Modi govt ‘betrayed’ farmers: Rahul slams Centre on farm laws | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Tuesday again attacked the Centre over the recently enacted agriculture-related legislations, saying the farmers gave the country food security, but the Modi government just “betrayed” them. The three farm bills — the Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020; the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of … Read more

Delhi, his second home, bids farewell to Paswan | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Life came to complete halt around 5 pm at 12 Janpath on Friday where former Union minister and prominent dalit leader Ram Vilas Paswan lived for more than three decades. Just half an hour back, his body was taken out of his official residence for Patna amid supporters shouting slogans for the departed … Read more

New agri laws are death sentence for farmers: Rahul Gandhi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Days after agriculture Bills were passed in the Parliament leading to protests by a number of farmer organisations and political parties in various states, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday called it ‘a death sentence’. “The agriculture laws are a death sentence to our farmers. Their voice is crushed in Parliament and outside. … Read more

We need more skilled homoeopathic doctors – Times of India

With Parliament giving its nod to two bills proposing quality and affordable medical education, the prospects for homoeopathy and the Indian system of medicine (ISM) are likely to increase. Earlier, the Rajya Sabha had passed the bills and now with Lok Sabha passing the National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Bill and the National Commission for … Read more

8 Rajya Sabha MPs suspended for a week for ‘unruly’ conduct | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Eight opposition members of the Rajya Sabha were suspended for a week on Monday for “unruly behaviour” during passage of the two farm bills on Sunday, with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu also rejecting the notice for a no-confidence resolution against deputy chairman Harivansh. The eight MPs, including Trinamool leader Derek O’Brien and Sanjay … Read more

NEP sets vision to implement equitable, vibrant education society: President Kovind – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The National Education Policy 2020 sets a vision to implement an “equitable and vibrant” knowledge society by providing quality education that meets the requirement of the 21st century, said President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. “The National Education Policy (NEP) aims to reorient our educational system towards meeting the needs of the 21st … Read more

We have to show ‘maximum flexibility’ in implementing NEP: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that “maximum flexibility” has to be shown in implementing the new National Education Policy (NEP) and all questions about it have to be addressed, as he asserted that it is not a government’s but the country’s education policy. Addressing the ‘Governors’ Conference on the Role of … Read more

Spend GDP’s 6 per cent on education, stresses President Kovind

NEW DELHI: The Centre and State governments will have to increase investment in research and innovation, said President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. “It is seen that investment in research and innovation in America is 2.8 per cent of the GDP, in South Korea, it is 4.2 per cent, and 4.3 per cent in Israel, … Read more