Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament spoke of taking the constitutional spirit beyond Lok Sabha to the jan sabha, to the people.
Day two of the Winter Session of Parliament will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervene and conclude the on-going debate on the Commitment to the Constitution.
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.
Sonia Gandhi said in Lok Sabha, “What we have been witnessing from past few months is completely against the values that have been ensured by our Constitution.”
Willing to talk changes but cautions against some Cong suggestions: ‘flawed architecture can damage’.
The BJP parliamentary party executive and NDA leaders will meet at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the day.
A large bunch of Bills — some pending for several years — awaits action as Parliament meets in the Winter Session tomorrow.
In a letter to all members, Mahajan has called upon them to neither come into the well of the House nor display placards and banners and raise slogans.
Every day of the 2015 monsoon session, we witnessed the chairperson of the Rajya Sabha helplessly pleading with MPs to discharge their responsibilities and maintain the decorum of the House.
Security was tightened in and around Parliament Street and several police teams were deployed in the area after the incident.
Article 368 of the Constitution states that certain constitution amendment bills – GST being one of them – need to be ratified by at least 50 per cent of state legislatures.
“I appeal to the opposition to cooperate so that we can pass the GST Bill in Parliament,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh he told PTI in New Delhi.
With the government having failed to pass its legislative business in the Monsoon Session which was a near washout, Venakiah Naidu appealed to all political parties to cooperate in the ‘larger national interest’.
At a dharna in the holy city’s Bhandari Bridge, Union Minister Vijay Sampla, the main speaker at the protest, said the Congress was more dangerous than Pakistan as he blamed the opposition for the disruption.
Parliament is sovereign but it also has to serve the people.