Jinnah's idea winning in India: Shashi Tharoor on CAA
Monday, 27 January 2020 Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said if the CAA leads to the implementation of the NPR and the NRC, it would be a complete victory for Pakistan's founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah. He said Jinnah's idea of a country was already winning in India with the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) coming into effect, but asserted that there was still a choice available.
Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor on the end of Sonia Gandhi's tenure as party interim president said that we should be clear about our leadership going forward. Shashi Tharoor said, "We should be clear about our leadership going forward. I welcomed Sonia Ji's appointment as interim president last year. But I do believe it is unfair to her to expect her to carry this burden indefinitely." He further said, "If Rahul Gandhi says no I don't want to come back, then the question that many of the party members are asking - "How long can we carry on like this?"- that is the question. We would ideally like a clear cut decision as soon as possible."
Chris D'Elia's fall from the top of the comedy world continues. D'Elia's career has been destroyed by allegations that Chris D’Elia had solicited underage girls on social media. Deadline reports that Powerhouse agency CAA has dropped the disgraced comedian as a client. Over the weekend Whitney Cummings slammed D'Elia's behavior. She was “devastated and enraged by what I’ve read and learned” about the allegations.
Jimmy Kimmel is apologizing for a blackface impression of NBA star Karl Malone, Chris D’Elia has now been dropped by agency CAA amid sexual misconduct allegations and Spike Lee is calling on NFL to pressure D.C. team to change its controversial name.
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Rajasthan former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other senior Congress leaders in the national capital on August 10. While briefing the media about the meeting, Pilot said, "Since past some time some MLAs were in Delhi, there were some issues which we wanted to highlight. I did that. I'd been saying since beginning that all these things were based on principle. I always thought these things are essential to be raised in party's interest". He further added, "Several things were said, I heard a lot of things. I was surprised by a few things that were said. I think we should always maintain restraint and humility. There is no place for personal malice in politics. We had formed govt in Rajasthan after 5 years of hard work". He also added that he welcome the formation of 3-member committee by the Congress President. He said, "Sonia Gandhi ji heard all our concerns and the governance issues that we raised. Formation of the 3-member committee by the Congress president is a welcome step. I think all the issues will be resolved". "Party gives us post and can also take it back. I've no desire for any post but I wanted our self-respect to remain intact. I've contributed to the party for 18-20 years now. We've always attempted to ensure the participation of people who worked hard to form the government," said Pilot.
Days before the crucial Rajasthan assembly session, rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot met Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi. The meeting came amid indications of a possible breakthrough with Congress sources saying Pilot has been in touch with the top Congress leadership and a formula for his return was being worked out. Reports say during the meeting Pilot camp was assured that all issues raised by them will be resolved. This and other big headlines in the editorji evening playlist with Vikram Chandra.
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