Among the speculated outcomes were not only the reservation for women but also proposals related to Other Backward Classes, the concept of “One Nation One Election,” and even the potential alteration of the country’s name. As the cabinet meeting concluded, hopes for clarity were met with continued suspense, as the customary post-meeting briefing was conspicuously absent. Shortly after, authoritative sources confirmed that the buzz surrounding the approval of the women’s reservation bill was indeed accurate.
In an impassioned appeal, Kharge invoked the Chairman’s role as a guardian, underscoring the necessity for protection against potential injustices. He acknowledged the numerical disadvantage faced by the Opposition, warning that if the ruling coalition’s MPs were to launch concerted attacks, they would be compelled to seek refuge in the Chairman’s sanctuary.
The primary objective of the scheme is to enhance the accessibility and quality of products and services offered by traditional artisans and craftsmen. By providing them with financial assistance, the government aims to empower this vital sector of the economy, ensuring they are seamlessly integrated into domestic and global value chains.
The self-proclaimed “Falcon Squad” of The Resistance Front (TRF) claimed responsibility for the attack, asserting that it was carried out in retaliation for the recent killing of Mohammad Riyaz in Rawalkote, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Civil society members across various parts of the Kashmir Valley paid tribute to the martyred officers through candlelight marches, underscoring the profound impact of their sacrifice.
A political maelstrom has engulfed the BJP-governed state of Assam as the Congress party raises serious allegations against the wife of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Riniki Bhuyan Sarma. Gaurav Gogoi, Congress Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha, took to social media to claim that Riniki Bhuyan Sarma, spouse of the Assam Chief Minister, received a substantial ₹10 crore subsidy from the Central government for her media enterprise, Pride East Entertainments Private Limited. Alongside his assertion, Gogoi shared a screenshot from the Ministry of Food Processing’s website, which seemingly confirms the transfer of the mentioned sum as part of a credit-linked subsidy.
While local government offices and village offices are required to operate with minimal staff to reduce the risk of exposure, all other institutions, including government offices, semi-government entities, public sector banks, schools, and anganwadis, will remain open until further notice. This balance between public health and essential services underscores the government’s commitment to managing the Nipah virus outbreak effectively.
On Tuesday, multiple teams from the ED simultaneously conducted searches at various sites in Tamil Nadu. These locations encompassed sand mines, sales depots, and other establishments allegedly implicated in the illicit sand mining operation, which is believed to involve illicit financial activities and tax irregularities.
In a bid to establish an independent Sikh homeland known as “Khalistan” in Punjab, the US-based organization Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) is intensifying its efforts. Founded in 2007, SFJ, led by Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a legal practitioner based in the United States and an alumnus of Panjab University, has been at the forefront of the secessionist movement.
In a significant turn of events, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu was presented before the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Court in Vijayawada on Sunday morning, following a 10-hour-long interrogation and subsequent medical tests. This came after he was initially taken to a hospital in Vijayawada for examination, stated a police official.
Sources close to the matter have revealed that leaders from various political parties have also been left off the guest list, raising questions about the criteria for inclusion. The exclusive roster encompasses Secretaries to the Government of India and several other distinguished figures, underscoring the high-profile nature of the event.