BJP has lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his tweet slamming the Modi government over its handling of the China issue.
Rahul had cited a news report which hinted at renewed Chinese activity in Doklam.
‘China's geopolitical strategy cannot be countered by a PR driven media strategy.
This simple fact seems to elude the minds of those running GOI,’ Rahul had tweeted.
Hitting back, Union Minister Pralhad Joshi said that Congress and Rahul Gandhi have no right to speak on the issue and alleged that IF India lost land to China before, it was because of the Congress party.
Joshi further said that Rahul Gandhi does not believe in reading and understanding and urged him to concentrate on the internal issues of the party.
India and China have also been locked in a standoff in Ladakh since May.
The Congress leader has attacked the BJP on several occasions over the issue and accused the Prime Minister of lying to the country over the status of the ground situation in the region.
Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi submitted his resignation to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa following allegations of harassment against him. Karnataka Water Resources minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has been embroiled in a controversy after a CD allegedly showing him in a compromising position with a woman emerged on Tuesday. The CD was released to the media by social activist Dinesh Kalahalli, who alleged that the woman in the video clips was enticed by the minister with a government job offer at Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited. Earlier in the day, Jarkiholi had appeared adamant over not quitting, saying that it is a conspiracy as it is a fake video.
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Bidhannagar Mayor-in-Council Debasish Jana and three Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillors from Asansol joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday in Kolkata ahead of the forthcoming Assembly polls in West Bengal. The four TMC leaders were inducted into BJP in presence of the party's state president Dilip Ghosh. The developments come a day after TMC leader and former Asansol Mayor Jitendra Tiwari on Tuesday joined the BJP at a public meeting in Hooghly. Watch the full video for more details.
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Three TMC Councillors from Asansol and Bidhannagar Mayor-in-council Debasish Jana joined BJP on March 03. They joined party in presence of West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in eight phases starting from March 27 with the final round of voting taking place on April 29. Counting of votes will take place on May 02.
Income Tax officials are carrying out searches at properties of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, actor Taapsee Pannu in Mumbai.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that the Emergency was a mistake. He said that 'I think that was a mistake. Absolutely, that was a mistake. And my grandmother said as much. Dismissing a petition against Jammu and Kashmir MP Farooq Abdullah, The Supreme Court said today, that expression of views that are different from government opinion cannot be termed sedition. The son of a BJP MP Kaushal Kishore was shot in the chest by bike-borne miscreants in Lucknow on Tuesday. However, police arrested one of his relatives who confessed that Ayush carried out the attack on himself to frame another person. Karnataka Water Resources minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has been embroiled in a controversy after a CD allegedly showing him in a compromising position with a woman emerged on Tuesday.
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"It is an expression of my concern," said Congress leader Anand Sharma on his two tweets against his party's decision for forging alliance with ISF. "What I have said is an expression of my concerns. Not only that I am firmly committed to Congress ideology, which is inclusive, democratic and secular, but I am also one of the historians and ideologue of the party and it has to be taken in that context," said Anand Sharma. On Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's reported remark that his tweet on alliance with ISF serving BJP agenda, Anand Sharma said, "That is unfortunate. I believe in a civilised political dialogue even if there are differences or ideological issues. I have noted what Adhir Ranjan said but I can't become personal."
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi "guaranteed" not to implement CAA in Assam during a rally in Tezpur on March 02. "When our party comes into power, a law will be enacted to ensure that CAA is not implemented here. 200 units of electricity will be given free of cost every month. We will provide Rs 2,000 per month to all the housewives as 'grihini samman'. The woman working in tea gardens will be provided Rs 365 per day. We will create 5 lakhs new government jobs. These are not promises but guarantee," said Gandhi.
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi took a jibe at Left Democratic Front (LDF) and United Democratic Front (UDF) and said they are doing 'Kushti' in Kerala and 'dosti' in Delhi. He said, "LDF and UDF are fighting in Kerala. They are doing 'Kushti' in Kerala and 'dosti' in Delhi and other places. See the hypocrisy of these parties. Mamata Banerjee supporting Congress in Delhi but not doing the same in West Bengal as Congress has become a liability on various regional parties. Hypocrisy of the Left is that they're supporting Congress in Delhi, West Bengal. They (Congress and Left) are friends in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu also. You don't want to believe Politburo in Kerala but do in West Bengal. I ask Rahul Gandhi do you believe in democracy or hypocrisy."
