Parliament: Both houses adjourned as Opposition stages noisy protest against demonetisation

On Thursday, Narendra Modi was present in the Lok Sabha as it was the day when questions for the Prime Minister’s Office are slated to be raised but both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the amid opposition uproar over the issue of demonetisation and the Nagrota terror attack.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 2, 2016 4:49 pm
Parliament, Rahul Gandhi, TMC, Mamata Banerjee, Army coup, India army coup, bengal army, bengal army coup, rajya sabha, lok sabha, lok sabha news, rajya sabha news, bengal news, india news, parliament news Amid continued walk-outs by Opposition parties in both Houses, the Parliament is set to meet again today.

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned on Friday amid continued walk-outs by Opposition parties and sloganeering. Trinamool Congress, backed by Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the issue of Thursday night’s “army deployment in West Bengal”, which the state Chief Minister and party chief Mamata Banerjee has compared to an “military coup” earlier.

Congress Parliament Party held a meeting around 9.30 am which was chaired by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi. In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul criticised govt’s policies towards Pakistan as a “complete failure”. Rahul said the government need to develop a “coherent strategy” to fight cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, which has only escalated after India conducted surgical strikes in Pakistan.

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On Thursday, PM Modi was present in the Lok Sabha as it was the day when questions for the Prime Minister’s Office are slated to be raised but both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the amid opposition uproar over the issue of demonetisation and the Nagrota terror attack.

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    Trun
    Dec 2, 2016 at 7:48 am
    But they measured the same bridge last year and again this year? Why so? If they measure every year I am. Sure army is intelligent enough to take the average contraction and expansion of bridge and sitting in office they can do the calculations.
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      Dash
      Dec 2, 2016 at 8:08 am
      My friend,an IPS(an underground IB officer) posted in eastern India tells me that WB secretariat building has been used to dump old notes. Army is keeping a close eye in this. Army movement near Kolkata was due to yhis fact. Mamta staying there last night tells a lot. TMC still has Rs. 13000-17000 crores of black money. Abhishek Banerjee who js Mamta's nephew looks after this money. W..B is truly ruined. 3 trucks full of old notes were transporting these from one place to another. that is why Army kept an eye on vehicles plying on NH 2. My friend told me a no.of things which can not be disclosed here. the bottom line is this-Mamata is a disgusting lady who is selling WB. may god bless W..B.
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        Sundar
        Dec 2, 2016 at 6:30 am
        There needs to be some common sense here. Mamata talking about coup in India. Has she lost her mind, another kejriwal mind now. Pathetic. These politicians can snoop down to any extent to get political mileage. The Army have already released all letters sent to Kolkota police and transport departements as of 24th November itseld indicating the drive to be conducted. This is nothing but 3rd grade politics by the lowly TMC leader. I was her admirer when she was so strong and toppled the worthless left last year and for her brave actions for the people. Now, its all gone, these politicians can even sell our country for political benefits. Pathetic.
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          Joydeep
          Dec 2, 2016 at 6:45 am
          Time to beat the fekus to a pulp
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            omprakash sharma
            Dec 2, 2016 at 5:47 am
            I Pappu ,Mamta ,Maya and KHUJALI Wal are burden on our exchequer as they spoiled the working of parliament.shame on SHAMELESS party......
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              pps
              Dec 2, 2016 at 7:19 am
              1st tell me after independence is dar any military coup?????no......dan how c is raising a issue which dont have any base.....to only disrupt parliament proceeding.....
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                Raghu
                Dec 2, 2016 at 6:36 am
                Failure?! We all Indians thinking a great succsess. And offcourse, es and all terr.o.rists are your blood relation thats aopen secret.
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                  Ra .
                  Dec 2, 2016 at 11:08 am
                  well your friend should be dismissed from his duty immediately for not honouring secrecy commitment and then you for spreading such ghost stories. GUESS WHAT!!! I ''also'' have a 'friend' who has 'told' me that it has been instructed that all the trucks by CM of BJP ruled states should be ped unchecked and no army interference should be allowed ( sounds true as well isn't it)
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