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Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Rahul Gandhi is tight on centre

By on Wednesday, August 05, 2020

India is observing pandemic; highest infection count in world

The number in pandemic infections has crossed 18 lacs, which is going fearful rise in Covid-19 cases in the country. 52972 patients infected by CORONA have been reported in last 24 hours, and the death toll rises to 771. India has left America and Brazil behind in the growing of highest covid-19 infection cases in the world.
The former Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, has targeted the Modi government over the derriorating situation from the corona. Rahul Gandhi is tight on the centre sharing the India Today’s report. He tweeted, “The right decisions at the right time means India is better off than other countries.” PM.
On Monday this week, India in the last 24 hours topped in corona cases with the new test positive count, 52971; America, 47511; Brazil, 25800; Peru, 21358; Columbia, 11470; South Africa, 8195; Russia, 5387;Arzentina, 5376;philipines, 4953; and Mexico, 4853.India has left America and Brazil behind in the numbers of new corona cases.
The status of numbers of corona patients in India has crossed figure 18 lacs,where the 38135 fatalities have been reported; and the 12 lacs infected people have been reported cured so far while the active cases numbers are more than 5.79 lacs.
The infection spreading rate in America is high which has crossed the patient count to 48 lacs. 158365 people have been died so far; and more than 23 lacs, cured. The number count of patients in Brazil has crossed 27 lacs; where the fatalities of 94 thousand have been reported. 

Monday, August 03, 2020

New commission is to probe Vikas Dubey's killing

By on Monday, August 03, 2020

The governor of UP nullyfied her earlier notification which she issued to probe Vikas Dube's encounter on July 10th last month and reconstituted a commission of inquiry through state home ministry's notification to investigate all the matters of public importance.
According to the source  the step has been taken by state government of UP since Apex Court mooted the several questions over the history sheeter killing.

 The commission of enquiry shall examine, enquire and report the issues

1- The incident on night 02.07.2020 - 03.07.2020 in which Vikas Dubey and his associates allegely killed 08 policemen and grievously injured other police personnel;
2- Dated 10.07.2020 in which Vikas Dubey got killed while being brought from Madhya Pradesh to Kanpur;
3- The police actions while arresting the accomplices of Vikas Dubey between 02.07.2020-03.07.2020 and 10.07.2020;
4- About collusion, if Vikas Dubey and his associates with Police and other departments/persons and to give suggestions for preventing its recurrance in future;
5- The facts and circumstances which resulted in the release of Vikas Dubey on bail/parole and action/inaction of the authorities who dealt with the matter for the same.
6- The efforts, if any, made for  cancellation of bails/parole granted to Vikas Dubey and also to enquire as to why efforts were not made to get the bail granted in case crime no. 65/2020 and other offences cancelled;
7- And examine any other aspect relating to the above mentioned terms of reference as the Commission may consider appropriate and/ or necessary;
8- Any other point referred by the State Government from time to time.

 What roadmap of probe may lead?

First, the life and then the death of Vikas Dubey continue to dominate headlines. His death in an encounter by the police has been brought to the attention of the Supreme Court, which is mulling over setting up an enquiry and also asking some uncomfortable questions.
Irrespective of whether an encounter is considered fake or justified, any attempt to question the motives of those responsible or to hold them accountable for a criminal act, arouses strong emotions. Those who stand up in defence of the police never fail to pull a hoary chestnut out of the raging fire of disputation between the proponents of human rights and those of ‘law and order’.
In his defence of the encounter of Dubey, former director general of police (DGP) of UP, Vikram Singh, states that the police version of the encounter is based on ‘clinching and material evidence’, that Dubey was a deadly criminal against whom no one in Kanpur dared to file a complaint with the police (while those killed in the Hyderabad encounter were not hardened criminals). This seems to imply that Singh thinks that Dubey deserved the death he got, whether or not the circumstances were what the police claimed.
Most significantly, the important thing to note is that Singh offers that old cliché of the need to lend the police generous and incompetent and unquestioning support, apparently because, otherwise, the police would fall prey to ‘demoralisation’.
This, therefore is the excuse: that any charge of criminal behaviour to the police and any demand to punish them if proved will demoralise them. Not because they are innocent or indeed their actions justified, but to save them from ‘demoralisation’, no questions are to be raised about any kind of encounters.
It is not surprising, therefore, that even a legal luminary of Harish Salve’s eminence, did not hesitate to play that card before the Supreme Court, which is hearing a case praying for an enquiry into the killing of Dubey in which he is representing the UP Police. He told the judges, “This is not a case that merits a judicial intervention or a committee with judicial officers. Such an enquiry would also demoralise the police force.”
This threat of the police force being demoralised to the extent that it will not be able to render service to society, leaving common citizens at the mercy of criminals and murderers is used again and again to silence all questions and all criticism regarding the methods used by the police which may amount to criminal acts. The questioners and critics will, therefore, themselves be responsible for the unfettered growth of criminal behaviour and the inability of the police to deal with it.

