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There is no precedent of this particular strain of the Corona virus and hence, any projections of its impact can at best be treated as intelligent guesses. Predictive numbers need to be relied upon with great caution. What the current scenario shows about likely impacts on India? The pandemic has made a frontal attack on the supply side of the economy. Once, the supply shock has deepened, the stress on the supply side would spill into the demand side as money would cease to enter people’s wallets due to work-stoppages, layoffs, loss of jobs or even long-term unemployment.

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Mudda panellists debated intensely on the poor health services in Uttar Pradesh and felt that the Yogi government must take up the issue seriously The recent Supreme Court observations on the deteriorating health services in Uttar Pradesh has come at a time when the Yogi Adityanath’s government is engaged in painting saffron colour on state transport buses, the state assembly building and imposing NCERT syllabus on madrasas.

“Recruit doctors, ensure better management in hospitals” - Views on news

The apex court recently observed that a large number of deaths were reported from UP as a result of poor health services. It had lashed out at the state government for neglecting the issue APN’s popular debate-show, Mudda, took up the issue on November 1. The panellists participating in the show were Govind Pant Raju, the consultant editor at APN; SK Sharma, former IAS officer; Dr. Raju said that the lack of health services in the state was a violation of Right to Life. Sharma suggested that the root cause of the problem is poor solid waste management. Dr. Special Report on News, Special Report on Special Cases- IL. “No attempt to belittle Sardar Patel” - Views on news. Mudda panellists concur that the country’s first home minister is above caste or regional considerations and should not be dragged into poll politics Flagging off the “Run For Unity” on the occasion of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a swipe at the Congress, without naming the party, by saying that previous governments had ignored Patel’s legacy of nation-building.

“No attempt to belittle Sardar Patel” - Views on news

“Some people tried to ensure the contribution of Sardar Patel is forgotten,” Modi said. Known as the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress, who fought alongside Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru for India’s Independence. After the country attained freedom in 1947, he was appointed as India’s first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, and played a vital role in the integration of numerous princely states into the Dominion of India.

—Compiled by Niti Singh Bhandari. “As we talk about global village, Art 35A seems outdated” - Views On News. Mudda panellists unanimously agree that the Article is draconian and discriminates against the women of J&K Article 35A empowered the J&K constitution to define “permanent residents” of the state.

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It was added to the Constitution through “Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954,” issued by the President under Article 370. The issue is politically volatile as it involves the “special status” provided to the state. As the Supreme Court took up a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35A, the matter was up for debate in various circles.

APN’s popular debate show, Mudda, took up the issue with panellists Surendra Rajput of the Congress; Ashwini Upadhyay of the BJP; Amir Haider of the CPI; Col Fasi Ahmed, defence expert; Kusum Sehgal, senior journalist; Kamal Haq, J&K expert; MC Dhingra, senior advocate; and Govind Pant Raju, consultant editor APN. Col Fasi Ahmed said that it is a draconian Act. —Compiled by Niti Singh Bhandari.

“As we talk about global village, Art 35A seems outdated” - Views On News. Latest Economy News & updates, World Economy News- IndiaLegal. “No step taken by UP govt to restore Taj to heritage list” - Views on news. Mudda panel discusses Yogi’s damage control visit to Agra, BJP’s decision to celebrate Maharaja Hari Singh’s signing of the instrument of accession of J&K on Oct 26 as Kashmir Vilay Diwas It began with the removal of the Mughal-era monument from the state tourism department booklet.

“No step taken by UP govt to restore Taj to heritage list” - Views on news

However, days after BJP politician Sangeet Som’s controversial remark that it was a “blot on Indian history”—another party leader said that its real name is Tejo Mahal, as told by historian PN Oak—Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath visited the Taj Mahal, ostensibly to promote the Swachh Bharat Mission, though experts termed it a damage control move.

