BJP seeks to distance itself from actress Ragini Dwivedi
Sunday, 6 September 2020 The Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka on Sunday said Kannada actress Ragini Dwivedi, arrested in a drug case, was never a member of the party and may have campaigned for it in the 2019 Assembly by-elections on her own. Seeking to distance itself from the actress a day after her arrest, the BJP said it was against any sort of, or any form of anti-social activity by anybody.
Kannada actress Ragini Dwivedi was detained by Central Crime Branch (CCB) in Bengaluru on September 04. She was detained in connection with a drug case. Earlier in the day, CCB has raided the residence of Ragini in Bengaluru. Her friend Ravi Shankar was interrogated and arrested by police on charges...
Ahead of the sixth phase of voting in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held massive roadshows. While the BJP leader held a rally in Habra, the Trinamool Congress chief led a roadshow in Kolkata. Many participants at the rallies didn't follow Covid protocol, failing to maintain social distance. Some didn't even wear face masks. Watch the full video for more.
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Maharashtra reported 67,123 fresh COVID cases, 56,783 discharges, and 419 deaths on April 17. While Maharashtra's capital reported 8,834 new COVID-19 cases, 6,617 discharges and 52 deaths in last 24 hours. On the other side, Karnataka today registered 17,489 new positive cases, 5,565 discharges and 80 deaths. Kerala also reported 13,835 new cases, 3654 recoveries and 27 deaths today. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh reported 11,269 new coronavirus cases, 6,497 recoveries, and 66 deaths in last 24 hours.
Former Chief Minister of Karnataka, HD Kumaraswamy admitted to Apollo Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru on April 17. He had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier today. He appealed to people in his close contact to get themselves tested for the virus.
Amid rising COVID-19 infections across country, people have been instructed to adhere to COVID guidelines and take precautionary measures. But crowd in Bengaluru seem to overlook the COVID scare for their love for movies. Huge crowd was seen outside Bengaluru's Veeresh theatre on the night of April 03. Karnataka government had announced on April 03 that order capping seating capacity in theatres at 50% would be applicable from April 07. This decision came following request from Kannada film industry.
During promotions of Kannada movie 'Yuvarathnaa' in Chitradurga, the COVID-19 rules were violated. A huge crowd was witnessed at the promotion venue due to which social distancing norms were flouted. Actor Puneeth Rajkumar and other cast members also participated in the event. The movie will release in theatres on April 01.
Bengaluru Police Commissioner, Kamal Pant revealed details regarding the sandalwood drug racket case and the arrests that they have made so far. He informed that the case is under investigation and two..
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