Is Sirsa bailing out Khalistanis in his personal capacity – Sonam Mahajan

Akali Dal distances itself from Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s statement on Deep Sidhu. Bikram Singh Majithia clarifies that Akali Dal won’t provide legal support to any rioter. Is Sirsa bailing out Khalistanis in his personal capacity or as the President of Delhi Gurudwara Committee?

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hopeful of poll alliance with Kamal Haasan’s Party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) in Tamil Nadu

After receiving encouraging response in Gujarat civic polls, AAP is planning to enter the TN election ring in alliance with the Kamal Haasan’s party. Assembly elections in the southern state will be held on April 6. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is said to be on terms with Haasan. As a goodwill measure, the Delhi government recently announced setting up a Tamil academy in the national capital to help spread Tamil culture. Appreciating this, Haasan congratulated Kejriwal on Twitter.

Actor Kamal Haasan has not become a famous figure now, or only in Tamil Nadu – Aam Aadmi Party Senior Leader Satyendar Jain

Actor Kamal Haasan has not become a famous figure now, or only in Tamil Nadu. He’s a renowned and respected personality in the entire country for the last 30 years. Everything is possible. The work of a lighthouse is to show direction to the ships, not capture their place. We are making lighthouses and showing people the right direction and helping them get salvation from corrupt politicians. We were outsiders there. But people vote for the work you do. There is no outsider or insider. We are all Indians. Wherever we fight and win elections, local governance will be completely handled by locals. We will guide them and give them the AAP model of governance and development.

Arvind Kejriwal took part in a roadshow in Surat, Gujarat after performance in Corporation Elections

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took part in a roadshow after the Aam Aadmi Party’s electoral success in its debut electoral local body polls. Making inroads in Gujarat politics, the AAP won 27 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC). Addressing AAP’s newly elected corporators in Surat, Kejriwal slammed the BJP saying they are not doing great and there are a lot of issues.

Aam Aadmi Party is the only party to challenge the BJP across the nation – Arvind Kejriwal

Why has BJP been governing here for the last 25 years? It’s not as if they’re doing great. There are a lot of issues. Different parties come to power in states across the country but only one party is governing here. The Congress is being wiped off from everywhere, you must have heard about the municipal election results in Surat. Congress got zero seats in Surat. The Aam Aadmi Party is the only party to challenge the BJP across the nation.

All departments of the Delhi government will now use only electric vehicles, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

All departments of the Delhi government will now use only electric vehicles, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Thursday. The government, which has over 2,000 cars in its fleet, hopes its decision will inspire other cities in the country and the world to tackle the issues of pollution and climate change with the urgency they deserve, he said. The announcement came a day after the Aam Aadmi Party-led government launched a campaign, ‘Switch Delhi’, to encourage private vehicle owners to take a pledge to shift to electric vehicles and install a charging point within their premises in the next three years.

Delhi government will launch the patriotism curriculum from kindergarten to class 8 in all its schools

Delhi government will launch the patriotism curriculum from kindergarten to class 8 in all its schools from the next academic session. The syllabus will also work towards helping students develop a thorough understanding of the self, family, school, society, nation and the world. The Delhi government says the objective of the curriculum is to reinforce the values and skills in children that contribute towards nation-building and prepare the student evolve into a responsible and alert citizen.

Delhi Court sends Disha Ravi to one-day police custody in Toolkit case

A Delhi court on Monday sent 21-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi, arrested in connection with allegedly being involved in sharing a “toolkit” on social media related to the farmers’ protest, to one day police custody. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma allowed custodial interrogation of Ravi after police said she was required to be confronted with co-accused.

Arvind Kejriwal outlined that attention was not paid to the manufacturing sector in the country over the last 70 years

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday emphasised about working on a war footing to make the country a manufacturing hub in the world and claimed India can leave behind China in the sector, Delhi government sources said. Speaking virtually in the sixth Governing Council meeting of Niti Aayog chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister also outlined that attention was not paid to the manufacturing sector in the country over the last 70 years.

