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Parliament Live: Both Houses Adjourned, National Anti-Doping Bill Passed in RS

Catch all the live updates on the Monsoon Session of Parliament here.

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Parliament Monsoon Session 2022 Live Updates: Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned on Wednesday, 3 August, and will reconvene at 11 am on Thursday.

During the day's proceedings, the National Anti-Doping Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, while the the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha.

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2021, which sought to provide for protection of personal data of individuals, and establish a Data Protection Authority, has reportedly been withdrawn by the government on Wednesday after a parliamentary committee suggested 81 changes in it.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Culture organised a 'Tiranga bike rally' from the Red Fort to Parliament on Wednesday morning, for Members of Parliament (MPs) from all parties.

Snapshot
  • The Monsoon Session, which began on 18 July, is scheduled to end on 12 August

  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday addressed the issue of inflation in Rajya Sabha, said that there had been no collapse of the Indian rupee

  • Lok Sabha passed the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021, by a voice vote

  • On Monday, Sitharaman had addressed the issue of price rise in the Lok Sabha, and said that there was no question of India falling into recession

  • The Rajya Sabha passed the Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022, on Monday

  • The Rajya Sabha on Monday also passed the Weapon of Mass Destruction Bill

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6:32 PM , 03 Aug

Rajya Sabha Adjourned

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Wednesday and will reconvene at 11 am on Thursday, 4 August.

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6:18 PM , 03 Aug

National Anti-Doping Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha

The National Anti-Doping Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha unanimously by a voice vote after a four-hour-long discussion on it. The bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha on 27 July.

The Anti-Doping bill aims to grant greater powers to the National Anti-Doping Agency to conduct investigations, searches, and seizures, and ensure the proper functioning of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL).

In official terms, the NADA will have the power of "levying sanctions for anti-doping rule violations, the disciplinary procedures to be adopted and the powers of inspection, sample collection and sharing and free flow of information."

6:07 PM , 03 Aug

Lok Sabha Adjourned

The Lok Sabha has been adjourned and will reconvene at 11 am on Thursday, 4 August.

5:21 PM , 03 Aug

'Chess Originated in India, 44th Olympiad Being Held in Mahabalipuram': Anurag Thakur

"Chess originated here and is spread across the world. But a Chess Olympiad has never been held in India. I'm happy to tell you that 187 countries are participating (this time) and the 44th Chess Olympiad is being held in Mahabalipuram," Sports Minister Anurag Thakur told the Rajya Sabha.

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Published: 03 Aug 2022, 11:03 AM IST
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