The Delhi chief minister, who is on a visit to Punjab, also called the drug case against Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia a “political stunt”.
Considering the high transmissibility of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, Delhi is now prepared to conduct 3 lakh cases everyday and has the infrastructure to deal with 1lakh cases, said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Amid the Omicron scare, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Monday said all samples that test positive for COVID-19 will now be sent for genome sequencing.
Kabir Khan's film '83,' starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, will be released in theatres on Friday, December 24.
The country's first Chief of Defence Staff General Rawat, who was killed along with his wife and 12 others in a tragic helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu recently, was originally from a village in Pauri district.
Omicron Covid-19: The Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendar Jain 400 to 500 samples can be identified in the government run facilities daily in the national capital.
The entry of Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress in Goa ahead of the ensuing Assembly elections jazzed up the colourful politics of the coastal state during the year.
"Goa is a first-class state with 'third class' politicians": Arvind Kejriwal
"We would like to know if these are cases of old variants or the new Omicron variant. Hence, all samples which test positive will be sent for genome sequencing," Arvind Kejriwal said in an online briefing.
Omicron Covid-19: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said there is no need to panic in view of the Omicron variant. He said in the last few days Covid-19 cases are increasing in the city, and it has been decided to send the samples for genome sequencing to ascertain the variant.
He also targeted Kejriwal for his promise of providing Rs 1,000 per month to women, asking him whether he was giving this amount to women in the national capital where he heads the AAP government.
As Goa celebrates its 61st Liberation Day, political leaders like Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee tweeted congratulations. Goa was under 450 years of Portuguese rule when it was liberated.
Singh said if the AAP is voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, it will give Rs 5,000 per month to the 34 lakh unemployed people registered with the state employment exchange.
While speaking of the international airport in Jalandhar, Aam Admi Party(AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal mentioned that it has been a long-pending demand of people in the Doaba region, that lies between the rivers Beas and Sutlej.
As AAP is poised to head for the 2022 election without a CM face, Kejriwal's recent bout of promises of freebies and an over-bearing presence for the campaign have both drawn flak.
The Omicron variant was first detected in India in Bengaluru with two people testing positive for it comprising a South African national of Indian origin and a doctor.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said he has been closely monitoring the situation in the aftermath of the detection of the new coronavirus variant and adequate arrangements, including those related to hospital beds and medicines, will be made available.
Without naming anyone, he said, "For 75 years, these political leaders and parties deliberately kept the government schools in a bad shape so that the poor and (people from) SC brotherhood cannot progress”.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.