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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Peaceful Kashmir attacked by grenade -- injured five!

By on Sunday, October 13, 2019
The five people injured in grenade a Saturday attack at an area in Srinagar, state capital of J&K. the attack took in a high security zone near Lal Chowk Sri Nagar.
According to police, it was a terrorist attack when grenade was hurled over and exploded in the noon at Hari Singh High street market away short distance from City Centre Lal Chowk. Five of the people were injured and the windows were shattered of a car parked in the intense explosion range.
 The injured were rushed to the nearby hospital. The most markets were remained shut down while that the street vendors (Rehadi) had been on their selling resulted a presence of people there which trapped them in this grenade attack.
The 14 people had been injured on 5th October when the militant grenade attack was done outside the deputy commissioner office. 14 people including traffic policeman and a journalist were injured. The intelligence input says that more attacks may be executed such same pattern in the overcrowded areas of the other districts

Sunday, October 06, 2019

NSUI demands stern action against Chinmayanand

By on Sunday, October 06, 2019

National Student Union of India UP central zone organized a mass signature campaign taking the demand for releasing the victim, for the stern action under section 376 against former Union Home Minister for state and the BJP senior leader, Chinmayanand  at Lalbagh crosssection Lucknow this week.

The NSUI is carrying out this campaign in protest against the arrest of rape victim girl, resident of Shahjahanpur, and the BJP MP, Chinmayanand, is the accused in this connection. Aditya Chaudhari, spokesperson to NSUI, leading this campaign with mass of students.

Saturday, October 05, 2019

You can kill a person; you can not kill a Gandhi

By on Saturday, October 05, 2019

Why is, if some foreigner comes to India, he is brought to Rajghat, not to Birla Bhawan where Mahatma Gandhi had passed his last days and was killed by a maniac man?
The answer is that in modern India, Rajghat is a such symbol of peace that has no face of past while Birla Bhawan forces us to gaze with the history struggle of freedom fighting which have the Gandhi’s killing. This is a question today why Gandhi had been killed?
Gandhi was killed because the communal forces for the religious purpose afraid of him.  The forces of making radical statue of Bharat Mata, the divisive forces on the basis of communal identification of nationalism concept -- all remained always bothered. Gandhi, by disobeying to the rituals of religion, searched the meaning... and some in such manner that the religious approach could be followed and that meaning could be followed too... and that politics could stand to what could make new country and new society.
Gandhi’s religious approach was phobia free; his hindutva, remained always undoubtful. He always saved symbol Rama and Gita from the clutch of communal forces and gave him new and humanitarian meaning; his god never rely on untouchability, but it penalised those forces as a face of earthquack, who relied on it. Ahead of this regious approach, the living forces on the name religion and  the rioting communal forces on the name of Nation -- all got themselves frustrated.  Godse, a man, was a symbol of frustration, who had killed a religious Gandhi, not secular Nehru nor communal Zinnah.
But in all respect Gandhi never die – it is rooted verse which is told in the support of every thought while in recent we look at we find that the world today learn much more from Gandhi. How much he might have been conventional, he has been proved much of post-modern. He constructs vowel of faith against arguementism in our century. The issues of our time seem conceived in the womb of his concept. Whether it is the issue of humanright, or of the cultural plurality or of invironment – all look like tied with the cotton string created from Gandhi’s wheel.
Gandhi writes an ideal sentence against the bottomless consumption: this earth can fulfill the need of all, but it is small prey before a greedy fellow. His concept of Gram Swarajya against the globlisation seems an option of lonely political-economic instead of own limits. It is a twinkling of humanity infront the dazzling light of market where we can identify our gentle values.

