The BJP has issued a whip to its Lok Sabha MPs to be present on Monday when a bill to repeal the three farm laws will be tabled by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in Parliament; PM Narendra Modi chaired a meeting with top officials to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the country as well as the nationwide vaccination drive; Air quality in Delhi is likely to “improve marginally” but will remain in the ‘very poor’ category on Saturday.
Ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath led BJP government has decided to change the name of the Jhansi Railway station to Veerangana Laxmibai railway station. The decision was taken after the state government got approval from the Central government.
#JhansiStation #RaniLaxmiBai #UPGovernment
Andhra Pradesh BJP president Somu Veerraju stirred controversy during one of the elections rallies in the state. Addressing a public rally in Vijayawada on Tuesday, Veerraju said that if the saffron party is elected to power in the state the price of the liquor will be reduced to 75 rupees.
#BJP #AndhraPradesh #SomuVeerraju
Former cricketer Dinesh Mongia joined the BJP today at a ceremony in the party's Delhi office. Three Punjab MLAs - Fateh Jung Bajwa, Balwinder Singh Laddi and Rana Gurmeet Sodhi - have also joined the BJP.
#DineshMongia #BJP #PunjabElections2022
Today, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made an impressive debut in Chandigarh, after winning the most number of seats in the city municipal elections and pushing the BJP to second place.
#AAP #ChandigarhCivicPolls #BJP
England's chief medical officer has said he expects the wave of Omicron Covid infections to "peak really quite fast", even if people take steps to reduce social contact.
Professor Chris Whitty told MPs on the Health and Social Care Committee: "The upswing will be incredibly fast, even if people are taking more cautious action … it may then come down faster than previous peaks." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Sir Keir Starmer has lambasted Boris Johnson as "too weak to lead" as he confronted the prime minister at the Despatch Box. It comes after more than 100 Tory MPs rebelled against the government Plan B Covid measures. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has left Number 10 Downing Street and made his way to the House of Commons for PMQs, where he will face MPs after suffering a significant rebellion from his party on Tuesday. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Yesterday, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said that farmers do not want an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi adding that they do not want to tarnish his image abroad.
#BKU #RakeshTikait #NarendraSinghTomar
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has informed Parliament that the government has ‘no record’ of the deaths of the farmers who camped out at Delhi borders protesting against the now repealed three farm laws, and hence no financial assistance would be provided to the families of the deceased farmers.
#FarmerDeaths #BJP #FarmersProtest #ParliamentWinterSession
The winter session of the Parliament concluded on Wednesday, a day before it was scheduled to end. Both the houses were adjourned sine die after a continuous protest by the opposition parties.
#TopNewsHeadlines #Vaccine #WomanMarriageage
The government's efforts to initiate talks to resolve the ongoing impasse in Parliament over the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs may run aground as suggested by Opposition parties.
#ParliamentWinterSession #RajyaSabha #Opposition
Conservative backbench MP Sir Roger Gale issues a stark warning to Boris Johnson, saying "one more strike, and he's out". He says there is a "great deal of anger" across the country directed at Downing Street and the North Shropshire vote was an expression of that. He believes the Prime Minister has till January 5th, when Parliament returns, to "get his act together" or his decline will be "terminal". Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Today, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi renewed his attack on junior Home Minister Ajay Mishra; Army Chief Gen MM Naravane has assumed the charge as the chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee; 4 new Omicron cases detected in Delhi, total tally rises to 10.
#Opposition #RahulGandhi #AjayMishra
Canada Officially Bans, LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy.
Legislation outlawing such therapies was approved in both the Canadian House of Commons... .
... and the Senate on Dec. 9.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised the "Royal Assent" of the legislation via Twitter.
It’s official: Our government’s legislation banning the despicable and degrading practice of conversion therapy has received Royal Assent - , Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister,
Meaning it is now law. , Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister,
LGBTQ2 Canadians, we’ll always stand up for you and your rights, Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister,
LGBTQ activists in Canada also released statements in support of the legislation.
The unanimous support it received from every official in Parliament sends a clear message to LGBTQ2 Canadians: you are valid and deserving of a life free from harm, Nicholas Schiavo, No Conversion Canada,
via 'The Hill'.