Thursday’s edition of Mudda, APN’s daily current affairs debate show, discussed it. Moderated by Anant Tyagi, the guests were BJP spokesperson Chandrabhushan Pandey, Congress spokesperson Surendra Rajput, Samajwadi Party leader Manoj Yadav, historian Ravi Bhatt and APN’s consulting editor Govind Pant Raju. “NPA under BJP rule 8 lakh cr, was 36K cr under UPA” - Views on news. Mudda panel divided on whether EC announcement of Gujarat election date was motivated, feels BJP may lose seats this time around The Election Commission’s announcement of the date of the Gujarat assembly elections and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s declaration of his plan to pump in a huge sum of money to revive the banking system so as to tackle the NPA accounts and slew of upcoming development projects, including a nationwide road network, were discussed during Mudda, a popular show on the APN news channel.

“NPA under BJP rule 8 lakh cr, was 36K cr under UPA” - Views on news

The Union cabinet has approved a massive recapitalisation plan for public sector banks worth Rs 2.11 lakh crore. Latest Court News: Supreme Court News, High Court News- IndiaLegal. “Gujarat polls becoming a prestige issue for parties” - Views on news. At Mudda debate, rivals put up brave front but nervousness visible, BJP blames Congress for sparking Patidar agitation, Cong criticises frequent yatras by prime minister in state As the battle royale in Gujarat hots up, there is no end to the spate of allegations and counter-allegations being traded between the rivals.

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Patidar leader Narendra Patel alleged that he had been offered Rs 1 crore by the BJP to join. Following this development, Nikhil Savani, another Patidar leader and former aide of Hardik Patel, quit the BJP, saying he was “dismayed” by news of the saffron party offering money to Opposition leaders. Earlier, the BJP had to eat humble pie when Congress leader Ahmed Patel bagged the Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat. The state elections, scheduled for the end of this year, have managed to unnerve the ruling BJP and Congress leaders are making efforts to woo the voters. Haider said the allegation of bribe needed to be investigated. Raju said credit must be given where it’s due. Latest Court News In India and Trending Legal News - IndialegalLive. “CBI shouldn’t file SLP to reopen Bofors case” - Views on news. Mudda examines the investigating agency’s latest move as BJP leader feels it will lead to the case continuing endlessly The CBI should not file an SLP (special leave petition) in the Supreme Court to reopen the Bofors payoffs case as it will further delay the over-30-year-old case, BJP leader and advocate Ajay K Agrawal has said.

“CBI shouldn’t file SLP to reopen Bofors case” - Views on news

Agrawal had filed an SLP, challenging the order passed by the Delhi High Court on May 31, 2005, in the Bofors matter. “General Electric spent billions cleaning Hudson river” - Views on news. Mudda examines why some people put commerce and enjoyment ahead of health and environment, resulting in mixed success of the apex court’s firecracker ban on Diwali With the Supreme Court ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR proving to be unsuccessful after certain quarters of the capital went ahead with bursting their fireworks on Diwali, the Mudda panel discussed the trade-off between public health and commerce pertaining to the activity and how the top court’s ruling was misused by jingoistic elements to create a communal rift.

“General Electric spent billions cleaning Hudson river” - Views on news

Friday’s edition of the popular debate show on APN tried to understand why people continue to ignore the growing reality of air pollution and worry more about commerce and recreation. Anant Tyagi hosted the debate, with environmentalist DK Singh, BJP’s Sudesh Verma, health specialist Dr Narsingh, spiritual leader HS Rawat, COTAI deputy president Niranjan Poddar, Congress’ Ajay Verma and APN consulting editor Govind Pant Raju in attendance. “Use state funds to better infra at BRD Hospital” - Views on news. Mudda discusses rationale of Ayodhya’s grand Diwali celebration with two lakh lamps, appropriateness of Tathagata Roy’s tweet on cracker sale ban in National Capital Region Ayodhya is celebrating a Diwali from ‘Treta Yug’ this year by lighting about two lakh earthern lamps; thus all set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s procession in the city will start with a Mokshadayani walk from Kanchan Bhavan and will include visits to several temples.