Delhi Police informed court that Disha Ravi was part of Indian chapter of global conspiracy to defame India

Delhi Police on Saturday informed a city court that Disha Ravi, who is under judicial custody in the toolkit case over farmers protest, was part of Indian chapter of global conspiracy to defame India, create unrest in the garb of farmers’ protest. During the hearing on Ravi’s bail plea today, the Delhi Police also informed court that the ‘toolkit’ conspiracy was a sinister design to defame India and trigger violence, for which Poetic Justice Foundation and banned organisation Sikhs For Justice used climate activist Disha Ravi.

Case registered against former BSP MP Akbar Ahmad ‘Dumpy’ on a complaint by Delhi BJP vice-President Shazia Ilmi accusing him of misbehaving with her

A case has been registered against former BSP MP Akbar Ahmad ‘Dumpy’ on a complaint by Delhi BJP vice-president Shazia Ilmi accusing him of misbehaving with her at a private party, police said on Saturday. In her complaint, Ilmi alleged that Ahmad allegedly started “misbehaving with her and passed lewd remarks” at a dinner party in southwest Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area on February 5, according to the police.

UP STF raids PFI office in Shaheenbagh; seized pamphlet, CDs and DVDs and pen drives, poster, placards and banners

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) conducted raids at the Popular Front of India’s office located in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area. The cops also seized pamphlet, CDs and DVDs and pen drives, poster, placards and banners from their office. The UP STF has said that raids on PFI and CFI locations were conducted in the national capital after PFI members arrested from Mathura in October last year gave credible information during questioning. This comes after two persons connected to PFI for planning to target those holding important positions in Hindu organizations were arrested.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting with Uttar Pradesh farmer leaders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting with Uttar Pradesh farmer leaders on Sunday at the Vidhan Sabha in the national capital, to discuss farm laws and other issues. Delhi Transport and Environment Minister Kailash Gahlot and Minister for Water and Tourism Rajendra Pal Gautam and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh were also present in the meeting. The central government has offered to put the farm laws “on hold” for 12-18 months, an offer rejected by the farmers’ unions protesting against the laws.

Like in the Delhi assembly polls, AAP party will defeat BJP by a “historical majority” in upcoming municipal corporation by-elections – Gopal Rai, AAP

Aam Aadmi Party leader Gopal Rai on Sunday said like in the Delhi assembly polls, the party will defeat the BJP by a “historical majority” in the upcoming municipal corporation by-elections. By-elections to five municipal wards will be held on February 28 and results will be declared on March 3. These by-elections are going to write the future of Delhi for the next five years, Rai, who is the Delhi convener of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), claimed during a Booth Karyakarta Sammelan at the Chauhan Bangar ward of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC).

We hope that very soon, the BJP will start getting defeated – Manish Sisodia

If private schools in Delhi can be stopped from raising fees in an arbitrary manner, then why can’t the BJP do the same in Gujarat? If in just five years, government hospitals in Delhi can be turned fabulous, then why are hospitals in Surat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot in shambles? We hope that very soon, the BJP will start getting defeated.

Climate activist Disha Ravi and lawyer along with Nikita Jacob created the toolkit related to the farmers’ protest against the Modi government’s three farm laws, Delhi Police said

Climate activist Disha Ravi and lawyer Nikita Jacob created the toolkit related to the farmers’ protest against the Modi government’s three farm laws, Delhi Police said on Monday. Addressing the media here, Prem Nath, Joint CP (Cyber Cell), said that many screenshots of the toolkit were available on open source and were investigated. He said that when probe was able to fetch enough information, a search warrant was obtained from court on February 9 against Nikita Jacob. Nikita, one of the editors of the toolkit, is a lawyer by profession. Nath said that a police team reached Mumbai and conducted searches at her residence on February 11.

Whatever happened in Delhi at Red Fort was definitely a political conspiracy – Nitin Gadkari

Whatever happened in Delhi at Red Fort was definitely a political conspiracy. There are some anti-national elements that have infiltrated the farm protests. The farm protests have lost credibility after January 26 violence.

