Polit Bureau Member, Nilotpal Basu, Meets Election Commission on holding in Abeyance Elections to Three RS Seats from Kerala.
The Polit Bureau is firmly opposing the move by the government in the light of widespread criticism that judiciary is being pressurized by the Executive and abdicating its responsibility. In the interest of our Constitutional spirit, this trend must be set right urgently. Therefore, the Polit Bureau urges the President of India to rescind the nomination of Shri Gogoi.
The nature and circumstances of this case makes it necessary for a reference to be made to the Committee (in this case, the Privileges Committee of the Rajya Sabha, as defined in the Rules) for making a preliminary enquiry and submitting a report to the Hon’ble Chairman.
Rail is a public transport. Public transport must have public characteristics. Public transport cannot be sustained without budgetary allocation and support. That has been the world wide experience. Paradigm shift from the fundamental conception of Indian railways being a public transport has taken place in this budget. Looking at railways as essentially commercial entity is fundamentally wrong.
1. That at the end of the Motion, the following be added namely : “but regret that there is no mention in the Address about the serious situation arising in the Central Institutions of Higher education with specific reference to JNU, Hyderabad Central University and IIT Chennai."
2. That at the end of the Motion, the following be added namely: “but regret that there is no mention in the Address about the growing intolerance manifesting the violence and spread of communal polarization in the country."