failures: CPI-M
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DMK slams Centre over its decision to not to hold winter session of Parliament
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Govt says no winter session due to COVID-19, suggests budget session in January; Cong slams
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has reportedly written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla requesting that a session be held to discuss the farmers' protest and the issues raised by them, but his request was denied on grounds of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Winter Session: 5 new MLCs introduced in Maharashtra Council
Five MLCs elected in the December 1 polls were introduced in the Maharashtra Legislative Council on Monday, the first day of its two-day winter session.
Maharashtra legislature winter session: Supplementary demands, Shakti Act in focus
The opposition BJP will seek to corner the Shiv Sena- led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government with a leader saying on Friday the party will raise issues related to COVID-19 "mismanagement" and inadequate relief to flood and cyclone-hit hit farmers.
Law against 'love jihad' during next session: Karnataka Minister
The anti-cow slaughter bill will be introduced during the ongoing winter session of the Karnataka legislature, while a law against "love jihad" will be taken up in the next session, State Revenue Minister R Ashoka said on Monday.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to Om Birla; seeks early commencement of the winter session
Ahead of the government-farmers negotiation on Thursday, the outcome of which would dictate the future political play, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reiterated the party’s opposition to the new farms laws and said anything short of repealing these “black laws” would be “a betrayal” of India and its farmers.
Convene winter session of Parliament at earliest: Manish Tewari
The Lok Sabha MP from Anandpur Sahib in Punjab said parliamentarians "owe it to the country to lead by example by not avoiding our duties because of COVID".
Congress leader Adhir urges LS speaker to convene winter session to discuss farmers' protest, COVID vaccine
"There are a number of very important issues that the nation is facing in present times. The most notable among them are the ongoing farmers' agitation and the status/preparation of the COVID-19 vaccine," the letter read.
Parliament may skip winter session, reopen January-end, before Budget
With virus cases on the rise in the national capital, Parliament is unlikely to be convened before the last week of January, raising the possibility that there may be no winter session. However, the Centre, sources told TOI, has decided to defer the winter session to next year, and club it with the budget session at the end of January. The budget is presented on February 1.
Govt decides dates: Om Birla on holding Winter Session of Parliament
"The Lok Sabha secretariat is prepared to hold the parliament session. As far as dates are concerned, it is decided by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs," Birla said.
Winter session of Odisha assembly begins, CM joins through video link
The proceeding of the fifth session of the 16th assembly began with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik moving an obituary reference to former speaker Sarat Kumar Kar, former government chief whip Gurupada Nanda, ex-MLA Kartikeswar Patra, and the COVID warriors who died on duty.
Winter session of Karnataka legislature from December 7
Due to prevailing COVID-19 situation, the monsoon session held in September was curtailed by two days.
Coronavirus impact: Winter and Budget sessions of Parliament may be clubbed together
The winter session of parliament usually starts from the last week of November or the first week of December, while the budget session starts from the last week of January and the Union Budget is tabled on February 1.