Parliament Monsoon Session: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday told the Rajya Sabha that the proposed amendments in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code are aimed at ensuring greater clarity in the debt resolution process. She said the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Bill has been brought to remove grey areas and ensure that no interpretations which are against the original intent of the Act prevail.
Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar as soon as its proceedings began as Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan tendered an apology for his “sexist remarks” against BJP’s Rama Devi who was looking over the proceedings of the House on July 25. “I have been an MLA for nine times, a minister several times, a Rajya Sabha member too. I was a parliamentary Affairs Minister too. I know legislative procedures. However, if my words hurt anyone, I hereby apologise,” Khan said.
On the other hand, an uproar was created in the Rajya Sabha as the opposition brought up the Unnao incident and demanded a CBI investigation in the accident. On Sunday, Unnao rape victim, who had accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of sexually assaulting her in 2017, and her lawyer were critically injured and two of her aunts were killed when the car in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Gurubakshganj area of Rae Bareli.