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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"Security cover provided to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal remains unchanged," informed Delhi Police PRO Chinmoy Biswal after some news reports said that the security provided to Chief Minister has been scaled down. Delhi Police PRO said that there has been no reduction in the number of security personnel provided to the Chief Minister. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is under Z plus security by Delhi Police which comprises pilot, escort, close protection team, house guard, spotters, search and frisking staff etc in the form of 47 plainclothes security personnel and 16 uniformed CRPF personnel," he added.
Delhi police band played at the concluding programme of the Delhi Police week 2021. at Lajpat Nagar. Watch the new brigade play the tunes of the police force.
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A video of Delhi Police thrashing a youngster in the middle of the night has gone viral on social media. The Delhi Police today has announced that they have initiated a departmental inquiry against two policemen who were seen thrashing and abusing a person in South Delhi's Gautam Nagar in a viral video.
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21-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi secured bail in the toolkit case. Her father Annappa Ravi said, "Justice has been done. My daughter had done nothing wrong. We believe in our country's judiciary." Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police from Bengaluru on February 13 in connection with toolkit shared by activist Greta Thunberg in support of farmers protest which was later deleted.
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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Rescue ops continued in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli following the February 7 glacial disaster. So far, rescuers have recovered at least 70 bodies while several others are still missing. ITBP, SDRF continued to remove trees and boulders from the lake formed after glacier burst. Experts have inspected the site, while a constant vigil is being maintained on the lake. On Wednesday night, excavation work was carried out at the Tapovan tunnel in Chamoli. Water was pumped out of the tunnel and excavation up to 180 meters was complete. The devastating flash flood demolished a 13.2 MW hydel project along the river. It caused extensive damage to NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project along Dhauliganga.
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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans along with SDRF team continued to remove stump of trees and boulders from the lake formed after glacier burst in Uttarakhand. The water is getting discharged smoothly as of now. The flash flood triggered by glacier burst on Feb 7 has claimed several lives.
The Union Home Ministry has directed a phased closure of two special and temporary COVID care centres in the city in view of "continuous decline" in coronavirus cases, officials said on Tuesday. While the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel COVID hospital located in the Delhi Cantonment area is managed by the DRDO, the Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre operational in south Delhi's Chhattarpur area is managed by the ITBP. ITBP Director General SS Deswal said that the Covid care centre will be closed down after the remaining patients are discharged. Watch the full video for more details.
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Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has issued a fresh warning to the Modi government over the farm laws. Addressing a rally in Sikar, Rajasthan, Tikait said that farmers would now launch a fresh tractor rally to the Parliament. ‘This time the call will be for parliament gherao. We will announce it and then march towards Delhi. This time 40 lakh tractors will be there instead of four lakh tractor,’ Tikait said. He appealed to the government to repeal the laws and make a law on MSP failing which they would plough the parks near India Gate and grow crops there as a mark of protest. Farmers have been protesting against the Centre’s farm laws alleging that they will benefit corporate and harm the interests of farmers. While the Centre has agreed to make amendments in the laws, the farmers have insisted on complete withdrawal of the laws. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Bangladesh Armed Forces Contingent paid tribute to fallen soldiers by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial at the India Gate on January 27. Marching Contingent and Band of Bangladesh Army had also participated in the 72nd Republic Day parade. It was the first time that they had participated.
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.
One of the accused of Republic Day Delhi violence was seen at a farmers' rally in Bathinda. Lakha Sidhana was seated on the stage and is likely to address the gathering. He had also released a video on..