New Delhi, May 11: The states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have frozen major labour laws, except the basic ones with the hope that businesses will recouple from the blow that the coronavirus has dealt.
These changes give the industries more flexibility to hire and fire employees. It also gives them more flexibility in determining wages and reduce liabilities in terms of providing employee benefits.
While Priyanka Gandhi attempts to help Congress regain power in UP with the help of Bhim Army chief, Mayawati is clearly upset that the game played with Dalit vote bank may be going against her
Lucknow: Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati had raised her fist in anger over Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s visit to Ravidas Mandir in Varanasi on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the influential Dalit saint last week.
Mayawati alleged that the Congress and BJP are using the name of the great Dalit saint for their political gains and agenda despite doing nothing for the backward class.
New Delhi, Jan 16: The Indian agencies have reached out to their counterparts in Afghanistan seeking more information on the Pakistan wife of slain Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent chief, Asim Umar, who is of Indian origin.
It has now come to light that several protesters who created a ruckus in Uttar Pradesh were outsiders. The SIMI has its strongest networks in Uttar Pradesh, Mangaluru, Delhi and Kerala. Investigations being conducted in various places where the violence broke out have all suggested an extremist link to the protests.
There is more than what meets the eye. While the critics of the newly-amended citizenship law have been quick to question the police action against the ‘peaceful’ protesters, investigations being conducted by multiple agencies suggest that the protests are orchestrated in such a manner that they turn violent.
Bengaluru, Dec 27: Now Karnataka too has decided to make the rioters pay. Taking a cue from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, Karnataka too has decided to recover the damages from those who destroyed public property during the violence during the protests against the new citizenship law.
Karnataka minister, R Ashoka said that the government would soon decide on a legislation to seize the properties of those involved in damaging public property. We will also bring a similar rule here, Ashoka also said.
New Delhi, Dec 27: The UP police has been directed to constitute a Special Investigation Team to probe the violence that broke out during the protests against the newly amended citizenship law.
The order issued by the Director General of Police, O P Singh said that all district police chiefs may depute an officer of the ASP rank to supervise the investigation. In all the SITs would be constituted in seven districts.
New Delhi, Dec 26: The protests and violence in Uttar Pradesh over the new citizenship law has been giving the security forces a nightmare. While the UP police is fighting back to restore calm and order, the Intelligence Bureau said that Pakistan could use this volatile situation to carry out an attack in the state.
The Jaish-e-Mohammad has been tasked with carrying out a major strike at Ayodhya. There are inputs that suggest that terrorists from Pakistan are training to carry out a fidayeen attack in various parts of UP including Ayodhya.
New Delhi, Oct 09: The Al-Qaeda’s India operations which was headed by a man called Asim Umar referred to as Shaikh Umar was killed in Afghanistan and the same has been confirmed by the National Directorate of Security. Umar took over as the chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS) in 2014.
He has been referred to as a Pakistani national, but tracing his origins suggests that he was born in Sambal in Uttar Pradesh.