New Delhi, September 19
Demand for the federal government escalating its engagements with the worldwide media to construct a worldwide opinion in opposition to Pakistan for sponsoring cross-border terrorism and harbouring fugitives, akin to Dawood Ibrahim, was made within the Rajya Sabha on Saturday.
Through a Zero Hour point out, Sasmit Patra of the BJD mentioned the federal government also needs to have interaction with the G-Eight nations to extend worldwide stress on Pakistan similar to its engagement with the US that mirrored within the current Indo-US joint asking Pakistan to make sure that no territory underneath its management was used for terrorist actions.
With worldwide stress constructing, and in an try to come back out from the Financial Action Task Force’s gray checklist, Pakistan just lately banned 88 terrorists, together with Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar and Dawood Ibrahim.
Patra mentioned whereas the Indian media had reported on the deal with and the property of Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan, the worldwide media hasn’t carried out that.
The authorities ought to “escalate matter through engagement with international media”, he mentioned, including it also needs to use Parliamentarian simply because the US administration associates with senators.
BSP Rajya Sabha member Rajaram raised the problem of solely two per cent reservation being supplied to the OBCs and eight per cent to the SCs in Jammu.
This, regardless of the OBCs constituting 35 per cent of the inhabitants within the area, and the SCs 17 per cent, was unfair, he mentioned.
BSP supremo Mayawati had supported the federal government on the scrapping of Article 370 in August final yr in hope that the central insurance policies akin to that on reservation would get totally applied in Jammu and Kashmir, she mentioned.
“But even after more than a year, the reservation for OBCs is stuck at two per cent and that for SCs at eight per cent, well below the national average,” she mentioned.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu requested Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy to seek out out if the rationale for the delay was administrative or as a result of pending census.
Priyanka Chaturvedi of the Shiv Sena sought that leisure within the age restrict for candidates from reserved classes in academic establishments and jobs be additionally prolonged to these from the economically weaker sections (EWS).
“The EWS is provided 10 per cent reservation but no relaxation in the age limit is given to them,” she mentioned.
Derek O’Brien (TMC) wished the Central authorities to copy the West Bengal mannequin of paying money to artists and artisans to assist the casual sector forward of the festive season.
Neeraj Shekhar (BJP) demanded inclusion of the Bhojpuri language within the eighth Schedule as it’s spoken by 20 crore folks in India and 7-Eight crore in international locations akin to Mauritius, the Maldives, Uganda, Surinam and Nepal.
Ahmed Patel of the Congress sought the structure of a job drive to border guidelines for conducting on-line courses for schoolchildren and supply assist to these from the weaker sections of society who can not afford digital training mediums akin to computer systems or smartphones.
KJ Alphons (BJP) wished the federal government to not decelerate the struggle in opposition to Tuberculosis due to the coronavirus pandemic and as an alternative intensify monitoring for Tuberculosis circumstances.
YS Chowdary (BJP) sought measures for water conservation and administration to keep away from future disaster. PTI