West Bengal Elections 2021: Views misinterpreted says Bengal minister

Kolkata, Jan 17: Amid speculations over his next political move, disgruntled Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee on Saturday said some of his colleagues “misinterpreted” his intention when he tried communicating the problems faced by grassroot workers to the party’s top brass. 

Banerjee, during a Facebook Live session, said he was patiently waiting for the time when his grievances, “solely concerning the wellbeing of people”, would be redressed. 

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Farmer unions want new members on SC appointed panel

New Delhi, Jan 17: A farmer union requested the Supreme Court on Saturday to remove the remaining three members of the committee it had set up to resolve the impasse over the three contentious farm laws, and select people who can do the job “on the basis of mutual harmony”. 

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Farmers doubtful even as Centre willing to hold next round of talks

New Delhi, Jan 14: With the Supreme Court staying the farm laws, there is a shadow over the next round of talks between the farmers’ unions and the Centre scheduled to take place on tomorrow. 

While there is no official word as yet on the next round of talks, some unions feel that there is no point in having parallel round of talks in the wake of the Supreme Court setting up a committee to hear the grievances of the farmers. 

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Farmer protests: SC to deliver verdict on Tuesday

New Delhi, Jan 11: The Supreme Court has asked if the farm laws be put on hold for sometime.

We do not know what negotiations are on between the farmer unions and Centre, a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde said. The court will deliver its verdict on Tuesday. 

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SC suggests names of former CJI R M Lodha to head panel to solve farm laws protests

Former CJI R M Lodha

New Delhi, Jan 11: The Supreme Court has asked if the farm laws be put on hold for sometime. We do not know what negotiations are on between the farmer unions and Centre, a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde said.

The SC hearing a challenge to the farm laws made by the Centre. The court also remarked that it is very disappointed with the way the entire process is going. 

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Sorry to say, Centre has not been able to solve the problem: SC on farmer protests

New Delhi, Jan 11: The Supreme Court has asked if the farm laws be put on hold for sometime. We do not know what negotiations are on between the farmer unions and Centre, a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde said.

The SC hearing a challenge to the farm laws made by the Centre. The court also remarked that it is very disappointed with the way the entire process is going. 

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With Article 370 gone, terror in J&K came down by 63.93%

New Delhi, Jan 11: The number of terror incidents in. Jammu and Kashmir until November 15 2020 reduced by 63.93 per cent, the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

There was also a decrease in the fatalities of special forces personnel by 29.11 per cent. 

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Released PDP leader arrested again in terror related case

New Delhi, Jan 11: After he was granted bail by a court of the National Investigation Agency in a terror funding case, PDP youth wing leader, Waheed-ur-Rehman Para was detained again for questioning in a separate terror related case. 

He was detained by the counter Intelligence wing of the Jammu and Kashmir police. While the exact details of the case is not known, a source tells OneIndia that the FIR is an open one. Several of the PDP chief’s (Mehbooba Mufti) relatives have been questioned in the case already. The case was filed after Para was arrested by the NIA, the source also said. 

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India going ahead with induction plan for Russia S-400 systems despite US warning

New Delhi, Jan 11: India is going ahead with the induction plan for the advanced S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missiles from Russia.

India”s multi-billion dollar deal to purchase the Russian-made S-400 air defence system may trigger US sanctions on New Delhi, a US Congressional report has warned earlier this month. 

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Netaji anniversary celebrations: Mamata on panel headed by PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan 10: West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee is on the 85 member panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which was constituted to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. 

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