Journalist Mandeep Punia, who works as a freelancer with The Caravan and Junputh detailed by Delhi Police for misbehaving

Delhi Police Saturday detained a freelance journalist, alleging that he had misbehaved with a station house officer (SHO) at the Singhu border on Saturday night. Police said Mandeep Punia, who works as a freelancer with The Caravan and Junputh, was moving through roadblocks and barricades when the alleged incident took place. Punia was on assignment for the Caravan, following up on yesterday’s violence at Singhu. The Delhi police had sealed the entry point to the protest site.

Delhi Congress Passed Resolution to Make Rahul Gandhi President of Congress with Immediate Effect

Delhi Congress has passed a resolution to make Rahul Gandhi the president of the party with immediate effect. The resolution was passed unanimously in a meeting of the Delhi Congress office-bearers convened by Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Ch. Anil Kumar. “Ch Anil Kumar moved the resolutions, and one of the resolutions requested Rahul Gandhi to take over as the President of the Indian National Congress at the earliest. He said that considering the disturbed and dangerous political situation in the country, Congress needs a dynamic and powerful leader like Rahul Gandhi at the helm, to lead the party forcefully, to counter the communal, authoritarian, and undemocratic forces, trying to take the country on the path of destruction,” a Congress press communique read.

Modi ji and Yogi ji and all others must listen carefully – Yogendra Yadav, leader of the Swaraj Party

Modi ji and Yogi ji and all others must listen carefully, farmers will not go back from this movement, humiliated and defamed, said Yogendra Yadav, leader of the Swaraj Party, at a farmers’ rally at Delhi-UP border. Yogendra Yadav is among those named in the FIRs by the Delhi Police lodged with respect to Republic Day violence during farmers tractor parade. However, on January 26, Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav said he felt “ashamed” of the way the farmers’ tractor parade turned out on Tuesday, and took responsibility for it.

Farmers Movement Discredited after January 26 Violence in National Capital – Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

I do think that the movement has been discredited. The whole world was supporting the farmers. But the moment the violence came, and the symbol of the Red Fort was violated, was when the movement lost steam. I think that the government should continue its contact with the farmers and the farmers must go to the meetings. This must be resolved. It cannot continue like this. It isn’t for me to put the blame on any person or agency. But one thing must be understood, the government in power must take responsibility and that government is currently of BJP. They must own up to this fact and look into why they couldn’t understand the movement’s nature.

Violence broke out in tractor march held by farmers in National Capital Delhi, Farmer Union Leader Rakesh Tikait has Denied Reports of Violence

Even as violence broke out in the tractor march held by farmers in the national capital, farm union leader Rakesh Tikait has denied reports of violence and claimed that march is peaceful. BKU leader Rakesh Tikait, while speaking to media, said that the tractor march is peaceful, even as farmers broke barricades and vandalised buses at ITO in New Delhi. He said that the Centre should repeal the farm laws and farmers will continue to protest. As the farmers’ entered New Delhi during their tractor march on January 26, tear gas shells were fired at near the Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar, and the farmers’ were seen heckling the police personnel near ITO. Visuals also show that farmers are carrying sticks, despite the Delhi Police circular stating it clearly that they are not allowed to carry any weapon.

Farmers Agitation: Rahul Gandhi Denounced Violence in Delhi by Protestors

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has been supporting the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s farm laws, on Tuesday denounced the violence in Delhi by protestors. Gandhi, however, once again appealed that the agri laws should be taken back for country’s sake. “Violence is not the solution to any problem. Irrespective of who gets hurt, it is the country which will suffer. Take back the anti-agriculture law for the benefit of the country!” the former Congress president sain in his Hindi tweet.

Farmers’ Protest in Delhi intensifies as groups of farmers were seen indulging in vandalism of public property

Heavy security has been deployed all over the capital as the Kisan rally turns violent. From Red Fort to ITO, what was initially planned as a peaceful protest, has taken to the streets. In the visuals coming in, the protestors can be seen raising yellow flags at the Red fort. In view of security and traffic arrangements for Republic Day and the tractor rally, Delhi Police has issued revised traffic advisories. In the grab of tractor rally, the agitating protestors also went up the mast on the ramparts of the historic 17th-century monument and raised saffron flags. While the government had opposed the rally to be held on the same day as the country’s Republic Day, the Supreme Court had earlier upheld the farmers’ constitutional right to hold a peaceful protest.

