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?”
Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on third day of her boat campaign garlanded the idol of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. Soon after she left, BJP workers washed the idol with Gangajal.
While interacting with students in Imphal, Rahul Gandhi said, “We still have not had access to Prime Minister Modi’s University degree. Nobody actually knows whether the Prime Minister went to a university or not”.
Speaking on the arrest of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi in London, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad slammed the ruling BJP party claiming that Nirav Modi is being brought back ahead of the elections and they will send him back after elections.
On the occasion of Holi, the litigants of the disputed Ram Mandir and Babri Masjid celebrated the festival of colours together in Ayodhya. During the occasion, Hindus and Muslims could be seen putting colors on each other.
The ED said that Nirav Modi has been arrested in London, and would be produced in Westminster Court later. On Monday, a London court issued an arrest warrant against Nirav Modi, who is wanted in India for an alleged loan default case.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel today celebrated ‘Holika Dahan’ in Amritsar. The jawans celebrated the occasion by burning the Holika and dancing around it. The entire country is in festive mood as people gear up to play the festival of colors.