Five thunderstorms that can rock Parliament’s monsoon session

Vyapam and IPL scams as well as the Land bill are ... more

First to be in the eye of the storm will be Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan facing the heat in the Vyapam scam. The multi-crore corruption scandal has claimed more than 49 lives and the opposition will fiercely demand Chouhan’s resignation. AFP
1/5First to be in the eye of the storm will be Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan facing the heat in the Vyapam scam. The multi-crore corruption scandal has claimed more than 49 lives and the opposition will fiercely demand Chouhan’s resignation. AFP
Next in line will be Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj for helping ex IPL chief Lalit Modi with his travel documents. The opposition is set to demand their resignations too, increasing the pressure on the Modi govt. HT
2/5Next in line will be Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj for helping ex IPL chief Lalit Modi with his travel documents. The opposition is set to demand their resignations too, increasing the pressure on the Modi govt. HT
The govt is also facing flak over the apparent “lack of qualification” of its ministers. While the opposition is demanding HRD minister Smriti Irani’s resignation in a fake degree row, the govt’s move to appoint actor Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chief is also under attack. HT
3/5The govt is also facing flak over the apparent “lack of qualification” of its ministers. While the opposition is demanding HRD minister Smriti Irani’s resignation in a fake degree row, the govt’s move to appoint actor Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chief is also under attack. HT
The govt is unlikely to table the land bill in this session as consensus on it is missing, and it is already facing opposition from farmers over the bill that projects it as anti-poor. If it does take up the bill, it is bound to create major ruckus on the floor. Bloomberg
4/5The govt is unlikely to table the land bill in this session as consensus on it is missing, and it is already facing opposition from farmers over the bill that projects it as anti-poor. If it does take up the bill, it is bound to create major ruckus on the floor. Bloomberg
The ruling BJP, in counter-attack, is likely to train its guns on Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh of Congress, who is embroiled in a disproportionate assets case. HT
5/5The ruling BJP, in counter-attack, is likely to train its guns on Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh of Congress, who is embroiled in a disproportionate assets case. HT
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