Editorial - The Hans India
MPs’ prolixity costs Parliament its propriety

The 16th Lok Sabha has come to an end During the last four years and nine months, we have heard many speeches both inside the Parliament and outside at public meetings by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Some were very inspiring while some others were fu

16 Feb 2019, 01:41 AM IST

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