JP Nadda cracks whip, directs MLA Surendra Singh to stay away from Ballia firing incident probe
Monday, 19 October 2020 BJP National President JP Nadda has asked party's Uttar Pradesh chief Swatantra Dev Singh to convey it to the MLA to stay away from the probe, sources said. This comes a day after the MLA met Swatantra Dev Singh in Lucknow after being summoned over his statements in connection with the Ballia incident in which a man had died after bullets were fired during a meeting for allotment of shops under government quota, in Durjanpur village.
Uttar Pradesh's Police Special Task Force (STF) apprehended Dhirendra Singh, the main accused of Ballia incident, and from Lucknow. They are being questioned at an undisclosed location. Arms recovered from the possession of his accomplices. STF is gathering more information on the weapons used at the...
Uttar Pradesh's Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Anand Swarup Shukla alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has become "complete Bangladeshi" and is working on the "directions of Islamic terrorists". "Mamata Banerjee has become complete Bangladeshi and is working on the directions of Islamic terrorists there. She has become the biggest danger for the country. After her defeat in West Bengal assembly polls, she'll be ready to take refuge in Bangladesh," the minister told mediapersons in Ballia.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated projects and schemes of transport department on January 21 in Lucknow. Schemes worth more than Rs 55 crores have been inaugurated, as the Road Safety Month commenced today. At the inaugural function of the 'Road Safety Month', CM Yogi Adityanath administered the oath of road safety and flagged off the car rally. With an aim to reduce road accidents, month-long awareness campaign will end on February 20.
People living in Uttar Pradesh woke up to a chilly morning on Thursday. People lit up fire to keep themselves warm as temperature dropped in the city. In Punjab's Amritsar, the situation was no different. The city witnessed a dense fog this morning. Minimum temperature was recorded at 4.4 degrees Celsius.
Union Health Ministry commented on the deaths post the covid-19 vaccination. Additional secretary said that 3 out of 4 deaths were unrelated to vaccination. In total 7.86 lakh healthcare workers have received Covid-19 vaccine jabs till the evening of the fifth day of the nationwide immunisation drive, as per provisional report of the Union Health Ministry on Jan 20. "The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against Covid-19 has touched 7,868,42 (till 6 pm Wednesday) through 14,119 sessions, as per the provisional report," the ministry said. On the four deaths reported, one each from Uttar Pradesh and Telangana and two from Karnataka, the official said in case of the death from Moradabad in UP, post mortem confirmed cardio-pulmonary disease and is not related to vaccination. “About the death reported from Bellary in Karnataka, post mortem suggested myocardial infarction and it is not related to vaccination. The other death reported in Shivamoga is also a suspected case of myocardial infarction not related to immunization,” Union Health Ministry Manohar Agnani said. Watch the full video for more.
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Association of Private Schools has put up posters of 'no fees-no exams' outside schools in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad. In a meeting, the association has decided they are not going to allow students to appear in the examinations until and unless they have paid the fees. "We'll not allow students to appear in exams if they don't pay fees," said official of the association to ANI. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the schools across the country.
A body of temple priest was found in mysterious condition in Lucknow on January 20. The 80-year-old priest resided in Bakshi Ka Talab area. He had suffered injuries on his head which led to this tragedy. The motive behind the murder is not clear yet. Further investigation is underway.
Activists of Dogra Front on January 20 staged protest against the web series 'Tandav' in Jammu and Kashmir's Dogra. 'Tandav', an Amazon Prime Video-based series addressed the backlash against its content that has hurt religious sentiments of many viewers. Muslim people also showed their anguish against the web series by showing placards. The protestors alleged that the creators of the web series have tried to disrupt the communal harmony in the country. Earlier in the day, Maharashtra Government has received a complaint regarding 'Tandav' and will be taking appropriate action against the web series. Earlier on Monday, the cast and crew of the Saif Ali Khan starrer political-drama had extended their apologies to the viewers for "unintentionally" hurting their sentiments. An FIR was also registered at Lucknow's Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon Prime's India and team of 'tandav' for allegedly hurting religious sentiments on Monday.
Main accused of Ballia firing incident, Dhirendra Singh has been sent to 14 days judicial custody by Chief Judicial Magistrate of Ballia district court on Oct 19. He was arrested in Lucknow on October..
The main accused of Ballia firing incident Dhirendra Singh brought back to Ballia Police Station after medical test on October 19. He was arrested by Uttar Pradesh STF on October 18 in Lucknow. He will..
The Uttar Pradesh Police has registered a case against NISHAD Party MLA Vijay Mishra, his son and one other person for allegedly raping a woman. "The victim has said that in 2014, Mishra called her to..