Parliament Monsoon Session 2017: Today is the twelfth day.
Today is Day 12 of the Monsoon session of Parliament. There will be a discussion and voting on Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2017-18 and Demands for Excess Grants (General) for 2014-15 in Lok Sabha. The Banking Reguation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, The Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill, 2017, The Integrated Goods and Services Tax, (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill, 2017 will be considered and passed in the lower house. Rajya Sabha will start with the discussion on the situation arising out of violation of conditions of Letter of Permit by foreign trawlers in deep sea fishing in Indian seas and the action taken by the Government on it. After which The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016, The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017, The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 will be considered and passed. Then Minister of Labour and Employment, Bandaru Dattatreya to move for leave to withdraw The Participation of Workers in Management Bill, 1990 bill.
Here are the updates from the twelfth day of the Monsoon session of Parliament:
Demonetisation has led to squeezing of terror funds, including in Jammu and Kashmir, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM over Congress protests over NOTA provision for polls to the Upper House.
Subsidised LPG now costs Rs. 477.46 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi. It was priced at Rs. 419.18 in June last year.
As opposition continues uproar over decision to raise LPG prices by Rs 4 per month, the Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till noon.
The government has ordered state-run oil companies to raise subsidised cooking gas (LPG) prices by Rs. 4 per cylinder every month to eliminate all the subsidies by March next year, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.
Rajya Sabha adjourned briefly after opposition uproar over decision to raise LPG prices by Rs 4 per month.