BJP MP Kaushal Kishore from Mohanlalganj Kaushal Kishore has appealed to Election Commission to postpone panchayat polls amid rise in COVID-19 cases. "COVID-19 cases in Lucknow is increasing rapidly, saving life of people is important conducting election is not," he said. The first phase of polling of Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat Election will take place on April 15, second phase on April 19, third phase on April 26 and fourth on April 29.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, Adityanath said he is in self-isolation and doing tasks virtually. On Tuesday, the CM isolated himself after some staffers in his office tested positive. Development comes shortly after the UP CM wrapped up his campaign for Bengal polls. Adityanath took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on April 05 at a Civil Hospital in Lucknow. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for coronavirus. Yadav had recently visited Haridwar where Kumbh Mela is underway & met religious leaders. Uttar Pradesh urban development minister Ashutosh Tandon has also tested positive. UP govt has already announced restrictions on gatherings of people in view of Covid. Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday reported highest-ever single-day spike of 18,021 cases and 85 deaths. Adityanath govt has also imposed a night curfew in districts with over 500 active cases.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on April 14 tested positive for COVID-19. He is in a self-isolation since April 13 after few staff members tested COVID positive. The UP CM took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on April 05 at a Civil Hospital in Lucknow.
A man and a woman were found shot dead in a car in Bania Khera area of Lucknow Cantt at around 9 pm on April 12. "Prima facie, it seems the man shot the woman dead before shooting himself," said Additional DCP (East) Qasim Abidi.
An ambulance caught fire outside a welding shop at Kineshwar Chauraha in Lucknow city on April 12. The ambulance was at the welding shop for repair. Oxygen cylinder blasted at the welding shop leading to the ambulance catching fire. Fire Tenders and Police reached the spot, and flames were brought in control. There are reports of few people sustaining injuries. More details are awaited.
Congress has finally launched its digital media platform named 'INC TV'. The party said that the objective is to make Congress voice heard and reach more people. The platform will be available on YouTube. The party has, over the years, alleged that the mainstream media is biased against the Opposition, and the YouTube channel will allow it to convey its message directly to the public.
#CongressTV #INCTV #CongressMediaChannel
Watch this special espisode of Global Chit-Chat on the future of International travel amidst the Pandemic. As the world has been reeling under the Coronavirus Pandemic for over a year now, International travel and tourism industry has been severly hit. While some countries has begun bubble travel with only a few countries, now a raging debate has emerged over the issuance of a Vaccine Passport. While Israel has begun with a vaccine passport, United States and UK have vehemently opposed the idea. What will be the future of International travel, can countries come up with innovative strategies to resume the travel.
Pakistani protestors were paraded in a chain with their kurtas tied to eachother's on a road spurred on by the police, and a video of that incident was shared widely. Although details are not clear, but it appears these men are supporters of an islamist political party which is waging a protest against the French envoy demanding his expulsion.
#Karachi #Lahore #PakistanProtest
For any parent wanting to marry their child would seem apalling, disgusting and extremely hard to believe. But this is actually true as it has already happened. A parent in New York has filed a legal request to marry their own adult child, terming it a case of 'individual autonomy'. The parent who wants to remain autonomous also wants laws barring the incestuous practice to be overturned.
#ShockingStory #ParentsMarriesChild #NewYork
While speaking to ANI in the national capital on March 09, the Additional Director General (Media and Communications) in the Railway Ministry, DJ Narain spoke on Kolkata fire incident which took place on March 08. Narain said, "We are deeply saddened by the demise of 9 persons including 3 Railway officials. High level probe committee led by Senior Chief Security Officer formed, as per the rules. Reports will be submitted within 3 weeks." "There has been no impact on our reservation system, all PRS counters are functional," he added.
Income Tax officials are carrying out searches at properties of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, actor Taapsee Pannu in Mumbai.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that the Emergency was a mistake...