While in Bangalore, Modi also said that there had been a 180 percent increase in the allocation of funds for Karnataka after his government came to power in the Centre. Pro-Kannada parties had observed a bandh on 25 January and had proposed a bandh on Sunday to coincide with the Prime Minister's visit seeking his intervention in the Mahadayi river water sharing issue between Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra.
Launching a no-holds-barred attack on the ruling party in his hour-long speech in Hindi, Modi said the country did not any more need its 'ruinous culture.
Meanwhile, a Twitter war erupted between Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP state chief BS Yeddyurappa over the former's comment on the development in the state veiled as an invitation to the Prime Minister. Bengaluru is most dynamic and fastest growing city in the world.
In his address, Modi recalled the names of Karnataka's icons-Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Mahatma Basavaeshwara, Maadara Chennaiah, Veera Rani Kittur Chennamma, Sangolli Rayanna, Shishunala Sharief and Sir M.V. Visveswariah-and said, "This is a land blessed by such great men". While referring to the law and order situation, Modi said on the one hand, the BJP at the Centre was trying to take India forward, while on the other, in Karnataka "there is such a government that there is a reverse flow". Looks like these two can't even agree on a "FAKE' figure!" "'Shah of Lies" Amit Shah says Rs. 3 lakh crore. He doesn't know anything other than that.
The BJP deployed all its star campaigners such as its national president Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
Will Rahul Gandhi maintain silence on Divya Spandana's comment while he sacked Mani Shankar Aiyar just because his jibe came close to Gujarat election and Karnataka is still some months away?
# There are serious allegations of corruption against Congress leaders. "To free from Congress' culture, from society, from public life, from politics".
In the upcoming elections, Modi said, the Siddaramaiah-led government would face a rout.
On crime, he blamed the Congress government in Karnataka of turning a blind eye to the "scores of political activists" killed in the state.
In a speech that was largely focussed on rural development, the prime minister listed out schemes for farmers, healthcare and SMEs - some of the big ticket announcements from the Union Budget - emphasising that these will help raise the standard of living in rural India and stem migration into cities. "The BJP is committed to a second green revolution and is giving "TOP' priority to the farmers". "TOP" means "Tomato, Onion & Potato".
Protesters from across Greece converge in Athens' main square outside parliament to protest a potential Greek compromise. Athens thus seeks guarantees that the use of the name by its neighbour implies no claim to parts of its own territory.
The nation also conducted its sixth nuclear weapon test a year ago , claiming that the weapon they detonated was a hydrogen bomb. North Korea also reportedly attempted to obtain a monitor that measures gas emissions when chemical weapons are produced.
The notion of a Prince hologram - which was first reported by TMZ - doesn't come completely out of the blue (or the purple). Meanwhile, Timberlake, who has one Super Bowl performance under his belt, called Prince "the greatest all-around musician".
The Dow closed slightly higher Thursday, but nonetheless finished about 900 points lower at closing Friday than at Monday's open. All 30 of the Dow's component stocks fell, with energy , technology and financial shares posting some of the heaviest declines.
The Eagles are a ferocious team, however, with the superior defense and the ability to run the football with power when necessary. Kind of an important factor: the Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions, and most of last year's team is back.
A crash between an passenger train and a train in on Sunday killed two people and injured about 70 others, authorities said . Matthew Cheeseman, a schools superintendent from North Carolina, says he's very thankful that he and his family are OK.
Incident had started with a minor collision of motorcycle of the accused. "Three people have been arrested and SP is on the spot". While three were arrested, efforts were on to nab the others, Goyal said. "[The] guilty will be punished", Khattar tweeted.
The Clearview fire chief says 41 teenagers, three adults and the driver of the bus were all treated at the scene. On Friday, Glenn Attridge, president of Attridge Transportation, had said the students were from St.
Indian forces say there have been over 130 instances of ceasefire violations by Pakistan last month, the highest since 2014. The officials said that the situation was very tense as firing and shelling by Pakistani troops continued round the clock.
Cuomo ignored the denial and unveiled the blue-and-white highway signs in 2014, touting them as a way to boost tourism. But, if NY and federal officials reached an agreement by September, the money could be restored, News 8 was told.
The Maldivian opposition accused Yameen of resisting local and global pressure to comply with the court's order, reports said. The Maldives, known for luxury tourist resorts, became a multiparty democracy 10 years ago after decades of autocratic rule.
The Syrian American Medical Society says its hospitals in the area treated 11 patients for chlorine gas poisoning. Unlike sarin, chlorine gas is relatively easy to produce and is not banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention.
PLO leaders are meeting after the Palestinian Central Council - another arm of the organisation - called for the step last month. President Donald Trump on December 6 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, increasing the tension across the region.
Since 2014, the BJP has lost six by-polls out of eight and has suffered huge losses in elections to panchayats and municipalities. According to reports, BJP got zero votes in Adarwa, a Jat dominated polling booth in Dudu Assembly segment of Ajmer.
And when they get the ball they'll see this white line of jerseys coming at them. "So he wants to go fox-hunting this week". England appeared to be found wanting past year when Italy unleashed their no-ruck tactic labelled "The Fox".
Trump ordered a year ago, the revision, led by the Pentagon of the USA nuclear arsenal and the policies that govern it. In addition to new kinds of nuclear weapons, the document calls for the modernization of the U.S.'s current arsenal.
This snow, along with reduced visibilities, will have an impact on the Monday late afternoon and evening commute. As temperatures climb into the low 40s by Sunday afternoon, the precipitation should change over to all rain.
Antonio Conte has reiterated that he plans to stay at Chelsea next season despite ongoing speculation about his future . This is the only thing I trust, my work, in my work", he said. "I don't understand why it is only around me".