'India's fight, not just of farmers': Rahul steps up attack over farm laws
Tuesday, 6 October 2020 () Congress leader RahulGandhi on Tuesday continued his attack on the Centre over the new farm laws, saying the fight against the legislations was not of farmers or labourers alone, but that of the whole country. Addressing a gathering in Moga district, Gandhi said that if these measures are implemented, farmers and labourers will become the "slaves" of a few corporates.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s tractor rally was briefly stopped at the Haryana border on Tuesday afternoon. The Congress leader, with hundreds of party workers, was leading a tractor rally in Punjab on Tuesday. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accompanied the former Congress chief along with...
Amid the border tension at Line of Actual Control in Ladakh between India and China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the matter."Did you hear him say anything on China, have you heard him say the word China over the last couple of months? Why do you think he's not saying it, because he doesn't want to take the attention of the people of this country to face that China has occupied our land. The Chinese has occupied 1200 square kilometer of our territory. I ask the Prime Minister when you are planning to remove the Chinese from Bharat Mata's territory? That is the most important issue right now," said Rahul Gandhi. Several rounds of diplomatic and military talks between the two countries have yet to yield a solution over border dispute.
Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind over killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh. He said, "It is imperative that responsible including policemen who prepared inputs that led to his security cover being withdrawn should be investigated through high-level probe." Speaking to ANI, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) In-Charge, Harish Rawat said, "Partap Singh Bajwa has every right to write to the President but he should have written first to Punjab Chief Minister as law and order is a state subject."
Kamal Nath’s ‘item’ jibe at a BJP leader has led to a big war of words between the two parties ahead of the bypolls in Madhya Pradesh. Union Minister Smriti Irani questioned the Gandhi family and said that their silence on such issues is significant and added that the Gandhi family has always chosen to stay silent on such issues. Smriti Irani also said that there is no justification for the derogatory statements made by the former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also written to Sonia Gandhi demanding the removal of Kamal Nath from all party posts. Meanwhile, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh hit out at the BJP and said that their outrage is nothing more than drama. Singh said questioned the BJP leaders for their silence on the Hathras case. He said that no BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh had come out and spoken even when the Hathras victim’s body was cremated at night allegedly without her parents’ consent. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani criticised former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, for calling BJP's Imarti Devi as "item". Irani said, "I can't find any justification that Kamal Nath ji (former MP CM) can give for using such derogatory word against a woman political leader (referring to BJP's Imarti Devi as "item"). I can't understand why Gandhi family chooses to be absolutely silent. She further said, "I don't think Gandhi family will take action against Kamal Nath for making such a derogatory statement against a lady. Be it Kamal Nath or Digvijaya Singh, these are the people who keep fire burning in Gandhi family's kitchen." On October 18, former CM of MP and Congress leader Kamal Nath had used word 'item' for BJP leader Imarti Devi in a public rally in Gwalior.
A cycle rally was organized in Moga district of Punjab on October 11 by the district administration in order to spread awareness against stubble burning. Officials aimed to convey people that stubble burning should not be practiced. However, stubble burning continues in parts of Punjab. Every year, stubble burning leads to air pollution in neighbouring states.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took part in "Kheti Bachao Yatra" against farm laws in Punjab's Moga district along with CM Captain Amarinder Singh and other Congress leaders. "What was the need to implement these laws amid COVID19? What was the haste? If you had to implement you should've discussed in Lok Sabha-Rajya Sabha. Prime Minister Narendra Modi says laws are being framed for farmers. If it's the case, why didn't you discuss openly in the House," said Rahul Gandhi, while addressing the gathering. He added, "If farmers are happy with these laws then why are they protesting across the nation? Why is every farmer in Punjab protesting? "
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Punjab's farmers' organisations, who have been protesting against the new farm laws, on Sunday said the Centre has once again invited them for talks on the issue... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Zee News •Mid-Day •Indian Express
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday continued his attack on the Centre over the new farm laws, saying the fight against the legislations was not of farmers... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Indian Express