Alpesh Thakor, who has emerged as the OBC face in Gujarat, said it was time to throw out the BJP and pointed out unemployment, illicit liquor, education and heath as problem areas
Tamil Nadu BJP leaders, including state chief Tamilisai Soundararajan and national secretary H Raja, have strongly opposed references to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the just-released Tamil movie and claimed dialogues in it were “highly inappropriate”.
Irani attached with her tweet a news report, “Bots behind rise in Rahul Gandhi’s twitter popularity?”, which said that a glance at the twitter handles retweeting Gandhi’s tweets does throw up some questions.
“Mr. Modi, Cinema is a deep expression of Tamil culture and language. Don’t try to demon-etise Tamil pride by interfering in Mersal,” Gandhi tweeted.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs chaired by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was briefed on the topic ‘Sino-India relations with a focus on the Dokalam situation’.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday condemned the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana, saying violence is unacceptable.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted about a news report entitled “Jay Amit Shah Attempts to Gag ‘The Wire’, the news portal which had carried a report on a firm linked to the Amit Shah’s son seeing a huge jump in turnover after the BJP came to power in 2014.
“The news reports showed proofs to establish that arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, who was also involved in money laundering, bought air tickets for Vadra. Why an arms dealer bought tickets for Vadra?” said CN Vijay Rupani at a press conference.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhandra Singh, who replaced state party chief Sukhwinder Sukhu as campaign committee chief on Monday, recently visited the area to attend a religious congregation.
Gujarat election campaign: Between Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s last visit and this one, the BJP at least seems to be taking Rahul Gandhi more seriously.
The resolution was passed at a meeting of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) and All India Congress Committee (AICC) delegates led by state Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki.
“Rahul Gandhi’s grandmother Indira Gandhi and father Rajiv Gandhi gave their lives for the cause of the nation…. No other family in the country has made so much sacrifice,” said Gujarat Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki.
Rahul Gandhi’s sarcasm comes in the wake of opposition’s allegation that Gujarat poll dates were not announced so that a host of sops could be announced for the people in the state.
“Some people who come to Gujarat like migratory birds… will be sent back to their place by the people of Gujarat after the elections in December,” Vaghani said, while addressing a press conference on the Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan.
Addressing a public gathering in Bharuch on the last day of the BJP’s Gujarat Gaurav Yatra, Chouhan said “mafia raj” prevailed during Congress rule in Gujarat, but under subsequent BJP governments the state witnessed long-lasting peace.