Tirath Singh Rawat was sworn in as Uttarakhand CM
Daily NEWS Summary | 10-03-2021; Garhwal’s Lok Sabha MP, Tirath Singh Rawat, was sworn in as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. The oath of office was administered to him by the Governor of Uttarakhand, Baby Rani Maurya, in the Raj Bhawan.
- Earlier today, Rawat was elected the new prime minister of Uttarakhand by the BJP legislative party in Dehradun following the resignation of Trivendra Singh Rawat on March 9.
- Tirath Singh Rawat, 57, was a director of the Uttarakhand BJP in 2013-2015 and was a member of the Legislative Council of Uttar Pradesh prior to the creation of Uttarakhand in 1997-2002.
- He served as a Member of Parliament for Uttarakhand in 2012-2017 and previously served as the State Minister of Education in 2000-2002.
- Tirath Singh Rawat, a longtime BJP member, was the dark horse in the race for Chief Minister, where the only thing clear was that the choice would fall to someone from the Rajput community.
- Tirath Singh Rawat is considered to be very close to the Union Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah, and was his close collaborator during the latter’s vistarak organizational strengthening program in 2016-2017, which took place over a period of 120 days.
Ambani Bomb Fear Case: Retired Crime Branch Senior Police Officer
Daily NEWS Summary | 10-03-2021; Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh has announced the withdrawal of Bombay police officer Sachin Vaze from the Criminal Intelligence Unit pending the completion of the investigation into the mysterious death of auto parts dealer Mansukh Hiran.
- In making the announcement to the Maharashtra Legislative Council, Deshmukh said that the state government would carry out an impartial investigation into Hiran’s death.
- Mansukh Hiran was in possession of the van that was found with explosives outside the home of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in South Mumbai on February 25, 2021.
- Police said the vehicle was stolen from Hiran’s possession on February 18, 2021.
- Further, the mystery deepened after the discovery of Hiran’s body, in a creek last Friday in neighboring Thane.
Haryana government rejects motion of no confidence
Daily NEWS Summary | 10-03-2021; The motion of no confidence filed by Congress against the BJP-Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) coalition government in Haryana was rejected by 55 votes to 32.
- Legislators voted on party principles with two independents – Meham MLA Balraj Kundu and Dadri MLA Sombir Sangwan – supporting the vote of no confidence.
- In the 90-member assembly, the BJP and JJP have 40 and 10 MLAs respectively, in addition to the support of five independents.
- Lone Haryana Janhit party MP Gopal Kanda, representing Sirsa, also voted in favor of the government.
- Congress has 30 MLAs. Two assembly seats in Ellenabad and Kalka were vacated earlier this year.
Kerala HC seeks the response of the center on a petition that questions the validity of the new IT rules
Daily NEWS Summary | 10-03-2021; The Kerala High Court on Wednesday requested the Center’s response to a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the new information technology rules (guidelines for intermediaries and code of ethics for digital media), 2021.
- Faced with the allegation filed by the digital medium “LiveLaw”, Judge PV Asha ordered the government not to take any coercive action against the petitioner for not complying with the provisions of Part III of the new legislation, which deals with the regulation of digital. media.
- The Delhi High Court sent an opinion to the Center on the same issue on Tuesday in response to another request.
- According to Livelaw’s petition, the rules notified on February 25 “impose on editors an unconstitutional three-tier structure of complaints and arbitration, which makes the executive both the complainant and the judge on vital issues of freedom of Expression involving hardware lock online”.
- According to the petition, the mechanism is arbitrary and violates the rule of law and the separation of powers, especially since there is no provision that allows aggrieved editors to appeal the decision of the Interdepartmental Committee composed only of members of the executive.
Mamata Banerjee Suffers Leg Injury While Campaigning In Nandigram, Alleges Conspiracy
Daily NEWS Summary | 10-03-2021; West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered a leg injury during her campaign in Nandigram on Wednesday. She alleged that when she greeted people, four or five people would surround her and push her.
- Banerjee was reportedly injured in the left foot. She was returning from a religious event in the Ranichak area of Nandigram when the incident occurred.
- Banerjee has been in Nandigram for two days.
- Earlier today, he submitted the application files to the Haldia Subdivision office to compete with Nandigram.
Parliamentary proceedings: LS and RS manage to pass a bill each amid the din
Daily NEWS Summary | 10-03-2021; For the third day in a row, both Houses of Parliament were barely able to do business, and the government refused to grant the opposition’s request to hold a debate on the farmers’ protest.
- Each house managed to pass a bill amid the din.
- The Lok Sabha passed the Second Delhi National Capital Territory Laws Bill (Amendment) (Special Provisions) and the Rajya Sabha passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill of 2021.
- In Rajya Sabha, the shock started early, with the first postponement coming just 17 minutes into the day’s session.
- President Venkaiah Naidu rejected opinions presented by Congressmen Deepender Hooda, Pratap Bajwa and Rajiv Satav, as well as Tiruchi Siva of DMK and Manoj K Jha of RJD calling for the suspension of companies to discuss the agitation of farmers.
Covid Update: The number of reported coronavirus cases in India stood at 1,12,83,767 at the time of publication of this bulletin, with a toll of 1,59,572.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN), a one-time non-passable health reserve fund from the health and education revenues of the Cessations lifted under article 136-b of the 2007 finance law.
- The main benefit of the PMSSN will be better access to universal and affordable health care thanks to the availability of resources allocated, while ensuring that the amount does not expire at the end of the fiscal year.