BJP president JP Nadda alleged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's involvement in post-poll violence and said her silence for 36 hours is in itself is a proof. "The manner in which massacre and brutal killings took place and the manner in which the acting CM stayed silent for 36 hours speaks of her involvement. Mamata ji's silence speaks about her involvement and she starts her third term with blood on her hands," said Nadda.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on May 07 criticised the central government for going ahead with the central vista project, amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. In a tweet he wrote, "Central Vista is criminal wastage. Put people's lives at the centre- not your blind arrogance to get a new house!" Calling his statement "unfortunate," BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said, "The country is fighting against COVID-19 and it is a time to come together and fight. But Congress does not want to miss any opportunity; they want to weaken this fight. Rahul Gandhi daily brings up the Central Vista issue; he should know that how much the government is spending into health sector. It's unfortunate that he is raising such issues."
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on May 07 slammed Central government over the management of the current COVID situation in the country. She said India is "crippled by a political leadership today that has no empathy for the people". ""I say this categorically - India is crippled by a political leadership today that has no empathy for the people. The Modi govt has failed the people of our country"," Sonia said at Congress Parliamentary Party Meeting.
Amid the ongoing elections in Assam, BJP president JP Nadda mocked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and said that he has limited knowledge of Assam's culture. JP Nadda said that people going with Ajmal Badruddin are doing "opportunism politics." "He (Badruddin Ajmal) threw away Gamosa. So is he Assam's identity or Srimanta Sankardev, Gopinath Bardoloi or Bhupen Hazarika Assam's identity?," said JP Nadda while speaking to ANI in Guwahati on April 03.
Assam recorded a voter turnout of nearly 75 percent in the second phase of polling, according to the latest figures from the Election Commission. The second phase election was held in 39 constituencies across 13 districts. According to EC data, the voter turnout was 74.76 percent at 7.30 pm. The polling ended at 6 pm. Congress alleged BJP behind the “disappearing” of an alliance party leader Rangja Khungur Basumatary. Congress demanded an investigation by Election Commission. Meanwhile, AIUDF president Badruddin Ajmal cast his vote in Assam. Watch the full video for more details.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 05:01Published
At a distance of 47 kilometers from Bankura town of West Bengal, 66-year-old Bhanupada Nandi is the only tant weaver left to continue this tradition in Bonkata village where he resides with his family. Nandi, who has three tants (handlooms), left weaving saree because of advancing age. However, he weaves 'gamcha' (local handloom towel) on a daily basis to support the family and continue with the art form. He earns Rs 1600 for 100 pieces of Gamcha that he submits to the dealer every two months. It takes a minimum of two hours to weave two pieces of Gamcha. None of his sons wants to learn this tradition due to extremely low income. A little ahead of Bonkata, another village named Nobanda had all the families in weaving leave this trade five years ago. Today, not a single-family is found associated with 'tant' and the wooden machines in every household are lying dismantled while being covered in dust and cobwebs. Weavers of past years said that they were forced to leave Tant only because of tremendously low income Bowing down to poverty, villagers have shifted to other trades like daily labour, farming, etc.
The central government has to supply 700 metric tonnes of medical oxygen to Delhi every day till further orders, the Supreme Court said this morning. DMK chief MK Stalin was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, along with 33 members of his cabinet. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday with four urgent issues to address. All this and more news at 2 PM.
#RahulGandhi #Modi #MKStalin
AIUDG chief Badruddin Ajmal has triggered controversy for allegedly throwing a 'gamosa'. Referring to this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his rally in Kokrajhar said that everyone who loves Assam is hurt and angry after seeing those pictures as the hard work of the women of Assam 'Gamosa' was insulted publicly. PM Modi said, "Congress leaders say that the 'lock and key' (AIUDF symbol) people are the identity of Assam. Understand the lies and conspiracy of Congress. It has surrendered before such people to come back to power. Not only Congress but the entire Mahajot will be punished for this insult."
For the ongoing elections in Assam, Congress had offered 5 guarantees in their manifesto. Tearing their guarantees apart and calling it 'display of mental bankruptcy', JP Nadda asked that how limited..
Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda termed Congress leaders specially Rahul Gandhi and Priyanaka Gandhi Vadra as political tourists. He said that Congress' leaders come for photo sessions during..