The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The Opposition had attacked the government for trying to benefit a particular corporate by seeking to amend the insolvency and bankruptcy code. However, the government said the amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) is intended to provide relief to homebuyers and the MSME sector.
The Rajya Sabha was adjourned following an uproar and sloganeering over the final draft Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC), a day after it was released. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, who has maintained that Assam NRC issue had a historical background as it was rooted in the Assam Accord, adjourned the Upper House till 11 am Wednesday as the ruckus continued. The Opposition leaders gathered in the Well as they protested, not allowing BJP chief Amit Shah to complete his statement on the matter.
On Monday, the Rajya Sabha witnessed multiple adjournments as Opposition parties created an uproar over the draft of Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC). The names of around 40 lakh people were missing from the ‘complete draft’ of NRC. The TMC, Congress, CPI(M) and SP criticised the Centre over the publication of the list, saying it puts “human rights and democratic rights” of people at stake.
Meanwhile, the Lok Sabha passed a Bill that allows death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Bill replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21.