In Rajya Sabha, Chairman Hamid Ansari said, “since the funeral of former President A P J Abdul Kalam is in progress” at Rameswaram.
Both Houses of Parliament have been adjourned on Wednesday following the death of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in Shillong earlier this week.
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The House was adjourned for the day today till Monday, minutes after it assembled this morning.
Question Hour in the Lok Sabha was washed out for the second consecutive day on Thursday as an aggressive opposition stalled the proceedings over the Lalit Modi controversy.
Though the first day of the monsoon session was centred on her, Sushma Swaraj was away from the action of the Upper House but active in the Lok Sabha, which met just for obituary references.
These are also names which parliament chose to either expunge or not record in its proceedings when they were uttered on the floor of the Lok Sabha in the last one year.
Since rules say that a privilege notice against an MP be considered by the House to which he belongs, Lok Sabha sent the matter to Rajya Sabha.
Sources said that the formal announcement of the names will be made once President Pranab Mukherjee gives his assent.
Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh and Choudhury Birender Singh are yet to move into government bungalows since they have not been vacated by previous occupants.
Arun Jaitley had said it is a serious question in a parliamentary democracy wherein the wisdom of a directly elected house is questioned repeatedly by the indirectly elected house.
Till now, the 16th Lok Sabha has sat for 90 days and passed 55 government bills; 24 bills were passed in the just-concluded fourth session.
She said that there had been instances where some MPs told her that, they often felt hamstrung by technicalities of the subject or their lack of complete understanding.
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