BJP and Congress are involved in a heated war of words over the protests against the agriculture bills, which have now been signed into law by the President.
Youth Congress workers set a tractor ablaze at India Gate this morning during the protests.
5 of them were also detained later.
BJP attacked the Congress saying that their true intention of spreading ‘lawlessness’ had been exposed.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that Congress has been misleading farmers and is miffed that the Modi government has worked for the farmer community during its tenure.
He also said that tough action should be taken against those indulging in anti-social acts and said the Congress should ensure its leaders do not spread chaos.
Responding to the BJP, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh who is sitting on a protest against the agriculture related bills said that if one owns a tractor and wants to set it on fire, why should anyone else be bothered?
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrated its victory in LAHDC-Leh polls on Oct 26. The party won the majority of the seats and has got 15 out of 26 seats while Congress got 9 seats. BJP leader, Tsering Sandup who won from Panamik constituency said, "I would like to thanks voters and everyone others. This is the second time I won from Panamik constituency and I am thankful to all of them. I am very happy that people have chosen us because of our work."
BJP leader Khushbu Sundar was detained by police on October 27. She was on the way to Chidambaram to protest against Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi leader Thol Thirumavalavan's alleged remark on Manusmriti. The VCK leader had said all women were "belittled and treated badly" as per Hindu dharma. He stated this while participating in a webinar 'Periyar and Indian Politics' last month.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh handed over to Governor the resolution passed against Centre’s farm laws. Singh said he doesn’t care if President’s rule is imposed or if his government is sacked. Punjab Assembly had passed four bills and a resolution against the Centre’s farm laws. The bills were unanimously passed in the assembly by Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, Shiromani Akali Dal, and Lok Insaaf Party. Watch the full video for more details.
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To make natural gas pricing mechanism transparent, Cabinet on October 07 approved a standardised E-bidding process, informed Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan. He said, "Our dependency on importing fossil fuels is decreasing. To make natural gas pricing mechanism transparent, Cabinet today approved a standardised E-bidding process. Guidelines will be made for E-bidding."
Punjab Youth Congress workers set ablaze a tractor at India Gate on Sep 28 as they were protesting against farm reforms and other issues. Later, 5 people, residents of Punjab were detained in connection with the protest and burning of a tractor near India Gate in Delhi. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan condemned the incident and said, "Today Congress showed its true colours in Delhi. In the name of farmers, some anti-social elements are trying to spread anarchy. The incident is unfortunate. They are trying to mislead farmers. Words fall short to condemn this incident."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three petroleum projects in Bihar via video conferencing on September 13. Speaking on today's inauguration of Durgapur-Banka section of Paradip-Muzaffarpur pipeline, Union Minister of Petroleum, Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday stated that in last 6 years, 400 petrol pumps became operational in Bihar while 1,200 LPG distributors opened. "This generated employment for 20,000 youths here," he added.
PM Modi spoke at the inauguration ceremony of the three-day National Conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, and said that ‘dynastic corruption’ is a big impediment in the progress of the country. ‘Today, I am going to mention another big challenge before you. This challenge has been gradually growing in the past decades and has taken a formidable form in the country. This is the challenge of dynastic corruption that is, corruption which is carried forward by one generation after another,’ PM Modi said. The Prime Minister also added that ‘dynastic corruption’ had become a part of political tradition in some states. The prime minister said there is a need to have systemic checks, effective audits, capacity building and training against corruption. ‘Be it corruption, economic offences, drugs network, money laundering, terrorism or terror funding, all these are connected to each other. So, we need to work together with a holistic approach against corruption, through systemic checks, effective audits and capacity building and training,’ the Prime Minister said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that due to Direct Benefit Transfer over Rs 1 lakh 70 thousand crore being saved from going into wrong hands. "We can say that country has left behind the era of scams," said Modi. "Now through DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer), poor get 100% benefits of govt schemes, they get it directly in their bank accounts. Due to DBT, over Rs 1 lakh 70 thousand cr being saved from going into wrong hands. Today, we can say that country has left behind the era of scams," added Modi. He addressed people while taking part in the inauguration ceremony of the National Conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, via video conferencing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in the inauguration ceremony of the National Conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, via video conferencing. He said that decision of making committee on black money has shown Cetnre's commitment towards corruption and in recent days the nation is progressing ahead on zero-tolerance policy. The theme of this year's conference is - 'Satark Bharat, Samruddha Bharat'.