What really is responsible for demoralisation?

The police force (along with others responsible for protecting the lives of citizens often at the cost of their own) must certainly be spared demoralisation. The question is what is really responsible for their often feeling demoralised and despondent? The life and times of Vikas Dubey provide many answers.
Who is responsible for the fact that Singh brings to our attention, that “nobody even dared to lodge a complaint against him in the police station or testify against him”? Certainly not sundry human rights activists or public interest litigators. The ones responsible for this state of affairs are those who fail utterly in carrying out their responsibility and constitutional duty to administer justice: the people at the helm of the police, the administration, the judiciary and the government.
Early in his criminal life, Dubey could succeed and gain greater notoriety because of the complicity of those who should have been restraining and punishing him. 
As early as 1998, when he was a fledgling criminal, he was arrested by the police in an attempt-to-murder case. The police party rounding him up was attacked by his family members and supporters. The policemen were beaten, some had their uniforms torn and Dubey absconded. 
Nothing was done to punish any of those responsible for this humiliation inflicted on the police, a humiliation that must have surely left many of them demoralised.
Much emboldened, Dubey then made a start to kill a BJP leader enjoying the status of a minister of state in the then BJP government – along with two policemen – inside a police station near his village.  Unbelievably, he was allowed to escape and to ‘surrender’ almost a year later, after which he held court in the Maati (Kanpur Dehat) jail, from where he was alleged to have masterminded every kind of crime including murder.
Astonishingly, on every court hearing date, his supporters erected a huge pandal in front of the district court. It was filled with hundreds of local people, many of them heavily armed, and overawed to abuse and taunt those who came to testify against Dubey. This was, of course, in full view of the police and judiciary who were enjoined upon to protect the witnesses. Not surprisingly, all the witnesses were completely ‘demoralised’, policemen turned hostile and, in a few years, Dubey was acquitted. What effect this had on the families of the two policemen murdered earlier and the entire Thana in which the triple murder took place can only be imagined.
The BJP was still in power at the time of Dubey’s acquittal, but the appeal filed in the high court has done nothing but gather dust. All those responsible for these disgraceful acts are part of the system that has bestowed upon them power and authority to protect the innocent and punish the guilty.
Dubey went from strength to strength: murdering, acquiring properties in places as far away as Bangkok and Dubai in addition to land around his village and helping important industrialists attain unimaginable heights of corporate success. He was jailed and convicted for one of several murders more than a decade ago, but was released on parole that ended only with his death. 
The Supreme Court itself has expressed astonishment over this and has asked the UP Government for an explanation.
Since his release on parole, Dubey was unassailable in his village mansion until the fateful night of July 2, when circle officer Devendra Mishra was finally given the permission to arrest Dubey (he had been requesting it for a week). His request was granted by the new SSP of Kanpur, who had taken charge only two days earlier. Before this, Mishra had not been able to make any headway. The station officer of the local Thana, technically Mishra’s subordinate, took his orders from Dubey and the earlier SSP too had not agreed.
It is illustrative of the clout that Dubey enjoyed at every level that his name did not find mention in the list of the most wanted persons of the state or even the district. Not even of his local Thana! Had it been otherwise, the SSP would have ensured that many more men were deployed for the arrest and the policemen would perhaps be wearing bulletproof vests.
The JCV barricade on road was a hint at the preparedness of criminals, but this alert was taken easily by the raiding police.
 Dubey was clearly informed much in advance about the approval to arrest him in his own village, probably by the station officer of ‘his’ local station and some others in the force.
 The result was the brutal ambushing and killing of eight brave policemen, including CO Mishra. Nothing could have been more demoralising for every self-respecting member of the police force of the state.
The day after this brutal killing, hundreds of policemen were deployed at Dubey’s village. Many photographs of them appeared in the daily newspapers, they were seen innumerable times on the TV channels too: horrorstruck as they gazed down at the mutilated bodies of their brother policemen. Many shed tears of anger and anguish, many others were despondent and no doubt thoroughly demoralised.
A week later, Dubey was dead, killed by the police. With his death, many secrets of deals and dealers also died. Many heaved a sigh of relief – those whom he had oppressed and also those with whom he had connived.
His death was claimed as a victory over crime and a morale booster for the force by many who have regularly expressed concern over the dangers of a demoralised force. None of them, however, has even commented on the fact that seven accused in the murder of inspector Subodh Singh were garlanded and escorted from jail after just six months of incarceration, amid celebrations in the presence of the police, some of whom may have watched Subodh Singh die. Earlier this week, Shikhar Aggarwal – the main accused in the murder – was appointed as the district general secretary of the Prime Minister’s Welfare Schemes Awareness Campaign and felicitated by a BJP leader.
Multiple enquiries are now being conducted into Dubey’s life and death and strenuous attempts are being made to unravel innumerable and endless threads connecting his humble village to the corridors of power of Uttar Pradesh and other states. Other ‘Dubeys’, however, are waiting in the wings to step into the vacuum his death has created. They are determined to walk in his footsteps and are confident that they will be helped along the way by those that helped him.
In one place, the police affidavit says Vikas Dubey “was facing 64 cases, was serving a life sentence in one of the case [sic] and was out on parole”. Later, in trying to answer why the name of such a notorious gangster was not there in the list of 25 most wanted criminals, the affidavit says he “was in the list of wanted criminals in Kanpur Nagar and he was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakhs… He was a history sheeter… He was under continuous surveillance”. 
Curiously, the affidavit does not say when Dubey was granted parole and when this was due to end. The Supreme Court said the fact that such a notorious gangster was “out on bail” showed the “failure of the institution”. However, what is truly astonishing is that the UP DGP cannot get his story straight on a relatively inconsequential matter even though he is on oath: Being “on parole” and “under continuous surveillance” means Vikas Dubey’s whereabouts were at all times known to the police. But his being on a list of wanted criminals and carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh means Dubey’s whereabouts were not known to the police. So which was it? Or could it be that this politically influential gangster was, in reality, neither wanted nor under police watch prior to the disastrous shootout of July 2 in which eight policemen were killed?
The commission shall be headed by Dr. Justice BS Chauhan, former Judge of Supreme Court; 
 and comprising Mr. Justice Shashikant Agarwal, former Judge of Allahabad High Court; and KL Gupta, IPS former DGP shall be members of this probing team. 

