Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Rajya Sabha on February 6, 2020. (Photo Credit: Screengrab/Twitter)
After Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is speaking in Rajya Sabha in his reply to a debat on the Motion of Thanks on the President's address. Earlier in the day, Modi hit out at the Opposition and hailed his government's achievements in Lok Sabha during his reply to a debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address. In his speech during the ongoing Budget session of Parliament, PM Narendra Modi highlighted decisions on Article 370, Triple Talaq and Ram Janmabhoomi as achievements of his government. He said if his government had worked in the same manner as previous one, these matters would have still remained unresolved.
#06:24 pm: NPR and census are normal Govt procedures, which have been carried out earlier also. But when votebank politics is a necessity then those who carried out NPR earlier, spread misinformation about it now: Modi
#06:17 pm: 'As far as East Pakistan is concerned, its decision seems to be that all the non-Muslims living there should be removed. It is an Islamic state. As an Islamic state, East Pakistan thinks that those who follow Islam can live there. Non-Islamic people cannot live. Hindu-Christians are being removed from there. Buddhists are also being expelled from there' - these are the words of Lal Bahadur Shastri: PM Modi
#06:13 pm: Ram Manohar Lohia Ji had said that Muslims of India should live and Hindus of Pakistan should live, I reject the fact that Hindus of Pakistan are citizens of Pakistan, so we should not care about them. Regardless of the Hindu of Pakistan, it is our duty to protect it as much as any Hindu or Muslim in India: PM Modi
#06:07 pm: The compulsion of the Congress is understandable, but our friends of Kerala's Left Front should understand that the Chief Minister of Kerala has also warned the protesters of strict action: PM Modi
#06:05 pm: Is it ok to misguide and misinform the nation? Can anybody be a part of a campaign that does this? The path being taken on CAA by many Opposition parties is very unfortunate: PM Modi
#06:00 pm: Some Opposition colleagues, those who were silent, have now turned violent: Says PM Modi referring to violence during CAA protests.
#05:54 pm: Today, digital transactions are being seen the most in smaller cities and Tier-2, Tier-3 cities are moving forward as far as the construction of modern infrastructure is concerned: PM Modi
#05:50 pm: There was a discussion about the state of economy here. There is no reason to be disappointed. The country's economy is strong on the basic criteria even today and has the power to go ahead.
#05:48 pm: PM Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha: If you had so much knowledge and suggestions about the GST, then why did you keep it stuck for so long?
#05:45 pm: There is no question of thinking small. Pessimism and gloom do not help us. We talk about a five trillion dollar economy. Yes, the aim is ambitious but we have to think big and think ahead: PM Modi
#05:40 pm: Plight of the Bru refugees was pitiable. Yet, the party which ruled most parts of the Northeast for decades and the party that ruled Tripura for decades did nothing about this crisis. It was our Government that had the honour of solving this major problem: Modi
#05:35 pm: Vaiko ji said 5 August 2019 was a black day for Jammu and Kashmir. Vaiko ji it was not a black day for J&K, it was a black day for those who promoted terrorism and separatism: PM Modi
#05:30 pm: For first time in decades, people of Jammu and Kashmir got benefits of reservation.There were Blocked Development Council polls, Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act came into being there. An anti-corruption bureau was set up there: Modi
#05:27 pm: For the first time in decades, people of Jammu and Kashmir got benefits of reservation. There were BDC polls, RERA came into being there. For the first time, Jammu and Kashmir got a comprehensive start-up, trade and logistics policy. Anti-corruption bureau was set up there: PM Modi
#05:25 pm: Did our former PM Dr. Manmohan Sigh not remark that democracy is being harmed due to protests on Telangana issue? Atal Ji created not one but three states. The entire process was done in an amicable manner, unlike what happened during the creation of Telangana: PM Modi
#05:23 pm: People do not forget things easily. I want to remind the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha about the manner in which proceedings regarding the creation of Telangana took place: PM Modi
#05:22 pm: One MP said the decisions on Jammu and Kashmir were without any discussion. This observation is not correct. The entire nation has seen the detailed discussions on the subject. MPs have voted in favour of the decisions: PM Modi
#05:20 pm: Honestly, I was a bit disappointed with some of the remarks. Some members have made stagnation a virtue. They were stuck in the same old ways, talking about the same old things of the past: PM Modi in the Rajya Sabha
Speaking in the Rajya Sabha. https://t.co/DtQdoa50M7— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 6, 2020