I urge all genuine farmers to vacate Delhi & return to borders – Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh

Shocking scenes in Delhi. The violence by some elements is unacceptable. It’ll negate goodwill generated by peacefully protesting farmers. Kisan leaders have disassociated themselves & suspended Tractor Rally. I urge all genuine farmers to vacate Delhi & return to borders.

Chaotic Protests by Farmers in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting with Security Officials

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a high-level meeting to discuss the prevailing law and order situation caused due to the chaotic protests by farmers in Delhi. He has directed 15 paramilitary force companies to be deployed in the national capital. Wielding sticks and clubs and holding the tricolour and union flags, tens of thousands of farmers atop tractors broke barriers, clashed with police and entered the city from various points to lay siege to the Red Fort and climb the flagpole on Republic Day on Tuesday.

Every farmer has become Bhagat Singh – Arvind Kejriwal

I want to ask Centre how many sacrifices farmers will have to make, to get their voices heard. Every farmer has become Bhagat Singh. The government is saying that they are reaching out to farmers and trying to explain the benefits of Farm Bills. UP CM told farmers that they’ll benefit from these bills as their land won’t be taken away. Is it a benefit? What was the hurry to get farm laws passed in Parliament during pandemic? It has happened for first time that three laws were passed without voting in Rajya Sabha.I hereby tear three farm laws in this assembly and appeal Centre not to become worst than Britishers.

AAP MLAs Mahendra Goyal and Somnath Bharti lodged their protest against the farm laws

Delhi Assembly on Thursday witnessed high drama as ruling Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tore copies of the three new agricultural laws against which thousands of farmers are protesting at several border points of the national capital city. As soon as the proceedings during the one-day session of Assembly began, AAP MLAs Mahendra Goyal and Somnath Bharti lodged their protest against the farm laws.

Want to ask BJP are all these people also anti-nationals – Arvind Kejriwal

I appeal to AAP workers and supporters and the public to observe one-day fast tomorrow in support of farmers. I will also fast tomorrow. Some central government ministers and BJP leaders are saying that farmers are anti-national. Many ex-servicemen, national and international players, singers, celebrities, doctors, traders are supporting the farmers. Want to ask BJP are all these people also anti-nationals.

Farmer Agitation: Delhi Police stepped up vigil on National Capital’s Border with Haryana

Delhi Police stepped up vigil on the national capital’s border with Haryana on Sunday as farmers plan to block the Jaipur National Highway-8, which passes through Gurgaon, as part of their protest against the Centre’s new agri laws. The city police had on Saturday increased security arrangements by deploying additional personnel and placing more concrete barriers.

Farmer Agitation: Police Detain AAP MLAs Atishi

After Aam Aadmi Party MLA Raghav Chadha, Police detained Atishi from near residence of Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, on Sunday for holding protest demonstration against alleged misappropriation of funds by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). Earlier today, Raghav Chadha, Ritu Raj, Kuldeep Kumar and Sanjeev Jha were detained by the police on their way to the Home Minister’s residence. They were heading towards Amit Shah’s residence to hold similar protest.

Delhi Traffic Police informed commuters about routes closed for traffic in view of farmers agitation

Amid the prevailing deadlock between farmers and the Central government over the new farm laws, the Delhi Traffic Police on Saturday informed commuters about routes closed for traffic in view of a large number of farmers camping at the Delhi’s borders. “Available Open Borders to Haryana are following Borders–Jharoda (Only Single Carriageway/Road), Daurala, Kapashera, Badusarai, Rajokri NH 8, Bijwasan/Bajghera, Palam Vihar and Dundahera Borders,” Delhi Traffic Police tweeted today.

I had only commented on Shaheen Baag Dadi – Kangana Ranaut

I had only commented on Shaheen Baag dadi cos they instigated riots there even that tweet was deleted almost immediately, I don’t know from where they brought another elderly lady in to the picture and now endlessly spreading lies.Vultures trying to instigate mob against a woman.