Saturday, August 01, 2020

MHRD renamed to Ministry of Education, 5 Biggest Changes Which Will Impact Every Indian Student

By on Saturday, August 01, 2020



The National Education Policy has been approved by Union Cabinet on Thursday this week. Ministry of Human Resource has been changed to Ministry of Education.

“The education policy has been changed after 34 years and this is a historic moment,” said Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javedkar.

These are 5 biggest changes by Government which will be helpful for students.

 School children will be now taught coding from class 6th

 The concept of programming and coding helps a long way in problem-solving and creating a result-oriented mentality. Along with Mathematics and English, Coding too will become main stream. 

This whole exciting world of IT will seep deep into villages and towns.

More Choices for Students

Under the new Education Policy, there will be no restriction on choosing a different stream.

One of the most outdated rules was that if a student is into Arts, they cannot choose Mathematics.

Or if you are an engineer, doing humanities is not possible. 

Now, anyone can choose anything. The credits, marks will be transferred as per a new standard, benchmark.

Besides, a student can leave after 1 year, or 2 or 3 years or complete their graduation. For every year of completion, they get a diploma degree.

This converts to more freedom, and more choices.

Real World Experience For Students

From class 6, students can learn a skill, trade, business vertical by doing actual work under them. Like, a student can work with an artist, an entrepreneur, may be an astronaut.

This will help young students to gain actual, real-world and practical experience of this world. 

Football ~ English

Every sport will have the same marks and weightage, like that of say English or Geography or Mathematics.

It opens up a new paradigm for those students, who know sports is their ultimate dream. And what’s better than to get equal marks based on their talent.

