PM Modi speaks about 56-inch chest, but lacks a heart that can wipe the tears of poor: Siddaramaiah
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 Questioning as to what was the intelligence department of the central government doing with regard to violence during the farmers protest in Delhi on Tuesday, the leader of opposition in the state assembly asked it to make it public if terrorists were involved in the protests. "...it is the failure of the government, farmers are protesting for over two months, they have held 11 rounds of discussions so far.. is 11 rounds required to resolve the issue? "
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi slammed PM Modi for holding poll rallies amid rising Covid-19 cases. Priyanka said the government is not doing enough to boost medical infrastructure. She also criticised UP govt for failing to increase the number of Covid tests. “There's a shortage of hospital beds, oxygen supply and ventilators. The Government got 8-9 months between the first and second wave but they didn't prepare. There is availability of medical oxygen but no facility of transportation,” she said. “PM is busy holding election rallies, he is laughing on stage. People are crying and screaming for help due to Covid-19. The Government needs to be sensitive at this time, the PM needs to show up. He needs to get off the stage of rallies where he's laughing, cracking jokes,” she added.
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In an exclusive interview with ANI on April 21, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show up and communicate to public as the country needs reassurance at the time of huge crisis. She said, "Prime Minister Modi needs to communicate with public, opposition parties, medical practitioners. Country needs reassurance and needs to know that every single life matter. Prime Minister Modi needs to show up. He needs to get off the stage of the rally where he is laughing and cracking jokes. He needs to come here, sit in front of people, talk to them and tell them how is he going to save lives. There is huge crisis in the country."
Due to increasing cases of coronavirus, the national capital has become worst-hit city of the country. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), once again, came forward to help needy in grim situation. DSGMC has set up separate 'Langar' for COVID positive patients across the Delhi. After receiving calls, DSGMC is sending packed foods from five different gurdwaras across Delhi. DSGMC has also launched a helpline number where COVID positive patients can order their foods.
Amid increasing demand of Remdesivir injections across the country, Delhi AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria on April 21 advised countrymen don't consider Remdesivir as a magic bullet as it requires for only small percentage of COVID patients. "It is important to understand that most of us who are either in home isolation or in the hospital, because panic, don't actually need any specific treatment. Only small percentage requires Remdesivir. Don't consider this as a magic bullet," said Dr Guleria while addressing issues related to COVID-19 in the country. "By rushing to the hospital, you are creating more chaos and not helping yourself and you are actually denying a bed to fellow citizen who may need it but may not get it because of unnecessary hospitalisation of people who don't need to be in hospital," Dr Guleria further added.
The Supreme Court on Monday said it is for Delhi police to decide whether to allow the protesting farmers to enter the national capital on Republic Day. Hearing... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Zee News