Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh on November 18 said that country's Constitution is essential in building 'New India'. He said, "Constitution teaches discipline and unity in diversity. Liberty, equality, social harmony and goodwill are its foundation. Preamble's first word, 'We', says a lot in itself. We've to understand it and make others understand too. It's essential in building 'New India'."
DRDO successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air missile for the second time on Tuesday. DRDO’s back to back test trials of QRSAM was lauded by the defence minister Rajnath Singh. The missile on Tuesday directly hit the target during the trials, as per reports. Earlier on November 13, DRDO had conducted a test-trial for QRSAM. The all-weather missile was tested from the coast of Odisha’s Balasore. Watch the full video for more details.
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The Indian Army and residents of Poonch area in Jammu and Kashmir have taken a pledge to defeat the coronavirus. A programme was organised to felicitate the corona warriors of the region. Sarpanch, Mohd Jameel said, "The program has been organised by Indian Army and we are thankful that they organised it. They felicitated the corona warriors. Such programs should be held frequently." This was a joint effort of Indian Army and locals of Poonch together to fight against corona.
Trinamool Congress’ Lok Sabha MP Nusrat Jahan has spoken on the ‘Love-Jihad’ law that has been proposed by some BJP ruled states. ‘Love is personal. Love and jihad can't go hand in hand. Who I love is personal and no one can have a say in that,’ The TMC MP said. Jahan, who has faced the ire of hardliners for wearing vermillion on her head, practising customs of a Hindu married woman, said that people need to stop using religion as a political tool. She added that some parties rake up such issues during elections and reminded them that India is a democracy and what you eat, who you marry are personal choices. Jahan also said that in West Bengal under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, there is no discrimination on the basis of caste, creed, gender or religion and such the youth are not interested in such issues. This comes as some BJP ruled states including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam & Haryana are mulling an anti ‘Love Jihad’ law. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated multi-storeyed flats for Members of Parliament via video conferencing on November 23. The flats are located at Dr BD Marg in the national capital. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also attended the ceremony.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 10 said that there are unnecessary attempts to bring bilateral issues in the SCO agenda are violation of SCO Charter and Shanghai spirit. He was addressing the 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State, via video-conferencing. He said. "It is unfortunate that there are unnecessary attempts to bring bilateral issues in the SCO agenda, which is in violation of SCO Charter and Shanghai spirit."
In a stern message to China and Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said all member nations of the SCO should respect each others' sovereignty and territorial integrity. The remarks by Modi at a virtual summit of the eight-member Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) came in the backdrop of the Sino-India border row in eastern Ladakh, as also Islamabad's attempt to internationalize the Kashmir issue and indulge in cross-border terrorism against India. Referring to India's participation in strengthening connectivity among nations, Modi said,"India believes that to enhance connectivity it is important that we move forward while respecting one another's sovereignty and territorial integrity."In his address, the Prime Minister also hit out at those making repeated attempts to "unnecessarily" bring bilateral issues to the SCO in violation of the grouping's foundational principles, in an oblique reference to Pakistan.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 10 said that India has strong cultural and historical ties with member countries of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). While addressing the 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State via video-conferencing, he said, "India has strong cultural and historical ties with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation countries...India believes that to enhance connectivity it is important that we move forward while respecting one another's sovereignty and territorial integrity."