New Delhi(Indilens web team): Continuing the trend of last three days, opposition MPs have scuttled…
AIADMK members created a ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, demanding action against former Union Minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti over the Aircel-Maxis issue. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan allowed them to raise the matter later in the day.
As soon as the House met, AIADMK members trooped the Well, shouting slogans and demanding action from the government.
Amid the din, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said the government had no problem in discussing the matter in any manner and also take necessary action.
Here’s the latest from Parliament:
5.21 pm: Listen to us, We are not your enemy, we do not hate you, Rahul tells PM.
5.20 pm: We had put Pakistan into a “small cage” after 26/11, PM single-handedly destroyed six years of our work by having tea with Pak PM: Rahul.
5.16 pm: PM does not listen to anybody; Even Home Minister was not aware of Naga Accord which PM signed, says Rahul.
5.04 pm: Why didn’t Prime Minister utter a word when teachers and media were attacked, asks Rahul while talking about JNU incident.
4.54 pm: Govt has brought ‘Fair and Lovely’ scheme in Budget for people to convert blackmoney into white money, alleges Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha.
3.39 pm: “We have no holy cows to protect,” says Jaitley on Aircel-Maxis case. More…
3.38 pm: Nobody, howsoever important, would be spared if found guilty in the Aircel—Maxis deal: FM Arun Jaitley.
1:11 pm: On the EPF issue, Finance Mininster Arun Jaitley, in the Lok Sabha, says, “The Govt. will address them during the reply on Budget.” Earlier, Mr. Jaitley, in a post-Budget interaction with industry associations, said that the tax proposal was not aimed at revenue generation, but help everyone get a pension in their old age.
1:10 pm: On EPF taxation, we are in discussion with stakeholders, our Govt is considering all aspects: Bandaru Dattatreya
1:05 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.
12:50 pm: The Lok Sabha takes up debate on Aircel-Maxis issue, amid loud protests from Congress MPs who say it is not on agenda.
12:30 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned briefly following Opposition uproar over alleged inflammatory statement by Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria in Agra.
11:45 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon following uproar by AIADMK MPs on Chidambaram issue and Congress protest over alleged Gujarat land scam.
11:29 am: There should be a inquiry in the Gujarat land issue involving Gujarat CM’s daughter, says Ghulam Nabi Azad (Congress) in the Rajya Sabha.
11:13 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11.22 a.m.
11:11 am: We are ready for discussion on Karti Chidambaram issue, AIADMK should give notice: M.A. Naqvi in RS
10:56 am: BJP MP Om Birla gives a notice in the Lok Sabha over IshratJahan case issue.
10:50 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11 am.
10:00 am: Cabinet meeting scheduled to take place in Parliament at 6:00 p.m., today.
Following is today’s business in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha:
Discussion on Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address.
Discussion on Budget (Railways) for 2016-17.
Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address to be moved.
Bills for consideration and passing:
The National Waterways Bill, 2015.
The Carriage by Air (Amendment) Bill 2015.
The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015.
The High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015.