The government has maintained that the farm laws will bring farmer better opportunities and usher in new technologies in agriculture.
In view of air quality in Delhi-NCR hitting poor level, a Supreme Court-mandated body Thursday announced implementation of graded response action plan (GRAP) from October 15 and a ban on the use of diesel generators, except for essential and emergency services in Delhi and the neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon.
On August 31, the top court ordered that the slums along the tracks be removed within three months and said there should be no political interference in executing the plan.
Bhardwaj alleged the BJP's campaign for the Delhi election centred around the Shaheen Bagh protests and it was the only party that benefited from the controversy surrounding the agitation.
The Rajya Sabha MP said people are not realising that the community spread is underway and hence contracting the virus. "(If) you are not able to find information on the source of the infection so that is community spread," he said at a press briefing.
The minister had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on June 17. In his absence, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was looking after health and home departments, and PWD headed by Jain.
The MLA from Kalkaji constituency of South Delhi had tested positive for COVID-19 last month
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said it was not issuing notice in the matter for now and was adjourning it to July 9.
Satyendar Jain was experiencing high fever and a drop in oxygen levels that are some symptoms of Coronavirus.
Singh requested him to provide more licenses to the pathological labs and to give more testing kits to the state governments.
The Delhi government needs to get its act together and ensure that patients are not denied hospitalisation and care at a time when COVID-19 cases are rising in the national capital
Senior Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken said it was shameful that the COVID positivity rate in Delhi was the highest in the country and its recovery rate the lowest. This is because Delhi hospitals are in bad shape, he said.
The suggestion comes in the backdrop of Delhi recording over 1,000 coronavirus cases daily for the past few days and the AAP government fending itself against allegations of lack of hospital beds and other facilities.
The Delhi government told the court that 28 such bodies were cremated on Thursday and the last rites of the remaining 35 will be performed by Saturday.
The direction by Justice Navin Chawla came on a plea by some of the persons who were quarantined in flats at Sultanpuri here after their return from Indonesia.
Tiwari, however, asserted he did not break any law. He hit back at the AAP for raising the issue to "divert attention" of media from allegations of corruption against its MLA Prakash Jarwal who is currently behind the bars.
"Whenever the website is accessed, it permanently shows the message 'server under heavy load! Please check after some time'. Moreover, most poor people cannot apply online as most do not have smart phones and there are no cyber cafes functioning during the lockdown," the petition said.
The plea claimed Hussain has been wrongly dragged into the matter which appeared to be a result of a well-thought-out plan of his political rivals to falsely implicate him.
East Delhi BJP MP, Gautam Gambhir said that he had offered to donate Rs. 50 lakh to the Delhi government for buying PPE kits and masks, but did not receive any feedback.
People ensuring essential services such as milk sellers, vegetable vendors and grocers can call helpline 1031 to get the passes on their mobile phones, Kejriwal said during a digital press conference.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain shared a copy of a circular with regard to the decision taken by the Drug Control Department of the Kejriwal government, and also said, "No separate license is required for the same."
The budget focused on education and health sectors which Sisodia termed as important areas of Kejriwal model of governance.
The submission was made by the Delhi government's additional standing counsel Anuj Aggarwal who said a notification would be issued within a day to amend the prison rules to include the two new provisions.
A taskforce headed by him has been formed to tackle the situation emerging from the coronavirus infection and there is no need to panic, he said at a press conference.
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said "it is a policy decision" and it will "not interfere" in it.