First two weeks of the last phase of the Budget session have been virtually washed out. The government has, however, managed to get some key bills and the budget passed.
Rajnath Singh said the government was ready for discussion on any issue, including on the no-confidence motion.
Relentless protests by opposition and other parties again disrupted proceedings in the Lok Sabha but the govt managed to get two bills passed amid the din.
Leaders of 20 opposition parties tonight got together at a dinner hosted by Sonia Gandhi, where possibilities of putting up a united front to defeat the BJP.
When the House reassembled at noon, the protests continued and no legislative business could be carried out.
Sonia will host a dinner which is likely to be attended by leaders of 17 opposition parties, amid talk of forging a broader front against BJP-led NDA ahead of LS polls.
Chandrashekhar Rao, who has mooted the idea of a third front and offered to lead it, unveiled plans to conduct a series of meetings to prepare a national agenda.
Telangana became the first state in the country to supply free 24-hour electricity to the agriculture sector as the scheme came into effect from Jan 1.
On the eve of the BJD's 20th foundation day, party prez and CM Naveen Patnaik said regional parties should have better coordination to strengthen cooperative federalism.
Modi said that Centre was dedicated to cooperative federalism irrespective of whichever party is in power and would not discriminate states on political basis.
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