The BJP government on Wednesday denied media reports about snooping on former BJP chief and Union Home Minister Nitin Gadkari and said no bugging devices were found from the latter`s residence as the Opposition pressed for a discussion on the issue.
Angry protests by Trinamool Congress over the Rail Budget disrupted the proceedings in Lok Sabha for the second day and spread to Rajya Sabha Tuesday, with Parliament failing to transact business in the Question Hour.
The Cong stalled the discussion on law and order situation proposed by Punjab govt in the state assembly, even as the ruling SAD-BJP alliance rushed through the remaining agenda of the day including passage of 5 legislative bills.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday afternoon lost consciousness and fell on ground while he was attending the proceedings inside the Lok Sabha on the second day of the Budget Session.
The Rajya Sabha on Monday reverted to the practice of conducting Question Hour as first business of the day, after the experiment of scheduling it in the
afternoon did not find support from different political parties.
The Maharashtra Assembly was adjourned for the day amid stalled proceedings over the
controversial appointment of PJ Thomas as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner, with BJP members demanding resignation of CM Prithviraj Chavan.