All that will be discussed in Lok Sabha today as Parliament reopens— if the uproar against Delhi violence allows
■The second phase of the Lok Sabha's Budget Session will begin today(March 2).
■The Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas, The Aircraft (Amendment) and Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) are some of the bills on the table for discussion.
The second phase of the Lok Sabha's (the lower house of Indian Parliament) Budget Session will begin today(March 2) with a considerable list of business for the day. However, the opposition is likely to turn the heat up on the government over the recent violence in Delhi.
Opposition in the Parliament will seek answers from the central government over Delhi's violence, which resulted in the death of 42 people and injured about 350 in the last one week.
The communal violence has been the worst hit in the last three decades. It broke out last Sunday (February 23), with clashes between Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act and Pro CAA groups in several neighbourhoods of north east Delhi.
All that's on the table
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman would be moving 'The Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020 for consideration and passing to provide for the resolution of disputed tax.
Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is to be introduced by Union Minister Harsh Vardhan to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri will move The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020. This is to be moved to amend the Aircraft Act, 1934.
The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill,2020 would be introduced by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to amend the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 and to amend the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. He would also lay on the table an explanatory Statement showing the reasons for immediate Legislation by the promulgation of the Mineral Laws Ordinance, 2020.
A report of the Standing Committee on Railways would be presented by Radha Mohan Singh and Sunil Kumar Mondal regarding the "Demands for Grants (2020-21) of the Ministry of Railways".
The MPs to move that the "Lok Sabha recommend to the Rajya Sabha that the Upper House do agree to nominate seven members from it to associate with the Committee on Public Accounts of the House for the term beginning on May 1, 2020, and ending on April 30, 2021, and do communicate to this House the names of the members so nominated by Rajya Sabha."
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