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RSS-affiliated Mazdoor Sangh calls for nation-wide protest against Modi govt on Feb 20

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New Delhi, Feb 9: RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh has called for a nationwide agitation and will observe February 20 as ‘black day’ against the ‘anti-labour’ policies of the Narendra Modi-led government.

“The national executive committee strongly condemns the central government for not keeping any of its promises made to BMS delegation on 17 November 2017 after the historical Delhi rally,” the Economics Times quoted citing Vrijesh Upadhyay, general secretary of BMS said in a statement issued on Friday.

As per the statement, the protest is against the negligent attitude of centre towards labors plight.

Indian workers belonging to different Central Trade Unions have put forth burning issues of labor before the government. “But the Union Budget 2018 was totally silent about any of the issues raised by Unions,” it said.

The executive panel has asked all its districts, state and industrial federations to hold Dharnas, huge demonstrations at District Headquarters, State Capitals, and Industrial Estates on 26 & 27 February 2018.

“In this connection, a huge demonstration before ILC venue will also be organised at New Delhi on 26th February to mount pressure of Central Government to resolve labour issues,” the statement asserted.

The major demands of BMS are increasing honorarium to Aanganwadi workers and bringing them under Social Security coverage, Reimbursement of Cess amount to concerned labour welfare boards suffered  due to implementation of GST, Enhancing EPS pension from Rs1000/ to Rs5000/, Providing special funds to Sick PSUs which can be revived, Increasing Income Tax exemptions to salaried sections up to Rs 5 Lakhs and others.

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Coronaviurs: Total recoveries of COVID-19 cross 70 lakh in country

Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is 1.51 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally.

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The Health Ministry today said more than 70 lakh people have recovered from COVID-19 infection in the country. In the last 24 hours, more than 67 thousand have recovered.

The Ministry said, ten States and Union Territories are contributing 81 per cent of the high number of daily Recoveries. The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has now reached 89.78 per cent. The actual caseload currently comprises only 8.71 per cent of the total positive cases.

Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is over six lakh 80 thousand. In the last 24 hours, 53 thousand 370 new cases have been reported taking the total number of positive cases in the country to over 78 lakh. In the same period, 650 deaths were reported taking the toll to one lakh 17 thousand 956.

Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is 1.51 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally.

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Harsh Vardhan expresses hope that Covid-19 vaccine will be made available in country by January next year

Dr Harsh Vardhan also appealed to the people to follow Covid appropriate behaviuor to check the spread of virus in view of the coming festive seasons.

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Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has expressed hope that Covid-19 vaccine will be made available in the country by January next year.

Speaking at a programme on DD News, Dr Vardhan said there are three vaccine candidates in India, out of which one is at the advanced stage of clinical trial of phase-3. Of the other two vaccine candidates, which are in clinical trial of phase-2, one has recently entered the third phase trial.

Dr Vardhan also said, if the preparations in this regard made so far progress well then 400 to 500 million doses of the Covid vaccine will be available in the country before June and July of next year.

Dr Harsh Vardhan also appealed to the people to follow Covid appropriate behaviuor to check the spread of virus in view of the coming festive seasons.

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Will visit Congress-ruled states, too, if they block justice: Rahul Gandhi

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New Delhi, Oct 24 : After coming under attack from BJP leaders for not visiting families of rape victims in Rajasthan and Punjab unlike Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said that the two of his party-ruled states did not deny incidents of rape and didn’t block justice and “if they do” he will go there to fight for justice as well.

“Unlike in UP, the governments of Punjab and Rajasthan are not denying that the girl was raped, threatening her family and blocking the course of justice. If they do, I will go there to fight for justice,” Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet.

His remarks came after Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Prakash Javadekar and Dr Harsh Vardhan questioned the Congress leader for not visiting Punjab and Rajasthan.

Rahul Gandhi, along with his sister and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had visited Hathras to meet the family of alleged gang rape victim.

He was roughed up by Uttar Pradesh Police on Yamuna Expressway when he started to march towards Hathras.

Earlier in the day, Congress leader Sushmita Deb also slammed BJP leaders for politicising the issue ahead of Bihar assembly polls.

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