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Parliament LIVE UPDATES: Unlike Congress, we have the courage to implement NRC, says Amit Shah

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A Muslim woman leaves after checking if her name is included in the National Register of Citizens at a draft center in Bur Gaon village, 70 kilometers (44 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Monday, July 30, 2018. India on Monday released a final draft of a list of its citizens in the northeastern state of Assam, leaving some 4 million people on edge to prove their Indian nationality.

Parliament monsoon session LIVE UPDATES: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill are likely to be tabled in the Lok Sabha today.

The Rajya Sabha Tuesday witnessed uproar and sloganeering over the final draft Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC), a day after it was released. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, who has maintained that Assam NRC issue had a historical background as it was rooted in the Assam Accord, adjourned the Upper House till 11 am Wednesday as the ruckus continued. The Opposition leaders gathered in the Well as they protested, not allowing BJP chief Amit Shah to complete his statement on the matter.

On Monday, the Rajya Sabha witnessed multiple adjournments as Opposition parties created an uproar over the draft of Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC). The names of around 40 lakh people were missing from the ‘complete draft’ of NRC. The TMC, Congress, CPI(M) and SP criticised the Centre over the publication of the list, saying it puts “human rights and democratic rights” of people at stake.

Meanwhile, the Lok Sabha passed a Bill that allows death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Bill replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21.

 

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