For the full list of changes, and additions, CLICK HERE


Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Killing of two Sadhus in UP resented among saints' community

By on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

SK Tomar: Bulandshahr
Resented over Palghar killings of Sadhus in Maharashtra mob lynching, the Saints community reacted in tough way after another killings of two Sadhus in Bulandshahr in UP on Monday night and condemned it. The community has asked the centre and the state government to look the matter, set up an investigation and got it well scrutinize.
All India Akhada Council has said that the chief minister of state is also a saint, in such condition it is necessary that the saints and sage of his state and the maths and temples must be protected every hour.
Swami Vasudevanand saraswati member of Ramjanam Bhumi Tirth Trust has expressed his doubt of a big hatched conspiracy behind these killings.
He added that two Sadhus were killed in Palghar, then attacked in Punjab and now another killings of two Sadhus in Bulandhshahr. It seems a big conspiracy behind these murders. He said that the union government should set up a high level investigation in this matter and take proper action, otherwise the saints self shall decide the destiny after the ending of lockdown.
Mahant Mahendra Giri said over the murder of two sadhus in Bulandshahr that the murder has taken place in the night; the things are coming out that the slain Sadhus had reprimanded someone for the theft charge of a long pincer does not seem worth of hugging reasons behind this murder.
CM Yogi get it investigated. However Mahant Narendra Giri has said that the incident angle should not be looked link with Palghar murder. Both incidents are absolute different. He said wherever the shelter home, Math-temple in the towns and the villages- all should be in security watch; the places and the saints should be kept in security.
It is to tell that the two Sadhus were murdered in throat slit latenight in a Shiv temple on way of Shikarpur in Pagona village under Anupshahr police station in Bulandshahr district on Monday this week.
The suspected accused was caught by villagers and after manhandling was handed over to police.
Garib Das alias Jagan Das, resident of Bhadesi Ashram Aligarh, and his deciple Sher Singh alias Seva Das, resident of village Kanora under Chhatari police station of Bulandshahr, were care taking by living in temple.
Murari alias Raju son of Devisahay, a villager, had allegely lifted Sadhus’pincer on Monday. Having gone to Raju’s home, both Sadhus had expressed their displeasure over this misconduct; consequently, Raju allegedly slit by sharp edge weapon the throats of both Sadhus in the night.



Sunday, April 26, 2020

Harmoney has no creed and religion

By on Sunday, April 26, 2020

Next day of lockdown 2 extension till May 3rd to curb the pandemic spreading, I had understood that the labourers who were surviving with their families on daily wages were in big trouble then.
Since all the economic activities had been halt under this nationwide shut down for the past 21 days, their saved fistful of cash in hands might have zeroed, and they would not be in position to satiate their hunger by other means.
In a sceptical mind, I wake up early in morning of Wednesday last week and went out for a walk while I would have seldom or never woke up in morning for the past 6 months.
I walked 500 meters and arrived infront of a shanty on roadside.
A man 70 years old was inside space to clean up it. I spoke him... Bhaijaan... Ram...Ram.... the man's voice came Ram... Ram.... His face was not towards me so he was not able to reckoned me.
It had passed about 7 years since I had met him, but I knew him during my school days... it was the year of 1986, my   ghetto dwelling shanty was at roadside near the trisections of this place, and I used to study here daily.
To tell you the truth I had born here. My parent used to live in this shanty unless my mother's parent left the home where my family is now residing after my parent deaths. 
My elder brother had completed his post graduation (MSc Physics) from  this place to University of Lucknow.
A man had begun his bicycles and riksaw repairing ploy on roadside culvert and after he had established his shop.
This repairing man who had come with my brother in law was from Maskunwa, a station in eastern UP under district Gonda.
 Bhaijaan would come to repair his ricksaw and my proximity to Bhaijaan was because of my rising puberty and he used to carry the school girls to thier schools and colleges by his ricksaw.
He was elder than I and I could not garner the courage to confess any of my colourful day dreams. Mostly I used to continue my study, but for short refreshment I used to talk with this Mistry who always   did the kidding with me, and meanwhile if Bhaijaan used to come there for a short stay, I   talked him.
He often used to offer me to have a cup of tea, and i pleasantly accept it.
He was unaware of my crave, but in his view I was a gentle and studious boy then.
In 1981 when my father died in brain cancer, my all dependency was over my mother and the elder brother.
My father was in government service, so after completion of my intermediate I joined the service on compensation ground as a junior clerk.
 Since then I could not spare time amply, say to truth the gentry had changed and I began to talk with my compering status.
Ever at anon on roadside pavement Bhaijaan used to a vacant look at me in eloquent way while ricksaw pulling and my smile gave him respect.
My frequent visit to this small home had been occasional.
In the year 2008 when this was removed by Lucknow municipal corpoartion including all the shanties errected in one kilometere along the roadside, my visit to this place became random.
On the name of encroachment this removal surprised me and I investigated  the cause behind through my sources, I found that a local  leader of a political party and its gang were involved this erasing.
The chairman of PAC in then Union Government was to visit in a marriage ceremony held to this leader's home and the gang having taken the benefit of this visit to satiate their rivalary they made all erased.
Anyway had these homeless nothing to where they would have gone, they again erected shanties and began to live there.
We found local corporator's interest too; even he did not fail to demolish partially the old temple while he had won the election of that party ticket, which is known the protectors of temples by its tenet.
I should not discuss these facts to this story, and should talk about Bhaijaan who was cleaning his home in shanty.
Still his livelyhood is earned by ricksaw pulling. He has a bank account only where he has some money.
He told me that he met with Kallu hotel Walle for some rice and flour which were being distributed to the destitutes provisioned by Government during this pandemic Covid-19.
Kallu hotel owner is the man who had funded and supported the corporator who was involved in the shanty removed allegely from roadside although he is not now corporator and has been defeated in the municipal election in the district.
Kallu have distributed this government assistance to the local residents by choosing them discriminated; and Bhaijaan had tried three times, but Bhaijaan request was not enough to make Kallu listen.
Solemnly I hear whole narration of this real story... and gave him some money and asked him call me whenever he would feel any such trouble, or come to my home.


