New Delhi: India and Bangladesh opened a new chapter in bilateral ties with the signing of 22 pacts in areas spanning civil nuclear cooperation and defence, which, alongwith prime minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a $ 4.5 billion concessional line of credit, underlined New Delhi’s role as Dhaka’s key development partner.
Daily Archive: April 8, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a veiled dig at Pakistan on Saturday, saying it breeds, inspires and encourages terrorism.
"There is one thought in South Asia which breeds, inspires and encourages terrorism. The thought whose priority is not humanity, but extremism and terrorism," Modi said, without naming the neighbouring country.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal criticised on Saturday the cancellation of allotment of land for the Aam Aadmi Party’s office in the Capital, saying his party was being unfairly targeted for working for the people.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today hit the streets to mark "liberation" from house tax, seeking to create a momentum for the party riding on one of its major poll promises. The party’s ward units and volunteers gathered across the city and burnt copies of house tax bills of the municipal corporations poll that are scheduled for April 23. AAP’s Delhi in-charge Ashish Talwar said the day-long campaign received massive support which he said reflected the "anger" of people against the BJP which is in power in all the three civic bodies in the national capital. "The BJP has mismanaged the corporations.
Lucknow: Addressing the audience at the book release function of ‘Governor’s guide’, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Aditya Nath said, there is one controversy doing rounds in the state as few people are saying that they won’t sing ‘Vande Mataram’. He added that in the 21st century when we are talking about development, this should not be the most discussed issue. According to the TV reports, he said that it is a serious issue and everyone should sing ‘Vande Mataram’. Not singing shows prejudiced mind.
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday advocated the need for strong electoral reforms to strengthen the democratic process saying it is time to look at legal provisions for increasing the number of parliamentary seats.
Know the Hard Work & Efforts of the Team organizing Sevaarth, Annual NSS Fest of PGDAV College, Delhi University
Sevaarth did mark its presence in January 2015 for the very first time where it was appreciated for its uniqueness and socio-fun combination. Crowd from Delhi University, JNU, DTU and other colleges attend this event. Footfall ranges in thousands. Events that are held in this fest are Walk for Affinity, Junkathon, Fortune Foraging, Divyaang Talent Hunt, SnapshotStar, Enact.
A day after Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal cancelled the land allotted to Aam Aadmi Party’s office on the backdrop of illegally acquiring these offices, party convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that the allegations made by the LG and the Bharatiya Janata Party are baseless. Addressing a press conference here in Delhi today, Kejriwal said that AAP is being targeted as the civic body elections in Delhi is around the corner.
Ahead of MCD polls 2017, BJP rakes-up AAP’s Rs 12,000 per plate row again; demands Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation
Raking an old issue again, Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday demanded Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation for an alleged misuse of public for a Government event held last year. As per allegations, the Kejriwal led-Delhi government organised an extravagant party to mark its second anniversary in office, which according to BJP costed over Rs 12,000 per plate. The BJP alleged that AAP flouted all norms to organise this party. "BJP condemns the misuse of government money and demands immediate resignation from the Kejriwal government," Union minister Piyush Goyal said.
The office allotment to the AAP was cancelled by the LG after the Shunglu Committee pointed out "irregularities" in the allotment.