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Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia, BJP blames Rahul for House slowdown

Earlier, the Trinamool Congress chief met dissident senior BJP leaders, Arun Shourie, Shatrughan Sinha, and Yashwant Sinha

BJP leaders Shatrughan Sinha and Yashwant Sinha talks with media after their meeting with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee (2nd L) at TMC party office in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
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BJP leaders Shatrughan Sinha and Yashwant Sinha talks with media after their meeting with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee (2nd L) at TMC party office in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Archis Mohan New Delhi
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday and reiterated the need to have “one-on-one” fights to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The government, on its part, took potshots at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, saying Parliament proceedings had slowed down since he became the chief of the Opposition party.

Addressing the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said frequent disruptions would make it unlikely for the “triple talaq” Bill to be passed in the ongoing Budget session. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said Parliament productivity

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First Published: Mar 29 2018 | 1:15 AM IST

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