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Cops detained AAP leader for sealing drive

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City Police on Monday detained Aap Aadmi Party leader after lathi charged, during their 'Parliament March' as a protest against the sealing campaign by Municipal Corporation Delhi (MCD).


Answering to the Police action, AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj tweeted that MLAs and MCD councilors were protesting against sealing by MCD and Police beat up the female volunteers of AAP.

Senior AAP leaders including Ashutosh and Dilip Pandey have been detained from the situation.


PM’s police attacked elected MLAs, councilors and women protestors were protesting against the BJP action of sealing shops in various markets in the Capital. Are elected representatives treated such way, elsewhere in India? Tweeted Nagendra Sharma, Media Advisor to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

The sealing drive is being carried out by a Supreme Court-appointed Monitoring Committee against business establishments using residential properties for commercial purposes, and it is being implemented by the three BJP-led municipal corporations.

Saurabh Bharadwaj told media, BJP is solely responsible for the sealing drive for the past two months.

He also added that the Central government will have to change Master Plan 2021 for Delhi to put stoppage to the sealing drive, reports IANS.

 

Narendra Modi

Budget Session- PM asks to support triple talaq’ bill

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On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked all the political parties to help in passing the Triple talaq bill in the budget session at Parliament.


The budget session 2018 that started today is all geared to have a direct confrontation between the government and the opposition that includes criminalising Muslim practice of immediate talaq.


While speaking to the reporters, PM said despite all the possible ways that his government applied, the triple talaq bill could not be passed in the last session.


Continuing that he hoped for no politics on the issue as it relates to the rights of Muslim women, the Bill could not be passed.
The all-party meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar, besides leaders of opposition and other parties.


Lok Sabha, speaker Sumitra Mahajan had a dinner meeting with party leaders and said the leaders had assured her of their cooperation for the smooth functioning of the budget.


Addressing the floor leaders of the various parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Modi said the government accords importance to issues rose by the parties and urged their leaders to create a "constructive atmosphere for the national good".


Parliamentary Affair Minister Kumar termed the meeting “productive”, mentioned that the PM urged the party leaders to make the session successful.


"We are very hopeful that the bill which is going to negate 'talaq-e-Biddat' and pave the way for empowering Muslim women will be passed in the Rajya Sabha, too," he said.

With Agency Inputs