Capital gets maximum attention as well as criticism, she tells Delhi’s MLAs.
Sathe said that his political views would have no bearing on how he would function.
Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said Sushma had not replied to the seven questions he had raised Wednesday.
As Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked Union Minister Uma Bharti to place a statement on the table of the House, she inadvertently referred to her as “Shrimati”.
Kharge accused the treasury benches of hyperbole and added that they try to use “Chanakya niti”.
Why didn’t LSTV and RSTV (Rajya Sabha TV) telecast the disorderly conduct throughout the session?
As soon as she said this, Lok Sabha TV started beaming visuals that it had not shown throughout the session — of MPs protesting in the well, standing right next to the Speaker’s chair.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s decision to suspend 25 Congress MPs wasn’t unprecedented. Does drastic action help run a chaotic House better?
Although no legislative business was conducted, the speaker conducted the Question Hour and allowed the Zero Hour, which gave ruling party MPs to raise matters of public importance.
Amarinder did quit the Congress once. In 1984, after Operation Blue Star, he joined the Akali Dal and became a minister in the Surjit Singh Barnala government.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan contends that she exhausted all options before suspending 25 Congress MPs, argues media should not be present during standing committee proceedings.
Mahajan said Speakers of all states ‘unanimously’ decided that India will boycott the meeting if J&K Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta is not invited.
The RSP MP appealed to the Speaker to reexamine the provisions and take ‘appropriate decision’.
Congress MPs from both the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha will hold a protest in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament on Tuesday.
Mahajan said she hoped to give parliamentary proceedings ‘a fresh start’ with her ‘stringent decision’ against obstructionism in the house.