On Odisha government's claim that it also has its share in the Rs 9,734 crore rail budget allocation, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said there is not even an iota of truth in the State's claim.
Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Friday that the Narendra Modi-led government is willing to introduce stricter social media norms and all micro-blogging sites operating in the country must be held accountable.
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said he, on behalf of 4.5crore people of the State, expressed his gratitude towards the Prime Minister for scripting history by allocating such massive outlay to Odisha.
Train Accident In West Bengal: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Says Inquiry Initiated
Earlier, the Minister laid the foundation stone for the proposed track renewal project ahead of starting passenger train service to Balasore's Nilagiri.
"Bulli Bai", created on Github, popped up on January 1, with a number of pictures of women including journalists, social workers, students and famous personalities, accompanied by derogatory content.
The scheme is expected to usher in a new era in electronics manufacturing by providing a globally competitive incentive package to companies in semiconductors and display manufacturing as well as design. It will strengthen India's technological prowess in these areas of strategic importance and economic self-reliance.
Raising the issue of cybercrimes and children becoming victim of cyber bullying, Congress member Hibi Eden had noted that existing cyber laws were "quite weak" to deal with the problem.
Union Railways Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday (Aug 22), during his visit to Bolangir said that the Railway projects in Odisha will be given priority.
Vande Bharat Express will soon connect the pilgrim town Puri in Odisha. This information was share by Union Railways Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday (Aug 19).
The 'Jan Aashirwad Yatra' by the newly-inducted Union Ministers will be taken out in Odisha from August 19 to 22.
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that the average annual budget allocation in the railways for new lines, gauge conversion and doubling works, during 2014-19, has increased to Rs 26,026 crore per year from Rs 11,527 crore per year during 2009-14, which is 126 per cent more than average annual budget outlay of 2009-14.
In a move to prevent and deal with incidents of crime inside trains, the Ministry of Railways has approved works for the installation of CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) cameras in all train coaches including EMUs and passenger trains.
India's tally of COVID-19 infections rose by 39,097 in a day to reach 3,13,32,159, while 546 more people succumbed to the viral disease during the same period taking the death toll to 4,20,016 on Saturday, according to Union Health Ministry data.
TMC MP Shantanu Sen was suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the remaining period of the monsoon session after a motion moved by the government was passed by the House.