Raising the issue during zero hour, Thakur claimed the book, written by Bipan Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, described Rahul Gandhi as a “charismatic leader”.
Citing an IIT-Kanpur study, Pappu Yadav said the pollution from cars was a mere five per cent and the Delhi government has failed to address other issues which contribute for 95 per cent pollution.
Unlike LS, RS members have to declare all financial interests
Lok Sabha should create consultative mechanism for speaker to certify a money bill.
Replying to points made by the Congress and Opposition speakers, Deputy Home Minister F.H. Mohsin said dynamite had been discovered in Baroda and Kerala.
Instead of a reasoned debate on the distress in the country, the government pushes itself in a corner and perceives everyone else as working against national interest.
The Lok Sabha secretariat informed The Indian Express under the RTI Act that 14 of 45 Congress MPs are yet to make their declarations, including Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Congress chief.
The process of return of the bill saw an animated debate over why it was brought as a money bill. Since it was a money Bill, it could not be rejected or amended by Rajya Sabha.
Responding to both, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu promised there will be action from the government’s side.
Party sticks to ‘conspiracy’ theory, divide emerges on how to deal with issue.
The proposed law makes it mandatory for all residential and commercial projects to register with the Regulator and will apply to new and ongoing projects.
When Bihar MP Rajesh Ranjan, alias Pappu Yadav, kept up the noise from his seat, despite repeated refusal from the Speaker insisting that his statement be laid in the House, Mahajan said, “I am not calling you Pappu, nah… So please behave like Rajesh.”
Belting out statistics, some members said there was a need to raise their strength in Parliamentary Standing Committees.
“The erstwhile UPA government tried to evolve consensus on the issue for 10 years and the present dispensation is continuing that effort,” Naidu said.
The BJP was the main opposition when Chatterjee was the Speaker and much, if not all, of the disruption was caused by it.