Both Houses Of Parliament Adjourned
Both Houses of Parliament have been adjourned on the opening day of the winter session today. The Houses are adjourned after obituary references for sitting members.
BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT ADJOURNED
The Congress’ Rajya Sabha MP and former union minister Murli Deora died early morning today. Lok Sabha lawmaker from Trinamool Congress Kapil Krishna Thakur had died last month and Lok Sabha sitting MP Hemendra Chandra Singh died two months back.
The winter session will continue till December 23 and will have 22 sittings. The government is focused on passing the Insurance Bill, which seeks to enhance the cap on foreign direct investment in the insurance sector. It has detailed 37 bills it wants passed, among them the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill.