MPs of various parties tell The Indian Express how they are coping with the cash crunch.
“I have been to at least 100 places; no one had major issues. To cure malaria, you need bitter quinine, not sweet chocolate.” said Mahesh Sharma.
Jaitley said RBI has been putting more currency into the market and government making efforts to make transactions less-cash.
He said it was “shameful” that Opposition MPs have been going into the well, chanting slogans and even hooting.
“Who’s running the House? It is running on its own. Neither the Speaker nor the Parliamentary Affairs Minister is running the House,” said Advani, after the Lok Sabha was adjourned.
He said people have been supporting the government and helping one another tide over “difficult” times after demonetisation.
The sources admitted that neither the BJP national leadership nor state leaders such as L A Ganesan have been able to strike a deep rapport with the AIADMK as Jayalalithaa, despite her warm ties with PM Modi
BJP sources said the party’s state unit had conveyed to the national leadership that an election in January-February would be “most beneficial”.
The resolution of the issue of dual control will be crucial for the targeted rollout of the indirect tax regime by April 1, 2017.
Question of voting remains in the way; Opposition explores alternatives to demand for apology by PM
On November 24, the exemptions for acceptance of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes had been extended till December 15 in certain transactions.
Demand for condolence of soldiers, deaths in bank queues disrupts Houses.
Congress says ‘another jumla’, Kejriwal and Mamata ask why not before November 8.
Adhia briefed the media and said the last date for availing the benefit is likely to be December 30, says Premachandran.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the tax, surcharge, penalty and interest on the deposit would go to welfare schemes for the poor.
Panel for cashless roadmap; calls go to Chandrababu, Naveen, Manik Sarkar, Narayanasamy; Congress slams move.
Speaking after question hour, Rajnath said: “Madam, the decision which our government has taken is historic, bold and pro-poor."
Speaker Sumita Mahajan was optimistic that Lok Sabha would start functioning in a day or two.
The government refused to take up a debate under a rule which entails voting at the end while the Opposition, which did not appear to be united on the voting issue, insisted on an adjournment motion.
“No one can say it was without warning. I have given adequate alerts in my speeches. It’s not my fault if some people have not got the message,” PM Modi said.
The rejection united the opposition as the Congress and the Left MPs formed a group and raised slogans.
Both Houses adjourned, Prime Minister likely to speak next week.
‘We had promised people Swachh Bharat in every aspect — tann, mann, dhan’
US presidential elections 2016: FBI to file no charges after fresh review of Hillary Clinton emails
Some voters even consider Michelle a stronger and more passionate speaker than President Barack Obama.
Experts say that Trump appeared more in control of his temper this time, and the debate provided a “full measure of both candidates and who stands for what”.
Paul Glader, an associate professor at The King’s College in New York, described this presidential election campaign “as one of the worst”.
Various surveys conducted post the second debate showed Hillary clearly ahead of Trump in the race.
In the video, Trump is having a conversation with Billy Bush and is caught on a microphone bragging about trying to have sex with a married woman as well as kissing beautiful women and groping others.
BJP maintained that demanding proof for the armed forces’ action would be against national interest and national security.
The BJP leadership is learnt to have quietly told its leaders to refrain from “chest thumping” and wait and watch for some more time before drawing political mileage from the operation.
Hitting back at critics, another BJP leader said the “surgical strikes” are a “response to those who criticised the Modi government, and the party, for its policies on Pakistan."
Days after snubbing China by holding out at G20, India agrees to meet year-end deadline on climate agreement ratification
"Deendayal Upadhyaya ji said, Muslims should not be treated as substance for votes or looked down upon, they should be considered equal," said PM Modi.
This modern day cowboy and me, we had a good thing going.