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Evening brief: PM Modi accuses Cong of insulting Ambedkar; TMC leader claims chopper searched by I-T officials, & more

Apr 14, 2024 06:32 PM IST

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the Congress for “always insulting” Dr Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, adding that his BJP-led central government has “always honoured him”. Addressing a rally in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad district, the PM also said that the grand old party never recognised the contribution of the tribal community. “The Congress always insulted Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, we have honoured him…Because of the Constitution given by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, a tribal woman became the President of India,” PM Modi on the birth anniversary of Ambedkar, as quoted by news agency PTI. Dig deeper

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting (Dr Mohan Yadav-X)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting (Dr Mohan Yadav-X)

Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee alleged on Sunday that a team of the Income Tax (IT) department raided his chopper and searched it in Kolkata. “Instead of removing the @NIA_India DG and SP, @ECISVEEP and @BJP4India chose to deploy MINIONS FROM IT to search and raid my chopper and security personnel today, resulting in NO FINDINGS. The zamindars can exert all their might but Bengal’s SPIRIT OF RESISTANCE will never waver,” Banerjee wrote on his X handle on Sunday afternoon. Dig deeper

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