Bhopal's former mayor Alok Sharma advocated for the renaming of historic Minto Hall as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. According to Sharma, the name reminded of Britishers and should be changed. The former mayor is going to meet Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan regarding the matter.
Union minister Prahalad Patel spoke to Hindustan Times' Deeksha Bhardwaj about the Central government's plans to address the development imbalance between Leh and Kargil. Patel, who holds the Culture and Tourism portfolios, said discrimination against some areas happened when Jammu and Kashmir was a state. He spoke on the government's plan to make Kargil an adventure sports destination, and naming a new Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He also revealed talks on mapping a new Amarnath Yatra route via Kargil, instead of Srinagar. Watch the full video for more.
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday addressed the Members of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. In the context of demand for Inner Line Permit (ILP), Om Birla said, "We said that we should all work together so that autonomous districts council should be empowered and more and more accountability can be fixed." Later, he will visit the construction site of the new building of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. The Lok Sabha Speaker is in Meghalaya on a two-day visit.
In a politically befitting reply to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's 'Khela Hobe' challenge to Bharatiya Janata Party, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing a rally in the Balurghat constituency of West Bengal's Dakshin Dinajpur district, said that the state will witness 'Khela' of development and peace soon if people vote the party to power. Addressing his first rally in the poll-bound state this season, Singh promised that the game will happen. "Mamata didi is saying Bengal mein Khela Hobe? I want to say Khela hobe, nishchay hobe, vikas ka khela hobe, shanti ka khela hobe, ab to Paschim Bengal mein bada khela hobe (I promise that game of development and peace will definitely be played, now. There will be a big game in West Bengal)," Singh told an applauding crowd amidst chants of Jai Shree Ram. Singh also warned Mamata Banerjee of the change that Bengal is witnessing and said that days of bullying and bossing around are over. Watch the full video for more details.
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Countering Mamata Banerjee's poll slogan 'Khela Hobe', Union Defence Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh on February 26 during a rally in Balurghat said 'Bengal me bado khela hobe', 'Bengal me dadagiri cholbe na' (dadagiri will not work in Bengal). "Mamata didi is saying 'khela hobe', but I want to say khela hobe, nischay hobe, ab toh Bengal mein bado khela hobe, vikas ka khela hobe, shanti ka khela hobe. Mamata didi Bengal me dadagiri cholbe na: Union Minister Rajnath Singh in Balurghat
In the latest episode of On The Record, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who will be ending his Rajya Sabha stint on Monday after a four-decade-long career in Parliament, spoke to Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury and Saubhadra Chatterji about his farewell by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speculation that he may join the BJP, about being a ‘Hindustani Muslim’, and the thinking behind the letter written by the ‘Group of 23’, among other issues.Watch the full video for more.
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In the latest episode of On The Record, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who will be ending his Rajya Sabha stint on Monday after a four-decade-long career in Parliament, spoke to Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury and Saubhadra Chatterji about his farewell by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Azad talks about the backstory of why PM Modi got emotional during his farewell speech. Watch the full video for more.
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Without mentioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi, Azad expressed gratitude towards the former for his emotional adieu to him and said that "those who know me in-depth and saw my work over the years became emotional during farewell speech" in Rajya Sabha. "We understand some people superficially while others in-depth. Those who understood me in-depth and saw my work over the years became emotional yesterday. I am thankful to everyone. I would also thank people who messaged me, called me and tweeted for me," said Azad.
Mohan Delkar, seven-term Lok Sabha member from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, was found dead in a Mumbai hotel on Monday, police said. The body of Delkar (58), Independent MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli Union Territory, was found at the sea-facing hotel in south Mumbai's Marine Drive area, a police official said. The official said a suicide note in Gujarati was also found along with the body. The cause of death will be known after autopsy, he added. Watch the full video for more details.
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Dadra and Nagar Haveli Member of Parliament (MP) Mohan Delkar allegedly died by suicide at a hotel in South Mumbai. His body has been sent for postmortem. Police began investigation. While speaking to media, Mumbai Police Spokesperson, Chaitanya S said, "The body of Lok Sabha MP Mohan Delkar was found in a hotel in Marine Drive Police Station area today. A suicide note was also found at the spot. ASP of Colaba is investigating the matter."
While speaking to ANI in Patna on February 26, the former deputy chief minister of Bihar, Sushil Kumar Modi spoke on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's 'North-South' remark. Modi said, "He (Rahul Gandhi) gives justification and Robert Vadra stands in his support and say he hasn't said it. When he (Rahul) visits north-east, he says something against north. When he visits south, he says something against north." "This is why Congress is being swept off from the country. He thinks it will benefit him in Kerala but he is wrong. He won't be benefitted by the politics of instigating one state against the other," he added.
People of Gujarat are fed up with BJP and Congress and want to bring their politics to end, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on February 26. "There are two big parties, people of Gujarat want to send message that they are fed up with both and want to bring their politics to end. One of them is involved in politics of appeasement and other in that of hatred," said Kejriwal. Aam Aadmi Party bagged 27 seats in Surat Municipal polls.
Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor and other party workers protest against fuel price rise, outside Kerala Secretariat by pulling autorickshaw in a rope. Watch the video.
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While speaking to ANI in the national capital on February 09, the member of Congress Working Committee (CWC), Rajiv Shukla said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke very well about Ghulam Nabi Azad ji today in the Parliament. It was an emotional moment for everyone." "Deep Sidhu must have been arrested much earlier and he got arrested quite late," he added.
BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla hailed team India's performance at Gabba Stadium in Australia's Brisbane on January 19. "Winning in Australia is a significant achievement, I would like to congratulate the team led by Rahane," he said. Team India bagged Test series by 2-1 against. History scripted as Australia lost after 32 years at Gabba.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chandra Kumar Bose condemned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's behaviour after she refused to speak when 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans were raised during the celebrations of 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on January 23. He said, "Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose stood for unity. He had people of all communities in Azad Hind Fauj. Whether you say 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Sri Ram', I don't find difference. 'Jai Sri Ram' isn't a statement where one should react in allergic manner. So, I think the honourable Chief Minister (Mamata Banerjee) need not have reacted adversely to a slogan whether it's 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Shree Ram'. This is not the day to do any politics. It is a day to celebrate, it is a day to pay homage to the soldiers and martyrs of Indian National Army."
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led a march in Kolkata on the occasion of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary. The march started from Shyam Bazar and went till Kolkata's Red Road. Mamata Banerjee said that Netaji had foresight to conceptualise a Planning Commission and the Indian National Army before Independence. Country is celebrating Bose's 125th birth anniversary today
"Congress got Subhas Chandra Bose killed," alleged BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj while addressing a public rally on January 23 in Unnao. Sparking the controversy further, he claimed that neither Mahatma Gandhi..