The court had said it was shameful that crimes against women are taking place in a country where mega epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana were written about respecting them.
In view of the rapid spread of the coronavirus, Singh said that an order has been issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) with the advice that official meetings will be conducted, as far as possible, through video conferencing.
"The tall claim of the government that the entire adult population will be fully vaccinated by December 31 has gone up in smoke. The start of the booster dose, while it is absolutely necessary, will further expose the demand-supply gap," Chidambaram said on Twitter.
In his proposal, Das said that the reservation of seats for the OBC community had been removed by the state government from the panchayat and urban polls following the Supreme Court’s direction.
Talking to reporters, Rijiju said he had spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and it was decided that the central and state agencies will jointly probe the matter in depth and strong action will be taken against those behind the dastardly act.
Union minister and the BJP's poll incharge for the state Pralhad Joshi has already made it clear that the party will contest the elections under Dhami's leadership and that he will again take up the top job once the party comes to power again in 2022.
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.
The Union Minister, speaking to reporters here, said the law and order situation in Kerala was "bad" and that is why these killings were happening.
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 Union minister also highly praised sports icon MC Mary Kom, who was present on the occasion, for her dedication towards her different responsibilities.
One cannot be in a situation where it becomes difficult to implement laws passed by the legislature and verdicts delivered by the judiciary, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Saturday.
Noting that roads are now being built at twice the speed as before, the Lt Governor said there has been a radical change in its progress under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
Mandaviya expressed gratitude towards the states for collaborative efforts during the past few months to tide over the enhanced demand from farmers for DAP.
Fishing harbours in the country will be upgraded to international standards with the aim of increasing the value of fish exports to Rs one lakh crore by 2024-25, Union Fisheries Minister L Murugan said here on Monday. The Minister, who was in the city, visited the Office of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) here and held a meeting with senior officials.
Priyanka Gandhi also sought removal of Mishra from his post over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which his son is an accused.
The Union Minister for Tourism and Culture G Kishan Reddy said Ganga river is the most visited pilgrimage site in the world.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also said there will be parking space beneath the Zuari bridge in Goa and people could arrive even in boats.
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
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