"Till Parliament is on all members should be present, matter of members not present will be taken up seriously", Union Minister Ananth Kumar told the media after the meeting.
Shah also blamed the previous Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) governments in the state for the mess in Uttar Pradesh and said that they had collectively presided over scams to the tune of Rs 12 lakh crore.
The incident proved to be a major embarrassment for the NDA which commands at least 78 MPs in the Rajya Sabha, excluding 10 members of the JD (U), the BJP's new ally.
He also lambasted the Opposition for terming his lunch at the party workers residence as caste-based politics."I have lunch at the residence of the workers just to show them how much they are important to us and there is no such politics in it", he added.
However, a party source insisted that some of the absentee members might have valid reasons for their absence.
He asked MPs to be present in the House till the session ends.
Shah also said that the government has taken a number of successful steps to curb the issue of black money and money laundering.
Last week, over lack of attendance of the party MPs, PM Modi had asked them to ensure their presence in Parliament through the day.
The BJP chief also launched a scathing attack on RJD supremo Lalu Yadav and Congress, saying that the BJP has not broken any party in Bihar.
The select committee adopted the report without any amendment and the bill was then presented in the Rajya Sabha. The situation left leader of the house Arun Jaitley and MoS for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi virtually helpless.
The Lower House had already passed the bill, meant to upgrade the Backward Classes Commission from a statutory body to a constitutional body, which will give it powers equal to a court to summon people and inquire into incidents of violence and discrimination against backward classes. The result of the division was 69 ayes and 50 noes. Now the government has to bring a new amended bill, which must be passed by the Lok Sabha as well.
Overall, fewer people appeared to be heeding the shutdown than the millions who participated in a 24-hour strike last week. The oil export-dependent economy will shrink 12 per cent this year, the International Monetary Fund predicts.
Solid-state batteries use solid electrolytes, as opposed to the liquid ones used in lithium-ion batteries, making them safer. Toyota is working on developing an electric vehicle with a fast charging battery, the Chunichi Shimbun reported on Tuesday.
The attacker had been scheduled to be deported, but the process had been held up as he lacked identity papers, Scholz said. German media reported that the man had Islamist views and was known to authorities.
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New entrant to the telecom sector Reliance Jio , now entered the feature phone market with its very first VoLTE feature phone. And JioPhone will be physically available to those who have pre-booked, on a first come first serve basis, September onwards.
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.
Because Wade Watts will exist in the Oasis for most of the movie, the pop culture references started coming quick in the trailer. Miller, late of " Silicon Valley ", wore an E.T. shirt and Back to the Future shoes, honoring two of Spielberg's famed films.
Apart from her, Deepti Sharma and Mithali Raj added some crucial runs as India enhanced the misery of the defending champions. India has high hopes from Sangli opener Smriti Mandhana along with Harmanpreet, Deepti Sharma and Poonam Yadav.
Liverpool are keen to land the Dutch defender but Jurgen Klopp withdrew his interest last month after tapping up allegations. A move could yet transpire, although it is likely to hinge on van Dijk's attitude and his willingness to force a move.
Firefighters rescue woman from boa constrictor in Ohio
A woman shocked 911 operators in OH when she called in to report she had a a 5-foot-long snake wrapped around her neck . That woman on East Lake Road refused to talk about her experience Friday, but gave 911 an earful.
Oppn protests in RS over kidnapping of Gujarat Congress MLA
They later drove to the BJP office in Gandhinagar and joined the saffron party in the presence of its president Amit Shah . The Congress would also seek direction to the Election Commission as they are losing the elections, the minister added.
Father says time to let Charlie Gard go
Grant Armstrong, who is representing Charlie's parents, said Gollop should have told the couple about the scan before the hearing. Her partner, Chris Gard , said on the steps of the court: "We are going to spend our last precious moments with our son Charlie".