Every region of Punjab is sending its blessings to Arvind Kejriwal – AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha

On the directives of Arvind Kejriwal, AAP’s every worker, MLA, MP and Minister is helping the country’s revolutionary farmers who are protesting on the borders. They are ensuring the availability of all facilities for the farmers. Every region of Punjab is sending its blessings to Arvind Kejriwal and AAP.

Captain Amarinder is Worried – Raghav Chadha

Captain Amarinder is worried because of this rising popularity. Because of that, he has started giving false statements. Captain Amarinder was a part of the committee which drafted these three black laws. He had given his assent to these three black laws. His party stated in its 2019 manifesto that we will apply these black laws if we come to power.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekar Azad joined the protesting farmers at Delhi

While the opposition has been vociferously supporting the protests, protesters received support from several other quarters as well. Dalit leader and Bhim Army chief Chandrashekar Azad joined the protesting farmers at the Delhi-Ghazipur border. Bilkis Dadi, the face of the months-long anti-citizenship law protest in Delhi, was stopped by Delhi Police personnel at the Singhu border when she tried to join protesters.

Delhi Police file case for violent protests at Singhu border

Delhi Police have lodged an FIR against unknown people at the Alipur police station after clashes were reported last Friday between farmers and police teams at Singhu border in which public properties were damaged. On November 27, in view of the protests organised by different farmers’ unions against the recently passed farm laws, police force was deployed at Singhu border to maintain law and order.

Captain Amarinder is Dancing to the tune of BJP – Raghav Chadha, AAP

Yesterday, Captain Amarinder gave a statement that Amit Shah is saying the right thing. He said that the farmers should accept the Union Home Minister’s offer along with all the conditions. Captain Amarinder is dancing to the tune of BJP. He has become the Chief Minister of BJP and not of Punjab. This is the same BJP which fired tear gas shells on India’s farmers. This is the same BJP which used water cannons on farmers. This is the same BJP which dug up roads when the country’s farmers wanted to come to Delhi.

Talks can be held – Amit Shah to Protesting Farmers in Delhi

In an effort to reach out to protesting farmers who have reached Delhi borders, Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said talks can be held before the scheduled date of December 3 if the agitating agriculturists move to the site in Burari that has been prepared for them where provisions and medical facilities have been arranged.

Protesting Farmers allowed to Enter Delhi

The farmers – largely from Punjab and Haryana who travelled in their tractor-trolleys – were allowed to enter Delhi on Friday after braving a day of clashes with police, who used teargas, water cannons and baton charges to push them back. “We intend to block Delhi from all sides so that the government is suffocated into listening to our demands. Protesting in Burari would have practically been like being jailed in an open ground for us,” said Purushottam Singh, chief of the Bhartiya Kisan Union’s Lakhua unit.

There should not be any conditions to talk to Farmers – Satyendar Jain, AAP

There should not be any conditions to talk to the farmers. The talks should take place immediately. They are the farmers of our country. They should be allowed to hold peaceful protests wherever they want. These farmers have travelled hundreds of kilometers from their homes taking a lot of trouble. They want to voice their concerns. They have the right to express their views in a peaceful manner. It is a democracy.

Central Govt should talk to Farmers – Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked the Centre to immediately and unconditionally hold talks with the farmers who continued to protest against the new agri laws for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday, staying put at the Singhu and Tikri border points of the national capital. The Aam Aadmi Party has supported the farmer’s protest and its national convenor Kejriwal asked the Centre to immediately meet the farmers. “The central government should talk to farmers immediately (and) unconditionally,” he said in a tweet.

Delhi AAP Government Welcomed Protesting Farmers as their “Guests”

Delhi government had welcomed the protesting farmers as their “guests” and had made elaborate arrangements for their food, drinking water and shelter. The development came after thousands of farmers had gathered at various entry points into the national capital and were later allowed in to hold a peaceful protest at a north Delhi ground against the central farm laws. Several farmer leaders are still on their way to Delhi. We will hold a meeting tomorrow and then take our next decision.

