Here are some of the top quotes from the discussion in the Lok Sabha
In the light of Mayawati’s ‘warning’ over support, Congress President Rahul Gandhi should reconsider joining the grand alliance
The PM was referring to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is out on bail along with his mother Sonia Gandhi, in the National Herald case
The incumbent prime minister also blamed the Congress for slowing down the process of finding a solution to the issue which is subjudice before the Supreme Court.
Modi said politicisation of the surgical strikes was done by the Opposition and not the government
In an interview to ANI, the PM also said the surgical strikes were a big decision for the troops. "The Uri terror attack enraged me," he was quoted as saying
Alliance discussion and seat-sharing talks are likely to dominate political headlines in the first part of 2019
While the losses for BJP will rob it of some momentum, it is perilous to extrapolate state election results to central government elections