Live update: Modi government says 'we don't fear no-confidence motion'

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2018 - 14:27

Here are the live news updates of the day:

19 March 2018, 14:27 PM

Any number of fronts can come up but BJP together with its allies in NDA is strong enough to face any such challenge. There seems to be an effort to stitch an unholy coalition again, we will face the challenge: Ram Madhav, BJP General Secretary

19 March 2018, 14:04 PM

No one can beat N Chandrababu Naidu in playing political games. He is famous for indulging in political gimmicks. We are with him as far as demand for development of Andhra Pradesh is concerned but if he talks about political drama most political games are played by TDP: Ram Madhav

19 March 2018, 14:04 PM

We aren't afraid of no-confidence motion, we have numbers in Parliament. TDP's stand is political. Suddenly, taking up a sentimental issue and trying to bring no-confidence motion is something that they have to explain to the people of Andhra Pradesh:Ram Madhav, BJP General Secretary

19 March 2018, 14:03 PM

19 March 2018, 14:00 PM

The opposition is ready for discussion on no-confidence motion but it seems AIADMK is acting on behest of Central government and not letting the house function: Ramgopal Yadav, Samajwadi Party MP

19 March 2018, 12:46 PM

We have not decided our stand yet, we will do whatever our leader Naveen babu (Patnaik) asks us to: Prasanna Kumar Patasani, BJD MP on no-confidence motion

19 March 2018, 12:45 PM

On one hand, they are saying to bring no-confidence motion.On the other hand, they are creating uproar in Parliament so that motion is not accepted for discussion. They themselves don't know why they are bringing no-confidence motion: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

19 March 2018, 12:20 PM

I am in the opposition. Whatever the opposition does, I will do the same: Farooq Abdullah, National Conference on no-confidence motion

19 March 2018, 12:12 PM

No confidence motion not introduced owing to continuous uproar in the lower house. Lok Sabha is adjourned until Tuesday

19 March 2018, 12:09 PM

We want a discussion on the issue of no-confidence motion and we appeal to everyone that there should be a discussion : Union Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha

19 March 2018, 12:09 PM

Uproar in Lok Sabha as TDP, YSRCP and TRS MPs come into the well of the House.

19 March 2018, 12:05 PM

We are in favour of special category status to Andhra Pradesh. We are not in favour of no-confidence against the Modi government, we will support the government: Prem Singh Chandumajra, Shiromani Akali Dal

19 March 2018, 12:04 PM

We have been fighting for Telangana cause from the beginning. As a new state, our population is different, so we want to have own set of reservations in the state. Why should India have different laws for different states: TRS MP AP Jithender Reddy

19 March 2018, 12:04 PM

19 March 2018, 12:02 PM

Don't compare their (TDP) issue with Cauvery issue. Our (Tamil Nadu) government will never let the state down. Supreme Court has given six weeks time (for the formation of Cauvery management board), so if nothing happens we all will discuss the future course of action- O Pannerselvam, Deputy CM

19 March 2018, 12:01 PM

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to put pressure on Central government has gone for no-confidence motion for the welfare of their state. I ask this(Tamil Nadu) Government to support TDP's no-confidence motion: MK Stalin, DMK in assembly

19 March 2018, 11:22 AM

It was TDP and not YSRCP who responded on Triple Talaq Bill. I told the BJP leadership that criminalization of triple talaq was not correct. I was the first to oppose it: Chandrababu Naidu

19 March 2018, 11:20 AM

We thought as an NDA member, the BJP will do justice to the state, but nothing happened. We waited for four years, but of no use. Even in the last budget justice was not done: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu

19 March 2018, 11:20 AM

You have always been supportive of TDP, but you were not happy that we allied with BJP. We have been working for the welfare of Muslims: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu addressing TDP minority wing members

19 March 2018, 11:04 AM

We will neither support the government nor the Opposition, we will abstain: Arvind Sawant, Shiv Sena MP on no-confidence motion

19 March 2018, 11:00 AM

No decision taken yet on party's stand on no-confidence motion: AIADMK sources

19 March 2018, 10:55 AM

TDP MPs protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament over special category status to Andhra Pradesh. Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury also joined the protest.

19 March 2018, 10:51 AM

We are ready to face no-confidence motion as we have support in the House. We are confident, says Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar.

19 March 2018, 10:36 AM

As far as the Left parties are concerned, we will be supporting the no-confidence motion. People have started expressing their no confidence in Modi government, it's time Parliament does it too: Duraisamy Raja, CPI

19 March 2018, 10:35 AM

Floor test: Parliament secretariat received three notices on no-confidence motion, two from TDP and one from YSR Congress Party. If House in order and quorum established, Lok Sabha Speaker likely to bring no-confidence motion after Question Hour. (50 members needed to establish Quorum)

19 March 2018, 10:34 AM

We will move no-confidence motion, have talked to opposition parties including TMC, Congress and Samajwadi Party. YSRCP is just doing politics, they are not concerned about the welfare of state: Thota Narsimham, TDP MP

19 March 2018, 10:33 AM

Will wait and watch.Will also have to see if Speaker allows the no-confidence motion or rejects it. TDP has its own state issues and we welcome them. As of now, we have not decided yet on no-confidence motion, Uddhav ji (Uddhav Thackeray) will take a call: Sanjay Raut,Shiv Sena

19 March 2018, 10:31 AM

We are going to go move no-confidence motion, gather support of all respective parties in Parliament. It's the responsibility of all parties in Parliament to support us. Trying to gather as much support as possible so debate happens, not trying to make the govt fall: RM Naidu, TDP MP

19 March 2018, 10:31 AM

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) issues whip to its MPs, directs them to attend parliament till the end of the budget session

19 March 2018, 10:30 AM

We will continue to move no-confidence motion as long as the debate is taking place and facts are brought to the notice of the nation and also to pressurize the Centre to grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh: K Parthsarathi, YSR Congress

19 March 2018, 10:29 AM

We for the last four years after the state was bifurcated have been fighting for special category status. Till 2016, BJP and Chandrababu Naidu kept saying that special status will be given. Then suddenly, he colluded with BJP, he is like a chameleon, he decided against the state: VS Reddy, YSR Congress MP

19 March 2018, 10:27 AM

BJP has got absolute majority in Lok Sabha and we are ready to face any situation and discussion. All these parties coming together cannot harm Modi government, we are comfortably placed: Andhra Pradesh BJP chief K Haribabu

19 March 2018, 10:26 AM

The YSR Congress and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will on Tuesday pitch for taking up their notices of no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre in the Lok Sabha.