Parliament debates Rohith Vemula's suicide, JNU row: As it happened

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday held a debate on Rohith Vemula suicide and JNU row. Here is all what happened during the debate.  

By Deepak Nagpal | By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 21:22
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New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday held a debate on Rohith Vemula suicide and JNU row. Here is all what happened during the debate.

24 February 2016, 20:36 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned till 11:00 AM, February 25

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24 February 2016, 20:30 PM

After high-voltage and emotional address by Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh says that today the nation saw one of the best debates; heaps praises on Smriti Irani

 

24 February 2016, 19:54 PM

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh says a debate can be conducted on slapping of sedition charges, but all of us should condemn anti-national activities

24 February 2016, 19:49 PM

Stop treating our children as votebanks, they are the country's future: Smriti Irani

24 February 2016, 19:47 PM

I request everyone to let the law takes its own course, police perform its duty: Smriti Irani

24 February 2016, 19:40 PM

Looking at state of textbooks, not at all surprised by protests in JNU: Smriti Irani

 

24 February 2016, 19:37 PM

UPA's idea of secular education is disturbing; don't make education a battlefield: Smriti Irani

 

24 February 2016, 19:33 PM

Nobody allowed doctor around Rohith Vemula, opposition wanted to make it a political matter: Smriti Irani

24 February 2016, 19:22 PM

Rahul Gandhi saw political opportunity in Rohith Vemula's death: Smriti Irani

 

24 February 2016, 19:15 PM

Smriti Irani blasts over AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi over accusations pertaining to Rohith Vemula's suicide case, says even opposition MPs who want admission for their kids come to me

 

24 February 2016, 19:06 PM

I will never apologise as I just did my duty by writing letters since it was in national interest: Smriti Irani

 

24 February 2016, 19:04 PM

MPs who want admission for their kids come to me: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani

24 February 2016, 19:02 PM

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani says she has solved a number of problems especially student issues without any regional or caste bias

 

24 February 2016, 19:02 PM

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani says she has solved a number of problems especially student issues without any regional or caste bias

 

24 February 2016, 18:43 PM

BJP MP Maheish Girri says Congress ruled this country for several decades but not able to digest that a 'chai walla' and an OBC person has become PM of India

24 February 2016, 18:33 PM

Kanhaiya Kumar is innocent, I can personally vouch for this: Lok Sabha MP from Bihar Pappu Yadav 

 

24 February 2016, 18:11 PM

Venkaiah Naida slams Umar Khalid's Democratic Students Union over Afzal Guru event in JNU campus, says it's nothing but anti-national

24 February 2016, 17:58 PM

All of us should speak in one voice to condemn anti-national activities that took place in JNU campus: Venkaiah Naidu

24 February 2016, 17:56 PM

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu says there are certainly some anti-national activities taking place in JNU campus 

24 February 2016, 17:52 PM

NCP MP Tariq Anwar says the government should take action against the students behind anti-national activities but make sure that innocent ones are not affected

24 February 2016, 17:44 PM

Lok Janshakti Party MP Chirag Paswan says I am proud of JNU, but we should strictly avoid politicisation of such matters

 

24 February 2016, 17:04 PM

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav says we must respect the judgement of the Supreme Court on Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, condemns event on him

24 February 2016, 17:02 PM

The students who shouted pro-Afzal Guru slogans in JNU campus, may raise pro-Kasab slogans as well: Shiv Sena MP Arvind Ganpat Sawant

 

24 February 2016, 16:51 PM

Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Shiv Sena MP from Mumbai-South (Maharashtra), begins his address in Lok Sabha, condemns 'azaadi', 'Bharat ki barbaadi', 'Bharat ke tukde hazaar honge', etc slogans by Democratic Students Union in JNU campus

 

24 February 2016, 16:43 PM

Government should welcome criticism; this country needs action now, not police action: Tathagata Satpathy, BJD MP from Dhenkanal (Odisha)

 

24 February 2016, 16:18 PM

Tathagata Satpathy, BJD MP from Dhenkanal (Odisha), begins his address in Lok Sabha

 

24 February 2016, 16:10 PM

We strongly condemn anti-national slogans and posters at JNU. But we are against branding of the entire university as a hub of anti-nationalists - Sugata Bose

24 February 2016, 16:07 PM

Trinamool Congress' Sugata Bose is now speaking. He says, "We have a heartless government which refuses to listen to the cries of the marginalized."

24 February 2016, 16:06 PM

I am a nationalist and will always remain one, says Anurag Thakur as he completes his speech.

24 February 2016, 16:03 PM

In Rajya Sabha, BSP members raise slogans against HRD Minister Smriti Irani. The House has now been adjourned till tomorrow.

24 February 2016, 16:02 PM

You have to decide whether you are with Afzal Guru or Parliament and Democracy - Anurag Thakur to Congress

24 February 2016, 15:58 PM

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan rejects the appeal as "no point of order".

24 February 2016, 15:57 PM

Scindia intervenes, says Anurag Thakur made derogatory allegations against Congress vice president, the same must be expunged from the record.

24 February 2016, 15:56 PM

Rahul Gandhi goes to a university named after his grandfather and supports anti-nationals - Anurag Thakur

24 February 2016, 15:56 PM

Congress' slogan is Family first, Party second, Nation last. We believe in Nation first, Party second, Self last - Anurag Thakur

24 February 2016, 15:55 PM

The cultural event that took place on February 9 at JNU was held to protest the judicial killing of Afzal Guru - Thakur

24 February 2016, 15:47 PM

Anti-India slogans were raised at JNU; this is not freedom of speech - Anurag Thakur

24 February 2016, 15:45 PM

BJP's Anurag Thakur hits back at Congress, says its leaders visited the house of JNU students but not of Captain Pawan Kumar who was martyred in Pampore encounter.

24 February 2016, 15:31 PM

Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 3.45 pm as protests by BSP MPs continues.

24 February 2016, 15:24 PM

But, only raising slogans does not fall under the category of sedition - Scindia

24 February 2016, 15:24 PM

We strongly condemn those (anti-national) slogans - Scindia

24 February 2016, 15:22 PM

The Home Minister said Hafiz Saeed supported JNU protest; shouldn't he have investigated before saying this? - Jyotiraditya Scindia

24 February 2016, 15:22 PM

It is not right to defame an educational institution on the basis of what eight students have allegedly said - Scindia on JNU row

24 February 2016, 15:21 PM

The Foreign Secretary, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Sitaram Yechury all are from JNU - Scindia

24 February 2016, 15:20 PM

The government is crushing voice of dissent, says Scindia.

24 February 2016, 15:09 PM

On one hand the government is promoting the values of Baba Saheb Ambedkar, and on the other they are torturing Dalits - Scindia

24 February 2016, 15:07 PM

Our nation is a bouquet in which flowers of every religion, every caste spread their fragrance - Jyotiraditya Scindia

24 February 2016, 15:05 PM

We have been witnessing an atmosphere of intolerance in the nation - Congress' Jyotiraditya Scindia

24 February 2016, 15:00 PM

Lok Sabha is debating the JNU and Rohith Vemula issue.

24 February 2016, 14:55 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3.30 pm as protests by BSP MPs continues.