MyIndia News This Week (November 02 to November 08)

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India Changes Every Day. We Keep Track

Amit Shah reviews J&K situation

Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, three months after the Unions government’s decision to abrogate Article 370 from the state and the formation of two UTs Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir. This was the first meeting between Amit Shah and top officials of Jammu and Kashmir after the creation of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

Senior police officials must protect police officers: Bedi

Puducherry lieutenant governor, and the first woman IPS officer of the Country Kiran Bedi said senior police officials must protect policemen and policewomen when they perform their duty fairly, firmly, fearlessly and responsibly. Hundreds of police officers on Tuesday gheraoed police headquarters in Delhi, urging their chief (police commissioner Amulya Patnaik) to deal the clash between police officers and lawyers.

Fadnavis meets shah

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday met home minister Amit Shah as the tug of war is continuing between two saffron outfits over government formation in Maharashtra.

Goel defies vehicles rationing in Delhi

Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel on Monday morning deliberately travelled in an odd-numbered car to protest the implementation of the odd-even rule in Delhi. Later he was penalised by the traffic police for the violation.

Indian men & women team qualify for the 2020 hockey Olympics

Good news for Indian hockey, both men and women team sealed Tokyo Olympics berth. Women’s team got past the USA 6-5 qualified on goal aggregate. Indian men’s outclassed Russia 7-1 in the second leg and booked their place in the next year’s Olympics.

Chirag elects new president of LGP

Chirag Paswan, the Lok Sabha MP of Jammu in Bihar and son of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday has been elected as the national president of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP). Speaking about the development, Ram Vilas Paswan said Chirag Paswan was selected “unanimously” by LJP’s national executive.

Congress taunts Amit Shah on silence

The Congress on Tuesday taunted Home Minister Amit Shah’s silence over protest by the Delhi Police in the capital. The Congress today said the police protesting on the roads in the national capital is a “new low” for India since independence and questioned Home Minister Amit Shah’s silence on the issue.

India’s Commonwealth champion fails in dope test, 4-year ban

India’ commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal winner Ravi Kumar Katulu has been handed four years ban after failing a drug test. The 31-year-old Kumar, bagged gold in 69kg title at the 2010 Commonwealth Games “Ravi Kumar has been suspended for four years,” National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) director general Navin Agarwal said without naming the substance involved.

Kohli turns 31

Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, turned 31 on Tuesday. He celebrated his birthday day with wife Anushka Sharma in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.

Assam students refuse to eat the poor quality midday meal

School students of Silchar in Assam avoided the midday meal on Monday served to them by NGOs because it’s poor quality. Students and teachers both said that food was served two hours late in many schools.

Kejriwal suggests converting stubble into CNG

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday suggested developing a technology that can convert stubble into compressed natural gas (CNG).

Students fell sick after mid-day meal in Karnataka

Over 65 students from Government Primary School in Chitradurga district in Karnataka fell ill on Tuesday after having mid-day meal at the school. Food samples were sent to the laboratory for test.

Gujarat govt buys an aircraft worth Rs. 191 crore

Gujarat government has purchased an expensive and advanced aircraft worth Rs. 191 crore. This ultra-modern aircraft is for use by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and other VVIPs like the Governor and deputy chief minister. The two-engine Bombardier Challenger 650 is likely to be delivered shortly.

Pakistan triggers controversy

Pakistan has released a controversial video of the three Khalistani separatists to mark the opening of the Kartarpur corridor. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said, adding that India “will have to be careful”.

Delhi police protest ‘politically motivated’: BCI

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday said the protest by Delhi Police on Tuesday seemed “politically motivated”. They termed it the “darkest day in the history of independence” while demanding that the guilty police officials must be arrested within a week.

Lawyers allegedly beat four cops in Alwar

Fight between protectors of law, lawyers and police is not dying, gradually it is spreading like fire in other parts of the country. After the spat in Delhi between the black coats vs khaki, a group of lawyers of Alwar on Wednesday thrashed four cops, including a woman constable.

Karnataka HC asks govt to rethink on Tipu Jayanti celebration

The Karnataka High Court asked the state government on Tuesday to reconsider its decision to ban the official celebration of Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary on November 10. The court told the government that private organisations are set to celebrate Tipu Jayanti must be allowed.

PM asks ministers no unnecessary talks on Ayodhya

Prime minister Narendra Modi asked his ministers on Wednesday to avoid to pass any unnecessary statements ahead of the Supreme Court’s verdict on Ayodhya and maintain harmony in the country. The verdict of Supreme is likely to come around November 17

SC rejects Sajjan Kumar’s bail plea

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of former congress leader and accused of 1984 anti-Sikh riots Sajjan Kumar. The apex court said that it would hear the bail application in the summer vacation next year. Kumar has been serving life imprisonment awarded by Delhi high court on December 17 last year.

Amitabh completes 50 years in Bollywood

Shahenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan has achieved a milestone on Thursday completed his 50 years in the Indian film industry. Bachchan made his debut in the film ‘Saat Hindustani’ which was released on November 7, 1969. Since then the superstar has been working relentlessly to perform better and better.

Mamta set to revise college teachers’ salary

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that state government is ready to review the wages of college and university teachers’ from January 2020. Salary would be paid according to the seventh Central Pay Commission. Opposition and state officials, however, believe it would be difficult for the state government to match the central pay scale.

Sunny Deol to travel to Darbar Sahib Gurdwara, Kartarpur

BJP’s Gurdaspur MP and film star Sunny Deol on Thursday declared that he is eager to visit Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan using the Kartarpur corridor. Deol said “If I won’t go who will? I will go, it is my area and my home,”.

Every state has a duty to make India $5 trillion economy by 2025: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday Every state and district of India have potential to play a significant role in the country’s efforts to transform it into a $5 trillion economy by 2025. Modi was in Himachal Pradesh to inaugurate of an investors’ summit organised by the Himachal Pradesh government.

Two-day break in odd-even scheme on Guru Nanak Jayanti

The odd-even road rationing scheme will probably remain suspended on November 11 and 12 on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

CJI to meet UP chief secretary, DJP to assess law and order situation

The verdict on the Ayodhya dispute is likely to be announced in a few hours. Chief justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has met the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary and Director General of Police on Friday to review the law and order arrangement in the state.

CJI to deliver crucial verdicts in next eight days

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, is expected to deliver verdicts on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute, Rafale judgement in the next eight working days of the apex court. Remember, Chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is going to retire on November 17.

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