Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Thousands of farmers have been camping at three Delhi border points — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — for nearly 90 days Agitating farmer union on February 23 objected to Delhi Police putting posters that allegedly warned off protesters at the Tikri border site, even as the force claimed these were not new and only informed … Read more Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

According to a senior police officer, additional staff has been deployed at several points near railway tracks and patrolling has also been increased The Delhi Police on February 18 tightened security in several parts of the national capital, especially near railway tracks, in view of the “rail roko” (rail blockade) called by the farmer groups … Read more ‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

India’s 27.37 per cent Prison Inmates ‘Illiterate’, Over 5,600 Techies, Says Govt Data

As many as 1,32,729 (27.37 per cent) of the 4,78,600 prison inmates in the country are illiterate while 5,677 hold a technical degree or diploma, according to Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) data. The prison statistics presented by Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy recently in Parliament were based on a … Read more India’s 27.37 per cent Prison Inmates ‘Illiterate’, Over 5,600 Techies, Says Govt Data

Under Fire from TMC’s Mahua Moitra, Ranjan Gogoi Accuses Media of Being ‘Threat’ to Judges

File photo of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi Ranjan Gogoi was speaking in the backdrop of Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra launching an attack on him earlier this week in Parliament. News18.com Last Updated: February 14, 2021, 07:56 IST FOLLOW US ON: Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has accused several media outlets of forcing … Read more Under Fire from TMC’s Mahua Moitra, Ranjan Gogoi Accuses Media of Being ‘Threat’ to Judges

Farm Laws, Greta Thunberg among Reasons for 13 Breach of Privilege Motions This Budget Session

The fifth session of the 17th Lok Sabha continued for 12 days, where the presidential address took place on January 29 and the Union Budget was presented on February 1. While the government and the opposition sparred over the contentious agricultural laws, almost the entire of last week was lost due to the opposition’s agitation … Read more Farm Laws, Greta Thunberg among Reasons for 13 Breach of Privilege Motions This Budget Session

Parliament proceedings live | Statehood will be restored to J&K: Amit Shah

The Lok Sabha saw the Finance Minister’s reply to the discussion on the Union Budget. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill is being discussed in the House. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till March 8 yesterday. The House was in session for two weeks, and passed three Bills before adjournment. Here are the updates: Lok … Read more Parliament proceedings live | Statehood will be restored to J&K: Amit Shah

View: Social media companies must comply with the law of the land

In a symbolic move, MeitY, along with a few other government ministries, also created an account on the local microblogging award-winning platform, Koo, in an apparent move to put pressure on Twitter. Synopsis ​​But GoI also made its displeasure known when it highlighted how freedom of speech was, as mentioned in the Constitution, not absolute, … Read more View: Social media companies must comply with the law of the land

P Chidambaram’s Speech on Union Budget Only Verbose, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday hit out at senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram, saying that his speech in Rajya Sabha was only “verbose” as he had nothing meaningful to say about the Budget. Participating in the discussion on the Budget, Chidambaram had said that the Budget presented by Sitharaman was … Read more P Chidambaram’s Speech on Union Budget Only Verbose, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

Opposition creating fake narrative on Budget, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister rebuts criticism of Budget being pro-rich. Countering the Opposition’s attack, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said they were creating a “false narrative” of the Union Budget 2021-22 being pro-rich and asserted that the Budget was an instrument to construct atmanirbhar bharat.  In an hour long reply to the debate on the Union … Read more Opposition creating fake narrative on Budget, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Centre has spent Rs 7.95 crore on campaign to bust myths about farm laws: Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar

NEW DELHI: The Centre has spent over Rs 7.95 crore in five months till January for a publicity campaign to bust myths about the new farm laws, agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar informed Parliament on Friday. Out of this, the information and broadcasting ministry committed Rs 7,25,57,246 for release of advertisements between September 2020 and … Read more Centre has spent Rs 7.95 crore on campaign to bust myths about farm laws: Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar