Monsoon Parliament Session: List Of Bills To Be Introduced In Ongoing Proceedings
The Monsoon Parliament Session started on July 18, and is scheduled to propose a bunch of bills, which would be discussed for approval. Some of the highlighted bills are, Coffee (development) and promotion bill, Development of Enterprises and Services Hubs Bill, Competition (Amendment) Bill, Old Grant (Regulation) Bill, The Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill, Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, Family Courts (Amendment) Bill. The… read-more
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Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Stormy Monsoon Parliament Session Begins On July 18
The 2022 Monsoon-Parliament-Session is to begin on July 18. During the stormy session, 32 bills are likely to be proposed to pass. Furthermore, on Day 1 of the session, a detailed discussion over the prohibited words in Parliamentary will also be held. Besides, the opposition will also raise, the misuse of independent investigative agencies, the Agnipath Scheme, price rise, and other issues. Moreover, the Monsson-Session will end on August… read-more
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Monsoon Session Sees 2nd Highest Count Of Bills Passed Since 2014
The recently concluded monsoon session passed the second-highest number of bills since 2014 despite having excessive disturbance and disruption caused throughout. Reportedly, a total of 1.1 bills per day were passed in 17 days despite many hours lost on the opposition's protests. Among the 19 bills were Taxation Laws Bill, Tribunals Reform Bill, and more. Reportedly, the 2020 monsoon session has seen the highest bill count since 2014.
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Monsoon Session May Be Curtailed Due To Pegasus Row
The government may shorten the Monsoon Session that was to end on August 13, citing the Pegasus turmoil by the opposition for nine consecutive sessions or an impending COVID-19 menace, said sources on July 30. “The government is ready to discuss every people-related issue in Parliament, but the Opposition does not want that," a minister said. He also assured that the government will initiate more efforts for smooth functioning.
Tags: pegasus spyware, monsoon session, Covid-19, Opposition
Delhi To Witness Another Farmers' Protest; Security Tightened
Delhi to witness farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar starting July 22 from 11 am to 5 pm amid the ongoing parliament Monsoon session. However, only 200 people have been allowed for demonstration and are required to strictly follow Covid-19 protocols. Farmer leader Darshan Pal Singh said, “Farmers will hold 'Kisan Sansad' at Parliament street. We will discuss the agrarian crisis, three farm laws, and MSP."
Tags: monsoon session, Indian government, Agriculture, Farmers' Protest, jantar mantar
Courtesy: The Quint
Severe Rainfall In Mumbai, Surrounding Areas; IMD Issues Alert
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of moderate to intense rainfall in Mumbai and surrounding areas of Palghar, Thane, and Raigad on July 21. According to IMD, various districts like Navi Mumbai, and Thane have been issues an Orange alert, while Mumbai is on the Yellow alert. Different parts of the city have faced waterlogging after continuous rainfall for over a week.
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Centre Likely To Table 23 Bills In Upcoming Parliament Session
The Centre will likely table 23 bills, in the upcoming monsoon session scheduled to commence on July 19. A mix of the existing and new bills are expected to be introduced. Out of the 23 bills, the DNA Technology Bill, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill 2021, and The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019 will be introduced.
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Karnataka: Land Reforms (Amendment) Act Passed; Opposition Criticises Move
Karnataka State Assembly on September 26 passed the 'Karnataka Land Reforms Act (Amendment) Bill 2020'. The bill allows 'non-agriculturalists to buy agricultural land' and drops the clause regarding the 'income limit to buy land'. While opposing the bill, opposition leader Siddaramaiah said that the state government was acting under the pressure of corporate lobbyists and former CM H D Kumaraswamy said that it has caused anxiety in farmers.… read-more
Tags: Karnataka, monsoon session, Farmers, Land reforms act
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Gujarat Govt Says Unable to Furnish Data On 'Atmanirbhar Gujarat Sahay Yojana'
Gujarat government informed in the state assembly that it was unable to furnish data regarding the usage of Rs 14,022 crore under 'Atmanirbhar Gujarat Sahay Yojana'. Replying to questions on the beneficiaries, the Industries Minister said the Atmanirbhar package was spread across various departments and it cannot collect data in 'short-notice'. CM Vijay Rupani said if officials were directed to collect data, it could affect their work on… read-more
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Gujarat Passes Bill to Prevent Land Grabbing; Introduces Jail Term Of 10 Years
Gujarat Assembly on September 24 unanimously passed a bill that prohibits land grabbing in the state. Under The Gujarat Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill, 2020, land grabbers will incur a jail term of minimum ten years, which may extend up to 14 years. Besides, the accused will bear the burden of proving not guilty. Bill also proposes to set up a special court for fast trials of such cases.
Tags: Gujarat, monsoon session, Amendment, Land Grabbers