In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.
Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari Thursday triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22.
The Central Government Thursday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the relatives of more than 3,325 people killed in the 1984 anti-sikh riots triggered after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Bidar: BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said Pakistan would not have been holding a part of Kashmir and Article 370 would not have existed had Sardar Vallabhai Patel, instead of Jawharlal Nehru, handled the Kashmir issue.
Invoking Sardar Patel, BJP`s Prime Ministerial hopeful, Narendra Modi on Monday asked the people of Gujarat to pay homage to the legendary freedom fighter by voting him to power in Delhi, and said if he is sent to jail he will open a tea stall there.
The Rashtriyaswayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday filled a complaint with the Karnataka Election Commission (EC) and initiated legal action against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his alleged comments accusing the outfit of having killed Mahatma Gandhi.
The war of words between Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Naredndra Modi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi escalated on Saturday after the latter said that BJP does not understand Sardar Patel`s ideology.
Hitting out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi`s comments that Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s roots lie in RSS "whose ideology killed Mahatma Gandhi", RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav on Saturday dubbed the allegations as baseless, saying, “We do not react to kindergarten comments.”
BJP leader L K Advani on Tuesday contested allegations that Sardar Patel was anti-Muslim and quoted Rafiq Zakaria, an Islamic scholar and Congress leader, who had done research on the `Iron Man`, to underline his nationalistic credentials.
BJP`s PM candidate Narendra Modi, party chief Rajnath Singh and L K Advani, chief ministers and its other stalwarts will lead the `run for unity` in different cities on Sunday to mobilise support for building Sardar Patel`s biggest statue in Gujarat.