The BJP has 36 Lok Sabha MPs from 84 reserved constituencies for SCs, besides 27 from 46 for the scheduled tribes.
On the occasion of the sthapna diwas, Prime Minister Modi addressed the party workers and expressed his gratitude as he remembered the sacrifice and hardwork put in by karyakartas.
The Telugu Desam Party has been demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh while the AIADMK members were asking for constitution of Cauvery Management Board to manage water distribution between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The Congress and some regional parties have had a pretty decent run in terms of setting the narrative against the Modi Administration, aided by Government bloopers and some of its grandiose promises that haven't come to much, in recent months. The no-confidence motions were not taken up on the plea that there was no order in the Lok Sabha.
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Garinger, who has one of the players living in his home, said they still don't know his fate. McAvoy said the bus trips are "honestly one of my favourite parts of playing hockey".
"NDA lawmakers will forgo their salary and allowances for 23 days that parliament did not function".
He said he continued with his speech for over 90 minutes for the sake of democracy amid relentless protests by Opposition MPs, according to sources. Sources said he also told the MPs that Opposition members nearly surrounded him during his reply to the Motion of Thanks on the President's Address to Parliament, and such a disruption during a Prime Minister's speech was unprecedented. "But today, we the Dalit MP's of BJP have to face our constituents and are unable to reply to their questions".
BJP leaders were nearly forced out in 1977 and it was a case of political untouchability, he said.
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The Mets have high expectations for the 30-year-old Tebow, who started in left field and hit seventh for the Rumble Ponies. I think that was something our team really fed off today, was just the energy. "I was pretty cynical", he said.
Accusing the Congress party of taking parliamentary proceedings "to a new low", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a fast by BJP MPs on to protest the impasse caused by the opposition party in Parliament.
Right on cue, Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot issued a circular on Friday, stating that Rahul Gandhi has directed party workers to observe a fast on April 9 to "promote peace and harmony among different sections of society".
After demonetization and the implementation of Goods and Sales Tax (GST), employment has been badly hi, inflation has jacked up which has affect the livelihood of the common man, he said. There is a possibility of some legislative business being conducted in the Monsoon Session but by the time Parliament convenes for the Winter Session in November, all parties, including the ruling BJP, would be in election mode. The Congress indulges in divisive, negative politics.
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He, Laschet and Reul laid flowers in central Muenster and paid their respects to the victims of the attack. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "deeply shocked by the bad events in Muenster".