Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday highlighted the landmark passage of the women’s reservation bill in Parliament’s new building as a transformative step for the nation while addressing the Rozgar Mela event.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur on Tuesday announced that veteran actor Waheeda Rehman will be conferred the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award for her stellar contribution to Indian cinema.
Police in Bengaluru Tuesday said they have made adequate bandobast and no protest or procession will be allowed amid a call for Bandh by farmer outfits to protest against an order by Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) to release 5000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu.
It’s most unfortunate that BJP and JD(S) are politicising the Cauvery issue, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said here on Tuesday, adding that the protest is neither in the interest of the state nor the people.
Tamil Nadu minister and DMK leader Udhayanidhi Stalin took a dig at the AIADMK and the BJP after the former decided to walk out from the NDA alliance. He said both parties may come together to contest elections again as “one is a robber and the another is a thief”.