Finance Bill passed in Lok Sabha amid protest by Opposition

Day 6 Budget session Lok Sabha business washed out

TMC raises PNB scam in Rajya Sabha, House adjourned till 2 pm

Earlier this week, the BJP had issued a three-day whip to its members to be present in the House. Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha has been postponed till 2 PM amid protest. They also submitted the same in writing."This shows Government arrogance and unilateral move to bulldoze all the Financial Business without discussing them on the floor of the house", said the submission.Seeking speaker's immediate intervention to protect the rights of the MPs, the submission further says that the government is not taking any initiative to ensure smooth functioning of the House.

The AIADMK was more miffed as the government had, on Monday, filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, against the setting up of a Cauvery Management Board.

When the Lok Sabha re-assembled at Noon after its first adjournment, Congress-led opposition again trooped into the well, raising slogans.

Sonia will host a dinner for opposition parties to cobble together an anti-BJP alliance for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. However, the opposition persisted with its demand. The guests include representatives of parties that have been on the same page as the Congress to take on the government in and outside Parliament.

Bulldog reportedly dies in overhead bin on United Airlines flight
The owner was ordered to put the carrier in the overhead bin, and the woman was told the dog would be fine up there, Lara wrote . The airline assumed full responsibility for the tragedy and said it would be supporting the family who lost their dog.

Responding to Opposition's charge, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that the government made all possible efforts to run the House for the past one-and-a-half week. The Congress is anti-democratic. Applying the guillotine process, the Bill was passed without any discussion as the opposition continued to disrupt the proceedings for the eighth day.

The breakdown in relations between the government and the opposition seems to have worsened compared with previous sessions of Parliament, partly because of happenings post the Tripura results, resulting in vandalism of statues in different parts of the country.

The BJP Parliamentary Party held its meeting on Tuesday morning, which was attended among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, party chief Amit Shah and its patriarch Lal Krishna Advani, among others.

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