Speaking in Rajya Sabha, Mayawati also took a dig at Modi’s meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh over tea to resolve the political deadlock over the GST bill.
‘It is time to talk truth to power and to ensure political impulses of a transient majority are not allowed to ride roughshod over constitutional rights that are non-negotiable.’
Sources disclosed Mallikarjun Kharge had told BJP floor managers the Congress wanted to take the lead.
The CPM MP, whose remark against Rajnath Singh disrupted Lok Sabha, explains his objectives
Treasury members asked her to reveal who asked about her caste
Citing home ministry figures, she said incidents of communal violence had in fact come down since the NDA came to power.
Questioning the silence of the prime minister, Venugopal alleged the treasury benches have become “intolerant and arrogant” and adopted “an unjustifiable silence”.
Six Left parties, including CPI(M), will also hold protests, both inside and outside the Parliament, on the “hate offensive” by BJP and Sangh Parivar outfits.
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.