Sweden Ambassador to India, Klas Molin, on March 06 said that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) and India will be negotiated at an aggregate level as per the special mechanism set up during the last summit. "Trade agreements, as Sweden is member of EU, is negotiated by European Commission. Talks on for investment and trade, special mechanism was set up during last summit between India and EU so agreements on it will be negotiated at aggregate level," said Molin. On Mar 05, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a virtual interaction with his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven where the two leaders discussed bilateral ties and called for further cooperation on climate change.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 05, the Secretary (West) in Minister of External Affairs (MEA), Vikas Swarup spoke on India-Sweden virtual summit. Swarup said, "Regular high-level interactions between the two countries reflect the strong commitment on both sides for deepening the multifaceted partnership." "During the summit, both leaders (Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Swedish PM Stefan Lofven) underlined that the long-standing close relations between India and Sweden are based on the shared values of democracy, rule of law, pluralism, equality, freedom of speech and respect for human rights," he added. "They reaffirmed their strong commitment to work for multilateralism, rules-based international orders, counter-terrorism, peace and security," MEA Secretary (West) further stated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired BJP’s central election committee meeting in Delhi. BJP’s CEC met to finalise party candidates ahead of elections. PM Modi, Home minister Amit Shah, Defence minister Rajnath Singh were present in the meeting. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also seen in the meeting. The meeting was held at BJP headquarters in the national capital. This comes ahead of polls in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. Elections in the four states and Puducherry will be held between March 27 and April 29. Watch the full video for more.
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While speaking to media in Kolkata on March 02, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh spoke ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls. Ghosh said, "Core Committee discussed candidates for Phase 1 and 2 polls. It will be declared soon. We also reviewed the upcoming election rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Yogi Adityanath in the state."
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A powerful set of undersea quakes striking north-east of New Zealand on Friday and a potential tsunami threat amid the coronavirus pandemic led to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern cursing the bad luck the country was facing.
4 time Congress MLA BK Sangameshwara was suspended for a week by the Karnataka Assembly speaker for the disrespectful act of taking off his shirt inside the House. The MLA was protesting against the alleged foisting of false cases against him and his family.
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While speaking to media in Bengaluru on March 04, the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Karnataka Legislative Assembly and former Karnataka chief minister, Siddaramaiah condemned suspension of Congress MLA BK Sangamesh in Karnataka Assembly. Siddaramaiah said, "It is totally illegal, undemocratic, arbitrary, dictatorial attitude."
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Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on demands for reservations by several communities said a 3-member high-level committee will be formed to look into the matter. "We've appointed a high-level committee to look into all reports, demands for reservation by communities, increase in 50% constitutional provision, Supreme Court judgements and legal framework -how to go ahead with demands and give social justice to the people," said Karnataka Home Minister. Basavaraj Bommai added, "So a 3-member high level committee has been appointed. It will be headed by a retired High Court judge who will be its Chairman. There will be one administrator and one person who will be well versed in social science."
Condemning the Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray accusation that Karnataka deliberately changed name of Belagavi district to Belgaum, Deputy CM Laxman Savadi said that Mumbai should also be included in Karnataka. "Mumbai should be included in Karnataka. Until that is done, I request Central govt to declare Mumbai as a Union Territory," said Deputy CM Laxman Savadi. Earlier this month, Uddhav Thackeray created a political uproar by advocating the inclusion of Marathi-dominating regions of Karnataka into Maharashtra.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has lashed out at his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray over his comments on the border issue. The Karnataka CM said that these statements are only meant to create unnecessary problems and added that they would not give even an inch of land to Maharashtra. Former CM and Congress leader Siddaramaiah also slammed Uddhav Thackarey and said that Belagavi is an integral part of Karnataka and added that the Maharashtra CM should not try to instigate them by bringing up an issue that has already been resolved. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Home Minister Amit Shah on January 17 inaugurated advanced simulation centre at KLE Hospital in Belagavi. This centre will benefit patients, who come for treatment from different villages. Shah also reviewed the other facilities at the hospital. The Home Minister is on a two-day visit to Karnataka.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended India-Sweden Summit via video-conferencing and discussed various matter to his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven. PM Modi said, "I express solidarity to the people..
Maharashtra Minister Aslam Shaikh warned of action against violators of Covid guidelines. Shaikh said even though Covid guidelines are in place, some violations have been observed. Amid rise in Covid..
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