Building pressure on the central government over the rising fuel prices, the Congress on February 27, during a press briefing, showed old clips of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then Gujarat Chief Minister, criticising the then Congress government over skyrocketing petroleum prices. Congress national spokesperson reminded BJP of its hypocrisy over rising fuel prices, and urged the Modi government to revoke recent hikes in the fuel prices.
Haryana Congress leader and former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on February 22 said that Congress will bring no-trust motion against the Haryana government as the Khattar Government has lost trust of people and MLAs. "We will bring a no-trust motion against the govt as it has lost trust of people and MLAs. Two Independent MLAs who were supporting the govt have withdrawn their support. Some MLAs of their alliance party said this is the most corrupt govt," said Hooda.
Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda reacted on police used water cannons and lobbed tear gas at farmers after they ransacked the venue of kisan mahapanchayat' in Karnal district. He said that the state government should protect itself from any conflict as the situation is very sensitive. He also slammed Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar over the law and order situation in the state. Protesting farmers took control and ransacked the venue of kisan mahapanchayat' programme in Karnal where Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was to address people.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar reacted on rocketing fuel prices. Highlighting that Haryana Government's is charging less Value Added Tax (VAT) from the people, he said that fuel prices have increased 10-15 per cent in 4-5 years which is "not that high overall." "Our VAT is very less as compared to other states and it is not that high that we cut it," he said.
Labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur was granted bail on Friday. Kaur was arrested during a protest by workers in Haryana on January 12. Nodeep was granted bail in two of three cases filed against her. The activist said she will visit the Singhu border protest site again. "I will keep raising my voice for farmers and labourers. I would like to thank the lawyers who got me out. I thank everyone, I will definitely visit Singhu border," she said. This also comes after climate activist Disha Ravi was granted bail. Ravi was arrested by Delhi police on February 13 in Toolkit case.
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Labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur released from prison after Punjab and Haryana High Court granted her bail earlier today. 23-year-old was arrested on January 12 after she had participated in the farmers' protest at Kundli in Haryana.
BJP office in Baranagar area of North 24 Parganas district was vandalised last night (Feb 26). BJP alleged TMC's role behind this. Police complaint was lodged by BJP. Election dates of West Bengal were announced on Feb 26.
"Dushyant's resignation is in my pocket, I will give it immediately if it solves the issue," said Jannayak Janta Party president Ajay Singh Chautala over the row between farmers and Centre on farm laws. He further said that Centre should resolve this issue or Members of Parliament from Haryana who passed farm bills can resign.
Soon after the meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on January 12 said that the political situation in the Haryana is "alright", and the coalition government, with JJP, will complete its full term. "The political situation (in the state) is alright. The speculations by the Opposition and media are baseless. Our government is going on strong and will complete its tenure," said CM Khattar. In line with CM Khattar, Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala also said that government is going strong in the state. "I think the government (in state) is going strong. As far as the farmers are concerned, each and every issue was discussed. Hopefully, the Supreme Court will resolve it," Chautala told media in Delhi.