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TMC MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy Expelled by RS Chairman

The Quint brings you the latest updates from the second part of the Budget Session of Parliament.

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After a heated discussion in the Rajya Sabha over the AgustaWestland chopper scam, Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 12.00 pm. (Photo: ANI screengrab)

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3 pm as Opposition protest in the well over CAG report on Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation.

1:49 PM , 02 May

Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation in the Parliament

They (Congress) didn’t let Rajya Sabha function. Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation is a state government matter.
Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs 
When the PAC is already discussing the matter, it should not be discussed in Parliament.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
The matter is not before the PAC of the state assembly; contrary to what the Finance Minister has said.
Jairam Ramesh, Congress Rajya Sabha MP
12:45 PM , 02 May

Rajya Sabha chairman Mohammed Hamid Ansari invokes rule 255 against TMC MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy and asks him to leave.

He will stay out of Rajya Sabha for the rest of the day as per rule 255.
Mohammed Hamid Ansari

Rajya Sabha is adjourned till 2pm as Congress continues to protest over CAG report on Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation.

12:04 PM , 02 May

Adjournment Number 3

Rajya Sabha adjourned for 30 minutes. TMC raises the AgustaWestland issue in the house; asks Defence Minister to give statement.

11:30 AM , 02 May

AgustaWestland in the Rajya Sabha

After a heated discussion in the Rajya Sabha over the AgustaWestland chopper scam, Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 12.00 pm.

BJP’s Bhupender Yadav moved a privilege motion against Leader of Opposition in Parliament Ghulam Nabi Azad for saying that there is a deal between the Indian Prime Minister and Italian President to implicate Sonia Gandhi.

We are ready to place all facts before the house. Defence Minister already made statement about the same. There is no reason for the Congress party to gherao the Parliament unless they want to divert the issue as it happened during their regime. 
Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs 
(Photo: ANI screengrab)
(Photo: ANI screengrab)

Published: 02 May 2016, 9:02 AM IST
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