Conventional wisdom suggests the best-case scenario for Joe Biden is for Democrats to sweep the two Senate runoffs in Georgia in January – putting Democrats in control of both sides of Congress as well as the White House. However, Chris Cillizza argues in his latest episode of The Point that a divided Congress may actually be a good thing for Biden.
At least four died, some others injured after fire broke out in a Covid hospital in Nagpur. Officials said incident occurred at 8.10 pm on Friday at the hospital located in Wadi area. Around 27 patients were reportedly shifted to other hospitals following the blaze. Four fire tenders were rushed to spot, it took about an hour to bring fire under control. “This is a 30-bed Covid hospital out of which 15 were ICU beds. Patients have been evacuated and shifted to different hospitals,” a police official said. Meanwhile, CM Uddhav Thackeray has ordered an inquiry into the fire incident. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah expressed grief over the Nagpur hospital fire.
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Ahead of fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah held a door to door campaign in Kolkata's Bhawanipur on April 09. Amit Shah interacted with locals and urged them to cast their vote for BJP candidates. Later, HM Amit Shah dined at the residence of veteran BJP leader Samarendra Prasad Biswas. Fourth phase of Assembly elections in poll-bound West Bengal will be held for 44 Assembly seats on April 10.
Ahead of the Assam assembly polls, while addressing a public rally in Behali district on March 22, the national president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), JP Nadda said, "There is BJP and Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on one side, Congress and Badruddin Ajmal's party on the other side. All Congress does is 'latkana', 'atkana' and 'bhatkana' while we protect, fight for your rights and help you prosper. You must decide what you want." "Congress has no shame. In Kerala, they are against CPI (M) while in tandem with CPM in Bengal. They have alliance with Muslim League in Kerala, Furfura Sharif in Bengal and Badruddin in Assam. Congress indulges in opportunistic politics," he added.
In the ongoing fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly cast his vote at a polling booth in Behala constituency of South 24 Parganas district. A total of 1,15,81,022 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in this fourth phase of assembly election. The fifth phase of the assembly elections will commence on April 17. Counting of votes will take place on May 02.
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.
Two medical students from Kerala who became an internet sensation after a video of their dance performance went viral is facing communal remarks by some fringe group online. Responding to the communal angle, Naveen told a private media outlet that neither he nor Janaki is bothered by the communal remarks.
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Maoists in Chhattisgarh have released CoBRA jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, after keeping him in their custody for five days; The Supreme Court dismissed two separate pleas filed by the Maharashtra government and former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh challenging CBI probe against him; Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has tested positive for the coronavirus disease. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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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.
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.