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None from the Jaswant Singh family, which hails from western Rajasthan, has ever contested an election in eastern Rajasthan, the home ground of Raje and her parliamentarian son Dushyant Singh. Congress has nominated Manvendra hoping to encash the resentment of Rajputs against the CM for allegedly targeting his family and the community. Rajasthan goes to the polls on December 7.
Modi's day-long visit was intended to cement the opportunity provided by the victory of opposition candidate Solih after Yameen had imposed emergency, jailed judges and political opponents while cosying up to Chinese interests in return for Beijing's support to his unpopular regime. The PM was the only head of government or state to be invited to the event.
The recipient of the country's second-highest gallantry award, the Maha Vir Chakra, was diagnosed with blood cancer in August when he was in Canada. The 78-year-old, who had returned to India on November 10, breathed his last at 8.30am. Brigadier Chandpuri's cremation will be held with full military honours on Monday.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana — the secondary and tertiary care arm of the government-funded health insurance scheme — 2,32,592 beneficiaries received hospitalisation under in less than two months of its rollout on Sept 23, according to data compiled by the National Health Agency (NHA).
According to sources, government was keen to make Adhia the cabinet secretary, a position which would have ensured him a two year-term. The government also considered, sources said, the option of appointing the officer as the Comptroller and Auditor General after moving the current head of the federal auditor to J&K as governor. Both moves were dropped after Adhia declined to serve beyond November.
While Mumbai gully rapper Divine made his Bollywood debut with his ‘Paintra’ number, Delhi boy Prabh Deep’s debut album Class-Sikh climbed the charts on Apple Music in Oct. On Sunday, Divine, Smokey, DJ Ritviz and international acts like Diplo, will be performing at Delhi’s JLN Stadium. Now artists across the country are coming with wider audiences through the internet.
Barua’s nephew, Munna Barua, who has very good educational record and topped his diploma course in electoral engineering from his institute had joined Indian Oil Corporation at Digboi last December as an apprentice. Munna went with another youth from Dibrugarh, Abhijit Gogoi, who is US returned computer engineer and was working in Bangalore.