Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke on 26/11 anniversary and paid tributes to martyrs and victims of the terror attack on the 12th anniversary. Singh was speaking on Day 3 of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020. The defence minister also spoke on ‘atmanirbharta’, Pakistan terrorism and...
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwathnarayan condemned Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray 's reported comment regarding incorporating into the state the areas of Karnataka, where Marathi-speaking people are in majority. "These kinds of statements will create a lot of tension among people. He shouldn't make such statements, said CN Ashwathnarayan. He further added, "Congress, which is supporting Shiv Sena, should probably withdraw its support. This kind of party and the Chief Minister should not be supported. They should be shown their place."
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has lashed out at his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray over his comments on the border issue. The Karnataka CM said that these statements are only meant to create unnecessary problems and added that they would not give even an inch of land to Maharashtra. Former CM and Congress leader Siddaramaiah also slammed Uddhav Thackarey and said that Belagavi is an integral part of Karnataka and added that the Maharashtra CM should not try to instigate them by bringing up an issue that has already been resolved. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Not going to give even an inch of land, said Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that his government is committed incorporating into the state, the areas of Karnataka where Marathi-speaking people are in majority. "It's unfortunate, I condemn the statement. We are not going to give even an inch of land from this side," said CM Yediyurappa.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal paid floral tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 96th birth anniversary.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar paid tribute to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar at Chaityabhoomi in Mumbai on Mahaparinirvan Diwas. They also released a booklet on the life of Ambedkar. Constitution of India was formed under the guidance of Dr BR Ambedkar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the victims of 26/11 Mumbai attacks on its 12th anniversary. He said that India cannot forget the 'wounds of the Mumbai terror attacks'. PM Modi also highlighted that India is fighting terrorism with new policy and process. The PM was addressing the concluding session of 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference. Earlier, HM Amit Shah took to Twitter to pay tributes to victims of Mumbai terror attacks. Maharashtra CM Thackeray and Guv Koshyari paid respect to victims of the terror attacks. The event took place at Mumbai Police Commissionerate office premises. The ghastly attacks, which began on November 26, 2008, lasted for four days. 10 LeT terrorists carried out 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks in Mumbai. Attacks killed 166 people, including six Americans, and injured more than 300.
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India's Covid-19 vaccination drive was launched by PM Modi on January 16, Saturday. Reactions from politicos across the country started pouring in soon after the launch. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in the fight against Covid-19. Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat praised the vaccine drive. Leaders of various states and UTs also hailed the Covid vaccination drive. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urged people not to pay heed to rumours over vaccine. Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh and Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio expressed satisfaction and hope over the drive. Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray said it was a 'moment of hope and honour'. Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering also congratulated PM Modi and the people of the country for the 'landmark' launch.
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Police in Mumbai will now patrol Worli sea face on Segway. Maharashtra government on Saturday provided Segways to Mumbai police. The Segway will be used by the police in Mumbai for patrolling. Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray and actor Akshay Kumar were present at the event. Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh was also present during the event. Police officials rode the electric Segway at the event. The ministers and the actor also rode the Segway at the event. Watch the full video for more details.
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Maharashtra government has provided self balancing vehicles 'Segway' to police officers who are patrolling at Worli Sea Face. Earlier, the government had provided Segways to officers patrolling at Marine drive. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, state Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray and Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar were present at the event.
Protests continue against Amazon Prime’s web series ‘Tandav’ for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. Even after the makers issued an apology & agreed to make the changes sought, protests continue unabated. Activists from Dogra front protested against the web series and said that it attempts to divide the Hindus & Muslims. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh called on the Centre to make laws to regulate content on OTT platforms. He added that he has received complaints against ‘Tandav’ and action will be taken as per law. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on January 20 said that a complaint has been received regarding web series 'Tandav'. Action will be taken as per the law, he said. "Central government should bring legislation in regard to OTT (over-the-top) platforms," he said. BJP leader Ram Kadam and other leaders alleged that the web series 'Tandav' has some inappropriate scenes of Hindu gods which are hurting religious sentiments. Recently, the creators of 'Tandav' apologized for unintentionally hurting people's sentiments.
The Maharashtra government is planning to bring "Shakti Act" to curb sexual offences against women and children in the state. While speaking to media persons in Nagpur on January 11, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said, "We are bringing Shakti Act to take strict action in the cases of crimes against women and girls. A Joint Selection Committee has been chosen for it, meeting has already taken place." "The Committee came to Nagpur today; it will go to Aurangabad and Mumbai later. We'll also take the opinions and suggestions of women organisations; we've also invited lawyer organisations. After the suggestions come in, the Committee will discuss them and make a decision," he added.
Serum Institute of India's vaccine consignment arrived at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on January 21. The consignment is containing 10 lakh dosages which will be dispatched to Kathmandu and 20 lakh dosages to Dhaka.
The first consignment of Covishield vaccine by Serum Institute of India was dispatched to Male in Maldives from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai on January 20. The consignment contains 1 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine. The Government of India (GoI) has received several requests for the supply of Indian manufactured vaccines from neighbouring and key partner countries.
On the 12th anniversary of the deadly Mumbai Terror Attacks, we pay our tributes to the martyrs and victims who lost their lives. on the night of November 26, 2008, ten Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba..