Mohan Delkar, seven-term Lok Sabha member from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, was found dead in a Mumbai hotel on Monday, police said. The body of Delkar (58), Independent MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli Union Territory, was found at the sea-facing hotel in south Mumbai's Marine Drive area, a police official said. The official said a suicide note in Gujarati was also found along with the body. The cause of death will be known after autopsy, he added. Watch the full video for more details.
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Dadra and Nagar Haveli Member of Parliament (MP) Mohan Delkar allegedly died by suicide at a hotel in South Mumbai. His body has been sent for postmortem. Police began investigation. While speaking to media, Mumbai Police Spokesperson, Chaitanya S said, "The body of Lok Sabha MP Mohan Delkar was found in a hotel in Marine Drive Police Station area today. A suicide note was also found at the spot. ASP of Colaba is investigating the matter."
As the numbers of COVID cases continue to surge in Maharashtra, state capital on April 10 has gone under weekend lockdown. Streets in the city wear a deserted look as weekend lockdown is imposed in the city till 7 am on April 12. Weekend lockdown rule has started from toady and in absence of the requisite certificate, the offender will be fined an amount of ?1000. The city reported 9,200 new COVID-19 cases and 35 deaths on April 09.
Bollywood stars Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet and Guru Randhawa were snapped in film city, Mumbai. Actors stepped out wearing masks. Opting for unique look, Ranveer Singh was snapped at dubbing studio in Bandra. Ranveer is all set to be seen in '83'. 'Kedarnath' star Sara Ali Khan was clicked post gym session. Actress will make appearance in upcoming movie 'Atrangi Re'. Paps also clicked Rakul Preet and Guru Randhwara at Mumbai airport. Rakul is working on her next venture 'Indian 2'.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad attacked congress leader Rahul Gandhi over vaccine shortage charge. RS Prasad, in a series of tweets, countered Rahul Gandhi’s vaccine shortage claim. The union minister also asked why Rahul has not yet taken the vaccine. This comes after Rahul Gandhi earlier attacked PM Modi over ‘tika utsav’. Rahul wrote a letter to PM Modi over vaccine procurement and distribution. “Shortage of vaccine is a grave issue amid rising covid cases. Not utsav, is it right to risk Indian citizens and keep exporting vaccines? Central government should help all state governments without any bias. We all have to stand together to beat the pandemic,” he said.
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Amid Bengal polling for the 4th phase of election, BJP shared a damaging video clip about TMC leader Sujata Mondal in which she is heard calling a section of people "beggars by nature".
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A scary near-eye injury survived by Virat Kohli in the IPL season opener match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians has left the fans worried sick.
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Mohd Shameem is the caretaker of the Delhi Gate kabristan. He says he has buried at least 900 people in this space since the beginning of the pandemic and may need more land with rising deaths due to Covid-19 each day.
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Reacting to the firing incident in WB's Cooch Behar where four people died during polling for the fourth phase of assembly elections, TMC leader Saugata Roy on April 10 said, "Why did the Central Armed Police Forces fire? Where do they get this audacity of firing on common voters? That is the main question. This is a part of a conspiracy and we do not think that the PM is out of this conspiracy. This is an effort to intimidate voters." At least 4 people were killed and four got injured in the firing in WB's Cooch Behar today.
During a public rally in West Bengal's Siliguri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 10 said that, "It's time to change the kind of political environment that has been created in Bengal for past several decades. 'Tolabaaj mukt' Bengal will be formed now. 'Syndicate mukt' Bengal will be formed now. 'Cut money mukt' Bengal will be formed now." Meanwhile, polls are underway in 44 constituencies of WB Assembly.
During a public rally in West Bengal's Siliguri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 10 conveyed his condolences to the demise of the people who died in the Cooch Behar firing incident and said his sympathies are with the families of those who died in the incident. "What happened in Cooch Behar is very saddening. My sympathies are with the families of those who died, I condole their demise. Didi and her goons are perturbed, seeing the people's support for BJP. She has stooped to this level as she can see her chair slipping away," the PM said. "I would like to tell Didi, TMC and their goons clearly that their ways will not be allowed to work in Bengal. I urge the Election Commission to take strict action against the accused of the incident in Cooch Behar," he added. Earlier, at least 4 people were killed and four got injured in incident of firing in WB's Cooch Behar during the fourth phase of Assembly elections today.
BJP leader Amit Malviya released leaked audio clips of Prashant Kishor speaking to journalists. Malviya claimed that even TMC's internal surveys show BJP's win in Bengal assembly polls. Malviya took to Twitter and shared the audio clips of the public chat on Clubhouse app. In the chat, Kishor is purportedly heard saying that 'PM Modi is very popular in Bengal’. Malviya claimed that Kishor also spoke on 'anger against TMC' and ’55% Hindus are voting for BJP’. Clubhouse is an audio-only app where participants can host discussions in open rooms. Responding to Malviya's tweetstorm, Kishore challenged BJP to release the entire conversation.
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Soon after TMC poll strategist Prashant Kishor audio clip leaked in which he said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee equally popular in the Bengal Assembly polls, two time former TMC MLA and now BJP leader Rajib Banerjee said that Kishor strategy has failed in Bengal. "Prashant Kishor's strategy will not work in Bengal, his strategy has failed. TMC has finished here. In Bengal, only Narendra Modi's strategy will work," said BJP's Banerjee.
Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP at PM Modi's rally at Brigade Ground in Kolkata. The DMK has allotted 25 seats to ally Congress for next month's elections in Tamil Nadu. The national party has also been allotted the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat that would go for bypolls following the death of Congress MP Vasanthakumar. Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Saturday advised the people of his Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar to "beat up with bamboo sticks" those officials who appeared insensitive to their concerns. As the temperatures are soaring in the poll bound Bengal, West Bengal Agriculture Minister Tapan Dasgupta stoked a controversy by threatening voters that they would lose water and electricity if they did not vote for him in the elections. Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, walked out of the Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital.
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PM Modi said India is exporting defence equipment to more than 40 countries and is working towards becoming one of the world's biggest exporters; The Congress government in Puducherry has collapsed after losing its majority and Chief Minister V Narayanasamy will resign; 81-year-old Varavara Rao who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, was granted bail for 6 months by the Bombay HC on medical grounds. All this and more news at 2 pm.
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Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, was granted bail for six months by the Bombay High Court today on medical grounds. He is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital where was admitted by the Maharashtra government following the high court's intervention. Rao has been asked by the court to remain in Mumbai and be available for investigation whenever needed.
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