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  • Assembly adjourned after opposition's protests June 19, 2014

    The budget session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly began on a stormy note Thursday with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators staging a sit-in inside the house. Protesting against the failing law and order situation in the state, BJP MLAs held a noisy "dharna" near the speaker's chair following which the house...
  • Lok Sabha to be adjourned on opening day after paying homage to Munde June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The sudden demise of Union Minister Gopinath Munde has forced changes in the schedule of the Parliament proceedings on Wednesday. The first sitting of the 16th Lok Sabha on Wednesday will be adjourned for the day after paying tributes to the leader who died in a road mishap...
  • Telangana tangle continues to rock Parliament February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: 12:17 PM: Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Telangana and other issues forces adjournment till 2PM. 12:13 PM: Lok Sabha has been adjourned for the day. 11:06 AM: While the Lok Sabha will convene at 12 noon, Rajya Sabha was adjourned for 10 minutes and will meet at...
  • Telangana: CM tables vote on account budget in AP Assembly, House adjourned February 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Even as President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to give his assent on the Telangana draft Bill on Monday, Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy tabled the vote on account budget in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly. The House was soon adjourned till Wednesday for the members to discuss the budget. Meanwhile, Telugu Desam...
  • Pervez Musharraf's treason trial adjourned January 29, 2014

    Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf's treason trial was adjourned on Wednesday for a day after his lawyers sought time to go through prosecution's objections to his medical report. Musharraf's counsel Anwar Mansoor said he is yet to go through the objections raised by prosecutor Akram Sheikh against the 70-year-old's medical report...
  • Assembly adjourned twice as AP, Telangana supporters refuse to relent January 29, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly was adjourned twice this morning without transacting any business as legislators on either side of the regional divide remained stubborn on their respective stands on the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013. Pro-united state and pro-Telangana slogans reverberated in the Assembly as members from either side remained in the Well...
  • Parliament adjourned till noon amid uproar December 9, 2013

    Parliament was adjourned till noon on Monday amidst pandemonium over various issues, including Telangana and price rise. As soon as Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha met for the day, members of Telugu Desam Party, Left and BSP rushed to the Well raising their demands. In the Lok Sabha, TDP members opposed...
  • After losing 44 hours of work, Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die September 7, 2013

    Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Saturday after a month-long Monsoon Session which saw passage of 18 legislations, including the landmark Food Security Bill and Land Acquisition Bill, but lost 44 hours of work due to disturbances over various issues. "There were spells of calm and fury," Chairman Hamid Ansari...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks: Pakistan court adjourns hearing till Wednesday September 3, 2013

    The hearing in the Mumbai attack case was on Tuesday adjourned till Wednesday after the prosecution said the Law Ministry is yet to issue gazette notification about departure of Judicial Commission to India on September 7. During the hearing at the Anti Terrorism Court in Islamabad, Special Prosecutor M Azar Chaudhry...
  • Lok Sabha adjourned till Friday after furore over Telagana issue August 22, 2013

    The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Friday after repeated disruptions on Thursday as the treasury and opposition benches clashed over a move to suspend Congress and TDP members whose protests against the creation of Telangana has paralysed the house for days. In a surprise move, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath moved...
  • Opposition forces RS adjournment till noon on Vadra land deal August 13, 2013

    Opposition BJP on Tuesday forced adjournment of Rajya Sabha till noon over alleged land dealings of Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in Haryana. As Chairman Hamid Ansari took up the first listed question, BJP members were on their feet raising slogans on the issue. TDP members displayed shirts with slogan...
  • Congress wins Karnataka, Parliament adjourned sine die May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliament was adjourned sine die at 12.56 pm on Wednesday, two days before scheduled end of the Budget session. The decision was reportedly taken after the Congress's victory in Karnataka elections. The adjournment would mean that crucial bills like the Food Security Bill and the Land Acquisition Bill...
  • Parliament stalled amidst BJP demand for PM's resignation May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Proceedings in Parliament were disrupted on Friday with the Lok Sabha adjourning for the day at noon, as members of several parties raised slogans on a variety of demands, including Prime Minister's resignation over alleged scam in coal block allocation. Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2.30 PM soon after...
  • Lok Sabha adjourned after condoling death of TMC member April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha was adjourned on Thursday without transacting any business as a mark of respect for Trinamool Congress member Ambika Banerjee who died early this morning. Banerjee, who was an MP from Howrah, was 84. As soon as the House met for the day, Speaker Meira Kumar condoled his...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey March 25, 2013

