Speaking to ANI in the national capital on December 22, Additional DG of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Anand Sharma spoke on cold waves. Sharma said, "We are expecting dense fog in morning at isolated places in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. We expect dry weather conditions in North West region and plains. Cold wave conditions would continue at isolated places in East UP." "The minimum temperature in Delhi-NCR would be in the range of 4-5 degrees Celsius and maximum would be around 21-22 degrees Celsius. We are expecting moderate fog in the morning and dry weather conditions in Delhi-NCR," he added.
Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member, Anand Sharma on December 21 submitted the COVID report in the upper house. While speaking to ANI, Anand Sharma informed that India's GDP was adversely affected in first quarter but country did make a comeback in the second. Anand Sharma said, "The first quarter of this year was the worst as GDP was adversely hit. However, we made a comeback in second quarter and we hope that in the remaining two quarters as well, the balance of recovery will be maintained." Further applauding the infrastructure, Sharma said, "India has increased its infrastructure and I congratulate Central and state governments for it as they worked together for it. The country stood in the face of this crisis."
Politicos expressed condolences over the demise of Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel. "We are saddened by the demise of Ahmed Patel ji and stand with his family in this hour of grief," Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla expressed condolences. Congress' Salman Khurshid also remembered Ahmed Patel. "Ahmed Patel's demise is a big shock for us. He was a strong pillar of the Congress party. He was a skilled party in-charge. In a true sense, he was Congress' crisis manager," said Congress' Anand Sharma. Ahmed Patel, who was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, breathed his last after multi-organ failure.
Indian National Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala on January 11 slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Supreme Court's statement to Centre on farm laws. He said PM Modi to wake up and revoke the farm laws. He also said PM Modi to apologize to the farmers and countrymen. Te Apex Court on January 11 asked the Centre whether it would pause the three controversial laws at the core of massive farmer protests near Delhi, and suggested a committee for negotiations. Supreme Court's sharp remarks came during a hearing on petitions challenging the three farm laws and the farmer protest at the Delhi borders.
General Secretary of Indian National Congress Randeep Singh Surjewala slammed BJP-led Central government over farm bills. In a veiled attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said that BJP is responsible for the deaths of farmers who died during the 'Delhi Chalo' protest at borders of national capital. Surjewala also said that PM Modi has never spoken a word for farmers who died during the protest.
Congress National General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala on December 28 informed that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is travelling on a short personal visit and will be back soon. "We have informed before also that Rahul Gandhi is travelling on a short personal visit and he will be among us very soon," said Surjewala on Rahul Gandhi's absence during celebrations of 136th Foundation Day of Congress.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 23 said that current government is a fascist, male chauvinist organisation. "I agree that without giving equal place to women no country can progress. Unfortunately the organisation that controls India today is a fascist, male chauvinist organisation. Women are not allowed in the RSS. They (RSS) discriminate against women from the beginning. Any organisation that doesn't let women in obviously doesn't respect women. If you respected women, you would have given them equal space in your organisation," he said.
Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi conducted a roadshow in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, months ahead of Assembly elections in the state. He was greeted by crowds lined along the streets, waving party flags. He accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of wanting to suppress Tamil culture and language and make it 'subservient' to his views. He also criticised the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime implemented by the Modi administration. Watch the full video for more.
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A laser light show at Victoria Memorial portrayed the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the celebrations of his 125th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar witnessed the spectacle. PM Modi is in Kolkata to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
From LAC to LOC, the world is witnessing the powerful avatar of India once envisioned by Netaji, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata. "From LAC to LOC, the world is witnessing the powerful avatar of India that was once envisioned by Netaji. India today is giving a befitting reply wherever attempts are made to challenge its sovereignty," said PM Modi.
Congress lashed out at the Modi government and sought a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee into the leaked WhatsApp chats of journalist Arnab Goswami. Congress leader KC Venugopal said that it is..
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"I am not afraid of Narendra Modi, I have a clean character, they can't touch me but they can shoot me. I am a nationalist," said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during a press conference on January 19...