PM Modi pitches for double engine of development in Manipur \
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PM Modi pitches for double engine of development in Manipur

21-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 21 PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on Friday that impediments to Manipurs progress have been removed and it is now primed for fast-paced development as he asked its people to not allow the forces that kept it down for 70 years to rear their head again Addressing the people of the poll-bound state on its statehood day Modi said Manipur deserves peace and also deserves to be ridden of frequent bandhs and blockades and added that it has been achieved under the leadership of Chief Minister N Biren Singh The BJP is in power in the state where the assembly polls will be held on February 27 and March 3Manipur stands at a crucial juncture after 50 years of statehood Manipur has started journey towards fast development Obstacles that existed have been removed We dont have to look back from here When our country completes 100 years of Independence it will also be 75 years of Manipurs statehood This is also amrit kaal goden era for Manipurs development Forces that halted its progress should not be allowed to allowed to rear their hears We should remember this With the double engine of development Manipur has to be developed at a fast pace he said BJP leaders use the term double engine to refer to the party being in power at the Centre as well as in a state While the Congress dominated politics in Manipur for much of the time since its foundation the BJP rose to power there for the first time in 2017 and is now looking to retain it Modi said he has made constant efforts to get a first-hand account of expectations and aspirations of the states people which has enabled him to get a better understanding of their feelings and expectation and to find ways to tackle their problems The prime minister said the government is committed to making Manipur the sports powerhouse of the country and it has a key role in the vision of making the North-East the centre of its Act East policy The state has got the countrys first national sports university he noted lauding the sporting abilities of its youngstersThis has prompted his government to work to make the state Indias sporting powerhouses he said adding that its youngsters are also doing well in the field of startups and entrepreneurship The prime minister said under the double-engine of development Manipur is getting long awaited facilities like railways People of the state had to wait for 50 years for a passenger train he said Connectivity projects worth thousands of crores rupees are underway in the state including Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal railway line Similarly with the Imphal airport getting international status connectivity of North-Eastern states with Delhi Kolkata and Bengaluru has improved Manipur will also benefit from the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway and upcoming Rs 9000 crore natural gas pipeline in the region he said PTI KR DV DV
21-Jan-2022 National
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KOLKATA BULLION OPENING \
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KOLKATA BULLION OPENING

21-Jan-2022
Kolkata Jan21PTI SILVER RDYBAR Rs6460000 Per KgSILVER RDYPORTION Rs6470000 Per KgGOLD 24-CARAT RDY Rs4930000 Per 10 GmsGOLD 22-CARAT RDY Rs4680000 Per 10 GmsHALLMARKED GOLD 22-CT RDY Rs4750000 Per 10 Gms ---- PTI SAM
21-Jan-2022 National
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Tinted Car Glasses Can Land You In Jail: Here’s Why \
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Tinted Car Glasses Can Land You In Jail: Here’s Why

21-Jan-2022
Tinted windows in cars shown in almost all the Hollywood movies have always made me wish that I will install the same one day. Guess how shocked I was to learn that tinted windows are not legal in India? Yes, you read that right. Tinted windows are not allowed in India after the Supreme Court […]
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Indian-American Artist Aruna Arya’s Laazmi hits 1 million views in one week! \
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Indian-American Artist Aruna Arya’s Laazmi hits 1 million views in one week!

21-Jan-2022
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI/PNN): Though the pandemic has resulted in physical distancing amongst people, the situation has also garnered a huge amount of social solidarity.
21-Jan-2022 Business
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PM Modi pitches for double engine development in Manipur \
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PM Modi pitches for double engine development in Manipur

