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first_imgRajya Sabha is expected to take up for consideration andRajya Sabha is expected to take up for consideration and passage the Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2015, the Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill 2015 and the National Waterways Bill 2016, which were approved by Lok Sabha.Besides the Upper House is also likely to take up the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 in addition to further consideration and return of Appropriation Bills relating to Railway and General Budgets to the Lok Sabha.Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the government was likely to also move the Real Estate (Development & Regulation) Bill which is pending in the Upper House.During the first two weeks of the ongoing Budget session, both the Houses passed the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016 giving voting rights to the people who became Indian Citizens following the exchange of conclaves between India and Bangladesh.In addition, Rajya Sabha has passed two more Bills which were earlier passed by the Lok Sabha—The High Court and Supreme Court (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill,2015 and The Carriage by Air (Amendment) Bill, 2015.Both the Houses also discussed incidents happened in the Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Hyderabad Central University. Besides, Rajya Sabha also took up two Calling Attention Motions on the breakdown of law and order in Delhi and the comments attributed to a Union Minister allegedly against minorities.While the Lok Sabah adopted a Motion of Thanks to the President for his address to both the Houses at a Joint Session, discussion in this regard is in progress in the Upper House and is expected to conclude in the coming week. PTI AMR VMNadvertisementlast_img read more

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