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‘Congress will end culture of Government officials associating with RSS and political parties ‘

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Indore, Nov 11 : Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram assured that if Congress party will come to power in Madhya Pradesh and it will end the practice of Governments servants associating with RSS which is in fact a political party .

“RSS is a political organisation. If Congress party in MP in their manifesto has said it will put an end to this practice, I see nothing wrong with that. Governments servants as long as they are working in govt shouldn’t openly associate with a political party,” Chidambaram said.

Defending the Congress’s manifesto promising to restrict RSS shakhas in government offices in Madhya Pradesh, Chidambaram said that there was nothing wrong in it and maintained that governments servants, as long as they are working, shouldn’t openly associate with a political party.

The Congress veteran made these remarks in Indore in the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh.

Former Union Minister P Chidambaram has said that his party hopes to form state-wise coalitions ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls and remains confident of forging an electoral alliance with like-minded parties.

The former Finance Minister said that if the Congress-led coalition wins in each state, it would ensure the victory of the Grand Alliance or the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

”We hope to form state-wise coalitions and if the coalition wins in each state then that is the victory of the ‘Mahagathbandhan’. We are confident that we can form coalitions in each state,” Chidambaram said.

 

Chidambaram had alleged that the BJP and RSS were trying to impose autocratic rule in the nation and their main aim was to destroy the federal system and build a Hindu nation.

He said the BJP-led government at the Centre wanted to impose the ideology of ‘one history, one language and one living style’, which was a dangerous threat to Indian culture and to the nation’s hallmark of unity in diversity.

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Covid-19 vaccine should be given free to everyone, says NCP’s Nawab Malik

During an all-party meeting on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed the opposition leaders that the Centre is in talks with all the state governments over the price of the vaccine.

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A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an all-party meeting on Covid-19 vaccination in the country, Maharashtra Cabinet Minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik has said that Covid-19 vaccine should be given free to every citizen of the country.

Speaking to ANI, Malik said, “The Prime Minister held an all-party meeting and now they are saying State and Centre will decide the price, how can it be? In Bihar, they have given the assurance that vaccination will be free. We demand vaccine should be given to each Indian free of cost.”

During an all-party meeting on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed the opposition leaders that the Centre is in talks with all the state governments over the price of the vaccine and that the decision regarding the pricing will be taken keeping public health as the topmost priority.

He said that a Covid-19 vaccine is expected to be ready in the next few weeks, and as soon as scientists give a green signal, vaccination will start in India.

“Teams of central and state governments are working together for the vaccine distribution. India has the expertise and capacity in vaccine distribution and fares better compared to other nations,” said PM Modi.

“As soon as scientists give a green signal, vaccination will start in India. Healthcare, frontline workers, and the elderly people suffering from serious diseases will be given priority in vaccination,” he stated while asking suggestions from the representatives of the party.

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Govt ready to give written assurance on MSP, changes in farm laws

Thousands of protesters have blocked Delhi borders at five points connecting it to Chandigarh, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, crippling supply chains to the national capital.

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New Delhi, Dec 5 : With the fifth round of talks between the Centre and farmer leader set to begin on Saturday afternoon, the Union government is learnt to have decided to give a written assurance on MSP, and also agree to amend the contentious three new farm laws enacted in September.

As per sources privy to the developments, the government has decided to accept the farmers’ demand for written assurance on Minimum Support Price (MSP) by an “executive order and not by legislation”.

The development comes after a high-level meeting at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence here this morning, in which Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar participated.

After over one-and-half hours meeting with the Prime Minister, the source said, the government may accept to effect amendments to the farm laws that farmers dub as “black” and “anti-farmer”.

The laws are The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

The decision was taken after four earlier talks between the Centre and farmer representatives here in the national capital remained inconclusive.

The fifth round of talks will start at 2 pm at Vigyan Bhavan in central Delhi. A group of nearly three dozen farmer leaders will participate in the meeting. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State Som Prakash and Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agarwal will join the meeting.

The farmers had put out a five-point demands that include framing of a specific law on MSP, no punishment for stubble-burning, repeal of the three farm laws, settlement of objections about proposed Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2020 and written assurance on MSP.

The farmer union representatives in earlier talks had rejected the government’s argument that the three farm laws were in the interest of farmers, saying the laws will only benefit big business and corporate houses.

Giving an example of sugarcane procurement, the farmers’ organisations had also objected to contract farming and pointed out its drawbacks.

The Bharatiya Kisan Union, Bharatiya Kisan Sanyukt Morcha and Krantikari Kisan Union are among more than 34 farm unions which have demanded a special session of Parliament to frame a law on MSP as well as repeal of the farm laws.

Thousands of protesters have blocked Delhi borders at five points connecting it to Chandigarh, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, crippling supply chains to the national capital.

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Ahead of farmer talks, PM Modi meets Amit Shah, Narendra Singh Tomar, Rajnath Singh

The government, however, maintains that the new laws will provide farmers with better opportunities. It has also accused the opposition parties of “misleading” the farmers.

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Ahead of the Centre’s fifth round of talks with agitating farmers on Saturday, a high-level meeting commenced at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence on Saturday morning.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister Piyush Goyal are present at the meeting.

On Thursday, talks between the Union government and farmers’ representatives at Vigyan Bhavan did not reach any conclusion, though the Centre softened its stance on some demands. Another round of talks with the farmers is scheduled for 2 pm on Saturday.

The farmers are demanding the repeal of the three farm laws passed by Parliament in September.

The government, however, maintains that the new laws will provide farmers with better opportunities. It has also accused the opposition parties of “misleading” the farmers.

Farmers’ doubts will be cleared in today’s meeting with Centre. In recent meetings, some issues were clarified. It’s Opposition’s politics, they’re instigating the protest. The meeting will be fruitful & we expect farmers will roll back protest, said MoS Agriculture, Kailash Choudhary

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