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12 opposition parties write to PM Modi suggesting measures to handle 'apocalyptic human tragedy'

New Delhi/IBNS: Twelve major opposition parties have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that the Centre takes immediate action to combat the massive second wave of Coronavirus which is creating havoc in the Asian country, leaving the heath structure overwhelmed and accounting for an unprecedented number of deaths.

Exempt oxygen tanks, Covid medicines from taxes: Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to waive tax on the import of medicines and equipment needed to fight the Covid pandemic.

Time has come to unite against BJP: Mamata Banerjee writes to Sonia Gandhi, other opposition leaders

New Delhi/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to ten key opposition leaders including Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi urging all to unite against the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP).

PM Modi reaches out to farmers with 8-page letter by Agriculture Minister

New Delhi/IBNS: In a big attempt to reach out to the protesting farmers, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has released an 8-page letter on Thursday urging for dialogue to solve the stalemate over the Centre's contentious farm laws. The letter was shared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an urge to countrymen to read it.

Opposition plans nationwide protest against farm bills, Mamata Banerjee shames Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Opposition parties and farmers' groups across the country, including the Congress and the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), have announced plans to launch rigorous protests against the two controversial farm bills cleared by the Modi government in Rajya Sabha on Sunday.

Don't sign farm bills: Eighteen opposition parties urge President in letter

New Delhi/IBNS: Eighteen opposition parties have written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind requesting him to not sign the farm bills that were passed by the government in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot writes to PM Modi alleging attempts to destabilise his govt

Jaipur/IBNS: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who is facing a crisis from the rebel leaders in his state, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday alleging attempts to bribe Congress MLAs to topple his government.

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi demanding OBC reservation in NEET

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates under All India Quota in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to State/UT Medical Education Institutions.

Bill Gates 'commends' PM Modi's leadership in combating Coronavirus

New Delhi/IBNS: Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi praising his 'commendable' role in combating the deadly Coronavirus, which has infected more than 20,000 people in India including 652 deaths.

Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi over central ministerial teams' visit to WB, calls it breach of protocol

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to send two Inter-Ministerial Central Teams (IMCT) to her state was done without prior intimation and therefore was a breach of protocol.

Inappropriate to judge another country's legislature: LS Speaker writes to EU Parliament over anti-CAA resolution

New Delhi/IBNS: A a day after 600 of its 751 European Union Parliament members moved six resolutions on the Citizenship Amendment Act, expressing concern that it would create the "largest statelessness crisis in the world", Lok sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday wrote to its President stating that is is not proper for a legislature to pass judgement on another.

WB Guv writes to Mamata Banerjee over govt's stance on NPR

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Friday said he was surprised to know that he was not being informed about the state government's decision to stay the preparation and updating of the National Population Register (NPR).

Sonowal writes letter to Rail Ministry to put Majuli, Barpeta on rail map

Guwahati, Jan 5 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal shot off a letter to Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohian to immediately link Majuli and Barpeta to rail network.

Actress Gautami writes to PM about 'unanswered questions' on Jaya's death

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IBNS): South Indian actress Gautami Tadimalla has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to lack of transparency related to J Jayalalithaa's treatment and death.

Use of ink for money exchange will create confusion at the time of voting : EC to Govt

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IBNS) : Expressing concern over the Government directive for the use of indelible ink for cash exchange following the notes ban, the Election Commission has told the Government that the move should not affect the "election process in any manner", reports said.