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BJP means development, but Congress stands for corruption, appeasement and dynasty politics: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday came down heavily on the Congress government in Karnataka over lack of development, political murders and appeasement politics.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 18:03

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday came down heavily on the Congress government in Karnataka over lack of development, political murders and appeasement politics. The PM appealed to the voters to vote for BJP under BS Yeddyurappa to usher the state in a new era of development. PM Modi said this while addressing a mega rally at the Palace Grounds in Bengaluru, which was attended by over one lakh people. Today's rally marked the end of BJP's 90-day old "Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartana Yatra", which aims at bringing the saffron party back in the southern state on the planks of development. 

Named "Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartana Yatra" (journey to build a new Karnataka), the rally across 224 assembly constituencies of the state was flagged off on November 2 by BJP president Amit Shah.

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4 February 2018, 18:00 PM

PM Modi concludes his speech by saying, ''I seek the blessings of Kannadigas for a Congress Mukt Karnataka, vote for BJP, vote for development.''  

4 February 2018, 17:57 PM

Congress is trying to stall Triple Talaq. They are trying to do the same with OBC Bill: PM Modi

4 February 2018, 17:49 PM

BJP government means only development and Congress government means Corruption, appeasement, dynasty politics: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:49 PM

Our government does not work in fragments. It works in totality: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:47 PM

He teaches us to work honestly and live for others. This is the culture of Karnataka but the present state govt is ruining this culture: PM

4 February 2018, 17:47 PM

Our U19 Cricket Team won World Cup yesterday. Their head coach Rahul Dravid was a significant factor behind this victory and this can't be denied: PM Modi

4 February 2018, 17:46 PM

There are serious allegations of corruption against Congress leaders. Reports are coming about them demanding commission in several projects. I have been told that Karnataka govt is being recognised as 10% govt as no work is possible without 10% commission: PM

4 February 2018, 17:39 PM

I seek the blessings of Kannadigas for a Congress Mukt Karnataka, appeals PM

4 February 2018, 17:38 PM

By failing to prevent crime rate and the murders of innocent Hindu Karyakartas, Siddaramaiah Government has excelled in ''ease of murdering'': PM  

4 February 2018, 17:36 PM

(Yahan kanoon se zyada apraadhiyon ka raaj nazar aata hai.) World is discussing ''ease of doing business'' but here ''ease of murdering'' is being discussed. The one who opposes ends up losing life. This is dangerous for democracy and shameful for state govt: PM

4 February 2018, 17:35 PM

We have launched 'Operation green' in interest of these farmers. 'Operation green' would be beneficial for farmers just like the Amul model was successful in dairy: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:34 PM

Framers producing fruits and vegetables are our 'TOP' priority. 'TOP' means 'Tomato, Onion & Potato'. PM  

4 February 2018, 17:31 PM

PM Modi tears into Congress, bats for BJP govt led by Yeddyurappa in Karnataka

4 February 2018, 17:29 PM

When facilities are provided to villages, migration to cities will go down and the mounting pressure on cities will be released: PM Modi  

4 February 2018, 17:28 PM

If Yeddyurappa, son of a farmer, becomes CM of Karnataka, the projects for farmers will work at its best because Yeddurappa has farmer's best interest at heart: PM

4 February 2018, 17:28 PM

In this budget, govt has made a significant decision so that correct price of crops are given to farmers: PM

4 February 2018, 17:27 PM

The government has set a goal to build more than 9,000 kms long National Highway across the nation this year. Under Bharatmala Pariyojana, 35,000 km of roads will be constructed with an investment of Rs 5,25,000: PM

4 February 2018, 17:24 PM

When we came into power we gave Rs 2 lakh crore to Karnataka. This is how we work: Modi

4 February 2018, 17:24 PM

The Congress CM has only done business here. They have ruled for only self-interest. When Congress was in power at the Centre, only Rs 73 thousand crore was given to Karnataka: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:22 PM

With the motto of 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas', BJP government will lead the state on the path of development: PM

4 February 2018, 17:22 PM

Our government is working for the poor, middle class with the motto of ease of living: PM

4 February 2018, 17:22 PM

A BJP government in Karnataka will ensure development, better roads, new metro routes, trains, etc: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:19 PM

15 lakhs commuters of the city will be benefited by it: PM Modi  

4 February 2018, 17:18 PM

With an investment of Rs 17,000 crores, construction work of 160-km long sub-urban railway network will be started in Bengaluru: PM

4 February 2018, 17:18 PM

The recent budget has solved many problems of Karnataka: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:16 PM

