The Parliament reconvened today after recess for the second part of the Budget Session. Amid disruptions, the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 and the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 were introduced in Lok Sabha. Discussions also began on the Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill, 2020 and the Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2019 (in Rajya Sabha).
During the second half of the Budget Session, Lok Sabha will discuss and vote on Demand for Grants for six Ministries: Railways , Social Justice and Empowerment, Tourism, Health and Family Welfare , External Affairs, and Housing and Urban Affairs .
The Demand for Grants for the Ministry of Railways is set to be discussed and voted this week.
Some highlights from our analysis of the Ministry’s Demand for Grants are:
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