"He (Prime Minister Modi) also expressed concern over the flood like situation on the north-eastern part of the country and asked the state to take action to provide relief to the people", he said. The members also mourn the death of Amarnath terror attack victims.
"I want this Parliament session to be fruitful". The Vice-President also condemns the killing of Amarnath pilgrims in a terrorist attack.
In this Monsoon Session of Parliament, at least 16 bills are listed for introduction in both houses.
Meanwhile, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday called an All Party Meeting on Sunday. Abdullah took oath in Kashmiri, while Kunhalikutty preferred English.
Azad said the Congress has conveyed to the government that there are some sensitive issues related to the internal and external security that needed to be discussed during the Parliament session. The GST spirit is about growing stronger together.
He said former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had already said that the GST roll-out will be raised during the session in view of the fact that the law in its present form was not the law that was originally drafted by the Congress party. Just before the Lok Sabha met for the day, Mr Modi walked up to the two top Congress leaders and shook hands in the House. The session which will continue till August 11.
He also observed that the differences with China over Kashmir had become a new focal point and the opposition parties would also seek a debate on the stand-off in the Dokalam area near the Bhutan trijunction. The members of the upper house remembered parliamentarians, including sitting members Anil Madhav Dave of the BJP and Palvai Govardhan Reddy of the Congress, who passed away in the past few months. "As a responsible and principled Opposition party, we shall be raising all these issues and many more", Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said.