January 19, 2022

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  • India’s Congress Party Courts Women in Major State Elections January 19, 2022 3:21 am TIME Magazine An actress jailed for protesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial citizenship law, the mother of a rape survivor, and a beauty pageant winner. These are the women leading India’s once-dominant Congress party as it seeks to reinvent itself in a …
  • India Wants Both Russia and the US as Allies Against China January 19, 2022 3:08 am The Epoch Times News Analysis Russia is an unreliable, autocratic, and pro-China country. Yet India, the world’s biggest democracy, is aligned with the East European country due to a historical relationship and an Indian desire to maintain both Russian and American …
  • Sand mining case: ED raids house of Punjab CM’s nephew January 19, 2022 3:01 am The Hindu As the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday conducted raids at close to a dozen locations in poll-bound Punjab, including the residence of Chief Minister (CM) Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew, Bhupinder Singh Honey, in connection with an illegal sand …
  • For Pakistan, a bell hooks January 19, 2022 2:48 am The News International Readers may be surprised to see that the name of a person, bell hooks, is written in the lower case. Well, this is how she preferred it. The late African-American feminist writer bell hooks, who died in December 2021, wrote mostly slender books and essays. …
  • Mumbai BJP delegation calls on Governor Koshyari, demands action against Nana Patole for objectionable remarks against PM Modi January 19, 2022 2:41 am Bombay News.net Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): A Mumbai Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation called on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday demanding strict action against Congress state president Nana Patole for allegedly making an …
  • The outsider's insider January 19, 2022 2:30 am Bangkok Post Artist Prach Pimarnman was born in Bangkok and later moved to study in the southern province of Narathiwat. Prach attended state schools that did not allow students to speak the local language, Bahasa Melayu, in class. As a result, he cannot speak Bahasa …
  • Murata’s move in Thailand heralds Japanese technology transfer from China January 19, 2022 2:01 am Justice News Flash Murata and other Japanese tech suppliers are reducing their reliance on China as the U.S.-China standoff deepens. Murata, the world’s largest capacitor maker and iPhone parts supplier, said in November that it will open a new factory in Thailand in October …
  • US Carriers AT&T, Verizon Delay 5G Rollout Near Some Airports Over ‘Frustration’ With FAA January 19, 2022 12:38 am Sputnik International Registration was successful! Please follow the link from the email sent to Send again https://sputniknews.com/20220118/us-carriers-att-verizon-delay-5g-rollout-near-some-airports-over-frustration-with-faa-1092350930.html US Carriers AT& …
  • 5G apocalypse is here as major airlines suspend U.S. flights January 19, 2022 12:26 am Digital Trends Fears of “catastrophic disruption” to flight schedules in the U.S. seem to be coming true after a number of airlines suspended their flights to the U.S. following AT&T and Verizon’s plans to switch on their new C-Band 5G networks starting Wednesday, …
  • To cry persecution in Missionaries of Charity’s FCRA licence row is to give in to victimhood politics January 18, 2022 11:59 pm The Indian Express On October 30 last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Pope Francis at the Vatican, a meeting that Modi called “very warm”, and the Vatican described as “cordial”. The PM later tweeted that he had invited the Pope to visit India and India’s External …

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  • NDP lays out three-point plan to steer businesses through a 'grim' January January 19, 2022 3:36 am Regina Leader-Post Breadcrumb Trail Links Saskatchewan Politics Local News The NDP is looking for the government to match current programs offered by the feds to assist struggling workers and businesses. Co-owner of The Cure Kitchen + Bar, Josh Laurier, sits for a portrait …
  • AAP names Bhagwant Mann as Punjab CM candidate January 19, 2022 3:29 am India Tribune New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday declared Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann as its chief ministerial candidate in the Punjab Assembly polls. Announcing Mann’s candidature, AAP convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said: “Some …
  • Thomas Paine statue project receives boost from Stiefel Freethought Foundation and Congressman Jamie Raskin January 19, 2022 3:28 am Religion News Service Founding Father Thomas Paine once said, “We have it in our power to build the world over again.” A coalition of Thomas Paine enthusiasts now say, “We have it in our power to build a statue of Thomas Paine,” and an international campaign begins on Saturday, …
  • India’s Congress Party Courts Women in Major State Elections January 19, 2022 3:21 am TIME Magazine An actress jailed for protesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial citizenship law, the mother of a rape survivor, and a beauty pageant winner. These are the women leading India’s once-dominant Congress party as it seeks to reinvent itself in a …
  • Why We Love Our Trolls January 19, 2022 3:14 am Animation World Network Silvergate Media’s epic animated movie special, Hilda and the Mountain King, premiered globally on Netflix December 30. Based on the award-winning graphic novel series by Luke Pearson, and Hilda, the animated series they inspired, the story picks up where …
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  • The Absurd, Surreal, Metaphysical Creation of a No-Budget Animated Feature January 19, 2022 3:14 am Animation World Network In December of 1977, Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim published the first in a series of comic books called “Cerebus the Aardvark.” Distinguished by its formal and narrative experimentation, the series began as a parody of sword and sorcery comics (in …
  • Two join races for state office, Personal PAC comments on threats to reproductive rights January 19, 2022 3:14 am Windy City Times   WINDY CITY TIMES Two join races for state office, Personal PAC comments on threats to reproductive rights — From a Personal PAC press release 2022-01-18 Chicago, IL — Today, following the news that anti-choice extremists Richard Irvin and Avery Bourne …
  • DANIEL JOHNSON: Why treat Dominic Cummings' every claim as the gospel truth?  January 19, 2022 3:09 am Daily Mail Am I the only person in Britain who finds the behaviour of Dominic Cummings towards Boris Johnson not only dishonourable but positively sinister? Cummings is not merely nursing a grudge, but running a campaign to remove an elected Prime Minister. He has …
  • India Wants Both Russia and the US as Allies Against China January 19, 2022 3:08 am The Epoch Times News Analysis Russia is an unreliable, autocratic, and pro-China country. Yet India, the world’s biggest democracy, is aligned with the East European country due to a historical relationship and an Indian desire to maintain both Russian and American …
  • Prime Video: The 33 best TV shows to watch – CNET January 19, 2022 3:08 am Cnet As We See It (2022) Prime Video Aside from dropping several TV shows at the beginning of each month, Amazon Prime Video doesn't have a ton of new weekly releases. But occasionally an Amazon Original comes knocking that deserves to be put on your radar. …
  • Putin is massing troops on Ukraine’s border. How likely is war? January 19, 2022 2:53 am WAtoday What do we know about Ukraine? With Russia at its back, a clutch of NATO countries to the west and the Black Sea on its doorstep, Ukraine has become the epicentre of the Kremlin’s fight to keep control of eastern Europe. It’s the largest country in the …
  • For Pakistan, a bell hooks January 19, 2022 2:48 am The News International Readers may be surprised to see that the name of a person, bell hooks, is written in the lower case. Well, this is how she preferred it. The late African-American feminist writer bell hooks, who died in December 2021, wrote mostly slender books and essays. …
  • A bridge from a bygone era January 19, 2022 2:48 am The News International The writer, a former ambassador, is adjunct professor at Georgetown University and senior visiting research fellow at the National University of Singapore. Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan would like to play the role of a bridge between the …
  • Davos club: Klaus Schwab introduces Xi Jinping at ‘Reset’ forum starring Fauci January 19, 2022 2:39 am World Tribune Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2022 Forefront Books described “The Great Reset” in advance notes of its new bestseller by radio host Glenn Beck: “An international conspiracy between powerful bankers, business leaders, and government officials; …

