The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea seeking further investigation into the alleged 'security breach' during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab, terming the incident 'premediated'.
After widespread outrage and demands for action against those behind the app, IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had said on Sunday that the government is working with police in Delhi and Mumbai, where cases have been registered in the matter.
He also said a prime minister from the Congress would have resigned for failing to discharge his duty had China occupied Indian territory.
He said the discrimination with different regions of Jammu and Kashmir over the past many decades was ended by the Modi government.
Giving an example of good governance, he said there has not been a single corruption charge against the Modi government in the last seven years as it is a clean and transparent administration.
Setting off six streams of the poll campaign tour in a replication of the party’s Parivartan Yatra ahead of the 2017 assembly polls in which the BJP had won 325 seats, all the six leaders, including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, largely targeted the party’s key contender Samajwadi Party.
The minister visited areas of Jammu and Udhampur areas on Saturday to review different development work being done there.
"This is a disastrous government. To cover up its monumental failures, this government has taken recourse to religion. Another reason to take side with religion is to divide the country on religious lines to win elections," he said.
The home minister said there have been massive changes in the economy and 60 crore people, who were deprived of the country's development process since independence, were made participants.
Chief ministers and deputy chief ministers made presentations and highlighted key welfare schemes of their respective states.
"Our nation's economy continues to battle the significant forces of disruption that were set in motion by the COVID-19 pandemic and which can trace their way back in our country to the disaster of demonetisation," Tharoor said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor on Monday and the project will provide easy access to pilgrims to offer prayers in Ganga. Here is a look at how Varanasi went through a transformation under PM Modi in the past years.
Being such a scenic location, Varanasi is a sought after backdrop for several films. Here are a few films shot there.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the rally will pave the way for the downfall of the NDA government.
Various world leaders share a wide range of opinions regarding the use of cryptocurrency. While some leaders are in favour of the use of cryptocurrency, some fear that the use of crypto may lead to the slow extinction of traditional coins.
The draft bill for cryptocurrencies has been finalised by the finance ministry but certain sections of the government felt more detailed discussions might be required. PM Modi will take the final decision on the same.
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.
“We feel at such times of distress it is imperative that special consideration should be made to fulfil the earlier commitment of Rs 4 lakh by the government,” Channi wrote.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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