Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appeared before a district court in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur on Monday in connection with the violation of Model Code of Conduct during a public rally in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Tuesday formally submitted his resignation as a BJP MP from the House to the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday said that incidents of unparliamentary behaviour of public representatives have increased in recent years, which have tarnished the image of democratic institutions adding that collective efforts are needed to ensure discipline.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla arrived in Leh on Thursday to inaugurate the Parliamentary Outreach Programme for the empowerment of Panchayati Raj Institutions in the Union Territory on August 27.
The meeting is a part of the Congress party's efforts to unite various Opposition parties on key issues to set the platform to defeat Bharatiya Janata Party in the upcoming Assembly elections in five states.
In the upper house, Leader of the House Piyush Goyal demanded that the Chairman should constitute a special committee to enquire about the behaviour of the MPs, as done in Lok Sabha in the past, and "strict action should be taken... mere suspension will not work".
The opposition is continuously creating a ruckus in both houses of Parliament over the Pegasus espionage scandal, agricultural reform laws, inflation and many other issues. The 127th Constitution Amendment Bill, passed in the Lok Sabha with the support of the opposition, may be passed by the Rajya Sabha today.
The BJP has issued a whip to its Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs asking them to be present in both the houses of Parliament and other important meetings on August 10 and 11.
Justifying the ongoing ruckus in Parliament over the Pegasus espionage scandal, the opposition has once again given a clear message of not compromising on its demand for a discussion on it in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
The unity of the opposition parties has increased the aggression of the political battle with the BJP that has broken out in Parliament over the Pegasus spying scandal.