Rajnath slams UPA for coining 'Hindu terrorists', Congress accuses BJP of playing politics on terror

The deadlock in both Houses of Parliament continued on Friday after members of Opposition showed placards, shouted anti-government slogans and tried to corner the Narendra Modi government over 'Lalitgate' and the Vyapam recruitment scam unearthed in Madhya Pradesh.

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Updated: Aug 01, 2015, 00:53 AM IST
Rajnath slams UPA for coining 'Hindu terrorists', Congress accuses BJP of playing politics on terror
Govt, Opposition face-off continues, Parliament paralysed

New Delhi: The deadlock in both Houses of Parliament continued on Friday after members of Opposition showed placards, shouted anti-government slogans and tried to corner the Narendra Modi government over 'Lalitgate' and the Vyapam recruitment scam unearthed in Madhya Pradesh.

Here are the live updates:-

  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the day following continued uproar by the Opposition
  • Congress could attend all-party meeting if PM comes out with "tangible" proposal to break deadlock in Parliament: Anand Sharma
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till Monday.
  • We accepted the challenge of terrorism, we will conquer it: Rajnath Singh outside Parliament
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 pm as disruptions by Opposition MPs continue
  • I have no problem on raising issues, but they(Congress) must first allow the house to function: Naidu
  • Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm following continued uproar by the Opposition
  • HM praises Punjab Police, hails slain Gurdsapur SP Baljeet Singh as 'martyr'
  • After several hours of gunbattle, Punjab Police neutralised all three terrorists: Singh
  • We are ready to discuss all issues, including Gurdaspur terror attack, says Singh
  • Congress-led Opposition's disruption of Parliament unfortunate: Singh

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  • The term 'Hindu terrorists' coined by erstwhile UPA govt has weakened India's stand on terrorism: Singh
  • India and Parliament should not appear to be divided on terrorism, says Singh
  • Terrorism is terrorism, it has no religion, no caste: Home Minister
  • It's important for Parliament to condemn Gurdaspur attack in one voice: Singh
  • Several previous infiltration attempts were foiled by security forces, this time the attackers chose Ravi river to sneak into India: Singh
  • 7 people died in the Gurdaspur attack: Singh
  • The attackers came from Pakistan, entered into the Indian side by crossing Ravi river: Singh  
  • HM Rajnath Singh makes statement in Lok Sabha on Gurdaspur terror attack.
  • All party meeting on breaking Parliament will now be held on Monday, claim reports
  • Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu calls all-party meet to end Parliament logjam.
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned again till 1 pm.
  • Congress MPs shout 'We want justice' slogans, show placards outside Parliament.
  • When NDA was in opposition they didn't let house function until some ministers resigned, should follow that now: Mayawati
  • RS adjourned till noon following uproar.
  • Leave that alone now Rahul has gone to Pune. Why not have discussions in Parliament, asks Rudy
  • Rahul should come and talk inside the Parliament, says Rudy.
  • Why is Congress shying away from debate in Parliament: Rudy, BJP

Also Read: Why is Congress shying away from debate in Parliament, asks Rudy

  • We are ready to talk, but they are (Opposition) running away: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
  • Uproar continues in LS by the Opposition, Speaker rejects adjournment motion.
  • Congress gives adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over Vyapam scam, Lalitgate

Also Read: Congress moves adjournment motion in LS

  • LS Speakers warns Opposition MPs to calm down and allow the House to function.
  • Opposition indulging in politics of disruption, claims Venkaiyah Naidu
  • Union Minister Venkaiyah Naidu appeals to Opposition MPs to allow Parliament to function.
  • Opposition MPs protest with placards, raise anti-government slogans.
  • Both Houses of Parliament assemble for normal business.
  • Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and Venkaiah Naidu present.
  • PM Modi meets senior ministers in Parliament.
  • Congress PAC meeting begins.
  • BJD's Tathagata Satpathy accuses the government of abdicating its responsibility.
  • P Karunakaran of the CPI-M says the government should address the issues raised by them.
  • NCP's Tariq Anwar slams the government for not initiating any dialogue with the Opposition to address the issues raised by it.
  • BJP started the tradition of demanding resignations. Everyone knows about their double standards: Kharge
  • "We are sticking to our demand. The government has to take a call," says senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.
  • An all-party meeting held to break the logjam in Parliament fails.
  • LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls an all-party meeting to end logjam in Parliament.
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