PM Narendra Modi also indicated that the presence of party chief Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha — elected from Gujarat this week — would make BJP members work more diligently and, according to one MP, end their days of “mauj masti”.
According to the CAG Compliance Report tabled in Parliament last week, in March 2013, stock of 50 per cent of ammunition types (85 out of 170) was adequate for less than 10 days of war.
Jyotiraditya Scindia said that his image had been tarnished with false information. “I have been in public life for the past 15 years and this false information spread by them has maligned by reputation. They should be suspended…”
Parliament Monsoon Session Live updates: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad will raise the issue of lynching and attacks against minorities on Thursday.
Two Rajya Sabha MP – former Union minister Anil Madhav Dave and Congress member Palvai Govardhan Reddy – died during the interregnum period after the budget session. Sitting Gurdaspur Lok Sabha member Vinod Khanna, too, passed away during that period.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called for a meeting of leaders of political parties at Parliament later in the evening to ensure a smooth transaction of business in the House. Monsoon Session will start from Monday and will continue till August 11.
GST rollout: As MPs walked in smiling and waving, a lone Congress MP Ananda Bhaskar Rapolu sat on a dharna in front of the Gandhi statue outside demanding immediate review and reversal of GST proposals on handloom and powerloom raw materials and products.
Perhaps India should carefully look at the 45 sacrosant words in the First Amendment of the US Constitution which protect the right to free speech, religion, press, assembly and petition
“Our position is very clear, there is no evidence of wrongdoing by Kulbhushan Jadhav,” Swaraj said.
Lucknow encounter: Saifullah, a suspect alleged to have links with the Bhopal Ujjain train blast, was shot dead early Wednesday.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu claimed that the Opposition is trying to politicise the issue and that the Government is ready to address it when raised.
At least twelve fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames, according to reports.
While the session will begin with the President’s address to the joint sitting of the two Houses, the same day the pre-budget economic survey will be tabled.
The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we’ve sent to represent us in Parliament
Eight Indian officials have come back in the last two months after Pakistan levelled “baseless allegations” against them and endangered their safety and security by making their identity public.