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CM Yogi plans Ganga yatra to mark 3 yrs in office

Nearing the completion of three years in office in March, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi...

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  • The campaign, organised under the banner of his organisation Rashtra Manch, will be called 'Gandhi Shanti Yatra', Sinha told. The Yatra will start at Mumbai's Apollo Bunder on January 9, pass through Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Harayana and Delhi and cover a distance of over 3,000 km, Yashwant Sinha said.

    Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha asserted that the economy was passing through its "worst-ever crisis" due to the "death of demand" in sectors. He was speaking on the sidelines of his "Gandhi Shanti Yatra" against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). Sinha served as finance minister of India during 1998-2002.

    He was speaking after flagging of the 'Gandhi Shanti Yatra' of former Union minister Yashwant Sinha in the city, where former Maharashtra chief minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan and state minister Nawab Malik were present.

    Two Bharat Darshan Special tourist trains from here covering Jyotirlinga temples and Ramayana related places across the country would be operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC), an official said on Tuesday.

    Akhilesh Yadav had embarked on a cycle yatra in the state was in 2012 after which the party came to power with a comfortable majority. The former CM seems elated at the results of the recent by-elections where his party won 3 seats.

    Plenty of new entrants — some of them like FCM or TUI are foreign majors, others like Kesari and Club7 or Akbar Online are Indian companies — are stepping up the value chain, unveiling new foreign tour packages. And, by all accounts, many new entrepreneurs continue to flock to the outbound-travel business. All this, even as dark clouds hovered over the industry in the year gone by.

    Just last month, newspapers reported that Delhi Police used facial recognition to identify “habitual protestors” and “rowdy elements”. At the PM’s rally on December 22, it was used to deny entry to “miscreants who could raise slogans and banners”.

    He said farmers should be motivated to do plantations on the borders or embankments of the ponds and other waterlogged areas

    In all, the rallies will cover a distance of 6,500 km in the state over a period of 10 days," Ghosh stated, adding the administration would be informed about the yatra and its course in advance.

    The Yogi Adityanath government has allotted Rs 30 lakh to a research institute in Ayodhya, the Ayodhya Shodh Sansthan, and released the first instalment of Rs 15 lakh for documenting ‘Ram Sanskriti Ki Vishwa Yatra’ (international journey of the legend of Lord Ram).

    JMM took on every policy of the BJP government. It effectively attacked the amendments in the Chhotanagpur Tenancy Act.

    A lot of changes have taken place in the environment for doing business in India. All of these measures are geared towards improving corporate governance practices. Sometimes, one may feel that the changes which are being suggested are much too rapid and these could have been put in place more gradually but this is the way the world will be.

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