'Metro Man' E Sreedharan formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala's Malappuram on February 25. He joined BJP in a public meeting at Changaramkulam town in Ponnani taluk of Malappuram district. E Sreedharan joined the party in presence of Union Minister of State (MoS-I/C) in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, RK Singh. Former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan on February 18 announced that he will join the BJP ahead of Assembly polls in Kerala.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee protested against the fuel price hike in a unique style. On Thursday, Banerjee commuted to and from state secretariat Nabanna on an electric scooter. On the way to Nabanna in the morning, the CM was seen riding pillion on a battery-powered e-scooter. While in the afternoon, Banerjee took the driver's seat on the way to her residence in Kalighat. While Banerjee rode the scooter at a slow speed, some security personnel followed her on foot. "Today, we silently protested against the hike in petrol, diesel and LPG prices. I rode a pillion on an electric scooter on my way to the Secretariat. The battery-powered electric scooter was driven by minister Firhad (Bobby) Hakim. While returning, I myself rode the e-scooter. Even though this was my first attempt, riding the e-scooter seemed easy. I will ride it again and become an efficient rider. I thank each and everyone for their support," Banerjee said. The TMC supremo is not missing any opportunity to score over her main rival BJP. Elections to the 294-member West Bengal assembly are due in April-May this year.
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Andhra Pradesh: Congress leader and former MP, GV Harsha Kumar rides a camel from his residence to Rajiv Gandhi Educational Institute in Rajahmundry, as a mark of protest against the fuel Price hike. Petrol and diesel prices have been increasing continuously for more than 10 days and in some states, the price of petrol has even crossed ₹100. Petrol price has already surged past the ₹100-mark in some places in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, states which levy the highest Value Added Tax (VAT) on the fuel.
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In a shocking incident, six people got killed in a road accident in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. The incident happened in wee hours of February 22. The incident took place after the car collided with a tempo.
"1,14,24,094 vaccinations were done across country till 6pm on February 22," informed Union Health Ministry Additional Secretary Manohar Agnani. Manohar Agnani informed that total of 75,40,602 healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Of which, 64,25,060 were inoculated with first dose while 11,15,542 were given second dose. "There are 4 states and UTs which include Lakshadweep, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan which have done more than 75% coverage of healthcare workers and frontline workers in terms of the first dose," he added.
Acting Chief of the Capitol Police Yogananda Pittman said on Thursday that Donald Trump supporters who launched a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol last month have indicated they want to "blow up" the building and kill members of Congress when President Joe Biden gives his State of the Union address to Congress.
Madhya Pradesh Assembly's pro-tem Speaker hit out at the Indian National Congress party in general and Digvijaya Singh in particular over the rechristening of Hoshangabad. After Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that Hoshangabad would be renamed Narmadapuram, ex-CM Digvijaya Singh asked whether the move would end unemployment and poverty. Pro-tem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma said that Hoshang Shah was a robber, and if Congress has problems then Rahul Gandhi and Digvijaya can change their names. Watch the full video for more.
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Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma slammed congress leader Digvijaya Singh over his 'garibi' remark on CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's decision of renaming Hoshangabad city's name. "Renaming hoshangabad's name will give a sense of culture and power," said Sharma. He said, "Who was Hoshang Shah? Will you teach history of robber or of Narmada? Change your name to Yunis, rename 'Pappu bhaiya' to Isamil. It'll tell you what happens when you rename". Supporting MP Government's decision, Sharma said that renaming city's name shows its culture and tradition.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan planted a sapling at state secretariat. He said, "Climate change is threat to the earth. So, it is our duty to take constructive steps towards conserving the environment. I'll plant one sapling daily and urge society to plant at least one sapling every year."
Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Rahul Gandhi's claim of 'No fishery ministry in Delhi' said that the former should know that fisheries department has a budget of Rs 20,050 crore. "He should know that..
Police arrested both sons of BJP leader Rakesh Singh from their residence in Kolkata on February 23. The BJP leader has been arrested from Burdwan in connection with a narcotic case involving BJP youth..
BJP to hold protest from 6-14 March against Rajasthan government as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has failed in state, said Party National General Secretary Arun Singh on February 23. "BJP president JP..