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Hamid Ansari unhappy as ministers go missing during Question Hour

'This is not a happy state of affairs,' Ansari said expressing his annoyance.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An unusual situation emerged in the Rajya Sabha during the Question Hour on Monday when three Union Ministers to whom queries had been put were absent, prompting Chairman Hamid Ansari to express anguish and drawing taunts from the Opposition. A few minutes before the Question Hour was to end, Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan answered questions relating to the Water Resources Ministry and Chairman M Hamid Ansari moved to the next question. The questioner had sought to know from Ministry of Shipping whether the government was launching a Yamuna Water Taxi Project. However, ...

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