Anurag Thakur Says, Investigation Underway In Wrestlers' Matter
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Thursday said the Centre was sensitively handling the issue of protesting wrestlers, who are seeking the arrest of outgoing WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations. Thakur, who is on a visit to Mumbai, told reporters that the government has accepted the wrestlers' demand for a committee to probe their allegations and an investigation was underway.
Tags: WFI President, Wrestler's Protest, Union government, Anurag Thakur, investigation
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Kiren Rijiju Takes Over As Earth Science Ministry And Says This
After losing the law ministry, union minister kiren Rijiju takes over the new ministry of Earth and Sciences. During the oath taking event, Rijiju, who has been removed as the Law Minister said, "This shifting is not a punishment, this is the plan of the government. This is the vision of PM Modi." Notably, Arjun Ram Meghwal has been appointed as the new Law Minister of India.
Tags: Kiren Rijiju, Law Ministry, Union government, Earth Science Ministry, PM Narendra Modi
Arjun Ram Meghwal Replaces Kiren Rijiju As Law Minister Of India
In a shocking reshuffle, the Union Government led by BJP replaced the Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju and appointed Arjun Ram Meghwal as the new Union Law Minister. After removing Rijiju from Law Ministry, the BJP Government moved him to the Earth and Science Ministry. The decision was taken by the Union Government, and Rashtrapati Bhavan issued a statement in this regard.
Tags: Kiren Rijiju, arjun ram meghwal, Law Ministry, Union government, Breaking News
Courtesy: The Indian Express
India COVID-19 Active Cases Close To 50k With 11,109 New Cases
India COVID-19 cases are on extreme rise with over 11,000 new cases registered in 24 hours. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) confirmed 11,109 new cases, and 29 deaths taking the active cases tally to 49,622 whereas death cases is at 5,31,064. The positive cases rate now at 4.29% whereas fatality rate with over 1.20%. Moreover, the Government of India urged states and UTs to take precautions.
Tags: Novel Coronavirus, new cases, NEW VARIANT, MoHFW, Union government
Courtesy: The Times of India
Union Govt Asks State Governments To Ready For COVID-19 Wave
Mansukh Mandaviya, the Union Home Minister, chaired a meeting with the concerned officials, amid the rising number of COVID-19. During the high level meeting, the Union Minister asked the state governments to conduct mock drilling at the hospitals and be battle ready for the next wave of the Novel Coronavirus. In 24-hours India registered 6,050 new cases of Covid-19, highest in the past 203 cases.
Tags: Coronavirus, Mansukh Mandaviya, Battlefield, Union government, health alert
Courtesy: One India
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy To Leave For Delhi, Likely To Meet PM Modi
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the CM of Andhra Pradesh, is scheduled to meet PM Narendra Modi. Notably, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is scheduled to leave for Delhi at 2:00 pm, and is likely to meet PM Narendra Modi and discuss several issues of Andhra Pradesh. Besides PM Modi, Jagan Mohan is expected to meet other senior union government leaders, but a complete list and details are awaited.
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Indian Politics, AP Government, Union government
Courtesy: The Hans India
PM Modi Says Today's Vishwakarma Can Turn Entrepreneurs
PM Narendra Modi appreciates artisans and craft workers, who work with hands using tools. At an event, PM Modi called these artisans 'Vishwakarma' and said, "Today's Vishwakarma could be tomorrow's entrepreneurs". The statement was made during a post-budget webinar, attended by PM Narendra Modi. During the same, Modi highlighted the recently launched new scheme for artisans and craftsmen, the PM Vishwakarma Kaushal Samman (PM VIKAS.)
Tags: Scheme, Artisans, PM Narendra Modi, budget 2023, Union government
Courtesy: Zee News India
Indian Navy Successfully Test MRSAM, Rajnath Singh Congratulates Navy
In a major boost to the Atmarnirbhar India, the Indian Navy successfully undertook MRSAM (Medium Range Surface to Air Missile) firing from INS Visakhapatnam. On March 7, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the Indian Navy, for the successful tests and validating capability to engage Anti Ship Missiles. MRSAM is jointly developed by DRDO & IAI & produced at BDL reflects Navy's commitment to Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
Tags: Indian Navy, Rajnath Singh, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Union government, INS Vizag
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
GoI Urges People To 'Hug A Cow' On Valentine's Day
In a new appeal from the BJP-led Indian Government, citizens are asked to cuddle cows and celebrate February 14, Valentine's day, this year. According to the government statement, hugging a cow “will bring emotional richness” and “will increase our individual and collective happiness”. The newly declared Cow Hug Day is intended to offset the “dazzle of western civilisation”. Union Ministers urged people to follow new appeals and spread Indian… read-more
Tags: Union government, Valentine's Day, cow hug day, indian citizen, Western tradition
Courtesy: The Guardian
CJI UU Lalit Names DY Chandrachud As His Successor
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit named Justice DY Chandrachud to be his successor. With this, the tenure of CJI UU Lalit will end on November 8, following which the new CJI will take over charges. If approved by the Union Government, DY Chandrachud will be the 50th CJI and will take the official oath on November 9. Justice Chandrachud will have a tenure of over two years.
Tags: CJI, DY Chandrachud, UU Lalit, Official Oath, Union government
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal