Ranjan Gogoi takes Rajya Sabha oath amid ‘shame on you’ chant from opposition
Thursday, 19 March 2020 As Gogoi’s name was called by chairman Venkaiah Naidu for the oath, MPs in the opposition benches started chanting slogans like “shame on you” with some trooping into the well or crowding the aisles. Even when Naidu called the booing unfair and unbecoming of Parliament, the MPs — from Congress, CPM, DMK, MDMK, Muslim League and BSP — remained undeterred. As Gogoi started taking the oath, the protesting MPs staged a walkout.
ALL FOUR MEN CONVICTED OF THE GANG-RAPE AND KILLING IN THE NIRBHAYA 2012 CASE WILL BE HANGED TOMORROW MORNING AS DECIDED. THE PATIALA HOUSE COURT REJECTED ALL PETITIONS OF THE CONVICTS, AKSHAY THAKUR, PAWAN GUPTA, VINAY SHARMA, AND MUKESH SINGH WHO ARE TO HANG AT 5.30 AM ON FRIDAY MADHYA PRADESH...
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated 'Pediatric Rare Genetic Disorders Laboratory' at the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) in Hyderabad's Uppal area. "I'm really impressed with the good amount of work you're doing in the form of research and particularly rare diseases and figure prints itself is an important aspect of life because it helps us to really identify who have committed the crime and DNA of children," said VP Venkaiah Naidu.
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu released a book 'Parliamentary Messenger in Rajasthan' in Delhi on February 05.Speaking at the event, Naidu said, "Members of Parliament must be like role models for other public representatives in conduct and criticism. Nowadays, the level of debates sometimes gets undermined and the impression of politicians, particularly public representatives, is going down in eyes of people." The book gives insight into initiatives undertaken through the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) on Dr Abhishek Singhvi's recommendation in Rajasthan.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on February 03 urged the members not to record the proceedings of the House on mobile phones and warned that it is against parliamentary etiquette. "There is a restriction on usage of cellular phones within Rajya Sabha chambers. It has been observed that some members are using their mobile phones to record proceedings of house while sitting in chambers such conduct is against parliamentary etiquette," said Chairman Naidu.
Opposition walked out of Rajya Sabha on February 02 as the Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu didn't conduct discussion in farm laws as he said that it will be discussed in Lok Sabha first. The Chairman adjourned the house to meet at 11:30 am. On the walk out, AAP leader Sanjay Singh held the government responsible. He asked that if they cannot discuss such issues, the three farm laws, in the Parliament then what is the whole point of running it? "If we cannot discuss over such issues in the Parliament then what is the whole point of running it? We demanded discussion on the three agriculture laws and repealing of the same. And what discussion they want, they are giving multiple dates to farmers also. The bill has been passed with less majority. Discussion should be held to take back the laws," said Sanjay Singh while speaking to ANI.
Rajasthan Minister of Transport and Soldiers Welfare Department, Pratap Khachariyawas slammed Centre over farmers' issue. He said that the days are not far when BJP ministers will not be able entering in any town and city; the farmers and countrymen will not allow them. He also slammed Prime Minister Modi over his 'parjivi' statement in Rajya Sabha. He said that the Prime Minister cannot insult farmers, as they are the people who are producing food for the countrymen.
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A day before the floor test in Puducherry Assembly, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy held a meeting with Congress and DMK MLAs to discuss the strategy ahead. Briefing the reporters, Narayanasamy said, "I held a meeting with ministers, MLAs of Congress and DMK, MPs and other party leaders today. We discussed the strategy to be adopted in the Legislative Assembly. We have decided to disclose our strategy on the floor of the House." On Feb 21, Congress MLA K Lakshmi Narayanan and DMK MLA K Venkatesan tendered their resignation from the Assembly Speaker VP Sivakolundhu. Narayanan said, “It was my individual decision as the party has not given me my due recognition in the government that's why I have taken this decision.” Watch the full video for more.
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After resignation spree of MLAs from Congress and DMK in Puducherry, state government's strength has dwindled in Assembly. After the meeting with party leaders, ministers, MLAs and MPs, Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy said that party will disclose their strategy on the floor of the House. "Today, ministers, MLAs of Congress and DMK, MPs and other party leaders met and discussed the strategy to be adopted by us in the Legislative Assembly (tomorrow). We have decided to disclose our strategy on the floor of the House," said CM V Narayanasamy.
As per Sri Lankan media, the decision to remove the war memorial (commemorating the Mullivaikkal massacre of 2009), at the Jaffna University was taken by Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Srisatkunarajah, 'as it was seen as an obstruction to unity and reconciliation'. While speaking to ANI in Chennai on January 10, Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader, Vaiko said, "I deplore and condemn the act of demolishing the memorial erected in the Jaffna University in the memory of the Tamils killed in the genocide. But the memory cannot be erased in our minds." "I condemn the Indian government because they haven't reacted to this," he added.
BJP leader Tejasvi Surya launched a fierce attack on the DMK accusing it of being anti-Hindu. ‘DMK represents a bad, virulent ideology which is anti-Hindu. Every Tamil is a proud Hindu. This is the sacred land that has the highest number of temples in the country. Every inch of Tamil Nadu is sacred, but DMK is anti-Hindu, so we must defeat it,’ Surya said. He also claimed that the BJP is the only party that respects all regional languages and Hindutva has to win if Tamil has to survive. He also accused the Stalin led party of grabbing temple land whenever it has been in power. Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in the state later in the year. Watch the full video for all the details.
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DMK represents a very bad, virulent ideology which is anti-Hindu therefore we must defeat DMK, said BJP Yuva Morcha president Tejasvi Surya on February 21 while addressing a public gathering in a poll bound state Tamil Nadu's Salem. "DMK represents a very bad, virulent ideology which is anti-Hindu. Every Tamil is proud Hindu. This is the sacred land that has highest number of temples in country, every inch of Tamil Nadu is sacred, but DMK is anti-Hindu, so we must defeat it," said Surya.
A big row has broken out over the nomination of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha. AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said questioned whether this was a case of quid pro quo. He..
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