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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Centre in SC: Shortcomings by Delhi govt led to Covid spike

November 28, 2020 2:25:28 am

Listing the “shortcomings on the part of GNCT… found” in these meetings, it said “(there was) no effective preventive steps to contain the infection”.

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Protesting farmers now allowed to enter capital, says Delhi Police

November 27, 2020 3:51:00 pm

Delhi Police Spokesperson, Dr Eish Singhal told The Indian Express that after discussion with the farmer leaders, all the farmers have been allowed to enter Delhi for their peaceful protest at Nirankari ground. “We have appealed to them to maintain peace,” Singhal said.

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Farmers’ protest: Delhi govt denies permission to use 9 stadiums as temporary jails

November 27, 2020 4:18:54 pm

'Dilli chalo' farmers protest: "Non-violent protest is every Indian's constitutional right. They can't be jailed because of it," a note from the Delhi government read.

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‘Delhi Chalo’ against farm laws: Farmers cross barricades, water jets; Tomar, Rajnath offer talks

November 27, 2020 8:04:12 am

After braving water cannon and lathis, and casting aside barricades, protesters on the march against the three new central farm laws were camping for the night on the highways.

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Ye gundagardi hai: Court to Rajasthan police for forcibly taking away woman

November 27, 2020 2:13:33 pm

On Thursday, in accordance with court orders, she was produced before the division bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rajnish Bhatnagar.

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Devangana lawyer to police in court: Show me one call between her, Apoorvanand

November 27, 2020 2:14:59 pm

The arguments were addressed by Kalita’s lawyer Adit Pujari before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat. However, his arguments could not be completed and will be heard Friday.

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Delhi: Notice to CPWD over tree removal, transplanting in non-designated area

November 27, 2020 2:16:35 pm

A forest department official, on condition of anonymity, said, “We have asked CPWD to confirm this violation and explain the circumstances under which it happened... We will take action as required under the Delhi Preservation of Trees Act, 1994.”

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‘Confession leak’: Court tells Delhi Police not to brush it aside

November 27, 2020 2:17:18 pm

Delhi Police counsel Amit Mahajan earlier submitted before the bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru that the vigilance probe, with regard to leaking of confessional statement from the case diaries, has concluded.

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Gopal Rai tests positive for Covid-19, admitted to Max Saket

November 27, 2020 2:46:02 am

A spokesperson from Rai’s office said his condition was stable. In a tweet, the minister said that after initial symptoms, he underwent a Covid-19 test and the report has come positive.

Rajiv Gandhi hospital to double up as Covid vaccine storage centre

November 27, 2020 2:19:21 pm

Dr Sherwal said the centre, which will occupy a space of about 5,000 square metres, is likely to be made functional by mid-December. The decision was taken following a review of the building by a team of the National Health Mission.

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Delhi: Water supply may be affected today

November 27, 2020 2:01:50 am

A statement issued by the DJB said the level of ammonia was increasing at the Wazirabad pond, which is expected to affect production at Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla water treatment plants.

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Ghazipur landfill fire: Summons issued to EDMC commissioner

November 27, 2020 2:01:24 am

Committee chairperson Atishi said the committee will hold its sitting Friday. The committee will also visit the landfill site after its sitting, Atishi said in a statement.

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At Delhi borders, police wall manages to slow down marching farmers

November 27, 2020 1:54:34 am

To slow their commute, Metro services from NCR areas to Delhi were also suspended after police asked that entry be restricted at stations.

MAMC to reopen for students by Dec 1

November 27, 2020 1:52:30 am

All educational institutions in the country have been closed since March in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

Amid Covid-19 surge in Delhi, HC asks govt to avoid collecting fine in cash

November 26, 2020 3:16:33 pm

The court also asked the Delhi government what it had done so far with the huge amounts collected as fines for COVID norms violations, and suggested the funds be utilised in the fight against the virus.

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Delhi: 50 shanties gutted in Kirti Nagar; initial probe shows gas leakage, short circuit behind fire

November 26, 2020 9:03:26 am

"The fire escalated after several cylinders also exploded during the rescue operation and the fire spread. After the fire was doused, they began cooling operations," an official said.

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Safoora Zargar allowed to visit maternal home to care for her child

November 26, 2020 10:22:34 am

Safoora Zargar, who is out on bail in the case, gave birth to a child on October 12. The Delhi High Court had granted her bail on June 23 on humanitarian grounds as she was 23 weeks pregnant then.

5-day survey: Of 57 lakh Delhiites covered, 13,516 show symptoms

November 26, 2020 9:02:49 am

The survey was prompted by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, which turned its focus on the national capital after case and death count rose alarmingly.

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Delhi riots chargesheet: ‘Conspiracy not aborted, continues despite arrests’

November 26, 2020 10:30:03 am

The chargesheet stated that the accused had entered into a “deep-rooted and sinister conspiracy to do an illegal act with the express object to disturb societal harmony by their terrorist acts”.

In Delhi, patients ignoring symptoms, being rushed to hospitals later

November 26, 2020 9:03:42 am

Many hospitals have been seeing patients who didn’t pay attention to mild symptoms and get themselves tested but were later found to have antibodies against the virus.

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Strict monitoring of home isolation cases needed: L-G

November 26, 2020 9:04:48 am

The city recorded 5,246 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday as the day’s positivity rate declined to 8.49 per cent. The death toll increased to 8,720, with 99 more casualties. 

Delhi: Two arrested for murder of BJP worker, his son

November 26, 2020 1:48:30 am

DCP (Northeast) Ved Prakash Surya said the accused have been identified Mohammed Khalid (31) and Tarik Ali (30), residents of Sunder Nagri, and that efforts are on to nab their brother Naasir and his accomplice.

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Rajasthan govt gets Delhi HC notice after cops take away woman

November 26, 2020 1:45:34 am

According to the petition, filed by a lawyer on behalf of the woman, Sheena Choudhary, before the High Court, she was taken away by Rajasthan Police on Tuesday from Delhi while she was having lunch in Jamia Nagar with her friends.

Ahead of Punjab farmers’ march, Delhi Police step up patrol at borders

November 26, 2020 6:53:49 am

The Delhi Metro also said no train will cross borders to enter Noida, Gurgaon or other NCR towns till 2 pm on Thursday.

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On fire: Delhi’s garbage mountain

November 26, 2020 3:29:12 pm

According to a senior fire official, a part of the landfill was gutted at night and the fire soon spread to other parts but there was no damage to life or property.