Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicJitendra Singh

Topic: Jitendra Singh

Govt’s ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate’ festival begins, showcasing India’s science successes since 1947

The week-long, countrywide festival was inaugurated by Union Science & Technology Minister Jitendra Singh at Vigyan Bhavan Tuesday. Exhibitions will be spread across 75 locations.

India uses drones for humanity, Pakistan for dropping explosives: Union minister Jitendra Singh

Singh, the Udhampur MP and MoS in the Prime Minister's Office, launched a drone Saturday to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to areas along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

Reviewing implementation of RTI Act provisions an ongoing process, govt tells Lok Sabha

In a written reply, MoS for Personnel Jitendra Singh said there have been constant efforts to streamline and strengthen existing mechanisms for effective implementation of the RTI Act.

PM Modi a remarkable example of person with scientific temper: Union minister Jitendra Singh

Speaking at a science event, Singh said scientific temper is much more important than scientific qualification. He also said Gandhi’s ‘ahimsa’ was a ‘silent biological warfare’.

ISRO to aid development projects in Northeast through satellite imaging, other technology

Union minister Jitendra Singh Wednesday said that ISRO is already monitoring and geo-tagging 67 projects at 221 sites in all eight states in a first-ever such undertaking.

Not farmers but ‘farm-grabbers’ may lose land, says Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh defended the new farm laws while participating in a special programme of PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi digitally addressed by PM Modi.

Congress’ Divya Spandana returns to social media politics with Twitter jibe at BJP ministers

Actor-turned-politician Divya Spandana questions ministers Jitendra Singh and Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling on PM CARES Fund.

J&K seeing last phase of militancy, security situation will soon change, says Union minister

In a Facebook Live session, Union minister Jitendra Singh says J&K leaders in custody were not under 'house arrest', rather they were 'house guests'.

Domicile law for J&K coming ‘very soon’, assures Jitendra Singh as concerns grow

After the scrapping of Article 370, there has been an increasing demand for a domicile law to protect the interests of landowners and unemployed youth.

CBI booked 56 politicians in last 3 years, but yet to file FIR against 11 of them

MoS Jitendra Singh tells Rajya Sabha CBI has registered a total of 160 cases and preliminary inquiries against officials and politicians in last three years.

On Camera

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Vehicles travel along near-empty roads during a lockdown due to Covid in Shanghai, China | Representational image | Bloomberg

China’s economy slump shows no sign of bottoming out in May

The weakness in the gauge — the worst since the early months of the pandemic — reflects the lingering effects of large-scale lockdowns despite recent progress toward reopening.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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