New Delhi: It's Day 5 of the Monsoon session of Parliament. On Thursday, during a debate in the Rajya Sabha on a reported spike in instances mob violence in recent months, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said killings in the name of "sentiments" being hurt due to cow slaughter is unacceptable and stern action is taken against those indulging in such violence.
Here are the updates from the fifth day of the Monsoon session of Parliament:
"China has a long history of bullying smaller nations," said Rajya Sabha lawmaker Rajeev Chandrasekhar on India-China standoff.
Opposition members in the Rajya Sabha, including those from the Congress, sough initiation of privilege proceedings against certain media houses for disseminating the expunged remarks of an Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal, leading to a brief adjournment of the proceedings.
Bill for withdrawal in the Rajya Sabha:
The North-Eastern Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013.
Bills for consideration and passing:
The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017.
The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
Bill to be introduced in the Lok Sabha today:
The State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017.
Bills for consideration and passing in the Lok Sabha:
The Indian Institutes of Information
Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
The Right of Children to Free and
Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill,2017.
The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
Private members' business.
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