On Monday, 5th October 2020, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, had a telephonic conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about how India and Israel can collaborate in the post-COVID world.
Modi tweeted – “Spoke to my friend @IsraeliPM @netanyahu on phone. We discussed the expanding India-Israel cooperation against COVID-19. We also reviewed our initiatives in other areas like agriculture, water, and innovation.” They discussed the potential areas in which India and Israel can expand their cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, including research and development efforts in the fields of vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics.
Modi gave warm wishes to Netanyahu and the people of Israel on the Jewish New Year and the Jewish festival of Sukkot. Prime Minister’s Office in a press release said that both the leaders determined the progress in bilateral cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and also considered the importance of close cooperation in these important areas not only for the good of individuals of the two countries but also for the better good of humanity. The leaders additionally agreed to proceed holding common consultations to share assessments on rising regional and world challenges and alternatives and for offering steering to advance the shut and strong bilateral strategic partnership.
SC Reserves Order in Plea Against Narendra Modi’s Election from Varanasi
The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 18, 2020) refused to adjourn the appeal of dismissed BSF JAWAN TEJ Bahadur Yadav challenging Narendra Modi’s election from Varanasi in 2019.“No, we can’t adjourn the matter. You are abusing the process of law…you go ahead with the matter. We have already adjourned the matter many times. This is an important case that revolves around the unique office of the Prime Minister. You have made the Prime Minister the respondent. We cannot keep it pending...
Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) Not A 'Public Authority' Under RTI Act, 2005: PMO
Oct 24, 2020
Editor: Ekta Joshi
The Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was firstly instituted in 1948 with an appeal made by the then Prime Minister Late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru for public contributions to assist help towards the displaced persons from Pakistan. Later on, the fund was being utilized to help and support the people affected by natural calamities like flood, cyclone. Earthquake etc. The fund was also being in use for the people killed or injured in major road accidents or communal riots.Mr. Abhimanyu...