Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s swipes at Savarkar for writing `mercy petitions’ to the British while in prison had created controversy during the Yatra’s Maharashtra leg.
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The TRS practises the same politics as that of the BJP and the RSS. The MIM practices the same politics as the BJP and RSS, he alleged.
Without naming any outfit, he said many regional parties have back-stabbed the grand old party in the past to serve their self-interests, and that such parties should stop using Congress as a punching bag.
Addressing a press conference at the AICC headquarters here, he said the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ has infused new energy in party organisation and claimed that the BJP is rattled by the response it is getting among the people.
Official sources said that Sonia Gandhi has been asked to depose before the investigators at the party headquarters here around 11 am on Thursday.
Notably, on this day back in 1969, then prime minister Indira Gandhi had nationalized 14 major commercial banks.
Congress leaders said the aim is to counter the BJP’s ”fake nationalism claims” and to take the message to the grassroots level that the ruling party has ”connections” with individuals who have indulged in heinous crimes and terror acts.
A biography of V.K. Krishna Menon by Jairam Ramesh, a scholarly study of the Himalayas by Stephen Alter and Katherine Ebans riveting account of the collapse of the Ranbaxy empire are among the dozen books in the longlist of the Rs 15 lakh Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2020 for[Read More…]
Former Union Minister and Congress MP Jairam Ramesh has once again called out for a divided Uttar Pradesh. He has repeatedly made a strong pitch to bifurcate the largest state of India. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of India with 400 million people living across 2,43286 sq km.[Read More…]
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday pitched for “a collective effort” by party leaders to “overcome” the challenges it faced from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. The Congress is facing an existential crisis, he said. Ramesh also said that business as usual approach will not[Read More…]
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh, while addressing the media during the Ambedkar International Conference, has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s name itself is an acronym that stands for ‘Murder of Democracy in India.’ “Narendra Modi loves acronyms. His name itself is an acronym that stands for ‘Murder of Democracy in[Read More…]
In Jharkhand, a glitch revealed the digital identities of more than a million citizens on a website maintained by Jharkhand Directorate of Social Security. Throwing many’s privacy into confusion, the glitch also revealed their names, addresses, Aadhaar numbers and bank account details of the beneficiaries of Jharkhand’s old age pension[Read More…]
The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014 that seeks to prevent and control the spread of HIV and AIDS, and prohibits discrimination against affected persons. The Bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on February 11, 2014 by[Read More…]
Haemoglobin level of patients using “gaumutra” does not fall even after chemotherapy; cows are the only animal that inhale as well as exhale oxygen; ghee made of cow’s milk contains 47 per cent oxygen; “gaumutra (cow’s urine)” in sugarcane field will ensure longer, thicker and sweeter sugarcane and yield more[Read More…]
Shutapa Paul (Editor-in-Chief, Newsd) talks to Jairam Ramesh (Congress MP) about his new book “Old History New Geography-Bifurcating Andhra Pradesh”. Jairam Ramesh also speaks about Congress’ future and will Rahul Gandhi become Party President.