Author: Editor's Desk, Tattva News

Politics of murder became order of the day in CPM-ruled Kerala.  Two brutal political murders involving the Muslim outfit SDPI and the BJP reported today. These two  incidents happened within 12 hours in the Alappuzha district. State BJP OBC Morcha secretary Ranjeet Srinivas (40) was hacked to death in the Alappuzha district in the wee hours of Sunday.  The attackers barged into his house last night and attacked him. The 40-year-old leader was a BJP candidate in the 2016 Assembly elections in the Alappuzha constituency. He was an advocate by profession. Renjith, a lawyer by profession, was the BJP candidate in the Alappuzha assembly constituency…

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has cautioned that the “Talibani mentality” on women’s liberty, dignity, empowerment and constitutional equality will not be tolerated in India. He was addressing the “Minorities Day Celebration” programme organised by the National Commission for Minorities, NCM, in New Delhi. Naqvi said that those who opposed making the social evil of Triple Talaq a crime or raised question on removal of restriction on Muslim women to perform Haj with Mehram only and now creating commotion on the Constitutional equality regarding age of marriage of women are “Professional Protesters” of essence of the Indian…

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Underscoring the importance of achieving ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, India cannot depend on other countries for defence technologies due to its stature, its geographical location as well as the security challenges it faces. Singh addressed the 94th Annual General Meeting of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), on the theme ‘India Beyond 75’, in New Delhi on December 18, 2021. He voiced the Government’s vision to make India a global defence manufacturing hub in the coming times, stressing that the focus is to modernise the Armed Forces and create a strong & ‘Aatmanirbhar’ defence…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Ganga Expressway will also open new doors of progress for Uttar Pradesh. Laying the foundation stone of Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur, he said that it will be a source of five boons for the state, referring to the network of expressways, new airports and railway routes. First boon – saving people’s time. Second boon- Increase in convenience and ease of people. Third boon- Proper use of resources of UP. Fourth boon- Increase in the capabilities of UP. Fifth boon – all-round prosperity in UP. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Yogi Adityanath, Union Minister Shri B L Varma were…

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In late November, a senior local Chinese Communist Party official toured three townships in Sog,   a county in the Tibet Autonomous Region that has a history of resistance to state controls on religion. His goal: to ensure local Tibetan officials endorse government policies on the recognition of Tibetan Buddhist incarnations. Attendees at these sessions included “over 120 township officials, staff of monastery management committees, village-based cadres , village officials, local police, [and] schoolteachers,” according to state media. Participants “unanimously declared their willingness to follow laws and regulations concerning Tibetan Buddhist incarnation affairs.” Sophie Richardson, China Director of Human Rights Watch, narrating the…

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The World Movement for Democracy is alarmed by the ongoing harassment and recent threat of legal charges by the Cuban government against Ivan Hernández Carrillo, an independent labor and human rights activist in Cuba. The World Movement calls on the Cuban government to immediately drop its threat of charges against Hernández Carrillo, end arbitrary harassment, and respect Cuban citizens’ rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. Following nationwide protests that began on July 11, 2021, the Cuban government has intensified harassment of Hernández Carrillo, as well as fellow leaders of the Independent Trade Union Association of Cuba (‘ASIC’ for…

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Venture Capital entrepreneur Siddarth Pai termed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the ‘Startup Prime Minister’ at a roundtable interaction with representatives of Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds hosted by the Prime Minister, last evening.  The Venture Capital and Private Equity Fund representatives praised the Prime Minister for his leadership which has been a prime driving force behind the massive boost to the investment climate in the country.  The Prime Minister sought suggestions towards improving Ease of Doing Business in India, attracting more capital and furthering the reform process in the country.   He appreciated the practical suggestions received from the representatives…

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The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu urged all the stakeholders involved in journalism to introspect and take steps to prevent erosion of journalistic values and standards. He referred to the importance of providing undiluted and authentic news at a time when fake news, half-truths and misinformation were becoming increasingly commonplace on social media platforms. The Vice President made the remarks while presenting ‘ Keraleeyam-V K Madhavan Kutty Puraskaram-2020’ in different categories to four journalists at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas in Delhi. Emphasizing on the importance of objectivity, he said that news must not be coloured or slanted with views. Presenting news through…

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Defence Minitster Rajnath Singh launched ‘Rashtriya Ekta Geet’ composed by the National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets in 22 languages on the theme of National Integration during the grand finale of ‘Vijay Shrankhla aur Sanskrityon ka Mahasangam’ campaign in New Delhi. The mega event was conducted by NCC as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, which is presently being celebrated to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence. It comprised of honouring and felicitation of bravehearts of 1971 Indo-Pak War at 75 locations across the country under the NCC Vijay Shrankhla including live streaming on the Gallantry Award Portal. The campaign culminated today with ‘Sanskritiyon ka…

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Bhutan today confirmed it’s highest civilian award Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo or the Order of The Druk Gyalpo on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of it’s National Day.  Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first outsider to receive the highly coveted award.  Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lotay Tshering,  shared a tweet sharing the news with netizens, stating that “Overjoyed to hear His Majesty pronounce Your Excellency Modiji’s Narendra Modi name for the highest civilian decoration, Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo.” Moreover, the PMO Bhutan posted, “HM highlighted all the unconditional friendship and support Modiji extended over the years, particularly…

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