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Why step-motherly treatment to farmers? Rahul asks Modi

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New Delhi, Dec 7: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “step-motherly treatment to farmers” saying that he has not waived off farm loans and not given proper market price for their produce.

This was Gandhi’s ninth question as part of a strategy wherein the Congress Vice President would put up one question daily to Modi ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls.

In a tweet, the Congress leader said: “Neither have you waived off farm loans, nor have you given the proper price of the crops. Farmers didn’t get the crop insurance amount and nor you arranged the tubewells for water.

“The ‘Gabbar Singh’ (Goods and Services Tax reference) whammy on farming. By snatching their lands you made the farmers workless. PM saheb please tell why step motherly treatment with farmers?” the Congress leader asked.

Gandhi has been putting one question every day in a bid to take on the Vijay Rupani-led government in Gujarat, where polling will take place on Saturday and December 14.

He previously put out posers on unemployment among youths, malnutrition in children, education, women safety, “undue benefit” to power selling companies, state debt and the Prime Minister’s flagship ‘Housing for All’ scheme.

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Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish, says Bihar turned into ‘monster raj’

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New Delhi, Aug 21: Reports of a woman being paraded naked in a Bihar town prompted Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday to allege the state has been transformed into a ‘jungle and monster raj’.

A mob attacked, stripped and paraded a woman naked in a locality in Bhojpur district on Monday suspecting her for murdering a man. A video of the incident went viral on social media. The mob also torched a few shops.

Read More: Woman stripped, beaten by mob on murder suspicion in Bihar

The clip also showed people making video clips of the incident instead of helping the victim.

Yadav tweeted: “What is happening in my Bihar? Today a woman has been beaten up and paraded naked on the road. You (referring to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Modi) have transformed Bihar into jungle and monster raj.”

Yadav said he was numb to see the “heart-wrenching video clip” of the women.

Presently, the woman is under police custody and undergoing medical examinations.

However, she denied her involvement in the murder.

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Hyderabad: BJP MLA Raja Singh under preventive custody

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Hyderabad, Aug 21: BJP MLA Raja Singh has been taken into preventive custody from his residence by the Hyderabad Police on Tuesday.

The Lawmaker was planning to protest in front of Police Commissioner’s office seeking the release of ‘gau rakshaks’ from police custody.

 

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BJP ministers spar over Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes

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New Delhi, Aug 21: Uttarakhand Tourism minister Satpal Maharaj and urban development minister Madan Kaushik fought over choosing a venue to keep former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes before the immersion in Harki Pauri.

Maharaj had recommended his Prem Nagar ashram as the venue, while Kaushik insisted that the ashes should be kept at Gayatri Teerth Shantikunj.

Shantikunj head Dr Pranav Pandya is considered as a close aide of Kaushik and Chief minister TS Rawat on Saturday announced it as the venue.

Citing BJP insiders, Hindustan Times reported that the Maharaj faction conveyed its displeasure to party Uttarakhand in-charge Shyam Jaju and the CMO.

Following this, at midnight, the information department issued a press release, stating City Sports Stadium will be the venue, where Vajpayee’s ashes will be kept.

“The change of venue at the last moment was not apt, when several functions, be it religious, spiritual, social or political, are held at Prem Nagar ashram,” Maharaj asserted.

“Kaushik arrived last evening at my ashram. We both held talks but I can’t divulge more as other senior party leaders were also there,” he added.

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