Rahul wrote that he was disappointed that the government only helped the sugarcane mill owners by providing Rs 7000 crore for their losses and gave hardly anything to farmers.
The Congress has alleged that the irregularities run into at least Rs 1,000 crore, and that the BJP government in the state is trying to hush up the matter by handing over the probe to its own agency rather than the CBI.
According to sources, Raje has been asked by the party’s national leadership to accept their decision on the choice of the new party president.
Asked about impact of the apex court’s March 20 order on the Atrocities ActUdit Raj said, “Certainly, the number of incidents (have) increased. So many cases (of atrocities on people from SC and ST communities) are taking place every day because there is no fear in mind.”
The national coalition of various SC/ST groups have set a deadline of July 31 for the Central government to bring in a Bill to safeguard the Prevention of Atrocities Act during the Monsoon Session of Parliament or an ordinance before or soon after the session.
The state government has been preparing a databank on fake news circulated on social media in West Bengal and other parts of the country in the past couple of years, besides keeping records of past offenders while framing the new law, the official said.
While the Congress accused Arvind Kejriwal of indulging in theatrics to divert attention from its “failures”, other Opposition parties came out in support of the AAP’s battle against the BJP-led Centre.
The dinner was organised in the backdrop of a three-day meeting in which senior functionaries of the BJP and RSS are meeting at Surajkund in Haryana.
In its recommendations, the Commission suggested that for 2019, one half of state Assemblies could go to polls with the General Election, and the rest with the polls in 2024.
A vacation bench of Justices Sangita Dhingra Sehgal and C Hari Shankar also observed Singh’s plea was “without any merit” and “it is wholly lacking in bonafides, and is in the nature of a directed invective against the Prime Minister, for reasons recondite, and best known to petitioner (AAP MP)”.
Shujaat Bukhari shot dead: A journalist with spunk, courage and a keen sense of his calling, of telling the story, Bukhari fundamentally believed it was his bounden duty to jump fences between holders of different truths and come to his own conclusions.
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba held a second meeting with Jammu and Kashmir police, Intelligence Bureau, Army and Home Ministry officials, about an hour later, to discuss the potential threats, including possibilities of fidayeen attacks and security arrangements.
Bukhari was active in literary circles and was the president of ‘Adbee Markaz Kamraz’, the Valley’s oldest and biggest cultural and literary body, for two years.
I&B Minister calls it attack on freedom of press, CM says scourge of terror reared its ugly head before Eid
The Indian Express Wednesday reported that the Interpol in a communication to Indian investigation agencies said Nirav Modi traveled to four countries after escaping from India.
BJP state general secretary Bhajanlal Sharma said the fact that the party has won 13 of the 27 seats shows that the public has rejected the ‘negative publicity’ of the Congress against the development-centric and public welfare schemes of the state government.
Adityanath maintained Pratap remained relevant even after 500 years of his death while addressing an RSS gathering to mark the Mewar king’s birth celebrations.
The minister added that 10 per cent of India's population is tribal and “they need to be given adequate representation at the national level”.
According to his office, the chief minister, who was undergoing treatment for a serious pancreatic ailment, was resting at his private residence in Dona Paula.
With the first flights taking off from Bastar on Thursday, and the full schedule connecting Raipur, Jagdalpur and Visakhapatnam beginning on Friday, the PM said that earlier Bastar was known for “bombs and guns” but now it is known for the airport.