Former CWC member Anil Shastri, son of late ex-Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, tweeted that if the Congress has to survive it has to have a president at the earliest, and that there is no better person to lead the party than Priyanka.
Shortly after taking charge, Patil, speaking to the media, said, “Congress-mukt Maharashtra is our main agenda. We will make all efforts including getting into the organisation meritorious Congress leaders.”
On Tuesday, during alliance talks held between the Congress and NCP, leaders from both sides had accepted that reaching out to regional and smaller political outfits who are opposed to the BJP and the Shiv Sena was essential to avoid a split of anti-ruling establishment vote.
The civic body has stopped all activity after the High Court struck down environment clearances granted to the project. Following this, the BMC has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the HC order.
On Wednesday, at the Standing Committee meeting, corporators from all parties demanded action against civic officials in connection to the Dongri collapse, alleging that the structure was illegal and officials had failed take action.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Mahtab cited an Oxfam report — published a decade ago — which stated that women undertook 80 per cent of farm work in India though only 13 per cent of the land was owned by them.
In his complaint to the city police, Imtiyaz Sabbir Miyan, a resident of Wadi locality of Vadodara, said that he was picked up by the police on July 13 and tortured in custody to make him confess to a theft.
According to Makwana, a daily wage labourer from Paldi village in Una, he went to Una police station on July 14 to get a copy of the accident report in which his elder brother Dilip Makwana (42) was involved.