Hardik Patel said that his friends in BJP had warned him about such a video in the making. “You can defame me, it makes no difference, but this is insulting women of Gujarat,” he said.
Opposition Congress, which had earlier called Ravi Shankar an agent of the BJP-led government in the Ayodhya dispute, sought to know the government’s stand on it.
Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat live updates: The Congress vice-president is scheduled to address meetings in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s native district, Mehsana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent “courtesy” visit to DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi and the I-T raids on the properties of AIADMK leaders have political significance.
The Chitrakoot bypoll, which was necessitated following the death of Congress MLA Prem Singh, saw around 65 per cent voting on November 9.
The BJP has launched a multi-pronged campaign that includes yatras criss-crossing the state, door-to-door canvassing involving Union ministers, as well as a blitz on social and traditional media. In all these campaigns, PM Modi is the poster boy.
The Karadiya Rajputs have come together following filing of criminal cases against one of their leaders from Budhel village, Dansang Mori. The community alleges that the cases have been lodged at the instance of Vaghani.
Criticising the Modi government over its demonetisation move and also raising the issue of corruption, Rahul Gandhi said: “When the people were queuing up outside banks, the thieves of India were collecting their black money behind the scenes.”
Releasing the BJP’s Sankalp Patra on Sunday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said BJP-ruled urban local bodies will be needed for swift and effective execution of the schemes of the Centre and the state government at the ground level.
BJP president Sat Sharma was reacting to a statement by the Opposition National Conference president and former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, which said PoK belongs to Pakistan and “that won’t change” even if India and Pakistan kept fighting wars.
Never before in Indian political discourse has Jawaharlal Nehru — and his idea — been so pilloried or celebrated depending on which side of the faultline you are on. On his 128th birth anniversary, Indian Express captures the debate around the man and his legacy.
BJP state president Mahendra Nath Pandey in Gorakhour claimed all the commitments made will be fulfiled within two years.
Birht anniversary celebrations of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan by the Congress government in Karnataka passed off without any major incident on Friday.
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea seeking minority status for Hindus in seven states and one Union Territory.
The incident took place on Tuesday when Pravin Kahar, the BJP councillor from municipal ward no. 20 Nanpura-Ahwa, allegedly barged into the woman’s flat in Rander area with his three nephews suspecting an affair between his son-in-law Jayesh Tailor and the woman.