Walkout

  • Congress stages walkout alleging ration card irregularities July 23, 2014

    The Opposition Congress on staged a walkout from the Chhattisgarh Assembly alleging irregularities in issuance of ration cards in the state. Raising the issue during question hour, senior Congress MLA Satyanarayan Sharma sought to know how many ration cards were issued to ineligibles and cancelled in Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur and Rajnandgaon...
  • BSP stages walkout over nonappointment of primary teachers June 24, 2014

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) members on Tuesday staged a walkout in the legislative assembly alleging that the state government was not serious in appointment of primary teachers. The walkout was staged during the question hour when leader of Opposition, Swami Prasad Maurya sought to know the time frame of appointment of...
  • UP Assembly: BJP stages walkout over price rise February 21, 2014

    Alleging that Uttar Pradesh government was not serious about controlling the prices of essential commodities, BJP members on Friday held protest and staged a walk out from the Assembly during Question Hour. To a question on what steps have been taken for controlling prices, Minister for Food and Civil Supplies Raghuraj...
  • Congress attacks BJP in HP Assembly over 'false' graft allegations February 5, 2014

    Shimla: Congress on Tuesday attacked the BJP during the debate on motion of thanks on Governor's address saying the Opposition was adopting disruptive tactics to scuttle discussions on major issues. Moving the motion of thanks, Congress MLA Sanjay Rattan termed the Opposition party as 'natak mandali' (theatre group) bent upon disrupting...
  • Congress members walkout from Chhattisgarh assembly March 13, 2013

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproar during question hour on Tuesday as opposition Congress members walked out after accusing the government of ignoring tribals and fudging records on development works. Congress member Kawasi Lakhma alleged that no work was done under the Integrated Tribal Development Project and officials had shown development works...
  • Question Time Didi: Watch the show that Mamata walked out of May 21, 2012

    A furious Mamata Banerjee walked out of CNN-IBN's show when confronted with questions about the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and increased rate of crime against women in her state. ...
  • 'Are public interest questions infuriating?' May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: During her interaction with Kolkata's students and others on CNN-IBN, West Bengal Chief Minister bristled at every question that brought up the issue of intolerance and insensitive statements from the authorities. She branded most of these as 'Maoist' or 'CPI(M)' questions. However, two specific questions incensed her to a...
  • Question Time Didi May 20, 2012

    A furious Mamata Banerjee walked out of CNN-IBN's show when confronted with questions about the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and increased rate of crime against women in her state....
  • Kerala: Walkout in Assembly over boat tragedies March 5, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The opposition Left on Monday walked out of the Kerala Assembly following the denial of an adjournment motion to discuss two deep sea boat tragedies in as many weeks that left five fishermen dead. Leader of opposition VS Achuthanandan, before leading the opposition out, said the two Italian Marines who...
  • Ruckus in J&K Assembly, Oppn stages walkout March 5, 2011

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Saturday plunged into pandemonium followed by the Opposition walking out over alleged misappropriation and discriminatory allocation of funds in various Assembly segments in the state. During the Question Hour, as Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma was replying to a...
  • Of everything else, budget unites Opposition February 26, 2010

    And for the first time ever, the opposition walked out when the budget speech was being delivered. The government is concerned as the instances of the entire opposition ganging up against it are in the rise. It was a rare show of unity among all shades of Opposition and the...
  • Left MP's defy Speaker, Somnath stages walk-out October 25, 2008

    New Delhi: There was drama in Parliament on Friday and it wasn't the MP's but the Speaker Somnath Chatterjee who staged a walk-out. He was angry at his rulings being challenged by the Left MP's. It began with the Speaker rejecting the Left's notice for a privilege motion against the Prime...
  • Watch: Somnath-Left verbal duel October 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Gurudass Dasgupta accused the Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee of misusing the powers of the Chair by not allowing an adjournment motion on minority attacks. ...