INDIA CONSTRUCTED 38 TOILETS PER MINUTE TO BECOME ODF

By on Saturday, October 05, 2019


UMA SHANKER SINGH IFS, PhD
Five years ago, when Indian Prime Minister launched the ambitious Swachh Bharat (Clean India) campaign, he had announced October 2, 2019, as the day country will be free of open defecation free (ODF)
 He said on 2.10.2019 in Ahmadabad that In 60 months, 600 million people have been given access to toilets, more than 110 million toilets have been built.
The whole world is amazed to hear this. In the month of September 2019, two Dalit (former untouchables) children - Roshni Valmiki, 12, and her 10-year-old nephew, Avinash were beaten to death in a village in central India's Madhya Pradesh state for defecating in the open. Avinash's father Manoj Valmiki told Al Jazeera they lived in a small hut without a toilet.
Ironically, their village was declared ODF by the government in April last year. Open defecation refers to the practice whereby people defecate in fields, bushes, forests, open bodies of water or other open spaces rather than using a toilet.
More than 300 million Indians are still defecating in the open in 2018, according to the World Bank. Experts said that while the construction of toilets has increased, lack of water, poor maintenance stood in the way of ending the practice.
STUDY REPORT-2018
The Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (RICE) surveyed 3,235 households in four north Indian states in 2014 and 2018. Their research, released in January 2019 this year, found that open defecation had reduced by 26 percent since Clean India was launched and access to household toilets increased from 37 percent in 2014 to 71 percent in 2018.
However, the study found that 23 percent of people who owned a toilet continued to defecate in the open, including in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states, which have been declared ODF.
This government is working only to create headlines. The government should provide the facility to every household and we support the government in that. But to claim that everybody has got a toilet and nobody is going in the open is completely a bogus statement.
Now the question remains to be answered whether rural India is really open defecation-free? The Swachh Bharat Mission website claims with some caveats that the country has achieved 100% coverage of latrine ownership.
If this was the definition of being open defecation-free, then, again with some caveats, India can be declared so.
STUDY FINDINGS OF NAZAR KHALID AND NIKHIL SRIVASTAV FINDS THAT ON AN AVERAGE 38 TOILETS WERE CONSTRUCTED IN A MINUTE
 Ten months ago, a survey was conducted by a team and they revisited the families who were interviewed in a 2014 survey in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and MP and it found that between 2014 and the end of 2018, latrine ownership in the region had increased by 34 percentage points.
Yet, even in States that had already been declared open defecation-free, the actual coverage was far below 100%. Although the percentage of people defecating in the open declined by 26 percentage points, close to half still reported to be relieving themselves in the open.
And sadly, the programme barely managed to bring any change in the behavior of latrine owners. Like in 2014, about a quarter of people who own a functional latrine continued to defecate in the open. Overall, the study found that 44% of people in these four States defecated in the open.
These facts are unlikely to have radically changed in only 10 months. We have many questions but the most important remains to be answered that why don’t we have a sanitation policy that will address the remaining who openly defecate?
For those who care about India’s abandoned toilets and stunted health outcomes, this is an important question. In the past five years, the Indian government has built 100 million toilets. This implies that it constructed 38 toilets every minute that had passed since the Swachh Bharat Mission was launched. With a country as large as India, this is a big achievement. But another important question to ask here is: how was this achieved?
CSE REPORT 2018 FINDS A SEA OF EXCRETA TO BE HEALTH HAZARD
In this case we find that building toilets is only the first and perhaps the easiest but step towards attaining a ‘clean India’ status. It cannot be seen as the ultimate yardstick of success. What happens to the immense amounts of solid and liquid waste that these millions of new toilets would generate? If human excreta are not handled carefully safely disposed of or reused it will add to our health burden and negate all the work done to build the toilets.
Let us see how monumental the problem would be: 1, 00,000 tonne of excreta every day produced by 720 million people using 144 million household toilets just to give a sense of scale, more than 5,200 trucks would be needed every day to transport this amount of excreta!
CSE has based this estimate on the standard calculation that on an average, an individual produces 128 gram of excreta every day. This could turn out to be a far bigger problem than that of open defecation. If not managed properly, the mind-boggling amounts of waste that these toilets will spew forth close to people’s homes can severely contaminate the land and water sources.
What compounds the problem is the manner in which the entire process of making villages ODF has been carried out. To declare India’s 0.6 million villages ODF, the Census 2011 involved 2.7 million officials, ostensibly working in collaboration with 3.6 million village residents. However, the rush to achieve targets has led to false claims. The analysis quotes the reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Gujarat and Uttarakhand, which have exposed cases of fudging of data. Poorly designed and built, many of these toilets have added to the burden.
For instance, in those built in flood-prone areas, the stored faeces pose a major pollution and health hazard during monsoons. The high density of pit latrines and poorly made and maintained septic tanks can render the shallow aquifer water unfit for drinking because of nitrate and bacterial contamination.



