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The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has decided to set up a separate "cabinet" for the protection and promotion of the cow, and its members will be drawn from multiple departments, according to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The first meeting of the "gau cabinet", said to be the first such body in the country which will have the chief minister among its members, was held on Sunday at a cow sanctuary.
On political front, BJP ally Bodoland People's Front's founding member and MP Biswajit Daimary, who resigned from Rajya Sabha on Saturday, will join the saffron party today.
Burkina Faso presidential election marred by Islamist threat
Authorities had ramped up the military presence to allow the vote to go ahead, although polling was interrupted or didn’t take place at all in some of the more violent regions. In the country’s far east, 244 of 355 polling stations closed early, preventing nearly half of the Burkinabe there from casting ballots.
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AIMIM to take call on West Bengal polls after talks
The All India Majils-e-Ittehadul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) would hold deliberations with its party leaders in West Bengal oncontesting the polls in the state, party chief Asaduddin Owaisi said here on Sunday. To queries on AIMIM contesting the next Assembly polls in West Bengal, the Hyderabad MP told reporters that the party is holding a meeting with the West Bengal unit.
We will talk and after getting feedback from them, a decision will be arrived at and we will let you know. Asked if AIMIM would tie up with the ruling TMC, Owaisi said, "Let me first talk to the partys West Bengal unit..."
PM Modi bats for ISA, says it will contribute to reducing carbon footprint
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the International Solar Alliance would help in reducing carbon footprint and called it the fastest-growing international organisation with 88 signatories.
Speaking at the G20 summit virtually, Prime Minister Modi said, "We will meet our goal of 175 GW of renewable energy well before our target of 2022. We are taking a big step ahead by seeking to achieve 450 GW by 2030."
Rahul Gandhi attacks govt over its handling of Covid-19 pandemic, lockdown
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Modi government over the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown, and alleged that it pushed millions into poverty, jeopardised their health and compromised the future of students.
He also tagged a news report on the findings of the Parliamentary Committee on Health and Family Welfare.
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Bihar poll results show Congress should be accommodative: NCP
The outcome of the Bihar assembly elections suggested that division of votes will happen in future polls if the Congress continues to take other parties for granted, senior NCP leader Praful Patel said here on Sunday.
He also told reporters that results of polls held in Bihar and other states indicated that the Congress should take other parties along and "understand the ground reality".
Climate change must be fought not in silos but in integrated, holistic way: PM Modi
Climate change must be fought not in silos but in an integrated, comprehensive and holistic way, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a G20 event on Sunday and asserted that the entire world can progress faster if there is greater support of technology and finance to developing nations.
Addressing the G20 side event on 'Safeguarding the Planet', Modi said India is not only meeting its Paris Agreement targets, but also exceeding them.
TN governor to decide on remission to convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: CBI to SC
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has told the Supreme Court that the Tamil Nadu governor has to take a call on the grant of remission to Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan, who is serving life sentence in the case.
In its affidavit filed on November 20, the CBI said that Perarivalan is not the subject matter of further investigation carried out by the CBI-led Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) which is conducting a probe on the larger conspiracy aspect as per the mandate of Jain Commission report.
The top court is hearing a plea of 46-year-old Perarivalan seeking suspension of his life sentence in the case till the MDMA probe is completed.
Bengal govt has reservations about governor sending letters to VCs: minister
West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Sunday said that the state government has objected to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar sending letters to vice-chancellors of universities of north Bengal to know the reasons behind their absence at a meeting convened by him.
The governor, who is also the chancellor of state-run universities and now in Darjeeling for a month-long visit, had tweeted on November 4 that he was looking forward to a meeting with all the VCs of the regions varsities on November 9 to be updated with affairs of the institutes.
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First Published: Nov 22 2020 | 07:43 AM IST