The MP also raised questions about the state of affairs in Air India. He said passengers were provided with TV, towels and tissues on international flights but not on domestic flights.
Most of the members who put supplementaries to the question — on oil wells and their development — made it a point to refer to Adityanath’s new position
Prakash Javadekar told the Lok Sabha Monday that about 20 per cent posts in central universities were vacant
Govt says will bear burden of UP waiver after poll promise; Sena, Cong MPs walk out of Lok Sabha.
Earlier, the names of Satpal Maharaj and Prakash Pant were also doing the rounds for the chief minister’s post.
The bill has been wrongly drafted, he said, and asked the government to come back after consultation with states.
ll AIADMK members present in the House sprang to their feet the moment Sundaram rose to raise the matter.
Rising as soon as the House assembled, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said democracy was being murdered.
The BJP will record big gains next year, taking its tally to 67; the Congress will be down to 48 from the current 59
Needs votes of just one party: AIADMK or BJD, or TRS plus YSRCP
Reacting to the Home Minister’s comments, Sartaj told reporters in Lucknow that it was “a matter of happiness that they have acknowledged our decision”.
Nitish and Hardik are already working in tandem with each other.
The former diplomat was a leading light of the All-India Babri Action Committee, which sought to counter the Sangh Parivar's Ramjanmabhoomi movement.
Shiv Sena MP from Amravati, Anandrao Adsul, speaks to Indian Express about why he attacked PM Modi during a discussion in the Lok Sabha.
Tiwari has been seeking a ticket for Rohit from Kumaon region of Uttarakhand and the BJP has reportedly agreed to his demand.
On Bal Thackeray birth anniversay, Sena chief might declare to go for it alone if seat-sharing negotiations failed to make a headway by then, said leaders
Amethi is a Congress bastion and also the Lok Sabha constituency of Rahul Gandhi.
Lok Sabha worked for just 19 hours while losing 92, Rajya Sabha for 22 hours while losing more than 86. In other words, for every hour of work done, Lok Sabha lost five hours while Rajya Sabha lost four.
The rule book allows the Speaker to stop Rahul Gandhi if he were to elaborate on allegations of personal nature.
“Who’s running the House? It is running on its own. Neither the Speaker nor the Parliamentary Affairs Minister is running the House,” said Advani, after the Lok Sabha was adjourned.
A P Jithender Reddy, TRS, Lok Sabha, speaks to The Indian Express.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan appealed to members to start a discussion and offered to waive all rules but in vain as the Opposition insisted a vote follow the debate.
Both the BJD and the TRS are ruling parties in Odisha and Telangana, respectively, but are not permanent camp-followers of either the BJP or Congress and tend to take issue-based positions.
He reportedly said his party leadership would not let him do so in the form suggested by the nine-member committee headed by BJP member Kirit Somaiya.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said, “I am shocked at what the chief minister of a state has said about the Army."
Other members (Trinamool Congress, Shiv Sena, BJD, AIADMK) felt AAP MP Bhagwant Mann had already been punished enough.
Speaking after question hour, Rajnath said: “Madam, the decision which our government has taken is historic, bold and pro-poor."
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan first adjourned the House till noon, and later warned Akshay Yadav over his conduct.
The SBI branch manager has sought the Reserve Bank of India’s guidance.
Both Houses adjourned, Prime Minister likely to speak next week.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had set up the nine-member committee on July 25 to look into the issue.
The development comes even as Lalu’s Grand Alliance partner in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, has begun an independent election campaign in UP. for his party, the Janata Dal (United).
Want Lalu to act against Raghuvansh for comments on Nitish
Sources said the Centre was non-committal on the suggestion for taking Hurriyat on board.
Though keen on expanding his political reach ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Nitish wants to tread cautiously as he has to contend with the political agenda of a Sikh-centric party.
Separately, the Lok Sabha count of the bills passed during the session was 15 and the Rajya Sabha, 14.
The story arcs of these three characters are, unfortunately, the least interesting.