Rajya Sabha LIVE: Subramanian Swamy warned of action for unnecessary provocation

VVIP chopper deal: Live updates from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 28, 2016 2:50 pm
VVIP chopper deal, agustawestland deal, helicopter deal, VVIP chopper row, parliament, parliament live, lok sabha live, rajya sabha live, india news A view of the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi where debate proceedings ensued (Source: PTI)

Subramanian Swamy, who triggered huge protests from Congress yesterday over his attempts to drag Sonia Gandhi in the AugustaWestland helicopter row, today again made some controversial remarks in Rajya Sabha which the Chair immediately expunged and warned him of action for unnecessary provocation.

Expunging Swamy’s reference to the Constitution of another country that triggered vociferous protests from Congress members, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien also ordered media not to report the remarks.

Trouble broke out after Chaudhary Munavver Saleem (SP) in Zero Hour referred to Swamy being part of the movement in 1970s to protect the minority status of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

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2:30 pm: Meanwhile, outside Parliament, BJP chief Amit Shah asked the Congress to clarify when the bribes were taken and given when they were in power in the AgustaWestland row.

2:15 pm: Critical issues are being discussed in the Rajya Sabha right now.

2:00 pm: Raj Babbar is speaking on the jewellers strike.

1:45 pm: Both Houses of Parliament are on a lunch break.

12:20 pm: Right now, Question Hour is progressing in the Rajya Sabha.

12:15 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley are present in the Rajya Sabha.

11:50 am: A member is now discussing the fire at Delhi’s National Museum of Natural History and how several artifacts have been lost in the incident.

11:35 am: Meanwhile, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has given an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha on the Pathankot attack.

11:30 am: This man (Subramanian Swamy) doesn’t understand difference between words used in streets and ones used in Parliament: Ghulam Nabi Azad

11:25 am: It’s a full-blown war in the Rajya Sabha between BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy and a host of Congress leaders.

11:20 am: Govt must speed up CBI enquiry which we ordered,find out truth,middlemen and punish them: AK Antony

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    Kavitha
    Apr 28, 2016 at 6:10 am
    Mafia queen purchases Helicopters for her gang's travel using Tax Payers money. Most of the so called "VVIP"s in UPA regime were corrupt politicians. Purchasing Helicopters for them is a mega waste. Indulging in corruption even in that purchase means this Corrupt Lady thinks Indians can be looted in every way, and no one would question her.
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      Meenakshi
      Apr 28, 2016 at 11:52 am
      Jai Ho Swamy!!! More Power to you!!! Your efforts to bring to light the corrupt deals is commendable!!!
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        MyTake
        Apr 28, 2016 at 9:26 am
        Didn't MMS identified Sonia hi as an angel in one of his rare interview long long time ago? What an angel! These angels must be living in different realm!
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          MyTake
          Apr 28, 2016 at 9:14 am
          This is the land where Lord Rama went to forest just to uphold the value of ethics and word.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;This is also the land of where lie and fraud has taken centre stage for survival. What a contrast!
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            Naveen
            Apr 28, 2016 at 6:14 am
            It is shocking - How this Italian lady with unknown background, even the name is fake, came to control the largest political party in India, looted country to the core through mega scams like 2G, Coalgate, VVIP Copter etc, supported the terror elements to kill the main political opponent, still destroying the country and obstructing the functioning of Parliament. All Indians should wake up at least now.
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