"If I want to conduct a public meeting there, then why am I not being permitted?" asked AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi during a press conference on February 25. Owaisi said that Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda can hold a rally, Congress, CPM, TMC can hold a rally then why can't AIMIM. "TMC MPs speak about freedom of expression, constitution, dissent in Parliament. But they have two faces, they say one thing in Delhi and do just the opposite in Bengal," he said. The AIMIM chief further said that Model Code of Conduct has not come into effect now. "If they're refusing to give us permission even before that, how will election be free and fair?" he asked.
During his rally in Assam's Nagaon on February 25, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, "Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, not only in Assam, a new development started in entire northeast. There was a time when Assam was known for agitation and violence. Prime Minister Narendra Modi did everything to bring prestige to Assam. Bhupen Hazarika was conferred Bharat Ratna. Congress leader Tarun Gogoi had also made great contributions. He was given Padma Bhushan in the regime of PM Narendra Modi."
A team of the National Security Guard (NSG) - India's elite counter-terror force - visited the spot where a minor explosion occurred on January 29 in Delhi. The incident occurred near the Israel embassy with the country's envoy to India suggesting that it could've been a terror attack. No injuries were reported but some vehicles parked on APJ Abdul Kalam Road were damaged in the blast. Watch the full video for more.
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A team of National Security Guard (NSG) visited the explosion site near the Israel Embassy on January 30 to examine characteristics of explosives used. A low-intensity explosion was reported near the Israel Embassy in Delhi on January 29 evening. Nature of explosion is being ascertained. No injuries have been reported yet. Further details are awaited. A team of Forensic experts already examined the incident site and collected the evidences on night of January 29. The 10-people team has handed over the evidences to special cell. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar spoke to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel Gabi Ashkenazi and assured of taking the incident seriously.
NSG commandos were seen rehearsing for Republic Day parade. NSG commandos sweat for at least 5 hours to give a flawless marching past on Republic day at Rajpath. This year NSG, the elite force of India for counter-terror operations, has decided to make changes for the Republic Day parade as per the COVID-19 health protocols. NSG commandos will be marching with a distance of more than 1.5 meters from each other. Earlier, they used to march down Rajpath from shoulder to shoulder. The distance will be visible from a distance as NSG commandos will be following the COVID-19 protocols. Almost 40 per cent of the actual strength of the commandos will participate in the Republic Day parade as compared to the previous year. Watch the full video for more details.
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