Parliament live: SPG (Amendment) Bill passed in Rajya Sabha, Congress stages walkout
The Legislative Business in the Lok Sabha on Monday will have two important Bills for consideration and passing on Tuesday. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 will be moved by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The Bill is to further amend the Income-Tax Act, 1961 and to amend the Finance (No.2) Act, 2019.
New Delhi: The Legislative Business in the Lok Sabha had two important Bills for consideration and passing on Tuesday. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 was moved by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The Bill is to further amend the Income-Tax Act, 1961 and to amend the Finance (No.2) Act, 2019.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah moved the Arms (Amendment) Bill 2019 to amend the Arms Act, 1959.
Meanwhile, Shah also moved the Special Protection Group (Amendment), 2019 Bill in Rajya Sabha, seeking amendment to the Special Protection Group Act, 1988 for consideration and passage. The bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha, finally. the bills have been passed by the Lok Sabha.
The Tuesday's list of Business in Rajya Sabha also included the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019 and the tabling of reports by some important committees and ministeries.
Here are latest updates from the Winter Session of Parliament:
Congress walks out saying the party is dissatisfied with Home Minister Amit Shah's reply on SPG Bill amendment.
The Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed by Rajya Sabha. Congress had staged walkout from the House.
Laws should be same for everyone; it can't be specially made for just one family. We aren't against the family, we're against family-ism: Amit Shah
This is the 5th amendment in the SPG Act. This amendment is not brought in by keeping Gandhis in mind, but, one thing that I can say for sure is that the previous 4 amendments were done by keeping only one family in mind: Amit Shah
This Bill hasn't been brought keeping in mind the Gandhi Family. There's no connection between the two. The SPG has been taken away after proper threat assessment on them: Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha on SPG Bill: It's not true that we've brought the SPG Bill by keeping only Gandhi family in mind. Security from Gandhis was withdrawn after the threat assessment analysis even before bringing this bill.
DMK opposes the bill, calls it politically motivated.
Congress: The govt must discharge its obligations .securty should not be given according to whims and fancies.
One Nation One Ration Card to be implemented from June 2020.
Lok Sabha takes up The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019, for discussion.
At many places (rural) in my constituency, schools are being operated in open. Children in villages are not receiving quality education. I demand that public-private partnership model be implemented in school education: Hema Malini, BJP MP from Mathura
MHA in Lok Sabha: There has been increase in the number of infiltration attempts from across the border. During the 88 day period from 5th August 2019 - 31st October 2019 there have been 84 such attempts as against 53 such attempts from 9th May 2019 - 4th August 2019.
MHA in Lok Sabha on Infiltration & attacks after removal of Art 370, in Kashmir: Incidents of terrorist violence declined after 5th August. From 5th August 2019-27th November 2019, there have been 88 such incidents as compared to 106 such incidents from 12 April 2019-4 Aug 2019.
An ex-gratia of Rs1 lakh is paid to the next of kins of civilians killed in militancy-related violence under the existing scheme of Jammu & Kashmir Government. In addition, Rs5 lakhs is given under a central scheme, MHA informed.
As per the report of the Government of J&K, 19 civilians, including non-Kashmiri labourers, were killed in terror-related incidents since August 5, 2019.
Yesterday, all MPs stood together on the issue of rape and murder of Telangana doctor. Kuch samay baad, jinke naam mein 'Dhir' hai aise Adhir Ranjan Ji ke apne dhir ka bandh phoot gaya. FM Nirmala Sitharaman par unhone jo tipani ki woh sabse bura hua: BJP MP Poonam Mahajan in Lok Sabha. She continued to say, "Nirbal toh aap hain dada (Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury) ki ek hi parivaar ki mahila ke liye aap khade hain and usi ke samaan aur suraksha ke liye lad rahe hain."
GK Reddy, MoS Home, in Lok Sabha: I appeal to people of the nation to download '112' emergency helpline app. It's being implemented across the country. GRP & police at railway stations and CISF are providing security at airports. Money has been sanctioned to the states to implement '112' helpline.
Hema Malini, BJP MP from Mathura, on rape and murder of Hyderabad veterinarian: Everyday we are hearing these things happening to women, women being harassed. My suggestion is to keep the culprits in jail permanently, once they go in jail they should not be released at all.
Congress will raise issue of security breach at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's residence in Rajya Sabha today. In the Lok Sabha, our leaders will raise this issue today during the Zero Hour amd we will move Adjournment Motion on this issue tomorrow: Congress MP Kodikunnil Suresh
Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MPs Sanjay Singh and Sushil Gupta hold protest in Parliament premises against rise in onion prices. MP Sanjay Singh says, "32000 tonnes onions rotted away, why didn't Centre take action? You can let onions rot away but cannot sell it at lower prices?" pic.twitter.com/hBoDkGtGb3
— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2019
The Congress is likely to raise the issue of security breach at party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's residence, weeks after her Special Protection Group (SPG) cover was removed.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Santanu Sen gives Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over 'fake currency notes in the country'.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Surendra Singh Nagar gives Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over 'mushrooming fake call centers in the country'.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over 'heavy loss of lives & properties due to cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal'.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over 'economic recession and unprecedented job loss in information technology sector'.
Congress MP Saptagiri Sankar Ulaka gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over 'rape of a tribal girl in Puri during Rath Yatra'.
Congress and Indian Union Muslim League has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over 'rising prices of onion and other vegetables throughout the country'