Rahul tweeted, ‘years of RSS training does this to the minds of weak and pathetic men’. Rahul’s tweet invited ire of many Twitterati as it was based on a lie.
After the conclusion of the first phase of the Congress Working Committee Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary also commented and said, "We will meet again at 8.30 pm, and it (name of new party chief) is expected to be finalized by 9 pm today itself."
Many protests and scores of resignations have come to the fore to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning. Chief Ministers of all Congress-ruled states had met with Gandhi in Delhi to advice him to reconsider his decision to resign but of no avail.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has batted for a young leader to head the party, while Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora suggested the names of party leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sachin Pilot.
New Delhi: All eyes are now on the key meeting of Congress Working Committee (CWC) which is scheduled to take...
Azad also vented out anger against the Centre for their move and claimed, "People of Jammu and Kashmir are angry. There is no internet, no WhatsApp, no vehicular movement. It is the first state where a law is passed after the imposition of a curfew."
The CWC meet was also set to lay the ground work to elect new president of the party. The meeting comes more than two months after Rahul Gandhi quit the post.
In a tweet, Gandhi, who has publicly announced his resignation from the post of Congress president, said, "This nation is made by its people, not plots of land. This abuse of executive power has grave implications for our national security."
Rajnath Singh, who is deputy leader of the BJP in Lok Sabha, will be seated next to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Singh had the same seat in the 16th Lok Sabha. Other ministers in the front row include DV Sadananda Gowda and Narendra Singh Tomar.
The Uttar Pradesh Police had earlier filed a case involving murder and other charges against the legislator and nine others in connection with the accident. The accident took place on July 28 when the Unnao rape survivor was on her way to Raebareli. A truck rammed into the vehicle in which she was travelling with her two aunts and a lawyer.