Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were injured after a clash broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers. The incident happened in West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman district on January 19. The injured people were shifted to a hospital.
Ahead West Bengal Assembly elections, All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader on January 19, publically browbeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for seeking to take control over the state. While addressing a rally in Howrah, Mitra said, "Those from BJP listen, 'doodh maango to kheer denge, agar Bengal maango toh chiir denge'."
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."
"Why would we merge with Congress party, they are too small in West Bengal," said Vice-President of West Bengal All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Saugata Roy on January 19. "Adhir Ranjan's party is too small in West Bengal. They won only 2 seats here in Lok Sabha elections, why would we merge with them? They (Congress) should fight BJP on their own. There is no question of joining hands with Congress. TMC can fight BJP alone," said Roy.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed Congress over its booklet over farm laws 'kheti ka khoon teen kale kanoon' released by party leader Rahul Gandhi. He asked Congress is talking about 'kheti ka khoon' but what about bloodbath during the partition? "3,000 Sikhs were burnt alive in Delhi in 1984. Was it not bloodshed?...Lakhs of farmers died by suicide during Congress rule, was there no blood in their bodies?," Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases a booklet over the three farm laws of central government at the party headquarters in Delhi
Chandra Kumar Bose, grandnephew of Subhas Chandra Bose reacted on Centre's decision to celebrate Bose's birthday as 'Parakram Diwas' on January 23. Reacting on the decision, he said, "The people of India for many-many years, have been celebrating 23rd January as 'Desh Prem Diwas' or Patriots' Day. Mahatma Gandhi had announced Bose as patriot of patriots, so it would have been more appropriate if GoI would have made an announcement , 23rd January as 'Desh Prem Diwas'," he said. He said that countrymen really need to bring out Bose's ideology on his birth anniversary. Nation will celebrate the 125th birth anniversary on 23rd January.
Former MLA Rahul Singh Lodhi who quit the Congress and joined BJP after resigning from the post of MLA ahead of the by-polls in Madhya Pradesh on 28 seats. Rahul Lodhi got the status of Cabinet Minister in Shivraj Singh government. After getting the portfolio he visited Madhya Pradesh's Damoh on January 17. Two people throw ink and put shoe garland around his neck. The supporters of Rahul thrashed them in the presence of cops. Police took them into the custody.
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.
In a heinous crime, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district. After raping the victim, the accused also allegedly tried to bury her alive in a pit. "Case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC, SC/ST Act and POCSO Act. The accused has been arrested," a police official said.
A 22-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh's Barwani filed a written complaint in the police station. She has filed compliant against a man alleging rape and religious conversion. Speaking to media, Station In-Charge (SI) of Barwani, Rajesh Yadav said, "A zero First Information Report (FIR) has been registered based on the written complaint. Further investigation is underway in this regard."
Saif Ali Khan starrer 'Tandav' has spiked controversy across the country. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said that he condemns the way Zeeshan Ayyub, Saif Ali Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar reacted to religious sentiments. And he further said that MP government is thinking to ban it. "I condemn the way Zeeshan Ayyub, Saif Ali Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar reacted to our religious sentiments. MP government will register case, thinking of banning it. We'll request Centre for a policy to restrict web series that use vulgar language and attack religious sentiments," said Narottam Mishra on 'Tandav' controversy.
A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in Girwai area of Gwalior on January 13. One of the accused is victim's relative. A case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC against the perpetrators. Further investigations are underway.
At least 11 people have died after consuming suspected spurious liquor in Madhya Pradesh's Morena. Police said eight others have fallen ill and were referred to Gwalior for treatment. As per the preliminary reports, some villagers consumed a white-colored liquor. Police added that the autopsy reports will ascertain if the liquor was poisonous or not. State Home Minister Narottam Mishra said a police official has been suspended following the incident. "The incident of deaths caused by drinking poisonous liquor in morena is very sad. The in-charge of the police station concerned has been suspended. A separate team is also being sent to conduct the investigation. People who are responsible for the incident will not be spared," Mishra said.
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