Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: SC/ST Amendment Act To Be Introduced In Parliament, Says Rajnath Singh

The national commission for backward classes bill is back in the Lok Sabha to debate the amendments discussed in the Rajya Sabha.

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Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: SC/ST Amendment Act To Be Introduced In Parliament, Says Rajnath Singh

Parliament Moonsoon Session: Several bills are pending in lower house.

Parliament is witnessing stormy scenes as opposition parties, led by Congress, have questioned the government over the SC/ST Bill. Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities ordinance should be brought soon. In his reply, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Bill was passed yesterday and that the government will get it passed in this session of parliament."

Opposition parties led by the Congress are planning to submit a letter to M Venkaiah Naidu expressing unhappiness over the way they are not being allowed to speak in the House. This is the first time that such a letter is being sent to the Rajya Sabha chairman. Leaders from Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party and Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party have agreed to the move.

Here are the highlights of day-11 of monsoon session in parliament


Aug 02, 2018
15:25 (IST)
Aug 02, 2018
15:11 (IST)
BJP issues three line whip to its Lok Sabha MPs for today and tomorrow, reports news agency ANI.
Aug 02, 2018
14:24 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day following opposition
Aug 02, 2018
14:18 (IST)
Aug 02, 2018
13:34 (IST)
SC/ST Amendment Act To Be Introduced In Parliament: Rajnath Singh
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said a Bill to amend the SC/ST Atrocities Prevention Act, cleared by the Cabinet on Wednesday, will be introduced in Parliament in the ongoing session for consideration and passage."
Aug 02, 2018
12:25 (IST)
Aug 02, 2018
12:23 (IST)
The bill has already been passed in the cabinet: Rajnath Singh


"I don't understand why Kharge ji is even bringing this up in Parliament today... When yesterday itself, the cabinet has approved the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act. This is in line with Supreme Court guidelines."
Aug 02, 2018
12:20 (IST)
Mallikarjun Kharge On SC/ST Amendment Act

  • Why is there no ordinance on the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act?
  •  Thousands are dying every day. We request that the bill be brought in Parliament.
  •  We will all pass it tomorrow itself.
Aug 02, 2018
11:39 (IST)
List of Bills for consideration and passing
Lok Sabha
 
*The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018 
*The National Sports University Bill, 2018
*The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017

Rajya Sabha

*The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 
Bills for Consideration and Passing:
*The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018
*The National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018
*The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018
*The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2018*
The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 
*The Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018
Aug 02, 2018
11:05 (IST)
Aug 02, 2018
11:04 (IST)
Venkaiah Naidu: Upset Opposition To Send Rajya Sabha's Venkaiah Naidu A Sharp Message
Opposition parties led by the Congress are planning to write a rare protest letter to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, to complain against what they allege, is his partisan role in conducting the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha."
Aug 02, 2018
11:04 (IST)
This is the first time that such a letter is being sent to the Rajya Sabha chairman.
Aug 02, 2018
11:03 (IST)
Opposition parties led by the Congress are planning to write a rare protest letter to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, to complain against what they allege, is his partisan role in conducting the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha.
Aug 02, 2018
11:02 (IST)
For updates on Day 10 of monsoon session, click here
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