A video has gone viral since the incident on May 21 evening, showing an injured Qasim telling a local reporter that he was shot at after a local youth Rajiv Yadav, who was in an inebriated state, asked his name.
The simmering discontent in RJD has come to the fore following its rout in Lok Sabha elections with a senior party legislator Maheshwar Prasad Yadav Monday asking Tejashwi Yadav to resign from the post of Leader of Opposition taking moral responsibility of the drubbing. Alleging that parivarwad (family politics) has cost the party most, Yadav, […]
"You cannot start doing at the grassroot level. Once you start from the top, it gives confidence to the people that yes, Congress party has now, (it is) taking stock of things and the working committee's resolution is going to be implemented," he said.
"Congress expects everyone, including the media, to respect the sanctity of a closed-door meeting of the CWC. Various conjectures, speculations, insinuations, assumptions, gossip and rumour mongering in a section of the media is uncalled for and unwarranted," Surjewala said.
Lalu apparently could not digest that his party drew a blank in its stronghold Bihar and also in the neighbouring Jharkhand. This is the first instance after its inception in 1997, that the RJD could not win a parliamentary seat in Bihar.
In a major initiative last November, both India and Pakistan agreed to set up the Kartarpur corridor to link the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib -- the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev -- to Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.