Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

Gowda downplays PM's praise; hits out at K'taka CM

Karnataka BJP Chief BS Yeddyurappa Karnataka BJP Chief BS Yeddyurappa
Charlie Simmons | 03 May, 2018, 15:59

Highlighting the achievements of the Congress government ruling in the state said, the Congress chief said that the election is not about the Prime Minister or him, but about the future of Karnataka.

PM Modi will deliver his address in a public meeting at Navodaya Vidyala Ground, Kalaburagi at 12:30 pm, followed by another public meeting at Ballari District Stadium at 3:00 pm.

Further taking a dig at the Congress, the Prime Minister said, "We have seen the state being ruined for five years and we will no longer allow the state to be ruined further".

"No MSP+50%, for Karnataka farmers".

The tweet more or less set the tone for the political bickering that followed electioneering in the months ahead.

Udipi: Prime minister Narendra Modi indicated that BJP has kept a door open for rapprochement with Deve Gowda's JD (S), which is expected to emerge as a kingmaker in case the election throw up a hung assembly. Almost 14 lakh farmers in the State got benefits from the PMFBY scheme, he added.

Accusing the PM of being insensitive to the needs of farmers, Karnataka CM Siddharamaiah said, "I asked for farm loan waiver".

"It is our government that has made important decisions of MSP".

More news: It's lucky number seven! Happy Anniversary Kate and William!
More news: Mosque blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria
More news: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Breaks All-Time Opening Weekend Record With $250 Million

"You may not be able to speak the truth, but at least you can keep quiet, " Modi said. "For him, farmer welfare is a top priority", said the PM, referring to BJP's chief ministerial candidate.

Both the BJP and the Congress are aware of the potential Twitter holds and are invested in harnessing it as best as they can. "In 1948, after defeating Pakistan, General Thimayya was insulted by PM Nehru and Defence Minister Krishna Menon".

"From insulting Field Marshall Cariappa and General Thimayya to calling our Army Chief a "Sadak ka goonda" right after surgical strikes, they have consistently shown their disdain for our courageous heroes", he said. "It's Congress' nature to disrespect martyrs and freedom fighters". When our soldiers did surgical strikes, the shameless Congress party questioned the strikes.

"Helping and serving farmers is an opportunity that comes with good fortune, but the Karnataka Government's game is only to do politics in the name of farmers, instigate them, and spread false information", he said, asking the Kisan Morcha to combat the Congress's isinformation" campaign.

Seeking to appeal to patriotic sentiments of voters, the prime minister said that a Congress leader even called the Army chief a "goonda" (gangster) after the surgical strike.

The remark, which blew into a controversy in mid-2017, was also condemned by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

Senior BJP leaders, including its president Amit Shah, have often brought up the issue of Sonia's Italian origin while targeting her son.

Back in April 2014, when the BJP was campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections, Modi had courted controversy by offering to put Deve Gowda in an old-age home.

Recommended

Military cargo plane crashes in Georgia airport official says Military cargo plane crashes in Georgia airport official says NBC affiliate WSAV is reporting that two people have been killed in the crash, however this has not been officially confirmed. The four-engine plane sent up a cloud of black smoke, with a tail wing coming to rest on a median, television images showed.

Collegium defers decision on elevation of Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court Collegium defers decision on elevation of Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court At least three names, along with that of Justice Joseph, are likely to be cleared at the next collegium meeting, the sources said. The government had on 26 April declined to accept the recommendation of the collegium and asked it to reconsider his name.

OG Anunoby gives Raptors real hope to contain LeBron James OG Anunoby gives Raptors real hope to contain LeBron James On Tuesday, as he prepared to open the Eastern Conference semifinals , the Cavaliers star didn't lie when asked about how he felt. Tucker in mid-season in part so that James wouldn't be able to score quite so easily in the interior.

Tornado watch for most of central Kansas until late Tuesday night Tornado watch for most of central Kansas until late Tuesday night The precise magnitude and location of the most-severe weather remains questionable due to the evolution of storms overnight. SUMMARY.Several severe storms are expected to develop along the dryline and quasi-stationary front through this evening.

Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 5/3/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 5/3/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Injuries have plagued this elite team all season, but it has never really seemed to bother them. His favourite part? That aforementioned 1984 fight, with "Dr.

Armenia's ruling party opposes Pashinyan's candidacy for prime minister Armenia's ruling party opposes Pashinyan's candidacy for prime minister The national Assembly of Armenia did not support the candidate Nikol Pashinian for the post of Prime Minister. Sargsyan had been president for a decade before becoming prime minister last month.

Lion park owner mauled by lion recovering in hospital Lion park owner mauled by lion recovering in hospital Whatever be the noble thought of the man, he found himself under attack from the predator who had nearly gone for the kill. A police spokesperson told the Associated Press that the man suffered jaw and neck injuries and is intensive care.

Tower Block Catches Fire Before Collapsing In Brazil Tower Block Catches Fire Before Collapsing In Brazil Less than two hours later, as flames engulfed the building, which was at least 20 stories, it collapsed. Firefighters evacuated the building and contained the fire with no victims or risk of collapse .

WhatsApp co-founder leaving Facebook WhatsApp co-founder leaving Facebook Announcing his departure in a Facebook post , Koum mentions none of the reported issues that apparently prompted him to walk away. Koum's contract with Facebook wasn't supposed to end until November, the person familiar with the matter said.

Walmart to sell its United Kingdom arm ASDA to British rival Sainsbury Walmart to sell its United Kingdom  arm ASDA to British rival Sainsbury The combined supermarket expects to lower prices by around 10 percent on products customers buy regularly. Asda traces its roots back to the 1920s and was bought by Walmart in 1999.

Comedian May Get Special Prison Treatment After Assault Trial Comedian May Get Special Prison Treatment After Assault Trial Barbara Ziv, a psychiatrist who took the stand, said discrepancies are not out of the norm. Photo A juror in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial said he found a deposition by Mr.

Mueller hints at obstruction in Trump questions Mueller hints at obstruction in Trump questions Perhaps the most intriguing question regarding possible collusion is about Paul Manafort , the former Trump campaign chairman. Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow declined to comment to The Associated Press on Monday night, as did White House lawyer Ty Cobb.

Trump called possible meeting with the leader of North Korea Trump called possible meeting with the leader of North Korea End to hostilities: Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un. "He has lived up to that for a longer period of time than anybody has seen". Kim and Moon pledged to seek a formal end to the Korean War by year's end and to rid the peninsula of nuclear weapons.

Real Madrid will attack Bayern, vows Zidane Real Madrid will attack Bayern, vows Zidane He was diagnosed with a painful shoulder sprain from the first leg of the clash in Allianz Arena. Bayern are in an identical position to last year's quarter-finals, when Real knocked them out.

Sainsbury's holding merger talks with rival chain Asda Sainsbury's holding merger talks with rival chain Asda The deal would be the largest in the United Kingdom supermarket sector since Morrisons acquired the Safeway business in 2004. Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable said the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) "must investigate" any deal.