21-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 21 PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on Friday that impediments to Manipurs progress have been removed and its development has started at a fast pace as he asked its people to not allow the forces that kept it down for 70 years to rear their head again Greeting the people of the poll-bound state on Manipur statehood day Modi said in a speech that the state deserves peace and also deserves to be ridden of frequent bandhs and blockades and added that it has been achieved under the leadership of Chief Minister N Biren Singh The BJP is in power in the state The prime minister said the government is committed to making Manipur the sports powerhouse of the country and it has a key role in the vision of making the North-East the centre of its Act East policy Obstacles in the growth journey of the state have been removed and next 25 years are the Amrit Kaal golden era of Manipurs development he said He highlighted his continuous efforts to get a first-hand account of expectations and aspirations of the people of the state and said this enabled him to get a better understanding of their feelings and expectation and find ways to tackle their problems The prime minister said under the double-engine of development a reference to the BJP being in the power at the state as well as the Centre Manipur is getting long awaited facilities like railways Connectivity projects worth thousands of crores rupees are underway in the state including Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal railway line Similarly with Imphal airport getting international status connectivity of North-Eastern states with Delhi Kolkata and Bengaluru has improved Manipur will also benefit from the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway and upcoming Rs 9000 crore natural gas pipeline in the region he saidAssembly polls will be held in Manipur on February 27 and March 3 PTI KR DV DV
21-Jan-2022 National
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TMC MLA takes break from social media after prod by party leadership \
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TMC MLA takes break from social media after prod by party leadership

21-Jan-2022
Kolkata Jan 21 PTI Maverick TMC MLA Madan Mitra who is popular among a cross section of netizens for his regular Facebook live shows has announced on the networking site that he would be deactivating his profile for five months in accordance with the instructions of his party leadership The move came days after Mitra took to social media to air his grievances against the partys style of functioning The former transport minister a loyalist of TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee went live on Facebook on Thursday and said I am deactivating my Facebook and Instagram accounts from today till June 30 No there has not been any complaint against me to Facebook authorities by anyone No waning of my popularity My TRP instead is on the rise But I am quitting as I have been asked by the party higher-ups to leave Facebook for some time I will obey the order the Kamarhati MLA who has a huge fan base on social media said Last week TMC Secretary General Partha Chatterjee had asked party members to refrain from making public statements and social media posts on their grievances He also said that the members could approach the partys disciplinary committee if needed Mitra shortly after took to Facebook and sought to know where exactly does the disciplinary committee operate from as the partys Harish Chatterjee street office here at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjees residence was off limits owing to the security protocol and its national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee was busy with all-India activities A top TMC leader said Mitra has been taken to task by the disciplinary committee for going against the partys diktat and told to stay off social media for the time being PTI SUS RMS RMS
21-Jan-2022 National
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Minister Bratya Basu appointed chairman of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi \
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Minister Bratya Basu appointed chairman of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi

21-Jan-2022
Kolkata Jan 21 PTI West Bengal education minister and eminent theatre personality Bratya Basu has been appointed as the chairman of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi an autonomous body which promotes study and research of Bengali literature Basu will be succeeding thespian Saoli Mitra who breathed her last on January 15 In a notification issued on Thursday the Information and Cultural Affairs Department said Bratya Basu is being appointed as the new chairman of Bangla Akademi from January 20 till further orders Appointments in Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi are made only after the governor gives his assent to the names recommended by the state government The department in its notification has also named eminent personalities such as poet Joy Goswami and writer Shirshendu Mukherjee as the autonomous bodys invited members Basu was conferred Sahitya Akademi Award last year for his book Mirzafar O Anyanya Natok Mirzafar and Other Plays PTI SUS RMS RMS
21-Jan-2022 National
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Committed to make Manipur the sports powerhouse of nation: PM Modi \
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Committed to make Manipur the sports powerhouse of nation: PM Modi

21-Jan-2022
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): Greeting the people of Manipur on its 50th statehood day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government is committed to make Manipur the sports powerhouse of the country.
21-Jan-2022 National
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Mamata govt not providing info sought flouting constitutional norms governor \
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Mamata govt not providing info sought flouting constitutional norms governor

