Parliament Monsoon Session Live Updates: With the Monsoon Session entering its last week from Monday, the government has listed four bills related to the Finance Ministry for passage in the Rajya Sabha to get them Parliament’s nod.
Last week, the government rushed through eight bills through the house in 3 hours 25 minutes, amid the opposition alleging that the government is undermining Parliament. The Centre has blamed the opposition for the stalemate and for not resolving the issue.
In total, ten bills — including The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and The Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 — have been passed by both Houses.
Here are Live Updates:
– According to the list for business for Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move The Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021, which seeks to amend the Cinematograph Act, 1952, the Customs Act, 1962, the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994, the Trade Marks Act, 1999, and the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001.
– She will also move The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021 for passage
– Both these bills have been passed by the Lok Sabha.