Ajit Jogi, who was also the first chief minister of the state, was admitted there on May 9 after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home.
Among the signatories of the petition listed are former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung, former Planning Commission member Abhijit Sen, and for UGC chairperson Sukhdeo Thorat, among others.
Rejecting Trump's mediation offer, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said India and China were capable of properly resolving the issues through dialogue and consultation.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Latest Update, 29 May: A record jump of 7,466 infections and 175 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours from across the country, the health ministry said. Of the total, 4,704 are the number of casualties, 89,987 are active cases and 7,1105 people have been treated and discharged so far.
Coronavirus Lockdown 5.0 Guidelines: Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to chief ministers on Thursday to take stock of the Covid-19 situation on ground, and sought their views on the extension of lockdown beyond May 31.
This is the second major setback for the AP Government. Last week, the AP High Court had directed the government to reinstate former intelligence chief A B Venkateshwara Rao who was suspended on allegations of corruption.
Taking to Twitter, he said, "the government’s silence about the border situation with China is fueling massive speculation and uncertainty at a time of crisis."
On Thursday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said that the security forces foiled a car bombing “similar to the 2019 Pulwama attack” by intercepting a car fitted with 40-45 kgs of explosives in the same district.
US President Donald Trump had claimed he had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was “not in a good mood” about what is going on with China.
After Facebook bought a stake in Jio, now Google is looking to invest in Indian telecom. The Financial Times reported that it is eyeing the debt-laden Vodafone Idea.
"They have a big conflict - India and China. Two countries with 1.4 billion people (each). Two countries with very powerful militaries. India is not happy and probably China is not happy," Donald Trump said.
At least 60 per cent of the workforce is estimated to have left Surat since the Shramik Special trains started. According to Surat railway officials, over 6.80 lakh labourers have left Surat in 431 trains.
The family immediately informed the police and demanded that the body be exhumed and the death be investigated. “The body had been sent for postmortem. Prima facie, it is a case of suicide. There are no signs of murder.
The state overall reported 361 cases on Thursday and 19 died, of which 16 were in Ahmedabad, taking the death toll in the state to 964. The state tally stands at 15,593.
Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, construction work on the new enclosures inside the zoo has been suspended since March end along with the suspension of visitors. Absence of visitors and workers has given the much needed privacy to the animals, especially the big cats that do not usually mate in full public view.
Among the three cities that account for nearly 88 per cent of Gujarat’s total Covid-19 cases, Surat has the highest recovery rate at 69.3 per cent, followed by Vadodara at 57 per cent and Ahmedabad at 44 per cent.
The plea also points out that family members of a lab-confirmed positive patient are not being permitted to be tested and are being made to wait for approvals up to three or five days, by when “ much damage is already done.”
Officials attributed the deaths to a combination of heat and overcrowding at quarantine centres.
India-China border: Highly placed sources said a detailed analysis of satellite images has shown extensive deployment of towed artillery and mechanised elements on the Chinese side, bringing Indian deployments within striking distance.
According to the government, 1,411 Shramik Special trains have brought over 19.15 lakh migrants from across the country to UP in the last few weeks.