Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha saw repeated adjournments and could not take up scheduled business. Both houses witnessed disruptions as members of Opposition raised the Bhima Koregaon issue resulting in protests and violence across Maharashtra.

The Law and Justice Minister, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad moved the Triple Talaq Bill for consideration and passing in the Upper House. Before taking up the Bill for discussion, members of the Opposition urged that it should be referred to a Select Committee for examination. Opposition members stated that while they support the intent of the Bill – declaring triple talaq as void and illegal, it should undergo committee scrutiny to remove any lacuna that the Bill in its current form may entail.

Yesterday, the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017 was referred to a Standing Committee. The Bill seeks to regulate medical education and practice in India.  Our blog, looks at the key provisions of the Bill and some issues which have been raised over the years regarding the regulation of medical education and practice in the country.

New launch: 'PRS Parliament Today', a mobile phone and tablet application to track the daily agenda of Parliament.

The application provides quick and easy access to major business scheduled for the day in Parliament.  It lists the starred questions, bills, important debates, statements and papers to be tabled, and contains related documents and research notes.

'PRS Parliament Today' app is available both on Android and iOS platforms.

To install the app on your device, please click on one of the following links (as per your device):

1.  Android Device- Google Playstore

2.  Apple Device-  Apple Appstore

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