On Monday, Singh shocked the BJP with an unusually combative response to the PM’s accusation of the Congress conspiring with Pakistan. He strongly criticised Modi for the "falsehood and canards being spread to score political points" and sought nothing less than an apology from him.
Sources said the BJP-ruled states are unlikely to participate in the meeting because “there is a feeling that certain groups in the Committee were trying to create a block and to put the central government in a dock.”
“There is no communally charged situation in Rajasthan and my constituency has been very peaceful. We cannot blame the BJP or the Congress for it. Its an act of a perverted mind,” Hariom Singh Rathore, Rajsamand BJP MP said
PM Narendra Modi said: "We have to give them (Congress) a reply via the medium of election. In a democracy, the ballot box is the best way to teach them a good lesson and the best way to give them an answer."
The insulated truck, which collects the milk every morning and evening, is at the centre of life for villagers of Navli, where at least 350 families supply milk to the cooperative, linked to Amul. Anand votes on December 14
Goyal said he has given strict directions to all officials that no one, even if they receive a call from him, should give a green signal to a train stopped due to a traffic block for track renewal work.
From the Opposition side, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Kamal Nath, Karan Singh, Sharad Yadav, Jay Panda, Rajiv Shukla and Amar Singh visited and greeted the senior leader.
Responding to Manmohan Singh’s criticism of demonetisation, Arun Jaitley said the move was contradictory to the “loot that happened in the second generation spectrum scam, Commonwealth Games and allocation of coal blocks”.
Tamil Nadu: The visit came amid speculation that the ruling AIADMK, which is facing intense factionalism, could join the NDA. “But with AIADMK losing popularity and facing internal crisis, BJP does not want to close its options in Tamil Nadu,” said a BJP leader from the state.
The Ministry of Law and Justice, along with other ministries concerned have written to all state chief secretaries to ensure that the poor are not denied benefits of central government schemes, including foodgrains distributed through the PDS, according to a cabinet minister.