Farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur hailed and supported the new agriculture reforms. They are hopeful that the new farm laws will be beneficial for them. "The new agriculture bills represent the freedom of the farmers based on the concept of 'One nation, one market.' Farmers can sell their grains anywhere in the market," a farmer told ANI. "The bills are beneficial for the farmers. We welcome central government's decision. It will also increase farmers' income," another farmer told ANI.
Addressing a public rally ahead of Bihar polls in Daraunda assembly constituency of Siwan district on October 29, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "15 years ago, some people put Bihar in identity crisis. Recall their 'jungle raj' when corruption was rampant. 6 years ago, choosing Prime Minister Narendra Modi changed nature of Indian politics." "Now, no poor has religion or caste. Development is for all," UP CM added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor's Atmanirbhar Nidhi Yojana (PM SVANidhi) beneficiaries from Uttar Pradesh on October 27. He interacted with the food vendors through video conferencing. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also present during the conferencing. PM SVANidhi scheme was launched on June 01, 2020 to help poor street vendors, impacted by COVID-19, to resume livelihood activities.
Speaking to media on October 22, ahead of Bihar elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav spoke on being asked about Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's poll speeches in Bihar. Yadav said, "It is not important for us who comes from which state with what issues. For Bihar elections, only issues like unemployment, poverty, migration etc. related to the state are relevant." he added.
PM and Rahul to enter battleground Bihar today. Bharat Biotech's Covid vaccine cleared for Phase 3 trials. Eros Now apologises for 'vulgar' Navratri campaign. And Malaika's fitness mantra revealed as she turns 47. All the news and updates for you in this editorji playlist.
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Eros Now has stirred a massive controversy with raunchy social media posts around the Hindu festival of Navratri. The posts, which have now been taken down, have created a massive furore on social media with #BoycottErosNow becoming one of the top Twitter trends. Eros Now has now issued an apology and said that they did not intend to hurt anyone’s emotions. This comes close on the heels of Tanishq pulling down one of its advertisements after it faced anger on social media. In Focus today, Dilip Cherian, Prahlad Kakkar & Kaveree Bamzai speak on the issue of creative freedom and the line between witty & outright offensive.
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2 bike-borne criminals got injured in an encounter with police in UP's Greater Noida. The encounter broke out at Eastern Peripheral road. Speaking to media, Greater Noida DCP Rajesh Kumar Singh said, "Both criminals have been taken to hospital. We have recovered 2 stolen bikes, 2 country-made pistols with cartridges from them."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor's Atmanirbhar Nidhi Yojana (PM SVANidhi) beneficiaries from Uttar Pradesh on October 27. At the event, PM Modi said, "Street vendors have a huge role in UP's economy. UP is number one state to benefit the PM SVANidhi. We got most of the registrations for street vendors from Uttar Pradesh."
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath faces fire over spate of rape cases in the state. Leaders from the opposition party in UP are demanding the chief minister’s resignation. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati said CM Adityanath should resign if he cannot protect women. The BSP chief said that giving compensation will not stop atrocities against women. Recently, the Hathras rape case has sparked anger in the state. Watch the full video for more details.
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Morning 'aarti' was performed at Delhi's Jhandewalan Temple on the fifth day of Navratri Puja. This day is also called Panchami of Navratri. Devotees worship the fifth form of Goddess Parvati which is..
Morning 'aarti' was performed at Delhi's famous Jhandewalan Temple on October 20. It marked the fourth day of Navratri Puja. On the fourth day, devotees worship the fourth form of Goddess Parvati, Mata..