Saturday, April 25, 2020

Lucknow Christian Degree College Principal dies of cardiac arrest

By on Saturday, April 25, 2020


Sitting in my room, when my younger brother (Studying in Christian College) told me,”Bade Bhai Christian College Ke Principal Ke Death Ho Gyi Hai”, I was finishing my society documents; It was the Friday evening of April 24.
''Principal Of LCDC died.'' I asked him to confirm if the news was wrong.
He told me all of his friends have posted RIP on their social wall for Principal sir.... It was unbelievable message for me so I asked him to confirm it from the staff of his College.
He told,” I tried to call many times but no reply from other side which I called to.” 
I said wait for a minute I’m confirming it, I’d called my Statistics lecturar, Dr. Raghuvendra Singh, who confirmed the Principal’s  death news was true. 
I packed my media bag and moved towards Christian College while India has been observing Lockdown 2 till May 3rd. Gola Ganj is 7 KM away from my home and the different places on road have been sealed with barricades and heavy Police men have been deployed to make the home quarentine of people complied. 
The pandemic's fatalities resulted so far worrisome but the Principal's death is the caused of his prolong ailment.  
When I reached in Campus every staff members who were living near and inside Campus were present there. They all had tears in their eyes.
Most of the teachers who had taught me during Graduation were not present there; so, I asked one of the employee,”why other employees are not here.” He told me, due to Lockdown of Corona Virus, no body join this tearful last rite.
One of the employee said he was Iron fist, none of the Principal was able to remove the mafia trap of this college.
He fought against those rascals and made environment clean for the students. I don’t want,”Christian College again get trapped by these filthy peoples.”
Family members of Principal were in grief and pain. When I asked one of his family member, where will the funeral be performed? He told me our home town is in Allahabad, funeral will be done in our home town cemetry. 
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Audit of Corona virus spreading in India

