Cong raises in LS issue of crimes against women in Delhi

The Congress on Thursday targeted the government over incidents of crime against women in the national capital.

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, “I want to know what the government is thinking to deal with the matter”.

He said that several rape cases have been reported in Delhi.

“This is happening in the place where Prime Minister and President are residing,” he said adding such crimes are happening everyday in Delhi.

Kanimozhi (DMK) raised the issue of approval of National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India Act, 1956.

She said the government should stop all-India examinations.

The NMC Bill proposes a common final year MBBS exam to be known as National Exit Test (NEXT) for admission to post- graduate medical courses and for obtaining licence to practice.

She alleged that the Centre is trying to take away the subject of education from states.

Kirron Kher (BJP) demanded inclusion of Chandigarh among Indian cities notified under India’s Open Sky Policy to enable operation of to and fro flights to ASEAN countries from here.

Rahul Ramesh Shewale (Shiv Sena) urged the government to take up with Saudi Arabia the issue of it charging 2,000 riyal each from people going to Mecca for Umrah and Hajj.

Sanjay Jaiswal (BJP) demanded compensation and dry ration for people affected by floods on Bihar-Nepal border.


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