Today in New Delhi, India
Aug 21, 2019-Wednesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -
LIVE BLOG

Highlights: ‘Congress stalling legal process in Ayodhya case,’ says PM Modi

BJP national council meet Highlights: The national council meeting is likely to be the last one before the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

By Kumar Uttam | Jan 12, 2019 20:25 IST
highlights

On the second day of BJP’s national council meet which began on Friday, top party leaders came face to face with national council members. The national council meeting is likely to be the last one before the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

As opposition is forming alliances, today’s meeting focussed on BJP’s strategy against opposition for a guaranteed win in Lok Sabha 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also delivered a valedictory speech at the event.

Follow highlights here:

2:51 pm IST

PM Modi sets tone for 2019, asks “What kind of PM you want?”

Addressing BJP’s national convention, PM Modi sets tone for 2019 and asks to choose the prime servant for the country.

“Do you want a servant, who works 18 hours for you, or the one who goes on a sabbatical when the country needs him the most?” questioned PM Modi.

2:48 pm IST

Those out on bail don’t believe in the law of land: PM

Targeting the Congress, PM Modi said, “How can those who don’t believe in country’s institution, will respect this country? Those who are out on bail don’t believe in the law of land or the institution.”

2:43 pm IST

It is now a fight between sultanate and constitution: PM Modi

“For Congress, every authority such as RBI, CAG, CBI is incorrect. For them, only they are correct. Anyone who opposes their authority is incorrect. It is now a fight between sultanate and constitution. When I was the CM of Gujarat, they tried to attack me using their agencies. They even jailed Amit Shah,” said PM Modi

2:38 pm IST

Congress stalling legal process in Ayodhya case: PM

PM Modi attacked Congress over Ayodhya case and said, “Congress is stalling legal process in Ayodhya case. It is sending lawyers to Supreme Court as it doesn’t want any solution to the Ayodhya issue.”

“Congress is trying to obstruct the Ayodhya case through its lawyers, Congress was even ready to impeach the CJI using false allegations, what kind of mentality does the Congress have which works against the country’s interest on every issue?” questioned PM Modi.

2:32 pm IST

Parties who opposed Cong surrendering to it just to keep BJP away: PM

Attacking the proposed Mahagathbandhan, PM Modi said “the parties who opposed Congress are surrendering to it just to keep BJP away.”

2:24 pm IST

‘Their abuses, lies not going to stop me’: PM

“When all their scheming failed, they are now resorting to hurling abuses and lies, but these won’t deter the chowkidaar. The fear of chaukidaar is changing this country’s governance,” said PM Modi.

2:21 pm IST

When we came to power, we ended Congress process of lending loans: PM Modi

“Before 2014, there were two processes to get loans from banks - one was Common process and the other was Congress process. But, when we came to power, we ended the Congress process of lending loans,” said PM Modi.

2:18 pm IST

Under BJP rule, country’s economy is moving towards transparency in our rule: PM Modi

“Under BJP’s regime, the country is moving towards transparency. Before 2014, there was no value for common taxpayers,” said PM Modi.

2:11 pm IST

No schemes named after me: PM Modi

“They (Congress) are attacking us saying that we have kept the policies same, but have changed the names. But, you tell me which of our policies or scheme has Modi’s name attached to it. From the very beginning, they teach us in BJP that the country comes before us,” said PM Modi.

2:06 pm IST

For Opposition, farmers are mere vote bank: PM

“The opposition is looking at our food provider farmers as their vote bank. But, the farmers of this country know that the suggestion to increase the MSP was just on papers. But, when our government came to power, we increased the MSP for farmers,” said PM Modi.

2:01 pm IST

When youths get right guidance, right facilities, they don’t need anything else to sustain them: PM Modi

“When youths get right guidance, right facilities, they don’t need anything else to sustain them, they don’t have to be dependent,” said PM Modi.

1:56 pm IST

10% quota brought to ensure equality: PM

“10% quota for poorer sections has been brought to ensure equality. The reservation to economic weaker sections of the society has increased the self-confidence of new India,” said PM Modi.

1:51 pm IST

BJP rule has proved that govt can be run without corruption: PM

“BJP’s regime has proved that a government can run without being involved in any corruption,” said PM Narendra Modi at BJP’s national convention.

