While addressing a rally in Bargarh, Odisha, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi slammed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rising unemployment and their “utter failure” to create job opportunities to youths.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday slammed the Congress party and said that Rahul Gandhi must apologise to the nation for his close aide Sam Pitroda’s ‘deplorable’ comment on the Balakot air strike by Indian Air Force (IAF).
Congress leader Sam Pitroda clarified his remarks saying, “I just said as a citizen I am entitled to know what happened. I am not talking on behalf of party, just speaking as a citizen. I have right to know, what is wrong in it?”
After much speculation, ex-cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined the BJP Friday in the presence of several Union ministers. Gambhir, speaking to the media, said he joined the party because he was inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on third day of her boat campaign garlanded the idol of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. Soon after she left, BJP workers washed the idol with Gangajal.