Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over Covid-19 handling, says Pakistan, Afghanistan did it better
Friday, 16 October 2020 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised the Central government's handling of coronavirus pandemic, saying that even Pakistan and Afghanistan controlled Covid better than India. "Another solid achievement by the BJP government. Even Pakistan and Afghanistan handled Covid better than India," he tweeted.
The Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar slammed Congress leader P Chidambaram's demand to bring back Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. "Can Congress party mention it in their manifesto for Bihar Elections? They know that decision of abrogation of Article 370 was welcomed by the...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remark over making a separate fisheries ministry. PM Modi said that he got shocked that Congress leader (Rahul Gandhi) came in south and say that they will make a fisheries ministry for fishermen. "The truth is it is the current NDA government that had made a ministry for fisheries in 2019," he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to poll-bound Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, addressed a gathering. During his speech, he mocked former Puducherry CM for giving wrong translation of a fisherwoman’s grievances to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Watch the video.
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Afghanistan began its first COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, administering doses initially to security force members, health workers and journalists, in a campaign that may face challenges from a sharp rise in violence. Lauren Anthony reports.
Congressman Michael McCaul, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, tells CNN’s Dana Bash that President Biden needs to keep US troops in Afghanistan to prevent the Taliban from taking over.
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and chief of J and K National Conference Farooq Abdullah reacted on India and Pakistan agreeing to stop cross-border firing in Kashmir. Welcoming the decision, he said that it is a big step and both the Prime Ministers will try to solve the issues. India and Pakistan's militaries on February 25 announced that they have agreed to stop firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and other areas with effect from the midnight of February 24-25.
India has reiterated that its position on key issues with Pakistan remains unchanged. When asked whether DGMO talks which reinforce the 2003 ceasefire agreement will pave the way for the dialogue process between India and Pakistan, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, "On relations with Pakistan we expressed earlier that India desires normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan. We have always maintained we want to address issues if any in a peaceful and bilateral manner. On key issues our position remains unchanged. I don't think I need to reiterate." Srivastava also spoke on the threats to Indian citizens in Canada. Watch the full video for more details.
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Training his guns against the DMK-Congress combine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged their meetings are like "corruption hackathons" where their leaders sit and 'brainstorm' on how to loot. Hitting out at the opposition, he said while its style of politics was "misgovernance with corruption" that of NDA was "governance with compassion." "Both methods are very different. For the opposition what matters is personal gains. They want to capture power to fill their pockets," he alleged. The only politics people will accept is politics of development and good governance and they want a government where fruits of progress reach the public, he said. "They want the anti-development forces (to be kept) at a distance," he said. Taking a swipe at the DMK-Congress combine in Tamil Nadu, Modi said their "meetings are like corruption hackathons" where "their leaders sit and brainstorm on how to loot." Watch the full video for more details.
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Congress senior leader Salman Khurshid welcomed UK court's decision to extradite Nirav Modi to India. Khurshid said, "Whose success is it? Our agency's or of UK law? What should have been done is being done, and we welcome that. Let us just hope that he (Nirav Modi) comes back (to India) and tells the truth." While Congress leader Meem Afzal said that it is difficult that Nirav Modi will come back to India till PM Modi's government is in power. He said that government should be prepared as Nirav Modi has multiple options to opt and one of which is appealing in the High Court. "Appealing in High Court means that it can take up to 3 years also." A United Kingdom court on February 25 ordered the extradition of fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi to India to face trial in money laundering case.
Former Congress MP from Sirsa in Haryana, Dr Ashok Tanwar launched Apna Bharat Morcha. The Apna Bharat Morcha launch event was held at the Constitution Club on Thursday and attended by a score of youths and other like-minded leaders including Kirit Pradyot Deb Barman. Reiterating his resolve and unveiling the vision document for the Apna Bharat Morcha, Dr Tanwar said that this would be a platform for progressive, democratic, liberal and logical voices.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated a slew of completed projects in Puducherry. India and Pakistan have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control and other sectors, according to a joint statement today.
Jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted for fraud and money laundering in the ₹ 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank scam, can now be extradited to India.
The central government has finalised the rules to regulate internet-based businesses and organisations, social media companies, OTT streaming services, and digital news outlets. BJP youth wing leader Pamela Goswami, who was arrested by the West Bengal Police in Kolkata for possession of 100 gms cocaine, has made sensational allegations against senior BJP leader Rakesh Singh.
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PM and Rahul to enter battleground Bihar today. Bharat Biotech's Covid vaccine cleared for Phase 3 trials. Eros Now apologises for 'vulgar' Navratri campaign. And Malaika's fitness mantra revealed as..
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Rahul Gandhi attended a Covid-19 review meeting at Malappuram on October 19. In the past 3 days, Malappuram recorded the highest number of cases in Kerala. Gandhi also interacted with Wayanad residents..
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