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Note ban, GST have broken textile hub Surat’s legs: Rahul Gandhi

Note ban, GST have broken textile hub Surat's legs: Rahul

Surat, (PTI) Lashing out at the Centre, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today said note ban and GST rollout have broken the legs of Surat as he observed a “black day” in the country’s textile and diamond hub. Gandhi interacted with industry representatives and workers at Nirman Industries’ loom factory in Katargam industrial development area after he arrived in the ...

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PM to visit Varanasi, launch several development projects

The PM Narendra Modi, will visit his Parliamentary Constituency of Varanasi, on the 22nd and 23rd of September. The Prime Minister’s engagements in this period will cover aspects as diverse as infrastructure, railways, textiles, financial inclusion, environment and sanitation, animal husbandry, culture and spirituality. The Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation, the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul – a trade facilitation ...

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Nitin Gadkari’s Retort As Rahul Gandhi Attacks BJP On Bengaluru Journalist Gauri Lankesh’s Murder

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has sharply rejected what he called Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s “baseless allegations,” asserting that the BJP or groups affiliated to it “have nothing to do” with the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh. Ms Lankesh, 55, known for her Leftist views and anti-establishment writing, was shot dead at the doorstep of her Bengaluru home last evening. ...

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‘Intolerance, Bigotry Raising Its Ugly Head In Society’: Sonia Gandhi On Gauri Lankesh’s Murder

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today condemned the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh and said it was a chilling reminder that “intolerance and bigotry is raising its ugly head in our society”. Her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi also expressed shock at the killing of the firebrand journalist in Bengaluru yesterday and said no one could suppress the truth. ...

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Rahul Gandhi A ‘Parachuted’ Leader Imposed On Congress: Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today termed Rahul Gandhi a “parachuted leader with no mass connect” who was “thrust upon” party workers by his mother Sonia Gandhi. State Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki hit back at Mr Rupani, calling him “a Chief Minister by chance”. Addressing party workers at the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, Rahul Gandhi said on Monday that only ...

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All Of North-East Will Be With BJP, Allies By 2018: Amit Shah

Sounding the bugle for the coming Assembly polls in three north-eastern states, BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday said he was confident its alliance NEDA would soon rule the entire region, building on the development work done by the Narendra Modi government there. Mr Shah chaired a strategic meeting of the six-party North- East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), which was attended ...

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111 Lawmakers At AIADMK Meet, Camp EPS Claims 9 Rebels Phoned In Support

111 AIADMK lawmakers turned up at a show of strength meeting convened by Chief Minister E Palaniswami, or EPS, on Tuesday but Tamil Nadu’s ruling party AIADMK insisted that nine rebel legislators led by TTV Dhinakaran have extended support in-absentia, to support Chief Minister EPS. In all, senior minister D Jayakumar claimed the party had the backing of 124 lawmakers. ...

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JD(U) joining union cabinet media speculation: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that the issue of his party JD(U) joining the union cabinet had been “media speculation”. “We neither considered the issue nor we had any desire or expectation (to join the union cabinet). The issue was being speculated in media. It was baseless and unfounded,” Kumar, also JD(U) president, told reporters. Prime Minister Narendra ...

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Modi government promoting crony capitalism: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of promoting crony capitalism at a heavy cost to the small and medium enterprise. “The debt of farmers in Gujarat is to the tune of Rs 36,000 crore, but Tata Nano has been given Rs 60,000 crore loan at 0.01 per cent,” Gandhi asserted, addressing a massive gathering ...

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