Mallikarjun Kharge said the opposition was keen to participate in discussions and claimed that it was the government that obstructed the smooth functioning of the session.
Pitching for a discussion on the Pegasus issue, opposition parties have repeatedly disrupted the proceedings in Parliament, resulting in frequent adjournments in both houses.
When the final list of the NRC was published in 2019, a total of 19.06 lakh of the 3.3 crore applicants were excluded, triggering a huge political row.
The ceiling will be counted on financial year basis and will include the SGBs purchased during the trading in the secondary market.
After the passage of these two bill, the House took special mentions before Deputy Chairman Harivansh adjourned the House for the day.
NSO Group has been under increasing attack following allegations that its Pegasus software was used for surveillance of phones of people in several countries, including India.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her brief statement, said the legislation will benefit small depositors, including those of the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank.
Opposition parties had accused the Centre of assaulting the federal structure by taking away the power of the states to identify and list the Other Backward Classes.
Parliament passes bill to abolish 9 appellate tribunals, Govt says 'fully respect' judicial independence
The bill moved by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was passed by a voice vote in Rajya Sabha, while a statutory motion moved by the Opposition members to send it to a select committee was negated.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Manish Tewari alleged that democracy is being "murdered" with the government pushing ahead with its legislative agenda in such a manner as the House has not been in order.
Congress leader Manish Tewari said the introduction of bills amidst opposition protests is violation of the Constitution.
Minister of State for Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal said a 8-member committee was set up which is deliberating on the subject.
The committee has noted that the closure of schools has not only impacted social fabric of families in a negative manner, it has also increased involvement of children in household chores.
Hopeful IT panel will take up Pegasus; officials may have been instructed to skip last meet: Shashi Tharoor
Avoiding discussion and accountability is the real insult to Parliament, the former Union minister and Thiruvananthapuram MP asserted.
After a brief statement by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and clause-wise consideration of the bill, it was passed by voice vote.