As envoys from 24 nations are visiting Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of the situation in the region, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has mocked the visit. The Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP said that they should also visit the farmers protesting in Ghazipur, Sindhu & Tikri borders and speak to them about democracy. Farmers have been protesting at Delhi’s border for over two months. They have been demanding the withdrawal of the three farm laws passed by the Centre. They allege that the laws will benefit large corporate and be detrimental to the cause of farmers. While the Modi government has agreed to make amendments to the laws, farmers have insisted on complete repeal. Watch the video for all the details.
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Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP) Sanjay Raut, while reacting to visit of foreign envoys to J-K, said that the delegation should also visit borders of national capital, where farmers are protesting against three new farm laws, to know more about democracy. "There is democracy on papers in Jammu and Kashmir but there is no democracy at Ghazipur border (Delhi-UP border). I welcome the foreign delegation that they have found 'darshan' of democracy in J-K. But this same delegation should also visit farmers' at Ghazipur border and Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) and ask them about the democracy," Raut told ANI in Delhi.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Modi government over rising fuel prices. Rahul accused the Centre of emptying the pockets of the common man and filling the pockets of its friends for free. “When you see the fast moving meter while filling fuel in your car at the petrol pump, do remember that the crude oil rates have not risen but fallen. Petrol is at Rs 100 a litre. The Modi government is doing the great work of emptying your pockets and filling the pockets of its friends,” the Congress leader tweeted in Hindi. Meanwhile, businessman Robert Vadra rode a bicycle from his Sujan Singh Park residence to his Sukhdev vihar office in protest against the rising fuel prices. “If I have to be people's voice then first I have to change my mode of transport. We can only request Prime Minister to look into the matter,” said Vadra. Youth wing of Shiv Sena also staged protest in Mumbai against rising fuel prices. They put up ‘Yahi Hai Acche Din’ banners comparing prices between 2015 & 2021. Watch the full video for more.
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The youth wing of Shiv Sena, Yuva Sena put up banners stating 'Yahi hai acche din?' at various petrol pumps and roadside in Bandra West in Mumbai. Yuva Sena workers were also seen raising slogans against PM Modi-led central govt. It came after the fuel prices are increasing sky high.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti asked the Centre to start a dialogue with Pakistan to stop the bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir. The PDP president visited Logripora Aishmuqam area of in Kashmir’s Anantnag district to express her condolences to the family of J&K Police Constable Suhail Ahmad who was killed in the terrorist attack in the Baghat area of the city on February 19. Besides Ahmad, another police personnel lost his life in the Baghat attack. Mufti said, “Till when the people of J&K, its policemen and youth will continue to sacrifice their lives. This (the Kashmir issue) is a huge issue and this issue should be resolved so that the bloodshed in J&K stops and the people here live in peace.” She added, “The BJP government should think and start the process of dialogue with Pakistan, so that the bloodshed is stopped.” Watch the full video for more.
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Additional Secretary of Union Health Ministry, Manohar Agnani gave brief about states which have vaccinated over 60% of healthcare workers. He said, "Bihar 76.6%, MP 76.1%, Tripura 76%, U'khand 71.5%, Mizoram 69.7%, UP 69%, Kerala 68.1%, Odisha 67.6%, Rajasthan 67.3%, HP 66.8%, Lakshadweep 64.5%, Andaman 62.9%, Chhattisgarh 60.5%." Among above listed states, Bihar topped in vaccinating healthcare workers.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assures that the farmers can be anything but anti-nationals. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says we will send Modi back to Nagpur like people sent British empire. Union Home Minister Amit Shah mocks congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his Fisheries ministry remark during his speech in Karaikal. Retired Congress MP from Jammu And Kashmir Ghulam Nabi Azad praised Prime Minister Modi for not hiding his true self. ISRO takes copy of Bhagavad Gita and Photo of PM Modi to space. All this and more news at 9 pm.
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Strategic Srinagar-Leh highway opened by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) after over 58 days. The highway was closed due to the thick layer of snow. Snow clearance of Zojila Pass was a big challenge owing to snow accumulation of 30-40 feet, threats of avalanches and inclement weather conditions. Inspite of all odds, the snow clearance operations had been conducted and completed by BRO. This road is important from the strategic point of view, being the only route between Kashmir and Ladakh. The route is a lifeline for the survival and economic development of people of Ladakh and for the security forces.
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah said that he wants Congress party to be strong, united to fight the divisive forces of the country. "Congress must unite, Congress must become strong, and people look forward to Congress. They (Congress) is a part of this nation. They have been a party of 150 years," he said.
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and chief of J and K National Conference Farooq Abdullah reacted on India and Pakistan agreeing to stop cross-border firing in Kashmir. Welcoming the decision, he said that it is a big step and both the Prime Ministers will try to solve the issues. India and Pakistan's militaries on February 25 announced that they have agreed to stop firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and other areas with effect from the midnight of February 24-25.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and chief of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Farooq Abdullah reacted on continuous surging prices of fuel. He urged Centre to pay attention and immediately take necessary action to bring down the fuel prices.
"I request that those who want election soon should help in this delimitation process, instead of making excuses," said JandK Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha when asked about PDP and National Conference's demand for elections. "Prime Minister has assured the entire nation and the delimitation commission has begun its work. There are constitutional institutions in India. The decision is taken by the Election Commission. Let the work related to delimitation get completed, the Commission will definitely conduct elections," he added.
Maharashtra government led-Shiv Sena party leader, Sanjay Raut slammed Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party's (JKPDP) chief, Mehbooba Mufti over her remark on Article 370. "Be it Farooq Abdullah..
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