Politics

Tuesday, July 27, 2021LS adjourned for the day amid protest by opposition parties

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day on Tuesday amid continuous protests by Opposition members over the Pegasus snooping row and farm laws.

After being adjourned nine times, the Lower House reassembled at 4.30 PM and Rajendra Agrawal, who was in the Chair, took up one matter of urgent public importance.

However, the Opposition members again trooped into the Well s

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021Health Ministry dismisses allegations that India will miss July 2021 target of administering half a billion doses

Jammu, July 27: The Union Government today said, a total of 457 million COVID vaccine doses have been supplied to the States and Union Territories from January till date. An additional 60.3 million doses are expected to be supplied by this month end. This will amount to a total of 517 million doses being supplied till 31st of July.

The Health Ministry said, the Centre has been at the forefron

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021Democracy has capacity to reconcile differences, bring out best of citizens' potential: President

Jammu, July 27: President Ram Nath Kovind asserted on Tuesday that democracy has the capacity to reconcile all differences and bring out the best of the citizens' potential, saying Kashmir is "happily" realising this vision.

"Democracy, I firmly believe, has within it the capacity to reconcile all differences and also the capacity to bring out the best of the citizens' potential. Kashmir, happ

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021LS adjourned till 2 PM, for fourth time in the day

Jammu, July 27: The Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm on Tuesday, for the fourth time since the House convened for the day, amid continuous protests by Opposition members over the Pegasus snooping row and farm laws.

As the House reassembled at 12:30 pm, Rajendra Agrawal, who was in the Chair, asked the protesting members to let the House take up the Zero Hour.

Minister of State

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021PM asks BJP MPs to organise programmes at village level to mark 75 years of independence

New Delhi: New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked BJP MPs on Tuesday to mark 75 years of independence by organising programmes in every village of their constituencies, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said.

Sources said the prime minister also asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs to expose the opposition parties as the government is ready for a discus

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021If you're concerned about farmers, allow LS to function: Tomar tells Oppn

Jammu, July 27: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday took a swipe at the protesting Opposition members in Lok Sabha, saying if they are concerned about farmers, then they should allow the House to function.

He made the remarks while replying to a supplementary query related to an insurance scheme for farmers during the Question Hour as the Opposition members continued the

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021Insult for Goan political stalwarts to be compared with current lot: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Hitting back at his Goa counterpart, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said it is an insult for Goan political giants like Bhausaheb Bandodkar, Jack Sequeira and Manohar Parrikar to be compared with the current set of politicians who are being bought and sold "wholesale".

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Power Minister Satyender Jain on Monday termed politicians

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021Alleged corruption in Revenue Deptt sparks stir, probe ensured

Kathua : Scores of people on Sunday blocked road to lodge protest against the alleged corrupt practices adopted by Tehsildar and Naib Tehsildar in Chhan Rorian area of district Kathua.
“In absence any support from the administration to eradicate alleged corruption to ensure smooth revenue works, the people staged resort to stage protest and block National Highway, which hampered vehicular traf

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021Suspension of judge revoked, 2 transferred

Jammu: The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh has revoked the suspension order of Civil Judge Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, who was suspended by the Court earlier after a written complaint was filed against him by the Bar Association, Uri. Moreover, the court has also transferred two Sessions Judges.
Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, who was serving as sub-judge Uri, was suspended on December 31, 2020, after B

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut compares Pegasus controversy to 'Hiroshima', asks who funded snooping

Jammu, July 25: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday asked who funded the alleged snooping of politicians and journalists by Pegasus and compared it with the Hiroshima bombing, saying while the attack on the Japanese city had resulted in the death of people, the spying by the Israeli software led to "death of freedom”.

"The modern technology has taken us back to slavery," Raut said in his weekly

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021Home Minister Amit Shah plants trees at Wahshari in Meghalaya as part of Sohra Afforestation Project

Jammu, July 25: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on the second day of his visit at Meghalaya planted trees at Wahshari, Sohra erstwhile Cherrapunjee as part of the Sohra Afforestation Project for ecological restoration. The Union Minister was accompanied by DoNER Minister G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of States for DoNER BL Verma

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021‘No follow-up results’ after meeting with PM: Farooq Abdullah

Jammu, July 25: A month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s outreach to mainstream leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said on Sunday that there has been “no follow-up results” on the ground.

Adbullah said this in reference to the Prime Minister’s remarks at the June 24 meeting in New Delhi that he wanted to win the hearts of the people of Jammu and Kas

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021President Kovind completes four years in office

Jammu, July 25: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday completed four years in office, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said, highlighting that he gave assent to 63 Bills of the Union and state governments, besides lauding frontline Covid warriors for saving countess lives across the country among others initiatives.

Kovind, aged 76, was sworn in as the 14th President of India on 25 July, 2017.

"Preside

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021Delhi HC to hear plea against Ramdev for remarks against allopathy

New Delhi. July 25: The Delhi High Court will hear on Monday a plea by seven doctors' associations against Yoga guru Ramdev for allegedly spreading misinformation by his statements against allopathy amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The matter will be heard by Justice C Hari Shankar who had earlier asked the counsel for the associations to place on record the videos pertaining to the alleged

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021Rahul Gandhi slams govt for pace of COVID-19 vaccinations

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday questioned the pace of COVID-19 vaccination, and said had the country's "Mann ki Baat" been understood, such would not have been the state.

His remarks came just ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Mann ki Baat" address to the people of the country.

"Had you understood the country's 'Mann ki Baat', such would not have been the state of

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021We must move forward with 'Nation First, Always First' mantra: PM Modi

Stressing on 'Nation First, Always First' mantra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that as the country enters its 75th year of Independence, every citizen should lead a "Bharat Jodo Andolan" in the same manner as Mahatma Gandhi had led the "Bharat Chhoro Andolan".



In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, he noted that on the coming August 15 India will enter its 75th year o

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021GA Mir meets Sonia, Rahul

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Saturday called on Congress President and former Congress President in union capital and briefed them about the current situation in J&K.
As per the statement, JKPCC President also met senior party leaders and had a detailed discussion with them over the wide range of issues concerning people of J&K.