Summary of The Hindu 6th FEBRUARY 2024

With 47 votes , Chamapi wins the floor test .

The New Chanoai Soren govt won the trust vote on the floor of Jharkhand Assembly on Monday , after 47 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha led alliance , legislator voted for the motion and 29 against it.

Ex CM Hemant Soren said he will quit politics if anybody proves he forged land documents .

Months before Lok Sabha Poll , Lord Ram  Looms large in UP’s ₹7.36 lakh crore budget

Highlights from UP’s “ Lok Mangal”  budget :

     The budget amount thisbyear was ₹ 7.6  lakh crore which is 6.6 % higher than last year’s ₹6.9 lakh crore .

     ₹ 24, 863 crore worth of new scheme announced.

     ₹1000 crore for youths to set up micro industries. , ₹2600 crore for Mahakumbh 2025 .

     ₹1000 crore for primary schools ,governement schools makeover .

     ₹1000 crore to distribute free sweaters , shoes and bags around  2 crore schoolchidren from school 1 to 8 .

     ₹4000 crore for distribution of tablets /smartphone for students

     ₹1150 crore for Noida International Airport in Jewar , ₹150 crore for expansion of Exisiting airport in Ayodhya. 

     ₹2057 crore for Ganga Expressway project  , ₹952 crore for establishing health and wellbess center’s. .

     ₹460 crore for establishing three new agro related schemes .

Kerala budget focusses on private investment

Kerala’s Finance Minister KN Balagopal in his budget speech says Kerala is on the cusp of becoming a subsrise economy , he proposes Chinese model of special economic zones , for tapping of Vinzhinzham sea project , and a ‘ new ‘ assured pension system for govt employees.

Chandigarh election a mockery of democracy , say SC .

The Supreme  Court gave the BJP victory at the Chandigarh mayor elections a jolt , threatening to order a fresh elections after a video played in open Courtroom on Monday showed the Returning officer “ obviously defacing “ ballot papers while taking stealthy glaces , at the camera overhead like a “ fugitive “ .

Earlier a video had emerged in social media and news channels in which a person could be seen  writing on ballot papers  and looking at the Camera , the person was later joined by a BJP member.  AAP members had alleged that eight ballot papers were made useless through this .

BJP got 16 votes while INDIA bloc got 12 votes , as 8 Polls were invalidated. 

Quad summit more likely after US polls in November : envoy

US ambassador Eric Garcetti during Jaipur Literary festival said that QUAD summit  is more likely after US polls in November  , citing busy schedule of Joe Biden because of elections .

QUAD this year will be hosted by India , Earlier India tried to organise QUAD in January but failed because US president was unwilling to visit India in January due to  home engagements .

Indians win big at Grammys : Shakti takes home honor

At 2024 Grammy Awards Five artist from country won awards ,

Jakir Hussain won three awards  at this year’s Grammy .

Flautist Rakesh Chaurasia won three awards , Violinist Ganesh Rajgopalan and percussionist Gnaesh Vinayakraman won one Grammu each , at the  Grammy , at a glittering ceremony held at Sunday night .

Shakti won the 2024 award for best global music album for This moment .  The album features four Indians as well as it’s founding member the British guitarist ,John McLaughlin

Praise for PM Modi

In his post on X PM praised all five recipients and wrote that this shows their “ exceptional  talent and dedication to music “ .

Plea for ASI survey of all. remaining cellars in Gyanvapi mosque

Days after Varanasi Court gave permission to Hindu side to worship in Gyanvapi Mosque , A new Petiton was filed by Hindu side on Monday in Varanasi court  to allow ASI to conduct survey of remaining cellars inside the disputed structure .

The court will hear the matter on Tuesday .

World

Myanmar forces flee into Bangladesh even after clashes

Nearly a hundred members of Myanmar’s Border Guards have fled their posts and taken shelter in Bangladesh during fighting with Myanmar security forces and an ethnic minority army , an official of Bangladesh’s border agency said on Monday.

The Myanmar Army entered through the Tombru border in Bandarban district .

 

The Arakan Army is well trained military wing of Rakhine province , seeking autonomy from central government and has been attacking army outpost in western posts .

Maldives President Muizzue vows to boost degences  after  telling people to leave

The small but strategically placed Maldives will strengthen it’s military to defend its vast maritime territory , the new President  vowed on Monday .

Mohammad Muizzue in his first address to Parliament  he would turn the modest Maldivian National Defense Forces ( MNDF ) into a modern military capable of Petrolling it’s seas.

Last week Maldives accussed India’s coastguard to entering northbof it’s Exclusive Economic Zone ( EEZ )  and intimidating three Maldivian shipping vessels .

“Will not hesitate”  to respond to US attack on its territory , says Iran

Iran said on Monday that it won’t hesitate  to respond in the event of US attack on its territory , after white house declined to say whether strikes , on Iran were ruled out. .

Taylor Swift wins album of the year for fourth time , sets record

Taylor Swift won Album of the year at the Grammy awards for Midnights ,

Album of the year Award – Taylor Swift , midnights

Record of the year – Flowers – Miley Cyrus

Best New Artist – Victoria Monet – Winner

Best pop vocal album – Taylor Swift – Midnights

Best Country album – Bell Bottom country

Grammy Award is thought to be most prestigious and significant Awards in Music Industry it is organised in Los Angeles every year .

Logo of Grammy 

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