Thursday, January 28, 2021

Government and Policy

Punjab: Amidst farmer protests, Centre makes an all-time high purchase of rice and cotton at MSP

The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), which is governed by the Union Ministry of Textiles, has reportedly purchased 85% of kapas (raw cotton) marketed for the month of December in Punjab.

Vaccine not to be administered to people below 18 years, pregnant and lactating women kept out of COVID vaccination drive

Earlier, Covaxin was approved for children above 12, while SII's Covishield was approved for persons above 18. The new order states that Covaxin will also be administered only to persons above 18.

Indian govt took ‘very decisive’ steps to deal with coronavirus, structural reforms working well: IMF chief

Georgieva said the steps taken by the Modi government on the monetary policy and the fiscal policy side is commendable. It is actually slightly above the average for emerging markets, she added.

ASI approves underwater research project to determine how and when the Ram Setu was formed

The research would be carried out to understand the nature and formation of the Ram Setu and its surrounding areas

Explained – The political crisis over crop procurement in Chhattisgarh and why paddy procurement has been stopped in the state

As mandis in Chhattisgarh overflow due to bonus announced by govt, both Congress and BJP blaming each other

Parliamentary panel on IT to summon Facebook, Twitter over data safety, banning accounts

Reports have stated that the panel members have unanimously agreed upon the concerns over Twitter playing the role of publisher and censor.

Govt of India approves largest-ever indigenous defence deal for 83 LCA Tejas Mk1A fighter jets worth Rs 48,000 crore

HAL has already set-up second d line manufacturing facilities at its Nasik and Bengaluru Divisions to manufacture the LCA MK1A

President Trump believed in backing India to take on China in Indo-Pacific region, reveals strategic document declassified by USA

USA envisions that India will remain preeminent in South Asia and will take the leading role in maintaining Indian Ocean security

So-called farmers blame SC of ‘helping centre’ by forming a committee, say protest to continue: Details

Even as SC stayed implementation of three farm laws, formed committee to hold talks, agitating farmers continued to remain defiant

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Video from Punjab: Tractor runs over farm law protestors, kills 2, injures 3 others

The incident occurred near the Attari-Verka bypass in Vallah, Amritsar on 26 January.

Rajdeep Sardesai facing heat for peddling lies? Reports claim he is taken ‘off air’ by India Today, faces salary cut

Rajdeep Sardesai has been penalised for spreading fake news that farmer who had died in accident was shot dead by Delhi Police

Watch: Tractor rally rioters had urinated on the walls of Red Fort on Republic Day

The so-called 'farmer protestors' had not only disrespected the Tricolour, they were also seen urinating on the walls of the heritage monument.

Sexual Assault Vs harassment: Bombay HC Judge who gave ‘skin-to-skin contact’ judgement refuses to charge accused under POCSO

Hearing a criminal appeal against the conviction and sentence awarded to a 50-year-old man for molesting a five-year-old girl, Justice Ganediwala observed that the case comes under the gambit of 'sexual harassment' and not 'sexual assault'.

From hailing Deep Sidhu to breaking Mahatma Gandhi statue: How Khalistanis in California celebrated Republic Day riots

Earlier this week, Twitter has blocked over 500 accounts for instigating violence on Republic Day in India. Many of these accounts were from Pakistan and many were using the platform to create confusion over the Tractor Rally.

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In this way, those who had shared the fake news once would live under the false impression that it was indeed a case of police firing.

Tractor rally: Rioting mob vandalised Ram Mandir and Kedarnath tableaux from Republic Day parade

Rioting mob on Tuesday not only desecrated the Red Fort and tried to kill the Delhi Police personnel but also vandalised the tableau from the Republic Day parade.

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‘Flag of Khalistan is waving on Red Fort,’ ‘Historic Moment’: All Pakistan Muslim League celebrates “Black Day” for India

The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) is celebrating the hoisting of the 'Khalistan Flag' at Red Fort on Republic Day.

‘Tiranga ka apman, nehi sahega Hindustan’: Angry villages in Rewari issue ultimatum to ‘farmer’ protestors to vacate Highway blockade in 24 hours

The villagers said that due to blockade on the highway, the region remains jammed with vehicles, which have created difficulties for them

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