Reacting to reports about the death of an 11-year-old girl allegedly due to starvation, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman Ajay Bhushan Pandey has said that Santoshi Kumari’s family had got itself enrolled with Aadhaar in 2014 and stringent action should be taken against those who denied social welfare benefits to the family. Activists […]
Vijayan replied to the challenge on his Facebook page, saying: “If the BJP supremo Amit Shah intends to have debate on the levels of development and ideologies, the challenge would be welcomed wholeheartedly.
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi asked who had paid for more than 100 trips Modi had made by chartered planes across India and abroad between 2003 and 2007.
The situation, he said, has improved under his government, and if the feeder supports, Ayodhya could get 24-hour power supply in future. Past governments had done discrimination in distribution of power supply and in development, he added.
The government made this clear in a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on external affairs, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, when members raised queries on the Doklam issue.
The government has already withdrawn 468 criminal cases against the Patidars agitating for reservation benefits.
On October 8, The Wire had published a report stating, among other things, that the turnover of a company owned by (Amit) Shah’s son increased 16,000 times in the year following election of Narendra Modi.
The plea was filed by a law student Kapildeep Agarwal and advocates Kumar Shanu and Paras Jain, who are part of a rights group Whistle for Public Interest.
The Navy is also in the process of constructing three forward operating bases (FOBs) in the islands to allow its Khukri class corvettes to be distributed across various locations in the archipelago.
MHA said state governments often make requests to the Centre for deployment of CAPFs even for occasions where the state should normally be in a position to take all security measures from their own resources.
Reacting to the controversy that stemmed from the EC’s decision to not simultaneously declare polls for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, Chawla said, “It is clear that the decision was taken unanimously by the full Commission. I do not know all the facts, but public perception is very important for the Election Commission. "
According to the Chief Minister’s Office, Siddaramaiah said that it would not be possible to release Rs 26 crore for the occasion.
The case was registered in July, 2012, on the basis of a complaint made by Ajay Maken, the then state minister (independent charge) Youth Affairs and Sports.
During the meeting, Swaraj also welcomed the strong desire of the delegation to strengthen cooperation in strategic, economic, science and technology and space sectors.
CM Yogi Adityanath, Governor, ministers and some priests will address the gathering of locals and tourists, who will assemble at the park for ‘Deepotsav’ — a grand Diwali celebration being organised by the state government for the first time.
“The Centre is trying to impose Hindi and Sanskrit by replacing Tamil,” Stalin said in a statement.
Earlier, the apex court disposed of a petition filed by Dinakaran, challenging a Madras High Court order asking the EC to decide on the dispute between his faction and the EPS-OPS camp over control of the party.
The Congress and BJP, the principal political players in the state, have been registering alternate wins in the 68-member House.
Nanded municipal election results 2017: Incidentally, most sitting AIMIM corporators who switched to the Congress ahead of the elections, retained their seats.
Kovind spoke about critical milestones and national goals that have been set in the context of completion of 75 years of independence in 2022.
This will also be the first time that JD(U) chief and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar shares stage with Modi after his return to the NDA fold. The last time Nitish shared stage with Modi as a part of NDA was at a 2009 rally in Haryana.
Akhilesh on arriving at the venue went straight to his father and touched his feet. He requested Mulayam to pay floral tributes to Lohia first, but Mulayam insisted that Akhilesh do it, seemingly as he is party chief.
The meeting was attended by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of State for Agriculture Krishna Raj, BJP general secretary P Muralidhar Rao, Kisan Morcha vice-president Shailendra Sengar, among others.
Lauding NHRC for its work, Misra said, “Spreading awareness about rights (of citizens) is the first step and that is what NHRC galvanises.”
Section 16(1) of the Advocates Act, 1961 recognises senior advocates.
Rajkot Collector Vikrant Pandey passed the order to withdraw the case against Hardik Patel following instructions from the state government
Interacting with students in Vadodara as part of his second leg of Navsarjan Yatra on Tuesday, Rahul had said: “Have you seen a single woman in an RSS shakha wearing shorts? I have never seen any. Why aren’t women allowed in the RSS?”
Insisting that the RSS chose to work only among men, the outfit’s all-India prachar pramukh Manmohan Vaidya said, “If he wants to see women, he should go to a women’s hockey match. Men and women don’t compete together in sports.’’
Maintaining that farmers, youths and traders are upset with the BJP-led government, Sharad Yadav said that challenges before the opposition parties today are bigger than what JP had faced in the 1970s.
As his cavalcade meandered through the tribal-dominated districts of central Gujarat, Rahul continued to target the PM and BJP president Amit Shah over the controversy surrounding the firm owned by Shah’s son Jay.
7th Pay Commission latest news: The 7th Pay Commission decision will benefit 7.58 lakh teachers and equivalent academic staff in 106 universities/colleges funded by the UGC/Centre, and 329 universities funded by state governments among others.
Earlier in the day, Roy met Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and submitted his resignation from Rajya Sabha, choosing not to continue in a post that he had won as a TMC leader.
Modi said the country has sufficient resources to deliver benefits to the last man in the queue and the desired results can be achieved through good governance.
On Tuesday, Jay Shah had filed a civil defamation suit at the Ahmedabad district (Mirzapur) court against the news portal and damage for Rs 100 crore, but lawyers involved in filing of this case refused to divulge information.
When a student asked if he thought journalists were unsafe in India, Rahul said, “Why do you think Lankesh was shot? Do you think truth can be hidden?... Journalists are being intimidated, most media houses ignored our press conference on (Amit Shah’s son) Jay Shah.”
The statement comes soon after Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey said at a Patna function that AIIMS in Delhi remains crowded because of a large number of people from Bihar visiting the capital for treatment.