Ahead of 3 pm talk with farmers, Union ministers meet to discuss protests, demands
Tuesday, 1 December 2020 Ahead of the meeting with the farmer leaders at 3 pm today, amid protests against the recent farm laws, several Union Cabinet Ministers are meeting at the residence of BJP President JP Nadda on Tuesday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar arrived at the residence of Nadda to hold a meeting to discuss the ongoing farmers' protest ahead of a key meeting later today.
Farmers’ protest against the centre’s farm bills have now entered the 7th day. The protest at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border led to the closure of a key route connecting the national capital with the state. Two more border points connecting the national capital with Gurgaon and...
Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting with Delhi Police officials on January 19. He was accompanied by Minister of State G Kishan Reddy. The meeting was held ahead of the Republic Day celebrations in Delhi next week.
Home Minister Amit Shah on January 19 visited Delhi Police headquarters in Delhi. There he launched a mobile application. Shah also met the plasma donors, who donated their plasma after recovering from COVID-19 virus.
All India Trinamool Congress leader Firhad Hakim met election commission of India's officials on January 21 in Kolkata. "BJP had alleged that names of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas are in the voters' list, that too 10 percent. We told the Election Commission that it is a direct blame on you since you make the list," said Hakim. He further told the Election Commission to not to take the provocative communal speeches by BJP. Hakim also alleged that BJP has been sending BSF soldiers in the nearby villages and terrorising people to vote in their favour. "We all want peaceful and fair election," he added.
The BJP has said that the party will not project a Chief Ministerial face in West Bengal. BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said that BJP never projects a Chief Ministerial face in states that it is not in power. He added that a decision on the Chief Ministerial candidate would be arrived at after discussions between the chosen MLAs. He further hit out at CM Mamata Banerjee’s criticism calling the BJP worse than Naxalites. Vijayvargiya said that the people of the state are watching and added that the BJP does not need certificate from Mamata Banerjee. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally in Delhi proudly said India has started providing vaccines to neighbouring countries. "Our scientists have developed two COVID-19 vaccines. The whole world is family for us, and we have started providing vaccines to our neighbouring countries," said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspected a guard of honour during the annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally, at NCC Parade Ground in New Delhi on January 21. During the rally, Defence Minister Singh congratulated NCC.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally said that over 1,100 schools have been identified to begin NCC training. "Our Prime Minister has decided to expand National Cadet Corps (NCC). There should be training of Cadets at the border and coastal areas. We have identified more than 1,100 schools to begin NCC training," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. He added, "Earlier, there were 28% girl cadets in NCC. Now, it has increased to approximately 43%. This is India's women empowerment. Government has also decided to give preference to the NCC cadets in employment."
After 10th round of talk with farmer unions, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that "talks are progressing in the right direction." "During discussions, we said that government is ready to put on hold the farm laws for one or one and half year. I am happy that farmer unions have taken this very seriously and said that they would consider it tomorrow and convey their decision on January 22. I feel that talks are progressing in the right direction and there is a possibility of finding a resolution on January 22," said Tomar.
The tenth round of talks between farmer unions and the Centre over the three farm laws began at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on January 20. Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal attended the meeting. They held several rounds of talks which remained inconclusive. Farmers are agitating against the new farm laws over past months. They are adamant to repeal the farm laws and provide legal assistance on MSP.