The Delhi High Court on Monday, 19 October, reminded Hindi news channel Zee News that it was not a ‘Prosecuting agency’ while chiding it for making public a purported disclosure statement allegedly made by Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, an accused in one of the cases linked to violence in northeast Delhi early this year, reported The Indian Express.
The four Bills introduced in the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday to negate the Centre’s agriculture laws provide for imprisonment of not less than three years and fine for the sale-purchase of wheat or paddy under a farming agreement below Minimum Support Price.
The government, being the largest shareholder in these companies, will benefit from the transactions by tendering the equity it holds in return for cash. The strategy will help Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration access part of the more than 400 billion rupees ($5.5 billion) of cash hoard with the companies as of March 31.
Any formal talks with India would amount to a big win for Taiwan, which has struggled to begin trade negotiations with most major economies due to pressure from China. Like most countries, India doesn’t formally recognize Taiwan, with the two governments maintaining unofficial diplomatic missions in the form of “representative offices.”
After BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda accused the Mamata Banerjee government of “divide and rule” policy during his public address in Siliguri on Monday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O’Brien issued a public statement on Twitter saying the BJP did everything to “divide and rule” India in over six years of its rule.
All Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal have virtually been declared no-entry zones by Calcutta High Court which ordered a ban on pandal hopping on Monday due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
A Chinese soldier was caught by Indian forces in Ladakh after he strayed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the army said on Monday. The soldier, identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long, was caught in the Chumar-Demchok area.
Ten office-bearers of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), including Abdullah, are accused of turning the sports body into a lending agency and operating several bogus accounts between 2005 and 2012 when the scam was unearthed.
It says that notching an average annual GDP growth rate of 8% is critical to the strategy of attacking poverty by creating jobs. The RD ministry plays a key role in measuring and combatting poverty, being the authority on socio-economic caste census, which is the present barometer for identifying deprived households as also the executor of major poverty alleviation programmes.
In a video message posted on Twitter by Congress from its official handle, Gandhi is heard saying that her party’s aim is to keep struggling for the country. “Our root mantra is to serve people. Today, the democracy is passing through its most difficult time, the voice of the victim is being suppressed.”