"No one will resign," Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said as slogan-shouting Congress members demanded Jaitley's resignation. No one will resign over 'false charges' levelled against them, he asserted.

But Congress members continued to shout slogans, forcing two adjournments in the pre-noon session. Soon after listed papers were laid on the table, placard holding Congress members were up on their feet shouting slogans seeking Jaitley's resignation.

Jaitley said he was ready to reply to all charges and urged the Chair to ask Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad to raise a discussion immediately. "I am not going to live by any vague statements," Jaitely said, adding "If they have a single statement, let him (Azad) make it right now. I will answer it right now."

He was responding to Azad's statement that many big allegations including that of a Rs 150 crore fraud, 14 bogus companies being floated and conflict of interest at DDCA, have been in discussion for several days now.

Demanding a discussion, Azad said, "He (Jaitley) can't remain on the position." Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said there is a procedure for levelling allegations against a member of the House or a minister and a prior notice to the concerned has to be given.

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