By on Saturday, April 25, 2020

A few doctors of a big hospital of Doguan city of China on December 2, 2019 were in a sceptical mind and worrisome. The reason of this was a doctor who had been admitted after the complaint of high fever and cough. It was notice after diagnosis that the doctor had chest infection which had caused pneumonia.Corona virus infections were never seen before this case. This doctor was the first patient to go for treatment in hospital against this virus.
The deaths toll had risen to 9 in China by this infection till December 22.  After it had spilt out fast, the world noticed it; consequently the fatalities count reached 213 till December 213 and 9692 people were in its grip.
The first case came in India since one month. The patient was a student from Trichur who was the student of university of Wuhan in China and he had returned to his native land a few days ago.then report came that the government had put 400 people under monitoring. Two more case were reported from the state a dew days later. It was dated 2 or 3 February.Both cases were from the kerla and were the students of Wuhan university where they were gripped in the infection from. Trio were treated by quarantine separately and they got healthy.
A few days ago, World Health Organisation in view of health had declared Corona virus infection an International Emergency on 30 January. It had done before mere 5 times earlier. Later one day or so to say on 31 January, Italy too had declared national emergency for Corona virus meanwhile our neibouring nation’s death toll had gone up to 350. Even the news of preparing 1000 beds hospital was in headlines of the world.  The India in the wake of this news cancelled all the running Visa of the foreign citizen who visited China during the two weeks including all the Chinese citizens on February 4.
The news of Corona virus.There was to cast votes in Delhi Assembly election. All politicians were watching it. The contest was between BJP led Union government and the Delhi led AAP. it was that time when  there were going on a big protest against CAA and NRC in different part of India including Shaheenbagh. PM Modi was telling that Shaheenbagh was not a coincidence but an experiment. The BJP leader Anurag Thakur was getting public shouted slogan to shoot the traitors and the chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal was chanting Hanuman Chalisa. mere political news was going on in country.
It was the beginning second week of February the first day of this week, or to say the February 8, death toll in China had risen to 722 and here in india the people in Delhi were franchising their votes. The result was declared on January 11 and the winning of APP was the prime report of the news; it was the day when the fatalities in China had reached to 1000. The WHO was constantly warning to the world that the exit of Crona virus from China to other nations meant facing a big disaster and the human being try enough to overcome that the pandemic should not be out of control
Indian government was to say that there is no need to worry. Union Health Minister, Harshwardhan’s statement was that there should not be panic from Corona Virus;   the Medicines and Mask, Gloves -- all the needy stuff were in the stock.  even he told that India was self alert and  was exporting the medical supply, equipments and other material to the neibouring nation china. PM Modi had talked on telephone to president Tsi Ginping and had offered to help. Harshwardhan was to say that the thermal Screening was going on at the 12 main and 65 small ports and the airports. However it was acknowledged later that it was not a protective remedy because it might have been that the body temprature of an infected person would remain normal many days. Anyway the second week of February had ended meanwhile.
The death toll had increase in China to 1800 in the start of third week, but no particular commotion were seen in India that had been, and is, sharing 3000 kilometer long border with the China. All the politicians including the people were seen dedicately towards American president Donald Trump’s visit and the preparation for his arrival. Meanwhile the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha merged into the BJP and the chief of this party Babulal Marandi’s welcome back  home were in limelight.
4th week of February was wasted to the violence between the protesters against and the supporters for the CAA and the NRC as well as two days visit of Donal Trump to India. Meanwhile India made agreement of 3 Million dollars defense procurements with the US. The Delhi violence kept on growing and when the situation came to normalcy, more than 50 people lost their lives. The violence was around the world in limelight. The death toll had reached to 3000 in China till this incident.
Numerous thoughts is that when India had a chance to attack on the root of this outbreak disaster like Corona virus, it did nothing during this time or say the month of February passed almost in disarray. Many of them give example of Namaste Trump held in Motera stadium Ahemdabad on February 24 when about1 lac people were present breaking the social or physical distancing
Such allegations got stregnth by this news that India was exporting Protective Equipments (PPE) knowingly of PPE shortage and demand for the safety to the whole world. Actually WHO had warned on 27 February that there were no adequate stock of PPE around the world and the earliest its shortage shall increase. Despite it India took time to stop the export till March 19; consequently Doctors and nurses who kept on demanding frequently the required supply of it from the government  had to pay adversely. Many doctors viraled their video and said that they have been fielded to fight against Pandemic’s battle without resources.
Anyway, it was the beginning of month March. So far there was no sign of Corona cases except three from Kerla in February. This virus knocked second time in the country on 2 March. This attack was not about to go back from the door like previous attempt.
The new cases that surfaced on 2 March -- one of them was from the national capital Delhi, and second one were from Telangana. Both the infected people recently then had returned from the foreign trip. Union Health Minister, Harshwardhan, giving the information,  had said  that there was no need to panic. He was to say that if anyone was observing the symptom of Corona virus, he or she could contact with the officials through the government helpline number.Next day Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had assured the countrymen not to go in panic.
So far the Corona Virus had begun its wicked infection attack in Iran and Italy. The number of cases suddenly in india had rapidly increasing reached to 29. In the same day the congress leader Rahul Gandhi had once again warned the government.
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The Health Minister saying that the Indian Govt has the #coronavirus crisis under control, is like the Capt of the Titanic telling passengers not to panic as his ship was unsinkable.

It's time the Govt made public an action plan backed by solid resources to tackle this crisis.

