The government has listed the contentious triple talaq bill for consideration and passage in the Rajya Sabha today. The bill has already been passed by the Lok Sabha by a voice vote amidst a walkout by Congress, Samajwadi Party, Trinamool Congress, DMK and others. The bill was passed by the 16th Lok Sabha but could not pass the Rajya Sabha hurdle.
Check all the latest updates of July 30 here:
10:52 pm: AICC has expelled 14 disqualified MLAs from the party.
10:00 pm: Lok Sabha passes The Code on Wages Bill, 2019.
9:30 pm: Fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani Army is reported from Uri and Handwara sectors of the line of control in Kashmir.
8:44 pm: Two intruders killed by army encounter at Baktur area of Gurez near Line of Control (LoC) in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
7:30 pm: Rajya Sabha passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019.
6:02 pm: Top Jaish commander Fayaz Panzoo, associate gunned down in Kashmir's Bijbehara.
5:13 pm: Parliament Budget Session: Lok Sabha passes Consumer Protection Bill 2019.
4:30 pm: Maharashtra state cabinet decides to exempt the film 'Super 30' from State GST.
3:40 pm: Supreme Court will continue hearing arguments tomorrow on whether the pleas challenging the Constitution Amendment, that gives 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of general category, could be heard by Constitution Bench.
2:35 pm: BJP is using the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for political advantages. The state (Tamil Nadu) already has Q-branch which deals with such terror modules then why should NIA conduct raids&arrest people bypassing state agencies? DMK President MK Stalin.
2:16 pm: YSR Congress party will oppose Triple Talaq Bill and vote against it: YSR Congress Party leader, Vijay Sai Reddy.
2:10 pm: Congress Rajya Sabha MP, Sanjay Singh resigns from the party.
1:55 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds meeting with state ministers, chief secretary, principal secretary and other officers over flood situation in the state.
1:40 pm: J&K govt hasn't issued any orders. Don't pay attention to rumours. Everything is normal&fine.Lal Chowk par aap cheenkte bhi hain toh Governor House tak woh khabar ban jati hai ki bomb phata hai: Governor SP Malik.
1:10 pm: NCP's Vaibhav Pichad and Kalidas Kolambkar (who resigned from the MLA post & membership of Congress yesterday) submit their resignations from Assembly to Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Haribhau Bagade.
01:00 pm: Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Deve Gowda arrives at the residence of former Karnataka CM, SM Krishna in Bengaluru. SM Krishna's son-in-law & founder-owner Cafe Coffee Day, VG Siddhartha has gone missing in Mangaluru.
12:50 pm: FIR registered against Abdullah Azam Khan, son of Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, over "discrepancy in age proof documents submitted for passport".
12:35 pm: "Shocked by VG Siddhartha’s sudden disappearance. Hope he is safe & found soon. Siddharth is an exceptional entrepreneur who introduced millions of Indians to coffee. His is the ugliest example of how agency persecution is wrecking India’s growth story. (SIC)," said Congress leader Milind Deora.
12:25 pm: Delhi HC refuses early hearing on CBI appeal challenging acquittal of ex-Union minister A Raja and others in 2G case.
12:20 pm: BJP MLA Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri files nomination for election to the post of Karnataka Assembly Speaker, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa accompanied him.
12:15 pm: Three kanwariyas were killed and seven injured after they came under a speeding truck at a village, about 20 km from here on Hisar-Chandigarh road, police said on Tuesday.
12:15 pm: Our team reached Lucknow to meet Unnao rape victim, her family, DGP, IO and SSP. The team met mother of the victim but couldn't meet the victim as the doctor advised against it. Team to meet UP DGP today: NCW.
12:15 pm: Ravi Shankar Prasad tables Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha.
12:10 pm: The letter purportedly written by Shri VG Siddhartha which is circulating is dated July 27th: DK Shivakumar.
12:05 pm: Accident of Unnao rape victim is unfortunate and condemnable. It has shocked women of the country. Her father was beaten by police on instructions of BJP leaders, FIR was registered after she tried to immolate herself. It's natural that ppl are questioning government and the BJP MLA.
12:00 pm: The water level in the river has gone up to a serious level because of heavy rain in the coastal Karnataka.
11:55 am: IT Department attaches Rs 254 crore worth of benami equity shares held in name of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath: Officials.
11:50 am: As per sources, investment Rs 254 crore were generated through over-invoicing of imports of solar panel by another group company namely HEPCL facilitated through shell companies of a Dubai based operator who's an accused in VVIP Chopper scam.
11:45 am: We are conducting search & rescue operation. 8 teams conducting search along with Coast Guard and NDRF. We have also asked for support from Navy, Karwar: Dist Commissioner, Dakshin Kannada, Sasikanth Senthil on VG Siddhartha missing case.
11:32 am: It should not be politicised, CBI inquiry is already underway, FIR has been registered. Government is investigating with impartiality: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Pralhad Joshi in Lok Sabha on accident of Unnao rape victim.
11:20 am: Pilots Lt Col Saqib and Lt Col Waseem (in pic) lost their lives in Pakistan Army aircraft crash near Mora Kalu in Rawalpindi, today.
11:15 am: BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje has also written to Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh seeking help of central government to trace missing founder & owner of Cafe Coffee Day, VG Siddhartha.
11:00 am: Triple Talaq bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha at 12 pm today. We have 11 bills pending to be passed today. So far, 15 bills have been passed in both Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha. 6 bills have been passed only in Lok Sabha and 4 bills only in Rajya Sabha: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi
10:55 am: Former Karnataka CM, HD Kumaraswamy visits residence of former union minister SM Krishna. His son-in-law, VG Siddhartha has been missing from Mangaluru.
Bengaluru: Former Karnataka CM, HD Kumaraswamy visits residence of former union minister SM Krishna. His son-in-law, VG Siddhartha has been missing from Mangaluru. pic.twitter.com/SZUhskm6SE— ANI (@ANI) July 30, 2019
10:45 am: 17 people, including 5 crew members and 12 civilians have lost their lives after a Pakistan Army aircraft crashed near Mora Kalu in Rawalpindi, today.
10:30 am: President Donald Trump's choice of a lawmaker with limited experience to oversee the massive US intelligence community has sparked concerns over the possible politicization of crucial national security decisions.
10:20 am: BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje meets Union Home Minister Amit Shah, submits a letter to him, seeking help of central government to trace missing founder & owner of Cafe Coffee Day,VG Siddhartha.
10:15 am: Family of Unnao rape victim sitting on protest outside King George's Medical University trauma center, where the victim is being treated. Family says, "Kuldeep Sengar should be punished as soon as possible & Mahesh Singh (uncle of victim) should be released from jail."
10:10 am: BK Kuthiala, former Vice-Chancellor of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism & Communication, asked by Special Judge, Bhopal to "present himself before the court tomorrow" & "failure to do so will result in attaching of his personal property".
10:05 am: All India Trinamool Congress issues whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present in the House today and following two days.
10:00 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah to hold a meeting on Jammu and Kashmir, today. BJP Working President, JP Nadda, BJP General Secretary (Organizations) BL Santosh, J&K BJP President Ravinder Rana and former J&K Deputy CM Kavinder Gupta to attend the meeting.
9:55 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives for BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, at the Parliament premises; the meeting is underway now.