The government is likely to convene a brief 10-day winter session of Parliament in the second week of December.
The Centre is planning to bring a legislation to fast-track inter-state river water dispute resolution and also better manage work on 13 river basins across the country, an official said.
The IT Ministry has received more than 400 responses from companies, industry bodies and government departments on the draft personal data protection bill, and will take stock of suggestions before its proposed introduction in Parliament, according to a senior official.
Reserve Bank of India said today that banks will witness further deterioration in their non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans due to the "economic situation prevailing" in the current fiscal.
CCBIFU said a would be called during the winter session of the Parliament if the government does not revise its policies on banking and insurance sectors.
Pon began by saying "I beg to lay...." Naidu immediately quipped that he should just use the term "I rise" to lay the papers and not "beg to".
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said 16 bills were introduced by the government in the session.
Over 48,500 armed forces personnel have been granted premature retirement during the last 4 years, according to data provided to Lok Sabha by Nirmala.
The Rajya Sabha made a record of sorts as it took up all the Zero Hour issues and special mentions listed in the agenda for that period, Naidu said.
The Rajya Sabha will have a long weekend and resume work on January two, as it decided to have a holiday on the first day of 2018.