Minister of State (MoS) for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur, on October 11 slammed Congress party by saying they are doing politics in the name of farmers, for 2022 Punjab election and BJP is working to double the income of farmers by 2022.
He said, "Congress was doing politics in the name of farmers, we were working to provide autonomy and independence to them.
Congress is doing politics in the name of farmers with 2022 Punjab election in mind.
We are working to double the income of farmers by 2022.
Some people agitate for farmers by installing sofa seats on tractors.
BPJ president JP Nadda took a jibe at Congress and J&K leaders in Hyderabad. He said, “In Jammu and Kashmir, NC leader Farooq Abdullah says he'll seek China's help to restore Article 370. PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti says she'll not raise tricolour until Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq’s flag is restored. These are our national leaders. Congress opposes Modi ji but ends up opposing the country. It stands with Gupkar alliance.” Nadda held a roadshow in Hyderabad on Friday ahead of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation election. The roadshow was conducted from the Nagole Chowrasta to Kothapet Chowrasta in the city. Watch the full video for more.
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Speaking on J-K District Development Council (DDC) elections, Union Minister of state for Finance Anurag Thakur on November 28 said that people are coming out in large number to vote and sending strong message in support of democracy. "District Development Council elections are important to strengthen democracy. People are coming out in large numbers to vote, sending a strong message in support of democracy. They want peace and development," said Anurag Thakur, Union Minister and BJP in-charge for J-K local body polls
The condition what Central government has put forward for talks is an insult to farmers and we will never go to Burari (Delhi), said Surjeet S Phul, President, BKU Krantikari (Punjab) while addressing press conference on November 29. Yesterday, Home Minster Amit Shah said that if farmers' unions want to hold discussions before December 03 then he assures them that as soon as farmers shift their protest to structured place, the government will hold talks to address their concerns the very next day.
Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on November 29 questioned his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh's language which he used for him. He said, "The language he (Amarinder Singh) used doesn't suit a CM. We had decided that gatherings will not be allowed due to corona. I wonder why Government of Punjab allowed the protest during this time. I don't consider using tear gas and water cannon as using force."
Amid the raging protests by the farming community, mainly from Punjab, against the new agricultural reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio show Mann Ki Baat on November 29 reaffirmed his stand on the contentious farm laws, stating that the new farm reforms have not only broken shackles of farmers but have given new rights and opportunities to them. "Parliament has recently passed farm reform laws after rigorous brainstorming. These reforms have not only broken shackles of farmers but have also given new rights and opportunities to them," said PM Modi. He further informed about a Maharashtra-based farmer Jitendra Bhoiji who, the PM said, benefitted from the new farm laws by getting good price from traders for the maize he produced. "You should know how Jitendra Bhoiji, a farmer in Dhule, Maharashtra used these new farms laws. He produced maize and decided to sell it to traders at the right price. The total amount agreed at was around Rs 3.32 lakh," said PM Modi during Mann ki Baat. Farmers, mainly from Punjab, have camped in and outside the national capital to intensify their protests against the new farm laws.
The workers of Republican Party of India (RPI) celebrated outside the residence of Minister of State (MoS) for Social Justice and Empowerment and president of RPI, Dr Ramdas Athawale. They celebrated on November 08 after he returned home from a private hospital post his COVID-19 recovery. Athawale had tested positive for coronavirus on October 27.
Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai attended a public rally in Bihar's rally ahead of Bihar elections 2020. Rai said, "Terrorists will escape Kashmir and take shelter in Bihar if RJD (Rashtriya Janata Dal) is elected to power in the state." Bihar elections will start from October 28 to November 07.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on November 29 thanked people of Hyderabad for showing immense support to BJP. He showed his confident that Mayor of Hyderabad will be from his party. "I want to thank people of Hyderabad for showing immense support to BJP. I'm confident after roadshow that this time BJP is not fighting to increase its seats or strengthen its presence, but this time Mayor of Hyderabad will be from our party," he said.
Asserting that the people of Telangana are angry and upset with the ruling TRS in Telangana and Owaisi's "alliance", Union Home Minister and top BJP leader Amit Shah on Sunday predicted this time Hyderabad will elect a BJP Mayor in the city's civic polls. Shah, who offered prayers at the Bhagyalakshmi Devi Temple in Old City here, said the people of Hyderabad want good governance and they have belief in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and the BJP. The home minister said BJP will move Hyderabad out of the "Nizam culture" to make it "mini-India". Shah held a massive roadshow in Hyderabad and offered prayers at the Bhagyalakshmi temple. Watch the full video for more details.
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Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on November 29 alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants to ban PDP and trying to get her because she raised her voice against them. She said, "I think BJP wants to develop an ecosystem of itself where there is no place for democracy. They are trying to get to me. They want to ban my party because I raised my voice. I am repeatedly told that Article 370 is being talked about since my release. But what can I do about that."
As long as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) don't reinstate Article 370 the issue won't be resolved in Jammu and Kashmir, said Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on November 29 while addressing media persons. She said, "Until and unless the Kashmir issue is resolved, the problem will remain and persist. As long as they do not reinstate Article 370 the issue won't be resolved. Ministers will come and go."
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s tractor rally was briefly stopped at the Haryana border on Tuesday afternoon. The Congress leader, with hundreds of party workers, was leading a tractor rally in Punjab..
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