Parliament LIVE: LS, RS Adjourned for the Day, Delhi Services Bill Introduced

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Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE Updates: The contentious Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 1 August, amid sloganeering by the Opposition. If passed in both Houses, the Bill will give the Centre greater control over services and the posting of officers in Delhi.

Meanwhile, the no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi-led NDA government will be discussed in Parliament from 8-10 August, multiple reports stated.

Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Tuesday in the backdrop of sloganeering by the Opposition that the House is becoming a subject of "ridicule" by the public.

Dhankhar on Monday, 31 July, had permitted a discussion for a "short duration" to be taken up on the situation in Manipur, but the Opposition objected to it and demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's presence in Parliament.

  • Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2023 passed in Lok Sabha.

  • Registration of Births and Deaths (Amendment) Bill, 2023 passed in Lok Sabha.

  • Multi-State Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2023 passed in Rajya Sabha.

  • Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order Amendment Bill, 2023 passed in Lok Sabha.

  • The BJD said that it would support the passing of the Delhi services Bill in Parliament

  • The AAP issued a whip for its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present in the House till 4 August.

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6:53 PM , 01 Aug

Rajya Sabha Adjourned for the Day

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Tuesday, 1 August, and will resume at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, 2 August.

6:51 PM , 01 Aug

Mediation Bill, 2021 Passed in Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Mediation Bill, 2021.

The Bill aims to promote the practise of mediation, particularly institutional mediation, as a means to resolve disputes, enforce mediated settlement agreements, facilitate a body for the registration of mediators, and to make online mediation an acceptable and affordable process.

5:00 PM , 01 Aug

'Opposition Trying To Mislead Public': Meenakshi Lekhi on Delhi Services Bill

Union Minister of State for Culture Meenakshi Lekhi said that the Opposition was trying to mislead the public over the Delhi services Bill.

"Arguments of opposition are baseless, they're misleading the people. Delhi is a Union Territory, so the Centre has the primacy. Opposition actually has nothing left to say so they're trying to mislead the people," she told ANI.

4:49 PM , 01 Aug

INDIA MPs Who Recently Visited Manipur To Meet President Murmu

Floor leaders of the INDIA grouping and a delegation of 21 MPs who recently visited strife-torn Manipur will meet President Droupadi Murmu at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, 2 August, news agency ANI reported.


Published: 01 Aug 2023, 11:00 AM IST
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