Winter Session: Bills Extending CBI, ED Director's Tenure Passed in RS

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The Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill and Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill – seeking to maximise the tenures of CBI and ED Director's to five years, respectively – were passed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, 14 December.

The winter session of Parliament commenced at 11 am, as it entered its 12th day on Tuesday.

Later in the day, Opposition MPs held a march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk demanding that the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs, who were suspended for the entire winter session for their “unruly” conduct during the monsoon session in August, be revoked.

Opposition floor leaders from the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha had met on Tuesday at 10 am in the chamber of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, to chalk out the strategy for the ongoing winter session.

  • Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP raised the issue of discrimination faced by Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University's admission process

  • Opposition MPs marched from Parliament to Vijay Chowk against suspension of 12 Opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha

  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh is expected to move the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021, and the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021, for consideration and passage in the Rajya Sabha today

  • The bills seek extension of tenure of directors of Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) up to maximum of five years

9:00 PM , 14 Dec

Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow

Lok Sabha was adjourned till 11 AM, tomorrow.

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4:51 PM , 14 Dec

Rajya Sabha Adjourned

Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 15 December.

4:50 PM , 14 Dec

Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021 Passed in RS

Rajya Sabha passes 'Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021' which seeks to extend the tenure of ED Director up to a maximum of five years.

3:27 PM , 14 Dec

Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021 Passed in Parliament

The 'Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021', a legislation seeking to extend the tenure of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director's up to five years, was passed by voice vote in the Rajya Sabha.


Published: 14 Dec 2021, 9:58 AM IST
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