Briefing reporters after the meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said, "PM has reiterated that attendance is compulsory in the house and there is no exception to this. He has asked them to ensure that the government schemes reach people."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and other senior leaders were present in the meeting, besides the Members of Parliament of both the Houses.

Javadekar said, "Telangana preponed their Assembly polls because they knew that if it is held simultaneously with general elections then TRS would not have got a clear majority."

Union Budget 2019 meets the expectations and aspirations of the people of the country. This budget is for economic development and supports the farmers, youth, poor and other communities of the country

The Wayanad lawmaker, who became the Congress president in 2017, offered to step down from his post at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on May 25, taking moral responsibility for the Congress' abysmal performance in the 17th Lok Sabha Elections.

Early in the morning, the Australian Prime Minister tweeted a happy selfie with Modi alongside a caption in Hindi, saying 'Kithana ache he Modi' (How nice Modi is). Both the leaders had wide smiles drawn across their faces.

The newly elected Australian prime minister did not just stop there, he also captioned his photo in Hindi, saying 'Kithana ache he Modi' (How nice Modi is).

PM Modi's interaction with world leaders

In a joint statement after an informal meeting on the margins of G-20 Summit at Osaka, leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa reiterated their commitment to "fight the exploitation" of the internet for terrorist purposes.