From Trinamool to Left, RJD and Samajwadi Party, Cong scouts for, finds support against suspension.
Joining the protest was former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was present at the demonstration before the Mahatma Gandhi statue inside Parliament complex.
Confrontation between government and opposition is set to escalate with Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today suspending 25 Congress members for five days for “persistently, willfully obstructing” the House”.
‘Terrorism is terrorism, it does not have any caste, creed or religion,’ Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.
In Lok Sabha, Opposition MPs were heard shouting “shame shame” and “Pradhan Mantri chuppi todo (Prime Minister break your silence)”.
The Minister also read out rules of conduct in the House and urged the Speaker to take the matter seriously.
The BJP government held an all-party meeting seeking to end the logjam but the Congress refused to attend it.
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.
Actor-turned-BJP leader George Baker speaks to The Indian Express about his nomination by the President from the Anglo-Indian Community to the Lok Sabha.
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.
Best of Express