Left Menu
Development News Edition

Trinamool Cong MPs stage walkout in Rajya Sabha

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 17-03-2020 21:22 IST | Created: 17-03-2020 20:25 IST
Trinamool Cong MPs stage walkout in Rajya Sabha
Representative Image Image Credit: Twitter (@AITCofficial)

Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday staged a walkout in protest against some remarks made by Minister of State of Railways Suresh Angadi. Soon after Railways Minister Piyush Goyal responded to a discussion on working of the Ministry of Railways, Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien lodged his protest against the remarks made by the junior minister.

Earlier speaking during the discussion, Angadi said, "I have been to West Bengal, it is very unfortunate that there are encroachments on both sides of the (railway) tracks by unauthorised persons whether national...or from other states, other countries, we don't know." "There is no response from the state government to (request to) clear the tracks," he said. Angadi added the railways network has been impacted the most in the state due to protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

O'Brien opposed the minister describing the people of his state in a particular way. Deputy Chairman Harivansh, who was in the Chair, said the issue would be examined, and added that "nothing will go on record".

Amid protests by Opposition members, the Trinamool Congress MPs staged a walkout.



Rethinking Rural Livelihoods in the Times of COVID-19

The reverse migration caused by COVID 19 pandemic has put an additional burden of about one crore people on Indian villages particularly in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Bengal and Odisha. Besides increasing the risk of spreading the ...

‘Discounted Deaths’ and COVID 19: Anthropology of Death and Emotions

Death is a social event rather than the mere cessation of biological functions. As seen by anthropologists, death is not just physical but intensely social, cultural, and political....

Indigenous knowledge of communities a must for maximizing impact of community work

Generally, it has been observed that the majority of the academicians in higher education institutions neglect the wisdom of community people and throw their weight around thinking that they know everything and the community knows nothing. ...

In rebuking FBR, Pakistan’s courts take a stand for public health

The system, if implemented effectively, will allow Pakistans revenue service to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products and potentially add hundreds of millions of dollars to the states budget each year. ...


Latest News

New $27million project backed by Govt to boost horticulture production

The Government is backing a new 27 million project aimed at boosting sustainable horticulture production and New Zealands COVID-19 recovery efforts, says Agriculture Minister Damien OConnor.Our horticulture sector has long been one of New Z...

Applications open for forestry scholarships to support Māori

Applications have opened for 2021 Ng Karahipi Uru Rkau Forestry Scholarships, which will support more Mori and women to pursue careers in forestry science, says Forestry Minister Shane Jones.Im delighted Te Uru Rkau is offering Ng Karahipi...

Quincy Crew joins CR4ZY in ESL One Birmingham - NA/SA upper bracket

A day after taking its first loss of the tournament, Quincy Crew rebounded Sunday with a win on the final day of group play to book a spot in the upper bracket at the ESL One Birmingham 2020 -- Online North South America event. Despite los...

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks prove resilient to US riots as S&P futures bounce

Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in U.S. cities and unease over Washingtons power struggle with Beijing. E-Mini futures for the SP 500 recovered early lo...

Give Feedback