‘Can’t have a straitjacket formula; bring Centre’s loan waiver under ambit of case’
Aam Aadmi Party has also filed a petition in the top court, with similar arguments.
Last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned people against what he called the 'revdi culture' of offering freebies for garnering votes and said it is 'very dangerous'.
Independence is always accompanied by the litany of patriotism. It is not Independence but its consequence, the nation-state, that becomes the glorified entity.
Metro stations choked as party distributes 80,000 free tickets
Next in the series is ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’, which will be led by senior party leader Rahul Gandhi and cover the entire state.
The Modi government, said Rao, was acting against the federal spirit and centralising powers.
The Congress will strongly oppose any misrepresentation of historical facts and every attempt to put great leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, in the dock based on falsehoods, the Congress president said.
The priest of Renkoji temple and the Japanese government agreed to a DNA test of Netaji's remains, said Anita Bose Pfaff.
Lamenting the fact that many nations that got independence after India surpassed it, he reiterated that education and healthcare are key to becoming a rich country.
"He also found fault with the Centre's decisions like cutting in FRBM loan limit and others. The Centre hatched a conspiracy again the State governments to destabilise them financially," Rao said.
Contributions of women revolutionaries are everlasting, present generation should draw inspiration: NTR DC
NTR district collector S Dilli participated in a rally organised by Vasavya Mahila Mandali as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Sunday.
“People call my husband ‘Sardar’ and me ‘Iron Woman of Vijayawada’, she said. She, however, is not completely happy. “Whenever I hear about atrocities on girls, it hurts me,” she added.
Pingali Venkayya earned several titles, including Patthi (Cotton) Venkayya, Diamond Venkayya and Japan Venkayya. However, the name that stays forever is Jhanda (flag) Venkayya.
As the country celebrates 75 years of Independence, centenarian freedom fighter Etykuri Krishnamurthy laments the practice of politicians encouraging dissonance among religions.
People in the city’s hinterland recall their deep connections with the freedom struggle and Partition that still evoke feelings of pride over the past and disappointment with the present.
The Salt Satyagraha of Ankola in 1929 was not just successful, but also inspired many others across the state to replicate the movement.
In the summer of 1932, Kadakam, a sparsely populated village on the fringes of a thin forest in Kasaragod burst into revolt against the British.
Chief Minister N Rangasamy said steps have been taken to include Puducherry's freedom struggle in Tamil Nadu's textbooks.
State governments should not dole out 'non-merit freebies' such as gifts and consumer durables beyond their fiscal capabilities, according to former Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar.