Eight opposition members from Congress, CPI(M), Trinamool Congress and AAP were suspended for their unparliamentary behaviour in the upper House on Sunday, during the passage of two agri-Bills.
Rajya Sabha on Monday suspended eight Opposition members till the remaining Monsoon session, for their unparliamentary behaviour in the House the previous day.
The members include Trinamool Congress’ Derek O’Brein and Dola Sen, AAP’s Sanjay Singh, Congress MPs Rajeev Satav, Syed Naseer Hussain and Ripun Bora, and CPI(M) members K.K. Ragesh and Elamaram Kareem.
Earlier in the day Rajya Sabha Chairperson M. Venkaiah Naidu did not permit motion of no-confidence against Deputy Chairperson Harivansh, citing such a motion requires 14-days notice period.
“It was a bad day for the Rajya Sabha yesterday,” the Vice President said adding that “he was pained” about what happened on Sunday. He…