During the Question Hour, Yadav, also a former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, said the state government had given an honorarium to various people who were recipients of the Yash Bharati Samman, including Kishan.

The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi clarify personally US President Donald Trump's remarks on Kashmir mediation, even as the government asserted India made no request for US intervention on the issue.

Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed an uproar over US President Donald Trump's remarks on Kashmir mediation, with Congress demanding a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue.

The treasury benches were occupied only by a couple of legislators when the House, which is expected to complete the trust vote process by Tuesday, met in the morning after a prolonged drama that last almost till midnight on Monday.

 Congress MPs held a protest in Parliament premises on Monday over the Sonbhadra violence and the "illegal detention" of the party's general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadara.

Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa has exuded confidence that Monday will be the last day of the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government led by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy in the state.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Women and Children Development minister Pankaja Munde were Sunday absent from the executive meeting of the state unit of the BJP.

The Modi government has underlined its priorities in the first 50 days of its second term, setting sights on making India a USD 5 trillion economy and hitting the ground running on spurring growth.