Kejriwal accuses BJP of 'using' Delhi police, calls for strict punishment on Shaheen Bagh shooter if he has AAP links
Wednesday, 5 February 2020 Delhi Police on Tuesday said it has found a link between the Kapil Baisala, arrested for firing near the anti-CAA protest site in Shaheen Bagh area, and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the alleged shooter had joined the party last year.
Working President of Telangana Rashtra Samith (TRS) KTR slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its campaign in Hyderabad for local polls. "They (BJP) have forgotten that this is 'gali election'. Leaders from Delhi are coming, international leaders might also come. Trump Sahab may also come as he is their friend. We just need blessings of the public of Hyderabad," said KTR.
Addressing a press conference, ahead of local body election in Hyderabad, BJP leader and Union Textile Minister SmritiIrani targeted AIMIM and accused party of enrollingillegal immigrants in Telangana's voter list. She also slammed CM KCR's TRS. "Our soldiers are fighting relentlessly to keep our borders safe. And here in this historical city of Hyderabad, the AIMIM and TRS are working in tandem to give illegal immigrants a place in Telangana's voter's list. They will have to answer to the people for this," said Irani.
A fire broke out at the Ghazipur landfill site in Delhi on November 24. Delhi Fire Services received a call around 10 pm. Nine fire tenders were deployed to control the blaze. An official said that although the fire wasn't spreading, it wasn't doused completely by November 25 evening. The fire added to Delhi's pollution woes. The capital's air quality index slipped into the severe category on November 25. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that increasing pollution played a role in the capital's recent Covid-19 surge. Watch the full video for more.
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Delhi's annual wave of air pollution has coincided with the Covid-19 pandemic this year. Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that pollution played a big role in the onset of the third wave of infections in the capital. He also linked pollution to a higher death toll due to the disease. Kejriwal blamed neighbouring states for failing to control stubble burning by farmers, despite the availability of cheap solutions. He also listed how the Aam Aadmi Party government has worked to reduce pollution from local sources in the capital. Watch the full video for more.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired first meeting of National Implementation Committee of India in Delhi on November 25. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Minister of State (I/C) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Pate were also present.
Farmer groups are heading towards Delhi to protest against amended farm laws on November 25. Group of farmers reached Ludhiana's Ladhowal Toll Plaza. "We're against recent farm laws. Our slogan is 'ghera dalo, dera dalo' which is what we'll do in Delhi. We've water tankers, will sleep in trolleys, also carrying a month's ration," said a protestor. Meanwhile, Police used water cannon to disperse farmers who have gathered in Kurukshetra to proceed to Delhi to stage a demonstration.
Uttarakhand government to provide legal aid to the parents of woman who was gang-raped and killed in Delhi in 2012. He said, "Uttarakhand government will provide legal aid to the parents of a woman who was gang-raped and killed in Delhi in 2012. Though Delhi High Court has awarded the death penalty to the accused, the matter is pending in Supreme Court. Her family is still in deep shock." The incident happened on February 09, 2012 and whole country got shocked with the crime.
Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi and Aam Aadmi Party chief, targeted the Indian National Congress party in the aftermath of the Bihar Assembly election results. He was speaking at the 18th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. Poll pundits said that Congress' weak performance in Bihar prevented the Opposition Mahagathbandhan alliance from grabbing power, despite ally Rashtriya Janata Dal emerging as the single largest party. Commenting on the results, Kejriwal said that it had started to seem like the Congress doesn't have any 'mai-baap' or 'owner' any longer, and an alternative is needed. He also spoke on the role he sees the AAP playing in national politics. Watch the full video for more.
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I am ready for a debate with Delhi Power Minister, said Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on November 17. He said, "I am ready for a debate with Delhi Power Minister. Goa government is providing benefits to the people of the state through various schemes." Earlier, Goa power minister questioned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's 'electricity model' and also called for a public debate with Kejriwal, later the challenge was accepted by AAP's leader Raghav Chadha.
Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police solved a home loan fraud case and arrested the accused person Sachin Sharma. Accused had taken a house on rent in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi and took three loans worth Rs 6.70 crore against rented house by preparing a forged chain of title documents. One of the home loans was taken in the name of a dead person. In this regard, a case was registered at Police Station EOW, New Delhi and investigation was taken up. During investigation, it was revealed that the accused was involved in a criminal conspiracy with accomplices. Under the supervision of senior officials, the police team arrested the accused and produced him before the court. Further investigation is in progress.
South-West district of Delhi Police has busted three lifafa gangs and eight members were arrested. During the interrogation, it was revealed that accused persons used to target commuters by offering them lift in car and later in the pretext of police checking they influence the commuters to put their valuable belonging in lifafa. To gain confidence, they also used to play some audio clip on their communication device which looked like walkie-talkie. After getting their cash, ATM and its PIN they used to deboard victims at isolated starches. When victims used to check their envelopes, they found that their ATMs cards have been replaced by fake plain plastic cards and cash. 100 lifafas (envelopes) to keep the belongings of victim, Delhi Police mask to influence victims, 08 mobile phones of accused persons, 20 original ATM cards of victims changed by fake cards, SIM cards of victim's phone which were taken out of their mobile so as not to let them read and know about the messages of withdrawal were also recovered from their possession.
Delhi Police on November 20 conducted a checking drive at Delhi-Noida border and penalised commuters for not wearing masks in public. Under COVID guidelines, people need to wear masks and maintain social distancing while commuting. Delhi government revised the fine yesterday, raising it to Rs 2000 from earlier Rs 500. COVID cases continue to surge as national capital faces 'third wave' of the virus. Active cases stand at 43,221 in Delhi.