Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sharpens attack on corruption charge against MCDs
29-year-old Rakhi Bidlan is a prominent Dalit face of the Aam Aadmi Party.
Taking cognisance of the matter, the Privilege Committee summoned senior officials of the various departments.
The report, which was tabled in the Delhi Assembly Tuesday, notes that the rate of disposal of cases filed under the POCSO Act is dismal, with the average percentage of conviction at just 2 per cent.
Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had earlier said the government would resort to telecasting proceedings via YouTube and local cable channels if the Centre does not respond to the proposal.
The former Union finance minister said that instead of maintaining secrecy in budget making, government should table the proposals before Parliament and they should be implemented once they are passed.
The House will meet only for five days as a number of holidays fall during the Budget Session.
Speaker Ram Niwas Goel read out the committee report in the House, which alleged that Sharma had shown no signs of regret when asked about his conduct.
Culture Minister Kapil Mishra discusses it was ‘high-time’ for a resolution against dowry and how a pledge against the practice, taken by legislators in the Delhi assembly Wednesday, will make a difference.
Pushkar later said initiating a breach of privilege motion against him was ‘ridiculous’.
Chandni Chowk MLA Alka Lamba, along with other women MLAs, walked out of the House demanding Sharma’s expulsion.
BJP legislator OP Sharma was on Thursday suspended for the entire winter session of the Delhi assembly for making a sexist remark against AAP legislator Alka Lamba.
The ongoing winter session of the Delhi Assembly was extended till December 4 on Thursday. It aimed at facilitating the smooth passage of several legislations including the Jan Lokpal Bill which the AAP cabinet recently cleared.
Presenting the bill, Home Minister Satyendar Jain said if the Bill is passed, judicial and metropolitan magistrates would have power to investigate those cases in which government thinks a magisterial probe should be ordered.
Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel Monday ‘invited’ Special Commissioner (Law & Order) Deepak Mishra to his office after several MLAs complained about being delayed by protests blocking the roads on October 20.