Breaking News, Latest Updates Highlights of February 12
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Today, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, along with her sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, will address the Kisan Mahapanchayat in Rajasthan. Gandhi had also addressed the Lok Sabha over farmers' protest on Thursday, accusing the government for destroying rural economy with the contentious farm laws.
Meanwhile, we will also focus on the West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021 today. Union Home Minister Amit Shah had addressed a mega rally in West Bengal on Thursday and said that the Centre will implement the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) once the COVID-19 vaccination ends.
Here are the highlights of February 12:
16:00 pm: Assertion that Indian territory is up to Finger 4 is false. Territory of India is as depicted by map of India and includes over 43,000 sq km currently under illegal occupation of China since 1962. Even LAC, as per Indian perception, is at Finger 8, not Finger 4: Defence Ministry
15:13 pm: In just 26 days, India has become the fastest country to vaccinate over 70 lakh people for COVID-19, says Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
14:16 pm: Modi ji says that we want to speak with farmers, what do you want to talk about? Repeal the (agri) laws, farmers will speak with you. You (PM) are taking away their land, future and then you want to talk. Take back laws first, then talk, says Congress' Rahul Gandhi during 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Rajasthan.
13:50 pm: Uttarakhand Floods | Body recovered from the riverbank near Maithana village today. Total of 37 bodies recovered so far, says Chamoli District Magistrate.
12:14 pm: Enforcement Directorate conducts search at the residential premises of TMC leader Vinay Mishra in Kolkata in connection with Cattle and Coal scam.
12:14 pm: Supreme Court gives Centre six more weeks to decide mercy pleas on behalf of Balwant Singh Rajoana.
The Centre told said, "President has started the process of examining the mercy pleas filed on behalf of Balwant Singh Rajoana, awarded death sentence for the assassination of the then Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh in 1995".
11:29 am: BREAKING: Congress MLA from Fatehpur, Kangra, Sujan Singh Pathania passes away at 78, reports ANI.
11:10 am: Dadra And Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Ladakh, Tripura and Andaman and Nicobar Islands have not reported any new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, says Health Ministry
10:23 am: Uttarakhand Floods | Our teams are continuously searching for bodies. A team has also been deployed to search for bodies along the river. All agencies involved in rescue operation are working round the clock, says NDRF Commandant at Tapovan tunnel PK Tiwary
10:00 pm: India reports 9,309 new COVID-19 cases, 15,858 discharges, and 87 deaths in the last 24 hours, says Union Health Ministry
Total cases: 1,08,80,603
Total discharges: 1,05,89,230
Death toll: 1,55,447
Active cases: 1,35,926
Total Vaccination: 75,05,010
9:25 am: It is the responsibility of the Prime Minister to protect the territory of this country. How he does it is his problem, not mine, says Rahul Gandhi
9:25 am: The PM is a coward who cannot stand up to the Chinese. He is spitting on the sacrifice of our army. He is betraying the sacrifice of our army. Nobody in India should be allowed to do it, says Rahul Gandhi.
9:25 am: Yesterday, Defence Minister made a statement on the situation in Eastern Ladakh. Now, we find our troops are now going to be stationed at Finger 3. Finger 4 is our territory. Now, we've moved from Finger 4 to Finger 3. Why has Mr Modi given up our territory to the Chinese, says Rahul Gandhi
8:54 am: Congress' Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor and Meerut on February 15, reports ANI.
8:45 am: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will launch India's first CNG tractor today.
8:35 am: Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred 420 km northwest of Bikaner, Rajasthan, at 08.01 hours today, says National Center for Seismology.
8:30 am: Just In: Uttarakhand Assembly session to be held from March 1 to March 10, reports ANI.
8:10 am: Rahul Gandhi will also hold a press briefing today over farmers' protest.
8:10 am: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will address a Kisan Mahapanchayat in Rajasthan today in presence of his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
Posted By: Abhinav Gupta