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Your Day by day Wrap: Jagdeep Dhankhar is subsequent Vice-President, Avinash Sable wins historic silver in CWG steeplechase; and extra

Telangana Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekar Rao has stated he would boycott Sunday’s Niti Aayog assembly to protest “the Centre’s perspective”, lamented that “crucial” federalism had changed cooperative federalism, and objected to PM Narendra Modi “dismissing welfare schemes as freebies”. Accusing the Centre of failing to fulfil its guarantees, Rao questioned what the Niti Aayog had achieved prior to now eight years. “It seems that the NDA authorities just isn’t bothered in regards to the Niti Aayog and there’s no level in attending the assembly,” he stated.

Every week after the Delhi authorities introduced its determination to scrap its new liquor coverage, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia stated he has written to the CBI requesting a probe into what he stated was a sudden change in former lieutenant governor Anil Baijal’s determination to open outlets in unauthorised colonies. The change within the L-G’s determination prompted “hundreds of crores of losses” to the Delhi authorities, Sisodia stated at a press convention as we speak. Sisodia’s letter comes on a day Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena suspended and initiated disciplinary proceedings towards former excise commissioner Arava Gopi Krishna (IAS officer) and deputy commissioner Anand Tiwari over their alleged involvement within the corruption within the formulation and implementation of Delhi Excise Coverage 2021-22.

As a number of components of the nation report a rising pattern in Covid-19 instances, the Central authorities has requested Delhi and 6 different states to ramp up testing, vaccination and promote Covid-appropriate behaviour. In a letter to Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Telangana, Union Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan stated the upcoming festivals and mass congregations could probably improve the transmission of the virus, including that the states should intently monitor the districts reporting greater instances, positivity charges and clusters to forestall additional unfold of an infection.

On Day 9 of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games, India’s Avinash Sable received silver medal in males’s 3000m steeplechase occasion, whereas Priyanka Goswami scripted historical past as she turned the primary Indian girl to win a medal in race stroll with a silver in 10,000m occasion. In the meantime, the Indian girls’s cricket staff beat England to succeed in the finals. Observe our reside protection right here.

Political Pulse

Congress MP A Revanth Reddy’s position because the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president has come below intense scrutiny with a revolt breaking out towards his management within the state Congress. Barely three days after the resignation of Munugode MLA Komatireddy Raj Gopal Reddy from the Congress, the AICC’s spokesperson Dr Dasoju Sravan introduced his determination to give up the get together Friday night time. He additionally blamed Revanth Reddy for his exit from the grand previous get together which has been lurching from one disaster to a different in Telangana forward of the state Meeting elections due subsequent 12 months. Sreenivas Janyala studies.

This Parliament session is proving to be simply what the physician ordered for Raghav Chadha, a Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab. On Friday, Chadha launched a Personal Member’s Invoice searching for a laws guaranteeing MSP. Earlier than that, Chadha met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hunt withdrawal of 12% GST on guesthouses close to the Golden Temple. Subsequently, on Thursday, the Central Board of Oblique Taxes and Customs rolled again the order. All these measures are anticipated to assist Chadha who has been on the centre of a row since July when the Bhagwant Singh Mann authorities constituted a brief committee to advise it and anointed him its chairman. Whereas it stays to be seen if Chadha may reverse the dangerous information coming his approach with the Invoice on MSP, it’s a good problem to position his bets on.

Categorical Defined

The BJP-led central authorities’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ marketing campaign has revived discussions across the relationship of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the BJP’s ideological mentor, with the nationwide flag. Whereas Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on August 3 questioned why did “the RSS not hoist the Tricolour at its headquarters for 52 years”, the BJP hit again, saying Independence Day celebrations “shouldn’t be politicised”. What’s the newest controversy about, why didn’t the RSS hoist the Tricolour at its Nagpur headquarters for 50 years, and why had MS Golwalkar, the second RSS Sarsanghchalak, known as the adoption of the Tricolour “only a case of drifting and imitating”? We clarify.

Twitter’s high-stakes authorized battle towards a number of the Indian authorities’s content material blocking orders is now below highlight in one other courtroom case — that of the corporate’s lawsuit towards Tesla CEO Elon Musk over retracting his $44 billion bid to purchase the social media big. Musk has accused Twitter of hiding its lawsuit in India from him and that its actions may jeopardise its enterprise within the nation. What’s Twitter’s authorized case in India? Learn right here.

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