Attendance was, however, thin. At one stage, only one MP, Mehbooba Mufti, sat in the Opposition.
Naidu said that ‘there should not be any scope for any sort of leniency, as far as dealing with terrorists is concerned.’
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu criticised the Congress, saying ‘Congress fails to keep national interests over political agenda and gets hurt’.
There has been criticism that Rahul Gandhi was holding kisan padayatras only in BJP-ruled states and non-Congress parties — Maharashtra, Telangana and Rajasthan — while ignoring the Congress-ruled Karnataka.
Policy won’t apply to Lutyens Bungalow Zone,Civil Lines bungalow zone, areas along Yamuna.
Naidu, who is also the Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, was reacting to the Congress’ charges that the mission was an ‘elitist concept’.
Clearly, Naidu did not realise that all mayors and municipal chairpersons in the audience did not belong to the BJP.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said a debate is “good” and some constructive solution will come out of it.
Naidu on Thursday said he believed that land should be made available to the Delhi government at nominal rates for creating basic infrastructure such as schools and hospitals.
Venkaiah Naidu said, “Under Smart Cities and AMRUT, more power will be given to states to prioritise what they need”.
Naidu stressed on the need for the amendment so as to ensure hassle-free acquisition of land for providing affordable housing in rural and urban areas.
“For me, MODI stands for ‘Making Of Developed India’. People complain ‘Yeh sota nahi hai, sone deta nahi hai. Yeh khata nahi hai, khane deta nahi hai’,” said Naidu.
Earlier this week, Rijiju had slammed his colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s reported remark that those who prefer to eat beef should go to Pakistan.
Naidu rubbished allegations that the BJP has struck a deal with BJD by slowing down the CBI probe into Odisha’s chit fund scam.
Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh and Choudhury Birender Singh are yet to move into government bungalows since they have not been vacated by previous occupants.
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