Modi govt following ‘divide and rule’ policy: Kanhaiya Kumar
CPI leader and former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of following the ‘divide and rule’ policy of the erstwhile British rulers of India.
“The BJP-led NDA government is creating communal tension in the society by enacting laws that discriminate on the basis of religion,” he said while addressing the ‘Sanvidhan Bachao, Desh Bachao’ rally organised by the CPI here to mark the party’s 94th foundation day
“The government is taking recourse to the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) to keep the attention of the public away from the real issues like falling gross domestic product (GDP) growth and rising inflation,” said Kumar.
He also criticised the government for planning to sell big public-sector enterprises to private industrialists.
“The people who raise the real public issues and criticise the government are tagged as anti-nationals,” he added.
CPI general secretary Dr BK Kango, party’s state secretary Bant Singh Brar and former MLA Hardev Singh Arshi also addressed the gathering.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will lay the first stone slab when construction of the main structure of the Ram temple begins in Ayodhya on June 1. The sanctum sanctorum of the Ram temple will form part of this main structure. General secretary of Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Trust, Champat Rai said that CM Adityanath will lay the first stone slab on June 1 with Vedic rituals. Around 4.70 lakh cubic feet of carved stones will be used in the main structure of Ram temple.
New Delhi: The Capital woke up to intense showers and gusty winds which touched 75kmph, leading to flight disruptions, power outages, waterlogging, and traffic jams caused by the flooding and fallen trees. The much-needed rains, which weather experts say may have broken the hold of the successive heatwaves Delhi has seen since March, also came after an extended dry spell. The Safdarjung weather station recorded a minimum temperature of 17.2 degrees Celsius (C).
Hiding about their past records is proving to be costly for many candidates selected as constables in the UP Excise Department as now their jobs are in jeopardy. Out of the 374 excise constables recruited by the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission, Lucknow, 47 aspirants out of 150 whose verification process has been completed so far have been found to have lied about their past police records.
The Uttar Pradesh government is promoting organic farming and afforestation along the banks of the Ganga in order to make the sacred river cleaner, free of pollution caused by chemical fertilisers and toxic pesticides and ensure its uninterrupted flow, said a government statement. The government has already launched plantation drive in Kasganj and some other areas in this context, added the statement.
Much like the fabled Shravan Kumar who used to carry his old and blind parents on his shoulders, this father does much the same for his disabled son, for the sake of his disabled 20's education, son Satyadev Verma. A resident of Nistha Gajadharpur, Mastram, under the Fakharpur block, used to carry his disabled son Satyadev Verma, 20, on his shoulders from his house at Gajadhapur crossing to pick a bus for Bahraich.