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  • Liaqat arrest: J&K MLAs seek adjournment motion March 25, 2013

    Srinagar: Four members of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday gave notice for an adjournment motion on the issue of the arrest of Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Ali Shah. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has already sought an NIA probe and is expected to make a statement in the House. The state...
  • J&K Assembly disallows adjournment motion on CRPF attack March 14, 2013

    Jammu: An adjournment motion on the killing of five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, moved in the legislative assembly by the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP), was on Thursday disallowed. Deputy speaker Sartaj Madni, who was in the chair on Thursday morning, rejected the motion moved by the...
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned over harassment of fishermen March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till noon on Thursday as AIADMK members sought an immediate reply from the government on the alleged harassment of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy. AIADMK and DMK members raised the issue soon after the house met for the day. DMK member Tiruchi...
  • HC adjourns hearing on Jagan's bail plea to Jan 4 December 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday adjourned till January 4 the hearing on a regular bail plea of jailed YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in the alleged disproportionate assets case. Justice B Seshasayana Reddy adjourned the hearing on the bail plea moved by the Kadapa MP...
  • RS adjourned till noon after uproar over FDI November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was on Thursday adjourned till noon after uproar by opposition NDA which demanded discussion on allowing FDI in retail sector, under a rule that allows voting. As the House met for the day, NDA members led by senior BJP members M Venkaiah Naidu and Ravi Shankar...
  • Gurgaon Expressway: Court adjourns toll hearing case September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Punjab and Haryana Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing in the Gurgaon Expressway toll collection case till September 28, ruling that status quo shall be maintained till then. The court was expected to decide whether toll tax should be collected on the Expressway. Earlier this month, the court...
  • AP Assembly adjourned over Telangana issue September 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: The monsoon session of the Andhra Pradesh assembly began on a stormy note on Monday as legislators from various parties noisily demanded a resolution on the issue of statehood for Telangana, leading to the house being adjourned for the day. The house was first adjourned repeatedly and then till...
  • Mining scam: Alagiri son's bail hearing adjourned September 4, 2012

    Chennai: The hearing on the anticipatory bail plea of Union Minister MK Alagiri's son Durai Dayanidhi has been adjourned till next Monday. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court will hear his plea in the granite mining scam. Dayanidhi was director of one of the eight mining companies named in the...
  • BJP adjournment motion on Assam violence rejected August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: An adjournment motion on the violence in Assam moved by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday was rejected by a voice vote. Speaking at the conclusion of debate on the motion, BJP leader LK Advani said he was not satisfied with the reply of...
  • Fishermen killing: Italian marines' case adjourned July 17, 2012

    Kollam: A local court in Kollam on Tuesday adjourned to July 25 trial in the case relating to the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines on board 'Enrica Lexie' off Kollam coast. Judge PD Rajan of the district and sessions court adjourned the trial to July 25...
  • UPA, Cong committed a fraud on democracy: BJP December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad has severely criticised the Congress and the ruling UPA Government for orchestrating the proceedings in the Rajya Sabha so that no voting on the Lokpal Bill could take place. "The UPA Government and the Congress has committed a fraud on the democracy," said Prasad. The...
  • Govt has no authority to continue: Jaitley December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: After the upper House was adjourned on Thursday midnight without voting on the Lokpal Bill, the Leader of Oppositon in Rajya Sabha and BJP leader Arun Jaitley criticised the Government for staging the drama and asked for immediate resignation of the UPA Government. "It (the Government) has no right...
  • LS adjourned over Judicial Accountability Bill December 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha was adjourned abruptly on Wednesday after uproar created by the BJP, which wanted voting on two bills - Judicial Accountability and 114th Constitution Amendment Bill. The sudden adjournment of the House left the debate on the two crucial bills incomplete. The much-delayed Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill 2010,...
  • Rajya Shabha adjourned till Thursday December 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Amidst confusion about the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha, the upper House has been adjourned till Thursday, after the Government on Wednesday afternoon said the legislation will be debated on Thursday. The Lokpal Bill has been introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday but the discussion and voting...
  • NDA trying to politicise black money: Congress December 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday refuted senior BJP leader LK Advani's allegation that the UPA Government has been delaying action on black money. Tewari accused the NDA of politicising the problem of black money and pointed out that the Centre has been taking action against those involved...