Rajasthan govt introduces bills to negate impact of Centre’s farm laws

The Rajasthan government introduced three bills on Saturday to negate the impact of the farm laws recently enacted by the Centre. Parliamentary affairs minister Shanti Dhariwal introduced the Essential Commodities (Special Provisions and Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services (Rajasthan […]

Uttarakhand: Dharchula’s century-old Jauljibi Mela cancelled due to COVID-19

In view of COVID-19 outbreak, the Dharchula administration has decided to not organise century-old Jauljibi Mela, which was officially started in 1911. The fair is known for the sale of warm clothes and raw material. “Local traders have unanimously decided not to hold traditional Jauljibi Mela this year because teh life of people is more precious. This […]

Five Bangladeshis and 12 Indians apprehended by BSF for illegally crossing border

Five Bangladeshis and 12 Indian nationals were apprehended by Border Security Force personnel in separate incidents, for illegally crossing the Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal’s Nadia district, a statement issued by the paramilitary force said. Five Bangladeshis and 12 Indian nationals, including one tout, were apprehended by the border guards […]