Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday stated that the Centre doesn’t need any “clearance certificate” from Congress over India and China border issue as under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership India’s security and dignity is fully maintained.
“Without understanding the history and geography of the issue, Congress leaders are giving irresponsible statements. Even those who are wise in the Congress party are unable to understand the behaviour of their leadership. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi, the country’s security and dignity is fully maintained and we don’t need any clearance certificate from Congress,” said Naqvi while speaking to ANI.
“The party (Congress) seems to be not doing well mentally. They have become a joke while making fun of our corona warriors and soldiers,” he added.
The Union Minister further said that only the Congress does not mean Opposition and pointed out that leaders like BSP supremo Mayawati and several others have extended their support to the government at this hour.
“Congress does not mean Opposition. It is a family which fits in one photo frame. The members of this feudalistic family on their own become Opposition and its voice. It is like Indira is India and India is Indira or Congress is Opposition and Opposition is Congress,” he said.
Earlier in the day, BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda had launched a veiled attack on the Congress’ first family and its scion, stating that a “rejected and ejected dynasty” is not equal to the entire Opposition and relaunch of “the scion” for “nth time” can wait as it is a time for unity and solidarity.
Speaking about the recent all-party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi over India and China border tension, he said it is the Opposition’s right to ask questions and while several opposition leaders fully supported the Centre in determining the way ahead, only “one family” was exceptional.
The recent Galwan valley clash between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh claimed 20 lives of Indian Army personnel.
Indian intercepts have revealed that the Chinese side suffered 43 casualties including dead and seriously injured.
Instagram Down: Giving 5xx Server Error
Update 19 Mar 2021 23:38 IST: Instagram and other apps are now working fine.
Instagram is currently facing downtime and users from all around the world are reporting Instagram Server Down on Twitter. Some users are also facing downtime on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
The Instagram app is showing “couldn’t refresh feed”. and the Instagram website is giving 5xx Server Error.
Earthquake in Nalanda, Patna – Bihar with 3.5 Magnitude
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 was reported near Nalanda in Bihar on Monday night, according to India’s National Center for Seismology.
The epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km northwest (NW) of Nalanda, Bihar, India, the agency said. The earthquake struck at 9:23 PM IST at a depth of 5 km from the surface. Tremors were also felt in Gaya, Bhagalpur, Nalanda, Patna.
Uttarakhand Power Plant Damaged After The Glacier Burst
Uttarakhand: A glacial burst in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand triggered an avalanche and massive flooding of the Alaknanda and Dhauliganga rivers on Sunday morning, forcing the emergency evacuation of thousands from surrounding areas, and damaging houses and the nearby Rishiganga power project.
Disaster response and management teams have been deployed to conduct search-and-rescue and relief operations. Around 100 to 150 people may have been killed, Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Om Prakash told news agency ANI. Authorities fear hundreds more may still be stuck. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Assam to campaign for Assembly polls, tweeted: “India stands with Uttarakhand and the nation prays for everyone’s safety.”
Disaster management teams have been mobilized and hundreds of ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) have been rushed for rescue operations.
SN Pradhan, chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), said that teams from the relief force have been moved for search-and-rescue and relief operations in Uttarakhand where a glacial burst has triggered an avalanche. “The glacial burst has taken out a bridge constructed by the Border Road Organisation. Also in the higher reaches, the Rishiganga hydel project also has been damaged,” he said.