The Opposition has issued an ultimatum to the Congress-led UPA government asking it to revoke its decision on FDI in multi-brand retail in order to end the impasse in the Parliament.
UPA ally Trinamool Congress today questioned the purpose of the proposed all-party meeting by government on the issue of FDI in retail and demanded the withdrawal of the decision immediately.
With the FDI tussle on in full swing, the Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 12 pm.
AIADMK's M Thambi Durai became the first person in the Chair to keep the House in order for the longest period in this Winter session since it was convened on 22 November. Durai managed to keep the Lok Sabha running for 48 minutes before it was adjourned.
The BJP took on the government for not agreeing to discuss price rise under a rule where voting is permitted.
Can Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee cajole the opposition for some business in the House?
Kuldeep Bishnoi takes oath as member of the Parliament from Hisar Parliamentary constituency.