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‘Ensure safety of healthcare workers’: Health ministry to states, Union territories | Latest News India

The Union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Friday wrote to states and Union territories, urging them to take necessary steps to ensure safety of healthcare workers. The letter, written by Lav Agarwal, joint secretary in the health ministry, came on a day when Indian Medical Association (IMA) held nationwide protests against attacks on doctors in various parts ...

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Dhankhar meets NHRC chairman, Union ministers in Delhi; TMC, CPM cry foul | Latest News India

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met Arun Kumar Mishra, chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) during his trip to Delhi on Wednesday, triggering a political row in Kolkata where the Trinamool Congress (TMC) demanded his immediate removal and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI(M), alleged that Dhankhar is acting like a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member. ...

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Union or central? How DMK refers to Modi govt fans debate | Latest News India

Chennai: The new DMK government in Tamil Nadu has been punctilious in its reference to the Union Government as Ondriya Arasu (which literally means Union government) instead of the usual Madhiya Arasu meaning Central Government leading to both a semantic and a Constitutional debate. The Constitution of India is clear. In ‘The Union and Its Territory’, Part I, Article 1, ...

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Eye on expansion, JD(U) pitches for berth in Union Cabinet | Latest News India

Amid speculations of expansion of the Union Cabinet, the ruling Janata Dal ( United) has pitched for ministerial berths in the council of ministers with the party reasoning that it should get preference for being a key ally of the NDA government in the state. On Saturday, party’s national president R C P Singh said he was aware of chances ...

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JD(U) seeks ‘respectable’ share in Union cabinet | Latest News India

PATNA : Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United), the second largest constituent of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government at the Centre, on Saturday said alliance partners should have a “respectable” share in the Union council of ministers. JD(U) national president RCP Singh, a protege whom Kumar handpicked last year to head the party, said he was aware ...

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Need union of states to take on Centre: Mamata | Latest News India

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that in a federal structure, there should be a union of state governments to take on the Centre if any state is harassed. Banerjee, whose third term in office began on a confrontational note with the Centre, was speaking after meeting delegation of farmer leaders led by Bharatiya Kisan Union’s (BKU) ...

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Mamata Banerjee’s new proposal to counter Centre is a union of state govts | Latest News India

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that in a federal set-up there should be a union of state governments, which would unanimously take on the Centre if any state was harassed. “In a federal structure, there should be a union of state governments. If any state is harassed then other states would fight for it. Every chief ...

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‘No chance’: Union minister dismisses speculations of leadership change in MP over alleged Covid mismanagement | Latest News India

Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday dismissed speculation that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking to replace chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Madhya Pradesh. “In Madhya Pradesh, BJP has a permanent government and there is no chance of any change in the leadership,” the agriculture minister was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. When asked about the ...

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With a reference to Punjab, Union minister jabs Rahul Gandhi for questioning Centre’s change in vaccination policy | Latest News India

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for questioning the Centre’s change in Covid-19 vaccination policy. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation on Monday, Gandhi tweeted to ask why people would still have to pay for jabs at private hospitals. “One simple question – If vaccines are free for ...

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Haj 2021 will depend on Saudi Arabia’s decision, says Union minister Naqvi | Latest News India

The Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said there is no clarity yet if the annual haj pilgrimage will be possible this year or not and the decision will depend on the Saudi Arabia government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India will stand with the Saudi government’s decision, Naqvi added, reported news agency ANI. ...

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