New Delhi India , June 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Thursday alleged that BJP wants to play politics over deaths due to COVID 19 in the national capital.His remarks came after Jai Prakash, Chairperson, Standing Committee, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) claimed that there have been around 2,098 coronavirus deaths in Delhi. However, the Delhi government;s health bulletin says that 1,085 people have died due to coronavirus so far.;In this matter, the Delhi High Court has made it clear that they have no doubts about the expertise of the Death Audit Committee of doctors and the number of deaths provided by them is correct. If BJP thinks they are above courts and want to play politics at this time of the epidemic, I can;t say anything they are free to do it,; Singh told ANI.As per Chairperson of North Delhi Municipal Corporation;s Standing Committee, ;From March till June 10, in all three municipal corporations of Delhi, there have been around 2,098 COVID 19 death cases for which funerals have been held. These all were coronavirus positive cases. We have given separate records of around 200 suspected cases.;Delhi witnessed its highest single day spike of 1,877 coronavirus cases on Thursday and 65 succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, the health department said. The total number of coronavirus cases in the national capital stands at 34,687. (ANI)54 personnel from Odisha involved in Amphan restoration work test COVID 19 positive
WEST BENGAL Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, along with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, accompanied Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his aerial survey of the state s cyclone ravaged districts. The trio was the first to witness the destruction, as government officials were unable to access the districts even four days after Cyclone Amphan hit the state. In an exclusive chat with THE WEEK, Dhankhar talked about the devastation he witnessed and the difference in Banerjee s demeanour during the chopper ride. Edited excerpts:Post the aerial survey, what is your assessment of the destruction?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an interim assistance of Rs 1,500 crore for West Bengal and Odisha after reviewing the situation caused by cyclone 'Amphan' that claimed 80 lives, lay waste to standing crops in thousands of hectares, and ruined infrastructure. Two days after the worst cyclone in years devastated the two states, Modi reviewed the situation with chief ministers Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik. Modi announced an interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for West Bengal, already battling a surge in COVID 19 cases and deaths, besides an influx of migrant labourers, after a review meeting with Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Banerjee, and the state''s top officials.
Facebook Share to TwitterTwitterTwitter Share to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedIn Share to WhatsAppWhatsAppWhatsApp Share to MessengerMessengerMessenger Share to TelegramTelegramTelegram By AuthorPTI Published: 22nd May 2020 12:06 pmPrime Minister Narendra Modi (Source: Twitter)Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Friday to take stock of the situation in West Bengal, which has been devastated by cyclone Amphan.Modi arrived at the Kolkata airport at 10.50 am and was received by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and senior state BJP leaders.
PM Modi conducted an aerial survey of areas affected by Cyclone Amphan in Odisha today. CM Naveen Patnaik amp;Guv Ganeshi Lal also accompanied. Financial assistance of Rs 500 Cr announced for the state, ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh to next of kin of deceased amp;Rs 50,000 to seriously injured. #WATCH: PM Modi conducted aerial survey of areas affected by #CycloneAmphan in Odisha today. CM Naveen Patnaik amp;Guv Ganeshi Lal also accompanied. Financial assistance of Rs 500 Cr announced for state, ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh to next of kin of deceased amp;Rs 50,000 to seriously injured pic.twitter.com XiUyIfrKDx
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bengal and Odisha today for an aerial survey of the ground situation after the havoc by cyclone Amphan. Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had asked the Prime Minister to visit the state and inspect the damage, which she said was in the tune of Rs 1 lakh crore."I have never witnessed such a fierce cyclone and destruction in my life. I would request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come and visit Cyclone Amphan affected areas," Ms Banerjee said after a review meeting this morning.
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high level meeting with officials of the Union home ministry and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), to review the arising cyclone situation in various parts of the country.While the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has informed that the Super Cyclone is expected to make a landfall on West Bengal coast on the afternoon of 20 May as an extremely severe cyclonic storm with wind speeds ranging up to 195 kmph, it is likely to result in spells of very heavy rainfall and subsequent heavy damage in the coastal districts of the state.