Archive for: February 2020

Schools to Remain Closed in ,Northeast Delhi till March 7

(New Delhi)Schools to Remain Closed in ,Northeast Delhi till March 7
After Violence Delhi is Under Control But Tense So
Schools will remain closed in northeast Delhi till March 7 in view of the violence
The annual exams have also been postponed since the situation is not conducive for conducting examinations in violence-affected areas, according to officials.

Mumbai Police Gets New Commissioner in NCP’s Favorite Param Bir Singh

(Mumbai)Mumbai Police Gets New Commissioner in Param Bir Singh
Singh, a 1988-batch officer and former Thane Police Commissioner, replaces Sanjay Barve, who retires on Saturday.
Before being appointed as the Mumbai police chief, Singh was posted as the Director General (DG) of the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB).
In December last year, the ACB headed by Param Bir Singh had given a clean chit to NCP leader Ajit Pawar, who is currently the state deputy chief minister, in connection with alleged scam involving 12 Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation (VIDC) projects.
In a video message posted on Twitter, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said, “Mumbai police commissioner Sanjay Barve is retiring today. Singh has been named as his successor.

UP Assembly Adjourned a Week Ahead of Sehedule

(Lucknow,UP)UP Assembly Adjourned a Week Ahead of Sehedule
BJP-majority House passed the state Budget without a detailed department-by-department discussion, which protested by the Opposition.
The House was earlier supposed to continue till March 6. But a revised schedule brought up by the government scrapped the remaining sittings of the session.
The Budget presented in the assembly on February 18 was passed by voice vote, before Speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit adjourned the session sine die.
The opposition accused the government of running away from a thorough discussion of the budgetary provisions.
Some opposition members continued to remain in the assembly chamber as a mark of protest even after the House was adjourned.

Punjab & Haryana Announced Their Budget

(Chandigarh)Punjab & Haryana Announced Their Budget
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who also holds the finance portfolio, on Friday announced a Rs 1,42,343-crore budget in the state assembly
Khattar, who presented his maiden budget, said that the debt is set to increase to Rs 1.98 lakh crore in 2020-21 as against Rs 1.76 lakh crore in the previous fiscal.
He further stated that the expenditure will increase to Rs 1,42,343 crore, a rise by 7.7 %
Revenue receipts are expected to increase by 15.96 % in 2020-21
The government has allocated Rs 5,474.25 crore to agriculture, Rs 19,343 crore to education and sports and culture, Rs 6,533 crore to health and medical education, Rs 6,294 crore to rural development and panchayat, Rs 349 crore to industries and Rs 9,000 crore to pensions
The Punjab government on Friday presented a Rs 1.54 lakh crore budget for financial year 2020-21 in the state assembly.
Presenting the budget, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal announced debt waiver to landless farm labourers and added that a sum of Rs 520 crore has been set aside for the same.
The budget also earmarked Rs 13,092 crore for the education sector and Rs 4,675 crore for the health sector.
He further announced 6% dearness allowance to the state government employees from March this year and said the government will implement the 6th Pay Commission recommendations in 2020-21.
Badal further said ‘mandi fee’ — the fee levied on the sale and purchase of agriculture produce — on fruits and vegetables will be reduced from four per cent to one per cent.
The minister also announced to waive Change of Land Use (CLU) charges for two years.
In the budget, Badal proposed revenue receipts of Rs 88,004 crore and revenuexpenditure of Rs 95,716 crore for fiscal year 2020-21.
Badal said that the state government proposes to set up two agriculture colleges at Gurdaspur and Balachaur.

Hot Fukre Richa Chadha & Ali Fazal to Tie Matrimonial Knot in April

(Mumbai)Hot Fukre Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal to Tie Matrimonial Knot in April
Bollywood actors Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal on Friday announced that they are tying the knot in April this year.
There have been rumours about the couple planning a monsoon wedding this year, but they had denied the reports earlier this month.
“Currently, only the date for the registration has been taken. By process, the window that is valid is for three months from the date that has been allotted.
Richa and Ali, who first worked together in 2013’s “Fukrey”, made their relationship official in 2016. They once again reunited on screen in 2017 for the sequel “Fukrey Returns”.

