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Rajya Sabha clears RTI Bill; Parliament session to go on till August 7

he Right to Information (RTI) Amendment Bill was also passed in the Rajya Sabha by a voice vote

Press Trust of India 

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The government has decided to extend till August 7, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said in the House on Thursday, after the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha.

The Right to Information (RTI) Amendment Bill was also passed in the by a voice vote.

The decision to extend the session was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, sources said.

The Bill seeking to penalise the practice of instant triple talaq was passed in the Lok Sabha. Several amendments moved by the Opposition were defeated.

First Published: Thu, July 25 2019. 23:29 IST
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