Parliament Witnesses Disruptions Over National Herald Case

Parliament Witnesses Disruptions Over National Herald Case

Submitted by Subeditor on Tue, 2015-12-08 19:38 New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Tuesday for the fifth time till 3 p.m. as the Congress members trooped into the well disrupting proceedings over the National Herald case. Similar scenes were witnessed in the Lok Sabha which was also adjourned for an hour till 3 p.m. on the same issue. When the House re-assembled at 2 p.m. after lunch, the agitating Congress members rushed to the well of the House raising slogans against the Government. Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi have been asked to appear in a Delhi Court on December 19 in connection with this case. Apart from the Gandhis, other accused who were denied exemption from personal appearance included Suman Dubey, Moti Lal Vohra, Oscar Fernandes and Sam Pitroda. Besides these individuals, the Young India Limited (YIL) is also an accused in the case. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had filed a complaint before the trial court in 2012, alleging that Congress leaders were involved in cheating and breach of trust in the acquisition of Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) by YIL. (ANI)