Attorney General R Venkataramani told a Constitution bench headed by Justice KM Joseph the bill will address all the concerns raised in the present petitions.
The Minister made the announcement while giving a written reply to a query of BJP MP Narhari Amin.
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The 5,651.68 kilogram of heroin seized in 2021 would cost around Rs 40,000 crore. Each kg of heroin costs around Rs 7 crore, according to a rough estimate based on recent seizures.
While the House was first adjourned for about an hour soon after it met for the day, it was again adjourned briefly for 10 minutes during the Question Hour
The government has listed The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. In the Rajya Sabha, the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022 is scheduled be taken up for consideration and passing.
The voting is being held in Parliament House and state legislative assemblies between 10 am and 5 pm. The counting of votes will take place at Parliament House on July 21 and the next President will take oath on July 25.
The government said on July 17 that as many as 32 bills have been indicated by various departments for presentation in two houses of which 14 are ready.
AIPEF in a letter to Union Power Minister R K Singh has demanded that the recently-released Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, should not be introduced in the Monsoon session in haste and should be discussed in detail with power consumers, electricity sector workers and other stakeholders, a statement said.
The Congress President urged the Opposition parties to work “cohesively” together by rising above compulsions. Gandhi made these remarks while chairing the virtual meeting of 19 Opposition leaders.
Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and former National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally Shiromani Akali Dal have not been invited for the meeting.
The ruling party in Uttar Pradesh party also plans to highlight other decisions such as the recent one by the Centre to allocate 27 percent reservation for OBCs in the all-India quota for medical seats.
In its two-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the government also informed the top court that it will soon set up a committee of experts to examine all issues raised in the Pegasus Project row to dispel any wrong narrative spread by certain vested interests.
The affordable housing rental complex (AHRC) scheme acknowledges the needs of mobile workers who spend short periods of time in the city and do not seek permanent housing. Applying what we know about migrant work and the development sector will help India to realise AHRC's potential.
The meeting on August 20 comes days after Opposition parties displayed unity against the government during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that concluded two days ahead of schedule on August 11.
The protest march comes a day after both Houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die, two days ahead of scheduled conclusion of the Monsoon Session.
Earlier in the day, Lok Sabha was also adjourned sine die, two days ahead of scheduled conclusion on August 13.
Both the Houses saw rare unity between the government and the Opposition during the passage and voting of the Bill that seeks to restore the powers of states to have their own lists of OBCs for reservation in jobs and educational institutions.
Last year’s Monsoon Session held amid COVID-19 in September, saw 167 percent business productivity in Lok Sabha and 100.47 per cent in Rajya Sabha.
The Rajya Sabha witnessed chaotic scenes on August 10 during the discussion on farmers’ issue with at least two leaders from the Opposition climbing atop the reporters’ table, one waving a black cloth and another throwing a file at the chair after the House was adjourned.
In this Monsoon Session, scheduled to conclude on August 13, the only time the proceedings could be carried out in an orderly manner was during the passage of the Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill, 2021 on August 10 when the Opposition suspended its protests
The Amendment was necessitated after the Supreme Court in its Maratha reservation ruling in May 2021 upheld the 102nd Constitutional Amendment Act.
The current Parliament session, first since the devastating second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, began on July 19. The opposition, which was already geared up to target the government over the contentious farm reform laws and the handling of coronavirus crisis, decided to disrupt the House proceedings after the Pegasus issue came to light.
The Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill received support from all Opposition parties after more than three weeks of constant disruptions in both the Houses over the Pegasus Project report, farm reform laws and price rise in the Monsoon Session of Parliament that began on July 19.
Union minister for social justice and empowerment Dr Virender Kumar, who introduced the bill in Lok Sabha on August 9, will move it for consideration in the Lower House on August 10