Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on March 25 slammed JDU government in Bihar over the action against opposition MLAs and sharply criticised Bihar Special Armed Police Bill 2021. "Bihar Police has become JDU's and Nitish Kumar's Police. Officers and CM should realize that we aren't BJP that we'll be scared of batons. Nitish Kumar will have to take back the black law or amend it," Tejashwi said.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday condemned the ruckus created in Bihar Assembly. Nitish Kumar defended the Speaker’s action inside the Assembly. Meanwhile, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav asked for CM Nitish’s apology over the matter. Yadav said that the Opposition MLAs will boycott the sessions if action is not taken in the matter. Watch the full video for more details.
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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav expressed his anguish over marshalling out of opposition MLAs from Bihar assembly and didn't hold back to slam Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. RJD leader seek apology from Bihar CM or else announced boycott of assembly for remaining tenure. "Nitish Kumar should know that governments change. MLAs were abused and beaten inside the Assembly yesterday. If Nitish Kumar does not apologise for the incident, we may boycott the Assembly for the remaining tenure. 'Nirlaj Kumar Ji' has lost all shame," said Tejashwi Yadav.
In the latest episode of On The Record, Hindustan Times' Sunetra Choudhury speaks with Nobel Prize-winning economist and author Amartya Sen about the ongoing West Bengal elections. Sen talks about how the decision to have West Bengal Assembly polls is a “political” one. The Nobel Laureate adds that Bengal has committed to secularism in a way that’s remarkable. Polling for the first four phases has been concluded while the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth phases will take place on April 17, 22, 26, and 29 respectively. The counting of votes will take place on May 2. Watch the full video for more details.
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In case you missed it, we tell you how polling in west Bengal has been so far, fro the violence, to the controversies to the memes. We also wonder why Bengalis lose their bhadralok behaviour when it comes to elections. And in the end, we have a blast from the past. Watch the video!
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Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar on April 15 took the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Patna. The vaccine was administered at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS). Bihar CM got the first jab of the vaccine on his 70th birthday on March 01.
Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar on April 09 said he is in a favour of the COVID-19 vaccination to journalists of all age groups after the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases in country. "I am in the favour of the vaccination of journalists of all age groups. They go everywhere to cover news and should be included among frontline workers," CM said.
Amid COVID-19 surge in the country, Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar on April 09 informed that people coming by trains from Maharashtra will be tested for COVID-19 at the railway stations in the state. "For those from Bihar who are returning to the State due to the current COVID19 situation, arrangements are being made for them. Those coming by trains from Maharashtra will be tested for COVID-19 at the railway stations," CM said during a press conference in Patna. Bihar has reported around 1900 fresh cases of COVID in last 24 hours.
Amid increasing COVID-19 cases in the state, Punjab Police have come up with an innovative move. Police in Ferozepur made people, who were found without face masks, undergo on-spot COVID-19 tests. Police also distributed free face masks to these people. In Punjab, night curfew has been extended in nine worst-hit districts by two hours daily, by advancing it from 9 pm onwards. Night curfew will now be in place from 9pm to 5am, instead of 11pm to 5am in districts of Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Mohali, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Ropar. All these districts are reporting spike in daily cases. On March 19, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh extended the night curfew in these districts and also clarified that if required, he would go for more stringent measures to limit its spread in the days to come.
The ICSE board exams for Classes 10 and 12 have been postponed amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today briefed about the efforts being made by the government to import medical grade oxygen. Scam-accused billionaire Nirav Modi's extradition to India has been cleared by the British government. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order on Thursday. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. Tamil Actor Vivekh is still in critical condition and will be observed closely for the next 48 years at the SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani.
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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, hours after chairing an emergency meeting on the coronavirus situation in the state. He tested positive for the second time in eight months. Yediyurappa will be shifted to Manipal hospital from Ramaiah Memorial hospital in Bengaluru where he was admitted earlier today following a fever.
Popular Tamil actor Vivek has been admitted to the intensive care unit at a hospial in Chennai after he suffered a cardiac arrest on Friday morning. His condition is said to be critical.
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A nine day Yajna is going on at Bagla Mukhi temple in Ujjain MP. UP CM had tested positive on the 14th of April. CM Yogi said all activities of the state government are being conducted normally and urged those who came in contact with him in recent days to get themselves tested.
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Bihar government has geared up and took several steps amid surge in coronavirus cases including converting Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) as a dedicated COVID facility. "We have increased beds in hospitals in view of surge in COVID cases. We have decided to make Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH), a dedicated COVID facility. We are also increasing number of beds in PMCH, AIIMS, IGIMS and other medical colleges. Testing has also increased. District Control Units established for assistance to patients," said Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey to ANI.
Family members of a COVID-19 patient, who died in ICU ward on April 14, allegedly vandalised Mayaganj hospital in Bihar's Bhagalpur. Narrating the incident, patient's nephew Pravin said, "My uncle lost his life due to negligence by doctors and nurses." Further details are awaited.