“My name is Irshad Ahmad Baba and I was working as a constable in the police. I have rendered my resignation…,” said one of them in a video being widely circulated on social media in Srinagar.
Rajnath Singh started on Hindi Diwas, on September 14, by writing his name in Hindi. His Twitter handle showed his name in Kannada when he visited Karnataka for a meeting.
Both the PDP and NC have decided to boycott the polls until the Centre clarifies its stand on Article 35-A. The Congress has said the situation is not congenial for the electoral exercise.
“Pakistan has its own nature and we cannot change their nature. They will have to do it. Whatever initiatives India could take, we have taken,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.
J-K Panchayat polls: Both National Conference and People’s Democratic Party have announced a boycott of the polls unless the Centre cleared its stand on Article 35-A, which extends constitutional protection to Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.
As the video spread online, Home Minister Rajnath Singh took note of it and tweeted that he had spoken to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik seeking appropriate action in the matter.
Addressing an event organised on the occasion of ‘Hindi Divas’, Naidu said Hindi was the main communication language among the freedom fighters of the country and it was spoken and understood by most of the people in the country
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has followed 26 players from various fields on Twitter.
E-visa fees were hiked up to 60 per cent in three categories — tourist, business and medical. While charges have been increased from $75 to $100 for the US and UK, the fees for others have been hiked from $50 to $80.
Addressing the Northeast Students’ Festival in the nation’s capital to welcome new students from the region to Delhi, Singh said the NRC was necessary to identify Indian citizens and weed out illegal immigrants.
Director General, Border Security Force, K K Sharma said India’s relation with Bangladesh and its border guarding force, BGB, are very friendly at present, and their priority is to install these smart gadgets, as part of the comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS), along the Pakistan frontier first.
The trust was formed with actor Akshay Kumar and former national badminton player Pullela Gopichand, among others.
The panel is also believed to have recommended tightening of law by inserting clauses in the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure through parliamentary approval.
Arrests of activists: “I want to clarify there will never be any effort to compress the pressure cooker. All have the right to speak, do whatever they want in democracy but no one will be allowed to destabilise the country or create violence,” Rajnath Singh said.
Activists’ arrest: Singh was answering a query on the Supreme Court’s comments that “Dissent is the safety valve of democracy. If you don’t allow the safety valve pressure cooker will burst”.