India Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced inviting new ideas from the people to set up the planning commission replacement begins on Tuesday, after announcing the closure of Planning Commission from the ramparts of the Red Fort during his maiden Independence Day address to the nation on 15th August. Modi has tweeted on his Official account on Tuesday that inviting you to share your ideas on what shape the new Institution to replace the Planning Commission can take. Meanwhile the government also planning to create a special open forum on the website mygov.nic.in for your suggestions on the new institution says Modi.Narendra Modi also tweeted that We envision the proposed Institution as one that caters to the aspirations of 21st century India and strengthens participation of the States. The new commission will serve by five members’ think-tank, which it will led by Suresh Prabhu. Modi has given a statement that We want a new body with a new soul to think about giving a new shape to the Planning Commission, where the new institute will begin working in place of Planning Commission.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced that immediate action will take to fill up of vacant posts 11,778 in primary and high schools and pre-university colleges. Siddaramaiah insists that the Central government has ordered to upgrade 66 primary schools to high schools this year and Tele-education program will be implemented in 1,000 rural schools in co-ordination with Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. The total of 9,511 teachers in primary schools, 1,137 in high schools and 1,130 in pre-university colleges are likely to be filled said Siddaramaiah on the 68th Independence Day in Bangalore. He added State Government is planning to provide education for everyone and around 1.68 lakh children has found out of school, which 99,000 children have been brought into various schools to assure education.Chief Minister also planning that the government intended to open generic drug stores across the state and taluk headquarters to provide drugs and medicines to patients at low cost. Siddaramaiah said Ayush Pushti Nutritious Biscuits will be provided to school children in angan wadis in Bagalkot and Bijapur districts. Meanwhile, under Rajiv Gandhi Rural Electrification Scheme over 1.16 lakh houses are belonging to below poverty line in nine districts, which it will be finished in six months.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi insists that his government wants to providing 24-hour power supply all around the country, where he was outlined his vision for infrastructure development with a nationwide network of roads, power transmission lines, power and water grids.Narendra Modi said he wants provide electricity all seven days a week, 365 days a year, 24 hours a day to every village across India, where he also dedicating to the nation 765 KV Solapur-Raichur transmission lines and four lining of Pune-Solapur section of NH-9. He also laid the foundation for four lining of Solapur-Maharashtra / Karnataka Border Section of NH-9.Modi also asked students and youth to check their monthly electricity bills and talk with your family members about how to bring down the consumption. Modi has showed concern of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan over power plants left over idle due to shortage of coal and gas in the state.Meanwhile, Roads and highways development will be major priority by his government drawing inspiration from the Golden Quadrilateral and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, which was launched by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
A woman allegedly encouraged her husband to 'rape' her friend in Bangalore, where the couple has been arrested by police on Saturday. According to Police report the woman and the other woman are close friends from past couple of years and they used to visit each other’s house regularly before the incident. Bangalore Police said the woman has forced her friend to have sex intercourse with her husband in her presence, the couple have allegedly threatened her friend that they will be killed her husband if she did not do so. On August 10, the woman allegedly forced her friend to repeat the act with her husband says Police. Meanwhile, the woman's friend has noticed to her husband after which both approached police on Saturday.
Ten thousand security personnel are deployed around the Red Fort on the eve of Independence Day celebrations, which it was the first time to increase security measures in the national capital. Around three km radius around the Red Fort will be completely sanitized as well as the entire route covered by CCTV cameras.Remote-controlled aerial vehicles will used for security and will be sought from the Indian Air Force. Intelligence agencies also sounded a high alert for Delhi during this Independence day weekend including a Special checking of vehicles at the border points is also scheduled. Traffic restrictions around the Red Fort on 15th August during the Independence Day celebrations, where Netaji Subhash Marg from Delhi Gate to Chatta Rail, Lothian Road from GPO Delhi to Chatta Rail, Link Road from Esplanade Road to Netaji Subhash Marg, SP Mukherjee Marg from HC Sen Marg to Yamuna Bazar Chowk and Chandni Chowk from Fountain to Red Fort Chowk including New Darya Ganj Road from Ring Road will be closed for general traffic from 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM and only VIP vehicles will be permitted.
