An all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, which was boycotted by the BJP, on Monday decided to "write" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the "estimated Rs 50,000 crore loss" to the state due to the 14th Finance Commission recommendations.
Fresh from its Assembly polls successes, a confident Narendra Modi-led NDA government is expected to push for the passage of key economic bills, including on the insurance sector, in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning from Monday.
Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Sunday called an all-party meet to discuss agenda for Parliament's Winter Session which will begin from Monday.The meeting has been called for smooth functioning of winter session of the Parliament.
The Peoples Party of Arunachal (PPA) has asked for an all-party meeting with an open debate involving all stake holders to evolve a consensus on the urgent necessity of bringing Arunachal under Article 371 (A) and not under Article 371 (H).
While the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) skipped the all-party meeting called by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari to end the deadlock on Lokpal Bill, others on Monday agreed to support the anti-corruption legislation in the Upper House.
With the Congress government set to table the controversial Communal Violence Bill, among other important bills, despite reservations from political parties, the Parliament`s forthcoming Winter Session is likely to be a stormy affair.
A report reflecting the concerns of people about the fallout of the implementation of recommendations of the Kasturirgangan committee on the ecology of the Western Ghats shall be submitted to the Centre, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday.
Telugu Desam chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who is on a hunger strike to protest splitting of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday demanded that an all-party meeting be convened at the earliest to discuss creation of Telangana state.
The all-party meeting convened by government to explore the possibility of Parliament adopting a resolution against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night saw most parties opposing such a move, leaving no scope for it.