Poll | Do you think Parliament deadlock will hurt the economy?
The monsoon session has already witnessed four all-party meetings but the impasse continues. With just nine working days to go before the session ends on August 13, the key bills, especially the Goods and Services Bill are stuck in the logjam.Updated: Aug 03, 2015 13:01 IST
The government convened an all-party meeting on Monday to discuss ways to end the stalemate in Parliament in an attempt to save the rest of the monsoon session and push its key reforms.
Earlier during the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met senior ministers to discuss strategy and likelihood of a statement by the PM in the House to break the logjam.
However, the House was adjourned after Congress members created ruckus.
The monsoon session has already witnessed four all-party meetings but the impasse continues.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said Congress may be upset with the government for "political reasons" but it must "accept and seriously introspect" that "negativism" and its "obstructionist tendencies" would hurt the country and the economy.
With just nine working days to go before the session ends on August 13, do you think it's time the government and Opposition end logjam and push key bills including the Goods and Services Bill ?
First Published: Aug 03, 2015 12:52 IST