Nitish Kumar Has Made Many Attempts to Ally With RJD: Tejashwi Yadav
RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav, on his father’s claims in his book, saying that Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wanted to ally with RJD, said that the current CM has made many attempts to join hands with the RJD.
“I say this with full responsibility, Nitish Kumar made many attempts to get back and ally with us, he tried many different approaches, that also within 6 months of returning to NDA,” said former CM Of Bihar.
PM Modi Using IT Dept, CBI to Win Elections: Mallikarjun Kharge
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, on Friday 5 April addressed the Karnataka chief minister’s complaints of harassment by the IT department. Kharge said that this is an ongoing practice.
Modi ji is using ED, I-T & CBI. He is doing everything he can do to demoralise the Opposition & to win elections, because he has lost hope of winning.
Oppn’s Agenda Is to Remove Me from Power, Promote Dynastic Politics: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the Opposition parties today alleging their only agenda was to dislodge him from power and promote dynastic politics.
Addressing a rally in Saharanpur, he targeted the Congress accusing it of being against the welfare of the backward classes and termed its poll manifesto a “dhakosla patra (sham document)”.
“The Opposition’s only agenda is ‘Modi Hatao’ (remove Modi). Their only intention is to promote ‘vansvaad’ (dynastic politics),” he said.
At the election rally in western Uttar Pradesh which goes to polls in the first phase on 11 April, the prime minister also accused RLD chief Ajit Singh of forgetting the atrocities against people and not “raising his voice for self-interest”.
PM Took Credit for Air Strike, Can He Even Hold a Rifle: Rahul
Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of hogging credit for the Balakot air strike, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today dared him to hold a rifle “for just five minutes” or travel alone in a bus in Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing a poll rally, Gandhi said the only thing “chowkidar” Modi did was to ensure “his boss” industrialist Anil Ambani got the Rafale fighter jet contract.
The Congress believes in uniting people while the BJP divides people, he said.
Yogi Adityanath Does Not Know Anything: Akhilesh Yadav
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today mocked Yogi Adityanath for his “Muslim League is a virus” remark, wondering whether the Uttar Pradesh chief minister has been affected by one and said the firebrand Hindutva leader “does not know anything”.
“He talks of virus. He doesn’t know anything. He only knows how to betray people,” Yadav told reporters when asked about the remark.
In a tweet this morning, Adityanath said “Muslim League is a virus” and the principal opposition party, the Congress, has been affected by it.
Modi Threw out His Guru Advani, Is This Hinduism, Asks Rahul Gandhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of humiliating BJP veteran L K Advani, saying disrespecting one’s guru is not Hindu culture.
Gandhi’s swipe at Modi over the treatment meted out to Advani follows the BJP patriarch’s blog published yesterday where he said the BJP never considered its political adversaries as anti-national.
“BJP talks of Hinduism. In Hinduism, guru is supreme. It talks of guru-shishya tradition. Who is Modi’s guru? Advani. Modi just kicked Advani out (`Joota marke stage se utara’),” Gandhi said.
‘Beti Bachao’ Scheme a Failure, Kanyashree Won UN Award: Mamata
Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today said the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a flop whereas the Kanyashree scheme for girls introduced by her in West Bengal has won a UN award.
The West Bengal chief minister said the state government has won the United Nations Public Service Award for its Kanyashree programme, which was introduced in 2012 to aid the girl child in education and her wellbeing.
“Modi’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ has not been able to provide any real help to the girl child and is a flop,” she said at a rally in Naxalbari which falls in the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency.
Cong Suffering from ‘Muslim League Virus’: Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today dubbed the “Muslim League” a “virus” and claimed the Congress was affected by it, prompting the Opposition party to retort that it was he who was a “virus” that would be “eradicated” in the election.
The tit-for-tat verbal duel was sparked with a tweet from Adityanath a day after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from Wayanad in Kerala.
“Muslim League is a virus. If someone is affected by this virus, he cannot survive and today main Opposition party Congress is affected by it. Think, if they win what will happen? This virus will spread in the entire nation,” Adityanath said on Twitter.
Democracy, Constitution Under Threat in BJP Rule: Gehlot
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said the country’s Constitution and democracy were under threat in BJP’s rule.
Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, Gehlot said the duo ruled the country for five years and people do not even know the names of most of the union ministers.
“The Constitution and democracy is under threat and this is my duty to tell you this. BJP leaders talked about Congress-free India and those who criticise them are considered as anti-national,” Gehlot said at a public meeting in Pali.
“This is the situation prevailing in the country today. It is alarming and you should know this,” he added.