Sunday, Apr 5 2020 | Time 05:42 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil rises by 1,222 to 10,278 over 24 hours- Health Ministry
  • UK to evacuate citizens from Latin America, Asia in coming days - Foreign Office
  • UAE proposes new date for World Expo 2020 in Dubai due to COVID-19 crisis - Bid Committee
  • Canada not to retaliate after US bans N95 mask export: Trudeau
  • Belarus receives thousands of COVID-19 test kits from Russia - Embassy Spokesperson
  • Russia's Rosatom continues building NPPs abroad despite COVID-19 pandemic - Rosatom Head
  • COVID-19 cases in US top 300,000: Johns Hopkins University
  • US to deploy thousands of medics to help counter COVID-19- Trump
  • Israel confirms 423 new COVID-19 cases
  • France reports 7,560 COVID-19 deaths, 6,838 in intensive care
  • COVID-19: Senior officers infected in MP capital
  • COVID-19: With seven new positive cases, HP count increases to 13
  • US COVID-19 deaths top 8,000
  • Meghalaya tracing people in contact with COVID-19 patient from Assam
  • Italy registers 124,632 coronavirus cases, death toll at 15,362
States » North


Police's inaction, politics of hate reasons for Delhi violence, alleges Tarigami

Srinagar, Feb 27 (UNI) Senior CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Thursday alleged that Delhi Police's inaction and politics of hate spread by the BJP leaders were the reasons behind Delhi violence.

''The response of the Delhi Police to the escalating violence has been rather tardy, a trait that has been seen consistently in the recent past at Jamia Millia Islamia University, JNU, Shaheen Bagh and now in the trans-Yamuna area,'' Mr Tarigami said in a statement.

He said the Delhi Police, generally adept at dealing with such situations, has appeared rudderless and listless, bereft of any sense of direction and purpose.

''Justice S Muralidhar, who had on Tuesday held a hearing at midnight and asked the police to ensure safe passage to those injured during the violence, and to provide emergency medical assistance at government hospitals, was transferred immediately which shows the intolerance of this BJP government,'' he said.

''It is clear that the violence in Delhi has the sanction of the police and that of the powers that govern them. Both Prime Minister and Union Home Minister maintained silence for three days when mayhem, madness and terror was ruling the roads and streets of Delhi,'' he alleged.

''The hate speeches by the BJP ministers, MPs and top ruling party leaders in Delhi inciting hate and violence in a call to arms - ''Goli Maaron...'' - are responsible for the collapse in law and order that we see today in the national capital,'' he further alleged.

He said the only way to restore confidence among the people of Delhi is to take strict action against those engaging in violence and unlawful activities and bringing in army to assist civilian authorities is one of the options before the government to do so. ''I appeal to all secular parties to come together to lend confidence to people. People of the country should stay united to fight against these divisive forces, who want to divide people on the lines of religion and caste,'' he added.
UNI BAS JAL 1735
More News

COVID-19: Senior officers infected in MP capital

05 Apr 2020 | 1:30 AM

Bhopal, Apr 4 (UNI) With eight people – including senior bureaucrats of the Health Department – testing positive for COVID-19 on Saturday in the Madhya Pradesh capital, the number of such sufferers rose to 17 in the city.

see more..

COVID-19: With seven new positive cases, HP count increases to 13

05 Apr 2020 | 1:30 AM

Shimla, Apr 4 (UNI) With detection of seven positive cases in Indra Gandhi Medical College Hospital Shimla, count of COVID-19 increased to 13 in the state on Saturday.

see more..

IMA joins dist admin to set up 20-bed isolation facility in Punjab

05 Apr 2020 | 12:42 AM

Nakodar, Apr 4 (UNI) Joining hands for meeting any sort of unforeseen emergency in wake of Novel Coronavirus, the district administration and the Indian Medical Association have put the wheels in motion for creating an ultra modern 20-bedded isolation facility for COVID-19 patients in the outskirts of this city, an IMA statement said here on Saturday.

see more..

COVID-19: Seven positive cases detected in IGMC, HP

05 Apr 2020 | 12:33 AM

Shimla, Apr 4 (UNI) out of 54 samples sent for testing, reports of seven have come positive for Novel Coronavirus in the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital here, an official confirmed on Saturday.

see more..

Himachal BSE Donates Rs 21 lacs for COVID-19 efforts

05 Apr 2020 | 12:21 AM

Dharamshala, Apr 4 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, (HPBSE) Dharamshala contributed Rs 21 lakhs for the Himachal Pradesh COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund on Saturday here in response to the appeal made by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

see more..
image