UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Mathura Hema Malini offered prayers at Banke Bihari Temple on Monday. The leaders visited the temple before Malini filed her nominations for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Deputy CM G Parameshwara said, “Tumkur was not given to JD(S) but the party high command decided to give it. We never expected that Devegowda ji will contest from Tumkur. Now, that he has decided to contest, naturally we will support him.”
Sandip Ssingh said, “I grew up hearing Javed Akhtar sir’s songs, I wanted to keep one of his songs in the movie; I spoke to T-series’ Bhushan Kumar, he agreed to it. I don't know if he was informed about it, it’s the music company’s job.”
Former PM and President of JD(S) HD Devegowda said that he had no intention of contesting Lok Sabha 2019 elections. The persuasion of several admirers not only from Karnataka, but from outside Karnataka also, made me contest the elections.
Shatrughan Sinha said, “I consider the things that are in favour of the country; I raise my voice for that. I always talk about farmers, youth, employment, GST, demonetisation etc. I have no fear to tell the truth publically.”
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut celebrated her 31st birthday on Saturday. Speaking to media, she said, “We are having a small dinner with friends on my birthday. For me birthdays are like just another day as I don’t take it in a special manner.”
Locals of Sisoli village in Meerut district held a mahapanchayat to protest against the selection of Rajendra Agrawal as BJP’s candidate for the Meerut constituency and threatened to press the NOTA button if the party doesn’t take back his candidacy.
Actors Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor came out as top winners at the 64th Filmfare Awards for their roles in ‘Raazi’ and ‘Sanju’, respectively. Ranbir won the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) whereas Alia won Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female).
Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti announced that she will contest election from Anantnag Parliamentray constituency. "Our party is the largest party in the state. I will be contesting from Anantnag parliamentary constituency,"
“Rahul Gandhi is an MP and he is earning his salary. If we look at his election affidavit in 2004, he had declared his property and he had total of Rs 55 lakh 38 thousand and 123 rupees, which increased to 2 crore in 2009 and to 9 crore in 2014.”
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday slammed the Congress party and said that Rahul Gandhi must apologise to the nation for his close aide Sam Pitroda’s ‘deplorable’ comment on the Balakot air strike by Indian Air Force (IAF).
After much speculation, ex-cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined the BJP Friday in the presence of several Union ministers. Gambhir, speaking to the media, said he joined the party because he was inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Congress leader Sam Pitroda clarified his remarks saying, “I just said as a citizen I am entitled to know what happened. I am not talking on behalf of party, just speaking as a citizen. I have right to know, what is wrong in it?”