Senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik on Sunday set off a fresh controversy by calling the MPs, who criticised his meeting with 26/11 attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, ‘insane' , adding that he feels like "spitting on their faces".
The Home Ministry has asked all state governments to speed up cases against MPs and MLAs facing charges which attract disqualification, directing them to seek day-to-day trial in courts, appoint special public prosecutors and ensure regular monitoring.
Fifty BJP MPs from the state staged a dharna here to protest against "the failure of law and order, prevailing power crisis and increasing crimes against women" under the Samajwadi Party (SP) government.
New BJP president Amit Shah Thursday warned party MPs against any disconnect with voters and asked them to remain connected ahead of the forthcoming Assembly Elections in four states and bypolls in some other states.
BJP MPs from northern region including poll-bound Haryana Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and shared their views on a range of issues, including those related to party organisation, government functioning and their experiences as people`s representatives.
From pouring over the rule book to shoring up their knowledge and participating in debates and discussions in the house, the 314 first-time MPs in the 545-member Lok Sabha are leaving no opportunities to make a mark.