Congress is preparing to convene for the start of a new session, swearing in lawmakers during a tumultuous period as a relative handful of Republicans work to overturn Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump and the coronavirus surge imposes limits at the Capitol.
Taking to Twitter, Yadav also asked the government to announce the dates on which economically weaker sections of the population will be vaccinated.
The AAP has started its preparations afresh in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Goa, etc. The party has also devised a strategy to take the Delhi model of the 'AAP government' from door to door in Uttarakhand.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday that Mexico had lost 277,000 jobs in the month of December, which he attributed to subcontractors cutting employees from the books to avoid paying benefits and yearend bonuses.
Claiming that the people of the state are now taking to the streets against the Mamata Banerjee government, he said, "Didi has worked only for the benefit of her own people, ignoring the masses who elected her to power for two terms."
Iterating he did not want to float a regional party when his relation soured with TMC, Adhikari said there had been numerous instances of outfits like Bangla Congress having been floated in the past but none of these had lasted for long.
Naidu visited Ramateertham temple in Visakhapatnam, where a 400-year-old idol of Lord Rama was beheaded, and alleged that Reddy’s administration was deliberately going slow in stopping the attacks on temples as the CM was a Christian.
The Chief Minister was reacting to the Governor summoning the Chief Secretary and the DGP to question them on the alleged law and order problems in the state amid sporadic incidents of damage to some mobile towers.
Referring to the memorandum submitted by the DMK to the Governor last month listing the charges against the Chief Minister E Palaniswami and his colleagues, Velumani had said he would step down from his post if the charges were proved and sought to know whether Stalin was ready to quit politics if he failed to do so.
Chavan, who heads a cabinet sub-committee on Maratha quota, demanded that the BJP-led Union government should put the Maratha quota act in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution, so as to preclude its judicial review.
Former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav had termed the Covid-19 vaccines to be rolled out in the country as “vaccine of the BJP” and said he would not take the shot.
In a mail to Sudipta Bhattacharya, who is the president of the Visva Bharati Faculty Association, the Nobel laureate said the phone call that the varsity authorities claim was made by him is "tantalisingly untrue" and that he had spoken to Chakraborty a few years ago, not in June 2019 as was being said.