Published: Thu, March 15, 2018
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Crore Given To Andhra Pradesh As Special Assistance: Centre

Crore Given To Andhra Pradesh As Special Assistance: Centre

He, however, conceded that YSRCP's constant pressure and demand for SCS did force his party to also do the same, but was confident that the TDP will manage to come out of the situation in the coming future.

While the Trinamool Congress and Congress led the charge against the bank fraud in the Punjab National Bank, Tamil Nadu parties carried banners demanding immediate constitution of Cauvery Water Management Board on the river water sharing. The proposed law will apply to defaulters who have an outstanding of Rs 100 crore or more and have escaped from the country.

YS Chowdary, a lawmaker of Andhra Pradesh's ruling party TDP too gave an Adjournment Motion notice in Rajya Sabha over the same.

As the noisy protests continued, Kurien thereafter adjourned the House for the day.

However, Shukla said these provisions can be debated during the discussion on the Bill, and introduced it.

"If this is the way MPs are behaving, I will adjourn the House". The two houses have been witnessing bedlam since March 5. "It is raising objections to the port as well and dilly-dallying the issue".


Earlier, the proceedings of the Upper House were adjourned till 2 p.m. amid vociferous protests by the members of the TDP, AIADMK and some other opposition parties over various issues.

The House was adjourned till 2 PM soon after it had assembled for the day. As Chairman Venkaiah Naidu tried to pacify the members and conduct the Zero Hour, protesting members trooped into the Well holding placards and shouting slogans.

Members from the Congress, Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party raised slogans against the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"When there is no order, how can there be a point of order? However, we are getting nothing much from the special assistance measures", Naidu said in the assembly. "So, you should raise all our issues and discuss them on the floor of the House", Naidu said.

"The main aim of the policy is to achieve 42 lakh tonne marine exports, which support the government revenues to the tune of Rs 80,000 crore by 2020", Mr. Naidu said.

In a tele-conference with the MPs, Naidu asked them to step up the fight in Parliament for the state's rights and echo the aspirations of the people. His remark was in reference to catcalls being made from treasury benches when he called P Chidambaram to lay on the table a Parliamentary Standing Committee report on Home Affairs. The protests continued as the House met again at 2 pm.

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