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Sunday, Dec 08, 2019

Highlights: Lok Sabha passes Taxation Law Amendment Bill, 2019

  • The gang-rape and murder case of 26-year-old Hyderabad woman is likely to come up in Lok Sabha on Monday.
By HT Correspondent | Updated: Dec 02, 2019 22:22 IST
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Highlights: Lok Sabha passes Taxation Law Amendment Bill, 2019
A view of Parliament building ahead of the winter session of Parliament.

The Parliament winter session entered its 11th day on Monday. The session began at 11 am.

Union home minister Amit Shah will move the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019 f or consideration and passing in Rajya Sabha. The bill is to amend the Special Protection Group Act, 1988 and has been passed by the Lok Sabha.

The Lok Sabha will have two important bills for consideration and passing. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 will be moved by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The Bill is to further amend the Income-Tax Act, 1961 and to amend the Finance (No.2) Act, 2019.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will move the Arms (Amendment) Bill 2019 to amend the Arms Act, 1959.

07:33 PM IST

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed by Lok Sabha

The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed by Lok Sabha.

06:58 PM IST

Public sector banks disbursed 2.52 lakh crore loans during outreach programme: Nirmala Sitharaman

Public sector banks disbursed 2.52 lakh crore loans during outreach programme: Nirmala Sitharaman

06:57 PM IST

It is unfair to say government is not willing to hear criticism,says Nirmala Sitharaman on industrialist Rahul Bajaj's comment

It is unfair to say government is not willing to hear criticism, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman on industrialist Rahul Bajaj's comment: PTI

06:52 PM IST

Corporate tax cut helps all small and big businesses registered according to Companies Act: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha: We're called 'suit-boot ki sarkaar' again and again. We are told that lowering corporate tax helps only rich. I want to tell them that corporate tax cut helps all small and big businesses registered according to Companies Act.

06:45 PM IST

A lot of domestic and foreign companies have shown interest to invest post corporate tax reduction: Nirmala Sitharaman

A lot of domestic and foreign companies have shown interest to invest post corporate tax reduction: FM Nirmala Sitharaman.

06:33 PM IST

Each time we come to give replies instead of name-calling: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha: I have been called names in Parliament. If it is in anyone's DNA to ask questions and run away before answers are given, it is some other party and not our party. Each time we come to give replies instead of name-calling.

06:28 PM IST

If there's a government that listens, it is PM Modi's government: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha: I have been told that I am the worst Finance Minister, they're not even waiting for me to finish my term. I told them that please give me more ideas, we will work on it. If there is a government that listens, it is PM Narendra Modi's government.

06:25 PM IST

We are a government that listens, whether it is criticism or an input; Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha: We are a government that listens, whether it is criticism or an input. When Home Minister responded to an industry leader, it was with a clear attitude that we are willing to hear or take criticism.

05:54 PM IST

Parliament passes Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill

Parliament passes Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill.

04:17 PM IST

This bill should apply to LLPs, partnership firms & other non-corporate entities also: Mahua Mitra

TMC MP Mahua Moitra in Lok Sabha: If this bill was really to help everybody, especially MSME sector then the tax rate reduction should apply to all entities. It should not apply to just the companies, it should apply to LLPs, partnership firms & other non-corporate entities also.

04:08 PM IST

Corporate tax cut that you have proposed only helps the profitable: Mahua Moitra

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra in Lok Sabha: The (corporate) tax cut that you have proposed only helps the profitable become more profitable. It does not do anything to revive a very large part of this economy which is struggling.

03:03 PM IST

Keeping in mind the trade war between USA and China, we thought it was necessary to take a call in reducing corporate tax: Sitharaman

Finance Minister in Lok Sabha: Keeping in mind the trade war between USA and China, with indications that many of these corporates and multinational companies would want to get out of China.....we thought it was necessary to quickly take a call in reducing the corporate tax.

02:38 PM IST

I condemn Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's statement: Pralhad Joshi

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi in Lok Sabha: I condemn his (Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury) statement. President of Congress party ghuspethia hai. If Congress has any sense he should apologise. Otherwise, I will demand that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi apologise on his behalf

01:48 PM IST

BJP seeks Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's apology for calling Modi infiltrator

BJP members in Lok Sabha on Monday protested against Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah as "infiltrators" and sought his apology for the "insult".

01:47 PM IST

Rapists must be given most stringent punishment: Rajnath Singh

"This act has brought shame to the entire country. It has hurt everyone. The accused must be given the most stringent punishment for their crime, said Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha on rape & murder of woman veterinary doctor

First published: Dec 02, 2019 10:45 IST