Day: January 29, 2021

Democrats to ‘act big’ on $1.9T aid; GOP wants plan split

WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress and the White House have rejected a Republican pitch to split President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan into smaller chunks, with lawmakers appearing primed to muscle the sweeping economic and virus aid forward without GOP help. Despite Biden’s calls for unity, Democrats said […]

India’s Haryana state blocks internet after clashes at farmers’ protest

SINGHU, India – An Indian state blocked mobile internet across most of its districts on Friday, following clashes between protesting Indian farmers and groups of men shouting anti-farmer and pro-police slogans. Mobile internet in 15 of 22 districts in Haryana state bordering the capital New Delhi will be […]

Small bomb goes off near Israeli embassy in New Delhi, no injuries: police

NEW DELHI – A small blast near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi on Friday was caused by a “very low intensity improvised device” a police spokesman said, adding that there were no injuries. The explosion damaged the window panes of three nearby parked cars, a Delhi police […]

Summary of Economic Survey-2020-21

V-Shaped Economic Recovery Due to Mega Vaccination Drive, Robust Recovery in the Services Sector and Robust Growth in Consumption and Investment V-Shaped Recovery is Due to Resurgence in High Frequency Indicators Such as Power Demand, Rail Freight, E-Way Bills, GST Collection, Steel Consumption, Etc India to Become the […]

If not resolved, farmers’ agitation will spread: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 29: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the only solution to the farmers’ issue was throwing the new agri laws in the “waste paper basket” and warned that if not resolved, the agitation will spread to other parts of the country. In a no-holds-barred attack […]

Rakesh Tikait true patriot: JJP leader Digvijay Chautala

Chandigarh, Jan 29: Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Digvijay Singh Chautala on Friday called farmer leader Rakesh Tikait a true patriot and said he has always talked about farmers’ interests. The Delhi Police has registered an FIR against Tikait and others in connection with the violence in the national […]

Kovind defends new farm laws; says govt “vigilant” amid standoff with China

New Delhi, Jan 29: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday strongly defended the three new agri laws saying their benefits have begun reaching 10 crore small farmers instantly and condemned as “‘very unfortunate” the Republic Day violence and “dishonour” to the tricolour during the tractor parade by the protesting […]

President address joint sitting of two houses of Parliament

Honourable Members, This joint sitting of Parliament which is being held during the time of the Coronavirus pandemic has great significance. It is the beginning of a new year and a new decade. We will also be entering the 75th year of India’s independence this year. All the Members […]

Justice Sunil Kumar Awasthi tenders his resignation from office of Judge of MP High Court

DELHI, JANUARY 29: Shri Justice Sunil Kumar Awasthi has tendered his resignation from the office of Judge, Madhya Pradesh High Court, in pursuance of proviso (a) to clause (1) ofArticle 217 of the Constitution, with effect from 02nd January, 2021. Department of Justice, Ministry of Law &  Justice has […]

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