Parliament has started a crucial yet likely rocky week. Monday is slated for discussions on important money bills in both Houses but Opposition is likely to raise the issues related backward classes and Shiv Sena MP's ban from flying.
The government is likely to table supplementary goods and services tax legislations in Parliament on Monday. While Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be looking at consideration and return of Union Budget 2018 in Rajya Sabha.
Meanwhile, Shiv Sena has decided to raise the issue of flying ban imposed on its MP R Gaikwad by airlines for attacking and Air India staffer.
"All airlines banning him (Ravindra Gaikwad) is not right, will raise it in both houses and in zero hour too," Anandrao Adsul, Shiv Sena said.
Here are the live updates
#2:50 PM: Hope a solution can be taken out through talks: Sumitra Mahajan, Lok Sabha speaker on airlines barring Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad
#2:50 PM: Kiski galti hui, kya hua wo alag baat hai. MP ko sadan mein aana hota hai,har baar train se nahi, kabhi plane se bhi aana hota hai:S Mahajan
#2:50 PM: All airlines have come together banning him(Ravindra Gaikwad),but its our fundamental right:Arvind Sawant,Shiv Sena after meeting LS Speaker
#2:10 PM: Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju also present in the meeting of Shiv Sena MPs and Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan
#2:10 PM: 6 Shiv Sena MPs meeting speaker Sumitra Mahajan on issue of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad barred from travelling by air
#2:00PM:GST Bill to be discussed in Lok Sabha on March 29
#12:50 PM: Illogical that other 4 airlines also put R Gaikwad on a no-fly list. He is not a criminal: Manisha Kayande, Shiv Sena spokesperson
#12:43 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2PM
#12:30 PM: Even Kapil Sharma misbehaved on flight after getting drunk but no ban imposed on him: Anandrao Adsul of Shiv Sena, defends R.Gaikwad in LS
#12:30 PM: Rules are the same for everyone: Aviation Min Ashok Gajapati Raju in Lok Sabha on issue of ban imposed by airlines on Shiv Sena MP R.Gaikwad
#12:25 PM: We have good safety regulations but never in my dreams expected a Parl Member to be caught-Aviation Min Ashok Gajapati Raju in LS
#12:25 PM: Even Kapil Sharma misbehahed on flight after getting drunk but no ban imposed on him: Anandrao Adsul of Shiv Sena, defends R.Gaikwad in LS
#12:25 PM: Anandrao Adsul of Shiv Sena raises issue of ban imposed on R.Gaikwad by airlines in LS, says I hope you(Speaker) will raise it with govt
#12:17 PM: The Central Goods & Services Tax Bill, 2017 tabled in Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
#11:35 AM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11:46AM; House briefly after uproar over non-filling of vacancies in Commissions on minorities, SCs/STs and OBCs
#11:32 AM: Naresh Agrawal of the SP in Rajya Sabha: Airlines banning Ravindra Gaikwad (Shiv Sena), just goes to show their (airlines) 'dadagiri'
#11:09 AM: GST Bill needs to be passed in this session, we hope to introduce the bill soon. Looking forward to a consensus on the issue: Ananth Kumar
#10:50 AM: I have given notice in Rajya Sabha over VVIP culture issue that has come up, all MPs are not the same as shown: Rajni Patil, Congress
#10:20 AM: All airlines banning him (Ravindra Gaikwad) is not right, will raise it in both houses and in zero hour too: Anandrao Adsul, Shiv Sena
Three GST bills in Lok Sabha
Sources said C-GST, I-GST, UT-GST and the compensation law are likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha around noon and could be taken up for discussion as early as March 28.
Also, amendments to the excise and Customs Act to abolish various cess, as well as furnishing Bills for exports and imports under the new GST regime, will be placed before the House.
The Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha is likely to meet on Monday to decide on the duration of discussion on the Bills, the sources added.
According to the sources, the government is looking at the passage of the GST Bills in the Lower House by March 29 or latest by March 30.
Important bills to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Monday
The Finance Bill, The Appropriation (Railways) Bill 2017 and The Appropriation (Railways) Number 2 Bill 2017 will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Monday for consideration and return.
The Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill on March 22 to give effect to the financial proposals of the Central Government for the financial year 2017-18.
In the bill, the government has capped cash transactions at two lakh rupees instead of three lakh rupees.
It is one of the important amendments introduced in the Bill.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had moved 40 amendments to the bill. The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 will also come up for consideration and passage in Rajya Sabha.
Other important bills to be tabled in Lok Sabha
In the Lok Sabha, the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016 and The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2016 will be taken up for consideration and passage. The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, is also scheduled to be introduced in the Lok Sabha.