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Modi slams opposition over parliament disruption

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged opposition lawmakers on Thursday (March 3) to stop disrupting parliament, under growing pressure to pass the crucial reforms promised when he came to power nearly two years ago. Parliament has managed to pass just one bill since the current session began on February 23 due to rowdy protests in the house over the controversial arrest of a student leader last month. That has prevented the government from passing long-delayed bills, including a proposed bankruptcy law and a national goods and services tax (GST) that would replace a myriad of local levies seen as deterring…

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