Friday, October 04, 2019

UP Commercial Tax employees staging dharna for restructuring their cadre

By on Friday, October 04, 2019

Statistical Employees Association of UP Commercial tax department expressed their grudge in a meeting over the non-implementing of cadre review on Monday this week.
The Association called a meeting in protest against over the apathy of higher official of the department to implement the recommendation report of IIM.
Mr Yatendra Singh, the state president, said, "Still the statistical employees in the department are holding the same post on as they had been appointed and had joined. the prospect of avenues as an statistical employees are going to a dead end. There are no promotion avenues in this department for this ex-cadre post. anyhow a committee to review the restructuring to add this post into promotion channel had been constituted under the IIM, and asked to make a recommendation for this purpose, IIM was paid 69 lakh, but grudgingly I am to say that the higher officials' attitude in this connection look reluctant to send it to the policy makers, which has caused here a resentment among the employees of this cadre."
Mr Ravindra Kumar, general secretary, said, “ we have given a memorandom to the commissioner Commercial trade tax, and hope it she shall take it affirmatively in the favour of these employees.”
He added that if our memorandom is not considered as we have requested, we all shall be bound to go on agitation.
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Saturday, September 21, 2019

UP peasant move to Delhi for loan waiving

By on Saturday, September 21, 2019

The thousands of peasants of Western Uttar Pradesh have moved towards Delhi for their demands. The police forces have stopped them at the UP-Delhi border, which created a big congestion among the traffic situation. They all are hell-bent to reach upto the former prime minister, Chaudhari Charan Singh’s cementri Kisanghat at Delhi.
They have 15 demands – namely, the loan waiving, the sugarcane payment within 14 days, the slash in electric tariff rate and their babes must be educated free of cost upto class 8th. The farmers are demanding high-court bench in western UP and are demanding to be implemented the recommendation of Swaminathan’s committee reports.
Meanwhile the government of Uttar Pradesh has ordered to the sugar mills to pay all the outstanding dues to the farmers till 31st October. Mr Suresh Rana has informed the decision of UP government that the mills’owners to be punished if they fail to pay the dues amount within scheduled date. The high court of Allahabad had ordered this week on Wednesday to pay the farmers’ dues of sugarcane.


Friday, September 20, 2019

MPs of 200 districts shall be witness of banks loan fair: FM

By on Friday, September 20, 2019

NK DUTT; NEW DELHI
The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman said no ailed MSME shall be declared NPA ending of financial year 2020. She reviewed banks including liquidity condition.
 “The banks are going to loan some identified non-banking finance companies”, said finance minister in press conference. There shall be added new customers for the banks’ lending. NBFC confidence is enhancing affirmatively according to finance minister.
The banks shall exhibit camps for the purpose of giving loans to the retail borrowers and the NBFC in 200 districts between 3 to 7 October. The government has named this campaign bank loan fair. Even the finance minister for states Anurag Thakur has said that the loan fairs shall be held after 11 October too.
The attraction of these loan fairs are that the MP of the districts shall take part to make this campaign successful while there is no clarification over these fairs how many districts of the opposition MPs shall be part of this campaign?
Replying on a question of bank merger She said the work is going on rapidly under law and shall be better outcomes of banking reforms.
It is noticeable that the Modi government is continued making of bigger announcing to boost up economy amid the recession crept. FM has made many bigger announcements to remove sluggishness of economy.
 FM had made announcement of the special package of 10 crore for the housing projects under construction completed 60% on Saturday last week and also had informed about the same amount shall be managed from the private sector.
The government is serious to make more announcements in the wake of sluggishness in economy, FM said.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Two Naxalites were gunned down in Dantewada Chhatisgarh

