Launching yet another salvo at the Congress for spearheading the Opposition's plan to observe November 8, the anniversary of demonetisation, as "Black Day", PM Modi alleged that the party was still seething after its illegitimate wealth got wiped out due to the note ban.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday likened the Congress to "termites" and asked the voters of Himachal Pradesh to "uproot" their ruling party and give a three-fourths majority to the BJP. "The leaders in Congress can not bear this, so they are attacking me", the Prime Minister said. "No senior Congress leader came here to campaign".
'The Congress party has left the ground and run away. "It seems they have not only left him to his fate but rather hung him by his fate", he said. "The Congress can not scare me by burning my effigies", he said at a well-attended poll rally in Kullu. After 41 months, the Railway Ministry says they have no such plans.
The Congress was now reduced to propping up rebels against the BJP to create instability in the state following polls but the saffron party was getting huge support, he said. Donning a Himachali cap, Modi, on his third and last round of election tour of the state, said: "In the last 20 years, there has not been a single election where I have not been involved".
He said after the people of Uttar Pradesh brought the BJP to power, the Congress had started to fear that it would find it hard to deal with him even in 2024.
The polls are crucial for the chief ministerial candidates for both parties -veteran Congress leader and incumbent chief minister Virbhadra Singh, 83, and BJP's Prem Kumar Dhumal, 73.
He cited his government's move to provide cooking gas cylinders to poor households, Mudra scheme to boost entrepreneurship, its decision to cap prices of medicine and medical equipment like heart stents, reducing cost of LED bulbs and other measures to showcase its pro-poor and pro- development credentials. There was maximum development in Himachal when Atal Ji was in Delhi and Dhumal Ji was here in Himachal. "A mere change of government will not solve the problem". The results of Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017 will be declared on December 18.
She had blown away the field here a year ago, winning by a margin (3 minutes 34 seconds) not seen in the women's race since 1980. Flanagan placed sixth in the women's marathon in at the Rio Olympics previous year , the top American finish.
The data agency said 18,000 more youths, aged 15 to 24, were employed in October, with all of the growth in full-time work. The consensus call among traders was for a 15,000-job advance, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada.
Delhi has a unique position under the Indian Constitution, with its own state assembly and an administrator in the form of an L-G. It asked the petitioners to file interlocutory pleas in the pending petition which will be taken up by Constitution bench.
Even if they had arrived at a deal, T-Mobile and Sprint would have faced heavy regulatory scrutiny to complete a merger. The companies issued a joint statement Saturday, after a week of speculation, saying they "have ceased talks".
The Manhattan district attorney's office has a senior prosecutor assigned to investigate de la Huerta's rape claims, AP reported. Her allegations come after more than 50 women have accused Weinstein of sexual harassment and abuse .
Ivory has 209 yards and one touchdown on 57 carries, backing up Fournette in six games and starting against the Colts. Jaguars Running Back Leonard Frenette has been taken out of Sunday's lineup against the Cincinnati Bengals .
According to the Warren County Regional Jail's website, Boucher remained in jail as of Saturday afternoon with a bond of $5,000. Rand Paul suffered a minor injury Friday when he was " blindsided " and assaulted outside his home, police said.
The U.S. government is recalling nearly 40 million fire extinguishers, for fear that the products may not work in an emergency. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 37.8 million fire extinguishers because they might not work in an emergency.
Last month, Sessions told the same committee he was not aware of any Trump surrogates having contacts with Russian officials. Sessions made similar denials in two subsequent hearings before Congress on Russian Federation since taking office.
Klopp said: "I decided after just one training session to bring Sadio in from the beginning". "It's a very hard situation for me". The other promoted team, Newcastle, conceded a last-minute goal to Bournemouth in a 1-0 loss.
Saudi forces have reported shooting down missiles fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen on multiple occasions this year. The Houthi rebels have seized control of Yemen's capital Sanaa, which has forced the government into exile.
Gunman wounds several during Sunday church service in Texas
Abbott's communications director tweeted that the governor is headed to Sutherland Springs for a briefing and media availability. A neighbour said the shooting happened just before noon local time at a time when there were about 50 people at the service.
U.S. air strikes target Islamic State militants in Somalia
America has previously carried out more than a dozen drone strikes against the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab group in Somalia. At least six missiles hit Buqa, a mountainous village in the northern state of Puntland, a Somali security official said.
Broadcom is mulling $100B bid to buy chip giant Qualcomm
At issue are the licensing fees that Qualcomm charges for patents that cover the basics of how mobile phone systems work. Qualcomm shares opened at $54.76 but shot up more than 12% on the news, valuing the company at roughly $91 billion.
BlizzCon 2017: Who's Moira, Overwatch's New Hero?
There were three huge announcements given for Overwatch at BlizzCon , Blizzard Entertainment's yearly conference, this year. The new hero, Moira, will be a support hero with the ability to switch and synergize between healing and dealing damage.
Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act begins
"Confusion seems to be one of the key words to describe what we're facing now", said Nicolas Moriello, a Delaware-based broker. The IRS has said it will start rejecting returns filed in 2018 that don't indicate whether the taxpayer had health insurance.