With the Kerala Assembly witnessing its lowest ever sittings last year, Speaker G Karthikeyan Friday expressed hope that the next session, starting Monday, would have more sittings as all parties agreed to cooperate.
No case of disproportionate assets is made out against Goa Assembly Speaker Rajendra Arlekar in connection with purchase of a land plot here, as alleged by social activist Aires Rodrigues, the ACB told a court here.
Continuing with his tirade against Bihar Assembly Speaker for recognising rebel MLAs as separate group, Lalu Prasad poured more scorn on him and alleged that he took a hardcore naxal as his aide to Japan on official expense.
The J&K Speaker has referred breach of privilege motion against former Army Chief General (retd) VK Singh in connection with his alleged remarks against leaders of the state to committee of privileges of Assembly for examination.
Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Friday that he was deeply saddened that in the year 2013, the house saw only 37 sittings. And even in those few sittings, there were uproarious scenes on many days.
Confusion prevailed over the death toll in the Uttarakhand rain-flood tragedy with the state assembly speaker claiming over 10,000 people had perished as union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said 900 people had died.