"Congress members are hurling placards on the Chair (of the Speaker) right under the nose of their President Sonia Gandhi," said Nirmala Sitharaman.
"Personally, I am against the death penalty. Because spending time in prison... being jailed, is in itself a big punishment," Chandy said.
Kumar has been pitching for special category status for Bihar for a long time and BJP had supported his demand when it was in alliance with him.
Four Indians were kidnapped by IS militants and two of them were released on Friday.
Yechury accused the Modi government of indulging in "divisive politics" and pursuing "anti-poor policies".
Congress has demanded that Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje resign for their alleged role in Lalit Modi controversy and Chouhan over the Vyapam scam.
Army troops guarding the LoC took positions and retaliated effectively resulting in exchange of firing, the spokesperson said.
The released fishermen were given gifts and cash by welfare agencies and the provincial government to assist them in their return to India.
Troops of Southern Command and South Western Command have been involved in rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Gujarat and parts of Rajasthan.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard, according to a release issued by his office in Hyderabad.
Prohibitory orders have been imposed to keep law and order in check.
Intelligence sources had said that recent Gurdaspur terrorist attack could not have been possible without the backing of ISI and Pakistan army.
Chelsea must add a new dimension to their brand of football if the champions are to mount a strong defence of the Premier League title.
John Isner won the Atlanta Open for the third straight year, beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday at Atlantic Station.
Troy Merritt held firm and finished with a flourish to claim his first PGA Tour title with a three-stroke win on Sunday at the Quicken Loans National at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia.
Petr Cech broke a few Arsenal hearts down the years during his glittering Chelsea career but helped the Gunners enjoy a rare victory over Jose Mourinho's side on Sunday.
Wenger praised his team's uncharacteristically rugged display after they beat champions Chelsea 1-0 in the Community Shield on Sunday.
Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane said the time for giving excuses for India's mediocre performances overseas is long over and the team is now ready to take up the challenges.
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