In the name of religion: Despite COVID outbreak, Jhar BJP MP wants permission for religious congregation with 50 lakh people
The Hemant Soren-led Jharkhand government has opposed the PIL seeking permission for the annual Shravani Mela – eastern India’s biggest religious congregation – citing the possibility of large scale transmission of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey’s counsel has pleaded that denying permission may hurt people’s religious sentiments.
Kejriwal accepts COVID death toll in Delhi increased due to lack of beds
While sharing how Delhi has prepared five weapons to fight COVID-19, CM Kejriwal ended up accepting that COVID deaths in the national capital had increased due to lack of beds.
To reduce COVID deaths, Delhi to increase ICU beds with hopes pinned on plasma therapy
The AAP government is now using a three-pronged approach: increase ICU beds, plasma therapy and provide oxygen cylinders to those in home isolation. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Friday, said: “In order to save lives, possibly we will have to increase the number of ICU beds.” Asiaville had reported, on June 24, that since Unlock One, COVID deaths in Delhi have increased by nearly 400 per cent.
Nearly 400 per cent surge in COVID deaths in Delhi during Unlock One
Within barely 24 days of Unlock One, the national capital has recorded 50,000 new COVID cases. The COVID deaths in Delhi have increased by 4.7 times during this period. However, the death rate remains at 3.5 per cent of the total of cases being reported.
Inside world’s biggest temporary COVID hospital: 10,000 beds, located in 300-acre compound
With the size of 22 football grounds, Radha Soami COVID facility is set to become the world’s biggest temporary COVID-19 hospital. It will cater to 10,000 coronavirus patients. According to the Delhi CM, the facility will be ready by July first week.
How will COVID patients survive Delhi’s non-AC railway isolation wards in the scorching heat?
At Anand Vihar Railway station, the Indian Railways has created a COVID isolation facility for nearly 4,200 patients. But how will the COVID patients survive these non-AC isolation wards in the scorching heat? These railway isolation coaches might end up feeling like frying pans or iron cages from lying out in the sun all day.
BJP indulging in politics of dead bodies, Centre didn't give us a single paisa: AAP's Dilip Pandey
Right now our priority is to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, and not the arrests of anti-CAA protesters, AAP’s chief whip Dilip Kumar Pandey told Asiaville in an exclusive conversation.
In times of job crisis, Jharkhand sends 1500 workers for BRO projects in Leh-Ladakh
At a time when the entire country is going through an unprecedented unemployment wave triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Jharkhand government has signed an MoU with the Border Roads Organisation. On June 13, CM Hemant Soren flagged off the first train ferrying 1500 workers for the BRO’s Leh-Ladakh project.
Why "Operation Kamalam" is haunting Congress in Rajasthan
Despite being in majority, the Congress is afraid of probable "Operational Kamalam" ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls. Its fear stems from Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat debacles. In order to ensure Congress’ victory and avert "horse-trading", CM Ashok Gehlot has resorted to “resort politics” in Jaipur.
How Amit Shah is whitewashing the migrant crisis, distracting voters from real issues
Even a global pandemic and economic devastation has not stopped Amit Shah from raking up the CAA, Ram Mandir and the abrogation of Article 370. In order to deflect responsibility for the migrant workers crisis, the former BJP president chooses to shift the blame on Rahul Gandhi and the Opposition.