Breaking News, Latest Updates of October 6: Bihar BJP vice president Rajendra Singh joins LJP ahead of elections
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From Assembly elections in Bihar to the tragic Hathras incident and its aftermath to the coronavirus situation and the status of the vaccine, we will be providing you with all the latest updates and breaking developments in this live blog.
Here are the latest developments of the day
03:20 pm: Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Rajendra Singh joins Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in presence of LJP chief Chirag Paswan.
03:15 pm: BREAKING: Punjab Health Minister Balbir Sidhu, Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Singh Chautala test coronavirus positive.
03:05 pm: IPL 2020: In a setback to Sunrisers Hyderabad, their star pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of the remaining matches of the tournament due to injury. Prithvi Raj Yarra has been named his replacement in the SRH squad.
03:00 pm: On one hand, PM Modi has bought two aircraft worth Rs 8000 crores. On the other hand, China is at our borders and our security forces are braving harsh cold to protect our borders: Congress' Rahul Gandhi in Noorpur, Punjab
02:50 pm: Bhubaneswar: Odisha Parents Federation requests state govt not to open the schools before December & restructure the academic calendar for 2020-21, keeping the COVID19 situation in view. Federation wants that decision should be taken after a discussion with all parties involved.
02:40 pm: 104 police personnel tested positive for #COVID19 in the last 24 hours & 2 died, taking total positive cases to 24,254 in the force, including 21,423 recoveries, 2,578 active cases, and 253 deaths: Maharashtra Police
02:25 pm: Bombay High Court today heard the petition of Sushant Singh Rajput's sisters for quashing the FIR under sections in the NDPS Act filed by Rhea Chakraborty. The matter was adjourned to 13th October after Rhea's lawyer Satish Maneshinde sought time to file a reply on the plea.
02:10 pm: Japan: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar participates in the meet of Foreign Ministers of Quad group countries-Japan, the United States, Australia and India in Tokyo.
Japan: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar participates in the meet of Foreign Ministers of Quad group countries-Japan, the United States, Australia and India in Tokyo. pic.twitter.com/gphUjWvBtT— ANI (@ANI) October 6, 2020
01:55 pm: Bihar: National Democratic Alliance (NDA) meeting underway at CM Nitish Kumar's official residence in Patna. Devendra Fadnavis, Sushil Modi, Sanjay Jaiswal and Bhupendra Yadav are present at the meeting.
01:40 pm: National Commission of Women (NCW) takes suo moto cognizance of #Hathras case victim's picture being used during various protests. NCW issues separate notices to BJP leader Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhaskar, and Congress leader Digvijay Singh, seeking an explanation from them.
01:20 pm: Supreme Court asks Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for Uttar Pradesh government, to inform it how the witnesses in the #Hathras case, are being protected. Supreme Court adjourns the matter for next week.
01:15 pm: IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma-led #MumbaiIndians take on Steve Smith-led #RajasthanRoyals in the 20th #IPL2020 match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi tonight. Mumbai Indians is currently placed at number 2 in the points table with 3 wins while Rajasthan Royals is at number 5 with 2 wins
01:05 pm: Special NDPS Court extends judicial custody of Rhea Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty and others till 20th October.
12:55 pm: A minor girl belonging to Jatoyi village of Sadabad area in Hathras was allegedly raped 15-20 days ago by her minor cousin, who is mentally unstable, during her stay in Aligarh. Victim passed away yesterday during treatment & was cremated by her family: Vineet Jaiswal, Hathras SP
12:40 pm: Modi govt has destroyed small & medium businesses during the lockdown, which are the backbone of India's economy & gives employment to labourers. I had warned about #COVID19 in Feb but they said I was joking: Rahul Gandhi, Congress Leader on labourers' plight during the lockdown
12:30 pm: Actor Payal Ghosh reaches National Commission for Women office in Delhi. She has alleged sexual harassment by Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
12:15 pm: The entire country is being pushed to corner and being beaten up. What's the big deal if I was pushed. It's our job to protect the country, we have to stand with the farmers. The government is such that if we stand against them, we will be pushed. Dhakka kha lenge, lathi kha lenge (we will bear the push and the lathis): Rahul Gandhi in Punjab.
