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Probe agencies ‘misused’ to extort donations for BJP, SC-monitored probe needed: Congress

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 23: The Congress on Friday alleged that probe agencies were "misused" to extort donations for the BJP from private companies and demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the matter. Addressing a press conference, Congress general secretary in-charge communications Jairam Ramesh alleged that at least 30 companies, which donated a total of nearly Rs 335 crore to the BJP between financial years 2018-19 and 2022-23, faced action by Central agencies during that period. Ramesh said Congress general secretary in-charge organisation KC Venugopal on Friday wrote to Finance Minister...

Double engine govt. means ‘double blow’ to unemployed: Rahul Gandhi slams BJP

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 18: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the BJP over the issue of unemployment in Uttar Pradesh, saying double engine government means :double blow" to the unemployed. In a post in Hindi on X, Gandhi claimed that today every third youth of Uttar Pradesh is suffering from the "disease of unemployment". "Where more than 1.5 lakh Government posts are vacant, graduates, post graduates and Ph. D holders are standing in line even for the posts that require minimum qualification", the former Congress chief said. :Double engine...

BJP downplays SC’s electoral bonds verdict, accuses opposition of politicising the issue

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 15: The BJP on Thursday sought to downplay the Supreme Court verdict on electoral bonds, saying every decision of the apex Court should be respected and accused the opposition parties of politicising the issue. BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said the Opposition is politicising the issue as it does not have any alternative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and the positive work done by his Government. The BJP's reaction came after the Supreme Court in a landmark judgment annulled the electoral bonds scheme ahead of the Lok...

PSUs created by Congress Govts in danger, as BJP ‘busy selling’ them: Jairam Ramesh

ROURKELA, FEBRUARY 7: Congress general secretary (Communication) Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday claimed public sector undertakings including the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) created by the previous Congress Governments are in "danger" as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "busy in selling" these units. Ramesh, who is accompanying party leader Rahul Gandhi in his Bharat Jodo Naya Yatra that reached Rajgangpur in Odisha's Sundergarh district, said this at a press conference. "Pandit Nehru created many public sectors in the country, but all of them are in danger today. PM Modi is busy selling...

Being asked to join BJP but will never bow to them: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 4: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that he and his party leaders are being pressurised to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and contended he will never ally with the saffron party. Addressing a gathering during a foundation stone laying ceremony of a new school in Rohini, the Delhi CM said, "No matter what conspiracy they hatch, nothing is going to happen. I also am standing firm against them… They ask us to join BJP saying they'll spare us. I said I would not...
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Sikkim: BJP leaders in huddle with eye on elections

Gangtok, January 28: Leaders of the BJP in Sikkim held a meeting to take stock of the party’s organisational strength with an eye on the Lok Sabha polls and assembly elections, which are held simultaneously in the state. The meeting, held on Saturday, was attended by the party’s state president DR Thapa, chief advisor Tseten Tashi Bhutia and other executive members. At the meeting, the BJP leaders discussed the party’s organisational strength, its growth in Sikkim, and the formulation of a comprehensive roadmap for the upcoming elections. The party’s state...
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