New Delhi: With the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka looking unstable after the resignation of 13 MLAs, the state’s BJP and Congress were busy taking potshots at each other. The Congress compared Modi’s regime to the infamous Delhi sultan Muhammad bin Tughluq and the BJP replied in kind. Nothing like twitter war with historical references.
ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ತುಘಲಕ್ ಆಡಳಿತಕ್ಕೆ ಬೇಸತ್ತು ಲೋಕಸಭಾ ಚುನಾವಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಂಕಿಗೆ ಇಳಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ನಿಮ್ಮ ಸಮ್ಮಿಶ್ರ ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ದುರಾಡಳಿತಕ್ಕೆ ಬೇಸತ್ತು ನಿಮ್ಮ ಶಾಸಕರೇ ರಾಜೀನಾಮೆ ನೀಡುವ ಮೂಲಕ ಉತ್ತರ ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ವಿನಾ ಕಾರಣ ಬಿಜೆಪಿಯ ಮೇಲೆ ದೂರುವ ಬದಲು ಈಗಲಾದರೂ ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಯ ಕಡೆ ಗಮನಹರಿಸಿ. https://t.co/MV73FiSJoD
— BJP Karnataka (@BJP4Karnataka) July 7, 2019
Karnataka Congress: Narendra Modi is ruling this country with the same qualities as Mohammad bin Tughluq! A politician without morals and worth. Operation Lotus has happened in 10 states. Karnataka should not fall prey to Modi.
BJP Karnataka: Lok Sabha is tired of the Tughlaq administration of the state government. The resignation of your legislators has fuelled the plight of your coalition government. Instead of blaming the BJP for the issue, focus on the development of the state.
Another blame game was playing out between former chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah and BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje. While she blamed him for orchestrating the fall of the state government, he called it a BJP conspiracy. Wait for the next episode in this political soap opera.
Our ministers have voluntarily resigned to help save the government. We will try to accommodate those MLAs who have resigned & interested to be the ministers.
We will reshuffle the cabinet keeping regional aspirations & social obligations in mind.
— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) July 8, 2019
ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರಕಾರದ ಪತನಕ್ಕೆ ಬಾಹ್ಯ ಪ್ರಚೋದನೆಯನ್ನು ನೀಡುತ್ತಾ, ಅದೇ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿರೋಧ ಪಕ್ಷವನ್ನು ದೂಷಣೆ ಮಾಡುವ ಪ್ರಹಸನವನ್ನು ತುಂಬಾ ಯಶಸ್ವಿಯಾಗಿ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದೀರಿ ಸಿದ್ದರಾಮಯ್ಯನವರೇ.
ನೀವೊಬ್ಬ ಪರಿಪೂರ್ಣ ನಟ!! https://t.co/o85XmIT1lX
— Shobha Karandlaje (@ShobhaBJP) July 7, 2019
Shobha Karandlaje: It is Siddaramaiah who is making a far-reaching impeachment of the opposition while simultaneously provoking the fall of the state government. You are the perfect actor !!
Siddaramaiah: I appeal to our leaders and activists not to speak against the alliance government, chief minister or Deve Gowda. Beware of news raised by opponents about the alliance.
As the Congress-JD(S) coalition loses MLAs, the BJP looks to strengthen its numbers. Working President of the BJP, J.P. Nadda even provides a hotline number for those looking to renew their membership. Wonder if the Congress MLAs in the Mumbai hotel are busy dialing the BJP.
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) July 7, 2019
Congress leader and Rajasthan’s Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot is pink with pleasure after Jaipur was declared a UNESCO Heritage site, making it the second walled city in the country to achieve the honour, after Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
Great news !! And what a wonderful feeling having the walled city of #Jaipur now listed as a #WorldHeritageSite @UNESCO 💥💥 we must all join hands and endeavour to make Jaipur a city of pride for now and all future generations 👍
— Sachin Pilot (@SachinPilot) July 6, 2019
National spokesperson of Congress P.L. Punia announced that an FIR has been registered against senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for allegedly saying that Rahul Gandhi consumed drugs. But, the irrepressible Dr. Swamy seemed unperturbed by the FIR and continued his insults as usual.
Coming out of Barabanki Kotwali after filing FIR against BJP MP Subramanyam Swami for making a false and defamatory statement against Congress President Sh Rahul Gandhi. @RahulGandhi @INCIndia @priyankagandhi@INCUttarPradesh @INCChhattisgarh pic.twitter.com/cDBVtdmwIp
— P L Punia (@plpunia) July 7, 2019
RG has said to media that 70 % of Punjab residents will fail the Dope test. Now Buddhu by the same reckoning will also fail the Dope test?
— Subramanian Swamy (@Swamy39) July 7, 2019
A feline friend helps Congress leader Sanjay Jha joke about Times Now’s coverage of ‘Operation Lotus’ – BJP’s strategy of “influencing” opposition MLAs by allegedly offering them money.
— Sanjay Jha (@JhaSanjay) July 8, 2019
Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi was pretty impressed by Kapil Dev’s ‘double’ – actor Ranveer Singh in his upcoming film on the former Indian team captain. We have to say, the resemblance is uncanny.
Nailed the look of literal & namesake Dev of Indian cricket. Full credit to make up team as well as Ranveer.https://t.co/veQwXT5Tkq
— Abhishek Singhvi (@DrAMSinghvi) July 8, 2019
Blue is the colour of the tournament as French President Emmanuel Macron congratulated team USA on their 2-0 victory against Netherlands in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup finale. He had a good word for the organisers too.
Congratulations @USWNT !
Nos Bleues n’ont pas triomphé, mais c’est bien tous ensemble que nous célébrons le succès de cette magnifique Coupe du monde que la France est fière d’avoir organisée. pic.twitter.com/0PxuDyqqnE
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) July 7, 2019
And guess who else congratulated the US team? President Trump. He had earlier called captain Megan Rapinoe disrespectful towards the country after she said she would never visit the White House. Ironically, he had also challenged her to actually win the cup before speaking. Regretting your words now, Mr. President?
Congratulations to the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team on winning the World Cup! Great and exciting play. America is proud of you all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 7, 2019
….in our Country’s history, and the poverty index is also best number EVER), leagues and teams love coming to the White House. I am a big fan of the American Team, and Women’s Soccer, but Megan should WIN first before she TALKS! Finish the job! We haven’t yet….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2019
With inputs from Pia Krishnankutty
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