The fifth East Asia Summit (EAS) Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation will be held in Kolkata on November 23-24. The event is being organized by India in partnership with Australia. During the conference, experts from both government and academia from the EAS participating countries will deliberate upon various aspects of maritime security cooperation under four thematic sessions.
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal met US Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai in New Delhi to deepen India-US trade relationships.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interacted with Ludhiana’s autorickshaw drivers and said, “70% contribution was of auto & taxi drivers in the formation of our govt in Delhi. You can call any auto driver in Delhi and ask about us. If he doesn’t praise us then don’t vote for me”.
Param Bir Singh’s lawyer Puneet Bali said, “Former Mumbai CP Parambir Singh has appealed to the court that he is being victimised since he has written to CBI. Sanjay Pandey told him that if he takes back the complaint of Mar 19 against the then home minister then things will settle for him”.
Punit Bali further said, “He was told if he didn’t do it, then he will face cases. So listening to our detailed arguments, Supreme Court has given notice to CBI and Maharashtra and provided interim protection to him from arrest”.
माननीय नेता जी के जन्मदिन पर बधाई संदेश देनेवाले विश्वभर के समस्त सम्मानित गणमान व्यक्तियों, प्रधानमंत्री जी व अन्य सभी नेतागणों, समर्थकों व कार्यकर्ताओं को हार्दिक धन्यवाद! pic.twitter.com/qkxP4U2deH
Farooq Abdullah stated that both India and Pakistan must hold talks over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). He asked, “If India can hold discussions with China then why can’t it with Pakistan?”.
#BREAKING | Farooq Abdullah mocks India’s resolve of reclaiming PoK; says, ‘we can’t take anything back from Pak, talks is the only solution’
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Trinamool Congress Youth President Saayoni Ghosh has been granted bail by Tripur High Court. She was earlier arrested by Tripura Police on an attempt to murder charges after three hours of interrogation.
#BREAKING | TMC Youth President Saayoni Ghosh granted bail in Tripura court; she was arrested a day earlier on charges of criminal conspiracy and attempt to murder
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Indian Army chief General MM Naravane had telephonic interaction with Major General Talgat Mamyrtaevich Koibakov, Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces of Kazakhstan. The interaction was aimed to discuss issues of bilateral defence cooperation.
#WATCH | J&K SPO Ashiq Hussain Malik conferred with Shaurya Chakra posthumously for showing highest degree of courage leading to the elimination of 4 heavily armed terrorists during an operation in Anantnag in 2018. His parents Maqbool Malik & Shahzado Bano received the award pic.twitter.com/R96XxCpm4u
Indian Air Force Wing Commander (now Group Captain) Abhinandan Varthaman was honoured with the Vir Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday, November 22. He was honoured for his contribution to the Balakot Airstrike in 2019.
In a big development in Nawab Malik and Sameer Wankhede’s clash, Court has directed Malik to check his facts before making allegations against the NCB Zonal Officer.
The Reserve Bank on Monday came up with a draft scheme for the acquisition of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank by Delhi-based Unity Small Finance Bank (USFB).
The draft scheme of amalgamation envisages the takeover of the assets and liabilities of PMC Bank, including deposits, by the USFB, thus giving a greater degree of protection for the depositors, the Reserve Bank of India said.
The USFB is being set up with a capital of about Rs 1,100 crore as against the regulatory requirement of Rs 200 crore for the setting up of such a bank, as per the guidelines for on-tap licensing.
The Reserve Bank said it would receive suggestions and objections on the draft scheme till 5.00 pm on December 10. Thereafter, it will take a final view on the takeover.
It is to be noted that Unity Small Finance Bank Limited, a joint venture between Centrum Group and Bharatpe, has commenced operations as a small finance bank with effect from November 1, 2021.
President Ram Nath Kovind conferred Shaurya Chakra posthumous on Lance Naik Sandeep Singh of 4 Para (Special Forces) for killing one foreign terrorist & injuring two others in an operation in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018. His wife Gurpreet Kaur received the award.
15 Corps Commander Lt Gen Devendra Pratap Pandey will receive the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in New Delhi today for his role in counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir as Major General.
Patalpani railway station in Indore to be renamed as Tantya Mama railway station, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan informed.
TMC MPs spoke to the reporters after meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi. According to the TMC MPs, Amit Shah has affirmed to stop all kinds of violence in Tripura. Shah has already spoken to Chief Minister and state Police and directed them to examine the matters.
#LIVE | ‘He has heard us, we need to see what action will be taken’: TMC MPs after meeting Home Minister Amit Shah over the BJP vs TMC clashes in Tripura
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According to the PTI report, there is no scientific evidence so far to support the need for a booster vaccine dose against COVID-19, ICMR Director-General Dr Balram Bhargava informed underlining the completion of second dose for India’s adult population is the priority for the government for now.
According to sources, the booster dose issue is likely to be discussed in the next meeting of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation in India (NTAGI).
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at an event in Gorakhpur said, “BJOled government in the state works towards the welfare of the people”. He further thanked BJP National Spokesperson JP Nadda for inspiring all the BJP workers for public service amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at a few locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection to a terrorism case. As per NIA, the raids were conducted in Srinagar and some other places. In order to avoid any problem in the operation, the agency officials did not disclose the specific case in which raids were conducted in the region.
TMC MPs arrived at Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence. They look forward to discussing the situation of Tripura violence.
#BREAKING | TMC MPs arrive at Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence over the clashes between BJP and TMC in Tripura
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Rajasthan government has allocated portfolios to ministers of the rejigged Cabinet. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot keeps Home, Finance, and IT & Communication.
Rajasthan Govt allocates portfolios to ministers of the rejigged Cabinet, CM Ashok Gehlot keeps Home, Finance, and IT & Communication pic.twitter.com/NhHZP0E65p
TMC MPs are on their way to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his residence at 4 pm today. They look forward to discussing the situation of Tripura violence.
#BREAKING | TMC MPs to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the alleged violence against TMC workers in Tripura
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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai informed, “Prevailing pollution in Delhi has now been decreasing, due to various measures taken against it & the change in wind speed. Keeping this in mind, the ban on demolition & construction has now been taken back, but strict monitoring will continue”.
TMC National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee in a press briefing accused Tripura Police of supporting BJP workers in carrying out an attack in the state. He said, “In a democratic country, any political party has the right to campaign in the state or speak of their ideology”.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in the state legislative assembly said, “We believed that decentralisation of capital is much needed in Andhra Pradesh…Govt is going to take back the Bill which was introduced earlier. We will introduce a new Bill with no errors”.
AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal who is on a 2-day visit to Punjab said in an event that if his party comes to power then the government will work towards the welfare of women.
Kejriwal said, “If we form govt in Punjab in 2022, then we will give every woman of the state, who is above 18 years of age, Rs 1000 per month. If a family has 3 female members then each will get Rs 1000. This’ll be the world’s biggest women empowerment program”.
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has tested positive for COVID-19. Kamal Haasan informed, “Had a slight cough after returning from a US trip. COVID19 infection was confirmed after the test and I got isolated at the hospital”.
BJP National President JP Nadda offered prayers at Gorakshanath Temple in Gorakhpur, marking the first day of his two-day stay in Uttar Pradesh. He also visited Spiritual Institute Gita Press in Gorakhpur today.
Slamming the Tripura government over the alleged violence and attacks against TMC members, Mamata Banerjee said there is ‘no democracy in BJP ruled states’.
The Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to withdraw three capitals proposal and has decided to repeal the Laws paving way for three capitals of Andhra Pradesh.