The six-year-old boy was allegedly kidnapped from his house in Cottonpete area, while the kidnappers demanded Rs. 30 lakh for release. The police insists that son’s father has received a phone call from the kidnappers in a couple of hours demanding Rs. 30 lakh for boy’s release. Meanwhile, The Deputy Commissioner of Police Bangalore West Labhu Ram said special team has tracked the mobile number from which the call was made and able to recognize the location of the caller. The police team has surrounded the region and opened fire at the kidnappers, who have been identified as Dharmaram (23) and Jitendra (20).Labhu Ram said kidnappers have injured our two constables near Srirampura, after our repeated warnings. In our self-defence, police had to fire on the kidnapers legs injuring two criminals. The arrested kidnappers have been admitted in K.C. General Hospital, while two police constables Afsar Ali and Muni raju also injured in the incident.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh released a statement in the Lok Sabha that government has been working out a financial package to help the rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in consultation with the Jammu and Kashmir government and the affected persons. Rajnath Singh said government has already started the process, while the Centre allowed around Rs.500 crore in the budget for the purpose but the state government had sent a revised proposal of Rs.5,820 crore. He added around a total of 60,452 families of Kashmiri migrants have registered in India, which 38,119 are living in Jammu, 19,338 in Delhi and 1,995 in other states of the country.The Indian Home Minister Singh has rejected any link in between participation of Kashmiri Pandits in the controversial Kousar Nag Yatra and their rehabilitation. He added before the militancy attack in 1989, most of the devotees are used to visit the Kausar Nag lake located at an altitude of about 12,000 feet in Pir Panjal range in south Kashmir.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visit Leh on Tuesday said he had called for a global fight against terror and all humanitarian forces of the world should join to fight to stop. He added Pakistan has lost the strength to fight a conventional war, but continues to engage in the proxy war of terrorism said while addressing a speech to troops of Indian Army and the Indian Air Force on his maiden trip to Leh and Ladakh on Tuesday.Narendra Modi has become the first prime minister to visit Kargil after the 1999 war, where he had heard the sound of claps and when he came earlier heard the sound of guns. Modi also inaugurated the 44 megawatt Chatuk hydro-electric power project, which it will run-of-the-river project built on the Suru river in Kargil. He also said the National War Memorial is likely to be built and would inspire future generations of India.Narendra Modi was received by Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, governor N.N. Vohra, Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag and national security adviser Ajit Doval during his visit to Kargil.
After the rape of a 6-year-old school girl, parents has launched various citizen groups have made action for safety of children in schools. Report says Namma Bengaluru Foundation and group of parents of the East Bangalore school have launched a campaign to make the city safer for children, women and senior citizen. Namma Bengaluru Foundation CEO Sridhar Pabbisetty insists that our first goal of the Child Safe Bengaluru campaign is to improve the Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) in schools. He added security in schools is not enough with just CCTV cameras, where they want to look over innovative solutions. Sridhar Pabbisetty most of the schools don’t have Parent Teacher Associations and they like to put up regular teacher parent meeting.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has been celebrating 66th birth day on Thursday, where the several thousands of flexes and banners wishing him across the city, probably without the permission of BBMP. Meanwhile, several posters have seen at J C Road, Nrupatunga Road, Vidhana Soudha, BBMP Office, and Banashankari temple including Rajarajeshwarinagar, Rajajinagar and Vijaynagar. A senior BBMP official insists that the congress party workers Ramesh and Ravikumar have taken the permission to put up only 100 flexes each Indiranagar and Vidhana Soudha, where they have not received any application to put up flexes in the city. According to sources the Karnataka High Court had noticed last year that illegal flexes, banners, hoardings and posters within the city obstruct the view of drivers and increase of accidents. Later, the High Court has ordered to remove such type of posters celebrating politicians birthdays.BBMP staff sais they are always under pressure not to take out banners or posters with the photograph of a councilor or MLA or MP and no one can imagine the pressure over banners holding the Chief Ministers photo. District In-charge Minister Ramalinga Reddy said Chief Ministers also asked his workers and followers not to put banners and flexes in the city, as he will be out of Bangalore on his Birthday.
RJD president Lalu Prasad and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar have shared dais for the first time in 23-years, where both the leaders have to address the election meetings at Hajipur and Mohiuddinnagar on Monday. Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar will also join together to address three more election meetings at Narkatiaganj, Chhapra and Mohania on 17th August. Meanwhile the JD(U), RJD and Congress have confirmed to join together to contest by-election to 10 assembly seats in Bihar on 21st August. The former Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav will travel individually by road to election meeting on Monday afternoon, while both the leaders will join chopper on 17th August for their Narkatiaganj, Chhapra and Mohania campaign says RJD state president Ramchandra Purbey. Bihar State Congress chief Ashok Kumar Chaudhury insists that AICC general secretary in charge of state, CP Joshi is likely to join along with the two leaders at Narkatiaganj. Nitish Kumar has moved into his new residence on Sunday after chanting of hymns by Buddhist monks, now he is neighbor of Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi who stays just three blocks away at 10, Circular Road.The event joined by ministers Rajiv Ranjan Singh Lalan and Shyam Rajak, RCP Singh, Anil Sahni, MPs, besides party legislators and office-bearers, Aryabhatt Knowledge University pro-VC U K Mishra and ADRI member secretary Shaibal Gupta.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has inaugurated New Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital, located at village Raipur near Sohna in Gurgaon district of Haryana, he said the poor and rich people will get similar treatment facilities in this hospital, which includes 16-beds offering comprehensive services. Rahul Gandhi said the Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital would not wait for the patients to come, or the special team of hospital will visit the far flung areas to check their eye sight. He added small baby Mohsina was suffering from illness when doctors tested her, she is having poor eye sight an after treatment, her life has completely changed. The Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital will run by Rahul Gandhi Charitable Trust and it was the third eye hospital and the other two are in Amethi and Lucknow. A report says eye hospitals in Amethi and Lucknow have treated around 5 lakh patients and cataract surgeries performed over two lakh patients so far. The Chief Executive Officer of Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital and Research Center Dr. Anil Tara said the Rahul Gandhi Charitable Trust was founded in 2002 to help poor and addressing the development needs of the under privileged especially the rural poor. Rohtak MP Deepender Singh Hooda, Haryana Ministers Randeep Surjewala and Aftab Ahmed and MLA Rao Dharampal are also attended the inauguration event.