Amid skyrocketing cases of COVID-19, Delhi Police launched awareness campaign for general public. Police personnel interacted with people as part of campaign. Residents welcomed police's initiative. Delhi reported over 10,000 cases in a day on April 11.
COVID surge continues in India and Delhi. 10,774 new COVID19 cases reported in last 24 hours on April 11 in national capital. 48 deaths due to virus reported in the same period. Total case tally has risen to 7,25,197. India on April 11 reported highest ever single-day spike with over 1,52,000 cases.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government will be left with no option but to impose lockdown if the condition in hospitals worsens. "Delhi government is not in favour of lockdown, but we will be left with no options if the situation worsens in hospitals," Kejriwal said at a press conference. He urged people to check the availability of beds on the government's app before going to hospitals. "Occupy beds only if there is an emergency," he appealed to the citizens. The Delhi CM also urged the Centre to free the vaccination drive in the country from various restrictions. Watch the full video for more.
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Four-day Covid-19 vaccine festival ‘Tika Utsav’ began in the country on April 11. It’s being observed with an aim to inoculate maximum number of eligible people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had made the call for vaccine festival during his meeting with Chief Ministers. People arrived at inoculation centres in Delhi to receive the Covid vaccine jab. Jai Prakash, Mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, said, "Today Tika Mahotsav started in the country. It will be observed from April 11, the birth anniversary of Jyotiba Phule to April 14, the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar. We thank all doctors and health staff for being part of this mass vaccination drive." People also arrived at BKC vaccination centre in Mumbai amid weekend lockdown. Watch the full video for more.
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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has said that there is a political conspiracy behind arrested cop Sachin Vaze naming Anil Parab in his latest letter. ‘There have been efforts from day one to topple the Maharashtra government. The faces of those who are trying to topple the government are coming to light. A new trend has come to light wherein people who are in jail write letters. People in jail write letters and they are considered as evidence,’ Raut said. Waze had written a letter to the NIA claiming that Maharashtra ministers had asked him to illegally collect money for them. BJP leaders had cited the allegations to demand Anil Parab’s resignation. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut came forward to defend Maharashtra Minister Anil Parab over the allegation levelled by Sachin Waze, and said no Shiv Sainik can take false oath in the name of Bala Saheb Thackeray. "A new tactic has come to light wherein people who are in jail write letters. This is a political conspiracy. I know Anil Parab, he can never indulge in such work. I can assure, no Shiv Sainik can take a false oath in Bala Saheb Thackeray's name," said Raut.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured that 'Bhoomi Putra' of Bengal will only become the Chief Minister of the state if Bharatiya Janata Party comes to power. Shah slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over calling him 'bahar wala' (outsider).
Bhartiya Kisan Union National spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that conspiracy is being hatched to snatch away land from farmers. He said that many more laws will be passed to make it impossible for common people and farmers to buy milk, electricity, seeds and pesticides. "A big conspiracy is being hatched to snatch away land from farmers. Big corporates are in search of your land. Youths will be unemployed if land is grabbed from farmers. Farmers will be given loans through Kisan Credit Cards taking land as collateral. When you fail to repay the loan, they will take away your land," he said. Tikait was addressing a Mahapanchayat in Shivamogga.
A farmer leader organised his son’s wedding ceremony at a farmers’ protest site in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa on March 18. The groom Sachin Singh wanted to give a strong message to the Centre that the farmers will not leave the protest site until it repeal the three farm laws. Farmers have been protesting on the different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020
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Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has demanded that all protesters who have been camping at the borders of the capital should be vaccinated. He further added that jail inmates should also be vaccinated and details should be released on whether they have been following social distancing. Tikait said that he is also ready to get vaccinated and will lead the way. Farmers have been protesting against the Centre’s farm laws since November 2020. They have been demanding withdrawal of the laws while the Central govt has agreed to make amendments. Several rounds of talks have failed to break the deadlock between the two sides. Watch the full video for all the details.
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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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Delhi police has made another arrest in connection with the incident at Red Fort on Republic Day. Maninder Singh, who was allegedly swinging swords that ‘motivated’ protesters at the Red Fort, was arrested from Pitampura in the capital. ‘Singh was seen in a video swinging two swords at Red Fort with intent to motivate or radicalise and energise the violent anti-national elements indulging in brutal assault or attack on police persons on duty with swords, 'khandas', iron rods, axes, 'barsaas', sticks etc and damaging historical monument Red Fort on Republic Day,’ police said in a statement. Earlier, Deep Sidhu and Iqbal Singh had also been arrested in connection with the case. Over 120 people have been arrested so far in connection with the violence across Delhi on January 26.
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal visited Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on February 28. The Aam Aadmi Party chief addressed a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat'. A.A.P. is setting its sights on Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2022 elections. Kejriwal expressed solidarity with protesting farmers and slammed BJP. “The entire Red Fort incident was planned by them. Many people told me that they (demonstrators) were deliberately shown the wrong path as they did not know Delhi routes. Those who hoisted flag were their (BJP) workers. Our farmers can give lives but can’t be anti-nationals,” said Kejriwal. He added, “Today, BJP's central government has filed sedition cases against farmers. Even the British didn’t charge farmers with sedition.” Watch the full video for more.
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Delhi Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal during a public rally in Meerut said that farmers can be anything but anti-nationals. He accused BJP of planning the entire Red Fort incident. "Many people told me that they were deliberately shown wrong path as they didn't know streets of Delhi. Those who hoisted flag were their (BJP) workers," he added. He further said, "Today, Bharatiya Janata Party's central government has filed cases against farmers for carrying out anti-national activities. Even Britishers did not have this courage."
Days after violence and vandalism on Republic Day adversely hit the farmer protests, Rakesh Tikait's emotional call has renewed the stir at Delhi's Ghazipur border. Massive security arrangements were..
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Condeming the violence during farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal urged people to continue the protest in a peaceful manner against the three farm laws. "I appeal..
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said he believes farmers were not involved in the violence in Delhi. Amarinder Singh added that the movement lost steam after violence at Red fort. “Farmers had made..
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