Lok Sabha passes The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017


The winter session of Parliament entered into its 9th day. Meanwhile, on the previous day, it saw a heated debate between Parliamentarians regarding the passage of Triple Talaq Bill which will be introduced in Rajya Sabha next week.

Both Houses of Parliament will not function on January 1, 2018.

The Parliament will discuss the National Medical Commission Bill 2017s per the provisions of the draft bill, no permission would be needed to add new seats or to start post-graduate courses.

Lok Sabha 

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant in Lok Sabha demands a judicial inquiry in the Kamala Mills Fire incident

I have been to Kamala Mills, it is like a bhool bhulaiaya, has narrow lanes. So obviously there has been negligence: Jaya Bachchan, RS MP

An argument between BJP MP Kirit Somaiya and Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant in Lok Sabha over Kamala mills fire. 

Lok Sabha passes The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Lok Sabha took up discussion on Bankruptcy code amendments, Arun Jaitley addressed the problem raised by several members regarding the amendment.


Rajya Sabha 

CPI(M) leader K.K. Raagesh seeks total loan waiver for farmers, he said if it can be done for Big Business houses than why not for farmers.

Samajwadi Party leader, Naresh Aggarwal raising the issue of adulteration in food commodities said,”There is adulteration in every product today, he says. He says companies are giving false advertisements. The government should rein-in.”

Supporting the issue Chairman Naidu said that he saw an advertisement that claims weight loss in 28 days. He told the members that he approached the firm, the company responded he had to deposit more money to get the so-called medicine. “I have raised it with the Ministry,’ he added.

Ramvilas Paswan, Consumer Affairs Minister, says a draft Bill on consumer protection is ready and requests members to pass the Bill.

Congress leader Jai Ram Ramesh says ministers are not replying to the Special Mentions. The Vice President asks Parliamentary Affairs Minister to look into it.

SP Member Ram Gopal Yadav asks if the cost of production was considered while fixing the MSP for pulses. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh says the MSP is higher than the recommendations.


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