Monsoon Session Day 2: Rajnath Singh makes statement on mob lynchings, Sushma Swaraj speaks on minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh

Shashi Tharoor said that Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement in Lok Sabha on mob lynching was dissatisfactory. PTI

Home minister Rajnath Singh said that fake news had led to mob lynching incidents and that the government has asked service providers to put checks on rumour mongering . PTI

YSR Congress Party members protest for special status to Andhra Pradesh at Parliament House on the second day of the Monsoon Session, in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

YSR Congress Party members protest seeking special status for Andhra Pradesh at Parliament House on the second day of the Monsoon Session, in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

Congress MPs stage a protest against the hike in the MSP (Minimum Support Price) of alternative crops, at Parliament House, on the second day of the Monsoon Session, in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

Congress MPs stage a protest over the hike in the MSP (Minimum Support Price) of certain crops, at Parliament House, on the second day of the Monsoon Session, in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

BJP leaders have already started mocking Sonia’s statement. Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar said, “Sonia is very weak in mathematics and thus can’t calculate the numbers." PTI

Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar took a jibe at Sonia Gandhi and said, “Sonia is very weak in mathematics and thus can’t calculate the numbers." PTI

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that he doesn’t understand the “foreign accent” of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. PTI

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor criticised the Fugitive Ecnomic Offenders Bill, saying it was poorly drafted and would not withstand judicial scrutiny. PTI

Responding to questions in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also said the government has from time to time raised the issue of the plight of minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and other countries at the bilateral level. PTI

Responding to questions in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also said the government has from time to time raised the issue of the plight of minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and other countries at the bilateral level. PTI


Updated Date: Jul 19, 2018 23:12 PM

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