November 22nd, 2011
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Rajya Sabha and Lokh Sabha adjourned

lokh-sabhaNew Delhi: Due to uproar in both the houses of Parliament, Rajya Sabha as well as the Lokh Sabha were adjourned . The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned for the day while Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 12 noon. Both the houses were adjourned as soon as they were convened.

The Rajya Sabha, has been adjourned for the day after obituary references. Meanwhile, The Lokh Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon due to the ruckus created in the parliament by the Left and the Samajwadi Party members. The Left moved a plea for adjournment motion to discuss the price rise issue. However the Speaker refused the grant permission for adjournment motion and instead called called for the start of the Question Hour with Union Home Minister P Chidambaram giving a written reply as is the norm.The Left created a ruckus over the issue. MP’s of the of the Samajwadi Party too created a ruckus over Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati’s move to divide the state into four. The Speaker was finally forced to adjourn the House.

The NDA is all  set to boycott Home Minister P Chidambaram in Parliament over his alleged involvement in the 2G Scam. This means that they will just not allow him to speak in House at all. Ahead of the start of the Winter Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stated that he hoped all the political parties will oppose the ‘expected’ boycott of the House from the Opposition.

“I sincerely hope that this session of parliament will move smoothly. Government is committed to discuss all issues. All political parties would recognize we have important legislation for this country, Singh told reporters before entering the Parliament. I hope the political parties will resist boycott. I appeal to all the parties to work together for the country,” he said. “As global economy is facing crisis, we may go down if we don’t look after our own affairs,” he added.

The government tentatively intends to pass two bills a day during the 21-day winter session. 31 Bills are listed for passing and 23 for introductions. The important Bills slated for this session are the Lokpal Bill, Whistle blowers bill, Judicial Standards Accountability Bill, National Food Security Bill ,Prevention of Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill and many more.

The government plans major policy decisions to register its governance which include FDI in multi-brand retail, foreign airlines investment in civil aviation, FDI in pension, new manufacturing policy and companies law and changes in telecom policy.

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