The fire at the Kerala secretariat has taken a political turn with the BJP and Congress alleging that it is a bid to destroy important evidence linked to the gold smuggling case. Both the BJP and Congress held protests outside the secretariat premises on Tuesday and called for a high level probe into the incident. Congress even called for an NIA probe into the matter as it smelled a conspiracy to destroy papers linked to the gold smuggling case. Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala met Governor Arif Mohammad Khan over the incident and demanded an independent probe into the incident. Congress MLA VT Balram said that they have no faith in the probe announced by the state government and hence called for an NIA probe. ‘Government has set up an official level inquiry with some middle-level IAS officers. We do not believe in it because the role of even the Chief Secretary is questionable. We suspect his involvement,’ VT Balram told the media. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala met Governor Arif Mohd Khan on August 25 over the fire that broke out at the state secretariat. Both the main opposition parties in the state, Congress and BJP, have alleged the hand of Kerala government in the fire incident, accusing the Pinarayi government of trying to destroy evidence related to gold smuggling case. Congress and BJP leaders also protested outside the secretariat after the fire incident.
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on August 13 visited the site of Rajamala landslide. They took stock of the situation caused by the floods and landslides. Incident occurred in Idukki district on August 07 last week and has claimed 55 lives so far. Heavy rain in parts of Kerala triggered floods, landslides which wreaked havoc in the region.
BJP chief JP Nadda lashed out at the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal and accused it of being anti-Hindu. Speaking at the party’s West Bengal state executive meeting, Nadda said that Trinamool Congress government lifted the lockdown for Bakrid but imposed it again on the day of the Ram Temple ‘bhoomi poojan’ on 5th August. Nadda questioned the need for a lockdown on August 5th and alleged that it was done to prevent people from being part of the occasion at the local level. Nadda further said that this is politics of appeasement and added that it shows the anti-Hindu mindset of the TMC government in the state. The BJP president said that the Mamata Banerjee government’s anti-Hindu stance needs to be exposed in front of the people of the state. He said that the BJP had been making constant strides in terms of vote percentage in the state and urged people to throw away the Trinamool government in the state and bring the BJP to power. Watch the full video for all the details.
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While addressing at the event on September 10 via video conferencing in the national capital, BJP President JP Nadda said, "On August 05, foundation stone of Ram Temple was laid but Mamata didi (Mamata Banerjee) imposed a lockdown in the state on that day. However, on July 31, Bakri-eid, lockdown was lifted." "This vote bank and appeasement politics which creates anti-Hindu mindset is Mamata didi's politics," he added.
After Lucknow CBI court acquitted all 32 accused in Babri Masjid demolition case on Sep 30, one of the accused, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi called it a "historic decision". Joshi said, "It's a historic decision by the court. This proves that no conspiracy was hatched for December 6 incident in Ayodhya. Our program and rallies were not part of any conspiracy. We are happy, everyone should now be excited about Ram Mandir's construction."
Protests have broken out in many parts of Uttar Pradesh against the Hathras incident. Congress workers were lathi charged and detained by police when they were going to gherao the Chief Minister’s residence in Lucknow. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has demanded the Chief Minister’s resignation over the Hathras shocker. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister has set up a Special Investigation Team in the case and sought a report within seven days. PM Modi also called up the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and called for strict action against the guilty. Uttar Pradesh police is facing fire over the victim’s family members’ allegations that they forcefully cremated the victim’s body in the wee hours despite objections from the family members. The local administration has said that they had sought the family members’ permission before her cremation. The woman was raped in a village in Hathras by four men on September 14. After her condition deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi's Safdarjung hospital where she breathed her last on Tuesday. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Special CBI court has acquitted all the 23 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case. The accused included BJP bigwigs like LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and others. Nritya Gopal Das..
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A special CBI court is set to pronounce the verdict in the criminal case related to the demolition of the Babri mosque on 30th September. BJP stalwarts LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh and..
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