India’s general election reaches a climax on Monday as opposition challenger Narendra Modi seeks an individual mandate in Varanasi, the holy city around the river Ganges, to control by his modernized make of Hindu nationalism.
Modi may be the first prime ministerial candidate to face within the 3,000-year-old city where several religions mingle. Varanasi is an ancient center of Buddhism, but one in six voters are Muslim Hindus think that to die here brings salvation by getting away periodic reincarnation.
A triumph within the city body of 41 seats in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal that are voting around the last day’s India’s five-week general election – would crown an unrelenting campaign through the 63-year-old chief minister of Gujarat to guide his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to energy following a decade in opposition. Continue reading →
The Congress is going after just one-point agenda “Stop Modi” however, the voting trend to date within the Lok Sabha elections signifies the UPA obtained care of out, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said here Monday.
Addressing an election rally in Kalyan’s town in Thane’s district, Modi said the Congress was not fighting to retain energy in order to win the election.
“It is just going after just one-point agenda ‘Stop Modi‘ no matter what, because they apprehend they’ll be destroyed,” the Bharatiya Janata Party leader said in a rally where he shared the dais with ally Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. Continue reading →
India’s Petroleum and Natural-Gas minister Dr. Bhirappa Maulirejected the chance of violent Hindu BJP leader Narendra Modi being next prime minister and said that this shrill leader (Narendra Modi) knowingly or intentionally gave protection to riot (Anti-Muslim) of Gujarat in 2002.
In that riot more than a thousand Muslims were assassinated by the fanatic Hindus.
Condemning Modi for that riot Mauli said that Modi believed in the variance or the erosion of the country, and he destroyed the structure of society in Gujarat as the chief minister for three times.
Mauli also said during an interview with news agency Reuters, ‘Modi can be the cause of discord or breakdown if he becomes Prime Minister of India’. He also referred him as ‘tarnished personality‘. Continue reading →
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday requested the federal government to explain on Ishrat Jahan’s alleged terror links – a requirement that’s been vetted through the BJP, that is attempting to corner the federal government within the change in your home ministry’s affidavit on their own antecedents.
Even while a Congress-BJP political slugfest within the “fake encounter” originates with Congress leader Digvijaya Singh asking the house ministry to explain if Headley – who interviewed 26/11 targets for Lashkar-e-Taiba – had indeed flagged Ishrat’s LeT links, the NIA extract fanned the debate further. Based on excerpts from Headley’s “unabridged” statement towards the NIA, distributed to TOI, the American LeT operative, on being requested about Ishrat, stated LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi had told him in 2005 that they was a part of Muzammil’s “botched up” procedures. Continue reading →