Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad organised an event for cows on the auspicious occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. MLA Rajesh Kumar Singh fed around 170 cows in a 'gaushala' on August 12. He served the cows-jaggery, 'daliya' and other nutritious foods on the occasion.
BJP MP Sudhanshu Trivedi spoke to Hindustan Times' Aditi Prasad on the issue of the Ram Temple, the Covid pandemic and the way forward for India. Trivedi said that Ram Rajya was the political vision of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. He also said that the secular essence of the country is derived from the ideals of Lord Ram and added that all rights enjoyed by the citizens of India are inspired by the values of Lord Ram. The BJP Rajya Sabha MP also lauded PM Modi's handling of the Covid crisis and said that enough steps had been taken to bring the economy back on track in the wake of the pandemic. Trivedi said that Prime Minister Modi's popularity had increased during the last 6 months. He added that the policies of the Modi government would lead to India becoming an exporter of defence equipment soon. He also spoke on the upcoming Independence Day celebrations in the country in the backdrop of the pandemic. Watch the latest episode of In Focus for all the details.
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The last rites of Urdu poet and lyricist Dr. Rahat Indori was performed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. People wearing PPE kits gathered to pay their tribute to the poet. The legendary Urdu poet passed away at age of 70 in Indore's Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences on August 11. 70-year-old poet had suffered two heart attacks and was suffering from pneumonia. Indori was admitted in the hospital on August 09 and was tested positive for COVID-19.
Legendary Urdu poet and lyricist Dr. Rahat Indori passed away at age of 70 in Indore's Aurobindo hospital on August 11. 70-year-old poet had suffered two heart attacks and was suffering from pneumonia. Indori was admitted in the hospital on August 09 and was tested positive for COVID-19.
Artists dressed up as 'Yamraj' and 'Chitragupt' to create awareness on wearing masks and maintain social-distancing in Chhattisgarh's Raipur on July 11. This initiative had been taken up by Raipur Smart City Limited, Traffic Police and Municipal Corporation.
Ludhiana Municipal Corporation set up pet registration website. Pet owners in Ludhiana will now have to register with complete details on the website. Pet owners need to pay annual charge of Rs 400. Municipal Corporation has warned of stiff penalties if registration is skipped. At the same time, people associated with sale and purchase of pets will have to pay 2,000 rupees to the corporation for registration.
Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), construction work of houses for needy is underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Around 635 houses are under construction in municipality areas. One of the residents thanked government for the developmental work.
Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY) has brought a ray of hope for people living in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur. Construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin is underway in Ghordi area. According to Block Development Council official, "Around 1000 construction activities are going on. People are happy as after getting 'pucca' houses they can live comfortably in rainy season."
Congress leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Digvijaya Singh joined 'Satyagrah' of 'Kendriya Shram Sangathan' on August 09. "Since 2014, all steps taken by them (Centre) are anti-labourer. They want to make public sector unviable in order to show that public sector has no technical competence, thus should be privatized," said Digvijaya Singh.
BJP National Vice President Uma Bharti said Lord Ram is not a political figure and belongs to everyone. Speaking on the foundation laying ceremony, Bharti said BJP does not have a “patent” on lord Ram. Congress leader Digvijaya Singh thanked Bharti on Twitter. Bharti will be skipping the bhoomi pujan event in Ayodhya on August 5. Bharti to skip the event in view of coronavirus spread. The leader will be at Saryu River bank during the event.
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Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra reacted to Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's tweet where he gave the credit of Ram Mandir to Rajiv Gandhi. Narottam Mishra said, "Do they assume that Ram Bhakts are stupid? On one hand there is 'Sundar kand' and on the other hand Congress' 'Lanka kand'. Party whose president, Sonia ji has not said a word, how can that party take the credit of Ram Temple. One person is talking about delaying the date, another is talking about 'Sundar kand.' Ram Mandir was a part of BJP's agenda, we said that 'saugand ram ki khate hai, mandir wahi banayege' (we swear on Lord Rama, temple will be constructed there only)."
Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Pratap Singh Bajwa bashed Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on his letter to Chandigarh DGP saying, 'CM and Punjab DGP are responsible for any harm caused to my safety.' Pratap Bajwa said, "I want to ask Captain Amarinder Singh if he believes in democracy. You are democratically elected CM and not maharaja of Patiala."
Congress leader and national spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi passed away due to a cardiac arrest. He died in Yashoda Hospital on August 12. The national party informed about the demise of its leader through the official Twitter handle. Just before his demise, Rajiv Tyagi was debating at a news channel.
Politicians have come to the rescue of a 13-year-old egg seller in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. Days after he was allegedly harassed by civic body officials, help has come from across party lines. On July..
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A BJP delegation from West Bengal and party's National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 14. The delegation demanded a CBI probe into the incident where..