Delhi Police is likely to release photographs of 20 people accused in Delhi riots

Delhi Police is likely to release photographs of 20 people accused in the Northeast Delhi riots which will put up at public places across the national capital, officials said on Thursday. Police also said that a reward will be given to anyone who provides information about the accused in connection with the riots which took place in February this year.

Until we get some vaccine, schools (in Delhi) are not likely to open – Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Deputy CM Sisodia said that schools in the national capital which are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic are unlikely to reopen until a vaccine is available. “Until we get some vaccine, schools (in Delhi) are not likely to open,” Sisodia, who is also Delhi’s Education Minister, told reporters.

Aam Aadmi Party to contest all zila panchayat seats in UP – AAP MP Sanjay Singh

It was unanimously decided that the AAP will contest all zila panchayat seats. For this, those wishing to contest elections on an AAP ticket will have to fill up a form and submit to the district level executive committees. These will then be vetted by the state executive.

Umar Khalid organised women to stage protests at various anti-CAA demonstrations, Delhi Police in chargesheet

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid hatched the conspiracy to create unrest in Delhi while sitting in Patna, Delhi Police has said in a supplementary chargesheet in a Delhi court in a case related to the alleged larger conspiracy in the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February. In the chargesheet filed on Sunday, the police alleged that Umar Khalid organised nearly 300 ‘Bengali-speaking’ women for anti-CAA protests across various places in Delhi.

Things have worsened in Delhi especially in November – Supreme Court on Rising COVID cases

Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and all states to file within two days status reports detailing steps taken to deal with the current COVID-19 situation, noting that the pandemic has “worsened” in places like Delhi and Gujarat. The court said the situation is “going out of control” in Gujarat. “Things have worsened in Delhi especially in November. You file a status report on what steps have been taken,” a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan told Additional Solicitor General Sanjay Jain, who was appearing for Delhi government.

I appeal to Delhiites with folded hands to wear masks and follow social distancing norms – Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Since cases are rising in Delhi, we are sending a general proposal to Central government that if required, Delhi government can implement shutting down those markets for few days, where norms are not being followed and they are becoming a local Covid-19 hotspot. I want to thank central govt for helping people of Delhi in such difficult times. I appeal to Delhiites with folded hands to wear masks and follow social distancing norms.

After Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral challenged Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal; AAP MLA Raghav Chadha boarded a flight to Goa for debate

After Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral challenged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to a debate over his model of electricity, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Raghav Chadha on Tuesday boarded a flight to Goa, hoping that the former would let him know the time and venue for the debate. Chadha posted a picture of himself in the plane donning a COVID-19 protective shield and wrote, “I hope Goa Power Minister will not withdraw his public debate challenge, despite his party high command’s displeasure.”

Eagerly look forward to a healthy debate on ‘Kejriwal’s Electricity Model’ Vs ‘BJP’s Electricity Model’ – Raghav Chadha

I have boarded the flight to Goa. Will be landing shortly. Eagerly look forward to a healthy debate on ‘Kejriwal’s Electricity Model’ Vs ‘BJP’s Electricity Model’. I hope Goa Power Minister will not withdraw his public debate challenge, despite his party high command’s displeasure.

Delhi power minister is welcome for the debate – Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Raghav Chadha

I don’t have any problem in debating with the like-minded people who understand the power problems of Delhi and Goa. I don’t seek to debate with one who’s not connected to it. Delhi power minister is welcome for the debate. I haven’t challenged anybody.

Hope BJP high command’s diktats to Goa Chief Minister will be disregarded and public debate will happen – Raghav Chadha

Goa Power Minister had challenged the Kejriwal model of electricity and wished to conduct a public debate. I will be arriving in Goa by 2pm today, he should let me know the time and venue for the debate. I really hope and wish, he will come and participate in the debate. BJP high command has reprimanded Goa leadership and asked them not to indulge in such public debate. I hope Goa Minister understands that this debate will only benefit Goans. Hope BJP high command’s diktats to Goa Chief Minister will be disregarded and public debate will happen.

