Parliament highlights: Both houses adjourned for 3rd day over Delhi riots, Direct tax bill passed in Lok sabha


Both the houses Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was Adjourned for the third consecutive day over the uproar from the Opposition over Delhi Violence. 

Amid of the protests Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed Direct tax Vivad Se vishwas Bill.

The bill seeks to resolve about 4.83 lakh direct tax appeals involving Rs. 9.32 lakh crore worth of dues pending at various forums. The changes to the amnesty bill specify tax, interest and penalty to be paid if an appeal is filed either by the taxpayer or the Income Tax Department.

Chanting slogans on Delhi riots, chairperson said to opposition discussion on it after Holi 

The Opposition party members were continously raising slogans and wanted discussion on the Delhi Riots in which around 42 people lost their lives and 200 were injured. 

The chairperson M. Venkaiah Naidu says we can discuss it after Holi but opposition refuses to relent and house Adjourned for the day. 

At the time of chairperson Om Birla, the Opposition maintained the ruckus in Parliament and asked for speedy discussion on riots but the demand was refused and were told the discussion will be held on 11th March after Holi

But Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the Congress’s leader in the Lok Sabha, said the government was “running away” from the discussion. “Holi with blood is being played and you are talking about [the festival of] Holi,” he said.

The bills to be introduced:


The Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020. 

Bill for consideration and passing:

-The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020.

-The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020.


-The Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2019.

-The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019.

-The National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019.


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