Press Esc to close
Thursday 02 October 2014
News updated at 3:51 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29.9°C
Min : 20.7°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

TMC criticises reform measures in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Nov 27, 2012, DHNS:

Though FDI in multi-brand retail is yet to be discussed in Parliament, the Trinamool Congress  on Tuesday criticised in the Lok Sabha the UPA government’s decision to open up the sector to overseas capital. 

TMC MP Saugata Roy, who was the Minister of State for Urban Development till his party pulled out of the UPA coalition on September 21, sought to take advantage of the Rule 199 (1) of the Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Lok Sabha and read out a statement to explain the reasons behind his resignation.

Roy alleged that his statement was “severely edited and revised” before he was allowed by P C Chacko, who was then in the chair in the Lok Sabha, to read it out. He, however, deviated from the approved text to criticise the government’s decisions on FDI, diesel price hike and cap on subsidised LPG cylinders. Chacko asked Roy to stick to the approved text and ruled that critical remarks made by him should be expunged from the records of the House. “You should not be so severe in editing and revising my statement. After all, I am no longer a minister. Let me speak out,” Roy told Chacko.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Nokia India Sales Marketing Director Raghuvesh Swarup launches the new Nokia Lumia ...

Nokia India Sales Marketing Director Raghuvesh Swarup launches the new Nokia Lumia ...

India's Mary Kom is lifted by her coach after she won the gold in women's flyweight boxing ...

India's Mary Kom is lifted by her coach after she won the gold in women's flyweight boxing ...

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen attends the Durga Puja celebrations in Mumbai ...

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen attends the Durga Puja celebrations in Mumbai ...

A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru a day before its inauguration ...

A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru a day before its inauguration ...

Silver medal winner India's Tintu Luka poses at the podium during the medal ceremony ...

Silver medal winner India's Tintu Luka poses at the podium during the medal ceremony ...

Boxer Mary Kom kisses shares a moment with her kid after winning the gold medal ...

Boxer Mary Kom kisses shares a moment with her kid after winning the gold medal ...

Damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided near Gorakhpur ...

Damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided near Gorakhpur ...

India's boxer Sarita cries at the podium after refusing to accept the bronze medal ...

India's boxer Sarita cries at the podium after refusing to accept the bronze medal ...

People look at the damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided ...

People look at the damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided ...

Indian tennis legend and global ambassador of the sport, Vijay Amritraj addressing during ...

Indian tennis legend and global ambassador of the sport, Vijay Amritraj addressing during ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523