Rahul Gandhi had returned from Italy after 2 weeks visit on 28th February. And after his back to home, he had pointed out a warning in indicative way to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the coronavirus and the crisis that would befall the Indian economy. He was to say that a true leader’s concentration at this hour should be absolutely to prevent the crises, which would affect India and its economy because of virus.
However the most media centres were engage maximum to discuss the confrontation between the government and the opposition for Delhi violence except this thing. The working of parliament house was stalled for many days because of this. In this way the first week of March passed. Meanwhile former prime minister, Manmohan Singh warned that the joining together of social bitterness, economic slowdown and Corona like pandemic are a knock of endangering situation. Even he was to say that the PM Modi should assure to the country in such circumstances.
 A day later prime minister stated targeting on criticisers that the world economy is passing a tough period of different causes, but the Indian economy’s infrastructure is strong.
Second week of March began with the triggered crisis over the Congress led Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh. Jyotiraditya Scindia and his supporter MLAs’ joining of BJP resulted to fall of Kamalnath government in Madhya Pradesh consequently, or As the political stability in Madhya Pradesh was the need to deal with the pandemic in the state, a political upheaval began in  Madhya Pradesh. The gathering of Congress and the BJP’s MLAs until about two week kept on breaking the social distancing during this period. Eventually Kamalnath resigned and on 23rd March, Shivraj Singh Chauhan throned on  as Madhya Pradesh CM for his 4th term.
When so much disturbance was going on in Madhya Pradesh, the Pandemic crises had spilt so widespread at the time that its estimation could be understood that the prime minister Narendra Modi declared Janta curfew and the section 144 in many states like Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Delhi was imposed. On March 24, Shivraj Singh Government proved its majority in Madhya Pradesh Assembly and the same day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced 21 days lockdown in the country. Madhya Pradesh is ahead of the most affected states with the Corona virus infection.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Meditation and Yoga are the way to live real life

