Jatin Takkar

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Govt has lost trust of entire farming community: Harsimrat

Govt has lost trust of entire farming community: Harsimrat

Rediff.com7 Jan 2021

Expressing her anguish over the pain of farmers, Badal, leader of the ruling BJP's erstwhile ally, said, "It is strange that farmers are spending nights in open during the chilling winters and even then their demands are falling on deaf ears."

When polls arrive Mamata will be alone in TMC: Amit Shah

When polls arrive Mamata will be alone in TMC: Amit Shah

Rediff.com19 Dec 2020

Addressing a party rally in Midnapore, Shah alleged the Mamata Banerjee government was steeped in corruption resulting in alienation of the masses.

Why triangular: All you need to know about new Parliament building

Why triangular: All you need to know about new Parliament building

Rediff.com10 Dec 2020

Indian Parliament's new building will have a triangular shape to reflect the importance of triangles being a sacred geometry in various religions, while its interiors will have three national symbols as their main themes -- Lotus, Peacock and Banyan Tree.

Vice Prez cautions against judicial overreach

Vice Prez cautions against judicial overreach

Rediff.com25 Nov 2020

He said the legislature, the executive and the judiciary are bound to work within their respective domains as defined in the Constitution. Addressing the 80th All India Presiding Officers' Conference on 'Harmonious Coordination between Legislature, Executive and Judiciary -- Key to Vibrant Democracy', Naidu said harmony lies in each organ doing its job without interfering with that of the others.

Twitter has apologised in writing for 'Ladakh in China' error: Lekhi

Twitter has apologised in writing for 'Ladakh in China' error: Lekhi

Rediff.com18 Nov 2020

"They have apologised for hurting Indian sentiments and have sworn to correct the error by November 30, 2020," she added.

Amazon refuses to appear before JPC on data protection

Amazon refuses to appear before JPC on data protection

Rediff.com23 Oct 2020

E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the Data Protection Bill on October 28 and this amounts to breach of privilege, panel chairperson and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Friday.

Cash transferred in accounts of poor during lockdown: Govt

Cash transferred in accounts of poor during lockdown: Govt

Rediff.com14 Apr 2020

To kick-start the work under MGNREGA after the lockdown is lifted, the government has already prepared plans and states have also submitted their work plans.

Avoid unnecessary statements on Ayodhya: PM asks ministers

Avoid unnecessary statements on Ayodhya: PM asks ministers

Rediff.com7 Nov 2019

The prime minister made these remarks at a meeting of the council of ministers, while asserting the need to maintain an atmosphere of amity and harmony in the country.

BJP may not get majority: SAD's Naresh Gujral

BJP may not get majority: SAD's Naresh Gujral

Rediff.com10 May 2019

While the saffron party may not get a majority, the National Democratic Alliance will sail through, said Gujral, who represents one of the BJP's oldest allies in Parliament.

Accompanied by top NDA leaders, Modi files nomination from Varanasi

Accompanied by top NDA leaders, Modi files nomination from Varanasi

Rediff.com27 Apr 2019

Almost all prominent leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, as well as members of the National Democratic Alliance and North-East Democratic Alliance accompanied Modi.

Armed with voting machines, real life 'Newtons' all set for Chhattisgarh poll

Armed with voting machines, real life 'Newtons' all set for Chhattisgarh poll

Rediff.com11 Nov 2018

From walking up to 10 kms to crossing rivers and spending nights in Naxal-hit areas, the poll officers will have to go past numerous hurdles and face life-threatening challenges to do their duty, but none of them is complaining.

Congress supports 'urban Maoists', insults tribals: PM in Chhattisgarh

Congress supports 'urban Maoists', insults tribals: PM in Chhattisgarh

Rediff.com9 Nov 2018

The Congress hit back at Modi and accused him of indulging in his 'trademark petty politics' and seeking to hide his 'abject failure and weak-kneed' approach to fighting Naxalism.

At RSS event, Pranab says hatred, intolerance dilute national identity

At RSS event, Pranab says hatred, intolerance dilute national identity

Rediff.com7 Jun 2018

"In India, we derive our strength from tolerance, and respect our pluralism. We celebrate our diversity," he said.

Why EVM is the real enemy for Muslim voters in Gujarat

Why EVM is the real enemy for Muslim voters in Gujarat

Rediff.com12 Dec 2017

EVM -- described as the "devil" by one worried voter -- was the hot topic of discussion among the people

In Kerala, Yogi accuses Left of 'jihadi terrorism'

In Kerala, Yogi accuses Left of 'jihadi terrorism'

Rediff.com5 Oct 2017

Adityanath says there is no scope for political violence in democracy.