The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 11 teams for search, rescue and relief operations in the state where the death toll from heavy rains and landslides rose to 19 on Sunday.
TMC and Punjab Chief Minister have criticised government's decision to authorise BSF to undertake search, seizure and arrest within a larger 50 km stretch of the border of West Bengal, Assam and Punjab instead of existing 15Km. Captain Amarinder Singh, however supports this amendment.
PM Narendra Modi was speaking at the foundation day of the National Human Right Commission where dignitaries like Home Minister Amit Shah and retired justice Arun Mishra were also present. PM highlighted governments efforts towards ensuring human rights.
The meeting came in the wake of several states warning of a possible power crisis due to the shortage of coal supply to power plants
The farmer leaders said Lakhimpur Kheri incident was a ‘pre-planned conspiracy’ to ‘terrorize’ farmers, while demanding arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra.
Home Minister Amit Shah said no other political leader in the world has completed 20 years in public office, except Modi.
The BJP leaders and MPs who have been vocal against the agri laws have been dropped from the national executive list.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday completed 20 years as the head of a government, including over 13 years as Gujarat chief minister, with top BJP leaders lauding his leadership and crediting him for ushering in good governance and development.
The MoS Home Amit Kumar Mishra attended office at North Block in New Delhi and he also had a meeting with HM Amit Shah.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi also sought personal intervention of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah to seal the border to check illegal supply of drugs and weapons.
Banerjee said she will shortly write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek his intervention in the 'indiscriminate' release of water by DVC every time there is heavy rain in Jharkhand.
Alleging that the former Punjab chief minister was playing into the hands of people with whom he had no ideological ties, Rawat said Singh should have stood with the Congress leadership to save democracy.
After meeting the Home Minister Amit Shah during a 'personal visit', Captain Amarinder Singh, who recently resigned from the post of Punjab's Chief Minister met with the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval Today.
Sources said the former Punjab chief minister is learnt to have discussed the farmers' issues, besides the internal security situation in Punjab with Shah.
The announcement came days after Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi was appointed the Chief Minister of Punjab following the ouster of Captain Amarinder Singh.
Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a daylong meeting with Chief Ministers of the naxal affected states on Sunday.
Himanta Biswa Sarma had invited Barua to hold talks with the government and give peace a chance soon after becoming chief minister in May.
I bow to the brave martyrs who fought against the cruelties of Razakars and Nizams: Amit Shah
Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.PTI Photo
Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.PTI Photo
People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.PTI Photo
BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
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