Kiren Rijiju Shares View On 'Same-Sex Marriage Issue
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju gave his statement on the recent same-sex marriage controversial issue. On March 18, addressing the media, Kiren Rijiju said, " same-sex marriage is a matter that should be left to the wisdom of the people of the country." He said, "The Supreme Court has its own authority. We are not supposed to encroach on its territory," Notably, the SC is reviewing the matter.
Tags: Kiren Rijiju, same-sex marriage, Comments, Indian government, Supreme Court
Courtesy: India Today
PM Modi Announces Ex Gratia Of Rs 2 Lakh To Victims Of Chandausi, Secunderabad Incident
PM Narendra Modi announced ex gratia to the victims of Chandausi and Secunderabad incident. On March 18, Prime Minister's Office (PMO) announced to give Rs 2 lakh to those who lost their kin in the Secunderabad fire incident, whereas Rs 50,000 was announced for injured. The amount will be given under the PM Cares Fund. In addition, the PM of India also directed to provide medical treatment to injured.
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Ex-Gratia, Secunderabad Incident, Indian government, PM Cares Fund
Courtesy: Narendra Modi
Retail Inflation Eases Marginally To 6.44%
India’s retail inflation eased marginally to 6.44% in February after three-month high of 6.52% in January. The new inflation will burn pockets of consumer as prices continued to be above the Reserve Bank of India’s so-called tolerable limit of 6% for two straight months. On March 13, the RBI released the data, which said the food and beverages inflation index stood at 6.26% during the month against 6.19% in January.
Tags: RETAIL INFLATION, Percentage, Indian government, Market, Modi Government
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Money Laundering Laws Applies To Crypto Trading: GoI
In a setback to Indian bitcoin traders, India’s money laundering laws will now apply to trade in cryptocurrencies, said the federal government. In a notification dated March 7, the Government of India said, "The exchange between virtual digital assets and fiat currencies, the exchange between one or more forms of virtual digital assets and the transfer of digital assets will be covered under money laundering laws."
Tags: Cryptocurrency, Indian government, MONEY LAUNDERING, Notification, Traders
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Power Grid Holds Meeting And Approves Investment For Projects
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited informed about approved investment for several projects. The decision was taken by the board of Directors of the company in their meeting held on March 6. The Power Grid approved investment for Eastern Region Expansion Scheme-XXIX (Rs 524.04 cr), Transmission system for Kurnool Wind Energy Zone/Solar Energy Zone (Rs. 3546.94 cr) and the disclosure is in terms of Regulation 30 of the SEBI.
Tags: Projects, Power Grid, Indian government, business, Growth
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Why Rahul Gandhi Isn't Getting Married, K'Taka Leader Comment Spark Rows
Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel once again made a controversial remark against Rahul Gandhi. On March 6, Kumar made a personal attack on Rahul Gandhi over his 'single' status. He said, Rahul Gandhi can't have kids that's why he is not getting married. He also took a dig at Gandhi for doubting the Covid-19 vaccine and branding them as the ‘Modi vaccine’ during the pandemic.
Tags: Karnataka BJP, Indian government, BJP leaders, Rahul Gandhi, Controversial Remark
Courtesy: Zee News
PM Modi Addresses G20 Summit On March 2
PM Narendra Modi addressed the G20 Foreign Ministers' meet and highlighted several issues including financial crisis, global warming,climate change, pandemic, terrorism and wars. On March 2, Modi said, "After years of progress, we are at risk today of moving back on the sustainable development goals." Speaking of meet's importance, Modi said, ndia's G20 presidency is an initiative towards giving a voice to the global south.
Tags: G20 Summit, Indian government, PM Modi, Climate Change
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
S Jaishankar Replies To His UK Counterpart Over BBC Survey Row
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar replied to UK Minister's concern over the recent BBC Survey Row. On March 1, S Jaishankar said, "All entities operating in India must comply fully with relevant laws and regulations." The statement of Jaishankar to his UK Counterpart came after James Cleverly, UK Foreign Minister raised the BBC Issue in the meeting with S Jaishankar. Notably, IT-surveys were conducted at BBC offices in India.
Tags: BBC Row, IT Survey, UK Foreign Minister, S Jaishankar, Indian government
Karnataka To Have India's First Marian To Boost Coastal Tourism
In order to boost coastal tourism in Karnataka, the BJP-led State Government is going to construct India's first Marina which will be constructed at Byndoor in the Udupi district. On February 26, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai confirmed the same and said, " it is proposed to take up beach tourism in coastal areas and pilgrim tourism." The decision was taken after seeking all the necessary permission from the GoI.
Tags: karnataka government, CM Basavaraj Bommai, Coastal Tourism, Marina, Indian government
Courtesy: Zee News India
Centre Decides To Release Rs 100 Coin With NTR's Photo On It
In order to honour former Andhra Pradesh CM and founder of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) N.T. Rama Rao, the Central Government decided to release a 100 Rs coin with his picture. The decision was taken by the ruling BJP Government to honour NTR for his rendered services to India and its people. In this regard, officials met NTR's daughter and presented a sample silver coin, seeking her opinion.
Tags: Indian government, Rs 100 Coin, NTR, Andhra Pradesh CM, TDP, silver coins
Courtesy: The Hans India