Movement of labour top GoM meet agenda, states to quarantine migrants
The meeting took stock of the current state of supplies of essential commodities throughout the nation, with sources saying no major deficiency of goods has emerged and that vital supply chains remain open.
NDA ally LJP unhappy with Nitish govt over migrant workers' situation
NDA partner Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) is unhappy with the way Nitish Ku...
Centre asks states to stop mass exodus of migrant workers; Amit Shah speaks to CMs
The 21-day lockdown imposed from Tuesday midnight in a bid...
Government responsible for terrible condition of migrant workers: Congress
"Today, in the hour of crisis, our brothers and sisters should at least get respect and support. The government should take concrete steps as soon as possible so that it does not become a major tragedy," Gandhi said on Twitter.
Govt approves additional Rs 5,751 cr to 8 states as calamity relief
The eight states which will get the financial assistance are: Kerala, Maharashtra, Bihar, Nagaland, Odisha, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Karnataka.
PM Modi's call for 'Janta' curfew need of hour: Home Minister Amit Shah
The Prime Minister on Thursday called for 'Janta curfew' on March 22 from 7 am-9 pm, saying no citizen, barring those in essential services, should get out of house. He also said that at 5 pm on March 22, we should thank people like doctors, medical personnel, cleaning staff, for their service during the coronavirus outbreak.
12 Bills passed as Budget session cut by 12 days
Parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi said a total of 12 Bills were passed by Parliament in this session. These include the budget Appropriations Bills, the Finance Bill, The Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill that aims to simplify resolution of tax disputes, budget of Jammu and Kashmir, and an amendment to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
Government brings out a booklet on Delhi riots
Multiple copies of the booklet, published in English and Hindi, are being sent to all government offices and MPs, said an official. The riots, which broke out in seven areas of northeast Delhi on February 23, claimed 55 lives and injured more than 500 people.
JK Apni Party delegation meets Amit Shah
Chief of newly-formed 'JK Apni Party' Altaf Bukhari met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday during which the minister allayed fears of demographic changes in Jammu and Kashmir and also assured for early return of statehood.
Lok Sabha speaker to give one month's salary to PM's relief fund for coronavirus pandemic
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday said he will contribute his one month's salary to the Prime Minister Relief Fund, setup to contain COVID-19, which has infected over 500 people in the country and killed 10.
Lok Sabha members clap for people at forefront of fight against coronavirus
Before the House was adjourned sine die, Speaker Om Birla mentioned about the 'janta curfew' on Sunday and that people of the country were together irrespective of whether they were rich or poor.
Jammu & Kashmir demography will not be changed, Amit Shah tells Altaf Bukhari
“The gulf between people of Kashmir and people in Jammu needs to be reduced with a promise and purposeful assurance by the country’s top leadership that there shall be no discrimination in development and opportunities on the basis of region or religion,” Bukhari said.
Country's healthcare facilities improved under PM Modi's leadership: Amit Shah
The Union Home Minister also said that after coming to power in 2014, the Central Government has pushed up work for building 157 new medical colleges across the country.
No one to be put in doubtful category in NPR: Amit Shah
“I am again repeating that no documents will be needed for NPR. All the information asked is optional. Nobody has to fear the process of NPR. There will be no D (doubtful) category,” Shah said.
Need policy for Sufism in Jammu and Kashmir: Clerics to Amit Shah
The Sufi body’s chairman Syed Nasiruddin Chishti said the meeting with Shah was positive. “We told him about how the situation in Kashmir is improving and how it will only get better if there is doorto-door promotion of the Sufi philosophy.
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