Digvijaya seeks FIR against MP CM Shivraj Chouhan and Smriti Irani over 'fake' video of Rahul
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday filed a complaint with the Madhya Pradesh Police, seeking registration of an FIR against chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union minister Smriti Irani for "sharing a fake video" of former AICC president Rahul Gandhi during the 2019 Lok Sabha poll campaign.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today that there are no plans for another lockdown in Delhi, rejecting speculation spurred by a spike in coronavirus cases in the capital. Kejriwal put out the clarification shortly after an all-party meeting called by Home Minister Amit Shah. Many people are...
Former MLA Rahul Singh Lodhi who quit the Congress and joined BJP after resigning from the post of MLA ahead of the by-polls in Madhya Pradesh on 28 seats. Rahul Lodhi got the status of Cabinet Minister in Shivraj Singh government. After getting the portfolio he visited Madhya Pradesh's Damoh on January 17. Two people throw ink and put shoe garland around his neck. The supporters of Rahul thrashed them in the presence of cops. Police took them into the custody.
On Jan 15, President Ram Nath Kovind made the first contribution towards the construction of Ram Mandir, which is to be built in UP's Ayodhya. Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) working president, Alok Kumar said, "He is the first citizen of the country so we went to him to initiate this drive. He donated a sum of Rs 5,01,000." Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also made the contribution for construction of Ram Mandir. He handed over a cheque of Rs 1 lakh to a leader of Vishva Hindu Parishad. He said, "I am grateful to be part of such mission." Ram Mandir is to be built at the site of Ram Janmabhoomi in UP's Ayodhya.
While addressing the press conference in Patna on January 10, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav spoke on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's statement over National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance for Bihar polls. Yadav said, "It is tit for tat. If you look at Nitish Kumar ji's history, be it George Fernandes, Digvijaya Singh or our party- whom did he not betray?. He came to power through back door, he has thirst for power." "The destruction of Bihar by him is for everyone to see. Nitish Kumar is a bargainer, a blackmailer. He is not a leader. He is not for people, he is for himself," Yadav added.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that India shouldn't be made an experiment lab. Singh said that people of India should not be made guinea pigs for vaccine trials. "Protocols can still be compromised during the pandemic. People of India should not be made guinea pigs. Haryana minister Anil Vij got vaccinated and later tested positive. Before human trials, animal trials are done to launch a vaccine. India cannot be an experiment lab for any vaccine," he said. Bharat Biotech, SII, and Pfizer recently asked for emergency use approval in India. At least eight different vaccine candidates are at different trial stages in India. PM Modi had recently held meeting and visited vaccine labs in the country. He had discussed Covid vaccination plan during an all-party meeting held earlier.
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Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal and Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani launched a virtual toy hackathon, 'Toycathon-2021' in Delhi on January 05. At the press conference, Irani said, "80% of toys are imported in India. We've the capability to make these here as well."
Union minister Smriti Irani hit out at the Indian National Congress party amid protests by farmers in and around the national capital. Irani cited the results of rural body elections in many parts of India to claim unwavering support for the Bharatiya Janata Party. She said that even in Congress-ruled Rajasthan, the rural populace had trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Farmers from multiple states are continuing to camp at Delhi's borders, seeking repeal of 3 recent agri-reform laws. Watch the full video for more.
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Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani held a press conference on December 28 and said that BJP won seats in Arunachal Pradesh, Goa and Rajasthan which proves that people believe in PM Narendra Modi. Smriti Irani said, "In Arunachal Pradesh, BJP has won 187 Zilla panchayats out of 242 Zilla panchayat seats. The party also registered victory in over 6,450 gram panchayats and in Pasighat Municipal Council elections where Congress won only two seats." She added, "In Goa Zilla panchayat elections, BJP created history by winning 33 out of 48 seats. BJP, which won only one seat in 2015 polls of Bodoland Territorial Council, emerged has come to power with the blessing of the people in alliance with UPPL and GSP." She further added, "The Congress' sarcasm was that the BJP is losing its popularity in rural areas. What better response can citizens of India give than that has been received in rural local body election in Rajasthan. The results of Rajasthan polls are proof that the people believe in Narendra Modi."
Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Arunachal Pradesh Tapir Gao on Tuesday claimed that it was during Congress' regime China occupied Sumdorong Chu Valley in Tawang and added that the then Army Chief planned an operation but former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi denied him permission to push back People's Liberation Army troops. "Since the 80s till today, they (China) are occupying this area, and construction of villages is not a new thing. They have already constructed military base between Bisa and Maza which is inside McMahon Line, under Indian territory," Gao added. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of national security after reports that China has built a village in Arunachal Pradesh, and said China needs to be given a clear message. He termed the situation with China as "very dangerous" and said India under Modi does not have any clear cut strategy on China, which is testing the country and will not sit silent. Watch the full video for more details.
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed Congress over its booklet over farm laws 'kheti ka khoon teen kale kanoon' released by party leader Rahul Gandhi. He asked Congress is talking about 'kheti ka khoon' but what about bloodbath during the partition? "3,000 Sikhs were burnt alive in Delhi in 1984. Was it not bloodshed?...Lakhs of farmers died by suicide during Congress rule, was there no blood in their bodies?," Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases a booklet over the three farm laws of central government at the party headquarters in Delhi
As India and China are in months-long bitter border standoff, the latter is reportedly undertaking construction activities along the borders of Arunachal Pradesh. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that if India will not give a clear message to them, China will make the most out of it. He further said that China has a clear strategic vision of shaping the world which India doesn't have. "China has a clear strategic vision of shaping the world which India doesn't have. India does this and that but doesn't work strategically. China has tested twice, once in Doklam and other in Ladakh. If India doesn't give a clear message to them and make clear military, economic geopolitical strategy, China won't stay quiet but will make the most out of it. The day it will happen, we'll suffer damages," said Gandhi during a press conference on January 19.
"Why would we merge with Congress party, they are too small in West Bengal," said Vice-President of West Bengal All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Saugata Roy on January 19. "Adhir Ranjan's party is too small in West Bengal. They won only 2 seats here in Lok Sabha elections, why would we merge with them? They (Congress) should fight BJP on their own. There is no question of joining hands with Congress. TMC can fight BJP alone," said Roy.
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla on January 19 informed that the Budget Session will commence from Jan 29 amid COVID-19 scare. He said, "Rajya Sabha will sit from 9am to 2pm and Lok Sabha will sit be from 4 pm to 9 pm". "Food subsidy at Parliament canteen has been completely removed: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla," he added. Zero Hour and Question Hour will be held. MPs have been requested to undergo RT-PCR test, he informed.
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan on June 22 interacted with electricity consumers of the state via video conferencing. He informed that MP government will pay some amount of the..
Union Cabinet Minister of Textiles, Smriti Irani, on June 13 attended 'Delhi Jansamvad Rally' via video conference. "BJP workers under leadership of party president JP Nadda, have served food to over 1..