Automobile production declined 10.Fifty three% in April-June area, say manufacturers
The vehicle enterprise continued to revel in a downturn at some stage in the primary zone of 2019-’20, producing 7,215,513 vehicles in comparison to 8,064,744 in April-June 2018, a decline of 10.53%, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers said on Wednesday.
The sale of passenger cars declined 18.Forty-two % over the corresponding length in 2018-’19, the employer said. The sale of passenger automobiles declined 23.32%, the ones of application vehicles four. Fifty-three % and vans 25.Sixty-six %.
Sales of passenger automobiles additionally declined 17.54% to two,25,732 devices in June from 2, seventy-three,748 units in the equal month remaining year, The Indian Express pronounced. It delivered that ordinary, car sales throughout classes registered a decline of 12.34% in June 2019 compared to June 2018. The newspaper said passenger vehicle income had fallen for the eighth straight month.
The commercial vehicles phase registered a de-increase of nine.53% in April-June 2019 in comparison to the equal length last 12 months, the manufacturers stated. Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles sale declined 16.60% and the sale of Light Commercial Vehicles fell 5.06%.
Sales of three-wheelers declined 7.35% in the course of the region. Of those, passenger vendors registered a downturn of 8.74% and items providers 1.Forty-five %.
Sales of -wheelers registered a decline of 11.68% in April-June 2019 over April-June 2018. Within the two-wheelers phase, scooters, motorcycles, and mopeds fell sixteen. Seventy-two %, 8.76% and 19.02%, the producers’ organization stated.
Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday stated that nobody ought to be forced to chant any religious slogan together with “Jai Shri Ram”, said NDTV.
“You ought to no longer pressure all of us to do something,” the minister informed the news channel in an interview. “But you may refuse to sing Vande Mataram. There must be no pressure on both side.”
Naqvi said: “If you go to any village, absolutely everyone says ‘Ram Ram’, be it Hindu or Muslim. The united states of America are secular now not because of its minorities, but it’s miles within the DNA of most of the people network.”
The minister’s declaration comes at a time while incidents of humans being assaulted for refusing to chant “Jai Shri Ram” had been stated from Jharkhand, Maharashtra, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh. In the maximum latest example, a set of fellows allegedly attacked madrasa students in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh for no longer chanting “Jai Shri Ram”.
On June 18, a 24-year Muslim man changed into assaulted via a mob and forced to mention “Jai Shri Ram” in Jharkhand’s Seraikela Kharsawan district. He died 4 days later. …
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Friday claimed that its candidates for the panchayat polls in Tripura had been stopped from submitting nomination papers by using “armed gangs” of the Bharatiya Janata Party. No election was required for as many as eighty-two % of the panchayat seats because the BJP candidates gained unopposed, The Times of India stated. The elections for relaxation of the seats are scheduled to be hung on July 27.
“The Polit Bureau condemns the BJP’s authoritarian and anti-democratic tactics in Tripura that have made a travesty of the democratic exercise of panchayat elections,” the CPI(M) stated. “It calls upon all democratic forces within the united states of America to raise their voice of protest at this homicide of democracy in Tripura.”
The CPI(M) alleged that during the nomination length from July 1 to July 8, its candidates and those of Opposition events have been averted from gathering or submitting nomination papers by means of BJP’s “gangs”. “Bike-borne hoodlums of the BJP have been stationed earlier than the election places of work, in order that no Opposition candidate should acquire or publish nomination papers. In a maximum of the locations, the police had been simply onlookers,” the police bureau of the CPI(M) said in a statement…