BJP's in-charge of DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Anurag Thakur took a dig at PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and said that she has got a befitting reply for her statement of not unfurling the Tricolour over the abrogation of Article 370.
He further said that the independent candidates have performed better than Congress and PDP.
Anurag Thakur said, "It is important to know that independent candidates have polled more votes than the Congress and the PDP.
The same Mehbooba Mufti who had refused to unfurl the Tricolour has got a befitting reply today.
The combined vote share of the independent candidates and BJP amounts to a little over 52%.
This is a clear indication that the Gupkar Gang has lost its credibility and the trust of the people."
The budget shows a hope to build new India self-reliant India, said Minister of Finance Anurag Thakur during the discussion on the Union Budget 2021-22 in the Upper House of Parliament on February 12. "This Budget shows a hope to build new India, a stronger India and to build a self-reliant India. It will set us on the path of becoming an economic and manufacturing powerhouse," said MoS Finance.
Minister of Finance Anurag Thakur denounced Opposition for 'misleading farmers' and challenged the leaders to show that where is it written that Mandi and Minimum Support Price system will end in the new farm laws. During the discussion on the Union Budget 2021-22 in the Upper House of Parliament on February 12, Union Minister asked the Opposition. "I challenge Congress and Opposition leaders to show where is it written that Mandi and Minimum Support Price system will end. We are committed to taking India forward," said MoS Finance.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti asked the Centre to start a dialogue with Pakistan to stop the bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir. The PDP president visited Logripora Aishmuqam area of in Kashmir’s Anantnag district to express her condolences to the family of J&K Police Constable Suhail Ahmad who was killed in the terrorist attack in the Baghat area of the city on February 19. Besides Ahmad, another police personnel lost his life in the Baghat attack. Mufti said, “Till when the people of J&K, its policemen and youth will continue to sacrifice their lives. This (the Kashmir issue) is a huge issue and this issue should be resolved so that the bloodshed in J&K stops and the people here live in peace.” She added, “The BJP government should think and start the process of dialogue with Pakistan, so that the bloodshed is stopped.” Watch the full video for more.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP President JP Nadda addressed social workers in Varanasi on February 28. Highlighting path breaking reforms brought by centre government, JP Nadda spoke about the abolishment of triple talaq. He said that Islamic nations like Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq and Syria don't have triple talaq but it used to exist in India. "And we used to hail ourselves as progressive," he added. JP Nadda further said that it was PM Modi who ended torture on Muslim sisters and abolished triple talaq.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over law and order situation in the state. He blamed CM Banerjee for the violence in the state and said that BJP will come into power after the assembly elections.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assures that the farmers can be anything but anti-nationals. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says we will send Modi back to Nagpur like people sent British empire. Union Home Minister Amit Shah mocks congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his Fisheries ministry remark during his speech in Karaikal. Retired Congress MP from Jammu And Kashmir Ghulam Nabi Azad praised Prime Minister Modi for not hiding his true self. ISRO takes copy of Bhagavad Gita and Photo of PM Modi to space. All this and more news at 9 pm.
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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.
Indian Diaspora took out a 'Tiranga Yatra rally' from Strawberry Hill in Surrey to Consulate General of India in Vancouver on February 07. The main Objective of 'Tiranga Yatra rally' was to display bilateral relations between India and Canada. Indian Diaspora waved Tricolour and also raised 'Jai Jawan Jai Kisan' slogan.
Political leaders across the country celebrated India’s 72nd Republic Day with fervour. BJP national president JP Nadda unfurled Tricolour at party headquarters in Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also hoisted the national flag at his residence. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar unfurled the national flag at his residence. Chief Ministers across the nation also unfurled Tricolour at their residences and party offices. Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot hoisted the Tricolour at CM residence in Jaipur. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath hoisted the Tricolour at his residence in Lucknow. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unfurled the national flag at his residence and celebrated the day. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Governor Ganeshi Lal unfurled the national flag at MG Road.
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The Tricolour was unfurled at Rajpath in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, on 72nd Republic Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying tribute to the fallen soldiers by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial at the India Gate. PM Modi also signed the ceremonial book at the National War Memorial. Defence Minister, Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Army Staff and Chief of Navy Staff were also present there. Prime Minister Modi wore a special 'Paghdi' from Gujarat's Jamnagar, today.
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