LDF, UDF competing for scams, says Amit Shah in Kerala vijay yatra

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Tamil Nadu and Kerala today, ahead of the forthcoming assembly polls in the southern states. This was PM Modi's first public rally in the state after the announcement of the dates for eight-phased Assembly polls for 294 constituencies in West Bengal. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sunday, March 7, 2021 - 22:27
Picture credit: ANI

New Delhi: In a bid to boost the Bharatiya Janata Party’s campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public rally at the Brigade Parade Grounds in Kolkata on Sunday (March 7).

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was also seen in a road show at 4 pm to protest the hike in fuel prices with an all-women road show in Siliguri.

In another update, kicking off Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign in poll bound states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a one-day visit to the two states on Sunday. During his visit, Shah will launched "Vetri Kodi Eandhi" or Vijay Sankalp Mahasamaprk Abhiyaan - a door to door campaign in Suchindram Town. He also held a road show in Kanyakumari.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Janaushadhi Diwas celebrations and dedicated the 75th Janaushadhi Kendra at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong on Sunday.

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7 March 2021, 21:46 PM

If DMK comes into power, 10 lakh jobs will be created each year. In the next 10 years, we will bring 1 crore population out of low poverty and Tamil Nadu will become the first state to have no poor: DMK chief MK Stalin

7 March 2021, 21:45 PM

The newly-formed Assam Jatiya Parishad announced the second list of 50 candidates for the three-phased assembly polls.

7 March 2021, 20:29 PM

"There is a healthy competition going on between LDF and UDF, not for taking Kerala forward but for doing scams. When UDF comes to power, it commits solar scam & when LDF comes to power, it does Dollar, gold scams, "said Home Minister Amit Shah in Thiruvananthapuram rally.

7 March 2021, 20:28 PM

We all are happy that infrastructure maker 'Metro Man' has chosen Bharatiya Janata Party for 'Bharat Nirman': Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah in Thiruvananthapuram (ANI)

7 March 2021, 20:27 PM

Actress Radha & former bureaucrat KV Balakrishnan also joined BJP in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Shangumugham, Thiruvananthapuram. 

7 March 2021, 20:26 PM

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the valedictory function for BJP's Kerala Vijay Yatra being held in Shangumugham area; 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan also present. 

7 March 2021, 19:14 PM

Kerala People's Party chief and actor Devan, actress Radha and former bureaucrat KV Balakrishnan joins BJP in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Thiruvananthapuram.

7 March 2021, 18:10 PM

“'Khela hobe'! We are ready to play. I am ready to play one-on-one... If they (BJP) want to buy votes, take the money and cast your vote for TMC,” said CM Mamata Banerjee.

7 March 2021, 17:00 PM

"Government has gone to Kolkata so we will also go there on March 13 to speak with farmers," said BKU leader Rakesh Tikait.

7 March 2021, 16:10 PM

"I once dreamt of doing something big in life but I never dreamt of being on a platform where such big leaders and the leader of the biggest democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji will be present," says veteran actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata.

7 March 2021, 15:56 PM

"Poribortan (change) will happen in Delhi, not in Bengal. He (PM Modi) said there is no women security in Bengal but look at UP, Bihar & other states. Women are safe in Bengal," says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Siliguri

7 March 2021, 15:52 PM

PM Narendra Modi takes dig at Mamata, said "...a lot has been said about me.. sometimes Ravan, sometimes devil, sometimes goon.. Didi, why so angry?" at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground.

7 March 2021, 15:50 PM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leads 'padyatra' against LPG cylinders' price hike, in Siliguri

7 March 2021, 15:46 PM

You've (Mamata Banerjee) pushed Bengal towards separation instead of development, and thus the lotus is blooming. You've divided people on religious lines, and thus the lotus is blooming: PM Modi in Kolkata rally

7 March 2021, 15:45 PM

“Our goal is not just to change power in the state. We want Bengal's politics to be development-centric, and that is why we are talking about ‘Ashol Poriborton’, says PM Narendra Modi at Brigade Parade ground in Kolkata.

7 March 2021, 15:40 PM

"Tolabaazi, syndicate, commission cut! You have done so many scams that a 'Corruption Olympics' game can be organized. You have played with the hard-earned money of the people and their lives", says PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata. (ANI)

7 March 2021, 15:38 PM

Some days back, when you (Mamata Banerjee) rode a scooty, everyone was praying that you are not hurt. It is good that you didn't fall, otherwise, you would have made an enemy to the state where the scooty was manufactured. Your scooty took a turn towards Nandigram instead of going to Bhawanipore. Didi, I wish everyone well and don't want anyone hurt. But what can I do if the scooty is destined to fall in Nandigram?, says PM Narendra Modi at Kolkata rally

7 March 2021, 15:36 PM

“Our goal is not just to change power in the state. We want Bengal's politics to be development-centric, and that is why we are talking about ‘Ashol Poriborton’, says PM Narendra Modi at Brigade Parade ground in Kolkata.

7 March 2021, 15:18 PM

"They made promises to work for 'Maa, maati, manush'. But you tell me, has TMC been able to bring change in the lives of common people here in the last 10 years?" questions PM Modi at Kolkata's Brigade Ground. 

"You are well aware of the condition of 'Maa, Manush, Maati'. Mothers are being attacked on streets and in their houses. Recently, the cruelty unleashed on an 80-year-old mother has shown their cruel face to the entire country," he added. 

