BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh today squarely blamed the Congress, the Akalis and AAP for conspiring against farmers and mislead them on the three agriculture bills.
Chugh said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought the three bills to improve the plight of farmers and to help them double their income. “Farmers welfare has been the top priority of the prime minister but political parties like Congress and Akalis are now misleading farmers “, he said.
Chugh questioned Akalis for standing against the bills after initially lending support to them in the Parliament. “Akalis are playing hoax on farmers now,” he said asking what morality Akalis have to oppose the bills now.
Chugh lambasted the Congress and AAP for playing politics over the bills by beguiling farmers.
He said Congress in the past never made any efforts to improve the fate of farmers and instead drove them to heavy indebtedness with false promises.
Chugh slammed the Congress for make false promises of waiving farmers loans worth Rs 90,000 crores in election manifesto and fooling them for petty electoral gains.
Chugh asked the Congress for seeking public apology from farmers for cheating and deceiving them.
All the three agriculture bills are in the interest of farmers and opposition should stop playing politics on them, Chugh added.
Accused In NC Leader Wazir’s Murder Case Was Inspired By Bollywood Film ‘Drishyam’
In a bizarre revelation, police in Delhi revealed on Thursday that the accused in the murder case of 67-year-old National Conference leader Trilochan Singh Wazir’ had been planning the crime for nearly three months. The police also found that the accused were “inspired” by the Bollywood film “Drishyam” and tried to mislead the police by planting fake evidence.
Elaborating on how it all happened, police said that Harpreet had called his classmate Chaudhary to Delhi from Mumbai on August 14, assuring him of the job of a taxi driver here.
On the directions of Harpreet, he left Delhi on September 1 from Basai Darapur and went to Punjab and switched off his mobile number and started using another number in Jammu, they said. On September 2, he collected Wazir’s luggage from his house in Jammu and left for Delhi. However, police said he switched on his number again in Punjab and came to Basai Darapur on September 3 via a taxi.
Chaudhary left the spot at around 11.30 am to collect his bag left in a taxi (as per their planning) and returned from the Kashmere Gate area at 5.30 pm, adding that he remained at the spot with others co-accused Harpreet, Harmeet, and Billa. He, along with Harpreet and Harmeet, went to the terrace and planned to kill Wazir.
Harpreet handed over one pistol to Harmeet. They came back, and Harmeet allegedly shot Wazir, who was already unconscious due to their sedatives, police said. With Harpreet and Harmeet, Chaudhary cleaned the blood from the spot and shifted the body to the washroom. After that, the police said they planned to dump the body at a metro station or IGI Airport and visited the places but couldn’t succeed in their plan.
A senior police officer said that the accused planned the murder over the past two to three months on the Bollywood movie “Drishyam” and created false evidence to mislead the police. The call detail records analysis revealed that Harpreet called several numbers in Jammu after September 3. One of the numbers was found registered in the name of Chaudhary’s mother, the officer said, adding that later, Rajinder was arrested from his in-law’s house on Tuesday.
During the investigation, it surfaced that in 1983, a triple murder took place in the Jammu area. First, one Kuldeep alias Pappi, who was Harpreet’s maternal uncle, was killed using swords.
A senior police officer said that Wazir was arrested in that incident and was lodged in jail for around three-and-a-half years.
The police said that facts are being verified, including whether Wazir’s murder was related to that incident.
Bharat Biotech awaits feedback from WHO for COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin’s emergency use listing
Bharat Biotech on Friday said it has submitted all the data to the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin and is awaiting feedback from the UN Public Health Agency.
In a series of tweets, Bharat Biotech said that Covaxin clinical trial was fully compiled and available in June 2021.
“#COVAXIN clinical trial data was fully compiled and available in June 2021. All Data was submitted for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) Application to World Health Organization in early July. We have responded to any clarifications sought by #WHO and are awaiting further feedback,” Bharat Biotech tweeted.
As a responsible manufacturer with past approvals for its other vaccines, the company said it would not find it appropriate to speculate or comment on the approval process and its timelines, it further said.
“We are continuing to work diligently on obtaining WHO EUL at the earliest,” it added.
Earlier on Monday, the sources said that the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) approval for Covaxin, is expected this week.
Bharat Biotech has submitted its Phase 3 clinical trials data that demonstrated 77.8 per cent efficacy to the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).
Earlier in June, a pre-submission meeting for WHO Emergency Use Listing Procedure (EUL), which provides advice before the submission of the final dossier, was also held.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya had also earlier met WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan and held discussions over the approval of Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin.
Covaxin was developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in association with the Indian Council of Medical Research and the National Institute of Virology. Covaxin, which has been developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), contains a whole virion inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, which is produced in Vero cells.
The vaccine is stable at 2 degrees Celsius to 8 degrees Celsius (refrigerated) and is shipped in a ready-to-use liquid formulation that permits distribution using existing vaccine supply chain channels.
The WHO has approved COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Johnson and Johnson, Moderna and Sinopharm.
Fever creates havoc: Over 100 deaths in five states, MP, UP badly affected
High fever across five states in north and eastern India have claimed more than 100 lives, according to officials. In Madhya Pradesh, nearly 3000 fever cases have been reported with its town Jabalpur ordering a ban on air coolers to curb spread of dengue.
In Uttar Pradesh, the Firozabad district reported “mystery fever” in August, with the government later confirming it was dengue. The state’s Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh told The Associated Press that most cases were caused by dengue, a seasonal viral infection spread by mosquitoes, followed by leptospirosis, scrub typhus, and malaria.
There has been a surge in dengue cases among children in many districts of Uttar Pradesh. The Uttar Pradesh health minister Jai Pratap Singh had informed that the state government is taking all the possible steps to control the outbreak of viral fever in the state.
In Madhya Pradesh, more than 2,500 people have been infected by dengue so far this year, a health department official was quoted by news agency PTI on Sunday. The admission rate of dengue patients in hospitals was around 20 per cent, MP programme officer (for control of vector-borne diseases) Dr Himanshu Jayswar told the news agency. On the same day, the official said that Jabalpur reported the second highest dengue cases – 325- since January 1, tadding that the remaining cases were reported from the state capital Bhopal, industrial hub Indore, Agar Malwa, Ratlam districts and other places. As per reports from different parts of MP, medical teams and squads of civic bodies were visiting dengue-prone areas across the state and taking steps to destroy the larvae of such mosquitoes.
According to a report in Hindustan Times, around 1,200 children are affected by fever and respiratory illness over the past five days while at least two have died in north Bengal, according to the state health department. A senior official of the state health department told HT, “In some samples, we have detected Respiratory Syncytial virus (RS virus) and influenza-B virus. Covid has been detected in one case. There has been no specific outbreak.” He confirmed that the number is still lower compared to previous years.
Bihar has also reported 14 deaths suspected to be respiratory pneumonia.As cases of high fever among children surges, news reports say that paediatric wards of Patna are filled to capacity. Asking people not to panic, state health officials say the state sees cases of pneumonia every year. However, the cases have been reported a little earlier this year, the officials said.
Viral fever has claimed the lives of several children in Haryana. As per state health department, some of the fatalities may be because of pneumonia and gastroenteritis. An investigation has been ordered. In Chilli, a small village in Haryana’s Palwal district, a “mystery fever” has killed more than eight children in the past two weeks. At least 44 other people, 35 of whom are minors, have reported fever-like symptoms and hospitalised (private hospitals).
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