Adityanath would also lay foundation stone for projects worth Rs 133 crore sanctioned under the Swadesh Darshan scheme. Wednesday’s edition of Mudda, APN’s daily current affairs show discussed the political ramifications of the issue. Moderated by Anant Tyagi, the guests were BJP spokesperson Chandrabhushan Pandey, Congress spokesperson Surendra Rajput, Hindu spiritual leader Dr Krishna Mohan and expert on Muslim affairs Ajmal Khan. “BJP afraid to abandon Hindutva as Cong will usurp it” - Views on news. Mudda panel discusses survey by Pew Research Center on how Indians vote, wonders why Ayodhya behind in development race despite being a talking point Monday’s edition of Mudda discussed the new survey by Pew Research Center which disclosed some surprising results about what Indians think of their government. The survey revealed that more than four-fifths of Indian citizens trust in the present government. It also revealed that a majority of Indians are in favour of military rule and autocracy.

More than one-fourth of the people want a strong leader. The show was moderated by Anant Tyagi. Omkar Nath Singh disagreed that Indians wanted an autocratic government. On the finding that the popularity of Modi is intact, Singh said that Modi has failed to fight fear, hunger and corruption. “Why launch bullet train when farmers committing suicide?” Panellists debate who’s ahead in Gujarat, slam Sangeet Som over his statement on Taj The term of the Gujarat Assembly will expire on January 22, 2018.

The Election Commission has declared that voting for electing the new Assembly will be held before December 18 this year. The BJP has won every assembly election in the state since 1995. This time, however, the Congress fancies its chances, Narendra Modi being away at the Centre. It’s a prestige battle for the Congress and the BJP, and neither of these parties is taking any chances. Ajay Verma said that when the Congress had proposed a GST regime with a 14 percent slab, the issue had created a stir.

Ashok Thakur said that no matter how many visits Rajul Gandhi makes to Gujarat, the Congress will not go beyond the 50-seat mark. “Better economic policy needed to solve hunger” - Views on news. Mudda discusses India’s poor performance on the global hunger index, BJP’s desperation to win Gujarat election Friday’s edition of the APN debate show, Mudda, discussed India’s food problem after the country ranked 100th out of 119, falling three positions on the global hunger index. India has performed worse than Bangladesh, North Korea and Iran. The show was moderated by Anant Tyagi.

Panellists included Sanjay Singh from BJP, Ajay Verma from Congress, social worker Vishal Singh, Manoj Yadav from Samajwadi Party, economist Aman Agrawal and APN consulting editor Govind Pant Raju. Sanjay Singh held the country’s growing population as the reason behind the pressure on resources. According to Vishal Singh, the biggest problem is that policymakers have constantly failed to implement their plans on the ground level. Rift remains in the SP’s first family: Mudda - Views on news. Debate analyses optics at the Lohia death anniversary function in Uttar Pradesh, feels that father and son may be closer, but uncle is still outside the fold though he has little choice save return The two leading members of the Samajwadi Party’s first family was seen together in public after a long time when party chief Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav met at the death anniversary of Dr Ram Manohar Lohia at the Lohia Park in Lucknow on Thursday.

However, uncle Shivpal was left alone at the Lohia Trust office which Mulayam visited only briefly and Akhilesh avoided. “Concise, well-devised plan needed to boost economy” - Views On News. Panelists discuss the economic fallout of note ban and GST; also discuss whether the firecracker sales ban by the Supreme Court in NCR was not extreme and the likelihood of its success Economists and critics have started mounting pressure on the government, saying that the promise of a good economic growth looks shaky.

World Bank, in its report, has said that India’s economic momentum has been affected by disruptions from the withdrawal of bank notes and uncertainties around the Goods and Services Tax (GST). “Needed, a probe into Jay Shah’s assets, PSU loan to his co” - Views on news. Panellists feel that a thorough investigation is needed to bring more clarity, as party spokespersons get into war of words with each other With news circulating that BJP president Amit Shah’s son, Jay Shah has seen a dramatic increase in his business turnover since Narendra Modi became prime minister, the heat is on for the BJP.

