Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that Delhi will be under a six-day lockdown from 10 pm tonight to 5 am on Monday.
Hit by the second Covid wave, India recorded 2,73,810 fresh infections and 1,619 deaths in a new record high, taking the caseload to 1.5 crore.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a meeting to discuss the coronavirus crisis in the country as India battles an unprecedented surge in cases that saw a new record daily high today with over 2.73 lakh fresh infections.
Amid the row over Remdesivir supply, Shiv Sena MLA Sanjay Gaikwad has said if he would have found the coronavirus, he would have put it into the mouth of BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, sparking protests by the opposition party in Maharashtra.
Yesterday, former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis claimed that the Shiv Sena was never an enemy to his party. Asked by reporters whether there is a possibility of the former allies coming together, Mr Fadnavis said an 'appropriate decision' will be taken in view of the situation.
#DevendraFadnavis #BJP #ShivSena
Delhi reported 85 new Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest tally since May 1st of last year; According to a report by PTI, TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty from the Jadavpur constituency has fallen ill today; Former Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP legislator Ajay Vishnoi said he was ‘ashamed’ that Maneka Gandhi was an MP from his party; Devendra Fadnavis said his party will restore reservation for the OBCs in local bodies if given the power or else he will retire from politics.
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After months of speculation, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday resigned from the top post. The towering Lingayat leader had on Sunday announced that he would take the decision on his future as Karnataka CM on July 26 when his government completed two years in the state.
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Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been spotted with Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh during the All Stars football practice match in Mumbai. Ranveer Singh, a self-confessed fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has been hugging the skipper during the practice.
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The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf led by Imran Khan has won the elections in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Amid allegations of rigging and violence, the PTI won a simple mahjority and will be forming the government in PoK for the first time.
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The first-ever fencer to represent India at the Olympics also became the first to win a bout at the Games as CA Bhavani Devi made a winning start to her historic Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 on Monday.
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BS Yediyurappa announces resignation as the Karnataka chief minister after weeks of uncertainty. Rahul Gandhi today rode a new set of wheels to Parliament carrying a warning, farmers' message and registering his protest against the three agricultural laws. Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has set up a panel to be headed by retired judges Justice MV Lokur and Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya - to probe the Pegasus phone-hacking scandal in the state. India today added 39,361 fresh coronavirus cases, which is marginally lower than yesterday's count. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will raise these issues during his visit to New Delhi.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has slammed Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal after he expelled the state cabinet's decision to appoint prosecutors for arguing cases related to farmers' protests.
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Today, the Monsoon session of the Lok Sabha began on a chaotic note with the opposition preventing Prime Minister Narendra Modi from introducing his newly-inducted Union ministers to the House; The second dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children aged 2-6 years, is likely to be administered to those participating in the trials next week; Amid the ongoing military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, Indian agencies are closely monitoring the development of a Chinese airbase in Shakche; Today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a 'world-class drainage system' will be developed across the national capital.
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Today, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal made four major announcements for the power sector in Goa. He vowed there would be 300 free units every month for each household, a waiver of earlier bills, no power cuts, and free supply to farmers.
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Chaos erupted in the Bengal Assembly on Friday afternoon as governor Jagdeep Dhankhar began his speech. Opposition BJP MLAs held up placards and shouted protests. Dhankhar was forced to stop less than 10 minutes into his address and was escorted to his vehicle by Speaker Biman Banerjee.
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Yesterday, Siddharth Shirole, the BJP MLA from Maharashtra's Pune, posted a video on Twitter accusing the Maha Vikas Aghadi government of hurting the spirit of India's sportspersons by parking their cars on the sports track of Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.
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In an interview today, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut slammed Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan. He said that Pakistan is responsible for terrorism in the world and is the creator of the Taliban.
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Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is heading to Delhi today for her first visit since victory in the April-May Assembly election, and one of her stated objectives is to kick-start an attempt to unite opposition parties ahead of the 2024 general election.
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