By on Saturday, September 14, 2019

The DRG and the local force were on a joint combing operation in the forest of Kuteram village Dantewada district of Chhatisgarh, a Naxalite prone area meanwhile naxalites began to fire on the joint forces where in a short retaliatory action they fled from the spot. The forces began searching after the gun firing stopped where they recovered two bodies with a few arms and ammunition from the spot.
The official report says the killed Naxalites have been identified as Lachhu Mandavi, member of Malagir Area Committee, and Podia. both were the wanted and had the bounty of Rs 5 lacs. The recovered pistols had been superscripted ‘Made In Italy’. Police is trying to reach the arms supplier.
The vote is to be franchised in a by-election for the constituent assembly in Dantewada situated in Southern part of the state on 23rd September this month. Bhima Mandavi, MLA Dantewada assembly constituency had been assassinated by Naxalite in April this year.


Terror attack on two Oil-plants in Saudi Arabia

By on Saturday, September 14, 2019

Two oil plants of Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabian Oil Company, have been attacked by drones. According to information, it’s a government media release. The official Saudi press agency reported, "Aramco's industrial security teams have started the rescue operation to deal with the engulfed fire caused by the drone strikes at their plants in Abqac and Khurais."

An explosion went off earlier, which caused fire in two Saudi Aramco plants in the eastern part of the country -- the reason behind the incident is yet unexplained
Saudi Aramco is the national petroleum and natural gas company of Saudi Arabia. It is also the largest crude oil company in the world in terms of revenue. A video linked to it was shown by Dubai-based broadcaster Al-Arabiya. In this video fierce fire is seen and from behind there is a sound of gun firing too.
Saudi Aramco has been targeted by terrorists. Al-Qaeda suicide bombers tried to attack the oil company in February 2006, but they failed. Recently, Aramco has announced investment in Reliance Industries, a major company in the oil and gas sector in India. Looking at this amount of $ 15 billion, it is the largest foreign investment in Reliance so far.

Friday, September 06, 2019

Our commitment is to achieve Indian economy $ 5 trillion till 2024: PM Modi reiterated in EEF

By on Friday, September 06, 2019

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has reiterated that his government is constantly working to build new India and it has a commitment to the people to make economy of $5000 trillion in country up to 2024. PM said at Eastern Economic Forum on Thursday when he was attending a meeting hosted by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin.
In his address to the 5th meeting of EEF he said that his government with verse of (Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas) together with everyone, development for all and confidence among all is working to make new india. The government of India is committed to make india economy $5000 trillion up to 2024. He also briefed the taken steps about achieving this target.
In the presence of Vladimir Putin PM Narendra Modi disclosed the policy of ‘Act for East’. Under this policy India-Russia shall enhance the activities linked to the industrial development in remote eastern areas. Narendra Modi has announced one trillion Dollors debt to Russia to develop this zone.
 Mr Putin has said that India and Russia are in seeking possibilities to start-up a new entrepreneurship for  manufacturing of joint ships. He said, “Yesterday we talked with Indian PM Modi. We are seeking possibilities to start-up a joint entrepeneurship. May be a few ships to be built by us.”


Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Government tactfully makes Congress leaders arrest to divert people attention from present misrule and failure : Rahul

By on Wednesday, September 04, 2019



NK DUTT;New Delhi
The former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday targeted the Narendra Modi government over the arrest of former Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate.
He alleged that the government is selectively targeting the people of the opposition by using the investigating agencies and the media pro to the ruling party.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted, "The arrest of DK Shivakumar is another example of the vendetta politics unleashed by the Govt, using agencies like the ED/CBI & a pliant media to selectively target individuals. "
Apart from Rahul Gandhi, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari also said, 'Congress is not afraid of this repression. We will continue to raise our voice like a strong opposition party to preserve India's democracy. ”He alleged, “ To divert attention from the government's misrule and failure, the opposition leaders, especially Congress leaders, are being arrested. Shivkumar's fault was that he tried to save the MLAs in Karnataka from the horse trading. 'DK Shivakumar was arrested on Tuesday night on charges of money laundering.