“Unprecedented Situation” emerged in Delhi or COVID cases, according to a Niti Aayog assessment

An “unprecedented situation” has emerged in Delhi, which could worsen in coming weeks with Covid-19 cases rising to 500 cases per million population from around 361 currently, according to a Niti Aayog assessment highlighting violation of Covid norms during the festive season. The estimates show there are around 9,839 isolation beds in Delhi with oxygen support. The Centre has suggested increasing this capacity to at least 10,630 to be able to tackle the current surge.

Around 70 per cent of the residents of Delhi did not burn firecrackers – Environment Minister Gopal Rai

Nearly 70 per cent people in the national capital refrained from bursting firecrackers on Diwali this year, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday. This was after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government had imposed a ban on the same and the results will be better next year, Rai asserted. “Around 70 per cent of the residents of the city did not burn firecrackers after the government imposed a ban on the same. I hope that the results will be better next year,” he told reporters.

There will be no reimposition of lockdown in Delhi – State Health Minister Satyendar Jain

Dismissing the speculations, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said no lockdown will be imposed in the national capital, in the wake of the third wave of COVID-19 since it has already peaked out. “There will be no reimposition of lockdown in Delhi. I don’t think it will be an effective step now, wearing of masks by everyone will be more beneficial,” media quoted Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain as saying.

Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that there is no better future without Health For All

Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that there is no better future without Health For All. Digitally chairing the WHO Executive Board today, the Minister highlighted global partnerships and investment in global public health for strengthening health systems. He added that the South-East Asia Region and India are continuously striving to improve health services, their reach, delivery and quality.

Kejriwal’s Diwali Pooja has made poodles on both the sides uncomfortable – Sonam Mahajan

Kejriwal’s Diwali Pooja has made poodles on both the sides uncomfortable. One side is afraid to lose its monopoly over Hindus and the other side is calling him a Sanghi who faked secularism. According to Islamist logic, a secular Hindu politician never does pooja. Oh My Goat.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah called meeting to take stock of COVID-19 situation in Delhi, meeting, to be attended by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has called a meeting to take stock of COVID-19 situation in Delhi today. The meeting, to be attended by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at North Block, comes amid a sudden spike in coronavirus infections in the national capital. Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal will remain present at the meeting.

COVID-19 cases have been increasing for the last few days, I am also concerned about it – Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said the COVID-19 situation in the national capital should come under control in seven to 10 days. Terming pollution as the “biggest reason” behind the spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the chief minister said the situation was under control in the city till October 20. “COVID-19 cases have been increasing for the last few days. I am also concerned about it. We have been taking all appropriate measures to control it. We are considering taking more steps next week. I think the situation should come under control in seven to 10 days and the cases should start decreasing,” he said at a press conference.

CM Arvind Kejriwal is busy appearing in advertisements across Delhi on the silliest of things – Amit Malviya

After Covid situation spirals out of hand in Delhi, Home Minister Amit Shah steps in, again. Issues orders for increased testing, equipments, beds and logistical support while CM Arvind Kejriwal is busy appearing in advertisements across Delhi on the silliest of things…

Chaired a meeting to review the surge in Delhi’s Covid-19 cases – Amit Shah

Chaired a meeting to review the surge in Delhi’s Covid-19 cases and take stock of medical infrastructure here. In May, the Modi government took a series of steps with the Delhi government to save the people from the virus. We all witnessed the positive results.

Main reason behind the spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi is pollution – Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said one of the prime reasons behind the fresh surge in coronavirus cases in Delhi is air pollution, which increases during winters. “The main reason behind the spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi is pollution,” Kejriwal said at an online press conference.

