Sushma Swaraj also assured taking up with Pakistan the difficulties faced by Hindus there in getting their marriages registered.
AP Government’s Special Representative in Delhi K Rama Mohana Rao sought expeditious action for the safe release of Indian hostages in Libya.
Sources said that the censure motion was being used to try and express no confidence in Swaraj as a Cabinet minister.
The Congress is now recalling the statements Jaitley and Sushma had made, arguing that the BJP had set the precedent for disruption.
It has been a convention for a minister to resign, owning moral responsibility for any irregularity.
Swaraj’s gesture didn’t change facts of Lalit Modi case or subvert due process
Sushma Swaraj said it was “absolutely false” that she spoke to Keith Vaz, the British MP to allow UK government to let the former IPL Chief Lalit Modi travel.
No amount of taunts can wish away the fact that the Lalit Modi-Sushma Swaraj story has abuse of authority, nepotism and conflict of interest written all over the pages. Mr Jaitley asked the Opposition, what offence has Ms Swaraj committed?
Congress said that the court would decide on Swaraj’s plea that her intervention to help former IPL chief Lalit Modi secure British travel documents was a humanitarian gesture.
Rahul Gandhi also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his ‘silence’ on the row and said ‘people of India are losing their faith in him’.
Rahul Gandhi made it clear that there would be no discussion on the Lalit Modi controversy unless Sushma quits office.
BJP minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi discusses Congress ‘arrogance’ and NDA strategy with Abantika Ghosh.
Ready to take up corruption but ‘we want to discuss issues, not individuals’.
Sushma Swaraj said she will disclose the name of a senior Congress leader who allegedly pressured her to give a diplomatic passport to Santosh Bagrodia, an accused in the coal scam case
Sushma Swaraj has said that she will make a big disclosure in Parliament on a senior Congress leader