In the latest episode of On The Record, West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra spoke to Hindustan Times' Sunetra Choudhury about home minister Amit Shah’s prediction that the BJP will win 200 seats in the assembly elections, the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s message, and the TMC demand to club the remaining seats in a single phase, among other issues. Polling for the first four phases has been concluded while the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth phases will take place on April 17, 22, 26 and 29 respectively. Counting of votes will take place on May 2. Watch the full video for more details.
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The ICSE board exams for Classes 10 and 12 have been postponed amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today briefed about the efforts being made by the government to import medical grade oxygen. Scam-accused billionaire Nirav Modi's extradition to India has been cleared by the British government. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order on Thursday. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. Tamil Actor Vivekh is still in critical condition and will be observed closely for the next 48 years at the SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani.
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Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on April 11 informed that no complete lockdown will be imposed amid COVID cases continue to surge in the state. "There is no shortage of oxygen. 4,000 Remdesivir injections are already available and 5,000 injections will arrive today. We are observing Tika (vaccination) Utsav in the entire state. No Lockdown will take place in Madhya Pradesh," he said. Madhya Pradesh has reported over 4,900 cases on Apr 10.
Amid increasing COVID-19 cases in state, Madhya Pradesh government has announced lockdown in all urban areas starting from April 09, 6 pm to April 11 6 am. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, "For cities where cases have increased, appropriate action will be taken after meeting of crisis mgmt group. We're making containment areas in big cities." The state has reported 4,043 fresh COVID-19 cases and 30 deaths.
As the coronavirus cases rise in Madhya Pradesh, state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a roadshow to raise awareness over COVID appropriate behaviour in Bhopal on April 05. During the roadshow, CM Shivraj appealed to the people to wear masks. MP has reported over 3,300 fresh COVID-19 cases on April 05.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, hours after chairing an emergency meeting on the coronavirus situation in the state. He tested positive for the second time in eight months. Yediyurappa will be shifted to Manipal hospital from Ramaiah Memorial hospital in Bengaluru where he was admitted earlier today following a fever.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on the release of the CoBRA jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas who was abducted by the Naxals during an encounter with security forces along Sukma-Bijapur border on April 03, said it was a political win. "This is our strategic win. The officers who were given this responsibility have successfully performed it. I am satisfied, jawan's family was also worried," said CM Bhupesh Baghel.
The voting is underway to decide fate of 15th Puducherry Assembly on April 06. Former CM and Congress leader V Narayanasamy cast his vote today. 30 constituencies are undergoing voting to choose the next CM of the Union Territory today.
In a viral video, two drunken men were seen vandalising a vaccination centre in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior. Both accused were seen manhandling with staffs. An FIR has been registered and both the accused were arrested by the police.
A Covid-19 patient died at a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri after a ward boy allegedly removed oxygen support. The deceased, Surendra Sharma has died on Wednesday morning. “Last night, the hospital staff removed his oxygen supply. When I reach here, I requested the staff including a nurse to give him the oxygen but they denied and that is why he lost his life," said Deepak Tiwari, the son of the deceased. Chief Medical Health Officer (CMHO) Shivpuri, Arjun Lal Sharma said they will investigate the matter and strict action will be taken against culprits. Watch the full video for more.
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced a weekend curfew in the national capital as the city records daily highs in infections; Cities like Delhi and Mumbai have gone ahead and converted hotels and banquet halls into Covid units to treat less critical patients; A CCTV footage recovered from a government hospital in Shivpuri, madhya pradesh appears to show an elderly patient's oxygen supply was unplugged;
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