"Go back Modi" Chennai screams as people protest with black flags

14 April, 2018, 10:28 | Author: Sheila Harris
  • Clashes had broken out between two groups during a Ram Navami procession in Bihar’s Aurangabad district | PTI File

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) floated a black balloon with the slogan "Modi Go Back" ' as a sign of their protest against Modi Government for not constituting the Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

To make the "Gram Swaraj Abhiyan" successful, Modi asked all the party public representatives to go from people to people and village to village to ensure that the benefits of government schemes reach women, farmers and poor people.

The Prime Minister will then visit the Cancer Research Institute in Adyar where he will inaugurate its Diamond Jubilee building.

As per the schedule devised by BJP, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will observe fast in Chennai, Minister of State (External Affairs) MJ Akbar will be in Vidisha; while Tourism minister K J Alphons will observe the fast in Kerala. The idea was proposed by DMK working president MK Stalin.

Along with Modi, the delegation also met with the Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar to discuss trade, strategic partnerships, immigration and security coordination. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a slew of BJP leaders who will be observing fast too, at different parts of the country.

"There was a time when critical issue of defence preparedness was hampered by policy paralysis". The corridors will become engines of economic development & growth of defence industrial base.

U.S. deficit to surpass $1 trillion two years ahead of estimates
Projected deficits over the 2018-2027 period have increased markedly since June 2017, when CBO issued its previous projections. He want on decry a planned Balanced Budget Amendment vote in the House this week as a "sham".

Tamil actor and Makkal Neethi Mayyam chief Kamal Haasan issues an "open video" for Prime Minister Modi, appeals him to "deliver justice" that Tamil Nadu is seeking for the Cauvery water issue.

The Prime Minister arrives at the venue of the Defence Expo2018 in Mahabalipuram.

According to reports from Delhi, Modi will observe a day-long fast on Thursday along with all party MPs in protest against the washout of the recent Parliament session.

Protesters in pockets across the city held black flags and floated bunches of black balloons.

Film personalities, such as Bharathiraja, Ameer and Gowtham, joined protesters holding black flags.

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