Modi urges opposition to pass Triple Talaq Bill

Budget Session Of Parliament Begins Today With President Kovind's First Joint Assembly Address
Budget session: President calls 2018 a year of full of opportunities
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29 January, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of various parties attended the dinner at Parliament House Library.

"The Prime Minister said budget session is very important and government takes very sincerely the suggestions given about it by opposition during discussion in all party meeting", Kumar told the media.

9am: On Sunday, at an all-party meeting, the government said it would "leave no stone unturned" to ensure the passage of the Triple Talaq bill.

The Government on Sunday made a strong pitch for the passage of the Triple Talaq bill in the Budget Session of Parliament and added that it would "leave no stone unturned" to bring about a consensus on the issue.

The Parliament Budget Session 2018 begins on Monday and will continue till February 9 with the Union Budget being presented on February 1.

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The Opposition parties also raised the issue of the January 12 press conference by four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court alleging selective allotment of cases to preferred Benches.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today sought the cooperation of various parties for the smooth functioning of the budget session of Parliament.

The government had failed to get the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 also known as the Triple Talaq Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session that concluded on January 5.

In his first such address to Parliament, Kovind is expected to outline the government's thrust on development and empowerment of people, especially those from backward and weaker sections, official sources said.

Leaders of the opposition parties are likely to meet tomorrow to push for unity and discuss ways to together corner the government on disparate issues. The shift is to pass the budget before start of the new financial year on April 1 to allow expenditure by the ministries from very first day of the fiscal.


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