Parliament proceedings live | Both Houses to resume proceedings
The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha. Rajya Sabha passed the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021.
Protests by the Opposition against Pegasus snooping issue and Farmers’ laws are going as the Parliament passed bills without proper discussion
Here are today’s updates:
Lok Sabha | 11.15 am
Jamyang Namgyal (BJP) speaks on environmental issues in the Himalayan regions.
Bhupendra Yadav says the government is setting up Himalaya observation centres. “Education, awareness and training is also provided,” he says.
Lok Sabha | 11.10 am
Sunil Kumar (BJP) asks a question on institutional deliveries.
MoS Health Bharati Pawar tries to answer, but the Opposition protests get louder. Senior Minister Mansukh Mandaviya intervenes says, “Dr. Pawar, a doctor from the tribal community wants to answer for the first time in the Lok Sabha, but the Opposition is intent on insulting her and is refusing to listen.”
“The Opposition doesn’t want to listen to a woman and a doctor on an important issue of the health of our women and mothers,” he adds.
“Maternal Mortality Rates have gone down. The government is committed to bringing this rate down further.”
Rajya Sabha | 11.10 am
Some Opposition Members begin hooting when Minister Hardeep Singh Puri stands up to lay on the table his statement pertaining to Housing and Urban Affairs.
Lok Sabha | 11 am
Lok Sabha proceedings begin.
Speaker Om Birla is in the Chair.
Speaker Birla mentions that today marks 76 years of the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and on August 9 in Nagasaki. “Even today, citizens of those cities are facing the consequences of the bomb. Let us dedicate ourselves to world peace.”
Mr. Birla applauds Ravi Dahiya for winning the silver medal for wrestling at the Tokyo Olympics.
Question Hour begins.
The Opposition starts protesting. Opposition MPs rush to the Well shouting slogans.
Rajya Sabha | 11 am
Proceedings begin in the Rajya Sabha.
The Deputy Chairman Harivansh, presiding over the House, congratulates Ravi Dahiya for winning Silver medal at the TOkyo Olympics.
Papers being laid on the table of the House.
Bill for Consideration and Passing:
Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021
Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2021
Situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic in the country
Private Members’ Business
Private Members’ Legislative Business
Bills for consideration and passing:
The Safeguarding and Adjudicating Farmers’ Economic Rights Commission Bill, 2018
The State Reorganization Commission Bill, 2019
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (amendment of articles 217 and 224)
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (amendment of article 343)
The Population Regulation Bill, 2019