1:48 pm IST

Not a single corruption charge against us: Modi

“This has happened for the first time in the history of the country that there is no corruption allegation on the allegation. The previous govt’s regime was tainted with scam allegations,” said PM Modi

1:42 pm IST

It is the dedication of BJP worker which makes everyday auspicious: PM Modi

“It is the dedication of Bharatiya Janata party worker which makes everyday auspicious. The party, which had two MPs,which was running from a two-room building is today holdingsuch a huge convention,” said PM Modi

01: 32 pm IST

Ensure BJP in power from Parliament to panchayat: Amit Shah

Ensure BJP in power from Parliament to panchayat, Amit Shah tells cadre

01: 28 pm IST

Our rivals have won but we have not been defeated says Amit Shah

Our rivals have won in other states but this doesn’t mean we have been defeated, Amit Shah says.

01: 28 pm IST

No alliance can defeat us. We have support of 22 crore families: Shah

If we have blessings and support of 22 crore families of weaker background, no alliance can defeat us.

01:26 pm IST

Every other political party aims at development of their community: Amit Shah

Every other political party aimed at development of only their caste, community . But no one had ever thought of sabka sath sabka vikas, says Amit Shah.

01: 11 pm IST

Opposition will fight over PM post after 2019 polls, says Jaitley

Opposition will fight over PM post after 2019 polls, says Arun Jaitley

01: 11 pm IST

Narendra Modi is the only PM to perform so well: Arun Jaitely

Narendra Modi is the only PM to have performed so well for 5 years. He works for people, says Jaitely

01:00 pm IST

No opposition leader has qualities like Modi: Jaitley

Opposition leaders get nervous in front of our leader PM Modi, says Arun Jaitley. No leader has qualities like Modi who have such decision making sense and leadership qualities.

12: 16 pm IST

SP-BSP alliance is for their survival: RS Prasad

The SP BSP alliance is for their survival, it’s not in the interest of the country or Uttar Pradesh.

12:15 pm IST

Rahul has learnt to insult India from foreign soil: RS Prasad

Rahul Gandhi has learnt to insult India from foreign soil. We will draw the right lesson from poll defeat in assembly election. Rahul should answer about his Jumla (farm loan waiver) - what’s happening in Punjab and Karnataka.

12: 05 Pm IST

This election is not of UP, this is for India: Prasad on SP- BSP Alliance

This election is not of UP, this is for India. People will look for a leader who will lead India. We will win 74 seats in Up. Our NDA is strong.

12: 05 pm IST

BJP committed to provide justice for Muslim Women: RS Prasad

Our resolution criticise Congress for opposing triple talaq. We are committed to provide justice for Muslim women.

12: 04 pm IST

Only glue of alliance is hatred against Modi: RS Prasad

Only glue of alliance is hatred against Modi. We have appeared to Millenium voters to vote for Modi.

12: 03 pm IST

2019 election is a choice between stability versus instability: Prasad

2019 election is a choice between stability versus instability. Honest courageous leader versus unknown leader of a unstable combination. Majboot Sarkar (Strong govt) versus majboor sarkar (helpless govt)

12:02 PM IST

Congress continues to play with national security: Ravi Shankar

Congress ruled India for 58 years, but it continues to play with national security. India need fighter plane. Today when it is being procured through transparent mechanism, Congress campaign is based on lies.

11: 50 am IST

PM Modi ensured no opportunity for terrorists: Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at BJP National Convention in Delhi: We have not had one major terrorist attack in this country after 2014. This govt under the leadership of PM Modi has ensured one thing that there shall not be an opportunity for terrorists to disturb peace.

11:37 am IST

India achieved a milestone with several countries because PM maintained a diplomatic relationship: Sitharaman

“We achieved a milestone with several countries because PM Modi maintained a diplomatic relationship with all global leaders,” said defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman

11:35 am IST

Country can foresee a bright future only under leadership of PM: Sitharaman

“The country can foresee a bright future only under the leadership of PM Modi,” said defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman

11:25 am IST

Non-performance, corruption were the features of the previous govt: Gadkari

“Non-performance and corruption were the features of the previous government. But, after we came to power, good governance,ease of business and development has been delivered by Modi ji and our government in 4.5 years as we promised in our manifesto,” Nitin Gadkari was quoted by news agency ANI

11:18 am IST

PM Modi, Amit Shah arrive at Ramlila Ground to attend BJP National Convention

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have arrived at Ramlila Ground to attend the two-day BJP National Convention. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, FM Arun Jaitley and former MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan are also present at the venue.