Delhi Police Gets New Commissioner in S N Shrivastava

(New Delhi) Delhi Police Gets New Commissioner in S N Shrivastava
Senior IPS officer S N Shrivastava will be the next Delhi police commissioner
Incumbent Amulya Patnaik demits office on Saturday.
Shrivastava’s name has been finalised for the next Delhi police commissioner, to take charge from Patnaik.

Onion Prices Soar at Lasalgaon Market

(Nashik) Onion Prices Soar at Lasalgaon Market
Reports that the ban on onion exports was going to be lifted led to prices of the bulb to go up by Rs 300 on an average at the Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) in the district on Thursday.
Lasalgaon APMC is considered to be the biggest onion trade hub in the country.
APMC sources said that prices were on the lower side for the last two-three weeks.
As many as 1,700 tractor-loads of onion arrived at the APMC on Thursday.
The prices of onions of various grades ranged from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,391 per quintal and the average price was Rs 2,151 per quintal, sources said.
On Tuesday, the minimum price was Rs 1,000, maximum price Rs 2,111 and the average price was Rs 1,851.
There were no auctions on Wednesday due to a strike of Mathadi Kamgars (headload workers).
On Monday, the average price was Rs 1,750 per quintal.

अखिलेश यादव ने दिल्ली दंगों को भाजपा का गुजरात मॉडल बताया

(सीतापुर ,उप्र)अखिलेश यादव ने दिल्ली दंगों को भाजपा का गुजरात मॉडल बताया
वह जिला जेल में सपा नेता आजम खान से गुरुवार को मिलने के बाद संवाददाताओं से बातचीत कर रहे थे। अखिलेश से जब दिल्ली दंगों के बारे में सवाल किया गया तो उन्होंने कहा कि ‘भाजपा दंगों के लिये जिम्मेदार है और यह उनका गुजरात माडल है, जो नफरत फैलाने का काम करता है ।’ उन्होंने कहा, ‘जब अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति वहां आये हुये थे और एक लाख से अधिक पुलिसकर्मी तैनात थे तब दंगा कैसे हो गया। अगर सरकार और पुलिस चाहती तो कभी दंगे नहीं होते। यह उनकी नाकामी है कि वह दिल्ली में दंगों पर नियंत्रण नहीं कर पाये।’ योगी आदित्यनाथ के बारे में अखिलेश ने कहा कि मुख्यमंत्री में राजनीतिक मर्यादा नहीं है, वह जो भाषा बोलते हैं, वह लोकतंत्र में किसी चुने हुये प्रतिनिधि की नहीं हो सकती है।

Delhi Riots Death Toll Climbed to 32:CAA

(New Delhi)Delhi Riots Death toll Climbed to 32:CAA
The death toll in the communal violence in northeast Delhi over the amended citizenship law reached 32 on Thursday
It was at 27 till Wednesday night.
“Five more deaths recorded at GTB Hospital, so death toll at that hospital has gone up to 30, taking total toll to 32,”
The Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital had reported two fatalities on Wednesday.

Smart Phones Distribution Delayed, Capt Camouflage With Corona Virus

(Chd,Pb)Smart Phones Distribution Delayed, Capt Camouflage With Corona Virus
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that Smart phones had already been ordered from China, which unfortunately had to delay release of the order due to the unprecedented Coronavirus problem, the Chief Minister told the House during his speech.
The issue, he said, had been rightly raised by some of the members since the promise of smart phones was part of his government’s election manifesto. His government had already notified the scheme and procurement of the phones had only been delayed due to the health emergency that had led to a shutdown in China, as a result of which the consignment of phones has not been received.