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.
AAP opposed a BJP request for an obituary reference for VHP leader Ashok Singhal who died a day ago.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said SDMs would be empowered to summon anybody accused of misbehaving with women on buses
According to health department officials, intermittent rains earlier in the year had provided conducive conditions for the spread of the virus, he said.
The committee, consisting of experts and professionals, will undertake a comprehensive study of the structure of salary and allowances prevalent in the country.
All four AAP MPs are from Punjab, the only state where the party performed in the Lok Sabha elections before sweeping the Delhi assembly.
He explained that the Constitution of India and the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi Act provide for the revision of the salary and allowances of MLAs, through an Act that has to be passed by the Delhi Assembly.
Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel has chosen Suryadevara for this assignment to aid and assist him in running the House and its Secretariat.
The Speaker claimed that the quality of issues raised by Aam Aadmi Party’s MLAs on the floor of the House has also improved.
Jarnail Singh, AAP legislator from Rajouri Garden who tabled a resolution to address the “Emergency-like” situation in Delhi said that it was necessary as the Centre is trying to muzzle the government.
Legislators of the Aam Aadmi Party endorsed a resolution in the Delhi Assembly on Friday to bring about a constitutional amendment to put an end to the “Emergency-like” situation created in Delhi.