MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale, has demanded President's rule in Maharashtra amid investigation in the businessman Mukesh Ambani bomb scare case and Sachin Waze case. "Law and order situation is worsening in Maharashtra. A criminal officer like Sachin Waze was given protection by the Maharashtra government... I demand that President's rule be implemented in Maharashtra. I will also write to Union Home Minister Amit Shah regarding this," said Athawale.
President Kovind, PM Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. PM Modi paid his tribute to Ambedkar while addressing the Association of Indian Universities. He also took to twitter saying Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India. VP Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tribute to Ambedkar at his residence in Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also paid tribute to the Father of Indian Constitution. BSP supremo Mayawati remembered Ambedkar's legacy on his birth anniversary. DMK chief MK Stalin paid a floral tribute to BR Ambedkar at Koyambedu in Chennai. Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14 April, 1891 in Mhow of Madhya Pradesh. Termed as the father of Indian constitution, he always worked for the welfare of deprived people. Ambedkar was conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 1990.
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A gunfight broke out between security forces & Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bastar on April 3.As many as 23 bodies were found from the site of the gunfight, as per officials. 32 soldiers were injured and 1 was reported missing, confirmed Bijapur police. The gunfight also resulted in the death of a suspected Maoist, officials said Five security personnel lost their lives on April 3, body of two were recovered. Operation to find the missing soldiers was underway, a senior police official said. President Kovind and PM Modi condoled the death of soldiers who lost their lives. Amit Shah on Sunday spoke to Chhattisgarh CM and took stock of the situation. Watch the full video for more.
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar to undergo Endoscopy surgery on his Gallbladder. President Ram Nath Kovind signs the controversial ‘Delhi Bill’ while in hospital. Covid 19 breakout: Joint WHO-China study rules out lab leak, calls it extremely unlikely. People across the country celebrate the festival of colours, Covid-19 protocols vastly neglected. Fresh Covid-19 cases triple in three weeks, deaths rise by 51%. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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President Ram Nath Kovind, who was shifted to the AIIMS from Army Hospital (RR) in Delhi, will undergo a "planned bypass procedure" on March 30 at the hospital. President Kovind's condition is stable. The President was taken to the Army Hospital on March 26 after he felt chest pain, as part of the routine checkup, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. The Army Hospital had referred him to AIIMS for "further investigation", the facility's medical bulletin read.
Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis accused Maharastra Police of harassing a Daman-based Remdesivir supplier for agreeing to supply a stock of the drug to the state on the request of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders. “We had requested Bruck Pharma to supply a stock of Remdesivir vials to Maharashtra. They said they couldn't until permissions were given. I spoke with Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and got Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s permission. Tonight around 9 pm, the police arrested him," said Fadnavis. He added that the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Manjunath Singe told they had inputs that some exporters had 60,000 vials and they only wanted to verify the same. However, Singe refuted the allegations that the distributor was arrested. Watch the full video for more.
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Amit Shah and Mamata Banerjee play blame-game on the Cooch Behar incident. NIA arrests Riyaz Kazi in Antilia Bomb case. CBI calls PAs of Anil Deshmukh for questioning in corruption case. Centre halts export of Remdesivir and its active pharmaceutical ingredients. The Uttar Pradesh government orders closure of all schools amid rising covid infections. Rahul Gandhi slams Centre, says ‘middle class is not satisfied’. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, has alleged that Mumbai Police on April 17 arrested a remdesivir supplier whom BJP had approached to supply the anti-viral drug to the state amid the surge in COVID cases. Fadnavis said, "Four days ago we had requested Bruck Pharma to supply us (Remdesivir) but they couldn't until permission was given. I spoke with Union Min Mansukh Mandviya and we got FDA's permission, but at about 9 pm, police arrested him (supplier)." LoP visited the police station where the supplier was held. "DCP told us that they received inputs that some exporters had 60,000 vials and wanted to verify the same. We showed them permission letter. He (DCP) said it wasn't communicated to them. Whatever happened was wrong," said Devendra Fadnavis.
In a post on Twitter on Wednesday, Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal took a dig at their competitor Swiggy for delivering orders after 8pm in Mumbai amid the coronavirus pandemic. Deepinder Goyal, in his now-viral post, attached a screenshot from food delivery platform Swiggy’s application and tagged Mumbai Police, asking for a clarification. After Mumbai police clarified, he apologised to Swiggy.
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