Fresh from its Assembly polls successes, a confident Narendra Modi-led NDA government is expected to push for the passage of key economic bills, including on the insurance sector, in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning from Monday.
Presentation of Budget, TDP government`s white papers on different sectors, its proposed `vision documents` for development and poll promises like farm loan waiver would be part of the agenda of Andhra Pradesh Assembly`s Budget session which begins here on Monday.
At a time when Parliament is facing repeated disruptions in the Budget session, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that passage of any bill in the din is "failure of Parliament" and trooping into the well of the House is an expression of anger, not dissent.
The 42-day-long Budget Session of Parliament begins from Monday and will have 28 sittings. During this period, Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government`s first Railway and General Budgets on July 8 and July 10 respectively.
Ruling out any immediate hike in prices of LPG and kerosene, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the new government will continue with the policy of subsidising commonly used cooking fuels.
A bill seeking to establish a national database of academic awards in electronic format will be re-introduced in the Budget Session of Parliament with certain amendments like eliminating the role of any agent to safeguard students` interest.
Amid the possibility of a decision being taken on the issue of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha this week ahead of the Budget Session, Congress on Sunday said it has a "natural claim" to the post and any attempt to scuttle it can only be termed as "autocratic".
The Budget Session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly got off to a stormy start on Thursday with the Opposition MLAs raising anti-government slogans and staging protests over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.