Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha is the lower house in the Indian Parliamentary system.

Lok Sabha proceedings in 2010

On August 30, 2010 Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee tabled the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) Bill in the Lok Sabha which proposed to raise the exemption limit on income tax from the current Rs 1.6 lakh to Rs two lakh.

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