There is growing concern in other countries regarding farmers' protests, says Rajasthan CM
Tuesday, 1 December 2020 "Centre's invitation to farmer unions for talks is a step in the right direction but taken too late. There is a growing concern not only in the country but in other countries as well, where a sizable number of Persons of Indian Origin live, regarding protest of farmers in India," tweeted Gehlot. The Rajasthan CM also called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to resolve the matter.
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 Health Ministry's Additional Secretary Manohar Agnani on January 21 said that no deaths were reported today across the country after the COVID-19 vaccination. He said, "Today there was one hospitalisation who was vaccinated on Jan 16 and developed intracranial hemorrhage on 20th. He's admitted in Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital in Udaipur, Rajasthan and it's not related to vaccination."
A group of people, misbehaved with employees of Shahjahanpur Toll Plaza in Rajasthan on January 19. They were allegedly the supporters of Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MP Hanuman Beniwal. Miscreants also vandalised a toll booth when a boom barrier blocked their way while they were crossing the toll. Toll manager, Jawed said, "They were going towards Delhi. Upon being told that it is Hanuman Beniwal, employees let him through but 2-3 vehicles were tailing him. So, Beniwal and his supporters vandalised toll and threatened them. They did not even pay the toll tax."
A laser light show at Victoria Memorial portrayed the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the celebrations of his 125th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar witnessed the spectacle. PM Modi is in Kolkata to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated Rewari-Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) to the nation. He inaugurated the 306-km New Rewari-New Madar section of WDFC through video-conferencing. PM Modi also flagged off the world's first double-stack long-haul container train. The 1.5-km-long train is hauled by electric traction from New Ateli-New Kishangarh. "This project is being seen as a game changer for india in the 21st century. After 5-6 years of hard work, today a big portion of it (project) has become a reality," the prime minister said. Piyush Goyal, Ashok Gehlot, Manohar Lal Khattar, Kalraj Mishra were also present at the event. The New Rewari-New Madar section of the WDFC is situated in Haryana and Rajasthan.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 306-km New Rewari-New Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) virtually on January 07. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot and Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar were also present. During the event, PM also flagged off Double Stack Long Haul (1.5 km in length) container train run.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress leader Sachin Pilot on January 03 joined the protest organised by state Congress against farm laws at Shaheed Smarak in Jaipur. They showed solidarity with the protesting farmers agitating in and around the national capital for more than a month. Farmers, mainly from Haryana and Punjab, are sitting at Delhi borders against Centre's newly enacted farm laws.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 09 attended the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention via video conferencing in Delhi. At the event, PM said, "Today we have been connected with internet from various corners of the world but our minds are always connected with 'Maa Bharti'. In the past years, Non-Resident Indians have strengthened their identity in other countries."
Farmers at Singhu border on January 22 presented a person who alleged a plot to shoot four farmer leaders and cause disruption, ahead the farmers' tractor march on Jan 26. The unidentified person said..
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that there are forces that want the farmers' agitation to continue and ensuring that no good comes out of it. Centre and farmer leaders held 11th round of..