President, PM and most of the senior leaders of the ruling party have confirmed their presence during the 7-day long event in Delhi.
Union minister Hansraj Ahir criticised BJP MP Varun Gandhi who has backed giving asylum to Rohingya Muslims in India after security vetting.
Rajkumar Saini, BJP MP from Kurukshetra, today said Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala should resign on moral grounds.
The opposition-sponsored amendments, on the inclusion of a woman and a member of the minority community in the commission, were passed by 74 to 52 votes
Participating in a Lok Sabha debate on lynchings, BJP MP Hukumdev Narayan Yadav claimed that majority of Muslims in India are descendants of Hindus.
A parliamentary panel has criticised the government's draft transgender bill for not addressing important civil rights issues such as marriage and divorce among members of the community.