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Union government dismissed statement of former Prime Minister on economic slowdown

By on Tuesday, September 03, 2019

NK Dutt;New Delhi
The Modi led government has dismissed the former PM statement on very serious economy condition in country. The government has maintained that the Modi led government views the economy as a whole and its efforts have grown Indian economy placing it 5th from the 11th in the world.
While answering the questions of the reporters, after a meeting of the Union Cabinet, Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar, replied on a question related to the statement of former Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, he said, "We do not agree with the analysis done by Manmohan Singh. We do what we say. We have moved the economy from the 11th position to the fifth position and we are moving towards the third position.”
The Minister of Information and Broadcasting said that the government does not see the economy in pieces but it has a holistic view of the economy.
As the economic growth rate came down to five percent in the first quarter of the current financial year,  former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying that the economic situation is 'very worrisome' and this softening is the result of all mismanagement of the Modi government, had targeted the Narendra Modi government. The former Prime Minister said in his statement that the GDP growth rate of 5 per cent in the first quarter shows that we are stuck in a long period of economic slowdown.

Monday, September 02, 2019

GST and demonetization are responsible for this economic condition of country: Dr Manmohan Singh

By on Monday, September 02, 2019

NK Dutt; NEW DELHI
The Former PM, Dr Manmohan Singh, has expressed his concern over the declining economy of Country he has said the condition of economy is very serious today where declining to 5% in GDP  shows that the Country is in the trap of a long recession.
The GDP in the first quarter in this financial year remains 5% and Mr. Singh has targeted the Narendra Modi Government. He added the economic condition is very serious. The 5% GDP rate in first quarter shows that we are in the trap of economic recession for the long term. The economy in India has the capacity to go ahead rapidly, but the mismanagement of Modi Government has pushed the economy of India in big recession.
The former PM has dubbed the Government decisions like the GST and the Demonetisation responsible which brought the economy on this verge. He added, ” that the manufacturing sector increasing is only .6% is troublesome specially. The investors' confidence are staggering. It is evident that our economy could not still overcome after the hasty implementation of the GST and the deminetisation."
Dr. Singh has appealed to the Government, ” India cannot maintain its move in this direction so I request to the Government that they left the politics of vendeta and listen the voices of all steering lieutenant to overcome the economy from this crises."

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Minor girl killed for peeping illicit relationship in UP

By on Saturday, August 31, 2019


A very shameful incident of close relationship took place in the district Sonbhadra, UP. A niece, 7, was brutally murdered by paternal uncle. The innocent girl had mere done so mistake that her mother and uncle were engage in illicit relationship and the girl had peeped this activity.
Actually, the mother of this innocent girl was engage in illicit relationship with her husband’s younger brother in ther family living under Jugali police station in Sonbhadra district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
The girl had peeped her mother and younger uncle in objectionable condition, and as she tried to escape from the scene her uncle caught her and slayed her throat by axe. The uncle fled from the spot after disposing the incident and the police after search have arrested the accused uncle.
Woman tried to self-immolate in Unnao
A woman with her mother reached to demonstrate her self-immolation in front of the district magistrate office after being aggrieved of abduction, gangrape and no police assistance exactly after the incident, which created an alarm there.
The team of LIU caught anyhow the mother and the daughter both with the help of women police, and they snatched a bottle of petrol and matchis; then both were taken before to the district magistrate, Devendra Pandey.
Mother and daughter both were demanding the arrest of two accused in matter of gangrape and kidnapping, but both were dejected with the police apathy; yet Devendra Pandey ordered to arrest the accused after the meeting.
Actually, the case which had been registered against 3 men by a married woman of a village for the abduction and the gangrape on 24 August is under Makhi police station in Unnao district.
She had come to her paternal home on July 17th last month; and next day, the awaiting accused barged forcibly into her home and raped with her when her parent were away to the home of some close relatives.
Both were constantly shuttling to the police station after this incident, but the aggrieved was being ignored. The upset aggrieved was on the verge of self-immolation which brought the local police in action and the raid to nab the accused is going on many possible places their presence.