Connect with us

Politics

Chidambaram calls BJP govt “the Best Event Manager”

Published

on

Congress-wefornews-min

New Delhi, Jan 11, 2017: Congress leader P Chidambaram calls the BJP government the “best event manager known to Indian history.”

“But, every event lasts for some time only,” he says.

He added that the people are more concerned about out jawans instead of the BJP government’s initiatives.

Speaking at the Jan Vedna Sammelan, Chidambaram stresses on an individual’s “choice” to use cash or card for transactions and that the PM Modi has no right to pressure any society to go cashless.

While questioning the involvement of other party leaders and RBI officials in the demonetisation call, he says that the available records have no mention of any cabinet meeting regarding the same.

Where is it? There is no record of a cabinet meeting on 8 November. Ministers were kept prisoners till the PM announced the demonetisation decision.

Hitting out at Bhartiya Janata Party’s claims on India’s economic growth via GDP, Chidambaram says that apart from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, “no one in the world says the GDP will not be hit.”

Read More: Rahul Gandhi: Achche Din will come when Congress returns in 2019

Wefornews Bureau

Politics

Speaker accepts YSR Congress MPs’ resignations

The MPs had submitted their resignations on April 6 — the last day of budget session — to protest against the refusal of the Central government to accord Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh.

Published

on

Andhra Pradesh special status

New Delhi/Vijayawda, June 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday accepted resignations of five Lok Sabha MPs of the YSR Congress party.

The MPs had submitted their resignations on April 6 — the last day of budget session — to protest against the refusal of the Central government to accord Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh.

According to a bulletin from Lok Sabha, the speaker has accepted the resignations of the MPs with effect from June 20.

The speaker’s move came two weeks after YSR Congress Parliamentary Party leader Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy and others met her to convey that they stand by their resignations and urged her to accept the same immediately.

The other MPs are Y.V. Subba Reddy, Vara Prasadarao Velagapalli, Midhun Reddy and Y.S. Avinash Reddy.

As the Speaker on May 29 had requested the MPs to reconsider their resignations, they met her in the national capital on June 6 to submit fresh letters, urging her to accept their resignations.

Continue Reading

Politics

BJP Minister threatens police superintendent, Says you were appointed due to ‘Casteism’

Published

on

Pratapgarh, June 21: Rajasthan’s tribal affairs minister Nandlal Meena reportedly threatened the Superintendent of Police (SP) and asked him to work for the people of their caste.

In a gathering, Meena said “you have been posted here because of casteism, you have to support the people of your caste, or else we have other alternatives”, ABP news reported.

The Minister also allegedly made an alleged rape victim sit on the stage making her identity known. He has been witnessing widespread criticism for both the acts.

The whole incident is of Salamgarh district where a woman of the same tribe had alleged 5 upper caste men of raping her. The allegation was found baseless in police probe as rape was not confirmed in the medical test and the statements of the woman were also not convincing.

However, under political pressure, the police had to make arrest of two people and applied section 354, instead of 376, which had angered Meena and he threatened the SP, who was of the same caste as that of the victim and the minister.

WeForNews 

Continue Reading

Politics

Kamal Haasan meets Sonia Gandhi

Published

on

New Delhi, June 21: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, who has formed a new political party Makkal Needhi Maiam, on Thursday met United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi in the national capital 

Informed sources described the meeting that took place at the residence of Sonia Gandhi as a “courtesy call”.

Kamal Haasan had on Wednesday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed the situation in Tamil Nadu.

He had also met Election Commission officials and expressed confidence that the process of registration of his political party will be done in around a week’s time.

IANS

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Most Popular