Big win despite incumbency of 2 decades is ‘special’, says Modi
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 () PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed BJP’s “phenomenal” victory in the Gujarat civic polls as “special” as the party had won overwhelmingly despite being in office for more than two decades in the state. The PM led party seniors, including home minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh and party chief J P Nadda, in celebrating the victory.
With the BJP set to retain power in six Gujarat municipal corporations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the victory "very special" and said for a party that has been serving in a state for over two decades to record such a phenomenal win is noteworthy. He said the results of municipal...
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for 'misusing of power' for West Bengal elections. "The Union Home Minister should work for the country. He cannot misuse his powers for elections here. We welcome the PM but he cannot misuse his powers for West Bengal polls," said CM Mamata.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the second Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg today. The event is being organised by the Sports Ministry in collaboration with the J&K Sports Council and the Winter Games Association of J&K. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports M Kiren Rijiju and Governor Monoj Sinha were present in the event.
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The Election Commission announces poll dates for five states/UT. The Ministry of Home Affairs extends COVID-19 guidelines till March 31. Prime Minister Modi says the centre will continue with its reform process during his virtual address on aspects relating to financial services in this year’s budget. GDP grows 0.4% after two quarterly declines. But the experts say that the recent resurgence in Covid19 cases raises concern. The Petroleum Minister says the fuel price will decrease by the end of winter. All this and more news at 9 pm.
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Countering Mamata Banerjee's poll slogan 'Khela Hobe', Union Defence Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh on February 26 during a rally in Balurghat said 'Bengal me bado khela hobe', 'Bengal me dadagiri cholbe na' (dadagiri will not work in Bengal). "Mamata didi is saying 'khela hobe', but I want to say khela hobe, nischay hobe, ab toh Bengal mein bado khela hobe, vikas ka khela hobe, shanti ka khela hobe. Mamata didi Bengal me dadagiri cholbe na: Union Minister Rajnath Singh in Balurghat
Health Ministry Joint Secretary Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari informed that the five highest vaccinating states today are Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Bhandari said that total 51 persons have been hospitalised till date out of which 27 have been discharged, one person is under treatment and 23 people died so far.
People of Gujarat are fed up with BJP and Congress and want to bring their politics to end, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on February 26. "There are two big parties, people of Gujarat want to send message that they are fed up with both and want to bring their politics to end. One of them is involved in politics of appeasement and other in that of hatred," said Kejriwal. Aam Aadmi Party bagged 27 seats in Surat Municipal polls.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that BJP and Congress are afraid of the people who voted for the AAP in the local body polls in Gujarat. "I have been listening to statements of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, over the past few days after the results. They are perturbed and a little scared. We have to understand that they are not scared of you or AAP. They are scared of people who voted for you," Kejriwal said addressing the newly elected corporators in Surat. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met newly elected corporators of the party and its volunteers here, after getting a rise in the local body elections in the state. Watch the full video for more details.
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West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said that Trinamool Congress' morale has been affected whereas his party will fight and win 200 seats in the upcoming state Assembly election. He said, "Many of the members of Trinamool Congress have left the party and joined BJP," he said.
BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on February 26 urged Election Commission to appoint additional officers with extra forces so that people can vote fearlessly. "I expect from the Election Commission to have a peaceful election. For this, EC should also appoint additional officers with extra forces so that people can vote fearlessly," said Vijayvargiya.
The pakistani girl and her viral pawri sensation has gripped both India and its neighbour. so much so that even BJP president JP nadda was seen using the "ye main hun" introduction at a rally in Westbengal.
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"If I want to conduct a public meeting there, then why am I not being permitted?" asked AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi during a press conference on February 25. Owaisi said that Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda can hold a rally, Congress, CPM, TMC can hold a rally then why can't AIMIM. "TMC MPs speak about freedom of expression, constitution, dissent in Parliament. But they have two faces, they say one thing in Delhi and do just the opposite in Bengal," he said. The AIMIM chief further said that Model Code of Conduct has not come into effect now. "If they're refusing to give us permission even before that, how will election be free and fair?" he asked.
BJP president JP Nadda visited Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's Residence and Museum in Kolkata on February 25. West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh and party's general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya were also present. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay had composed the national song 'Vande Mataram'. JP Nadda had arrived in poll-bound West Bengal on Feb 24.
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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