Ananth Kumar said that the BJP would leave no stone unturned to convince the party over the Triple Talaq Bill.
He said though there should be no politics on the issue as it relates to the rights of Muslim women, the Bill could not be passed. PM spoke about how this budget session was important and that committees are there to discuss issues. "Let the House decide", he added.
President Kovind says government keen on reducing economic disparity.
Mahajan made the appeal to leaders of various parties at a dinner hosted by her, a day before the start of the budget session.
The Opposition was represented by Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge, Samajwadi Party's Mulayam Singh Yadav, Communist Party of India's (Marxist) D Raja, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Kanimozhi, Derek O'Brien and Sudip Bandhopadhyay from the Trinamool Congress, and Tariq Anwar from the Nationalist Congress Party. Parliament will be adjourned for a recess on February 9 and reassemble on March 5.
Korea talks can't distract from denuclearization: Mattis
North and South Korea remain in a technical state of war, since their 1950s conflict ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty. Pyongyang has also continued to advance its ballistic missile program, in hopes of being able to threaten the United States.
Blue Moon to appear over Qatar sky on January 31
Positioned on the opposite side of the Earth from the sun, the blue moon will be fully illuminated at 13:26 UTC (8:26 am EST). The sky Wednesday morning will mark a celestial affair that hasn't occurred in the Chicago area in more than 150 years.
White House Eyes End of Funding for Space Station
The administration also seeks to establish a space station, called Deep Space Gateway , in the vicinity of the moon. NASA astronauts step out on a spacewalk to fix the robotic arm at the International Space Station .
Tesla in autopilot mode crashes in California
The safety board did note in its report that the introduction of Tesla's Autosteer software had cut collisions by 40 per cent. Consumer Reports has suggested that Tesla change the name for autopilot to something less misleading.
Federer walks over Chung, into record 7th Aussie final
Chung delivered a big serve on the first of them which was called out by the line judge. "I like those attitudes". He says he is in a good space with his serve and forehand. 'When he arrived, I didn't want to bother him.
Senate vote scheduled for Monday to potentially end shutdown
According to media reports, senators will vote to end the shutdown with a short-term spending bill that would last three weeks. January 20 after senators ― most of the Democratic caucus and four Republicans ― blocked a four-week continuing resolution.