Speaker adjourned the House after Harsimrat Kaur Badal kept speaking despite being repeatedly told to take her seat.
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.
Congress accuses Lok Sabha chair of impartiality, government asserted that the Speaker cannot be “threatened”
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan talks about the challenges of running Lok Sabha.
The bold Hindi play Kishan v/s Kanhaiya staged in the auditorium of Parliament House library left MPs by surprise.
Congress, prompted by Sonia Gandhi, objected to the order. Mallikarjun Kharge said Mann’s remark was neither unparliamentary nor against the rules.
The issue of violence and verbal attacks against minority communities had been raised by the Congress.
Raj Kumar Singh, BJP MP from Ara (Bihar) and Nagendra Singh, BJP MP from Khajuraho (MP) were unanimously elected.
Speaking at the 5th India Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference, Mahajan said asked speakers.
A strong Opposition reminds the government that it cannot do whatever it feels like, she said.
Sumitra Mahajan said, Speaker’s hands are tied by rule book, which has defined criteria for selection of LoP.
Speakers from states like Uttrakhand and Telangana came out in support of the suggestio. Others said a system could be evolved through discussion.
The senior BJP leader is said to have been persuading Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for appointing Deepak Chopra as his personal assistant with the rank of a joint secretary.
The delegates could not meet the Speaker due to a scheduling mix-up, Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar, who had arranged their meeting, said.
It is not clear whether the Left would join the delegation.