12:10 pm: My mother had gone for medical check-up & my sister couldn't go with her as few members of her staff had COVID. I was there with my mother, I'm her son also after all & have to look after her: Rahul Gandhi on SAD's question 'what was he doing abroad when farm bills were passed'.
12:05 pm: Supreme Court issues notice to the Centre & seeks its response on a plea filed by Gulf Telangana Welfare & Cultural Association President Pathkuri Basanth Reddy urging the court to direct the government to bring back Indian workers in the Gulf.
11:50 am: Information and Broadcasting Ministry releases standard operating protocols (SOPs) to be followed at all cinemas/ theatres/multiplexes. Government of India has permitted cinemas/ theatres/multiplexes to re-open from 15th October.
11:30 am: Search conducted at Ricky Rai's residence in connection with Cottonpet drugs case on information that he is supporting few absconding accused: Central Crime Branch, Bengaluru. Ricky Rai is son of former underworld don Muthappa Rai who passed away recently.
11:10 am: Hathras case: District administration convinced parents of the deceased to cremate her at night to avoid large scale violence in the morning, UP govt in affidavit to SC; cites intelligence inputs of possible assembly of lakhs of protesters & issue being given caste/communal colour.
11:07 am: Uttar Pradesh govt's affidavit states a "vicious campaign" has been unleashed to defame the State govt. It explains in detail the investigation carried out so far in the case, & says that vested interests are attempting to ascribe motive to derail a fair probe.
11:05 am: Uttar Pradesh government files affidavit in Supreme Court over #Hathras incident, saying the court must direct CBI investigation into the case for free and fair investigation. SC should monitor the CBI probe into the case, the affidavit states.
10:45 am: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Tokyo. "Pleased to see the progress of our partnership in so many fields. Will work together for stability and prosperity in the Indo- Pacific," says EAM Jaishankar.
10:30 am: As per orders of the Central Government, cinemas/ theatres/multiplexes will be reopening from 15th October. Halls have been directed to operate with up to 50% of their seating capacity: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar
10:10 am: Two FIRs registered under IT Act against many social media account holders & fake accounts for defaming Mumbai Police Commissioner on different platforms like Twitter, Instagram & FB & using abusive language against him & the force: Rashmi Karandikar, DCP-Cyber Cell, Mumbai Police
09:40 am: Bombay High Court defers the Rs 1.1 crores defamation suit filed by actor Richa Chadha against actor Payal Ghosh and others, in connection with the alleged sexual assault against actor Payal Ghosh, till 7th October as respondents were not served notices.
09:10 am: Four persons who were on their way to Hathras from Delhi apprehended from Mathura yesterday. They were found to have links with Popular Front of India (PFI): UP Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar
08:30 am: Eight new COVID19 cases reported in Mizoram, taking the total tally to 2,128. The number of active cases is at 291 while 1,837 people have been discharged so far. No death reported in the State till date: Government of Mizoram
08:10 am: Ghaziabad: Paratroopers from IAF's skydiving team Akash Ganga undergo full dress rehearsal at Hindon Air Force base, ahead of the Indian Air Force Day on 8th October
7:55 am: Trump returns to White House: US President Donald Trump has returned to the White House days after testing coronavirus positive. Trump said that he will soon resume campaigning for the presidential elections.
7:45 am: Punjab coronavirus update: Punjab Health Department has issued an order to close all COVID level-1 facilities due to a drop in occupancy.
7:40 am: Hathrash case: 15 police personnel, 3 Station House Officers and 1 Deputy SP rank officer have been deployed in the village to prevent tension, says Hathras SP Vineet Jaiswal
7:35 am: Noida's first musical fountain will open for the public at the medicinal park in Sector 91 at 7 pm today. There will be no entry fee for visitors but only a limited number of people will be allowed as of now: Noida Authority CEO
7:30 am: A junior commissioned officer of the Indian Army has lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera sector of Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir. Subedar Sukhdev Singh lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera sector of Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir yesterday.
Posted By: Shashikant Sharma