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Ex Meghalaya BJP leader dare Nalin Kohli on beef ban



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New Delhi, June 8, 2017: Former Meghalaya BJP leader Bernard Marak, who resigned from the party as West Garo Hills president on Wednesday challenged general secretary Nalin Kohli to an open debate on the issue of “beef ban”.

“I make an open challenge to him to come down to Garo Hills and debate me on the stand of BJP on the beef ban. Let’s see how dynamic and comfortable he is to debate me in front of Garo Hills crowd”, Marak said in a statement.

Marak said that Kohli justifies that the notification on cruelty to animal act has no mention of the beef ban, which is absurd because a cow becomes beef only after slaughter, which is specifically banned in the notification.

Hitting out at Kohli for making an attempt to fool the tribals with his fabricated statements. He said that Garos are not fools and we are not cowards. I challenge Nalin Kohli to give me a date for the debate and prepared to face a simple man like me, who he thought didn’t have a chance in winning the election. He has only seen my sincerity towards the party not my aggressiveness for my people’s interest. I can take him down and hundreds like him on laws that prevail here.”

The two leaders of BJP Meghalaya, Bernard Marak and Bachu Marak resigned from the party over the new cattle trade and slaughter rules. The Bharatiya Janata Party welcomed the resignation of two of its leaders as a mark of supporting the Centre’s notification on Cattle slaughter.

Read More: So, it’s a new ‘Chaal Charitra & Chehra’ of BJP on Beef

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Govt ‘Invented’ story on Data theft to divert attention from death of 39 Indians in Mosul: Rahul Gandhi



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New Delhi, March 22: Launching a scathing attack, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government invented a story on “data theft” to divert public attention from the death of 39 Indians in Mosul. 

Taking to Twitter, Gandhi stated as the Centre caught lying over the death of thirty-nine Indians so they created a story on Congress and Data Theft.

As a result, all the attention diverted to data theft.

The AICC chief asserted problems and solutions in a tweet.

Problem: 39 Indians dead; Govt on the mat, caught lying.

Solution: Invent story on Congress & Data Theft.

Result: Media networks bite bait; 39 Indians vanish from radar.

Problem solved.


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Election Commission allows Mukhtar Ansari to vote in Rajya Sabha polls



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Lucknow, March 22: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday allowed jailed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mukhtar Ansari to cast vote in the upcoming Rajya Sabha (RS) elections.

BSP national general secretary, Rajya Sabha member and renowned Supreme Court advocate, Satish Chand Mishra had filed a plea in the Allahabad High Court for the release of two Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs), Mukhtar Ansari of the BSP and Hariom Yadav of the Samajwadi Party (SP), so that they could participate in March 23 elections.

Ansari is the prime accused in the killing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Krishnanand Rai, among other crimes, and has pleaded not guilty.

In September 2017, He was acquitted in connection with contractor Manna Singh’s murder case.

There will be 59 vacancies in the Rajya Sabha in April.

The tenure of three nominated members – actor Rekha, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and social worker Anu Aga – will also be ending then.


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TDP calls for statewide protest




Amaravati, March 22: The Telugu Desam Party to stage a statewide peaceful protest in the support of party MPs’ agitation in the Parliament on Thursday. 

Calling for the agitation, TDP Andhra Pradesh unit president K . Kala Venkatrao in a teleconference with MPs, MLAs, MLCs, in-charges and other party leaders told them to sit on demonstration and protest meetings in major junctions of all constituencies , ANI reported.

Venkatrao also urged them that the agitation must be peaceful and should not cause any trouble to the common man.

Meanwhile, the mass organisations affiliated to left parties on Thursday also called for highway blockade, which all parties except the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) backed.

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu also announced support to the blockade and cited state interests as the reason .

Venkatrao stated the YSRCP may cause destruction and violence during the protest, so the TDP should not join protests along with them but hold public agitation separately.

On the other hand, Naidu in a teleconference with MPs asserted the BJP had been suspecting the TDP for quite some time now and not believing the TDP chief’s statement about his interest in national politics.

“They do not believe even after I clarified that I don’t have any interest in national politics . For the same, though there was no need, the ruling party at Centre took the support of YSRCP during the presidential polls”.

After the Andhra ruling party’s withdrew from the NDA, Wednesday’s assembly session witnessed  a confrontation between the TDP and BJP on ranges of issues.


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