21-Jan-2022
Kolkata Jan 20 PTI West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of not providing any information related to his previous queries on a host of issues including a probe into purchase of kits and medical equipment to fight Covid-19 and alleged that it is an unprecedented constitutional transgressionIn a letter to Banerjee which he shared on Twitter Dhankhar claimed that for two years the state government has provided no information sought by himThe ruling Trinamool Congress alleged that the governor is trying to boost the morale of the state unit of the BJP which facing an internal feudIn disregard of constitutional duty under Article 167 MamataOfficial there is failure to provide any information to Guv including Pandemic Purchase Enquiry BGBS Bengal Aerotropolis Project GTA MAA Canteen Pegasus Notification Unprecedented constitutional transgression Dhankhar tweetedDhankhar had earlier flagged the hosting of the Bengal Global Business Summit BGBS by the state government and sought to know how much had been invested in previous editions of the Summit and details about investment proposalsHe had also sought information on some other matters such as Maa Canteen and the Pegasus spyware probe panel set up by the state governmentEnormity of the situation is that for now for over two years no information sought has been provided Such failure to perform constitutional duty under article 167 is unprecedented and Ill augurs for governance as per law he said in the letter he wrote to the chief minister on January 19 a copy of which was attached to the Twitter postArticle 167 of the Constitution lays down the duties of the chief minister to furnish information to the governorSuch transgressions contrary to constitutional essence and spirit are serious and concerning Dhankhars letter readTurning his gun on the state bureaucracy Dhankhar said it is worrisome that officials blatantly violate constitutional norms and IAS Conduct RulesHe was apparently annoyed over top state officials not responding to his directive to visit him at Raj Bhavan and explain several issues that included why the police prevented Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari from going to Netai village where CPIM activists allegedly fired on villagers killing nine people in 2011 during the Left Front rule to pay tribute to the victimsCalling upon the CM to vindicate her oath to bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India act Dhankhar said Upcoming Republic day is a reminder to earnestly carry out our constitutional obligations and duty Reacting to Dhankhars tweets Trinamool Congress spokesperson Kunal Ghosh claimed that he is acting like an emissary of the BJPThe governor is continuously picking up one issue after another at the behest of Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari As the BJP is disintegrating in West Bengal and the TMCs popularity keeps swelling Dhankhar is working to boost the sagging morale of the BJP by his tweets Ghosh said PTI SUS NN NN
21-Jan-2022 National
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TMC gen secy downplays feud with party leader Kalyan Banerjee \
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TMC gen secy downplays feud with party leader Kalyan Banerjee

21-Jan-2022
Kolkata Jan 20 PTI TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Thursday sought to downplay party MP Kalyan Banerjees veiled attacks on him on the issue of leadership stating that both of them agree to the fact that Mamata Banerjee is their undisputed supremo His remarks came amid perceived power struggle in the party and apparent differences between the generation-next leaders and a section of the old guards Veteran TMC leader and MP Kalyan Banerjee had last week said that he doesnt consider anyone else as his leader but Mamata Banerjee while criticising Abhishek over a recent COVID-related suggestion Kalyan Banerjee asserted that Mamata Banerjee is his only leader There is no problem with that as Mamata Banerjee is my only leader too There is no dispute whatever Kalyan Banerjee has said is right Abhishek told reporters at a press meet in Goa The TMC top leader who is also the nephew of Mamata Banerjee insisted that the comment by Kalyan Banerjee goes on to prove that there is no high command culture in the party And if he Kalyan Banerjee speaks against me it proves there is democracy in the TMC Abhishek said while replying to questions from a Bengali news channel Kalyan Banerjee when contacted declined comment on Abhisheks statement He is the honourable national general secretary of All India Trinamool Congress I follow the instructions of Didi Mamata Banerjee in true spirit I have nothing else to say he told PTI Speaking about his Diamond Harbour model for tackling COVID-19 -- one which faced flak for the sample test figure cited -- Abhishek during the press meet said that self examination at home is not accounted for in the official records There are a few things which you need to understand Results obtained through self-test kits dont get recorded I wanted to stress on self examination If you conduct an RT-PCR test it takes 24 hours to get the report As this Omicron variant has a higher transmission rate we decided to stress on the use of self-test kit the TMCs Diamond Harbour MP explained The parliamentarian also said that of the 53000 single-day tests he had talked about 20000 were RT-PCR and related examinations and the rest 33000 were done with self-kit at home Asked if the Diamond Harbour model would be replicated in others parts of the state he asserted that the West Bengal government was working proactively to contain the COVID situation According to TMC leaders close to the MP the Diamond Harbour model emphasises on maximum number of tests in a single day strict implementation of COVID-safety protocol banning of political social and religious meetings for the time being a dedicated control room and WhatsApp number for coordination in every panchayat and municipality among other facilities Talking about the recent arrest of an INTTUC leader following work disruption at Exide plant in Haldia he said the party has zero tolerance towards such incidents If someone tries to malign the party it will not be tolerated no matter who the leader or worker is the TMC leader added PTI PNT RMS RMS
21-Jan-2022 National
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