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Posted: May 05 2016 (16:48)
Last Response: May 05 2016 (16:53)
Other NewsMay 05 2016 (14:31) Rail Minister and his deputy go missing during Question hour in Parliament, govt left red-faced
Jayashree 38671 news posts
Opposition reacted strongly and speaker said such incident shouldn't be repeated. Government on Wednesday faced embarrassment in Lok Sabha when a question relating to Railway Ministry was taken up but both Minister Suresh Prabhu and junior minister Manoj Sinha were absent, leading the Speaker to issue a stricture saying such instances should not recur. The incident happened during Question Hour when Speaker Sumitra Mahajan took up the issue of 'Go-India Smart Card', an initiative of the Railway Ministry, for discussion.
As neither Prabhu, nor Sinha were present in the House, Congress members led by Mallikarjun Kharge strongly protested and wanted to know why the Ministers were absent when the question relating to their Ministry was listed for business in the House. Kharge...
May 05 2016 (16:48)
srinivasvasanthi~ 4266 blog posts 15 correct pred (54% accurate)
UPA and previous central government usually appoint 2 MoS for Railways.
But NDA reduced to 1 MoS for Railways. So one more MoS for Railways have to be inducted.
May 05 2016 (16:53)
maheshsunda*^~ 4372 blog posts 31515 correct pred (71% accurate)
If the Cabinet is jumbo sized, you find fault and if it is trimmed also you question the government. It's really a catch-22 situation. This seems to be just a small error on the part of MoS, probably was misinformed by his secretaries, or communication gap and is not such a big issue that it calls for one more MoS.
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