On the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stopped by to see one of his party’s tallest statesmen. Then came other ministers — Prakash Javadekar, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vardhan — and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu early Thursday morning.
Police expect over 5 lakh people, including VVIPs, politicians and dignitaries, at the BJP party office as well as the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal near Rajghat Friday.
Following the loss of one of India’s tallest leaders, nurses and doctors at AIIMS who were treating him said that though the pressure over the last few days was intense, they were also fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve him.
He was speaking at a protest at Parliament Street called by United Against Hate — whose event he had gone to attend when he was attacked on Monday — and the All India Students’ Association.
Pointing out that names of lakes in Tamil Nadu were mentioned in the EIA report for Nauroji Nagar, amicus curiae Bhan said it clearly showed “non-application of mind”.
Hours after Dalal uploaded a video of himself and his alleged accomplice, Darwesh Shahpur, on Facebook, taking responsibility for the attack on Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club this week, his grandmother, Gyaano Devi, said she has no idea where her grandson is.
Police said that Dalal, who runs a self-styled “gau raksha sena” in the village, wielded the country-made pistol during the attack and attempted to fire at Khalid before the gun jammed.
The association said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had, in its March 2015 report on the performance audit of the DFS, found several loopholes in its functioning.
According to police, the accused, Abhimanyu alias Mannu and Rameshwar alias Bhand Harsukh, belong to Manesar village.
In a four-minute video being circulated on WhatsApp, the two young men, one of them holding the Indian flag, said they would surrender at the house of Sikh revolutionary Kartar Singh Sarabha on August 17.
The accused was arrested after the woman, a resident of Shahdara, approached police alleging that he had promised a matrimonial advertisement for her daughter, which never got published.
According to sources in the Delhi Police Special Cell, it is being probed whether the number is registered in a foreign country.
The man, Vinod, has now developed an infection in his left hand and has been referred to Safdarjung hospital
However, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had welcomed Ashutosh in the party four years ago, turned it down saying he will not accept the resignation “in this lifetime”.
On Wednesday, the 70-acre piece of land — which has been under dispute for some time and was allegedly the cause of the violence that ensued Tuesday — had a single blood stain as the only sign of violence.
“As wisely put in verse, if a soul is shut out, it is extinguished,” a bench of Justice S Ravindra Bhat and Justice A K Chawla said.
Among them, DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, ACPs Lalit Mohan Negi, Hridaya Bhushan and Ramesh Chander Laba and sub-inspector, Sukhbir Singh, have been selected for the Police Medal for Gallantary.
Around noon, the red light district of GB Road was resonating with Bollywood remixes, interspersed with ‘Jai Ho’ or ‘Vande Mataram’. A small stretch was cordoned off with police barricades, as women and children danced.
The body, Anjuman-e-Haidari, had sought police permission to hold the Independence Day celebration in a park next to the dargah, but police had denied permission citing a May 2018 High Court order on a legal dispute between the Anjuman and residents of B K Dutt colony.
Four sign language interpreters, easier checking for differently abled