Senior BJP leaders slammed the Congress on the 45th anniversary of Emergency on Thursday, alleging it still suffered from the 'Emergency mindset' and the interests of 'one family' prevailed over those of the party and the country. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has often criticised Congress...
Celebrating the National Doctor's day in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 108 medical institute buildings through video conferencing. Chief Minister inaugurated 94 projects worth Rs 171 crore and laid the foundation stone for 14 projects with a cost of Rs. 20 crore. On this occasion the Chief Minister said, "To make Rajasthan a pioneer in the field of medical science, we are constantly strengthening the health facilities infrastructure in the government sector. As a result, Rajasthan is successfully fighting the coronavirus. Whether it is recovery from COVID infection, controlling fatality or screening facilities, Rajasthan stands at the front in the country on all parameters." CM Gehlot underlined that we have converted the challenge of coronavirus into an opportunity. We are trying to make Model CHC at various places in the state so that people do not have to go to the district hospitals for treatment. They should get better medical facilities at their nearest community health center. During the programme the Chief Minister also said that the pandemic has changed our lifestyle as well as the attitude towards life. Now our priority is how to get economic activities back on track, because along with life, livelihood is also very important.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on July 03, the national general secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Arun Singh said, "Tomorrow (July 04) at 04:00 pm, a detailed presentation will be given by state party units on work done by them during lockdown. It will be telecast on Narendra Modi application and other digital platforms." "All our senior leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join," he added.
While speaking to ANI in Bhopal on July 03, former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, spoke on Jyotiraditya Scindia's "tiger abhi zinda hai" remark following cabinet expansion in the state. He said, "Who is alive or who is not and who is tiger, elephant or horse, these things will be clear. 'Words of war' (muh chalaana) won't work." "Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not an elected government. They are a government of deals (sauda). Will people going to accept them?" the former MP CM asked.
BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's tweet said that Congress is just worried as they have lost power. "I don't give counter reaction to every reaction. Congress is not worried about the people or the virus. They are just bothered about how to get back in power." In a tweet, targeting Scindia who called himself a tiger after cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress leader said, "Do you know the character of a lion? In a jungle, only one lion stays."
The Home Minister Amit Shah said on June 07 that under the leadership of Nitish Kumar, NDA (National Democratic Alliance) will form the government with 2/3rd majority in Bihar. "There are elections in Bihar in the coming days, I believe that under Nitish Kumar's leadership NDA will form the government with 2/3rd majority but this isn't the time for politics. We all should fight COVID19 under PM Modi leadership," said Amit Shah while addressing the virtual rally in Bihar. It is to noted, that Bihar is scheduled to hold assembly elections this year.
Praising the Modi government on the completion of one year of its 2nd term, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Jitendra Singh on May 30 said the last year has been revolutionary as a number of constitutional anomalies were corrected on issues of Article 370, Triple Talaq and Citizenship Amendment Act. Singh added that the first year of NDA 2.0 also saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi emerging as a world leader of a never before seen stature due to which India's stature in international arena went much higher than it was before.
As his government completes one year of its second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a letter to the people of the country listed out several initiatives, achievements and big decisions taken by his government. "Once again, I bow to the 130 crore people of India and the democratic ethos of our nation. During normal times, I would have been with you. However, the present circumstances do not permit that. That is why I seek your blessings through this letter," said Prime Minister Modi. Prime Minister Modi was sworn-in for a second successive term on May 30 last year after leading BJP-led NDA to a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Amid the ongoing visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ladakh's Nimo over continuous border tension between India and China, Congress veteran leader Adhir Chowdhury on July 3 state that the Prime Minister's visit to Ladakh will certainly boost and galvanize our army personnel's morale but at the same time he added that 'Chinese intruders must be evicted lock, stock and barrel from the occupied areas of our country.' A dreadful clash took place in Galwan Valley on June 15-16 between Indian and Chinese troops in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives. No less than 40 Chinese soldiers were also killed during the clash, as confirmed by Indian administration as PLA doesn't clear the casualties of its soldiers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 03 during his surprise visit to Leh, lauded women soldiers at the border. "I am looking at women soldiers in front of me. In the battlefield at the border this view is inspiring. Today I speak of your glory," said PM Modi in Ladakh.
BJP leader Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on July 2 said that he does not need any certificate from Congress' Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath. He slammed them by saying, "The facts are before the people how they looted the state in 15 months....I want to tell them 'tiger abhi zinda hai'" Earlier in the day, 28 MLAs took oath as ministers in Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan government. BJP senior leaders Gopal Bhargava, Yashodhara Raje Scindia were among the leaders who took oath in MP cabinet. Caretaker Governor of Madhya Pradesh Anandiben Patel administered oath to BJP leaders.
On June 28, in an exclusive interview with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Asian New International (ANI) Editor Smita Prakash held conversation on several key issues amid COVID-19 situation in the country. "After Indira ji, was there any Congress president from outside Gandhi family What democracy do they talk of I didn't do any politics during COVID. You look at my tweets of the past 10 years. Every June 25, I give a statement," said Amit Shah on his tweet about Emergency. "Emergency should be remembered by people as it attacked the roots of our democracy. No political worker or citizen should forget. There should be awareness about it. It is not about a party but about the attack on the country's democracy," he added.
India Meteorological Department's senior scientist, RK Jenamani on the weather conditions in Gujarat and Delhi. Jenamani said, "Gujarat will receive very heavy rainfall from July 04 and 05. Delhi will also receive rainfall on July 04." He further predicted heat wave conditions will continue in parts of west Rajasthan. IMD further said, "Heavy rainfall will continue in Mumbai. We have kept 48 hours as rain color. Mumbai is usually prone to floods when there is heavy rainfall therefore we have kept it under monitoring."
Sky in Rajasthan's Dholpur turned dark again when swarm of locusts attacked the region. People clanged utensils to divert the locust away from their houses. The desert locusts are a species of locust, a swarming short-horned grasshopper. They are known to devour everything in their path, posing an unprecedented threat to the food supply and livelihoods of millions of people.
Drones were used to spray chemicals as swarms of locusts arrived in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. Authorities have deployed drones in an attempt to contain the crop destruction by locusts as experts warned of extensive losses. Authorities have also issued advisories and deployed tractor-mounted sprayers to stop locusts in their tracks in the next couple of weeks to ensure that swarms do not end up devouring summer crops. Swarms of locusts also entered in Rajasthan's Nagaur district on June 30. People clanged utensils to scare them away in Didwana town of Nagaur district. While speaking to media, the ADM of Didwana, Prabhati Lal Jat said, "This is their breeding season. So the problem is going to increase. The local administration is carrying out operations to control it."
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