The BJP has swept the municipal polls in Gujarat with a winning performance in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat, winning Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old climate activist arrested February 13 was granted bail by a Delhi Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon with two sureties of ₹ 1 lakh each. A meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a surge in cases over the past few days. Lakha Sidhana, who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, attended a public meeting in Punjab's Bathinda on Tuesday in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation.
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Lakha Sidhana, the gangster turned activist who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, was seen at a meeting in Punjab's Bathinda in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation. Delhi police had earlier announced a reward of 1 lakh rupees for any information on Sidhana. Protesters had clashed with the police during the violence on Republic day; some of the protesters had even reached the Red Fort and hoisted religious flags on its domes. Farmers have been protesting at the different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the three newly enacted farm laws. Watch the full video for all the details.
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After a brief decline, COVID cases once again on uphill in the country. One of the reasons of the spike is carelessness. COVID-19 precautionary measures are highly neglected at the public places. People have ditched their masks in places like CP, India Gate. On Feb 26, Delhi reported more than 250 cases, highest single-day spike in over a month.
While recently speaking to the media, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava highlighted the efforts being made by his team to efficiently handle crime and complaints during the pandemic. "As soon as the pandemic broke out in March last year, we came up with a scheme under which a complainant could contact any senior police official, including me, through a video call. This also ensured that social distancing norms were followed. I would regularly talk to complainants. And now, we have come up with another scheme 'Integrated Complaint Management System' under which anyone can get his complaint filed online. We upload it in the same system so that every complaint comes into the system and is redressed. We aim to improve this scheme further in coming times," Shrivastava explained.
Commissioner of Delhi Police SN Shrivastava launched Delhi Police Musical Orchestra at Sports Ground, New Police Lines. On this occasion, first orchestra musical night was organized amidst cheering of hundreds of top echelon of Delhi Police and the jawans during the 'Bara Khana'. The 'Bara Khana' was organised to celebrate the winning of the Best Marching Contingent Trophy by Delhi Police Parade Contingent on Republic Day Parade 2021 at Rajpath after a gap of 14 years. The musical night had enthralling patriotic songs, hits of Bollywood songs and regional songs from the different parts of the country. This musical orchestra party will have all the latest modern musical instruments including Hindustani musical instruments. The orchestra group is those selected police personnel, who have expertise either in playing the musical instruments or those who have flair for singing. All the police personnel of this orchestra party belong to the different parts of India.
The 'bhoomi poojan' ceremony of the Central Vista Avenue was performed by Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs here at India Gate on Thursday. With this ceremony, the work has started for the development and redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue. The Central Vista Avenue starting from North and South Block to India Gate, which includes the Rajpath, its adjoining lawns and canals, rows of tree, Vijay Chowk and the India Gate plaza, is a 3 km long stretch. The government has decided to refurbish and improve the avenue, as part of the comprehensive transformation of Central Vista. The government approved a proposal for the development of Central Vista Avenue with an estimated cost of Rs 608 crores. Moreover, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has been entrusted to carry out this important work. The components of development work under Phase-I include refurbishing of Landscaping and lawns. Green cover being increased from 3,50,000 sqm to about 3,90,000 sqm, proper public amenities with toilets, drinking water facilities and vending area are being provided at 10 locations for visitors and tourists, among others.
Israeli ambassador to India, Ron Malka asserted that there is full cooperation between New Delhi and Tel Aviv to investigate the explosion. He suspected that Friday's blast outside the Israeli Embassy in Delhi could be a terror attack. He added that his country has full trust in Indian authorities. A low-intensity explosion took place near the Israel Embassy on Friday. No injuries were reported in the incident, however, windscreens of several cars parked in the vicinity of the Embassy on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road were found damaged. The explosion took place not far from Vijay Chowk, where several VVIPS including Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were in attendance during the 'Beating Retreat' ceremony.
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A team of the National Security Guard (NSG) - India's elite counter-terror force - visited the spot where a minor explosion occurred on January 29 in Delhi. The incident occurred near the Israel embassy with the country's envoy to India suggesting that it could've been a terror attack. No injuries were reported but some vehicles parked on APJ Abdul Kalam Road were damaged in the blast. Watch the full video for more.
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A team of National Security Guard (NSG) visited the explosion site near the Israel Embassy on January 30 to examine characteristics of explosives used. A low-intensity explosion was reported near the Israel Embassy in Delhi on January 29 evening. Nature of explosion is being ascertained. No injuries have been reported yet. Further details are awaited. A team of Forensic experts already examined the incident site and collected the evidences on night of January 29. The 10-people team has handed over the evidences to special cell. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar spoke to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel Gabi Ashkenazi and assured of taking the incident seriously.
NSG commandos were seen rehearsing for Republic Day parade. NSG commandos sweat for at least 5 hours to give a flawless marching past on Republic day at Rajpath. This year NSG, the elite force of India for counter-terror operations, has decided to make changes for the Republic Day parade as per the COVID-19 health protocols. NSG commandos will be marching with a distance of more than 1.5 meters from each other. Earlier, they used to march down Rajpath from shoulder to shoulder. The distance will be visible from a distance as NSG commandos will be following the COVID-19 protocols. Almost 40 per cent of the actual strength of the commandos will participate in the Republic Day parade as compared to the previous year. Watch the full video for more details.
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Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (JKPDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on January 31 said that BJP is destroying Indian Constitution. She said that the farm laws had been made without holding discussion with the farmers. She also backed farmers over the violent incidents that took place in several parts of Delhi especially at Red Fort. "The 'gunda elements' were given route to Red Fort and they hoisted the flag, it is an attempt to defame the farmers," she said. She alleged that BJP wants to divide the nation; it wants to divide Hindu and Muslim people.
Ahead of the Republic Day parade, security forces carried out rehearsals at the Rajpath. They practiced in the national capital on January 18. The number of Indian jawans has been reduced in the parade this year in wake of COVID-19 pandemic. India celebrates Republic Day on January 26. On this day, Indian Constitution came into effect in 1950.
Ahead of Republic Day parade, Indian soldiers carried out rehearsals in the national capital. The number of soldiers in the parade has been reduced this year in wake of COVID-19. Locals at the India Gate expressed joy after watching the live parade rehearsals for the first time. India will celebrate 72nd Republic Day on January 26. On this day, Indian Constitution came into effect in 1950.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday handed over the trophies of best marching contingents of this year's Republic Day parade to the Jat Regimental Centre and the Delhi Police. "The Jat Regimental..
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A Delhi court Wednesday sent a man, arrested from Punjab, to 7-day police custody in connection with the Red Fort violence on Republic Day during farmers' tractor parade against the Centre's three new..
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