Amit Shah lauds policemen for role in fight against Covid-19
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday paid rich tributes to around 35,398 police personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty since Independence, including 264 this year alone, saying that it was due to their supreme sacrifice that the people of India are able to sleep peacefully and the country has walked the path of progress.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on December 05 took a fresh jibe at Amit Shah and said that Congress MLAs were ashamed of seeing him as Union Home Minister. He also blamed BJP for allegedly trying to topple the state government. "They (BJP) tried to make the government fall in Rajasthan. After meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan our MLAs told me that they were ashamed to see Amit Shah as Home Minister. There was a time when Sardar Patel was Home Minister and now it's him. They (BJP) were giving assurance that they have made five different governments fall and this will be the sixth one. BJP has been conspiring like this," said Gehlot.
Ahead of the fifth round of talks with protesting farmers, Union Ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh along with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at latter's residence on December 05. While the government is optimistic about today's meeting, scheduled for 2 pm, and hopes for "positive outcome", the protesting farmers are adamant about their demands and want rollback of the three new agriculture laws.
Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department, Amit Mohan Prasad informed that 5,22,866 people have recovered from COVID-19 and discharged till date. The recovery rate is 94.5% and a total of 7900 people have died due to virus till date.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman countered criticism that the government's stimulus package - announced in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic - didn't have enough measures for the middle class. Speaking on Day 6 of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020, the minister also dismissed allegations that the package included more long-term measures than those which would push demand immediately. Counting various provisions of the economic package, Sitharaman said that the government had given relief to the middle class via different avenues. Watch the full video for more.
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A big political war has erupted over the arrest of Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami. Home Minister Amit Shah lashed out at the Maharashtra government and said that they have shamed democracy yet again...
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