"Only chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' does not prove your love for the country. You don't have the right to chant Bharat Mata Ki Jai if you are not going to give justice to people and if you are forcing farmers to protest on the streets," Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Wednesday.
In another news, the AAP put on a good show in the five bye-elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Wednesday, winning four seats including Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C, Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri. The Congress won the Chauhan Banger ward. In the last polls, AAP had won four seats while one seat was held by the BJP.
Meanwhile, India's services activity expanded at the fastest rate in a year during February, while employment fell further and companies noted the sharpest rise in overall expenses, a monthly survey said on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, the Union Cabinet today gave ex post facto approval to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France on renewable energy cooperation. The Cabinet also gave its approval for a five-year pact between India and Fiji for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
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