At a press conference, Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera said it is not his party but Kejriwal who is feeling isolated and seeking support from everywhere as he is losing his credibility and vote base rapidly.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights had recently released its first-ever report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and demanded an international probe into it.
Asked about Pranab Mukherjee’s recent visit to RSS headquarters in Nagpur, Dikshit said his speech there was good “but no body in Congress is being able to understand why he had to go there. There is a big why?”
The NSUI said that the campaign has been planned to counter the “falsehood being spread against Congress by the BJP’’.
“We have decided to constitute a committee of three members each from the Congress and JDS. The committee will look at the manifestos of both parties and will draft a common minimum programme,” said former chief minister Siddaramaiah.
Earlier, BJP leader Pannalal Shakya had questioned cricketer Virat Kohli’s patriotism for marrying Anushka Sharma outside the country.
Interacting with the Muslim women, the minister stressed that the BJP government had made possible for them to go for Haj without a male companion.
Even though Congress had won 78 seats after the results were declared on May 15 following the state elections, its strength in the assembly was reduced to 77 after the death of its Jamkhandi MLA Siddu B Nyamagouda.
Jayanagar Assembly election results: Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy defeated BJP’s B N Prahlad.
In his latest campaign against the BJP, Rahul Gandhi is targeting the party for disrespecting its veteran leaders. In a social media post on Tuesday, Gandhi lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “humiliating” party stalwart L K Advani.
“It is important to stand up to fascist forces, communalism under the garb of aggressive nationalism, scripting false history, loss of scientific temper and constitutional principles should be kept intact. It is impossible to do that single-handedly,” Thipsay said.
Not wishing to react on Kumaraswamy’s statement that he was made Chief Minister on Congress’ insistence, Siddaramaiah said “I haven’t spoken to him, so I cannot react.”
“The councillor who would get the highest percentage of votes polled for MP Bittu from his/her ward will be sent on Dubai trip with family for three nights and four days,” announced Talwar.
Both Sena and BJP leaders have revealed the Shah-Thackeray pre-poll talks are inconclusive but positive.
“The public contact programme of the BJP is a farce. At all these so-called chaupals, the CM is only making speeches and asking questions that he wants to (address). The public are not getting a chance to speak about their problems,” state Congress president Raj Babbar claimed.