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Delhi Municipal Corporation Elections: BJP Announces Candidates

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Delhi Municipal Corporation Elections: BJP Announces Candidates

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New Delhi, June 8 : On Tuesday, the BJP announced its candidates for various posts in the three municipal corporations of Delhi. The BJP has a majority in all the three municipal corporations. State President of BJP Adesh Gupta released the list of candidates. Among them, Raja Iqbal Singh, Mukesh Suryan and Shyam Sundar Agarwal have been nominated for the post of Mayor of North, South and East Delhi respectively. Elections will be held on June 16 for various posts of three municipal corporations. The last date for filing nominations is June 8.

BJP nominated Archana Dilip Singh as Deputy Mayor, Jogiram Jain as Speaker, (Standing Committee), Vijay Kumar Bhagat as Vice President (Standing Committee) and Chhail Bihari Giswami as Leader of the House for North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC). has done. For South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), Pawan Sharma has been nominated for the post of Deputy Mayor, Col (Retd) BK Oberoi as Speaker, (Standing Committee), Poonam Bhati as Vice President, (Standing Committee) and Inderjit Sehrawat as Leader of the House. did. At the same time, for East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), Kiran Vyadh has been nominated for the post of Deputy Mayor, Veer Singh Pawar as Speaker (Standing Committee), Deepak Malhotra as Vice President (Standing Committee) and Satyapal Singh for the post of Leader of the House. is. Also read: After the opening of liquor shops in Puducherry from today, a large number of buyers were seen

Opposition parties Aam Aadmi Party and Congress have very less seats and they are not posing any threat to the BJP candidates. Election dates can be changed in view of the situations arising due to the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of corona virus infection. Mayor’s election was also delayed last year due to Kovid-19. Elections for these posts are being held for the last time before the completion of the current term of the civic body in 2022.

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Ahmedabad: Cash worth lakhs faded in front of honesty of housekeeping worker JK Chavda, returned bag full of cash

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Ahmedabad: Cash worth lakhs faded in front of honesty of housekeeping worker JK Chavda, returned bag full of cash

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Ahmedabad, June 17: Jeki Chavda, a housekeeping worker at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport in Ahmedabad, showed utmost care and sincerity when she found a bundle of foreign currency worth $750 in a transparent zip-lock bag. Jackie Chavda took the bag to CISF personnel for security check, they found the passenger who had forgotten it. The incident happened on Wednesday evening around 5 pm. Chavda found the bag containing the foreign currency while he was cleaning the tray at the security check counter after it was used by the passengers. “While cleaning the trays, I found a bundle of cash in a plastic bag in one of them. I immediately knew that some passenger might have forgotten it. So I went and handed it over to the CISF personnel at the security check counter,” he told TOI As quoted by the employee.

CISF personnel immediately started checking the CCTV footage to find out the real owner of the cash. They identified some potential passengers who may have forgotten the bags. CISF officials soon contacted the identified passengers and after verification found the flyer who had forgotten the cash.

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The passenger was flying to Mumbai on an Indigo flight. The bag reached him when he was about to board the flight. Chavda was praised for his honesty and professionalism. Describing Chavda as a hero, a Twitter user said that the cash found in the bag was more than Chavda’s monthly salary. However, money couldn’t shake his honesty, commented a Twitter user.

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Delhi High Court: Court defers release of three activists accused of Delhi riots

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Delhi High Court: Court defers release of three activists accused of Delhi riots

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New Delhi, June 17 : A Delhi court on Wednesday deferred the release of February 2020 riots accused activists Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha, who were granted bail by the Delhi High Court on June 15. . After the High Court granted bail to the three accused, they moved the trial court seeking their immediate release as of 1 pm. The High Court had fixed the time limit. He has also been ordered to be released on a personal bond of Rs 50,000 each and two sureties of like amount.

Karkardooma Court Additional Sessions Judge Ravinder Bedi said the court would pass the order at 11 am on Thursday. It had sought a verification report from the Delhi Police, posting the matter for Wednesday. On Wednesday, the investigating officer sought more time from the court to verify the addresses of the accused and their sureties. The counsel representing the accused submitted before the court that the verification report was not filed despite time being given to the investigating officer. After hearing the arguments of both the sides, the court reserved the order. Also read: Tragic accident in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, car returning from procession fell in Baya river, 3 people died

Granting bail to the three accused, a High Court bench comprising Justices Siddharth Mridul and Anoop Jairam Bhambhani said, “We are constrained to express that it appears that in the concern of suppressing dissent, there is a constitutionally guaranteed opportunity to protest.” The line between authority and terrorist activity seems to be blurring. If this mindset gets a boost, it will be a sad day for democracy. Meanwhile, Delhi Police has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the bail granted by the Delhi High Court to the three activists, seeking a stay of the order.

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6 Naxalites killed in Andhra Pradesh campaign

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6 Naxalites killed in Andhra Pradesh campaign

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Visakhapatnam, June 17 : Andhra Pradesh Police killed six Naxalites – three men and three women – in the Tigalametta forest area of ​​Visakhapatnam district on Wednesday morning. A police officer said, a search operation was launched to nab the extremists on receiving credible information about Naxal activities in Tigalametta forest area of ​​Mampa police station area of ​​Visakhapatnam district. There was a gunfight between the police and the Maoists around 10 am, in which six Maoists were killed.

Police have identified the slain Maoists as Arjun (DCM), Ashok (DCM), Santu Nachika (ACM), Lalita (PM), Paik (PM), while a woman Maoist could not be identified. Some of the injured Maoists seem to have survived, while the police have appealed to them to surrender by assuring them of the best possible medical treatment, the official said. Also read: Tragic accident in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, car returning from procession fell in Baya river, 3 people died

Visakhapatnam district superintendent of police B. Krishna Rao also appealed to the Maoists to surrender and promised all benefits as per the existing policy. The encounter took place around Koyuru area of ​​Mampa police station area and the search operation is going on. Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police, Gautam Sawang said that the police had launched a search operation in the area after getting credible inputs. Police have recovered one AK-47 rifle, a self-loading rifle, a carbine, literature, kit bag and explosive material from the site of the operation.

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