Friday, December 8, 2023

Maktoob Staff

Twitter India withholds Caravan, farmers’ protest accounts

Twitter India on Monday has withheld access to multiple accounts on the microblogging website including The Caravan Magazine and Kisan Ekta Morcha in response to unspecified '"legal demands."

Budget “a national monetisation plan — short hand for National Sell out,” says Cong

Taking a dig at the Union Budget 2021, Congress leaders said that budget was a "national monetisation plan -- short hand for National Sell out".
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Military takes power in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi detained

Myanmar’s military detained the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint and other top officials from the governing party on Monday, seizing power in a coup less than 10 years after it handed over power to a civilian government, reported news agencies.

WHO urges effective and fair use of COVID vaccines

With COVID-19 vaccines currently in scarce supply, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday pressed governments to prioritize inoculation of health workers and older persons, and to share excess doses with other nations.
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Journalist Mandeep Punia remanded in judicial custody for 14 days

Journalist Mandeep Punia who was manhandled and detained by Delhi Police on Saturday night while reporting ongoing farmers' agitation, was remanded to judicial custody till February 14 by a court here.

We will never agree to anything under pressure: Rakesh, Naresh Tikaits

Peasant leaders in Uttar Pradesh Rakesh Tikait and Naresh Tikait sunday said that the farmer leaders are committed to protect farmers' self respect and asserted that the farmers will never agree to anything under pressure.
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