Anti-farm laws protest spreads

Anti-farm laws protest spreads

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The farmers’ protests in the country seem to be growing every day across the country. On Monday, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh  sat on dharna at Khatkar Kalan, an ancestral village in Nawanshahr, the birthplace of Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his birthday anniversary to protest against the farm laws,...

State needs to act for public good

Sunday, 27 September 2020 | Swapan Dasgupta

Covid-19 is a public health issue that demands state action to, first, ‘flatten the curve' and then make the environment safe for people. And this is where national character assumes significance. At the heart of public policy is the question of the quantum of demands a state can legitimately make...

Kejriwal: Will make water  supply in Delhi as good  as in developed countries

Kejriwal: Will make water supply in Delhi as good as in developed countries

Sunday, 27 September 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the Aam Aadmi Party  Government will make water supply in Delhi as good as in developed countries and hire a consultant for better water management ensuring not a drop goes waste in the city. “The Government will hire a consultant to suggest measures...

CBI chargesheets 9 cops for custodial death of father-son

Sunday, 27 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi/Chennai

The CBI has filed a chargesheet against nine police officials, including then Inspector/SHO, two Sub-Inspectors, two Head Constables and four constables of Sathankulam Police Station (Tamil Nadu) for allegedly torturing a father-son duo, both traders, to death on June 19, in a case that triggered nationwide outrage. Traders P Jeyaraj (59)...

Govt needs Rs 80,000 crore to buy Covid vaccines for all: SII

Sunday, 27 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The government will need Rs 80,000 crore  over the next one year to buy and distribute Covid-19 vaccine across the country, said Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII). “Quick question; will the Government of India have Rs 80,000 crores available, over the next one year? Because that’s what...

Bengal ex-BJP chief protests plum posts for turncoats

Bengal ex-BJP chief protests plum posts for turncoats

Sunday, 27 September 2020 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

The reports of growing rift within the Bengal BJP that was hitherto ruled out by party stalwarts on Saturday came to the fore with senior leader and former State party president Rahul Sinha speaking out openly against the central leadership’s decision to honour Trinamool Congress defectors with priced posts at...

Nadda forms new team

Nadda forms new team

Sunday, 27 September 2020 | Deepak K Upreti | New Delhi

Drops Ram Madhav, P Muralidhar Rao, Anil Jain, Saroj Pandey as general secretaries BJP national president JP Nadda on Saturday announced a new team of office-bearers and significantly replaced Ram Madhav, P Muralidhar Rao, Anil Jain, Saroj Pandey as general secretaries. Nadda appointed Bengaluru Member of Parliament Tejasvi Surya as party’s youth...

SAD quits NDA over farm laws

Sunday, 27 September 2020 | Amitabh Shukla | Chandigarh

One of the oldest partners of the BJP — the Shiromani Akali Dal — which has been with it through thick and thin for decades, finally quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday, signaling a complete political break from its past on the three farm Bills passed by Parliament...

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