Anticipating a travel boom, Vistara launches flights between Delhi and Dehradun

As airlines anticipate a travel boom to tourist destinations within India, Vistara said that it has launched its services between Delhi and Dehradun, marking its entry into the hill state of Uttarakhand. The airline said that it will operate three flights a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Third wave of COVID-19 is at its peak in Delhi – Satyendar Jain

The national capital has hit the peak of the third wave of COVID-19 and the number of cases suggests it is the worst so far, said Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. The minister further said that the government has increased the number of beds for COVID-19 patients in hospitals in Delhi; however, there is no plan to rope in hotels and banquet halls. “The third wave of COVID-19 is at its peak in Delhi. The number of cases suggests it is the worst wave so far. But the cases will come down soon” Jain said

Sonia Sena is targeting democracy in the country by placing a gun on Shiv Sena’s shoulder – Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Arnab Goswami’s arrest

In the wake of the blatant abuse of state machinery by Maharashtra Government, forcefully arresting Republic Media Network’s Editor in Chief Arnab Goswami on Wednesday morning, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has hinted that it as a plot orchestrated by Congress with Shiv Sena as its face. “Sonia Sena is targeting democracy in the country by placing a gun on Shiv Sena’s shoulder, but they do not know how deep the roots of democracy are in India,” the union health minister tweeted in Hindi.

Please don’t burst crackers at any cost (on Diwali) – Arvind Kejriwal

Please don’t burst crackers at any cost. You’re playing with the lives of your own family by bursting crackers. On 14th Nov, 7.39 pm onwards, all 2 crores Delhi citizens will perform Laxmi Puja together. I’ll begin Puja which will be telecast live on TV.

If we burst firecrackers on this Diwali, we are playing with the lives of our children and families – Arvind Kejriwal

The chief minister said that at present, Delhi has been facing two issues – the COVID-19 pandemic and the rising air pollution – adding that the AAP government is making all efforts to deal with the situation. “The COVID-19 situation is deteriorating in Delhi due to rising air pollution,” he said while appealing to people to avoid bursting firecrackers this Diwali. “If we burst firecrackers on this Diwali, we are playing with the lives of our children and families…,” he added.

Delhi has witnessed a jump in the number of COVID-19 cases – Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi has witnessed a jump in the number of COVID-19 cases. I think we can call it a third wave. We have been monitoring the situation continuously and there is no need to panic. We will take whatever steps are needed. However, there is scarcity of ICU beds in some big, private hospitals. But we are trying to set things right. The Delhi government had increased their numbers (ICU beds in private hospitals) but unfortunately, the Delhi High Court stayed our decision. We are moving the Supreme Court today to urge it to vacate the stay.

When Delhi was burning, Bangalore was reduced to ashes Europe didn’t say a word – Kangana Ranaut

When Delhi was burning, Bangalore was reduced to ashes Europe didn’t say a word instead took a ‘secular’ stand and now Radical Islamic Terrorism is out to turn Europe in to a graveyard. People know that you have to pay a huge price for INDIFFERENCE….. CAN YOU?

Union Health Ministry said that Kerala, Delhi, West Bengal and Manipur witnessed a rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases

Union Health Ministry on Tuesday (November 3) said that Kerala, Delhi, West Bengal and Manipur witnessed a rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases between October 3 and November 3, while Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh registered a decline in active infections during this period despite being the top states.

Mumbai Police resorting to Hitler-Shahi – Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Mumbai Police arresting Arnab Goswami

Mumbai Police resorting to Hitler-Shahi in the name of policing has not just given bad name to Mumbai police but also adversely affected the image of Indian Democracy & freedom of speech in India worldwide.

Assaulting & arresting a nationalist like Arnab Goswami for speaking truth to power proves that Maharashtra today is being ruled by fascists – Vijendra Gupta, Delhi BJP

Assaulting and arresting a nationalist like Arnab Goswami for speaking truth to power proves that Maharashtra today is being ruled by fascists. They came to power trampling upon the democratic mandate & are now exercising brute force to silence their critics.

Manufacturing units, which cause pollution, will be given option to shift to service or hi-tech industry – Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that no manufacturing industry will be allowed in new industrial areas of Delhi and only service, hi-tech industries will be allowed. Kejriwal’s decision came after Centre Delhi government’s proposal over new industrial areas and issued notification. The chief minister termed it a historic step.

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said passengers can travel on all seats of public transport buses from November 1, 2020

The passengers can travel on all the seats of buses from tomorrow. No passenger, however, will be allowed to travel in standing position. Wearing a mask is compulsory and I appeal to all the travellers to maintain social distance to check the spread of Coronavirus.