I want to ask you if you have seen the correct use and impact of extra money provided by the Center to the state government: PM Modi  

4 February 2018, 17:16 PM

At least 44 projects are being run in the state with direct assistance from the Centre: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:14 PM

34 lakh toilets have been made under ''Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'': PM

4 February 2018, 17:14 PM

In Karnataka, 1.85 crore free LPG connections have been given by us: PM

4 February 2018, 17:13 PM

Under PM Jan Dhan Yojana, we opened more than 1.16 crore accounts in Karnataka alone, opened doors of banking for the poor and lower middle class: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:12 PM

Is this why you voted Congress to power in Karnataka, asks PM Modi  

4 February 2018, 17:10 PM

However, there are 7 lakhs homes in Karnataka and 4 crores homes in the nation which lives in dark even after so many years of independence: PM 

4 February 2018, 17:10 PM

There will be chaos in Bengaluru if it doesn't get electricity for a day: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:09 PM

Can you see any positive development in Karnataka despite huge budgetary allocations to the state by the Centre, asks PM Modi

4 February 2018, 17:07 PM

The political winds are changing in Karnataka. A BJP government in Karnataka will bring rapid development: Modi

4 February 2018, 17:04 PM

They (Congress) will be defeated soon. The BJP Government in Karnataka in not very Far: PM Modi

4 February 2018, 17:02 PM

It has caused destruction here and Karnataka doesn't need a Congress culture: PM  

4 February 2018, 17:01 PM

Congress party is standing at the exit gate here in Karnataka: PM 

4 February 2018, 17:00 PM

Congress party's countdown has begun in Karnataka: PM  

4 February 2018, 16:57 PM

PM Modi begins addressing mega BJP rally in Bengaluru, thanks supporters and party workers for assembling in large numbers here. 

4 February 2018, 16:52 PM

BJP tweeted a picture of PM Modi arriving at the Palace Grounds in Bengaluru. 


4 February 2018, 16:46 PM

Ahead of PM Modi's rally, some students of a college in Bengaluru were seen selling 'pakora' as a mark of protest against the NDA govt policies.


4 February 2018, 14:58 PM

BJP, on the other hand, is claiming that the mood in the state today is similar to what it was before 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "Despair, Anger and Frustration is all over the state. But today with PM Modi's visit, Kannadigas are seeing a new hope, new hope for development, new hope for #GoodGovernance," BJP Karnataka tweeted.

4 February 2018, 14:56 PM

Ahead of PM Modi's rally, the Congress has been tweeting about the development that has taken place in Karnataka in its regime. "Karnataka Model of Inclusive Development has pioneered several firsts including e-Marketing Platform for Farmers, Electric Vehicle Policy, Start-up Policy, Asia's Largest Drip Irrigation Project, World's Largest Solar Park etc.," it tweeted.

4 February 2018, 14:49 PM

The BJP is doing the rally with a view to bring the party back to power in the state on the plank of transforming Karnataka through development. The BJP came to power on its own for the first time in 2008 but lost to the Congress after five years in the May 2013 assembly election.

4 February 2018, 14:13 PM

While welcoming Modi to Bengaluru, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah took a sly dig at the PM and urged him to look into the Mahadevi river water dispute. "I welcome PM @narendramodi to Namma Karnataka - the no. 1 state in investments, innovation & progressive policies. Through a unique model of development, we have scripted several national firsts across key sectors. I am confident that Karnataka’s success makes India proud. I am glad you are making time to visit the country’s start up & innovation hub, Namma Bengaluru today. On behalf of my people, I urge you to find the time for Karnataka’s drinking water needs & help us resolve the Mahadayi dispute," he tweeted.

4 February 2018, 14:10 PM

Ahead of the visit, the PM had tweeted: "Today I will address a rally in Bengaluru. I am delighted to have this opportunity to interact with the wonderful people of Karnataka."

4 February 2018, 14:09 PM

Bengaluru has turned into a fortress a fortress with heightened security for Modi's visit. At least 1,000 policemen have been deployed around the venue, with another 1,200 traffic police working to manage the traffic, city Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar said. Read details here.

4 February 2018, 14:07 PM

Union ministers Prakash Javadekar and Piyush Goyal, who are in-charge of the BJP poll campaign in Karnataka, Ananth Kumar, D.V. Sadananda Gowda and Ananthkumar Hegde, who hail from the state, are also expected to take part in the event.

4 February 2018, 14:07 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to poll-bound Karnataka and will be addressing a rally at the BJP's 'Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartana Yatra.'