Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses

Kashmir situation: The situation in Kashmir has shown no sign of marked improvement ever since unrest started past year following Indian Army personnel killing self-styled Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Modi asked all states in the country to take stringent action against those indulging in violent cow vigilantism, adding that such incidents should not be given a "communal color".

Further commenting on the issue of China, Kumar said that the political parties have already been briefed about the situation of China and India stands united on this issue.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST), which brought different political parties together, has brought fresh energy to Parliament's monsoon session. "I am confident that all parties, all MPs will take important decisions and engage in quality debate, ensure value addition in thinking and work", he said.

Talking to reporters after an all-party meeting called by her on the session eve, Ms Mahajan said that all the participants in the meeting had assured that the session will proceed without any disruption.

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Speaking to a media a day before the session, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, said the situation on the border with China in the Sikkim sector is very tense even as he blamed Beijing for the boundary stand-off.

In his speech, Modi also referred to the presidential poll to be held tomorrow and said it would have been better had there been a consensus on the candidate. He also met Samajwadi party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and others.

The opposition has vowed to raise the issue in Parliament, seeking answers from the government on what it was doing to end the violence that has claimed many lives - mostly Muslims and Dalits - in the country.

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"When law takes its course against those who loot the nation, we have to unite against those who seek an escape route by dubbing such an action as a political conspiracy", the Prime Minister tweeted.

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