Following publication of the report by digital media outlet The Wire, Jay Shah, owner of Temple Enterprise Private Ltd, slapped a Rs 100-crore defamation suit on the website. A fierce war of words has now begun between the ruling party and the Congress, with AAP and others also joining in. APN’s popular debate show Mudda also took up the issue with panelists Shahzad Poonawala of the Congress, Jitendra Tiwari of the RSS, political expert Ravindra Singh and consulting editor Govind Pant Raju participating. Poonawala pointed out that it’s wrong to say that The Wire has not written on Vadra.

Compiled by Niti Singh Bhandari. “BJP wins polls only on religion, caste cards” - Views on news. Mudda panel discusses party’s game plan for 2019 general election BJP president Amit Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani have challenged Congress vice-president and Lok Sabha MP from Amethi, Rahul Gandhi, to retain his home constituency in the 2019 general elections. “GST has had a negative impact on the economy” - Views on news. Mudda panel agrees GST implementation is hurting the country, especially business community. Amazing fun facts from the World, Amazing Facts- IndialegalLive.

Amazing fun facts from the World, Amazing Facts- IndialegalLive. “We supported GST but were let down by process” - Views on news. Mudda highlights traders’ concerns, wonders if government too late to start addressing them by rethinking GST The GST Council met on Friday to discuss ways to provide relief to small traders who are protesting against the hasty implementation of Goods and Services Tax, better known as GST. Simultaneous polls a good idea hard to implement - Views on news. What happens if a party opposes BJP in state, but supports it in the centre, asks Mudda panellist.

“How do we fight citizens who shelter terrorists?” - ViewsOnNews. Mudda speakers ponder ramifications of BSF camp attack. “Gandhi, Shastri ideals are forgotten now” - Views on news. Mudda panellists feel that sacrifices and high ideals have been replaced by hollow sloganeering. “Who is VC Tripathi to settle the matter?” - Views on news. APN show discusses the BHU incident in which police cracked down on a group of women students protesting peacefully for their rights after their classmate had been groped on campus by bikers.

"Surgical strikes isolated Pakistan, was a gamechanger" - Views On News. Year on, Mudda examines effect of Army attack along Pak border, concludes it resulted in positive change. Online Bhojpuri News Channel, Bhojpuri Samachar and Videos- GahnaLive. PHOTO GALLERY. “PM should accept demonetisation was a failure” - Views on news. Legal Opinion News by Experts, Opinion on Legal Matters- IndialegalLive. “Low-intensity war on border with Pak” - Views on news. “PM tweets on everything, why not on BHU lathicharge?” - Views on news. Latest Environmental News, Science & Technology News- IndiaLegalLive. What We Do Know and Don’t about Facebook’s New Political Ad Transparency Initiative - ViewsOnNews. “Modi is fooling the people of Varanasi” - Views on news. Media Watch: The Ghosh Ghost, Anchor Wars, Modi Effect, Foreign Hand - ViewsOnNews.

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Judiciary must work to reduce pendency on a war footing - viewsonnewsonline. “Politicians state they’re in social service, how come they are so rich?” - viewsonnewsonline. “India must seek to amend extradition treaty” - viewsonnewsonline. RIP, Gauri Lankesh, outspoken anti-establishment writer and fearless mind - viewsonnewsonline. Latest Legal News updates and Legal Issues of India - IndiaLegalLive. “Is India going to profile refugees on the basis of religion?” "China had no option but to join stance against terrorism” - viewsonnew. “BRICS victory shows India can boldly talk at global fora” -Viewsonnewsonline. “Cabinet rejig is reward and punishment” - viewsonnewsonline. Media Watch: Has another online news venture bitten the dust? - viewsonnewsonline. Mudda: BJP turns focus on non-Hindi states - viewsonnewsonline.