Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

Rajya Sabha Witnesses Angry Outburst by Venkaiah Naidu

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed an angry outburst by Minister Venkaiah Naidu when Congress members created uproar after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "raincoat" jibe against Manmohan Singh and even asked Chairman Hamid Ansari to take care of sentiments of all the sides.

Press Trust Of India

Updated:February 8, 2017, 10:10 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Rajya Sabha Witnesses Angry Outburst by Venkaiah Naidu
File image of Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. (Photo: PTI)
Loading...

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed an angry outburst by Minister Venkaiah Naidu when Congress members created uproar after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "raincoat" jibe against Manmohan Singh and even asked Chairman Hamid Ansari to take care of sentiments of all the sides.

"I am very sorry sir, the Chair should keep the sentiments of all the sides of the House," Naidu said as the Congress members interrupted the Prime Minister who was replying to a debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address.

Ansari asked, "Are you suggesting it is not?"

Naidu replied, "I never said it. You understand our pain".

He lashed out at the opposition, saying Modi had been elected as the Prime Minister by the people and respected across the world "but these people call him names."

Also Read: Raincoat Jibe: Congress to Boycott PM Narendra Modi in Parliament Till he Apologises

Earlier, Modi tore into Singh, saying that he had occupied top positions for several years and several scams occurred but yet he does not have a single blemish.

"So many scams occurred... We politicians have a lot to learn from Dr Sahab. So much happened, there is not a single blot on him. Dr Sahab is the only person who knows the art of bathing in a bathroom with a raincoat," Modi said.

As the Prime Minister took on Singh, who had earlier described demonetisation as "loot" and "plunder", Congress members took objection.

Also read: Modi Attacks Manmohan, Says Only He Knows 'How to Bathe in a Raincoat'

"We can't tolerate this," Congress members were heard shouting as they got up and began to leave the House.

Naidu then got up and said that records should be seen as the "Prime Minister was called Hitler, the Prime Minister was called Mussolini....the same party, the same people. What are they trying to preach us?."

As a livid Naidu continued, the Chairman sought to continue proceedings and urged the senior minister to take his seat.

Ansari kept asking everyone to sit down. "That's enough," he was heard saying but the Congress members left and the Prime Minister again got up to continue his speech.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.

| Edited by: Ananya Chakraborty
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results