Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain while speaking to ANI informed that Delhi government has begun free vaccinations in government hospitals and paid in private hospitals for senior citizens and people above 45 years with comorbidities. "There are 192 hospitals i.e. 56 governments' (Centre+Delhi) and 136 private with about 300 centres," informed Health Minister. "Registration being done on CoWIN software," he added.
During a roadshow in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on March 01 criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government by saying that his govt doesn't respect Tamil culture. He said, "Govt in Delhi doesn't respect Tamil culture. They've a CM who does everything they say. CM (E.K. Palaniswami) doesn't represent the state, he represents what Modi wants him to do. A person who bows before Modi can't represent Tamil Nadu.""He (CM) must not let RSS insult Tamil culture. Modi says '1 nation, 1 culture, 1 history'. Is Tamil not an Indian language? Is Tamil history not Indian or is Tamil culture not Indian? As an Indian, it's my duty to protect Tamil culture,"he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his first dose of the COVAXIN (Bharat Biotech) at Delhi's AIIMS on March 01 as the second phase of vaccination drive began in India today. Sister P Niveda, from Puducherry, administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to PM Modi. "Sir (PM Modi) has been administered first dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, second dose will be given after 28 days. He asked us where do we belong to and after vaccination he said, "Laga bhi di, pata hi nahi chala", said sister Niveda who inoculated PM Modi today.
A Massive car rally was held in Canada's Greater Toronto Area by the Indian Diaspora to show their solidarity with the Indian Government in regards with the New Farm Laws. The rally also showed its solidarity with the Canadian Government's decision to import Covid Vaccine from India. More than a thousand families participated in this Car rally. However, Khalistani extremist elements tried to disrupt the car rally at different points along the route but the Car Rally organizers ignored extremists' bullying and harassment.
Canadians of Indian origin protested against attacks by alleged Khalistan supporters on Hindu minorities over the ongoing farmers' protest in India. The protesters gathered outside NDP MP Jagmeet Singh’s office and demanded that all Indian nationals be protected without any discrimination. They alleged that farmers stir had become a Khalistani movement and said that Hindu minorities are being targeted by these groups in Canada. This comes after the Ministry of External Affairs also asked Indian citizens to report any threats and attacks to the local police and the embassy. MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also said that the Indian government had urged authorities in Canada to ensure the safety of all Indian nationals. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Some people of Indian origin staged a protest outside NDP MP Jagmeet Singh's office in Canada's Burnaby. They said that they are being targetted by Khalistan supporters due to ongoing farmers' protest in India. A protester said, "We're not against farmers' movement but this movement has actually turned into a Khalistani movement which is now targeting Hindu visible minorities. We really expect our leaders to protect everyone without any discrimination."
Indian nationals in Canada received threat calls from pro-Khalistani groups for their 'tiranga rally' in support of farm laws. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that the issue has been taken up with Canadian authorities both in Ottawa and Delhi. MEA spokesperson advised Indian nationals to report any such incidents to local police and Indian High Commission and consultants in Canada. "We have come across reports of threats and intimidation to some members of the Indian community in Canada. We have requested Canadian authorities to take steps to ensure the safety of Indian nationals in Canada," Anurag Srivastava added.
The Delhi Commissioner of Police (CP) SN Shrivastava visited a hospital in the national capital on January 27. He visited Tirath Ram Shah Hospital and enquired about the health of injured police personnel. Several cops were seriously injured during the farmers' tractor rally violence which took place on January 26 (Tuesday). The chaos turned violent at several places in the national capital.
Delhi Police informed that they are trying to reduce gathering to 25,000 as compared to 1.5 lakh earlier on Republic Day keeping in mind the spread of COVID. "In the view of COVID19, we are trying to reduce the gathering to 25,000 as compared to 1.5 lakh people earlier. People must follow COVID guidelines. We have restricted children below 15 years and adults above 65 years to the program," said Siddharth Jain, ACP Connaught Place.
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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India has once again condemned terrorism at UNSC meet. Recently it was in the event titled 'Threats of International Peace and Security caused by Terrorist Acts' India opined "Easy access to new and emerging technologies have enabled terrorist groups to exploit current conditions. In South Asia, Haqqani Network and its supporters, especially with support from Pakistani authorities have worked along with prominent terrorist outfits like Al Qaeda, ISIL (K) and Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan." Perpetration of terrorist activities from safe havens in Pakistan has disrupted the peace process in Afghanistan. India demands UNSC's report on ISIL should cover activities of terrorist entities under ISIL and Al Qaeda Sanctions regime. They include Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and frontal organizations that raise funds for their activities. India also participated in UNSC briefing to mark the anniversary of the Minsk II Agreement. The Agreement provides a basis for negotiated and peaceful settlement of the situation in Eastern Ukraine. India believes that peaceful settlement of disputes is an important tool in the maintenance of international peace and security and in the promotion of the rule of law.
The United States should extend the May 1 deadline for pulling all its troops from Afghanistan, and make force cuts contingent on progress in peace talks as well as by the Taliban in reducing violence and containing al Qaeda, a bipartisan report to Congress said on Wednesday. Bryan Wood reports.
Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered the release from prison on Tuesday of a British-born militant who had been convicted in the kidnapping and murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl by al Qaeda and Pakistani Islamist militants in 2002. Gloria Tso reports.
Shamima Begum should be allowed to challenge the removal of her British citizenship, a human rights lawyer has said.On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that the 21-year-old cannot return to the UK to pursue an appeal.Ms Begum was 15 when she and two other east London schoolgirls travelled to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State group (IS) in February 2015.Her British citizenship was revoked on national security grounds by then home secretary Sajid Javid shortly after she was found in a Syrian refugee camp in February 2019.Credit: Good Morning Britain via Twitter / ITV
ITV News has obtained footage of Shamima Begum after she learned she cannot return to UK. Ms Begum was seen staying silent as she walked through a refugee camp in Syria, where she is staying. The Supreme Court ruled today that she should not be allowed to return to the UK to pursue an appeal against the removal of her British citizenship.
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