26.9 C
New Delhi
Friday 18 October 2019
India Cong continues to disrupt LS over PM's remarks

Cong continues to disrupt LS over PM’s remarks


- Advertisment -

New Delhi: As soon as Question Hour began, Congress members trooped into the Well raising slogans against the Prime Minister such as “pradhan mantri maafi mango” (PM apologise) and “pradhan mantri sadan mein aao” (PM come to the House).

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned for nearly 30 minutes today amid slogan- shouting by Congress members demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks against his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

Leader of Congress in the House Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue but Speaker Sumitra Mahajan refused to entertain his demand during the Question Hour.

The Prime Minister was not present as he is touring Ockhi cyclone-hit states in southern India.

The Question Hour continued amidst din even as Mahajan threatened Congress MPs that she would ‘name’ them. Naming of a member by the Chair generally leads to disciplinary action.

She said whatever happened in an election campaign should not be used to disrupt the House. “The elections are over and the results are out. I cannot allow you to raise the issue here,” she told the agitating members.

Kharge and NCP’s Tariq Anwar said the issue should not be linked to polls.

Newly-elected Congress member Sunil Jakhar said if there was any truth in Modi’s claim that Singh had conspired with Pakistan to rig the Gujarat poll verdict, the government should file a case against the former Prime Minister.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar also urged the Congress members to take their seats and participate in the Question Hour.

A visibly upset Speaker said while the Congress has been accusing the government of not convening the Winter session on time, they were disrupting it now.

Around 11.30 am, she adjourned the House till noon.


Subscribe to our newsletter

You will get all our latest news and articles via email when you subscribe

The email despatches will be non-commercial in nature
Disputes, if any, subject to jurisdiction in New Delhi

Leave a Reply


Karva Chauth: Faith, legend behind viewing the moon through a sieve

The legend and Karva Chauth rituals vary across Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and, in south India, Andhra Pradesh

Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, Here We Come!

Study Wuhan and Mamallapuram in the backdrop of the fact that things are not quite working out in China-Pakistan economic relations, notwithstanding the urge of the communist state to contain India and that of the Islamic state to challenge it

Slowdown Has Reasons Other Than GST, Demonetisation

When all economic sectors decline, the mood of the market turns sombre, turning investors all the more reluctant to pump in money; the interdependence of industries means that the slowdown suffered by one would affect many

Where China & India, Resisting & Improving Democracy, Meet

What you see in Hong Kong is China resisting democracy; what you see in Kashmir is India promoting it; a reasonably capitalist China does not offer freedom politically but India, held back at times by the choice of the people, is still opening up; there could be a point of convergence as the two nations move in opposite directions

Omega-3: Study published in BMJ claiming no benefit for type 2 diabetes has myopic vision

Most respondents in the omega-3 study published in the BMJ are from Europe and North America; such results can hardly be applied worldwide
- Advertisement -


Pakistan-sponsored terrorists now sneaking into India are Afghan, Pashtun

A meeting attended by heads of Pakistan Army, ISI and terror outfits was held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan where the plot was hatched

Manmohan Singh, is this your dissent or self-goal?

While the Congress is opposed to Veer Savarkar, Manmohan Singh tried today to not let the BJP take all the credit for recognising the freedom fighter

Pakistani F-16s chased Indian passenger plane in September

Two Pakistani F-16 aircraft tried to stop a SpiceJet aircraft on its way to Kabul carrying 120 passengers mid-air on 23 September

पाकिस्तान के साथ क्रिकेट संबंधों पर बोले सौरभ — मोदी, ख़ान तय करें

'पाकिस्तान के साथ खेलने के लिए हमें अनुमति लेनी होगी; अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दौरे सरकारों की अनुमति से होते हैं; हमारे पास इस सवाल का जवाब नहीं है'

Malaysia wants to import more from India after adverse comment on Kashmir

Mahathir Mohamad has always been supportive of Pakistan; India-Malaysia relations had improved after he was out of power in 2003

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

%d bloggers like this: