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Sloganeering, walkout in Lok Sabha over Karnataka


New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed intense sloganeering and walkout by members of Congress and allies who protested against the crisis in Karnataka. The opposition parties accused the Centre and BJP of engineering defections, a charge which defence minister Rajnath Singh rejected.

Trouble started after Speaker Om Birla disallowed a notice for adjournment motion given by Congress floor leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on the Karnataka issue. Birla disallowed the motion by pointing out that the issue was discussed in the House on Monday and Singh had replied on behalf of the government. He asked Chowdhury to give a ...


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