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, reminiscent of Dawood Ibrahim, was made within the Rajya Sabha on Saturday.
Through a Zero Hour point out, Sambit Patra of the BJD stated the federal government also needs to interact with the G-Eight nations to extend worldwide stress on Pakistan identical to its engagement with the US that mirrored within the current Indo-US joint asking Pakistan to make sure that no territory beneath its management was used for terrorist actions.
With worldwide stress constructing, and in an try to return out from the Financial Action Task Force’s gray listing, Pakistan not too long ago banned 88 terrorists, together with Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar and Dawood Ibrahim.
Patra stated whereas the Indian media had reported on the tackle and the belongings of Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan, the worldwide media hasn’t completed that.
The authorities ought to “escalate matter through engagement with international media”, he stated, 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 stated.
BSP supremo Mayawati had supported the federal government on the scrapping of Article 370 in August final 12 months in hope that the central insurance policies reminiscent of that on reservation would get totally applied in Jammu and Kashmir, she stated.
“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 stated.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu requested Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy to search out out if the rationale for the delay was administrative or resulting from pending census.
Priyanka Chaturvedi of the Shiv Sena sought that leisure within the age restrict for candidates from reserved classes in instructional 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 stated.
Derek O’Brien (TMC) wished the Central authorities to copy the West Bengal mannequin of paying money to artists and artisans to help 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 individuals in India and 7-Eight crore in nations reminiscent of Mauritius, the Maldives, Uganda, Surinam and Nepal.
Ahmed Patel of the Congress sought the structure of a activity power to border guidelines for conducting on-line lessons for schoolchildren and supply assist to these from the weaker sections of society who can not afford digital training mediums reminiscent of computer systems or smartphones.
KJ Alphons (BJP) wished the federal government to not decelerate the battle in opposition to Tuberculosis due to the coronavirus pandemic and as a substitute intensify monitoring for Tuberculosis instances.
YS Chowdary (BJP) sought measures for water conservation and administration to keep away from future disaster. PTI