“I think by not putting up a more credible candidate, the BJP is essentially saying ‘we give up the seat to Congress’ and obviously, that’s good news for us!” Tharoor said.
Fifteen party workers injured after police cane-charge them and use water cannons after their protest intensifies in Chandigarh
Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were executed on this day in 1931, a few hours ahead of schedule, after the trio was sentenced to death by the British in the Lahore conspiracy case.
Javadekar alleged that Congress chose to insult martyrs two days before their martyrdom day, a reference to the hanging of Rajguru, Sukhdev and Singh on March 23, 1931, by the British.
In another tweet, Rao said, “Why is Congress hell bent upon insulting great men who have sacrificed everything for the nation.”
Shashi Tharoor said, “Bhagat Singh was a young man in his 20s with Marxist beliefs who had great passion for motherland. Kanhaiya has same qualities in common.”
Addressing students at JNU’s administration block, Tharoor said, “We must be grateful for the government’s over-reaction… as it has forced us all to question the meaning of nationalism.”
Speaking on the “Anxiety of audience: The dilemma of Indian writing in English”, the novelist said that “moral policing” is increasing in society as governments have shown “lack of courage” in handling such elements.
Tharoor’s previous attempt to introduce a similar Bill in the Lok Sabha on December 18 was also voted out.
“Only Rs 30 per person has been collected as against the promise of Rs 15 lakh for each bank account holders.”
Shashi Tharoor was questioned by Delhi Police officials on Saturday for about five hours.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor asserted that in order to maintain India’s soft power, the larger idea of India needs to be sustained.
Sunanda Pushkar death: “Have been told that Medical Board’s advice in late Sunanda’s case has been received,” Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said in a tweet.
The purpose of my bill was to decriminalise sex between consenting adults of any gender or orientation.
BJP member Nishikant Dubey objected to the introduction of the bill, saying his opposition was not based on religion, vedas or puranas but on a Supreme Court judgment.