Following the High Court decision clearing the way for the construction of the new Secretariat of Telangana government, the demolition of the old Secretariat complex began in Hyderabad. The demolition process started after the Telangana High Court rebuffed PILs challenging the K Chandrashekar Rao government's decision to build a new secretariat complex. BJP has been opposing the state government's decision on making the new secretariat. The TRS on the other hand has dismissed the criticism, while also accusing the BJP of politicizing the issue.
A 94-year-old woman, who was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 was discharged from Gandhi Hospital after winning the battle against the virus on July 06. P. Vijayalakshmi, who is from Hyderabad's Chikkadpalli area assured that condition inside the hospital, is good. A total of 1831 new infections and 11 deaths were reported in the state on July 06. Positive cases in the state stands at 25, 733 and 306 have been deceased so far.
A start-up company at Hyderabad invented contactless, facial-recognition based thermal screening of employees. This step was taken to avoid spread of coronavirus infection. Sushanth, CEO of Arvi Healthcare while speaking to ANI said, "In times of COVID-19, Arvi thermal kiosks provide a smart, safe and seamless thermal screening experience at workplace. Our made in India solution provides contactless, facial-recognition based thermal screening experience to walk-ins integrated with visitor management, employees access control and attendance solutions. All kiosks are integrated with Aarogya Setu app to provide a safe screening experience."
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated state's biggest garbage processing plant on June 24. The CM inaugurated the plant via video conferencing from his official residence in Raipur. He congratulated the entire team associated with the execution of the Garbage processing plant. CM Baghel said, "The plant is capable of process 500 ton garbage on a daily basis. With this Chhattisgarh will become the first state where the acquired waste will be processed completely through scientific means."
While speaking to ANI in Raipur on June 18, the former chief minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr Raman Singh spoke on sacrifice of Indian Army jawans in Galwan Valley clash on June 15. He said, "The incident which took place at Galwan Valley is really very painful and I would like to pay my condolence to all 20 slain soldiers of Indian Army." "I think Congress leader Rahul Gandhi or Sonia Gandhi should not question this entire matter. It is not the time to question the decision of army soldiers but we should keep in mind that they have died fighting."
Late Ajit Jogi's mortal remains is being taken from hospital to his residence Sagaun Bangla in Raipur. Former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi passed away at age of 74 on May 29. His funeral will take place on May 30 at his native land Gaurella. Late Ajit Jogi was the first CM of Chhattisgarh.
Deputy Director-General of IMD, Anand Sharma on July 07, informed that Delhi-NCR will receive moderate thundershower for next 24 hours and after that light rain thundershowers for the next 48 hours. He said, "For next 24 hours, we expect a moderate thundershower in Delhi-NCR and after that for the next 48 hours we expect light rain thundershowers. This will lead to normal and below normal temperatures but we don't expect heavy showers at the moment." He further said, "We have a cyclonic circulation over Saurashtra and Kutch, another cyclonic circulation on Jharkhand has weakened and another cyclonic circulation is present over coastal Andhra Pradesh."
Ranjit Sagar Dam in Gujarat's Jamnagar overflowed amid heavy rains in the region. The over flowed water entered in low-line areas and disrupted the daily lives of the people. People living in Ghanchi ni Khadki area have been shifted to safe location as entered their houses. The over flowed water created flood like situation in many areas. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the monsoon remains and heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely in parts of Gujarat in the next three days.
Heavy rains triggered flood-like situation in Dwarka in the state of Gujarat on July 07. Knee-deep water disrupted lives of people. Downpour also caused damage to the property. Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in next 48 hours.
Heavy downpour lashed Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur. The heavy rains have brought flood like situation in the town after rising of river water in low-lying areas. Traffic movement stuck as the water level went up to the knees. IMD has also predicted rainfall in coming days. Monsoon entered Madhya Pradesh on June 24.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on July 4 said that the state government didn't stop the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) work during the lockdown. "Several people put PIL and even went to High Court, we reply their also but we didn't stop MGNREGA. There was a time when most number of labourers worked in Chhattisgarh. We paid every labourers within 15 days, and we didn't get any complaint in regards to payment," he said.
The price of vegetables has raised the graph in Chhattisgarh and Jammu and Kashmir. Not only has the rain affected the supply and sale of vegetables but the ongoing Corona issue has also stayed the people to purchase vegetables from outside.
In Chhattisgarh's Raigarh two robbers killed ATM cash van driver in a loot incident. A CCTV footage shows that the two robbers speeding off on a bike and pointing pistols at shocked passersby. Raigarh's Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Abhishek Verma said, "Two men on bike came outside the ATM, their faces were covered with white cloth, one of them went inside the ATM and the other one walked up the driver and shot him, killing him on the spot, another person is in injured condition." Police has started the investigation.
Residents of 50 villages in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur on June 29 broke police barricading to enter collector office with their demands. The demands included cash payment to them for collection of Tendu leaves. The protestors had walked to the office from Cherpal village, covering 25 km on foot. One of the protestors said, "The Collector told us that we will be given cash within two days. If that doesn't happen we will protest again."
Monsoon has knocked over most of the states of the country. Parts of Hyderabad received pleasant rain on June 29. Rains also lashed Uttarakhand's Dehradun. India Meteorological Department has predicted..