Parliament Live Updates: Congress gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha
Here are the live updates from the upper and lower houses of Parliament:
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha continued to till Thursday midnight discussed the demands for grants for the Railway Ministry. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is likely to reply to the debate on Friday afternoon, following which the demands for grants will be put to vote. In the Rajya Sabha, discussion on Union Budget will continue on Friday. The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019, will also be taken up today.
Here are the live updates from the Parliament:
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Lok Sabha agenda for Friday:
• Arjun Ram Meghwal to make a statement on government business for the week commencing Monday, July 15.
• Motion for election to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, to be moved by Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan.
• Motion for election to the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, to be moved by Dr Vardhan
• Motion for election to the National Tiger Conservation Authority by Prakash Javadekar
• Discussion on Union budget and voting on the demands for grants under the control of the Ministry of Railways for 2019-20.
• Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to move Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019
• Discussion and voting on the demands for grants under the control of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for 2019-20.
• Supriya Sule to move for leave to introduce a bill to establish an authority to oversee the payment of financial assistance including ex-gratia lump sum honorarium of rupees two crore, provision of medical facilities, education and housing allowance, reservation up to five per cent.
• Rahul Shewale to move for leave to introduce a bill further to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is likely to reply to the Railways debate Friday afternoon, following which the demands for grants will be put to vote. In the Rajya Sabha, discussion on Union Budget will resume today.
During the Lok Sabha debate on Railways on Thursday, the Opposition accused the NDA of trying to sell off Railways' assets instead of focusing on services. The BJP, however, asserted that Indian Railways is breaking new ground every day, especially in areas of infrastructure and safety.