Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:30 pm after opposition protest against demonetisation
New Delhi, December 1: Winter session of the Parliament continues amid uproar and protest over from the opposition. Demonetisation still continues to remain a key point of friction between the government and opposition leaders.
Meanwhile, the hacking of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s verified Twitter account is expected to be brought up by the party. The issue has become intensified with the hacking of the official account of the Congress party this morning.
The bills for consideration in the Lok Sabha include The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016, the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016 and the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Meanwhile, the Rajya Sabha is expected to discuss, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014 and the Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The debate on demonetisation will also continue.
Opposition parties are also expected to approach President Pranab Mukherjee do appeal the blocking of the income Tax amendment bill that was passed unopposed in the Lok Sabha two days ago. The charge is that the government is conducting matters in an undemocratic manner.