The move comes after the Bihar CM announced that his party will not join the Union Council of Ministers. Kumar had earlier skipped the NITI Aayog meeting on Sunday which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair the seventh meeting of the Governing Council on August 7.
Terming the ED’s summon to Mallikarjun Kharge “pure harassment”, Congress MP Jairam Ramesh said the Narendra Modi government has “created drama” ahead of Congress’ nationwide protests against inflation, GST hike and price rise on Friday.
Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who is facing flak over his “Mumbai will have no money if the Gujaratis and Rajasthanis were to leave” remarks, said that he is confident that the people of Maharashtra will display their large heart and forgive him.
While TMC general secretary said PM Modi was responsible for the existence of black money, BJP MP Dilip Ghosh slammed TMC saying instead of rectifying their own mistakes, the party is hell-bent on blaming BJP
“At this moment, 38 TMC MLAs are having very good relations with us. Out of them, 21 are directly in touch with me,” Mithun Chakraborty, who joined BJP last year, said at a press conference.
Partha Chatterjee, who was arrested by the ED on Saturday, dialled Wes Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee four times but it went unanswered.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said AAP leaders are not afraid of going to jail as they have not done any wrong. “We’re not scared of jails, not scared of the noose,” Kejriwal said.
“Some foreign countries are deliberately doing cloudbursts in our country. Earlier, they did it in Leh (Ladakh). Later, they did it in Uttarakhand. We have received ‘gloomy, gloomy’ information that they are doing in Godavari basin also,” Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao said.
School Bandh: The ABVP had called for a schools bandh today in Telangana demanding solutions to problems in the government schools and private schools immediately.