BJP MPs have chose to observe a fast on April 12 to protest against the parliament logjam, said union minister Ananth Kumar.
"My tweets are misconstrued that it is harming the BJP rather it strengthens that at least there are people like me in the BJP who are concerned with Dalit atrocities after April 2 agitation". The first half of Budget Session (January 29-February 9) was still productive, while the second half (March 5-April 6) witnessed repeated adjournments in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. He said that the Congress was "throttling" democracy and "abusing" people's mandate. The opposition resorted to disrupting Parliament as it had no issue to raised, he said.
While the ruling alliance led by the BJP is known for its "win after win", the Congress-led opposition's agenda was "remove Modi, snatch his chair" and its identity is "lie after lie". He interacted with workers of five Lok Sabhaconstituencies and all 734 district presidents of the party via video conference.
Modi, who comes from Other Backward Classes (OBC), also invoked his humble background and said his rivals were unable to digest that a "son of a poor mother" had become prime minister. Both Houses were adjourned sine die, capping a month of relentless disruptions and stated to be the least productive since 2000 with almost 250 working hours being wasted. "Feeling concerned, scared and anguished over rising violence against Dalits and the anti-Dalit mindset of the Modi government, even the BJP's Dalit MPs are raising questions", Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergil told reporters here.
He said the Congress had been continuously highlighting the plight of these weaker sections, but the "hypocrite BJP leadership seems to be busy playing with fire by deliberately dividing society".
Amit Shah said Prime Minister Modi has fulfilled "Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas" effectively. This is not because we made a mistake.
Dr. Yashwant Singh, BJP MP from Nagina is the latest Dalit MP from Uttar Pradesh to publicly show his resentment against the party leadership. That the parties have started making preliminary moves with an eye on the election was evident from the timely Delhi visits of Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Andhra Pradesh counterpart and Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who made it a point to meet other Opposition leaders to explore the possibility of a federal front.
Longtime NFL executive Bill Polian, now an ESPN analyst, is also on board to help Ebersol launch his fledgling league. Starting on April 17, fans will be able to put down season-ticket deposits on the league's website .
Positive global cues as trade war worries between the United States and China faded too bolstered trading sentiment. Sensex took a breather on Friday after Thursday's 577 point rally as traders book profit in recent gainers.
Samsung is planning to target budget users by providing all the required features included with the full-blown Galaxy S9 series. Per the latest reports , the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 will also feature 4GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage.
While the level of discipline will be welcomed by some, it is a reflection of a derby that lacked atmosphere, passion and quality. Both teams made several changes in the second half including Wayne Rooney who was unhappy with the decision to take him off.
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.
Jack Stephens saw red for reacting to a foul from Jack Wilshere before Mohamed Elneny was also sent off for pushing Cedric Soares. Substitute Charlie Austin equalised a minute after coming on but with nine minutes left Welbeck headed in Iwobi's cross.
Max Verstappen crashed on the exit of Turn Two, losing control as his vehicle slewed across the track and into the barriers. His time was almost two seconds quicker than the 1:31.458 he had clocked in practice one earlier on Friday.
Otherwise, they would be at risk from pro-Assad "sectarian militias", a reference to Iran-backed Shi'ite groups such as Hezbollah. To date, an estimated 150,000 residents of Eastern Ghouta have evacuated to northern Syria.
Promising to expedite the Arun 3, Pancheshwar, and Saptakoshi projects, the Prime Minister also wanted the borders to be safe. India's main worry is that Nepal may now lean more toward China as Oli heads a government of communist parties.
On the poster and in the programme which the match is advertised, WWE states that they can't confirm if the match will take place. WWE has built a lot of anticipation for The Deadman's return, but at least we know that his return won't be delayed any longer.
It's hard to believe there was a time this season when Bayern Munich didn't look like a champion side. The Bavarian giants will formally lift the Bundesliga shield after the final day on May 12.
Red Bull a lot better than it looked in FP2 - Ricciardo
It all leads up to Sunday's race, which starts at 4.10pm BST and where Hamilton and Vettel will again expect to lead the pack. Verstappen was certainly hoping to make the most of the opportunities available to him on race day.
Arvind Kejriwal supports TDP's demand on Andhra status
The MPs are Y V Subbareddy, Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy, Y S Avinash Reddy, V Varaprasad Rao and P V Mithun Reddy. Meanwhile, YSRCP leaders continue their indefinite hunger strike in New Delhi for third day over the issue.
Cold Saturday, Snow on Sunday
This storm system would pull in some warmer air with highs in the 50s and, at this time, only rain showers are expected. We will need to watch for a changeover from rain to sleet/snow by late afternoon and evening as the temperatures drop.