Press Esc to close

PM appeals for smooth functioning of parliament

New Delhi, April 22, 2013, (IANS): 11:24 IST
File photo.
The government was ready to debate all issues, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday as he appealed to the opposition for smooth functioning of parliament.

"It is my sincere wish that house will function. If there are any concerns of the opposition we are willing to debate all those issues which are worrying the opposition," Manmohan Singh told reporters shortly before parliament resumed the budget session after a month-long break.

He expressed confidence that the financial business would be transacted.
"I am very confident that this financial business will be transacted to our satisfaction," he said.

Requesting opposition to allow the government to function, Manmohan Singh said: "We hope that everybody would cooperate in that process and the budget is passed and essential business and other important bill will also be dealt with effectively."

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had sought adjournment of question hour in both houses of parliament to raise the issue of the leakage of joint parliamentary committee (JPC) report on 2G spectrum allocation.

Go to Top

Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
An employee walks past a poster of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' outside a theatre...

An employee walks past a poster of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' outside a theatre...

Smoke billowing from a building after a leather goods manufacturing unit caught fire in Kolkata...

Smoke billowing from a building after a leather goods manufacturing unit caught fire in Kolkata...

India's Shashi Chopra (Blue) is declared winner against Namuun Monkhor of Mongolia...

India's Shashi Chopra (Blue) is declared winner against Namuun Monkhor of Mongolia...

Members of the NDRF and officials conducting a tsunami mock drill in Puducherry on Friday...

Members of the NDRF and officials conducting a tsunami mock drill in Puducherry on Friday...

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi addressing a rally in Porbanbar, Gujarat...

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi addressing a rally in Porbanbar, Gujarat...

A view of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel which was a target during the 26/11 terror attack...

A view of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel which was a target during the 26/11 terror attack...

Derailed coaches of Vasco Da Gama-Patna express train near Manikpur railway station in Manikpur...

Derailed coaches of Vasco Da Gama-Patna express train near Manikpur railway station in Manikpur...

Vendors sell fish at a fish market in Kolkata, India...

Vendors sell fish at a fish market in Kolkata, India...

A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, by a roadside in Ahmedabad...

A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, by a roadside in Ahmedabad...

A girl collecting fallen Chinar leaves at a Mughal Garden on the out skirts of Srinagar...

A girl collecting fallen Chinar leaves at a Mughal Garden on the out skirts of Srinagar...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.