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Privilege Notice towards PM, defence minister in RS

Privilege Notice towards PM, defence minister in RS

New Delhi, May 10: The Congress on Tuesday stated it had submitted a breach of privilege discover in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar within the Rajya Sabha for allegedly mendacity on the AgustaWestland helicopter payoffs.

Privilege notice“I’ve given a notice of breach of privilege towards the prime minister and the defence minister. They’ve spoken lies outdoors parliament. They mentioned UPA leaders took cash,” Congress chief Shantaram Naik mentioned within the upper house.

Deputy chairman P.J. Kurien stated he was expunging the remarks.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who can also be the Chief of House, in the meantime, mentioned feedback made by one politician towards one other can’t be a breach of privilege.

“Election speech by one politician towards different has began constituting a breach of privilege. One can do it for publicity,” he mentioned.

Congress chief Anand Sharma stated Modi ought to make accountable statements. “The prime minister stays prime minister, whether or not in the home or outdoors… He must be accountable for what he says.”

Jaitley replied saying there was no gag order. “Is the prime minister of india to be gagged from talking on corruption,” he requested.

The Congress had on Monday stalled the Rajya Sabha proceedings, blaming the BJP for utilizing AgustaWestland as an election difficulty.

Modi on Sunday focused Sonia Gandhi over the helicopter deal at election rallies in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, saying it was not the Indian authorities however a courtroom in Italy that had named the Congress chief.


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