Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain on February 05 said that the AAP government has floated nation's biggest tender for EV (electric vehicle) charging stations. He said, "With provision for 500 charging points at 100 locations in Delhi so that electronic vehicles can be charged outside homes too. It'll be our effort to complete this within a year".
Farmers are refusing to budge from the border areas where they have been protesting against the three farm laws for over two months now. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia reached Ghazipur border where he met farmer leader Rakesh Tikait. AAP leaders Raghav Chadha and Satyendar Jain reached the Singhu border and alleged that they were stopped by police from providing water to the farmers. RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary also met Rakesh Tikait at the protest site. Meanwhile, counter-protests were also underway at the site where some people were demanding that the protest site be cleared. Watch the full video for all the updates.
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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia arrived at Ghazipur border (Delhi-Uttar Pradesh) on January 29 to review the situation where farmers are protesting against the farm laws. Sisodia said, "Arrangement for water and toilets were made last night. I am here to inspect if arrangements are in place." Meanwhile, Health Minister Satyendar Jain along with AAP MLA Raghav Chadha visited the Singhu border for inspection.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain informed that around 4,317 health care workers were inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine on January 17. As the number was far less than the set target, Satyendar Jain said that inoculation percentage was 50% as lot of people did not turn up at the last moment. He further informed that among the people who got vaccinated, 51 minor and one serious adverse events were reported. "Positivity has reduced to .44% from past few dates, and we can say that the third peak has ended comfortably in Delhi. Cases are also reducing but I would still like to request people to follow guidelines. Yesterday, 4,317 health care workers were inoculated. And the entire process was successful. In all states the inoculation percentage was 50% mainly because people did not turn up at the last moment. 51 minor and one serious adverse events were reported," said Satyendar Jain during a press conference on January 17.
Delhi Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal during a public rally in Meerut said that farmers can be anything but anti-nationals. He accused BJP of planning the entire Red Fort incident. "Many people told me that they were deliberately shown wrong path as they didn't know streets of Delhi. Those who hoisted flag were their (BJP) workers," he added. He further said, "Today, Bharatiya Janata Party's central government has filed cases against farmers for carrying out anti-national activities. Even Britishers did not have this courage."
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a public rally in Meerut came down heavy on Centre government's three agriculture laws. Terming them as "death warrants," Kejriwal said that it is a do or die situation for farmers sitting on border. "The government wants to take away their lands and give them to 3-4 capitalists. Farmers will become labourers in their own fields," Kejriwal added. CM Kejriwal said that Centre government has left behind Britishers. He said, "Even Britishers did not oppress our farmers to this extent, they did not fix nails on the ground."
A woman was killed after she was stabbed by a snatcher for resisting attempt in Adarsh Nagar area on February 27. Woman was coming home from market and was holding her child when the incident occurred. 10 police teams have been constituted to probe the case.
While ending 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to continue to remain vigilant against COVID. "Month of March is also the last month of our financial year that is why many of you will be busy. Our traders and businessmen will now be keeping busy, amongst all these works, we do not have to let our guard down against COVID. If you are healthy, happy and abiding by your duties the nation will keep progressing," said PM Modi.
A total of 1,43,01,266 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 across India. The country also reported 16,752 new COVID-19 cases and 11,718 discharges on Feb 28. With new infections, the COVID tally of the country stood at 1,10,96,731 while, active cases stand at 1,64,511. With 113 deaths in last 24 hours, death toll rose to 1,57,051.
Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said Delhi has sufficient infrastructure and equipment to vaccinate its entire population in a few weeks once a COVID-19 vaccine is available."There is no need..
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Speaking to ANI about the rising cases of coronavirus in the national capital on November 27, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said, "In Delhi, 3 times testing is being done as compared to the rest..