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"Are we delivering pizza or passing legislation? Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'brien asked on July 30 taking a dig at the speed with which bills were being passed in the Budget session of Parliament.
The Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019 by a voice vote with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan saying the Bill will go down in history as the biggest reform of the Narendra Modi government.
A day after Rajya Sabha passed Triple Talaq bill, a woman here on Wednesday allegedly attempted to commit suicide after her husband divorced her by pronouncing triple talaq.
The Congress on Wednesday alleged that the Central Government "cheated" to push the Triple Talaq Bill through Rajya Sabha.
A day after the Parliament approved the Triple Talaq Bill, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday accused the government of keeping the opposition under "illusion" in getting the Bills passed in the Upper House.
Faced with embarrassment after some opposition members were found absent in the Rajya Sabha when it voted on the Triple Talaq Bill, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday alleged that the government kept the opposition in the dark.
A historic legislation, which criminalises instant Triple Talaq among Muslims, got Parliament's nod on Tuesday, with the government saying it will provide much-awaited relief to the women of the minority community by ending the "archaic and medieval" practice.
The Central government on Tuesday scored a major victory in the Rajya Sabha on the back of cracks in the opposition when the House passed the Triple Talaq Bill after rejecting the opposition's demand to refer the Bill to the Select Committee and to remove the criminality clause which provides for jailing the husband for three years for pronouncing triple talaq to his wife.
The Triple Talaq bill criminalising instant divorce in the Muslim community was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, with the government mustering numbers for its smooth sailing in the Upper House where it still lacks majority support.
Opposition parties on Tuesday termed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019 as "unconstitutional" and stressed that the Bill needs to be referred to a Select Committee of Parliament for further scrutiny.