Today, as we celebrate this historic moment, we must thank survivors and their tireless advocacy to reach this moment where conversion ‘therapy’ is finally outlawed in our country, Nicholas Schiavo, No Conversion Canada,
via 'The Hill'.
Conversion therapy is the practice of attempting to "convert" the sexual or gender identities of LGBTQ+ individuals.
The practice is legal in the United States, though some states do have bans in place to protect LGBTQ+ minors. .
Three states — Alabama, Florida and Georgia —
have an injunction that outlaws enforcement of
conversion therapy bans.
Brazil, Ecuador and Germany also have nationwide conversion therapy bans in place.
The current government in the U.K. has pledged to ban the practice, but has yet to do so
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The union territory of Puducherry has imposed a night curfew with effect from today till 31st of January 2022. The night curfew will come into effect from 11:00 pm till 5.00 am every day except on the occasion of Vaikuntha Ekadashi.
#Puducherry #NightCurfew #Newyear2022
The year 2021 is ending and people have made their resolution for the next year 2022, from travel to better health to prosperity at work, what is there that people are looking forward to in 2022.
#Newyear2022 #Resolution2022 #HappyNewYear
We Indians love our food, as diverse and vast our culture is, so is our food. From Mughali, to South Indian, to Desi Chinese to Continental, to our very much loved Ghar Ka Khana we love to eat and a tsunami of food vloggers on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram is proof we are a population of total chatoras. No wonder food delivery apps like Zomato and Swiggy are earning in billions as every second thousand of us are ordering something from outside to satisfy our cravings. Swiggy this year came out with a list of food items that were most ordered in the country and also showed what was the most ordered dishes state-wise. So let's take a look at the most ordered dishes in India first.
#Food #Indian #ChickenBiryani
Delhi known for its iconic monuments is a wonderland for tourists with a keen interest in history. Winter draws many to the iconic structures in the city, like the Humayun's tomb.
#HumayunTomb #DelhiTour #Mughals
The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Election Laws Amendement Bill 2021 to link voter ID cards with Aadhaar. Such a Bill has been demanded by the Election Commission since 2015 to put an end to duplicate voter ID cards.
#LokSabha #Aadhaar #VoterID
A day after the SIT team probing the Lakhimpur Kheri incident in its reports said that the incident was pre-planned, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi gave an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha. Gandhi further said that the government is running away from the discussion.
#LakhimpurKheri #RahulGandhi #LokSabha
The video of an internal administrative meeting of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in which she seemingly scolds Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra has gone viral on social media. Mahua Moitra can be seen sitting at the meeting and silently nodding.
#MamataBanerjee #MahuaMoitra #TMC
Today, Defence minister Rajnath Singh issued a statement in the Lok Sabha on the IAF chopper crash that killed 13 including Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat.
#RajnathSingh #GeneralBipinRawat #ArmyChopperCrash
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday addressed the Lok Sabha on the incident that happened in the Mon district of Nagaland near the Indo-Myanmar border. According to PTI, soon after Shah’s address opposition parties including Congress, DMK, SP, BSP, NCP walked out.
#NaglandEncounter #AmitShah #LokSabha
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and inaugurated 23 projects worth 17,500 crore rupee in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani on Thursday, dubbing it a New year's gift to the state.
#PMModi #Mumbai #China
NCP chief Sharad Pawar in a recent interview revealed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi told him to think about a collation in Maharashtra after the assembly polls in 2019, but Pawar refused and told the Prime Minister that it was not possible.
#SharadPawar #Modi #Maharashtra
With the cases of Omicron on the rise in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with the council of Ministers on Wednesday. The meeting is expected to happen at around 4 pm.
#PMModi #Omicron #CouncilofMinisters
PM Modi is now going to travel in an upgraded car that can withstand blasts and bullets. The Rs 12 crore Mercedes-Maybach S650 has been added to the Prime Minister's convoy.
#ModiConvoy #ModiCar #Mercedes
Trinamool Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien has been suspended from parliament for the rest of the session; Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar tore up the copy of an anti-conversion Bill; Congress..
Actor turned politician Jaya Bachchan lashed out at the BJP in Rajya Sabha during the proceedings at the upper house on Monday morning. The Samajwadi Party MP told BJP that their bad time would start..