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi ahead of the Budget Session said that government is ready to discuss and reply on all issues raised by opposition. He said, "We are discussing for 20 hours, led them raise any issue, government is ready to reply." Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said, "1st half of Budget Session is for Motion of Thanks on President's Address and discussion. 2nd is for discussion over budget and any urgent bill. In remaining 2nd half of session, let them ask whatever they want to, government is ready. But they can raise the issue in President's address and budget discussion. All put together, we are discussing for 20 hours, led them raise any issue, government is ready to reply."
People above 60 years of age and those over 45 who have co-morbidities gathered outside a vaccination centre to get their doses. These people are getting first dose of COVID vaccination. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi on March 1.
PM Modi and his 99-year-old mother was abused by a caller on a BBC radio programme on March 1. The notorious caller who said his name was Simon called in on the show named BBC Sounds which hosted by Priya Rai and used foul language against PM Modi's mother.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a webinar on harnessing education, research and skill development informed that use of the Indian languages has been encouraged in the new National Education Policy. "It is the responsibility of the experts of every language, how the best content of the world should be made available in Indian languages," PM added. In the webinar, PM termed the future fuel, Green energy as "very important to make 'Energy' self-sufficient." He said, "India has tested the Hydrogen Vehicle. Now we have to make ourselves industry-ready to utilize hydrogen as a fuel for transport."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a seminar on March 03 over harnessing education, research and skill development. Seminar focused over the steps taken during this year's Budget for the education sector. PM Modi informed that the second biggest focus after health in this year's Budget is on education, skill, research and innovation. He further said that the new National Education Policy has been made to instil self-confidence in country's youth. "For building an 'AatmaNirbhar Bharat', it is important that the youth have self-confidence. Self-confidence comes when youth has faith in their education, skills and knowledge. Self-confidence comes when he feels that his education is giving him the opportunity to do his own work. New National Education policy has been made according to it," said Prime Minister during the seminar.
As India and China are in months-long bitter border standoff, the latter is reportedly undertaking construction activities along the borders of Arunachal Pradesh. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that if India will not give a clear message to them, China will make the most out of it. He further said that China has a clear strategic vision of shaping the world which India doesn't have. "China has a clear strategic vision of shaping the world which India doesn't have. India does this and that but doesn't work strategically. China has tested twice, once in Doklam and other in Ladakh. If India doesn't give a clear message to them and make clear military, economic geopolitical strategy, China won't stay quiet but will make the most out of it. The day it will happen, we'll suffer damages," said Gandhi during a press conference on January 19.
Rahul Gandhi warned the Modi government over China’s aggression in Ladakh and said that the government needs have a decisive strategy to counter the threat. ‘Unlike India, China has a very clear strategic vision. They want to shape the world. India does not have a strategic vision. China has tested India once before in Doklam and now in Ladakh. If China is not given a clear message, then China will not remain quiet, they will take advantage of it,’ Rahul Gandhi said. He said that he was raising the red-flag for the government. Rahul Gandhi also added that the government cannot sort this issue through event management and accused the Modi government of failing to protect India. Watch the full video for all the details.
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A nine-year-old girl from rural Andhra Pradesh has conquered Mount Kilimanjaro. Located in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is the African continent's highest peak. Ritwika Sree of Anantapur became the world's second youngest and Asia's youngest girl to scale Mount Kilimanjaro. She achieved the record accompanied by her father, who is also her guide. Ritwika's father is a cricket coach and sports coordinator. She was trained at the Rock Climbing School at Bhongir, Telangana and received level two training in Ladakh.
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Strategic Srinagar-Leh highway opened by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) after over 58 days. The highway was closed due to the thick layer of snow. Snow clearance of Zojila Pass was a big challenge owing to snow accumulation of 30-40 feet, threats of avalanches and inclement weather conditions. Inspite of all odds, the snow clearance operations had been conducted and completed by BRO. This road is important from the strategic point of view, being the only route between Kashmir and Ladakh. The route is a lifeline for the survival and economic development of people of Ladakh and for the security forces.