All-party meet

Despite Prime Minister's clear statement on Ladakh face-off putting things in perspective, the Opposition has been raking up unnecessary controversy by asking 'irrelevant' questions.

"Neither is anyone inside our territory nor is any of our post captured. Twenty of our jawans were martyred, but those who dared Bharat Mata, they were taught a lesson," the Prime Minister said without naming China.

Sending a message that the nation stands solidly with Prime Minister, most leaders expressed confidence over government’s handling of violent skirmishes at the India-China border.

"Even at this late stage, we are still in the dark about many crucial aspects of the crisis. We have some specific questions, for the Government", said Sonia Gandhi.

On the AAP and RJD being kept out, sources said only parties with at least five members in parliament have been invited. Arvind Kejriwal's party has four MPs.

PM Modi requested the Members to see to it that they contribute to increasing the productivity of Parliament. He said, in last two sessions, the country saw the increased productivity and the great public response in favour of it.

MK Stalin also attacked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for supporting the CAA stating that Palaniswami was ready to follow whatever the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah would say.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has convened an all-party meeting tomorrow ahead of the winter session of Parliament beginning Monday.

Mehbooba's request for an all-party meet comes in the backdrop of the Centre's decision to deploy additional forces in the Valley.

Briefing the media after the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Modi would constitute the committee after consultations.