Illegal immigration, high crime rates are the biggest hurdle in development of Bengal says PM Modi in his virtual rally.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted and said ,” enough of discussions. Covid-19 vaccine should be given free to all the citizens of the country.

Kolkata : Polling began at 7 am for 34 seats in the seventh phase of Bengal for assembly election.

 Having lost most of its vote share to BJP in, Left parties now have a new, long-term, narrative in West Bengal, even while the ongoing assembly elections have turned into a (Narendra) Modi versus Mamata (Banerjee) battle.

Tamil Nadu’s political parties have recommended operating the Sterlite Copper factory in Thoothukudi for oxygen manufacturing to meet the demand for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked the Rae Bareli district magistrate (DM) on Saturday to utilise the remaining amount of her MPLADS funds for the welfare of the COVID-hit people of her parliamentary constituency. She said as informed by officials, an amount of more than Rs 1.17 crore is pending in her MPLADS (Member of Parliaments Local Area Development Scheme) fund.

Calling the Centre’s claim of Delhi government delaying the site readiness for installing eightPressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen generation plants in the national capital with the support of the PM CARES Fund as “outrightly false”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led government on Sunday said only one plant has been made operational till date.

As the fourth election candidate died in West Bengal due to Covid-19 on Sunday and questions hang heavy about the role of election campaigns in the spread of the pandemic in West Bengal, the Election Commission of India has finally cranked up pressure on political parties.
The EC poll machinery slapped 111 show cause notices on political parties, cancelled 158 meetings/rallies and rallies and lodged 75 police cases by April 24 for violation of Covid-19 norms, with maximum action taken over the last 2-3 days.

The decision comes after many state governments have objected to different prices of the vaccines, with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying this is not time for ‘profiteering’

Massive forest fires have broken out in several parts of Mizoram damaging vast tracts of land and vegetation, forcing Chief Minister Zoramthanga to seek central help, an official of the state disaster management and rehabilitation department said.

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05/02/2020

Ahead of the assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday visit West Bengal to launch several government projects in the state. The prime minister will dedicate an LPG import terminal built by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited in Haldia and the 348-km Dobhi-Durgapur Natural Gas Pipeline section under the Centre’s ‘Mission Purvodaya’ and ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Project’.

05/02/2020

RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari on Friday alleged that the Union government “fielded” Sachin Tendulkar to “counter” international personalities who recently commented on the ongoing farmers’ protests, and said it was an insult to the nation. The RJD’s national vice-president asked whether the Centre wants the world to turn a blind eye to the farmer’s stir by “getting statements issued by people like Tendulkar”.

05/02/2020

Refuting the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) allegations that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in West Bengal has denied permission to hold a rath yatra from Nadia district, the TMC said on Twitter that the party was indulging in “malicious propaganda”.

“GoWB has not denied permission to any Yatra, as claimed by @BJP4Bengal They are indulging in malicious propaganda with neither substance nor truth. BJP must show material evidence of GoWB denying permission to their Yatra. This is BJP’s attempt to claim victimhood,” the Trinamool Congress tweeted.

05/02/2020

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was the first woman to present the Railways Budget in 2002, presented the West Bengal Budget 2021 on February 5.

Mamata Banerjee became the first woman to present the Bengal Budget statement for 2021-22 – the last Budget of her second term in power.

 

It usually is the finance minister who reads out the Budget statement in the Legislative Assembly. But, the Trinamool Congress supremo presented the Budget this year as West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra is currently under medical supervision.

05/02/2020

Former Haryana Chief Minister and Congress Leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda said his party will support ”Chakka jam” called by the farmers on 6th feb  in protest against the Farm laws.

05/02/2021