Sources indicated that the additional charges given to Irani and Tomar are temporary arrangements ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle, when these ministries will get full-time ministers
Vice Presidential candidates file nominations in Parliament, both express gratitude towards their respective parties for trusting them with the responsibility. NDA’s pick Venkaiah Naidu already gathers support from regional parties AIADMK, TSR, INLD ahead of August 5 election
Venkaiah Naidu was picked as the NDA nominee for the vice presidential election in August. He was at the Parliament House today to file his nomination papers.
Ministers were fanning out across the country even as 600 training classes have been held for officers in this regard, Naidu said. Further, the GST Council, which had representatives from both the Centre and state governments, would discuss various issues, he said.
Describing the Modi government’s Goods and Services Tax GST) law as “very, very imperfect”, the Congress leader had said Thursday that it could not be labelled “one nation, one tax” since it had seven or more tax rates.
Apparently referring to the opposition’s presidential nominee Meira Kumar’s comments that she was fighting an “ideological battle”, Naidu said the only ideology the president could have was the commitment to the Indian Constitution.
“GST is going to bring great relief to people. I appeal to those working in the real estate to pass on to buyers the message of benefits of this tax,” Naidu said.
Stressing that the PM had conveyed the govt’s stand on the lynchings, that law should not be taken into one’s own hands, Venkaiah Naidu said that there are some who are trying to give such events a political colour. “Some people are trying to overplay, some are trying to politicise it and some are trying to communalise it.”
Addressing a gathering at the launch event at the Nirman Bhavan, Venkaiah Naidu said, “The flats are being offered on a freehold basis. Also, the scheme has been linked with the Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana.”
Naidu meanwhile appealed to the people not to take law into their own hands, but report any violation to law enforcement agencies
“Being a disaster-prone border state which is strategically sensitive, the importance of Doordarshan and AIR for the remote parts of Uttarakhand is very high,” said Venkaiah Naidu. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat called the launch of the centers “a milestone in the development of the state”
GST launch: In a letter to presidents of 50 national and state political parties, Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh called the launch of GST a “momentous occasion”. The Opposition, however, is boycotting the launch.
Faridabad lynching: On Tuesday, the Haryana Government ended its silence on the killing with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar promising to bring the murders to justice.
The Union Minister and BJP leader said that happiness for him was meeting people and serving them
“In 1975, then President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed a proclamation imposing Emergency without even a Cabinet decision, simply on the basis of a letter written by the then prime minister and thus trampled upon all democratic rights of the people,” Venkaiah Naidu said.