BJP leader Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on July 2 said that he does not need any certificate from Congress' Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath. He slammed them by saying, "The facts are before the people how they looted the state in 15 months....I want to tell them 'tiger abhi zinda hai'" Earlier in the day, 28 MLAs took oath as ministers in Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan government. BJP senior leaders Gopal Bhargava, Yashodhara Raje Scindia were among the leaders who took oath in MP cabinet. Caretaker Governor of Madhya Pradesh Anandiben Patel administered oath to BJP leaders.
According to National Center for Seismology (NCS), an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 jolted parts of Gujarat on June 14. People ran out of their houses after feeling tremors. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had telephonic conversation with Collectors of Rajkot, Kutch and Patan districts following earthquake in the state and he got information about the situation there.
India displays an amazing characteristic of mutual tolerance and peaceful coexistence. Examples defining this unique identity of the country are to be found at its every nook and corner. So, today we take you to Rajkot, a city of Gujarat to witness one such exemplary of religious harmony that narrates centuries-old bond of two different faiths. Explaining the true meaning of these lyrics is the Vanpari village of Rajkot, where a temple of Hindu Lord Hanuman and Shrine of Saint Adil Shah stand in close proximity to each other and are visited by both Hindus and Muslims. There is not even a wall separating both the places of worship and it is believed that if a person visits one site then he has to pay his obeisance at the other site as well, otherwise his prayers will not be worth it.
At least two died after a A portion of the concrete slab supporting a decade old overbridge at Aji Dam Chowkdi in Rajkot collapsed. The deceased were riding on the service road near the overbridge approach towards Aji dam and Bhavnagar Road when the wall collapsed.
With some new relaxations in the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown, tea shops in Delhi started to function from May 19. The shop owners have to follow some safety norms like social distancing and hygiene. "Morning tea is important. Tea stalls opened after 2 months. People are coming for it," a customer said. Meanwhile, paan and tea shops also resumed their services in Gujarat's Rajkot from today onwards. The shop owners have to ensure that customers maintain a minimum 6 feet distance from each other and that not more than 5 people are present at one time at the shop.
With COVID-19 cases almost touching the 7,000 mark in Assam, state government announced to extend the lockdown further. Complete lockdown will be enforced in Guwahati city from 7 PM of June 28 for 14 days. Irrespective of light showers of rain in the city, police was seen doing strict checking on June 29. Markets remained closed in the city after the lockdown extension.
World tally of COVID-19 cases has crossed 1 crore mark on June 28. Country tally stand on 203051 active cases with 16,095 deaths. Maharashtra has reported 156 deaths and 5,493 new COVID-19 positive cases today. Delhi has reported 2889 new COVID-19 positive cases and 65 deaths today, and is continuing to see marginal dip in fresh infections. Total number of cases stands at 83,077 including 27,847 active cases, 52,607 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 2623 deaths. Assam has recorded 2307 COVID-19 active cases and nine deaths so far. A 14-day complete lockdown has been imposed in Guwahati city from 7 pm today. Karnataka reported 1267 new COVID-19 positive cases including 783 cases from Bengaluru Urban, taking the total number of cases to 13,190. Death toll rose to 207 after 16 deaths were reported today.
People of Guwahati, rushed to markets to buy essentials as government announced complete lockdown. However, locals welcomed the government's decision and said the lockdown is need of the hour. "Government is doing what they should. We should also be careful and follow all precautions." said a local. Police Commissioner of Guwahati, Munna Prasad Gupta had informed that complete lockdown will be enforced in Guwahati city from 7 pm on June 28 for 14 days amid the increasing cases of coronavirus pandemic.
A police complaint has been filed against nephew of former Madhya Pradesh minister and Congress leader Jitu Patwari, and others for allegedly hitting and abusing officials of Rau-Pithamput Toll Plaza. "Manager of Rau-Pithampur Toll Plaza filed complaint against Kunal Patwari, nephew of Congress leader Jitu Patwari and few others for abusing and hitting officials using sticks on 4 June. Case registered, investigation on," said Anila Parashar, Sub-Inspector, Rau Police Station, Indore.
Amid the ongoing visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ladakh's Nimo over continuous border tension between India and China, Congress veteran leader Adhir Chowdhury on July 3 state that the Prime Minister's visit to Ladakh will certainly boost and galvanize our army personnel's morale but at the same time he added that 'Chinese intruders must be evicted lock, stock and barrel from the occupied areas of our country.' A dreadful clash took place in Galwan Valley on June 15-16 between Indian and Chinese troops in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives. No less than 40 Chinese soldiers were also killed during the clash, as confirmed by Indian administration as PLA doesn't clear the casualties of its soldiers.
Air India flight from Ukraine landed at Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport. The flight carrying 144 Indians landed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on June 30. District Health Department screened the passengers upon their arrival. Repatriation process of stranded Indian nationals from abroad is underway. Indian citizens are being evacuated from across the globe under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.
While speaking to media in the national capital on June 29, the Health Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Dr Narottam Mishra spoke on current situation of COVID-19 in the state. He said, "There are over 2500 active cases in the state now but we have 25,000 beds. There was an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Indore, Mumbai and Delhi at the same time, but if we compare now, we have been able to contain the situation in Indore."
The Health and Family Welfare Minister of Madhya Pradesh Dr Narottam Mishra inspected Aurobindo Hospital's COVID care centre. He visited the hospital in Indore amid coronavirus pandemic on June 25. Dr Narottam Mishra reviewed the health and security situation at the COVID care centre. There are over 2000 active cases of COVID-19 in Madhya Pradesh.
Air India flight from Kyrgyzstan landed at Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport. The flight carrying Indians landed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on June 21. District Health Department screened the passengers upon their arrival. Repatriation process of stranded Indian nationals from abroad is underway. Indian citizens are being evacuated from across the globe under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.
Congress has launched a scathing attack on the Modi government over fuel price hikes in the country. While party workers have been protesting across the country, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi..
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