"We will coordinate with other opposition parties to expose this BJP government that has not delivered on their promises". The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, which was approved by the Union government last week, is likely to be the centre of the discussion among other issues like triple talaq bill, which is pending in Rajya Sabha.

The Tripura victory, the BJP believes, has demoralised its opponents and they will lack the zeal to take on the government. Indications of this were clear much before the second phase of the Budget Session began on Monday.

The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament will commence today with the government seeking to push its legislative agenda, including the bill for the confiscation of properties of fugitives, and the Opposition likely to target it on a range of issues including the multi-crore bank frauds.

Opposition parties are likely to hold a meeting soon to work out a joint strategy for the session.

Not deterred by its dismal electoral performance in the North Eastern states, the Congress chose to go ahead with the strategy it chalked out during its steering committee meeting. The grand old party of India made a decision to try and rope in other "like-minded political parties' to form a joint action committee and pressurise the government".

Kurien said that he was ready to allow a short duration discussion on the PSB frauds and asked Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad to start the discussion.

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He expressed that his party would demand response from the center not only on the PNB scam of Rupees 11,400 crore that involve Nirav Modior the Rotomac loan issue, but also on the trustworthiness of the whole banking industry. "The prime minister has to tell the nation who is responsible for India's biggest bank scam", a senior Congress leader told Firstpost.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), with three MPs, wasn't to be left behind.

However, noisy scenes and protests continued when the House met again at noon, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the proceedings for the day. Trinamul Congress members also highlighted the PNB fraud. The Left will be at the forefront of this agitation, whether it's on the floor of the Parliament or outside. We have issues for every day in Parliament,"he said. Wherever he is, it is certainly a long way from Agartala", said Mr. O'Brien, indicating that the election victory in Tripura will not make things easy for the BJP. Telengana Rashtra Samiti members demanded increase of reservation quota for the newbie state.

"The TMC is looking at the possibility of forming a third front".

"If Mamata (Banerjee) and (Asaduddin) Owaisi are calling for a third front to form a non-BJP and non-Congress government, the YSR Congress party will support them". TDP members raised the issue of special status for Andhra Pradesh.


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