The CWC meeting Saturday takes place amid a clear divergence of views between young leaders and the party’s old guard. And perhaps for the first time since Rahul resigned, Sonia Gandhi’s opinion was sought Friday by the senior leadership.
In the letter, eight leaders stated that the city unit will be in a “colossal mess” if Deora’s resignation is accepted. they added that party workers have full faith in Deora and that he should continue to head the unit.
Karnataka Bangalore Lok Sabha Results 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP has won with huge margins across the state, with Union Minister Ananthkumar Hegde winning with a margin of more than four lakh votes. Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South has won with a margin of more than three lakh votes. This is the real nature of the victory of the BJP. Huge and it has swept away all opponents.
BJP has secured 25 out of 28 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections while coalition partners Congress and JD(S) struggled by winning only one seat each. Sumalatha Ambareesh, the lone independent candidate, who won from Mandya, is also backed by the BJP.
Speaking to reporters in Kalaburagi, Kharge said Modi lacked political and practical knowledge. "He did not get sanskar at home as he had fled home at a young age. Where will he get it? People should have control over their tongue when speaking," the Congress leader said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s boast at some of his rallies that his government has given the country “low-cost smartphones and the cheapest data costs in the world” is clearly no jumla on this bus ride.
Saying the chemistry between the Congress and the NCP in the state was excellent, Mallikarjun Kharge alleged that Modi’s rally in Mumbai (on Friday) was planned out of fear caused by the surge of the Congress-led alliance.
Signalling possible political instability in the state after the Lok Sabha poll results, the former Chief Minister said differences between Congress and JD(S) wouldincrease after the results are out on May 23.
To find out how elections touch daily life, The Indian Express veers off the campaign trail to spend a week in Buddha Nagar, a slum in Gulbarga, one of Karnataka’s poorest districts, a traditional Congress bastion and backyard of Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. The excitement in this Dalit colony is reserved for a bigger festival here, Ambedkar Jayanti. A time to dress up, be seen, and be heard — loud and clear.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the ruling NDA Government, Former Railway Minister and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said, “Let us see what the government is going to give, whether the people are going to get the bullet trains or not.” He added, “In the President’s speech, they said high-speed trains from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. So, what is the exact budget provision for that and whether the bullet train is going to help the poor people and is it affordable to the passengers we will see to that.”
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said the decision to impose President rule in Arunachal Pradesh is a "murder" of democracy. Kharge added that it is a conspiracy of the BJP and Arunachal Pradesh Governor to divide and topple the Congress party from the state.Whereas, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli refuted the Congress' allegation and said the decision has been taken keeping in mind the requirement of the state.