Under the NSA, a person can be detained without bail or trial and the authorities need not disclose the grounds of detention if they believe the detainee can act in a way that poses a threat to the security of the state/country or the maintenance of public order.
“The government will not pardon laxity at any level or by anyone in flood relief works and all those found responsible for this negligence will face stern punishment,” said Yogi Adityanath.
“The wing would also include an in-house research centre that would work on matters of child healthcare and prevention of several water/air-borne diseases that could affect these defenceless children,” BJP Lok Sabha member Varun Gandhi said.
Police had said no case has been registered so far in the absence of a formal complaint. The state government had on August 12 ordered an official inquiry by the chief secretary and suspended the principal of the Medical College Hospital Rajiv Mishra.
Gorakhpur hospital deaths: The government suspended Rajeev Mishra, principal of the college, for negligence in delaying the release of payment to the supplier of oxygen to the hospital, and ordered a high-level inquiry.
Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Shailendra Gupta’s son was among the 23 children who died at the hospital on August 10. Gupta said he would always have the lingering doubt that his son’s life could have been saved.
Gorakhpur hospital deaths: On Friday afternoon, after the deaths were reported, the hospital administration paid about Rs 20 lakh. According to Pushpa Sales, the total pending dues is now about Rs 40 lakh.
Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Disruption in oxygen supply in the encephalitis ward of Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College Hospital is said to have proven fatal for several infants. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, however, insisted that oxygen shortage did not lead to the deaths.
Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Holding the UP government “responsible” for the deaths, the Congress demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh. The SP and BSP, meanwhile, demanded a high-level inquiry into the incident while accusing the government of “gross criminal negligence”.
The circular issued by UP Madarsa Shiksha Parishad to district minority welfare officers has also stated that along with photographs, videos be shot of the programmes. The officers would have to get the videos shot at all madrasas and keep with them.
“A probe has been ordered in the matter and its report will be given to the District Magistrate for further action. Holding of such events in school premises is not allowed and in this case too no permission was sought,” Basic Sikshan Adhikari (BSA) Pravin Kumar Tiwari said.
“After the implementation of the Uttar Pradesh Marriage Registration Guidelines-2017, all marriages taking place within the state or where either of the parties is a permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh, will have to be registered,” a state government release had said.
Sources in the police said that Thakur went into hiding after the incident fearing arrest. He initially took shelter at one of his relatives’ house in Uttar Pradesh. But, when his relatives came to know about his alleged crime, they asked him to leave.
On July 12, 150 gm of a powdery substance was found under the seat of Samajwadi Party MLA Manoj Singh in the Assembly.
Point-303 bore rifles had been declared obsolete more than 20 years ago in February 1995 but about 48 per cent of the police force in the state are still using it.