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Opposition Set To Corner Government In Parliament On Bank Scams

Opposition Set To Corner Government In Parliament On Bank Scams

Telegu Desam Party and All India Anna Dravidra Munnetra Kazgham members also raised the issues of special status category for Andhra Pradesh and Cauvery waters.

The Lok Sabha was today adjourned for the day after unrelenting protests by the opposition Congress over the Rs 12,700 crore PNB scam, and demands by the TDP for a special package for Andhra Pradesh.On the first day of the second-leg of the Budget session, the House witnessed uproar as Congress, TDP, TRS as well as AIADMK members trooped into the Well.

The Congress will also raise the issue of "vendatta" at the hands of the BJP-led government aimed at targeting its political opponents.

When the House met for the day, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu mentioned the death of Pandey on January 8 at the age of 88 and that of Ram on February 25 at the age of 73.

PNB scam also echoed in the Rajya Sabha with the Opposition MPs disrupting the proceedings over the Rs 12,700-crore fraud perpetrated by Nirav Modi on the public sector bank.

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Earlier on Monday, both Houses of Parliament were adjourned within 10 minutes of resuming as MPs from Andhra Pradesh restarted their protests demanding a special package for their state.

Listed Business in Parliament In the Lok Sabha, the government listed: The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017, and The Specific Relief (Amendment) Bill, 2017 for discussion and passage. Economic Offenders Bill 2018 and Triple Talaq Bill will remain the main focus of the Government during this session.

The Rajya Sabha first adjourned for 10 miniutes till 11.20 pm and then till 2 pm. He said: "We will demand answers from the government on the bank fraud scam". I don't want to name any particular issue as there are many. The Congress is likely to raise the issue of vendetta politics.

The TMC leader claimed that Prime Minister Modi will not deliver his address from the Red Fort in 2019.


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