he nation is looking at the 4th generation of naamdar family of Congress. But this dynastic mindset has not been restricted to just one family. All those who have been close to this family have carried forward the flag of dynasty.
AAM has issued a statement against PM's comments made during the Ramlila Maidan rally earlier. Calling him out for engaging in "jumla-panthi", the AAP raises questions around several issues including land, police, unauthorised colonies and services. "....(the) PM cannot run away from Delhi by just delivering a JUMLA-filled speech for Delhites. He should have presented his report card of last 5 years for Delhi," the party says.
BJP 's Srinavasa Prasad has criticised PM Modi for taking a jibe at Rajiv Gandhi. "LTTE planned and assassinated Rajiv Gandhi. He did not die due to corruption allegations. Nobody believes that, even I don't believe it. I have lot of respect for Modi ji, but it was not necessary for him to speak against Rajiv Gandhi," he says and adds that even "tall" personalities like Atal Vajpayee have spoken many good things about Rajiv Gandhi.
BJP chief Amit Shah and former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan campaigns for party's candidate Pragya Singh Thakur, in Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh: BJP President Amit Shah and former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan campaign for party's candidate Pragya Singh Thakur, in Bhopal pic.twitter.com/B6MoHE2ir1— ANI (@ANI) May 8, 2019
During the Ramlila Maidan rally PM Modi once again hit out at former PM Rajiv Gandhi and says, "At the time when INS Virat was positioned for protection of maritime boundaries, it was sent to take Rajiv Gandhi and his family to an island for their holiday. Even his in-laws were onboard INS Virat. Is it not a compromise of national security?"
Modi Forgot About Jumlapanthi, Says AAP | Manish Sisodia in a tweet hits out at PM Modi for his "nakaampanthi" jibe at Aam Admi Party. "Modi ji, you missed out the fifth political tradition - jumlapanthi," he says and cites the BJP's promises of Rs 15 lakh and statehood for Delhi.
मोदी जी आप पाँचवी राजनीतिक परम्परा का ज़िक्र भूल गए - जुमलापंथी— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) May 8, 2019
पंद्रह लाख - जुमला निकला
पूर्ण राज्य - जुमला निकला
नोटबंदी आतंकवाद और कला धन रोकेगी - जुमला निकला
बीजेपी का असली नाम भारतीय जुमला पार्टी निकलेगा.
PM Narendra Modi: "Since independence we have seen four political "cultures". The first is Naampanti who are only namesake leaders, the second Vaampanti for who the foreign thought and work is vision, third Kaam and Damanpanti who live by hooliganism and the fourth is vikaspanti for who everyone's development is priority."
PM Modi Giives Report Card of Govt in Ramlila Rally | PM Modi gives a report card of their government. "In five years we didn't just improve the record of ease of business, but we also did a lot for ease of living. We made it easier for startups. In this way GST has strengthened the economy." he says at the rally where Nirmala Sitharaman and Manoj Tiwari are also present.
Ahead of his rally in Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, PM Modi tweeted urging everyone to watch. " Delhi has always given great love and affection to BJP. In a short while from now, will be addressing a rally at the historic Ramlila Maidan in Delhi. Do watch!" he tweeted.
Delhi has always given great love and affection to BJP. In a short while from now, will be addressing a rally at the historic Ramlila Maidan in Delhi. Do watch!— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 8, 2019
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam launched an attack on PM Modi today likening him to the "modern-day avatar of Aurangzeb". "The people of this constituency chose a person (PM Narendra Modi) who is actually the modern-day avatar of Aurangzeb. Because in Varanasi, in the name of corridors hundreds of temples have been demolished on the instruction of Prime Minister Modi," Nirupam claimed at a public meeting here in Varanasi.
Arvind Says He Will Support Rahul For PM If Cong Promises Full Statehood | In an interview with News18, Arvind Kejriwal said that he is ready to support Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as PM if the Congress promises full statehood for Delhi. The Aam Admi Party national convener, however, said that Mamata Banerjee can also be a PM candidate.
Congress leader P Chidambaram has hit out at Modi government saying that "economy has gone to rack and ruin". "However, Modi may try to take the narrative away from the economy ultimately the people will vote on issues that affect their daily lives," he tweeted.
However much Mr Modi may try to take the narrative away from the economy, ultimately the people will vote on issues that affect their daily lives -- jobs, infrastructure, investment, farmers' distress and debt, ruin of MSMEs, stagnant incomes etc.— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) May 8, 2019
Priyanka Gandhi's Roadshow in Delhi | Ahead of phase 6 of the Lok Sabha polls on May 12, AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi is holding a roadshow from Brahmpuri Pulia to Yamuna Vihar in North East Dehli. She is joined by the party's Delhi Unit chief Sheila Dikshit and all of the party's seven candidates for the Delhi seats.
Mamata Banerjee is addressing a rally in West Bengal's Debra, where she rips into the Narendra Modi-led government. "There will be no freedom and democracy if we don’t change Modi.He will change the history and geography of the country.There will be no elections in future.There is an emergency in the country and no one can speak freely," she says.
CLICK TO READ | Can't Go Into Merits of Election Commission's Clean Chits to Modi and Shah, Says SC, Dismisses Congress Plea
Since the poll panel has decided on the complaints now, the Supreme court said the plea has become infructuous and asked her to file a fresh petition.
Aam Admi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal is addressing a press conference in Delhi right now, where he poses three questions to the Modi government:
1. Why did you allow sealing in Delhi. Allow for shops to be closed. We asked for ordinance but Modi ji did not do that.
2. Modi ji had promised statehood for Delhi in ramlila maidan last time. Why did he betray theppl of Delhi.
3. What is the reln of modiji with pakistan ? When i raised questions, attack was orchestrated on me
"Can any nation become world power without strengthening its defence?" PM Modi asks the people of Haryana where he is holding a rally. "Have Congress or any other 'mahamilavati' parties ever spoken about defence in their gatherings? They can't say anything on defence because of their history in this field," he adds.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an election rally in Delhi
Congress's east UP in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is holding a roadshow in Delhi along with former CM Sheila Dikshit, ahead of PM Narendra Modi's rally in Ramlila Maidan.
The Supreme Court will today hear the Congress party’s complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Corrupt No. 1’ remark at former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. In the complaint, lawmaker Sushmita Dev has said the Election Commission's clean chits to the leader are “arbitrary and opaque”.
Dev’s affidavit said speeches given by Modi and Shah are also punishable under section 153A of the Indian Penal Code as they "blatantly promote disharmony and feelings of enmity on the grounds of religion and such acts are also likely to prejudice the maintenance of public harmony and tranquility between religious communities".
Meanwhile, Delhi will see today see Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress’ eastern UP in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra lock horns. While Modi will hold a rally in Ramlila Maidan, Priyanka Gandhi will campaign in North-east and South Delhi seats. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will campaign in Madhya Pradesh, with public meetings in Bhind, Morena and Gwalior.
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will hold a roadshow from Madanpura Chowk till Chander Vihar.
In the courts today, the SC will hear the plea of former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav against the rejection of his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency.
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19 May, 2019 | Pakistan in England ENG vs PAK 351/950.0 overs 297/1046.5 oversEngland beat Pakistan by 54 runs
19 May, 2019 | Afghanistan in Ireland IRE vs AFG 210/1048.5 overs 138/1035.4 oversIreland beat Afghanistan by 72 runs
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