BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait refuted the allegation that farmers violated COVID-19 protocols at Iftar. Reacting to the viral video, Tikait mentioned, "People were sitting at a distance from each other. The gathering of 50 people is permitted by the government. There were 22-35 people. Nobody met with each other, no one shook hands." Watch the full video for more details.
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Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rahesh Tikait on April 22 at Ghazipur border said that many farmers are struggling to get the second dose of COVID vaccine. "Farmers are at their home. Where else will we ask them to go? Is COVID spreading from here? We have been living here for last 5 months, it's our home now. Many farmers took vaccine but are struggling to get the 2nd dose. We have told officers to set up camp here," said BKU leader. Farmers have been agitating against farm laws at Delhi's border from past 5 months.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait blamed the Narendra Modi govt for the attack on his convoy. Stones were allegedly pelted at the farmer leader's car, damaging the rear windshield. “The government is responsible, who else can it be? It's their youth wing. They (attackers) were saying, 'Rakesh Tikait, Go Back’. Where should I go? They hurled stones and used lathis. Why are they fighting us, we are farmers, not a political party,” Tikait said. The alleged attack took place on Friday afternoon in Rajasthan’s Alwar district. Tikait, however, was not in his car when the stones were allegedly pelted.
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Sadhvi Pragya is a saffron-draped BJP MP from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. While addressing a gathering, she claimed that cow has protected her from contracting the Coronavirus.
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The three arrested TMC heavyweights Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee and Madan Mitra were rushed to the hospital. As several states tackle vaccine shortage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today continuous efforts were being made to increase vaccine supply in a big way. The government-appointed task force on Covid-19 on Monday removed plasma therapy from the treatment protocol for adult Covid-19 patients. KK Aggarwal, a former president of the Indian Medical Association and a prominent face of the medical fraternity in the country, died last night due to Covid.Four people were killed in Gujarat as Cyclone Tauktae made landfall in Gujarat last night that damaged houses and trees and forced people to flee.
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The government-appointed task force on Covid-19 on Monday removed plasma therapy from the treatment protocol for adult Covid-19 patients. In the revised clinical guidelines for management of adult Covid-19 patients, use of convalescent plasma therapy has been removed even as an 'off label treatment.'
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The landfall process of the eye of extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which had hit Gujarat coast in Saurashtra between Diu and Una around 9 pm on Monday evening, ended around 12 am on Tuesday. In a relief to the people, the IMD announced that Cyclone Tauktae has weakened into a very severe cyclonic storm from the extremely severe cyclonic storm. The Indian Navy rescued 146 people on board a barge that went adrift in the Arabia Sea near Mumbai hours before a very severe cyclonic storm made landfall on the Gujarat coast
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Padma Shree Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal passed away on Monday night after a lengthy battle with coronavirus. He had been admitted to AIIMS several days ago and was on ventilator support. The 62 year old is the former President of the Indian Medical Association and the current head of the Heart Care Foundation of India. Dr. Aggarwal was also a renowned cardiologist of the country and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2010. A statement from his Twitter handle said he died on May 17th at 11.30 pm in New Delhi.
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In 2019, Microsoft corporation received information about its founder's involvement with an employee almost two decades ago. The board reviewed the matter and conducted a "thorough investigation" with the help of an external law firm. Microsoft said that the investigation could not be concluded because Gates had stepped down from the board before it was completed.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairs a review meeting with the chief ministers of Gujarat & Maharashtra.
According to the Karnataka State Disaster Managagement Authority, four people have lost their lives and 73 villages have been affected by cyclone Tauktae. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Lockdown in Delhi has been extended for another week. India logged 3.11 lakh fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours.
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In what is being called a historic win, the Trinamool Congress defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party's formidable election machine to defend the West Bengal throne. BJP's campaign was led by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and the party had set a target of 200+ seats. However, it could not even breach the 100-mark, winning 77 constituencies. TMC bagged 213, however, Mamata Banerjee lost the Nandigram fight to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari. The Congress and Left were completely wiped out. What does the Bengal verdict say about politics, elections, and issues? Watch this analysis with CVoter founder and pollster Yashwant Deshmukh.
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Former Attorney General & Constitutional law expert Soli Sorabjee died on Friday. The 91-year-old veteran lawyer passed away after getting infected with Covid-19. Sorabjee had served as the Attorney General for India from 1989-90 & then from 1998-2004. The Former Attorney General was admitted to a private hospital in South Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and condoled Sorabjee's demise. VP Venkaiah Naidu, union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, RS Prasad and Smriti Irani also paid their tribute to the former Attorney General. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee also tweeted and expressed their condolences. Born in 1930, Soli Sorabjee had been honoured with Padma Vibhushan in 2002.
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TMC supporters started protesting outside the Raj Bhawan, residence of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over the arrests of ministers and TMC leaders. The CBI on Monday launched parallel raids and later arrested TMC heavyweights and ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee and MLA Madan Mitra in its probe on the Narada sting case. Within hours, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached the CBI office.
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Home Minister Amit Shah held a roadshow in Thousand Lights assembly constituency, wherein he campaigned for the party's candidate Khushbu Sundar on April 03. The Home Minister urged people to vote for the double-engine government so that the development train reaches Tamil Nadu. Amit Shah said, "State's development is possible only if we defeat dynastic and corrupt DMK-Congress. Only the development journey started under PM's leadership can make Tamil Nadu of MGR and Jayalalithaa's dreams."
On a day that the Centre has sent a team to probe reports of post poll violence in Bengal, a video has gone viral of Union Minister V Muraleedharan's convoy coming under attack by locals in Panchkhudi..