Congress, a constituent of the Grand Alliance, hit back claiming that the BJP has the habit of dragging Pakistan and Kashmir into the scenario whenever it faces a tough challenge in Bihar polls.
The minister of state for home was addressing RAF troops on the occasion of the force's 28th anniversary, or raising day, at a Central Reserve Police Force camp here.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said this while responding to questions posed by Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko.
Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the legislation was not against any religion or NGO.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai stated this while replying to a question asked by Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam founder Vaiko.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said in the Rajya Sabha while replying to a question by MDMK’s Vaiko.
The minister, however, said that the center took all necessary measures to ensure that during the period of the inevitable lockdown, no citizen should be deprived of basic amenities
Nityanand Rai said the data, excluding the caste data, have since been finalised and published by MoRD and HUPA.
The MoS Home was speaking after attending a meeting of the party's election management committee, chaired by BJP national president JP Nadda, held at the BJP office in Patna on Friday.
Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted on Tuesday after uproar erupted during a debate on the amended citizenship law and the issue of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Bihar BJP chief sparks row by saying if RJD's Sarfaraz Alam wins in Araria LS bypoll, constituency will become ISI hub
In Araria, where Muslims account for 41 per cent of the electorate, RJD candidate Sarfaraz Alam is pitted in a direct contest against BJP’s Pradip Kumar Singh.
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala also hit out at a section of the media and asked if "bhakt channels" would hold discussions on Bihar BJP president Nityanand Rai's comments.
BJP's Bihar president and MP Nityanand Rai earlier said “all fingers and hands raised against the prime minister” should be broken or chopped off.
Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai, who warned of dire consequence to those pointing fingers against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday apologised for his statement.
Bihar BJP chief and MP Nityanand Rai says fingers raised at PM Modi should be 'chopped off', draws opposition flak
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi was present on stage when Rai proposed these steps against any form of dissent against Modi.