Both the houses of the Parliament were adjourned today after the opposition demanded Chidambaram's resignation following a report that he had quashed three FIR's against a former client.
The Gandhian has threatened to go on an indefinite fast if Lokpal is not passed in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.
The veteran BJP leader said that with rampant corruption, development will reach a dead end.
In what appears to be a busy day in Parliament, the food security bill, whistleblowers bill and judicial accountability bill will be up for discussion in the House.
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee addresses the Lok Sabha on price rise.
Pranb Mukherjee lashes out at the Opposition for failing to see the bigger picture behind inflation and blindly disrupting the house for petty political gains.
In a hard hitting speech, the leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha said that the government was hiding between statistics and jargon instead of addressing the real issues of price rise and poverty.
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the road ahead for the Indian economy is tough but not impossible to tread on.
Parliament today completed its first Question Hour without any significant hindrances from any corner.
The Finance Minister today spoke to Leader of Opposition on the Lok Sabha and is said to have conveyed government's decision to put FDI in retail on hold till a consensus is reached among all the political parties.
Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned minutes after they met for the day.
Day eight of the Winter Session saw no legislative activities being conducted. After the Congress agreed to an adjournment over FDI, BJP dismissed the call demanding a complete rollback on the decision.
Slamming the Congress-led UPA government of misleading the people of the country, BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi today said that the Congress was compromising the nation's interests to boost US and European economies.
The Congress Core Committee met to discuss ways to come out of the current political crisis due to the new FDI in retail policy.
Before today's session, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee explained the nuances of FDI in retail and its impact on the economy to Congress MPs even as party president Sonia Gandhi gave the Congress Parliamentary Committee meeting a miss.