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Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The was adjourned till 2 p.m., minutes after it met for the day, on Tuesday.

adjourned the House after the opposition insisted on a discussion on the Rs 12,600 crore (PNB) scam under Rule 168, which Naidu rejected.

raised a point of order, saying that he had given a notice under Rule 168 for discussion on the PNB scam and had fulfilled all the conditions laid down in the rules but still his notice was rejected by the

Roy said that this denial by the went against the "principles of natural justice".

Naidu said that he was ready to allow discussion on the issue under Rule 176. However, the opposition persisted with its demand.

Meanwhile, a few members stood up and moved towards the Chair's podium with placards. Naidu then adjourned the House.

Minutes earlier, he had appealed to all the members of the of Parliament not to display placards and banners as it was against the rules.



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 12:14 IST