Saturday, 22 July, 2017

Parliament Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha adjourned for day

PM Modi was among the first to vote in Parliament for the presidential election PM Modi was among the first to vote in Parliament for the presidential election
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Mrs Mahajan condemned the terror attack on Amarnath Yatri and expressed grief over the deaths in the attack.

Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad made it clear today that the Congress and other opposition parties would target the government over the issues of Kashmir as well as the stand-off with China. He said, GST shows the good that can be achieved when all parties come together and work for the nation. He said opposition parties will seek a discussion on the India-China standoff in Dokalam.

BJP leaders have said they would take on the opposition over these issues claiming that the government's track record has been better than the UPA in terms of economy and agriculture growth.

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"Fear is being spread in the minority community".

He said the CPI-M will also raise the issues of Kashmir situation, border tensions with China as well as Pakistan, and agrarian crisis. "It is a matter of country's security and we will raise it in Parliament", Azad told reporters after an all-party meeting convened by the government at Parliament Library building.

The BJP Parliamentary Party Executive will meet on the eve of begining of the monsoon session that will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A lot of legislative business is lined up by the government, which includes the Indian Institutes of Information Technology Bill, 2017, The Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property Bill, 2017, and the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Bill, 2017, in Lok Sabha. The Prime Minister also called on all the parties to support the war against corruption, which has been initiated by the government.The Prime Minister also mentioned that the highest level of dignity has been maintained in the whole process of Presidential Election till now and no situation of any bitterness surfaced among the political parties.

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