By on Saturday, April 18, 2020

It has been two whole years since I joined Yoga, or to put it fairly, since I found this precious way of living. My life was too messy and I didn't have enough clarity of mind to deal with my problems, which were I assure the reader were a lot.
It was the cold November of 2017, when I first started feeling lost in my life, without a solution for the issues I was facing. I just didn't know what's the right thing to do in such a situation anymore.
It was a crucial time. I was doing my masters in statistics and it was now that I had to decide a lot of critical things, like the field that I wished to choose, the field in which field I wanted put in all my energy and hard work. This was already a confusing phase and suddenly came, my personal life, crashing down like a fighter jet which was shot high in the sky. My father had been in an accident. 
This meant an increased load of responsibility on me, towards my parents. I had to handle the family business and had to play a larger role in the day-to-day affairs of the family. I was in a deep shock,  I didn't have the kind of mental resources to handle this additional bulk of responsibilities. I had to get up early in the morning to attend college, then look after the business, our family's primary source of income, study, and while also tackling the typical problems of a teen's personal life. To handle all this pressure, I turned to food, I started loading myself up with junk food. Oily and spicy foods were now my best friends in life, It became a routine for me to have my dinner outside. I started gaining weight and naturally getting mocked for my rather large body.
It was only when I had gotten a little over a whooping eighty-five kilograms that I started getting worried about my health. That was my bottom, my waist size had reached a 37.5 inches. I was fat.
I didn't have control over my thoughts, my words and I became too aggressive. This version of me was too disturbing for me, and I couldn't concentrate on anything anymore, my classes, the business, I was rude to my friends and I tried to cut myself off. I wanted to find a better me. 
It was around that time when a well-wishing friend told me about a certificate course at the University of Lucknow, a course on Yoga.  I don't know what actually struck me, whether it was the wise words of the friend or my own desperation to save myself, I decided to give it a go. I was quite cheered up by the thought of learning the asana pranayama and about the basics of yogic practices. I started viewing the course as "MY HOPE TO SAVE MYSELF ". I went up to the department and filled up the form. I was informed that my classes will start in December, and so, without patience I waited for the 1st of December. 
I was too excited to attend the class, I remember very well that on the 30th November I went out bought myself, the tracksuit, the most expensive piece of cloth I had ever purchased. The night before the first class I didn't sleep at all, although I was not sleeping well from the last 6 months but that night was different I was so excited for my first "Yoga class". It was a rather cold morning, I wore my tracksuit, hung my mat cover on my shoulder and biked to the university. Filled with positive energy and excitement, I reached the department and to my surprise I found that the doors were closed. I asked the security guard about the same and he kindly told me that, there was a seminar in the department that day, and therefore the classes were suspended, his voice sounded like a broken glass but actually it was my heart which had cracked. I know you're thinking that it's not a big deal, a day's matter, but try to imagine it from the perspective of a broken teenager who believed to have found the solution of all his problems, had waited patiently for that magical day to arrive, for what? Only to find out that it has been postponed, yes it was a big deal for me, yes it did break my heart dear reader.
Anyway, with a certain optimism, I returned the next day with more energy, and I had to wait, I waited outside patiently for 2 hours, in my mind, all sorts of things were going on, is this a signal from the God? Should I divorce the thought of taking up this class? Filled with all sorts of anxiety, I called up the Guruji and he told me that the class was delayed again, and this time, I wasn't told when would it start, he only told me that I'd get a message when it would.
Like a kid who doesn't get a chocolate promised to him, I was upset.
After 2 days, I finally got the message.
I missed the first class, I went to the class on the second day. When I entered, the class the first view was too shocking, because 19 out of 20 students were so fit and strong from their physical appearance. I had thought to run away from the class because all the girls had a perfect figure, even a fifty-five-years old gentleman had a perfect physique. And then there was I, weight more than a ninety kilograms, and waist 38 inches. I started practicing and everything was too difficult for me because I hadn't done any kind of physical work for the past 4 years. However, my flexibility was good. I worked hard to be perfect in my asanas and I used to practice 4-5 hours a day. And those 70-80 days changed my life drastically. After finishing the course I was filled with mirth, I was now a physically fit person.
I joined a coaching institute to prepare for a government job exam. But after some time I realized that I was getting back to my old practices, I was getting too lazy, my mind was working slow and in general, I lacked the energy to do anything. After a repeated episode of suffering, I got the idea to include yoga as a part of my life. I was sure that only this will help me get out of this phase.
I decided to join a Masters program in Yoga.
You can imagine a typical Indian family, everyone was against my decision. I was asked a lot of questions to discourage me from taking up this course, my parents were worried that it will not help me earn, my father wanted me to stick with his business. But I had the feeling that yoga is the best career choice for me and I took the admission in the course. Now in Masters, I got the information about the history of yoga, the philosophy and the application of yoga as therapy. All the Gurujis gave me lots of lessons directly and indirectly. Two of the Gurujis are my favorite, the first one teaches us the 'Philosophy of Yoga' while the other one teaches us the 'Practical aspects of Yoga'. After the exam of the first semester when results were out I was shocked because I was the topper and my senior told me that from many years there have been no male topper in this course. I was passionate about the subject. Luckily, I got so many chances to show my talent in various stages. I performed at one of the biggest events in our city on the occasion of world yoga day.
Now I have started taking a yoga class and I am working on the therapeutic aspect of Yoga. Today I have left behind that terrible phase and Yoga helped me do that.
~ Akash Mishra 
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Friday, April 17, 2020

Reverse repo rate down to 3.75 percent; banks shall be able to lend more: RBI

By on Friday, April 17, 2020


Where the economy is already facing recession amid the Corona virus hurt, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) made several important announcements? The announcements include an amount of Rs 50 thousand crore for long term repo operations.
RBI chief Shaktikanta Das also said that apart from this, special financial facility of Rs 50 thousand crore will be given to the institutions like NABARD and SIDBI and National Housing Bank. The aim of all these steps is that there must not be shortage of cash in the market for a long time. RBI says that given more circumstances if needed, more cash can also be added to the system.
The RBI has done the reverse repo rate slashing by 25 basis points, to 3.75 per cent. According to the head of the Reserve Bank, Shaktikant Das, the purpose of this exercise is that banks should use the additional funds they have to lend more and more. The reverse repo rate is the interest rate at which the RBI keeps the money of other banks.
A few days ago, the RBI described the Corona virus crisis as a black shadow going to take in its grip the future. The central bank had said in its monetary policy report that the consequences of announced lockdown will directly affect the country's economy. RBI said that due to Kovid-19 (corona virus disease), production, distribution system, business and tourism have been affected all over the world.
Earlier last month, RBI had announced a major slash in the repo rate by 75 basis points. After this biggest cut in RBI history, the repo rate has come down from 5.15 to 4.40 per cent. The reverse repo rate was also reduced by 90 basis points to four percent, which is now facing another cut of 25 basis points.