Topic: Narendra Modi
In her last editorial, the journalist Gauri Lankesh said that spreading fake news had contributed to the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party.
Continuing its attack on the BJP, the Congress on Thursday said that the Narendra Modi government is pushing the country towards a 'financial emergency'.
Gandhi said that "BJP has institutionalised lies" and stated that the party is fudging data on coronavirus and related deaths, Gross Domestic Product figures and the recent standoff with China.
In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the DMK leader urged him not to include salary and farm income to figure out beneficiaries for reservation in education and jobs and for welfare schemes and continue the existing policy. Stalin who is also the leader of opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly urged the PM to abolish NEET for medical admissions.
With the country's COVID-19 cases crossing the five lakh-mark, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said theBJP government has no plan to defeat the pandemic and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surrendered as he refuses to fight the pandemic.
Disinformation is no substitute for diplomacy or decisive leadership – Manmohan Singh’s advice to PM Modi
"We remind the Government that disinformation is no substitute for diplomacy or decisive leadership. The truth cannot be suppressed by having pliant allies spout comforting but false statements"