Rajya Sabha members who are retiring in Nov 2020 include Hardeep Singh Puri, Neeraj Shekhar and Arun Singh of BJP, Samajwadi Party leaders Prof. Ram Gopal Yadav and Javed Ali Khan, Raj Babbar of Congress, Veer Singh of BSP.
The Congress and other parties had boycotted the proceedings of the House on Tuesday following the suspension of eight MPs and the demand to revoke the farm Bills.
Azad said the Opposition members will meet President Ram Nath Kovind regarding Farmers' Bill and tell him that there was no division of votes during the passage of Bills.
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that since 2015 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries and Rs 517.82 crores have been spent on them in total.
Tax notice to Sharad Pawar: Replyin to notice, the NCP chief retorted, 'they love some people'. He also showed solidarity with suspended RS MPs by observing a one-day fast.
The Rajya Sabha passed the bill amid several Opposition members, including those from Congress, Samajwadi Party and others walking out over the issue of suspension of eight parliamentarians and the farm-related bills.
The Union Finance Minister said that the government wants to bring in "proper management and make sure they are professionally run."
"Extremely anguished, in mental distress": The announcement was made by RS Dy Chairman Harivansh soon after he served tea and met the suspended MPs.
Dy Speaker Harivansh's tea for MPs: Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the conduct of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh as he served tea for MPs protesting at Parliament premises following their suspension for continuing with their protests against farm bills inside the Upper House.
8 MPs suspended: Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh brings tea for MPs protesting at Parliament premises following their suspension for continuing with their protests against farm bills inside the Upper House.