Friday, December 21, 2012

Winter session ends; Quota bill stuck in Lok Sabha

Repeated adjournments and disruptions on Thursday marred the proceedings in the Lok Sabha, which was adjourned sine die later in the day, with the bill to provide reservation for the SCs and STs in government job promotions, getting blocked by BJP and Samajwadi Party members.The bill, supported vigorously by Mayawati’s BSP, got through the Rajya Sabha on Monday amid protests and walk-out by the SP....