Lok Sabha was adjourned till March 2 when 2nd phase of Budget 2020 session of the Parliament will commence.The House will now meet between March 2 and April 3 during which Union Budget will be taken up for passage.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned over Gandhi's statement that youth will hit Prime Minister Narendra Modi with sticks if he is unable to address the issue of unemployment in the country.
Lok Sabha witnessed commotion and chaos today, with BJP and Congress MPs almost coming to blows. It all started...
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi later condemned the behaviour of the Congress members and said an attempt was made to manhandle Harsh Vardhan.
In his reply in Rajya Sabha, PM Modi said: "Honestly, I was a bit disappointed with some of the remarks. Some members have made stagnation a virtue. They were stuck in the same old ways, talking about the same old things of the past."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday replied to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address during ongoing Budget Session in Lok Sabha. During the speech, PM Modi took jibes at the Opposition including Rahul Gandhi, evoking laughter in the House. When Rahul tried to reply to his jab, PM Modi quipped, “I was speaking for 30-40 minutes now, but the current has reached there now” and gestured at the Congress leader to sit down. His many expressions in the House were caught by the cameras. See here.
"The biggest issue today is unemployment and jobs. We asked PM many times, but he did not say a word on this. Earlier, the Finance Minister gave a long speech but she also did not say a word on it," Rahul told media.
The President also said that a record two lakh Indian Muslims performed Hajj this time and India is the first country in the world where the entire process of Hajj was done digitally.
Owaisi also said that US Congress and senators had made remarks about some domestic laws of India despite Modi and US President Donald Trump having good relations and a draft resolution had been tabled in the European Parliament over the CAA.
While several Congress leaders, including Karti Chidambaram and BK Hariprasad, have condemned Hegde's remark, BJP leaders too have distanced themselves from it.