Special category status

Mr. Gandhi criticized Modi government for not fulfilling its promises, “What kind of a prime minister is this, who can’t fulfil a promise he made to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Is Andhra Pradesh not a part of this country that he is not fulfilling the commitment he made to the state? Mr. Modi has got no credibility left. I assure you, in coming days the Opposition will show BJP its true place.”

Meanwhile, demonstrators showed black flags, wore black dresses and staged protests and sit-ins across the state, demanding Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh.

Patna: Two days after Union Minister Giriraj Singh virtually rejected the JD-U’s demand for Special Category status to Bihar, the ruling party on Monday said it was ready to compromise in case special facilities were extended to the state. “In the changed political situation, the Janata Dal-United is ready to compromise on its demand if some …