New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT wing in-charge Amit Malviya on Saturday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and alleged that Rahul was deliberately attempting to rip his colleague’s shirt. Amit Malviya shared a picture on his official Twitter handle, saying, "After Priyanka Vadra’s twist a hand moment, here is another one. Rahul Gandhi tearing his colleague Deepender Hooda’s shirt so that it made for a good protest picture and Delhi police could be blamed for high handedness. The Gandhi siblings are strong votary of tamasha politics." After Priyanka Vadra’s twist a hand moment, here is another one. Rahul Gandhi tearing his colleague Deepender Hooda’s shirt so that it made for a good protest picture and Delhi police could be blamed for high handedness. pic.twitter.com/92WNahcXpJ — Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) August 6, 2022 On Friday, the Congress party held a nationwide protest against the central government on the issue of inflation and unemployment. … [Read more...] about BJP Claims Rahul Gandhi Tore Deepender Hooda’s Shirt For A ‘Good Protest Picture’
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Former Union minister Ram Chandra Pratap Singh, who had quit the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) to join Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United 12 years ago, on Saturday announced his resignation from the party which he had headed a year-and-a-half ago. IMAGE: RCP Singh. Singh made the announcement at a press conference he convened at his ancestral village in Nalanda district, hours after a letter served on him by the party leadership seeking an explanation about allegations of corruption got circulated in the media. "I cannot take it anymore though I am yet to receive the letter," claimed Singh, who appeared well aware of the contents of the communication issued by JD-U) state president Umesh Singh Kushwaha, citing complaints of unidentified party workers that the bureaucrat-turned-politician had amassed "huge property" from 2013 onwards. "I have had a good career in the IAS as well as in politics. Nobody has ever been able to raise a finger … [Read more...] about RCP Singh quits JD-U amid rift with Nitish Kumar
The notice to the Indian Women’s Press Corps to vacate its premises by July-end is yet another indicator of the media’s dispensability in Modi’s New India. The closure of the IWPC at 5 Windsor Place on Ashoka Road, a 27-year old institution, would mean one less forum where journalists can engage with people in public life. It would also be a major blow for many young women scribes who require a central place to operate from since their offices have mostly relocated to the faraway National Capital Region. Nearly two decades ago, when the IWPC premises’ lease renewal seemed in jeopardy, Parliament passed a resolution backed by all parties, including the BJP , expressing solidarity with the institution and requesting that the IWPC be allowed to retain the premises as it had an important role in our democracy. Whether this time the IWPC gets its lease extended or is foisted with a new administration on the lines followed in the takeover of the Delhi Gymkhana, or is simply evicted, … [Read more...] about Who needs media in New India?
Narendra Modi on Saturday met Jagdeep Dhankhar to congratulate him soon after he was announced the winner in the Vice-Presidential election in which he was pitted against Opposition-backed Margaret Alva . "Congratulations to Jagdeep Dhankhar on being elected Vice-President with resounding support across party lines. I am confident he will be an outstanding Vice-President. Our nation will gain tremendously from his intellect and wisdom," the Prime Minister said in a tweet. "I thank all those MPs who have voted for Jagdeep Dhankhar. At a time when India marks Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, we are proud to be having a Kisan Putra Vice President who has excellent legal knowledge and intellectual prowess," he tweeted. Jagdeep Dhankhar served as West Bengal Governor from 30 July 2019 to 18 July 2022. I thank all those MPs who have voted for Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar Ji. At a time when India marks Azadi Ka Amrit Mahots… https://t.co/yUs6vN9jtv — Narendra Modi … [Read more...] about President Murmu, PM Modi congratulate Jagdeep Dhankhar on being elected Vice President
Synopsis JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh, however, asserted "all is well" between his party and the BJP, dismissing speculation of rift that followed a number of recent developments, including the chief minister's decision to skip a NITI Aayog meeting chaired by the prime minister, reportedly citing post-COVID debility. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar 's JD(U) on Sunday made it clear that it will not join the Union council of ministers, where it has been left with no representation after the resignation of RCP Singh. Addressing a press conference here, JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan also said that the exit of RCP Singh from the party was along expected lines since "his body was here but his soul was elsewhere". "We stick to our stand of 2019 when, after the Lok Sabha polls, we had decided not to join the government at the Centre," the JD(U) president said. He, however, asserted "all is well" between his party and the BJP , … [Read more...] about JD(U) not to join Union council of ministers again: Party natn’l president