7 March 2021, 15:16 PM

We will strengthen the democratic system destroyed in West Bengal,  PM Assures | "You know it very well how the democratic system has been destroyed here. BJP will strengthen this system, we will bring the change to re-establish public belief in govt systems, in the police, and the administration," PM Narendra Modi assures. 

7 March 2021, 15:13 PM

"The next 25 years are very important for development in Bengal...In 2047, when India will celebrate 100 years of independence, Bengal will lead the country once again," says PM Modi in Kolkata rally. 

7 March 2021, 15:11 PM

"I have come here to make you believe in 'Asol Poribortan'. Belief in Bengal's development, in change of Bengal's situation, in increasing investment & industries in Bengal, & in the reconstruction of Bengal," the Prime Minister said at the rally.

7 March 2021, 15:05 PM

"I have come here to make you believe that we'll work hard for farmers, businessmen & the development of sisters and daughters. We will live every moment to fulfill your dreams," PM Modi said.

7 March 2021, 15:02 PM

The Prime Minister said, "The next 25 years are very important for the development of Bengal. The development here in the next 5 years will lay the foundation for State's development in the next 25 years."

7 March 2021, 14:56 PM

The Prime Minister said that dream of 'sonar bangla' will be fulfilled. "Today, I have come here today to assure you of Bengal's development, to increase investment here, to protect Bengal's culture and to bring change," he said.

7 March 2021, 14:55 PM

"Bengal wants 'shanti', 'sonar Bangla', 'pragatisheel Bangla'," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground.

7 March 2021, 14:47 PM

"This Brigade Parade Ground has been witness to many great leaders and also witnessed those who have disrupted West Bengal's progress. People of Bengal never left their hopes for change," PM Modi said at the Brigade ground.

7 March 2021, 14:45 PM

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will walk for approximately three kilometers in protest of the fuel price hike and will address the party supporters at the Safdar Hashmi Chowk.

7 March 2021, 14:32 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Brigade gorund and receives a grand welcome. Watch live:

 

7 March 2021, 14:16 PM

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee begins her roadshow with party supporters.

7 March 2021, 13:59 PM

"Landed in Kolkata. On my way to the massive party rally. Looking forward to being among Party Karyakartas and the wonderful people of West Bengal," Prime Minister Modi posted from his official Twitter account.

7 March 2021, 13:52 PM

"TMC is not a political party, it has become a private limited company. Its chairman is called Mamata Banerjee and its MD is Tolabaaz Bhaipo," said BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari at Brigade Parade Ground.

7 March 2021, 13:21 PM

Actor Mithun Chakraborty joins Bharatiya Janata Party at PM's rally at Brigade Parade Ground

7 March 2021, 12:15 PM

"I am confident that the AIADMK-BJP-PMK government will be formed in Tamil Nadu," HM Amit Shah said.

7 March 2021, 12:08 PM

The Home Minister said, "Today, we have started our door to door campaign by visiting 11 homes here. Appeal to all to ensure the win of NDA candidate Pon Radhakrishnan from Kankyakumari Lok Sabha seat in by-polls."

7 March 2021, 12:02 PM

As per the schedule of his visit to the state, HM Shah will launch Vijay Sankalp Mahasampark Abhiyan, a door-to-door campaign, at Suchindram Town in Kanyakumari.

7 March 2021, 12:00 PM

HM Amit Shah was accompanied by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and supporters during his visit to the temple.

7 March 2021, 11:01 AM

PM Narendra Modi said that more than 11 crore sanitary napkins are being sold at Janaushadhi centres. Supplements for pregnant women also made available under Janaushadh Janani'. With over 1000 Janaushadhi centres being run by women, the scheme empowers them.

7 March 2021, 10:59 AM

"Today, we have 'Made in India' vaccines for our country and for the world. COVID19 vaccination is being done for free at government hospitals and at the cost of Rs 250 at private hospitals. I have also taken the first dose of the COVID vaccine," PM Modi said.

7 March 2021, 10:48 AM

The Prime Minister said, "PM Janaushadhi Pariyojana is being run across the country for poor and middle-income families. This yojana is a medium of 'seva and rozgar' as it also provides employment opportunities to the youth. As part of the scheme, sanitary pads for girls available at Rs 2.5."

7 March 2021, 10:32 AM

"Medicines are expensive, that's why we have the PM 'Jan Aushadhi ' yojana for the poor which saves their money. I urge people to buy medicines at affordable cost from 'Modi ki Dukaan' (as people like to call it)," Prime Minister Modi said.

7 March 2021, 10:26 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates 7500th Janaushadhi Kendra at NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, via video conferencing

 

 

 

7 March 2021, 09:28 AM

The Trinamool Congress party supporters will gather at Darjeeling More in Siliguri to protest the hike in fuel rates.

7 March 2021, 09:26 AM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will protest the hike in fuel prices on Sunday at 2pm.

7 March 2021, 08:54 AM

People have started arriving at Brigade Parade Ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally today

7 March 2021, 08:24 AM

BJP functionaries including Kailash Vijayvargiya, national General Secretary, Mukul Roy national Vice-President, Sanjay Singh, General Secretary and Swapan Dasgupta, MP, Rajya Sabha are looking into the preparations at Brigade Parade Ground, Kolkata where PM Modi will address a public meeting today.

7 March 2021, 08:14 AM

Mithun Chakraborty to attend PM Modi’s mega rally at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata today.

7 March 2021, 08:12 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address be the first major rally by the BJP in the state after the announcement of election dates. The party is aiming to make it a grand success, drawing a record crowd.