GET Stock QuotesNews18 APP
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
»
1-min read

Monsoon Session Set for Fiery Finish With Triple Talaq Bill, Miffed Congress to Skip Venkaiah's Breakfast

Congress leaders will skip breakfast meeting being hosted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu as a mark of protest against what they perceive to be the government's push to key legislations without discussion.

News18.com

Updated:August 10, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Loading...
New Delhi: The last day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament on Friday is expected be fiery with the Congress deciding to boycott the breakfast meeting for floor managers being hosted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu.

Congress leaders will skip the meeting as a mark of protest against what they perceive to be the government's push to key legislations without discussion in Parliament. Party leaders say three bills were passed amid din in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

Newly elected Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh, who defeated the Congress nominee on Thursday, will attend the breakfast meeting called by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.

The government is also expected to introduce the Triple Talaq bill in Parliament on Friday. The Union Cabinet has made changes in the proposed bill conceding to opposition demands on registering complaints and on provision for arrest.

The Congress, however, has objected to such important legislations being introduced on the last day.

On Friday, as per convention in the second half of the day, Private Member's Bill are taken up instead of the government’s legislative business.

The government has indicated it may push the Triple Talaq Bill in both Houses.

| Edited by: Nitya Thirumalai
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Loading...