Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi will chair a meeting of Congress general secretaries, state in-charges, PCC chiefs next week at party headquarters to discuss the training, membership programmes and chalking out a strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls, said sources. According to sources, during the meeting, organisational polls, which are expected to take place next year, would also be discussed… Continue reading "Sonia Gandhi to chair meeting of Congress general secretaries next week"
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday to take stock of the situation in the rain-ravaged parts of Uttarakhand. Three days of incessant rains have left a trail of death and devastation in the state killing 52 people, damaging roads, bridges and railway tracks besides destroying standing crop. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, Union Minister of… Continue reading "Amit Shah to survey rain-hit areas in Uttarakhand"
The Assam Police have sounded an alert over possible terror strikes by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and terror outfit al-Qaeda over alleged persecution of Muslims in the state. A circular issued by the Assistant Inspector General of Police (Law and Order) on Saturday said the alert has been issued following reports received from the Special Branch of the state police.… Continue reading "Assam police on high alert over possible strikes by ISI and Al-Qaeda"
India logged 13,596 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily rise in the last eight months or 230 days, the Health Ministry’s data showed. 166 people have died of Covid in the last 24 hours. Across the country, 97.79 crore vaccine doses have been given so far as it chases the goal to fully vaccinate 108… Continue reading "India reports 13,596 fresh coronavirus cases"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has been relentlessly working for the welfare of poor, backwards and deprived sections of society, thereby protecting their human rights, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Tuesday. Addressing the foundation day of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) here, Shah also appreciated the work being carried out by the rights body for creating awareness… Continue reading "People’s human rights are protected by Union government welfare policies: Amit Shah"
The Supreme Court Thursday issued guidelines for granting bail after the filing of charge sheet and said trial courts are not precluded from granting interim relief considering the accused’s conduct during the probe. A bench comprising Justices SK Kaul and MM Sundresh accepted the suggestions made by Additional Solicitor General S V Raju and senior advocate Sidharth Luthra on the… Continue reading "Supreme Court issues guidelines on granting bail on filing of charge sheet"
The Odisha government has come up with a policy providing equal opportunity to transgenders in all offices of the nodal department for such people in the state. The notification issued by the Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) Department stipulates the designation of an officer as a complaint officer for redressal of grievances of transgender people within… Continue reading "Odisha government frames policy to give equal opportunity to transgenders"
India handled Covid pandemic better than many developed countries, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi
He lauded his government’s handling of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and stressed upon the need to make every youngster of the country ‘self reliant’, in an interview to a magazine. “Imagine if our country had not come up with a vaccine. What would be the situation? We know that a large population of the world doesn’t have access to Covid… Continue reading "India handled Covid pandemic better than many developed countries, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi"
At least eight people including four farmers and three BJP workers were killed in the violence that erupted in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur-Kheri after the farmers protesting against the state government were allegedly attacked. Union Minister Ajay Mishra said that three BJP workers and a driver were beaten to death by “some elements” among the protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri in… Continue reading "UP violence: Yogi orders probe, Union Minister Ajay Mishra denies son’s hand"
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a bulletin forecasting the intensification of a presently developing low-pressure system into a cyclone Gulab in north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south Odisha by September 26 evening. The cyclone is likely to cross north Andhra Pradesh and its adjacent south Odisha in the next 12 hours. “Depression intensified into a Deep Depression… Continue reading "Cyclone Gulab to make landfall between Andhra and Odisha"