In a fresh twist to the Mukesh Ambani threat case, the owner of the car found abandoned outside the businessman's house was found dead. On February 25, a Scorpio laden with 2.5 kg explosives and a letter threatening Ambani and his family was found outside the Reliance Industries' chairman's Mumbai resident 'Antilia'. On March 5, police said that the owner of the car, Hiren Mansukh, was found dead after allegedly committing suicide. Devendra Fadnavis, former CM of Maharashtra demanded that the case be handed over to India's premier terror probe agency National Investigation Agency (NIA). Watch the full video for more.
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Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel has inaugurated a statue of Mahatma Gandhi. The statue was inaugurated in Raipur on January 30. While addressing an event, CM Baghel said, "On this day, the beacon of peace was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. But the Mahatma continues to inspire us to this day."
Chief Ministers of several states paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 73rd death anniversary. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa paid homage to Bapu at the Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru on January 30. Cabinet ministers and other leaders were present at the event. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel also remembered Mahatma Gandhi as he paid tribute to him at the Congress office in Raipur. Similarly, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami along with state Governor Banwarilal Purohit paid obeisance to the man who played a major role in getting India free from British colonial rule in 1947. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also paid tribute to Bapu at the Gandhi Statue in Hazratganj. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on 30 January 1948.
Nation remembered the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary. President Kovind, VP Naidu paid homage to Mahatma on his 73rd death anniversary. PM Modi paid tributes to Mahatma and said his ideals continue to motivate millions. Defence minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to Gandhiji on his death anniversary. CDS Bipin Rawat along with other officials also paid homage to Bapu. Paying tribute, Delhi CM said Mahatma’s ideals of truth and non-violence are still relevant. UP CM Adityanath paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Gandhi statue in Hazratganj. Mahatma’s death anniversary is observed as Martyrs' day or Shaheed divas. Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead on this day in 1948 by Nathuram Godse.
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In shocking developments, the customs department told the Kerala High Court quoting main accused in the case, Swapna Suresh that the Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, his three ministers and the Speaker knew of the gold smuggling activities through the United Arab Emirates (UAE) consulate in Thiruvananthapuram. The development comes ahead of next month’s assembly elections. Opposition Congress and the BJP have sought the immediate resignation of the chief minister.
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Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has opened a study centre in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior city on January 10. The study centre is dedicated to Nathuram Godse. This study centre will inform the young generation about aspects of partition of India and spread knowledge on various national leaders. Speaking to ANI, the national vice president of Hindu Mahasabha, Jaiveer Bharadwaj said, "This study centre will inform the young generation about aspects of partition of India and spread knowledge on various national leaders."
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.
BJP National Spokesperson Sambit Patra slammed Congress by saying that once called as the grand old party of the country has been reduced as a fringe party and it does not stand as a main national party any more. He also alleged that the alliance which Congress has done to maintain the political relevance of Gandhi family.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, along with his wife, planted saplings at their residence on his birthday."I have decided to plant a sapling daily to continue this social campaign. I urge all to plant more trees to save the environment," he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired BJP’s central election committee meeting in Delhi. BJP’s CEC met to finalise party candidates ahead of elections. PM Modi, Home minister Amit Shah, Defence minister Rajnath Singh were present in the meeting. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also seen in the meeting. The meeting was held at BJP headquarters in the national capital. This comes ahead of polls in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. Elections in the four states and Puducherry will be held between March 27 and April 29. Watch the full video for more.
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The biography of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose painted on a circular canvas in the courtyard of Shahid Smarak in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur. The event was organised by the National Museum of Modern Art to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji. Netaji's 125th birth anniversary was celebrated on January 23.
A minor girl was allegedly raped in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior. Accused has been arrested in the heinous crime. While speaking to ANI, Gwalior SP, Amit Sanghi said, "The accused used to work in a shop of victim's father. After incident took place, victim ran to Datia where she came in contact with child protection agency and filed a zero FIR. Accused was arrested here."
Around 40 people fell ill after consuming food at public gathering in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior. Out of these, four persons were shifted to hospital after their condition deteriorated. However, those hospitalised are now stable. "4 persons shifted to hospital after their condition deteriorated. They're stable now. It was a case of food poisoning. Team will conduct survey in village," said CMHO, Gwalior.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh in MP's Gwalior appealed locals to join the 'Chakka Jam' protest which has been called by farmer unions against the new Centre's three farm laws. "I appeal to all those protesting against farm laws to come to the streets and join today's 'dharna' between 12 pm and 3 pm," said Digvijaya Singh.