Addressing the concluding session of the BJP's national executive meet here on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended the party's "Karyakartas" for the gains in 2016 and urged them to keep up the good work and also gear up for the forthcoming Assembly elections in five states.
The party will use the occasion to burnish its pro-poor and pro-weaker sections credentials by citing several government schemes, including the recent sops announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
BJP president Amit Shah addressed the national executive on Friday. The second day of the BJP's national executive meeting will see the participation of former BJP Presidents, party Chief Ministers and around 350 party members.
At the meeting Shah also talked about electoral reforms and advocated simultaneous general and assembly polls.
He also noted that all surveys have given overwhelming support to the Government move and that the poor people are standing by Government.
With opposition parties levelling corruption charges at BJP leadership following the note ban, he asked party leaders to welcome criticism but they should remain unfazed by accusations even as he underlined his humble origins and had lived poverty.
Sitharaman said the Finance Minister also explained difference between 1997 Amnesty scheme by the then government, and the Income Declaration scheme.
He expressed happy that people of the country wholeheartedly supported the government's decision of demonetization despite difficulties.
In 45-50 minute address, the PM emphasised on the uplift of poor and the Government's priority to bring about a real and permanent change in their lives.
"Congress made people stand in queues for milk, ration and everything, which ended after Atal Bihari ji took over", he said.
The Kejriwal-led party has decided that after Punjab and Goa goes to election, two states where AAP is trying to increase its stake, AAP leaders will concentrate on exposing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh.
Briefing the media, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad quoted the PM to say, "BJP will be proactive in disclosing the source of its poll financing as there must be transparency in funds and people have every right to know about the source of money a political party receives". The economic resolution is likely to focus on demonetisation and black money and will analyse the ground situation in each of the five states heading for the polls.
In light of that, he had one of more productive performances finishing with 19 points, six rebounds, and five assists. And Heat guard Dion Waiters, who has been out for the last 19 games with a groin injury, could be back in the lineup.
Investors pay close attention to the performance of the App Store , as Apple now emphasizes its role as a services company. Apple said customers spent almost $240 million on apps and in-app purchases on New Year's Day, the biggest sales day ever.
Her family, who are visiting from New Zealand, had picked her up from the airport and were "well clear" before the incident. A Southwest flight from Fort Lauderdale is scheduled to arrive tonight. " People were trying to run", Lea told MSNBC .
The two-time Heisman Trophy finalist has thrown for 4,173 yards, 38 touchdowns and ran for 583 yards and eight scores this season. Will the stars finally align for Dabo Swinney and the Tigers? "I think we kind of got taken out of the game plan a little bit".
Razer, known for its gaming laptops and accessories, today unveiled its latest product, the world's first triple display laptop. In an interview with Polygon, Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan revealed that his company is seeing lackluster resp.
In Copperas Cove, residents can leave their live trees for curbside pickup on their regularly scheduled day for trash pickup. County parks, community centers or other county facilities may not be used for tree-cycling or dumping of unwanted items.
Macy's comparable sales fell 2.1 percent in November and December, which was at the low-end of its previous guidance. The closures are part of the plan to shutter up to 100 underperforming stores that it had announced last August.
Secretary Fontes said that the old prison "was the only solution available to the state to stop another massive killing". Three other facilities in Amazonas state saw rioting on Sunday and Monday, and 184 inmates escaped, according to Gov.
The South Korean giant Samsung has made its first attempt to enter the gaming PC market with its newly launched Odyssey 15 laptop. The 15-inch model has a battery consumption of 43 watts per hour while the bigger one has can expend around 93 watts per hour.
Since 2008, app makers have received $60 billion from Apple , which means that they received a third of it only thanks to 2016. The number of apps on the App Store also increased, with 2.2 million apps in total, a 20 percent increase from previous year .
US Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook condemned what he said was a "terrorist attack that targeted Israel's defense forces". At least four Israelis were killed when a truck plowed through a crowd in the Talpiyot neighborhood of Jerusalem .
The court house and the security headquarters were reportedly damaged, as well as the Red Crescent and municipality offices. It is set to pave the way for peace talks between Assad's government and the opposition in Kazakhstan later this month.
The IRS found Trump to be in violation of tax laws for his donation to Bondi. "I am member of the Trump transition team". Bondi's office had no comment on whether she was being considered for an unspecified new job in the administration.
If there's a possible spanner in the works on the newly-confirmed Falcon 9 launch date, it may likely be inclement weather. Thales Alenia Space and Orbital ATK are manufacturing the 81 Iridium Next satellites in a plant in Gilbert, Arizona.
If either is involved on Saturday then they could also come face to face with another former Dundalk player in Richie Towell. But Giroud would score the victor in the 89th minute after being set up by Lucas Perez.
SeaWorld now has 22 orcas at its three facilities in Orlando , Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and San Diego California. The whale's health had been declining for months and he had been battling a bacterial infection in his lungs.
First , Ford will let plug-in electric auto owners control their vehicle from home using an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap. Steve Rabuchin, vice president for Amazon Alexa said: "We believe voice is the future, and this is particularly true in cars".
Milwaukee's standout Greek forward made the first game-winning shot of his 3 1/2-year National Basketball Association career. Curry and Durant then combined for nine points in a 12-3 start for the Warriors to regain control in the second half, 81-74.
Various investors have also started going bullish on oil as the prices for oil futures depicted a rise in the last few sessions. Benchmark Brent crude jumped more than 2% to a high of $58.37, up $1.55 a barrel (bbl) and its highest since July 2015.
Israel's military has said it believes a significant number of them were essentially on suicide missions. Azaria would need to submit a pardon request to President Reuven Rivlin or the Israeli Defense Forces.