Congress Rahul Gandhi on October 28 addressed a public rally in Valmiki Nagar. He took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on unemployment issue in the state. He said that the youth of Bihar don't get jobs in the state; they have to move out of the state for jobs. Gandhi said to youths that don't think they lack in anything rather CM Kumar and PM Modi lack in providing employment to them in Bihar.
Congress Rahul Gandhi on October 28 addressed a public rally in Valmiki Nagar. After hearing a person shouting in the crowd that PM Modi said fry pakoras, Rahul Gandhi asked him, "Did you fry pakoras? You should offer some to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi when they come here next."
As first phase of Bihar elections is underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Muzaffarpur. He said, "You can imagine what will happen to the funds for COVID-19 if they come to power... What else can people of Bihar expect from the 'Yuvraj' (prince) of 'Jungle Raj', given their past record. You know them better than I do."
Doctors and health workers at Hindu Rao Hospital continued their strike over non-payment of salaries in Delhi on October 27. North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) Mayor Jai Prakash met them and assured them that their 1 or 2 months' salaries will be released today. "Today evening, I will sanction the release of at least 1 or 2 months' salaries of each of them. They should withdraw the strike now and treat patients," NDMC Mayor told ANI.
'Seva Saptah' is being celebrated by the BJP ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17. As part of the celebration, 70 New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) workers were felicitated on September 16 for their contribution in the society. Ministers of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai felicitated the NDMC workers. 'Seva Saptah' is being observed from Sep 14- Sep 20 as the Prime Minister will turn 70 on Sep 17.
Members of Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahila Morcha were stopped on their way to CM Captain Amarinder Singh's residence on October 28. They were on the way to CM's house to protest over alleged rape and murder of a 6-year-old girl in Hoshiarpur.
As the by-elections in 28 assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh approaches, BJP's Jyotiraditya Scindia targeted Kamal Nath. "It was a government (of Kamal Nath) of corruption, working solely on basis of money. They made Vallabh Bhavan a hub of corruption. Don't ask me about this, you can ask people of Madhya Pradesh. There was complete disregard of promises made to the public," said Jyotiraditya Scindia. "In defence, Kamal Nath said he forget her (Imarti Devi's) name. How can you forget the name of someone who was in your cabinet? Because she's a woman, a Dalit? Is this his and Congress' thinking about women? He is full of ego, and people will shatter it," added Scindia on 'item' remark.
During an interview with ANI, BJP's Jyotiraditya Scindia said he has chosen the way of public service and not of politics. "My thought process is clear; I have chosen the path of public service not of politics. It's been 20 years and I am determined to serve people. I am not interested in any post, only want to work for development," said Jyotiraditya Scindia.
An artist from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore paid tribute to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary. He remembered Bapu by drawing his sketch in a unique way. Umt Raja made Mahatma Gandhi's images inside a fish tank by scrapping algae that had grown inside it.
45-day Navarathri Kolu exhibition began in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore but sales of Kolu dolls have gone down due to COVID-19 pandemic. Over 10,000 varieties of dolls have been displayed by artisans at the exhibition organised by Poompuhar. Dolls made up of matchsticks, family sets, Ramayana set and models of temples were among the few varieties in the exhibition. The varieties of dolls are less than previous years as fewer artists have participated in the fest this year. Also, due to COVID pandemic, only a few visitors are visiting the expo. The organiser, Ronald Sebastine said, "Every year, Poompuhar conducts Kolu exhibition for 30 days but this year we are conducting it for 45 days. This year due to COVID, Poompuhar does not have good customer footfall. Compared to last year, artisans' stalls are very less. Last year, 20 artisans participated while this year only 15 are here. " Navarathri Kolu festival showcases different culture of India.
While the rest of the world is fighting a tough battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, the students of a private engineering college in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore have made a low-cost electric bike. This e-bike takes 2.5 hours to charge and can run up to 27kms. While speaking to ANI, a student, Brathikan said, "This vehicle has an electric motor. It takes 2.5 hours to charge the vehicle and it can run up to 27kms. It consumes 0.6 units of electricity." The electric bike will cost around 16,000 Rs.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia during a press conference on October 28 informed that schools in national capital will remain closed until further notice in view of COVID spread. "There is a scope of COVID spread if schools are permitted to open. Thus, in view of coronavirus situation, all schools in Delhi to remain close," said Manish Sisodia.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodi said that schools in the capital will remain closed till further orders. He said that Covid cases have witnessed a spike in places where schools have been opened and added that he has been advised by many parents and teachers to not allow schools to open. ‘We keep getting feedback from parents that they are really concerned about whether it is safe to reopen schools. It is not. Wherever schools have reopened, COVID-19 cases among children have risen. So we have decided that as of now schools in the national capital will not reopen. They will continue to be closed till further orders,’ Sisodia said. Universities and schools across the country have been closed since March 16, when the Centre announced a countrywide classroom shutdown as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Universities and schools across the country have been closed since March 16, when the Centre announced a countrywide classroom shutdown as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers offered a 70-kg laddoo at a temple in Coimbatore on September 16. The laddoo was later distributed..