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

TDP MPs give notices to Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha

TDP MPs give notices to Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha

Last week, the TDP also had pulled out two Ministers from the Modi government to ventilate their grievances for not granting Special Category status to the "bifurcated" Andhra Pradesh.

Opposition protests, over a range of diverse issues, spilled over into the second week of the resumed Budget session of the Lok Sabha.

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha faced repeated adjournments before adjourning for the day.

Telugu Desam Party MPs staged their protest both inside and outside the Houses.

Within minutes after it met, members from various parties trooped near the Speaker's podium, raising slogans on different issues, including the banking irregularities.

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TRS members were demanding to increase the quota of reservation in Telangana State.

A question pertaining to the Ministry of Agriculture was taken up but as there was no improvement in the situation and nothing could be heard in the din, the chair adjourned the House till 12 noon.

After both Houses were adjourned, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar requested the Congress and other parties to let the Parliament function and hold constructive discussions.

The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Wednesday and the Rajya Sabha till 2 pm. The minister also introduced the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill 2018.

TDP and YSR Congress members were seen in the well of the House on their demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh while AIADMK and DMK wanted Cauvery Management Board. P J Kurien adjourned the House till tomorrow.

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