'Chidambaram giving excuses for Congress' damaging inability': Trinamool on failed Goa alliance call
The TMC leadership also asked the veteran Congress leader to look at his own party's "inability and failure" to keep its flock together.
Renowned archaeologist and Padma Bhushan awardee R Nagaswamy, who was the first director of Tamil Nadu’s Department of Archaeology, died at the age of 91 on Sunday.
The TMC had approached Chidambaram with a formal offer for pre-poll alliance for the February 14 Goa polls, Trinamool leader Abhishek Banerjee on Thursday said.
Congress leader and the party's Goa polls in-charge P Chidambaram had earlier said that no 'concrete' offer but a mere suggestion for a pre-poll alliance with Congress was made by the TMC.
Stepping up barb against the Congress Party, the TMC leaders –Mahua Moitra (in charge of TMC Goa polls) and Sushmita Dev, took to Twitter, saying that their party was serious about defeating BJP in Go
Chidambaram asserted that there is a "strong and intense anti-BJP, anti-incumbency wind blowing in Goa".
Chidambaram also claimed that the mainstream media had banished the story of Home Ministry's action related to Missionaries of Charity (MoC) from its pages and termed it 'sad and shameful'.
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The Congress had released its first list of eight candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Goa last week, fielding former chief minister Digamber Kamat from the Margao constituency.
The Congress has been critical of the government's vaccine strategy and has demanded that vaccinations be speeded up and booster shots be provided to prevent another wave of coronavirus.
The former Union minister said there is enough research and scholarly writing to conclude that booster shots are an imperative.
The former Union minister was responding to questions at a press conference where he was asked about Banerjee unleashing a relentless assault on the Congress.
'Modi has no fear of anything--his party, MPs, CMs, ministers, the president, the vice president, judges, God or anyone else,' says the senior Congress leader said.
Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday that 6,535 full-time teaching posts were vacant in the central universities, 403 across IIMs and 3,876 in the IITs.
Rijiju on Friday said in Lok Sabha that the Ministry of Home Affairs has no proposal under consideration to scrap Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) dealing with sedition.