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‘Will die or win:’ Farmers scribble on notepads; next meeting on Jan 15

 

 

Leaders of the farmer union organisations and ministers of Central government, on Friday, held the 8th round of talks over farm laws at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
The meeting was arranged to find a solution, which could clear the Kisan-jam? of the farmers protesting against Centre’s farm laws, at the Delhi-Haryana border (Singhu-Tikri). The talks had begun at 3 pm today.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal along with Union Agriculture Minister joined leaders of different farmer unions at the Vigyan Bhawan to discuss farmers demands on farm laws. A fellow farmer leader, who was present in the meet wrote “Will die or win” to show his solidarity with the farmers protesting the farm laws.
In the meeting, farmer leader Balbir Singh said, Famers don’t want any amendments in the laws, we ask for a complete roll-back. Consult your (Centre’s) legal team to check modalities for repealing the laws or tell us clearly that the laws can’t be revoked and we will leave the hall.
Issues can be resolved if farmers try to understand Centre’s stand. We are ready to amend the law; We will definitely address all of the doubts and concerns of farmers, said Kailash Choudhary (MOS for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare) ahead of the talks.
After seven unsuccessful talks, the agitating farmers, were hoping to get fruitful results from the eighth.
Farmers demanded to repeal all of the three farm laws, while Centre was adamant on not doing so. The next round of talks would be held on January 15.

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Nitin Gadkari graces screening of ‘Me Vasantrao’ at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari graced the special screening of Marathi movie ‘Me Vasantrao’ – a movie based on the life of Hindustani classical singer and violinist Vasantrao Deshpande.

The screening was held at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur on Sunday evening in the presence family members, friends and the cast of the movie.

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Mayor Dayashankari Tiwari kicks off polio drive in Nagpur

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Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, on Sunday, launched Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) door-to-door polio campaign drive. He, along with Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade visited Rognidan Centre in Mahal, Nagpur and inaugurated the campaign by giving polio drops to a toddler.
As per NMC officials, ten Zonal Medical Officers and Ten Health inspectors would visit every house in their respective zones, in order to vaccinate children between the ages of zero-five to immune them against polio.
NMC had recognised Sunday as the official day for polio vaccination. Under Polio Ravivar, they plan to vaccinate more than three lakh kids in Nagpur. They also urged Nagpurkars to vaccinate their children at pulse Polio Booths near their homes from 8 am- 5 pm, on Sunday.
NMC Standing Committee Chief, Corporator Vijay Zalke spoke to Nation Next regarding this campaign and said, This year’s polio drive is going to be bigger than last year. We are planning to vaccinate around 3- 3.15 lakh kids. NMC is bearing the cost of infrastructure and execution. The state government provided us with the doses.
He further stated that there were special teams to vaccinate the homeless during night. ?When it comes to the health of Nagpurkars, money is not a factor we should think about, said Zalke when asked about NMC’s current financial crunch.
As per Zalke, vaccination facility would also be available in slums,, factory areas and other outskirts of Nagpur.

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Congress legislator caught watching porn in Karnataka Assembly

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Congress leader Prakash Rathod, on Friday, was caught on camera while allegedly scrolling through few adult content clips in the State Assembly. This turned out to be a huge embarrassment for both, Congress and Rathod as regional channels aired the video, in which he was ?caught in the act.
The MLC member was present in the house during the proceedings of the legislative council. While the house was in session, Rathod was watching adult content on his smartphone.
However, he threw these charges under the bus and said, I was looking for materials for a question I wanted to ask the government in question hour.
?When I was looking for question material, I deleted too many messages as my phone storage was full. What the media has shown or seen, I don’t know. I would never do such things or see such things, he added.
This was not the first time in Karnataka that such an incident had happened. Back in 2012, three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were caught on camera allegedly watching adult content in the State Assembly. Following the scandal, they resigned from the state government due to public embarrassment.

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