Rahul Gandhi invokes Mahatma Gandhi after conviction in defamation case; BJP slams Congress for wanting freedom to insult people: Key points
Thursday, 23 March 2023 The Surat District Court on Thursday sentenced Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to two years' imprisonment in a 2019 criminal defamation case filed against him over his alleged 'Modi surname' remark. He was later granted bail by the court.
Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary has filed a defamation case against Prime Minister Modi for likening her to Ramayan’s chacater of Surpanakha in the parliament in 2018.
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CBI arrests journalist Vivek Raghuvanshi and ex-navy officer Ashish Pathak in espionage case; Sources said that Siddaramaiah to be the next CM of Karnataka, DK Shivakumar to meet Rahul Gandhi soon; NIA carries out raids at multiple locations against Jaswinder Singh Multani and SFJ; India and China hold talks on ongoing LAC row; conduct a major general-level dialogue.
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Ending the ongoing suspense, the Congress high command has finalised senior leader Siddaramaiah as the next Chief Minister of Karnataka, sources said. This comes after three days of a tussle as Siddaramaiah and Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar both were adamant on CM's post. The official announcement regarding the development will be made by Rahul Gandhi in a press conference at 1 pm.
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The selection of Chief Minister of Karnataka has now reached Delhi. The Congress observers of the Center who collected the opinion of the new MLAs in the Congress Legislative Party meeting yesterday have now submitted it to the Congress High Command including Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. In this background, DK Shivakumar (DK Shivakumar) and Siddaramaiah (Siddaramaiah), who are vying for the position of CM, have been given High Command Bulao. DK Shivakumar, who is now leaving for Delhi, held a press conference. The high command will decide who will be the CM. All the MLAs who won are ours, I don't have anyone,' said Shivakumar in the press conference.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Hiroshima, unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi. Taking to Twitter the PM said this bust in Hiroshima gives a very important message. The Gandhian ideals of peace and harmony reverberate globally and give strength to millions.
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Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu….the man known as ‘Gandhi of Turkey’..and the chief leading opposition candidate for the upcoming elections…has accused Russia of interference in elections just days before the country’s most consequential vote in a generation. He has accused Russia of concocting deepfake videos and false material… seemingly a reference to an allegedly fake s-ex tape of candidate Muharrem İnce,.
Eight Congress MLAs were sworn in as ministers in the Karnataka Cabinet during the oath-taking ceremony in Bengaluru on Saturday. Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the oath of office and secrecy to the MLAs at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge's son Priyank Kharge, party's MLAs G Parameshwara and MB Patil were among the eight MLAs. The other MLAs who took oath included KH Muniyappa, KJ George, Satish Jarkiholi, Ramalinga Reddy and BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan. Congress leader Siddaramaiah was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka for the second time on Saturday after the party's sweeping victory in the Assembly elections. DK Shivakumar was sworn in as only Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka.
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Amid intense speculation over the next chief minister of Karnataka, the Congress has said a decision on it is likely on Wednesday or Thursday and a new cabinet in the state will be in place in the next 48-72 hours. The party asserted that Karnataka will have a five-year-long stable government and urged people not to believe in speculation and "fake news" which it alleged was being peddled by the BJP.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee issued a fresh call for Opposition unity on Monday ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The Trinamool Congress chief said that she would back the Congress in certain areas, asserting that the BJP was unable to fight in areas where a regional party was strong. The remarks came days after the Congress secured a landslide win in Karnataka and set its sights on several other state polls.
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With Congress snatching away Bharatiya Janata Party's last citadel in South India in the recently concluded Assembly elections, Congress General Secretary in-charge Communications Jairam Ramesh tried explaining why people voted for Congress, rather than a ruling government. According to Ramesh, people in India, and especially Karnataka, are tired of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Modi and his campaigns. Despite the number of roadshows PM Modi did, people were not enthusiastic, claimed Ramesh.
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BJP’s C K Ramamurthy won the Jayanagar seat in Karnataka by 16 votes. This prompted the Congress to stage a protest allegedly misuse of the state machinery.
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The Ministry of Finance has said that a special ₹75 coin will be launched to commemorate the inauguration of the new parliament building. The new parliament building will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. While as many as 25 parties are expected to attend the ceremony, at least 20 opposition parties have decided to boycott the event.
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The inauguration of India's new parliament in New Delhi on Sunday will see nearly zero representation from the opposition, with 20 parties announcing they will be boycotting the ceremony. The opposition parties have denounced plans by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the new parliament, instead of President Draupadi Murmu, to make a political statement ahead of next year's national election. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now criticised the Opposition and has called their decision unfortunate and irresponsible adding that it weakens democracy.
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Prime Minister Modi who is in Australia, raised the issue of attacks on the Hindu temples in the country with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese.
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