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The BJP is learnt to have picked Trivendra Singh Rawat, a former RSS pracharak, as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Sources said that while Rawat was informed last night, he will be formally elected by the party’s MLAs on Friday.
As the Opposition continued to stall Parliament on Wednesday, BJP leader L K Advani expressed his displeasure with Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar for not being able to ensure the smooth functioning of the House.
With the Opposition stepping up the heat against the demonetisation drive, leading to disruptions in both Houses of Parliament, the Government prepared to weather the storm at least till the beginning of next week in the hope that the cash crunch cased by the withdrawal of old R500 and R1,000 notes would have somewhat eased by then.
This infuriated Congress members who moved menacingly towards the treasury benches. Marshals stepped in, positioning themselves between the two sides to prevent any physical clash.
Subramanian Swamy, one of the six people nominated by the President to the Upper House who were sworn in on Tuesday, has informed the Rajya Sabha Secretariat that he has decided to accept the BJP whip.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan contends that she exhausted all options before suspending 25 Congress MPs,
argues media should not be present during standing committee proceedings, and explains why ‘unparliamentary remarks’ need to be expunged despite proceedings being shown live.
Sharad Yadav says the Janata Parivar merger is crucial to put a check on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) policies that are increasing social, economic disparity, and says no one who knows him can call him anti-women.