Parliament session LIVE Updates: Ever since the second half of the Budeget session commenced from March 5, the Parliament has been adjourned over vociferous protests from the opposition parties over a range of issues like PNB scam, Cauvery water board and Andhra Pradesh special category status.
Parliament session highlights: In order to transact crucial business in the remaining days, the government has decided to push the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill and the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill amid the chaos on Tuesday.
"During the UPA regime, nobody spoke about the economy being a bright spot in the global economy. Nobody said India is a fastest growing economy then, it only happened now," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
On the sidelines of a meeting at IIT-Guwahati last month, MoS HRD Satya Pal Singh said our ancestors had nowhere mentioned that they saw an ape turning into a man, thereby casting doubts on Darwin’s evolution theory.
Among the parties that boycotted proceedings after lunch include TMC, NCP, DMK, Samajwadi Party, CPI-M, CPI and the AAP. Members of the parties stayed away from the House when the proceedings resumed at 3 pm after two adjournments during the day
The joint committee on the FRDI Bill, 2017 have decided to seek extension of time up to the last day of Budget Session, 2018, as the report of the joint committee would not be ready for presentation by December 15.
Budget 2019: Indian Express Rural Affairs Editor Harish Damodaran and Consulting Editor Shaji Vikraman take a deep dive and explain fine prints of the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha today.