The ruling party wondered what was the fuss about when Rahul had been alloted a seat as per "protocol", adding that the BJP leaders were treated similarly during the Congress rule but it had never made it an issue. He is also the president of India's largest opposition party.
"Where did Rajnath Singh ji and Nitin Gadkari ji sit as BJP chiefs at Republic Day events during the Congress-led UPA government", BJP National Spokesperson Anil Baluni said. He said that BJP leaders were not even given seats in the VIP area during the Congress era. It shows that Congress party still believes in aristocracy and not in democracy'.
"Rahul is trying to tell he is a super VVIP and should be put ahead of everyone else even if he doesn't have any position or does not fall in the protocol list", Rao said.
The letter is as much an appeal to the people to defend the Constitution as a critique of Narendra Modi government's alleged failures on protecting constitutional rights, including freedom of expression and atrocities on Dalits. "The arrogant rulers deliberately seated Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the fourth row, then sixth row, on Republic Day, discarding all convention".
Penn State hands No 13 Ohio State 1st Big Ten loss
For Ohio State , playing its fifth game in 11 days, it was a huge disappointment in what has been a surprisingly good season. Garner finished with 14 points and Josh Reaves , who returned after missing the previous four games, had 10 off the bench.
Congress sources said the party president had always been seated in the front row since Independence.
In 2017, the former Congress president Sonia Gandhi was assigned a seat in the front row and was seen sitting along with BJP president Amit Shah. Congress communication chief Randeep Surjewala tweeted, "The Modi government's cheap politics is for all to see".
Meanwhile, India celebrated its 69th Republic Day with a grand display of the country's military might and rich cultural diversity in the presence of leaders from all the ASEAN nations, in a historic first and unprecedented strategic outreach to the powerful bloc.
The victim went to the school nurse for an Epipen but was rushed to the hospital instead where she recovered. The teen with the severe allergy was taken for treatment immediately and is OK, according to police.
A month earlier, Los Angeles County prosecutors claimed Fletcher, Culpepper and the rap mogul had tried to bribe witnesses. Knight was behind the wheel of the vehicle in which Shakur was riding when he was fatally shot near the Strip in 1996.
Meanwhile Nathan Lyon became the leading wicket taker of 2017 as he bullied England's elongated tail mercilessly. They needed a fresh injection of life ahead of the ODI series and they got exactly that.
Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) [ Trend Analysis ] runs in leading trade, it surging 1.06% to trade at $133.32. Consulta Ltd increased its stake in Starbucks Corp ( SBUX ) by 12.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Firefighters said the blaze is thought to have started in the emergency room of the hospital in Miryang on Friday morning. Most of those who died were on the first and second floors, said Mr Choi, but added that there were no deaths from burns.
It alone is responsible for the design, manufacture and assembly of the advanced composite wings for every CSeries aircraft. Boeing's failure to prove the "threat of harm" is a major setback both for the company and the 737-700 and MAX 7 products.
RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WMT in report on Monday, July 24 with "Sell" rating. (NYSE:BAX) for 655 shares. Hap Trading Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 45,787 shares. 3,705 were accumulated by Wellington Shields & Limited Liability.
But even as he gets ready to play in his 8th Super Bowl he is still considered one of the best players to play in the game. Both Gronkowski and Wise are listed as "Out" for Friday on the Pats' official injury report, but that's no surprise.
The additional ligament damage doesn't change much, Wentz said, nor does he believe it will prolong his return to the field. Nick Foles has replaced Wentz, and the Eagles haven't missed a beat. "I'm not trying to overdo anything", Wentz said.
There's still time to get your flu shot
Of the 332 people in the study who suffered heart attacks within seven days of getting the flu , 69% hadn't received a flu shot. There has been one death in MI as a 12-year-old boy from Saint Clair County died two weeks ago from flu like symptoms.
34M will get flu, CDC estimates
There were also 156 confirmed cases in Broome County, 217 in Dutchess County, 1,190 in Westchester, and 1,207 in Monroe County. This is being labeled the worst flu season in recent memory and swamping a number of hospitals across CT .
Paragon to shut down on April 26
Less than two weeks ago, a member of the Paragon team took to Reddit for an "open discussion" on where they were at with Paragon . As player population decreases, matchmaking times and the quality of matches are likely to get worse.
Sevens: Black Ferns thrash Canada to set up Kiwi/Aus final
Earlier, Ravouvou and Dickson had bagged try-scoring doubles as New Zealand routed Russian Federation 61-0 in their opening match. The final quarter-final spot was decided when US won its second match by beating Canada in the last match of the day.
Olympic Athletes and Competitions to Watch
Olympians at the Winter Olympics , while Shani Davis will become the country's first speedskater to compete in five Winter Games. Davis is the most decorated athlete on the United States roster, a two-time 1,000-meter champion and two-time 1,500m runner-up.
Google brings Files Go file manager update in the Play Store
For example, you can open a word document on the Word app on Google docs or other compatible apps that you may have installed. The new feature is meant to give Android users more flexibility and control when they want to open different types of files.
DeLauro to survey hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico
The storm ravaged the Caribbean Sea in September, leaving much of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands without power for months. The process of selling PREPA assets will launch this week, as of the island's energy customers continue living without power.
WWE Royal Rumble 2018: 5 Possible Men's Rumble 'Swerves'
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