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.
The land boundary agreement is crucial for India and Bangladesh. Passing the bill unanimously in the Rajya Sabha was no small feat, given the opposition’s attitude to the Modi government.
Government should engage with the Opposition in Rajya Sabha, instead of speaking of hierarchies.
Arun Jaitley is the leader of the House in Rajya Sabha.
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As sloganeering assumed feverish pitch, Congress MPs shouted: “chicken curry na mutton curry istifa do Gadkari (neither chicken nor mutton curry, it is only resignation from Gadkari.”
Former India hockey captain says he will ask Tendulkar to participate in the discussion.
“But mine was not a policy statement…that was my suggestion,” she said.
Congress said dalits in many Gujarat villages were being discriminated against and not allowed to enter temples.
According to United Nations Population Fund, 75 percent of the married women in India are subjected to marital rape.
An objectionable word used by the Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers in his reply was also expunged by the Chair after vociferous protest by the Opposition members.
The Bill was passed with the full strength of the treasury benches, though several oppn members were not present.
Tendulkar, nominated to the Rajya Sabha in April 2012, rarely comes to Parliament for which he has been often criticised.
“The Prime Minister should come to the House and make a statement,” Azad said.
Unlike others who have had to leave after completing their parliamentary terms, Amar Singh has so far managed to stay on.