Parliament Monsoon Session Live Updates

Courtesy: Indian express

On Monday, during the session the Lok Sabha has introduced the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The Bill amends the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order of 1950 and permits the Parliament to modify the list of notified STs in it. The Bill also aims to restore power to the states to identify backward classes.

Two other bills — Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 — were passed in the house.

The Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021 got approved in the Parliament, after it was passed by the Rajya Sabha.

This year’s Parliament Monsoon Session, scheduled to end on August 13, was focus on several issue and Opposition protests and demands to discuss the issues of Pegasus spyware, farm bills, hike in fuel prices among other things. As the session enters its last week, the possibility of a smooth house functioning seems grim. The Opposition parties on Sunday reiterated that they will not back down and continue to insist on a discussion of the concerned issues. The government, on the other hand, is unlikely to engage in one.

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