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TMC’s Derek O’Brien to join 12 suspended MPs in protest

New Delhi [India]: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O’Brien joined the dharna of 12 suspended MPs in their protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament on Wednesday.O’Brien was suspended from Rajya Sabha yesterday for the remaining part of the current Session for ‘unruly behaviour’ in the House. The action was taken against O’Brien for throwing rule book on the reporters’ table during a discussion on the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021′.Biju Janata Dal leader Sasmit Patra, who was Presiding the Chair, made the announcement to suspend O’Brien followed by a motion moved by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V Murleedharan in the Upper House.The TMC member threw the Rajya Sabha rule book on the reporters’ table as the Chair rejected his point of order saying the matter is explained. The treasury benches then raised the issue to suspend him.O’Brien then staged a walkout from…

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TMC MP Derek O’Brien suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining winter session for throwing rule book

New Delhi [India]: Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien was suspended from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday for the remaining winter session of Parliament for throwing rule book on the reporters’ table during a discussion on the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021′.Biju Janata Dal leader Sasmit Patra, who was Presiding the Chair, made the announcement to suspend Derek followed by a motion moved by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V Murleedharan in the Upper House. TMC member Derek threw the Rajya Sabha rule book on the reporters’ table as the Chair rejected his point of order saying the matter is explained. The treasury benches then raised the issue to suspend him.The TMC leader then staged a walkout from the House following other members of Opposition parties that included Congress, DMK, TMC, AAP, Shiv Sena, Left, RJD, Samajwadi Party and BSP.The Opposition parties staged a…

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Such acts diminish the democratic spirit of Parliament, says Stalin

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] : Just after Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended 12 Members of Parliament, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin said that such acts diminish the democratic spirit of the house.Stalin further urged the Centre, on behalf of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), to revoke the suspension immediately. “The suspension of 12 Opposition MPs on the very first day of the winter session is highly condemnable. Such acts diminish the democratic spirit of the Parliament. I demand, on behalf of the DMK to revoke the suspension immediately,” Stalin wrote in a tweet.Rajya Sabha on the first day of its business for the Winter Session on Monday suspended 12 of its members for the rest of the current session on account of ‘unruly and violent behaviour’ during the Monsoon Session of Parliament.The suspended MPs include six from Congress, two…

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Tamil Nadu rains: Rescue operations underway in South Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] : Following incessant rains in parts of Tamil Nadu over the past few days, special teams from Pudukkottai, Salem, Ramanathapuram and Thanjavur to South Chennai have been rushed to upscale the relief and rescue operations.Fire Station Officer of Chennai said, Senthil Rajkumar said, “Rescue operations underway in South Chennai. Teams came from Pudukkottai, Salem, Ramanathapuram and Thanjavur. Around 150 personnel have come to Chennai for rescue operations.” Heavy rains continue to lash Chennai and its nearby areas on Thursday morning, affecting vehicular movement and causing waterlogging in the city.Incessant rain caused water-logging in several parts of Chennai including the areas of Nungambakkam, Sterling road, KMC Hospital road due to heavy rainfall.The Kodambakkam area of Chennai even witnessed trees being uprooted with water-logging due to heavy rainfall and wind.As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), depression would continue to move west-northwestwards…

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Pakistan’s Sindh facing gas shortage, supply to non-export companies suspended

Islamabad [Pakistan]: Pakistan’s Sindh Province is witnessing a severe gas crisis and it intensified further as the companies suspended gas supply to non-export industries for three days, reported local media.Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) in Sindh is facing a severe shortage of gas pressure along with the shortage of RLNG (re-gasified liquefied natural gas) supply, reported Geo News. Due to the crisis, gas supply to private power plants, including non-export industries has been suspended till Monday. It is expected to be restored on Monday morning.SSGC has said that the crisis emerged due to a delay in the arrival of LNG ships.“The arrival of LNG ships has been delayed due to rough sea conditions and that the load is being distributed under a load management plan,” the SSGC spokesperson said.But the spokesperson vowed to provide uninterrupted gas to domestic consumers.However, the Federation of Pakistan Chambers…

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12 BJP MLAs Suspended From Maharashtra Legislative Assembly For One Year Over Misbehaving

As many as twelve BJP MLAs were suspended from the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for one year after the state government accused them of “misbehaving” with presiding officer Bhaskar Jadhav in the Speaker’s chamber on Monday.  The suspended MLAs are – Sanjay Kute, Ashish Shelar, Abhimanyu Pawar, Girish Mahajan, Atul Bhatkhalkar, Parag Alavani, Harish Pimpale, Yogesh Sagar, Jay Kumar Rawat, Narayan kuche, Ram Satpute and Bunty Bhangdia. The motion to suspend the members was moved by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anil Parab and passed by a voice vote.  During the period of suspension, the 12 legislators will not be allowed to enter the legislature premises in Mumbai and Nagpur.  The BJP members led by Devendra Fadnavis said the opposition would boycott the house proceedings. He claimed that the allegation levelled was “false” and an attempt to “reduce the numbers of opposition benches because we exposed…