After recent trends of Madhya Pradesh by-poll results showed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading over Congress in the state, party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the results have proved that Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh are the traitors.
"I am a worker of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
I am thankful to the people of the state for giving a clear mandate in favour of the party.
The results have proven that Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh are the traitors," said Scindia to ANI on November 10.
On allegations by Congress over 'EVM', Scindia further said, "It has become a habit of Congress to deny the people's mandate by questioning credibility of EVMs. If they keep doing so, they'll remain in the same place where they are or maybe worse."
While addressing the press conference in Patna on January 10, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav spoke on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's statement over National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance for Bihar polls. Yadav said, "It is tit for tat. If you look at Nitish Kumar ji's history, be it George Fernandes, Digvijaya Singh or our party- whom did he not betray?. He came to power through back door, he has thirst for power." "The destruction of Bihar by him is for everyone to see. Nitish Kumar is a bargainer, a blackmailer. He is not a leader. He is not for people, he is for himself," Yadav added.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that India shouldn't be made an experiment lab. Singh said that people of India should not be made guinea pigs for vaccine trials. "Protocols can still be compromised during the pandemic. People of India should not be made guinea pigs. Haryana minister Anil Vij got vaccinated and later tested positive. Before human trials, animal trials are done to launch a vaccine. India cannot be an experiment lab for any vaccine," he said. Bharat Biotech, SII, and Pfizer recently asked for emergency use approval in India. At least eight different vaccine candidates are at different trial stages in India. PM Modi had recently held meeting and visited vaccine labs in the country. He had discussed Covid vaccination plan during an all-party meeting held earlier.
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Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on December 07 said that Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij infected with COVID-19 after vaccinated to gain fame and now explaining about doses and duration. "People of India should not be made Guinea pigs. Haryana's Minister Vij sahab got himself vaccinated to gain fame and later got infected with COVID. He is now explaining about doses and duration," said Singh.
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on January 09 reached Bhopal and met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. She also met BJP leader Imarti Devi, who was being called 'item' by former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath. After meeting Imarti Devi, Kangana opened up about the crimes against women. She said that law system should be reformed to provide speedy justice to women. Ranaut reached Bhopal after recording her statement with Bandra Police in connection with a sedition case filed against her.
Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and president of state Indian National Congress Kamal Nath took a jibe at MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on December 27. While addressing a gathering, Nath called Chouhan an expert in ‘media politics’ and said that he turns everything into an event. He also took potshots at PM Modi saying the prime minister visited a Gurudwara amid the farmers’ protest. During an all-party meeting in Bhopal, a decision was taken to put off Assembly's winter session. The all-party meeting was attended by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Home Minister Narottam Mishra, state Congress unit president Kamal Nath and others. The winter session was scheduled to begin on December 28. Watch the full video for more.
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Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and president of state Indian National Congress Kamal Nath slammed CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan by saying that he is an expert in 'media politics', "He makes everything an event," he said.
BJP MP from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj reacted on web series 'Tandav' on which BJP leaders alleged that some scenes are demeaning Hindu gods. Slamming the makers and actors of 'Tandav', Sakshi Maharaj demanded to ban the web series. "If some actors demean Hindu gods then the film should be banned," he said. Recently, BJP MLA Ram Kadam filed a complaint against the creators of 'Tandav', alleging the web series insulted Hindu gods and goddesses.
BJP state president of West Bengal, Dilip Ghosh, on January 17 informed that Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit the state on January 30th and 31st, and will participate in various functions. He also informed that the party will organise a yatra which will roam across the state to do 'Jansampark' (mass public contact) ahead of the assembly elections in the state.
Speaking to ANI in Kolkata on January 17, Congress leader in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury spoke about seat sharing. Chowdhury said, "Seat sharing is a process and you can't take decisions on such issues in a single meeting. We don't have much time so collectively Congress and left parties will have to fight together." "The matter of seat sharing has not reached at its final stage yet. Overnight such matters don't end," he added.
Indian National Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari raised questions on COVAXIN's efficacy. He said, "Many eminent doctors have raised questions with regard to the efficacy and safety of COVAXIN with government saying that people will not be able to choose as to which vaccine they would like to take. This goes against the entire doctrine of informed consent." "If the vaccine is so safe and reliable and efficacy of the vaccine is beyond question then how is it that not a single functionary of the government has stepped forward to get themselves vaccinated as it has happened in other countries around the world?," he said.
On Jan 15, President Ram Nath Kovind made the first contribution towards the construction of Ram Mandir, which is to be built in UP's Ayodhya. Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) working president, Alok Kumar said, "He is the first citizen of the country so we went to him to initiate this drive. He donated a sum of Rs 5,01,000." Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also made the contribution for construction of Ram Mandir. He handed over a cheque of Rs 1 lakh to a leader of Vishva Hindu Parishad. He said, "I am grateful to be part of such mission." Ram Mandir is to be built at the site of Ram Janmabhoomi in UP's Ayodhya.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that both Covaxin and Covishield have been properly tested. He said, "Our scientists have tested them on all parameters and only then it has been decided to use them. Both the vaccines are safe and have no difference. Both of them will build immunity and antibodies." "But the antibodies will not develop immediately after vaccination. The second dose will be administered 28 days after the first dose and 14 days after it the antibodies will develop. Two doses are necessary," he added.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on November 10 claimed that EVMs are not tamper-proof, and alleged that selective tampering was done in Madhya Pradesh where the BJP was leading in around 20 of the 28..