Saturday, 9 January 2021 BJP leaders expressed concern on Saturday over the permanent suspension of US President Donald Trump's Twitter account by the social media giant, saying it sets a dangerous precedent and is a wake-up call for democracies about the threat from unregulated big tech companies.
United States Capitol police say that supporters of Donald Trump, who launched the deadly attack on the Capitol last month, have indicated their wish to 'blow up' the building, and possibly during a coming address by President Joe Biden. Jayson Albano reports.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Gujarat's Surat said BJP and Congress are perturbed and scared since results of Gujarat municipal elections rolled out. "I've been listening to statements of BJP and Congress, over past few days after the results (of Gujarat municipality elections). They're perturbed, a little scared. We have to understand that they're not scared of you or AAP. They're scared of people who voted for you," said Arvind Kejriwal. ."
AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi has lashed out at the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal for allegedly refusing his party permission for a public meeting. Owaisi said that while Trinamool MPs give speeches about freedom of speech and expression in Delhi, they don’t follow those ideals in West Bengal. ‘Amit Shah to hold a public rally. You allow BJP to hold public rallies. Congress and Left hold rallies. But not AIMIM. Why?’ Owaisi questioned. He also urged the election commission to transfer all officials in the area once the code of conduct comes into place as free and fair elections cannot be held till those officers are still in power in those regions. Watch the full video for all the details.
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‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan has formally joined the BJP ahead of the assembly polls in Kerala. Sreedharan joined the party in the presence of MoS RK Singh. He earlier this month said he was joining the party to make a difference in Kerala using his experience as an administrator. Sreedharan had also said that he was open to becoming the Chief Minister of Kerala if the party wanted. His plunge into politics is being seen as a big boost for the BJP in a state where it has only a single MLA. The engineer retired as chief of the Delhi Metro in 2011. He was also involved in other metro projects in the country such as in Jaipur, Lucknow and Kochi. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Twitter has locked the account of China's U.S. embassy for a tweet that defended China's policy towards Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang, just a day after the outgoing Trump administration accused China of..