Vajpayee was sworn in as the prime minister but he could not prove the majority in the floor of the house and had to resign after 13 days on the top chair.
Vajpayee’s health continues to be critical and he was put on advanced life support at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for the second day today.
Rahul Gandhi predicted that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would not even get 230 Lok Sabha seats and hence there was no question of Modi becoming Prime Minister again.
Rahul, on his first visit to Karnataka after his elevation as Congress chief, targeted Modi on several issues, including recent incidents of rape of girls in BJP-ruled states, farm loan waiver and GST.
After the resignation of Ramesh Chaudhary, his rival Baburao Chaurya has been appointed as unit president
Accusing the saffron party of being “anti-Bengali”, Mamata Banerjee said the 40 lakh people omitted from the draft list were “very much Indians”. She said that even she would not be able to produce the birth certificate of her parents if the government asks for it.
Singh accused Kashmir-based rulers of discriminating with the Jammu region over the past seven decades and said his recently launched outfit called ‘Dogra Svabhiman Sangathan’ would fight to restore the pride of Dogra community.
Though people sleeping nearby alerted Bhuvaneshwaran, BJP’s Ganapati area secretary, on noticing smoke emanating from the shop, the fire got extinguished on its own by the time police arrived at the scene.
The BJP spokesperson said, besides their own liabilities, politicians have to show liabilities of their spouse and dependent or minor children.
Rahul Gandhi’s latest salvo came days after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an “anti-Dalit” mindset.
BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja said, “Nehru was not a Pandit. One who ate beef and pork, cannot be a Pandit.”
Amit Shah in Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah addressed the Yuva Swabhiman Samavesh rally in Kolkata this afternoon.
Attacking Gandhi, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the government till last moment tried to ensure the passage of the bill, but Congress stalled its passage.
Thakur, who passed away in 1988, is considered one of the leading architects of the political mobilisation of extremely backward classes (EBCs) in Bihar.
The BJP leader also reiterated his party’s stand that they won’t allow any infiltrators to stay in this country.