Rajya Sabha today continued to see repeated disruptions and
was unable to take up business. Members
of the opposition party demanded a statement from the Prime Minister on the
Vyapam issue. The opposition party raised similar demands in Lok Sabha also.
The Minister of Home Affairs made a statement in the lower
house with regard to the Gurudaspur attacks earlier this week. Members in the
oppositions however demanded certain remarks be expunged from the statement.
The Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare submitted
its report on the Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill. The Bill seeks
to disallow admissions in homeopathy medical colleges which do not conform to
the prescribed educational standards. The Bill provides that prior
permission of the central government will be required to admit a new batch of
students in any course. Medical
qualifications will not be recognised for colleges that fail to obtain such
Productivity until now is at 9%. Both the houses this week
were adjourned for two days following the death of Former President APJ Abdul Kalam.
Low productivity has related effects on the functioning of
Question Hour also. Watch our video to get more insight about the implicationsof disruptions during this hour.
Legislative business is yet to be taken up in either house.