The famous bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passed away at age of 80 in Delhi on January 22. He was known for his religious songs and bhajans. Singer Daler Mehndi shared the news of his death on Twitter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted to express grief over death of the iconic singer.
Speaking to ANI in the national capital on January 22, general secretary of All India Kisan Sabha, Hannan Mollah spoke on the declared farmers' rally on Republic Day in Delhi. Mollah said, "Kisans (farmers) have started coming to the Outer Ring Road and will come. We can't change the program." "The rally will be held as declared," he added.
Fire which broke out in Engineers Bhawan in Delhi's busy ITO area has been doused off. Around 14 fire tenders were deployed to carry out the fire extinguishing operation. Speaking on the situation, Delhi Fire Service Deputy Chief Fire Officer Sanjay Tomar said, "We deployed 4 fire tenders in the initial turnout. After looking at the situation, we deployed 13-14 tenders. The fire broke out in an office on the second floor. Fire was doused in 45 minutes. No casualty was reported."
Handicraft industries in Uttar Pradesh expecting supportive measures from Budget 2021. Brass artisans in Moradabad expect this year's budget will help boost their businesses. "We expect supportive measures from the union govt for brass artisans," said an artisan. "I urge govt to cut down electricity charges so that workers can make more profit," another artisan said. Earlier this week, FM Nirmala Sitharaman had held meeting with state finance ministers. The state ministers had suggested steps to revive growth and boost revenue collection in the backdrop of Covid-19 crisis. The Union Budget 2020-21 will be presented at 11 am on February 1.
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Addressing at an event in the national capital on December 25, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke on farm laws. FM Sitharaman said, "Opposition parties in their manifestos for 2019 Lok Sabha elections called three Farm Laws important for providing relief to the farmers." "Since, the government that passed the laws is not theirs, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji's, they can't accept it and are opposing it," she added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is ready to hold discussions over the farm laws based on facts. PM Modi said the government is even ready to talk to those opposing the laws. This comes as farmers’ protest at Delhi borders entered 30th day. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that PM Modi responded to all the queries and clarified all the doubts over farm laws. Sitharaman added that the government is ready to openly hold discussions if there are still doubts. Watch the full video for more details.
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