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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Union Health Ministry on January 20 informed that out of four deaths reported after COVID vaccination jab, three are not related to vaccination while post-mortem is underway for one. Additional Secretary of Union Health Ministry, Manohar Agnani said, "Four deaths have been reported from Uttar Pradesh (1), Karnataka (2) and Telangana (1). In Uttar Pradesh, post-mortem confirms cardiopulmonary disease and not related to vaccination. Post-mortem is suggestive of myocardial infarction in case of Karnataka's Bellary and it is also not related to vaccination. The case of Karnataka's Shivamogga is a suspected case of MI and is also not related to vaccination. While in the case of Telangana's Nirmal, post-mortem is undergoing." He also said, "A total of 7,86,842 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till 6 pm today as per the provisional reports. No case of severe/serious AEFI has been attributed to vaccination till date."
Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) has demanded the government to let people choose which COVID-19 vaccine, between Pune-based Serum Institute of India's Covishield and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, they want to take. "Government of India has approved Covishield and Covaxin vaccines. We have all the reports for Covishield. But, Covaxin is still in phase-III trials, where the trial is being done on healthcare workers. We condemn this...Healthcare workers should be given a choice of vaccine," said Dr Dayanand Sagar. GoI rolled out COVID-19 vaccine jab from January 16.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala, who was shifted from the Central Jail in Bengaluru to the Lady Curzon Hospital after complaining of fever, is in a stable condition, as informed by her nephew in Bengaluru. "I've reliable info that Sasikala's health is stable, doctors are looking after her. She is being monitored properly. She needs oxygen due to some secondary infections. Doctors still deciding on whether CT scans are required or not," said TTV Dhinakaran, nephew of Sasikala. The 63-year-old leader was a close associate of former Tamil Nadu chief minister, late Jayalalithaa. She has been serving a sentence in a disproportionate assets' case.
A custom official was found with Rs 75 lakh in cash at the Bengaluru airport on January 19. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials intercepted Mohammad Irfan who was travelling to Lucknow along with his wife, and recovered the huge cash from his possession. CISF officials informed the Income Tax Department for further investigation into the matter.
Speaking to ANI in Bengaluru on January 19, president of Karnataka state in Congress, DK Shivakumar said, "We all stand by the farmers of this country. Supreme Court (SC) has stayed the laws. They should scrap it. This is what Congress demands." "The farmers' demand is justified. On behalf of Congress party, we are holding a big protest tomorrow to support them," he added.
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut praised Madhya Pradesh government for making a Freedom of Religion Bill 2020 or 'anti-Love Jihad' law. She praised the state government for the coming up with a law that will help the victim women. Kangana Ranaut also met CM Shivraj Chouhan in regards to her upcoming movie 'Dhaakad'.
On growing cases of bird flu, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, "We are keeping an eye on bird flu and have issued the guideline for poultry farms. We have banned the supply of chicken from the southern states to Madhya Pradesh for the next 10 days. We are taking precautions." On being asked 'Love Jihad' law hasn't been signed by the Governor yet, CM Chouhan said, "We have sent this after the cabinet meeting now. It will be implemented."
While addressing at an event in Indore on January 06, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan spoke on 'Love Jihad' law. Chouhan said, "Those who play with the lives of women will not be spared. They will have to serve life sentence. We have made a strict 'Love Jihad' law. We have rescued hundreds of them." "I will not let the game of religion conversion continue at any cost," he added.
The BJP has said that the party will not project a Chief Ministerial face in West Bengal. BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said that BJP never projects a Chief Ministerial face in states that it is not in power. He added that a decision on the Chief Ministerial candidate would be arrived at after discussions between the chosen MLAs. He further hit out at CM Mamata Banerjee’s criticism calling the BJP worse than Naxalites. Vijayvargiya said that the people of the state are watching and added that the BJP does not need certificate from Mamata Banerjee. Watch the full video for all the details.
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BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya reacted on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement calling the party "more dangerous than Naxals". He said that BJP doesn't need CM Banerjee's certificate that it is dangerous or not. "People of the country have made Narendra Modi Prime Minister second time so we don't need Mamata Banerjee's certificate,' he said. He added that BJP will only choose those TMC leaders who are not indulged in anti-national activities.
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