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Parliament logjam: Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment over Lalitgate, Vyapam scam

Jul 31, 2015

Parliament logjam: Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment over Lalitgate, Vyapam scam

Opposition Congress on Friday forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha for about 40 minutes as its members created a furore demanding the resignation of ministers allegedly involved in Lalitgate and Vyapam scam before these issues could be taken up for discussion. #Congress #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #parliament #Parliament logjam #PJ Kurien #Vyapam scam
'The Chair is helpless': Day 2 of Parliament session was a complete washout

Jul 22, 2015

'The Chair is helpless': Day 2 of Parliament session was a complete washout

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha PJ Kurien, after several disruptions, finally gave up and adjourned the Parliament for the day. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #didyouknow #Lok Sabha #parliament #Monsoon session #PJ Kurien #Sumitra Mahajan
Real Estate Bill: United Opposition forces deferment in Rajya Sabha

May 05, 2015

Real Estate Bill: United Opposition forces deferment in Rajya Sabha

The controversial Real Estate Bill, that seeks to regulate realty business, was on Tuesday put off indefinitely after a united opposition insisted on sending it to a Select Committee of Parliament in Rajya Sabha where the ruling NDA is in a minority. #Politics #India #UPA #Rajya Sabha #Derek O'Brien #PJ Kurien #Select Committee #Real Estate Bill
Privilege notice against DNA, Tehelka for report on Rajya Sabha TV

Apr 29, 2015

Privilege notice against DNA, Tehelka for report on Rajya Sabha TV

Sixty MPs belonging to various parties have given a privilege notice in Rajya Sabha seeking action against a daily newspaper and a weekly over publication of "false, fabricated and malicious" reports about the functioning of Rajya Sabha television, but the government advocated caution. #India #NewsTracker #parliament #Tehelka #DNA #PJ Kurien #Rajya Sabha TV
Govt assures relief for farmers hit by rain, hailstorms

Mar 19, 2015

Govt assures relief for farmers hit by rain, hailstorms

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government has full sympathy with the farmers in this hour of natural crisis and the Centre would take all possible steps. #Economy #Congress #Digvijaya Singh #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Agriculture #Land Acquisition Act #Trinamool Congress #Arun Jaitley #PJ Kurien #hailstorm #Unseasonal rains
RS adjourned after Congress disrupts House over Subramanian Swamy's remarks on mosque demolition

Mar 17, 2015

RS adjourned after Congress disrupts House over Subramanian Swamy's remarks on mosque demolition

Rajya Sabha was adjourned briefly after Congress members created uproar over BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's reported remarks on demolishing mosques. #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Subramanian Swamy #Parliament session #PJ Kurien
Despite attack in Parliament, Sharad Yadav remains unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark

Mar 17, 2015

Despite attack in Parliament, Sharad Yadav remains unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark

Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Smriti Irani #Sharad Yadav #JD(U) #PJ Kurien
No rule to prohibit introduction of a bill if similar is pending in other House, says PJ Kurien

Mar 11, 2015

No rule to prohibit introduction of a bill if similar is pending in other House, says PJ Kurien

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said there is no rule or provision that prohibits introduction of a bill in Lok Sabha when a similar one is pending in the Upper House. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #parliament #Bills #PJ Kurien
PJ Kurien pulls up govt for absence of minister in Rajya Sabha

Aug 13, 2014

PJ Kurien pulls up govt for absence of minister in Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien on Wednesday pulled up the government over absence of any minister during a debate on working of Women and Child Development Ministry. #India #NewsTracker #parliament #Sadananda Gowda #PJ Kurien