‘Grandiose PR exercises’ poor substitute for governance: RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav on Centre’s rollout of projects

Why did a Union Cabinet Minister resign if the bills were not “anti-farmer”, asks Tejashwi Yadav referring to Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation With the Centre rolling out a slew of development projects for Bihar ahead of the Assembly polls, RJD leader Tejashwi Mr. Yadav on September 20 said “grandiose PR …

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Asked States to ensure swift processing of frontline health workers’ insurance claims: Choubey

As per the information received from the insurance company the number of claims pending as on September 17 is 220, he says The Centre has, through a number of letters, asked States and Union Territories to ensure swift processing of insurance claims under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package’ to …

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Student admission list under RTE Act to be released on September 30

Details of applications that have been accepted as well as applications rejected, will be made available online as well as on the notice boards of the respective schools The list of students who have got admission into entry-level classes at private matriculation schools under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, …

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Parliament proceedings | Rajya Sabha passes 2 farm bills amid ruckus by Opposition MPs

The House also rejected the demand of several Opposition parties to send the two bills to a Rajya Sabha Select Committee for greater scrutiny. Amid loud protests by members of opposition, the Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two agricultural related bills, the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) …

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Sachin Pilot to campaign for Congress in MP Assembly bypolls

The Election Commission is yet to announce the schedule for bypolls in these 28 seats. The Madhya Pradesh Congress has roped in its Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot to campaign for the party candidates in the by-elections for 28 Assembly seats in the state, a party spokesman said on Sunday. Most …

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Aiming for herd immunity without pharma interventions may have disastrous consequences: Choubey

The minister was responding to a question on whether state governments are following herd immunity measures. Trying to develop herd immunity against COVID-19 in the absence of established pharmaceutical interventions may have disastrous consequences in terms of morbidity and mortality, Rajya Sabha was told. Minister of State for Health Ashwini …

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Kejriwal urges non-BJP parties to vote against farm bills in Rajya Sabha

Earlier, Mr. Kejriwal had said his party will vote against the three bills and termed them “anti-farmer”. National convener of AAP and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday appealed to all non-BJP parties to vote against three agriculture-related bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying farmers in the country wished …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 179 | Chalk out a plan to reduce virus cases in containment zones: Delhi L-G

India has overtaken the U.S. and become the top country in terms of global COVID-19 recoveries, said the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, adding that the country has reported the highest number of total recoveries, with more than 42 lakh (42,08,431) COVID-19 patients having recovered. Of the new recovered cases, …

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Large quantity of narcotics seized along International Border in Jammu

The infiltration bid by suspected smugglers was scuttled in Arnia area of R.S. Pura sector The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 58 packets of narcotics and two pistols after foiling an infiltration attempt from Pakistan along the International Border (IB) here, officials said on Sunday. The infiltration bid by …

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Parliament proceedings live: Rajya Sabha takes up Agriculture Bills

On day seven of the monsoon session of the Parliament, the Rajya Sabha is likely to take up the contentious agri Bills that were passed in the Lok Sabha amid widespread protest. Also read: Why are the Agriculture Bills being opposed The monsoon session of the Parliament, which was scheduled …

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