Tag: Congress

“1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Could Have Been Avoided”: Dr Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has said that the ‘1984 riots could have been avoided if the then government would have listened to Inder Kumar Gujral’s advice. While speaking at an event to mark 100th birth anniversary of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral he said, “When the sad event of 1984 took place, Gujral ji on that very … Continued

Requested Congress To Raise My Issues As I Could Not Speak Against My Party: BJP Veteran Sumitra Mahajan

Former Lok Sabha speaker and BJP veteran Sumitra Mahajan confessed that she used to request her Congress counterparts to raise issues related to her constituency when the then Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP government was in power in the state.  Mahajan added that she dared not argue or counter Chouhan as … Continued

Sonia Gandhi Requests Congress CMs To Provide Rs 6000 To Pregnant And Lactating Mothers

Congress party veteran Sonia Gandhi asked the Chief Ministers belonging to her party to ensure every marginalised pregnant woman and lactating mother is paid at least Rs 6000 for expenses, to curb malnutrition that is rampant in pregnant and lactating mothers in India. She wrote a letter to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Rajasthan Chief … Continued

28 Deaths So Far In Assam Detention Camps: Minister To Rajya Sabha

Twenty-eight people have died in Assam’s detention camps where suspected immigrants are confined. However, this was not due to any pressure or apprehension, Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai told the Rajya Sabha on November 27, Wednesday. The government data revealed that 988 “foreigners” were kept in six detention centres located across the state. … Continued

‘Some People Can’t Accept Transparency’: PM Modi Hits Out At Electoral Bond Critiques

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 26, Tuesday, slammed the Opposition for not supporting the electoral bonds scheme. He said, “Some people have problems with anything that is done to ensure transparency. Nowadays, electoral bonds are the favourite topic for such individuals,” reported. PM Modi’s remark has come in the backdrop of electoral bond controversy, … Continued

BJP Bites Dust In Maharashtra Amid Power Tussle, Coup, Crumbling Alliance

Devendra Fadnavis resigned as the Maharashtra chief minister hours after NCP’s Ajit Pawar withdrew his support to the BJP. Pawar stepped down as the deputy chief minister saying it is difficult to be in alliance with the BJP. The development comes after the Supreme Court’s order asking Fadnavis to prove his majority on November 27. … Continued

Power Tussle, Coup, Crumbling Alliance, MLAs In Resort: All You Need To Know About Maharashtra Politics

The Supreme Court on Monday asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to present Maharastra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s letter recommending the revocation of the President’s rule before the court. The SC on Monday reserved its order till 10:30 am on Tuesday while hearing a plea filed by Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party- Congress challenging Governor’s decision to swear in … Continued

No Electricity In More Than 67,000 Schools In MP, Officials Fly To South Korea To Understand Better Education

Nearly 67,902 schools in Madhya Pradesh are running without electricity and basic amenities needed by the children, of which 855 schools are in the state capital, Bhopal alone. About 2,620 schools are running in a similar fashion in Chhindwara district which is the home of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.  Anoop Singh, a teacher at a primary … Continued

BJP Received Over Rs 700 Crore in 2018-19, Rs 356 Crore Came From Tata Trust Alone

The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) raised over Rs 700 crore in 2018-2019, in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections. Out of this, Rs 356 crore were contributed by Tata Group-backed Progressive Electoral Trust. The revelations came to light after the Election Commission of India(ECI) on Monday, November 11, published the annual contribution reports by the … Continued

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