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Adani Debate Rejected in Indian Parliament, Causing Uproar

  • An indication that Adani saga could become an issue for Modi
  • Fallout from Hindenburg’s Adani allegations still unfolding
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India’s parliament was adjourned for the day after pandemonium broke out when the upper house chair rejected opposition lawmakers’ demand for a debate on tycoon Gautam Adani’s tussle with a US short seller. 

The opposition had formally asked Jagdeep Dhankhar, the chair of the upper house of parliament, to suspend regular business on Thursday. They wanted to discuss public sector investments in “companies losing market value endangering the hard-earned savings” of millions of Indians.