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20 per cent of the demand for grants for ministries such as road transport and highways, agriculture and farmer's welfare, railways, rural development were discussed in Lok Sabha.The release also said 94 per cent first-term MPs participated in a debate during the session and 96 per cent women MPs participated.

The amendment provides for a reduction in the tenure of chairpersons of national and state human rights bodies to three years from the current five years.

The AIMIM chief said victims of mob violence will not be forgotten. He said he had proposed a bill to strengthen, investigation and prosecution is lynching incidents.

PM Modi is expected to underline role of ministers of state in the running of ministries and may ask Cabinet ministers to give their deputies adequate responsibilities.

The 68-year-old stalwart took oath as the Prime Minister for the second consecutive term. Top leaders and guests were invited from around the world and across the nation to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

The NDA, on the other hand, registered a massive victory, winning 352 seats to retain power. The BJP alone won 303 seats - its highest tally ever. 

"I am writing to you to formally request you that I should be allowed a reasonable time for myself, my treatment and my health and, therefore, not be a part of any responsibility, for the present, in the new government," Jaitley wrote in a letter to PM.

On Monday, he will be in Varanasi, the LS seat he retained in the elections by a margin of 4.79 lakh votes.

"When Lal Krishna Advani was the party president, he used to say beware of "chapas" and "dikhas" (getting into print or electronic media). If we can get rid of the desire to see ourselves in newspapers and on television, then we can protect a lot," Modi said