A review of the sessions indicates that the first three sessions saw considerable business being addressed by both Houses with only the last session transacting very little work.
The BJP parliamentary party executive and NDA leaders will meet at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the day.
The admission has been made as a “No-Day-Yet-Named Motion”, implying that no date has been fixed for taking it up.
The BJP has seen several formidable leaders fade after falling out with the top leadership.
In the glare of victory, it was visible that Nitish and Lalu share a political past spanning a few decades.
The JD(U), on its part, had to overcome a psychological barrier vis-a-vis the Congress, since theirs is a platform of former socialists, most of them Lohiaites who were anti-Congress.
"We have deputed 100 party leaders to Lucknow and other areas of the state to put the party units in place and begin the process of shortlisting candidates,” said Sanjay Raut.
Tyagi was confident that in Bihar “it would be the Nitish model of development that would prevail and not the Gujarat model”.
The Bihar poll entry comes amid muscle-felxing between the Sena and its ally the BJP ahead of the Mumbai municipal polls.
The party could not win any seat in the last election, in 2010, while polling 3.27 per cent of the votes in the 239 seats it contested.
Nitish campaign managers believe that it would only help the BJP polarise voters along religious lines and clinch the ensuing assembly polls in its favour.
Despite Sharad’s emphasis on the “impeccable secular credentials of Mulayam”, there was speculation that the SP decision was linked to a meeting Mulayam had with PM Narendra Modi.
Sources in the Janata Parivar said it was a known fact that Mulayam did not have any mass base in Bihar. Therefore, they said, they were not worried about any prospect of a loss of votes.
SP general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav told reporter that the party would contest independently in Bihar and “jitna woh de rahe thai, ussey zyada jeetenge (will win more than what was being offered)”.
Sources said the fresh ordinance was likely to be in sync with the report set to be presented by the parliamentary panel.
Kharge said that one has to see which provisions have been accepted or deleted in the GST bill.
The Government wants to roll out the GST from April 2016. It had, therefore, moved the GST Bill for consideration in the Rajya Sabha during the last session.
AAP sources said Arvind Kejriwal has also been invited to a Bihar government function next week.
Message will be to vote and mobilise support for Nitish when participants visit Bihar for Chhath
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Mahajan said Speakers of all states 'unanimously' decided that India will boycott the meeting if J&K Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta is not invited.
Sources said all the 11 BJP members in the Joint Committee of Parliament on land bill on Monday moved amendments seeking to bring back social impact assessment and consent clause.
The common campaign is expected to get underway in a few days even as the allies get set to address the more difficult task of working out a seat-sharing arrangement.
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Tharoor's speech gelled with the feelings of patriotic Indians on the issue and also shows what impression one can leave with effective arguments by saying the right things at the right place, Modi said.
The role of the committee is recommendatory and the final call will be taken by the government.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she was speaking on the subject as an RTI query revealed that the canteen got a total subsidy of Rs 60.7 crore during the last five years.
In India on New Delhi’s invite, former Nepal PM and Maoist leader is optimistic about reaching a consensus on Constitution.
Sources said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Arvind Kejriwal twice at the Delhi CM’s residence recently.
RLSP's Upendra Kushwaha has suggested that the BJP project a collective leadership and launch its campaign early to check the JD(U)-RJD combine from gaining mileage.
According to sources within the BJP, Nagendra told PM Modi about the need for taking the World Yoga Day idea forward.
"I am determined to crush the hood of this snake, this cobra of communalism," Lalu asserted, referring to BJP, which is certain to go all out to wrest Bihar from JD(U).
The ground for talks was set by JD(U) president Sharad Yadav, who held elaborate discussions with both Nitish and Lalu in Patna on Friday.
Since rules say that a privilege notice against an MP be considered by the House to which he belongs, Lok Sabha sent the matter to Rajya Sabha.
JD(U) leader plans to rope in Left parties, NCP along with Cong and RJD
Alliance before polls irrespective of RJD position, Nitish to be projected as CM.
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