Press Esc to close
Thursday 28 July 2016
News updated at 2:05 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29.4°C
Min : 20.7°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Rajya Sabha disrupted over quota in promotions

New Delhi, Nov 23, 2012 (IANS):

The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Friday over issue of reservation for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in job promotions.

After its first adjournment, which was shortly after the house met at 11 a.m., the upper house met at 12 noon.

As soon as the proceedings began, members of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) came close to to chairman's podium, raising slogans.

"Pass the bill for reservation in promotion first," the BSP members shouted.

Amidst the din, a report of a select committee on the Lokpal Bill and other papers were tabled.

A constitutional amendment bill to provide reservation in promotion to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes is listed for passage in this session.

Bharatiya Janata Party members were also on their feet, demanding debate on FDI in retail.The house was then adjourned till 2.30 p.m.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

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