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.
As the NDA government completes one year in office, M Venkaiah Naidu tells Pradeep Kaushal that social security schemes are the govt’s biggest achievements. Excerpts:
As a ‘manager’, Naidu did have some testing moments, trying to cope with absenteeism.
Army chief General Dalbir Singh Tuesday told Army officers not to clap when in uniform.
Naidu said the amendments proposed are based on the standing panel’s recommendations (during UPA).
Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said the notice will be examined according to the law. “All aspects would be looked into,” he added.
Naidu, who is Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Urban Development, also referred to a recent incident in Mumbai.
Venkaiah Naidu did not buy the argument that there is a deadlock on the Bill as the Opposition is firm on opposing it.
Chief Minister Anandiben Patel had announced relaxation in crop damage scheme for farmers.
Narendra Modi is running the country, not the government, said Venkaiah Naidu.
‘We are ready for some compromises for the larger good and for the bill to get passed’ said Naidu.
Congress members, including Jyotiraditya Scindia and K C Venugopal, protested the Minister’s statement.
Defending the removal of the five-year cap for returning acquired land if a project is not completed, Naidu said it often takes years to develop a project.
Interestingly, suspended TMC MLA Swapan Kanti Ghosh touched the feet of Mukul Roy on the Parliament premises.