Jharkhand Vikas Morcha to merges with BJP
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha supremo Babulal Marandi is likely to become the face of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jharkhand.
the BJP might be prepping to launch Babulal Marandi as its face in Jharkhand and nearby tribal pockets in neighbouring states as it braces to shunt Raghuwar Das after his dismal performance in the recently concluded assembly elections.
The Personal Data Protection Bill
Outlines framework for handling of personal data including its processing by public and private entities, has been referred to a Joint Committee of both the Houses.
Bill will provide for protection of the privacy of individuals relating to their personal data, specify the flow and usage of personal data, create a relationship of trust between persons and entities processing the personal data, protect the fundamental rights of individuals whose personal data are processed, to create a framework for organisational and technical measures in processing of data, laying down norms for social media intermediary, cross-border transfer, accountability of entities processing personal data, remedies for unauthorised and harmful processing, and to establish a Data Protection Authority of India for the said purposes and for matters connected there with or incidental thereto.
Delhi election result 2020
Official results declared for all 70 seats
AAP has won 62 seats in the Delhi assembly elections and the BJP has won 8.
AAP, which had won 54.34 per cent votes in 2015, came close to its past performance and secured 53.57 per cent votes.
Arvind Kejriwal is slated to take oath as the Delhi Chief Minister for the third time on February 16.
India gets $463.44 million FDI in food processing
India has received foreign direct investment (FDI) of $463.44 million in the food processing sector in the first half of the current fiscal.
The country had received $628.24 million FDI in the food processing sector during the full fiscal year 2018-19 and $904.90 million during 2017-18.
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) provides credit-linked capital subsidy in the form of grants-in-aid for setting up of various food processing industries/projects/units under its central sector scheme PMKSY.