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NEWSFLASH: Centre Restricts Physical Attendance Of Govt Servants Below Level Of Under Secretary To 50%

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Centre on Monday retstricted the physical attendance of govt servants below level of under secretary to 50 per cent, remaining to work from home.

Lakhmipur Kheri Case: Rahul Gandhi Demands Sacking Of MoS Home Ajay Mishra

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Narendra Modi government is ‘trying to save the accused’ in the case. He demanded sacking of MoS Home Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra has been named among the accused by SIT in the case.

Newsalert| Covid-19: Centre Announces Suspension Of Biometric Attendance For Govt Employees Till Jan 31st

Covid-19: Amid rising Covid-19 cases, the Centre has announced suspension of biometric attendance for government employees till January 31. The Covid-19 cases have spiked in the country in last few weeks.

Rahul Gandhi Slams Centre For ‘Missing’ Covid-19 Vaccination 2021 Target

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

Covid-19 Vaccination 2021: The government had told the Supreme Court in June that it expected the entire eligible population to be vaccinated against the virus by end of the year.

NSF, NPF to hold democratic agitations till Centre withdraws AFSPA

The NPF said it is “aghast and affronted” to learn about the extension of the Disturbed Area Act (DAA) in Nagaland for a further six months with effect from Thursday.

30 December, 2021

Entire Nagaland Declared 'Disturbed Area' For Over Six Months, AFSPA To Continue


Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be again in effect in Nagaland from December 30. The move came days after the Union government constituted a high-level committee to examine the possibility of the withdrawal of AFSPA from Nagaland.

28 December, 2021

Police Action On Doctors In Delhi: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Criticize Centre


NEET PG Counselling 2021 stir intensified following a faceoff between protesting doctors and Delhi police. The doctors have alleged that many of their colleagues were injured in the police action.

26 December, 2021

AIIMS Senior Doctor Calls Govt's Decision To Vaccinate Children 'Unscientific'


Senior epidemiologist Dr. Sanjay K Rai's comments came in view of PM Narendra Modi's announcement on December 25 regarding implementation of Covid-19 vaccination drive for children.

24 December, 2021

Ludhiana Blast | Centre Won't Allow Situation To Exacerbate In Punjab: Hardeep Singh Puri


Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday stated that the endeavors from the government's side are underway to get to the bottom of the Ludhiana district court blast, which killed two people and injured six on Wednesday.

21 December, 2021

'Refrain From Fixing Marriage Age; It's Interference In Personal Liberty': AIMPLB To Centre


AIMPLB (All India Muslim Personal Law Board) has urged Centre to refrain from ‘useless and harmful laws’, after the Cabinet had last week approved a proposal to raise the minimum legal age of marriage for girls from 18 to 21 years.

15 December, 2021

NHRC Concerned Over Delay In Relief To Bonded Labour Victims


NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) in a letter to the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, the states and the union territories, has asked for the implementation of its recommendations.


14 December, 2021

Farooq Abdullah Says Srinagar Attack Unfortunate, Asks Govt To Hold Talks With Pak

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Two policemen were killed and 12 others injured as terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police personnel on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, the 20th anniversary of the Parliament Attack, according to officials.

13 December, 2021

Nagaland Incident: ‘Time For Centre And States To Review AFSPA In Northeast’, Says Irom Sharmila


Nagaland firing incident resulted into the killing of 14 civilians and a soldier. The botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence on December 4 and the following day in Nagaland's Mon district created massive uproar on AFSPA.

11 December, 2021

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Rise: Centre Urges States To Strengthen Guard


Covid-19 positivity rate has increased in three states in India, with Centre asking states and union territories to maintain strict watch on the situation. .

07 December, 2021

Rahul Gandhi Demands Compensation For Dead Farmers' Kins, Slams Govt For Not Keeping Data


During the Zero Hour in parliament, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also slammed the Modi government for failing to maintain data on the death of farmers. Congress members demanded a statement from the government on the issue.

24 November, 2021

Union Minister Of Chemicals And Fertilizer Assures 'There Is No Shortage Of Fertilizer Across Country'

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Mandaviya expressed gratitude towards the states for collaborative efforts during the past few months to tide over the enhanced demand from farmers for DAP.

20 November, 2021

Anti-Farm Law Protest: A Detailed Account Of The Year Long Agitation

Ashutosh Sharma

The farmers had started their agitation against the Modi government’s “agricultural reforms”, saying that the set of controversial laws would benefit private players at their expense.


19 November, 2021

RSS Affiliated Swadeshi Jagaran Manch Lauds Centre's Move For Repealing The Three Farm Laws

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"Swadeshi Jagran Manch welcomes the statement of prime minister repealing the three farm legislations, ending the controversies around them.... By this act of repealing the farm legislations the government has defeated the ill intentions of the anti-national and separatist forces,": Ashwani Mahajan

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

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Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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