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Weekend and night curfew put by Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi

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Introduction:

The second wave of covid 19 has led to a lot of fatalities. The infections are the rising number of cases has compelled government to take strict measures. Along the same line, Delhi Government headed by Arvind kejriwal has announced a night curfew. This decision is taken in the backdrop of rising number of Covid tally in Delhi.COVID-19 situation in Delhi continues to worsen as the national capital registered the highest single-day spike of 17,282 fresh cases. In this article we will tell you the details of this Delhi night curfew.

Details of Night curfew:

  • This weekend curfew will start from 10pm on Friday and continue till 6 am on Monday morning.
  • Spas, malls, gyms and theatres will remain closed till further orders in Delhi. But markets will remain open.
  • Cinema halls will operate with 30% capacity
  • Restaurants can only deliver food.
  • Curfew passes will be given to people working in essential services. People travelling to and from airport, railway stations will also be the given the pass.
  • Only One weekly market will be allowed per zone.
  • The Chief Minister has ensured that their is abundant supply of Covid beds in the capital.
  • People, who are scheduled to attend weddings in Delhi, will be given e-passes to facilitate movement during the weekend curfew.
  • Delhi CM has ensured that there will be no shortage of any service in this weekend curfew.

Conclusion:

Covid cases have been impacting the whole country. Therefore it becomes very important to use wise techniques and decisions to tackle with rising cases. The weekend curfew seems an innovative step. But it will remain a matter of fact to see whether this strategy will work or not. Also the economic factors have to be taken into acvount so that one solution does not lead to another problem.

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A Mishap During Dussehra: Car Ploughs Into The Crowd

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A Mishap During Dussehra Car Ploughs Into The Crowd

Introduction 

On Friday, a mishap during Dussehra occurred, a ganja laden vehicle ploughed into the crowd, killing one and injuring over 20 people. The person who died has been recognized as Gaurav Agarwal, 20. The culprits are under police custody. The incident is of Pathalgaon. 

Car ploughs into the Dussehra crowd kill 1

Car ploughs into the Dussehra crowd kill 1

On Friday (15 October 2021), a vehicle with ganja in it ploughed into the procession of Dussehra. It raced away from the police check post and then hit the crowd in Jashpur, Chhattisgarh. The incident took the life of one and injured more than 20 people out of which 4 are serious. The incident footage was caught on mobile cameras and it is a reminder of the deaths in Lakhimpur Kheri. 

Two men in the car were chased by villagers for 15 km after which they were caught. The villagers chased them on motorcycles and later the car was set on fire. The two men were beaten and handed to the police. Vijay Agarwal, the SP, said after investigating that the car and the two men belonged from Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli. The Durga immersion procession didn’t have a police escort and hence a police officer was suspended under the charge of negligence. 

The car is a maroon Xylo rams which came in high speed. 

Villagers block the highway, demands justice

The villagers tried to stop the car but nothing happened. After the mishap during Dussehra, villagers encircled the police station and blocked the Gumla-Katni highway demanding justice and 1 crore compensation for the deceased. Bhupesh Baghel, the chief minister, said justice will be given and no one will be spared. 

Conclusion

Raman Singh, former chief minister and BJP vice-president said that the chief minister must visit the family and give compensation of Rs 50 lakh. He made a video statement adding that the incident is proof of deterioration of law and order.

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I Am Full-Time President: Sonia Gandhi To G-23 at Key Congress Meet

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I Am Full-Time President Sonia Gandhi To G-23 at Key Congress Meet

Introduction 

On Saturday, Sonia Gandhi to G-23 highlighting her leadership on farmer protests and the provision of aid and relief during the pandemic and atrocities committed on marginalised groups and communities. She has put an emphasis on President position as a full time congress President and hit back at critics within the party such as the G-23  which has been pushing for more than a year for an organisational overhaul and the election of visible and effective leadership.

Statement of Sonia Gandhi

Statement of Sonia Gandhi

During a meeting of the congress working committee, Sonia Gandhi, an interim President after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi two years ago said that she has always appreciated frankness and also said there is no need to engage media and speak through them.

A reference to letters that were released by ‘G-23’ members that led to spats between leaders in both camps.

She said internal elections are scheduled before the pandemic in June this year. It requires discipline and  self-control . Also she is well known of the fact that she has been interim Congress President since the congress working committee asked her to return in 2019

About the Elections

Sonia Gandhi to G-23 said that General Secretary Venugopal Ji will brief you about the entire process and five you the clarity once and for all. A schedule for organizing elections is before you.

She also told us about the preparations and difficulty faced by the party. The Congress Party has faced many challenges but they are united and disciplined on the party’s interests alone and they are confident that they will do well.

About the Meeting

Sonia Gandhi, Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi, and GS Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and other senior people such as ex Union Minister P Chidambaram and the Bhupesh Baghel l,Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh (Bhupesh Baghel) and charanjit channi, chief minister of Punjab and 57 others are meeting today for the meeting. Also the members of G-23 will be present.

Conclusion

After the pandemic and lockdowns, This is the first in-person  Congress meeting

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Nihang Sikh Detained: Singhu Border Murder Case

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Nihang Sikh Detained Singhu border murder case

Introduction 

Nihang who is a member of the warrior Singh order surrendered to the Haryana police. Nihang sikh detained and he claims to take full responsibility for the murder that took place on the Singhu border. On Friday early morning a corpse was found at a farmers’ protest site on the Delhi Haryana border. 

Singhu border murder case 

It was on 15th October 2021, early Friday morning when a semi-naked and mutilated corpse was found at the site of farmers’ protest from a police barricade which was upside down at Delhi Haryana border. The right foot and left hand were cut off from the victim’s body. 

One Nihang Sikh detained by Haryana Police 

One Nihang Sikh detained by Haryana Polic

On Friday (15th October 2021), Haryana Police took hold of one person involved in the Singhu border murder case. ‘Nihang’ surrendered to the police taking the whole responsibility for the murder. 

On Friday evening, Nihang Sikh Saravjit Singh surrendered to police and he will be produced before the court on Saturday (16th October 2021).

The family of the victim is seeking justice. The victim’s name is Lakhbir, 35 and resided in Cheema Khurd village in Tarn Taran district of Punjab. His sister spoke to ANI and said that the reason for his death and who did it to him is unknown to them but they want justice at the earliest. 

The Superintendent of Sonipat Police said that clues have been found at the crime scene. Investigating the reason for the victim’s death, Nihang said that the victim desecrated the holy scripture – Sarbaloh Granth and that is the reason he killed him. 

Conclusion

The Kisan Morcha has subsided themselves and said in a press statement that they have no connection with the murder, Nihang Sikh and the victim. They offered support to the police. M L Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana held a meeting to discuss the matter at his residence and told him actions will be taken.

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