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Headlines: Samyukt Kisan Morcha Calls For Bharat Bandh Today

Samyukt Kisan Morcha Calls For Bharat Bandh Today

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has called for a Bharat Bandh today as their protest against the three controversial agricultural farm laws has completed a year. Many farmer organizations have been protesting for months against the centre’s three farm laws alleging that private firms will over the agricultural sector. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha is an umbrella body consisting of over 40 farm unions, has appealed to people to join the Bharat bandh. The farmer association have also asked political parties to stand with farmers to defend principles of democracy. In the Bharat Bandh, major roads and highways are blocked in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab. Throughout the strike, the farmer organizations have called for a closure of industrial, commercial, and educational institutions. The Bharat Bandh started at 6 am and will continue till 4 pm. 

Covid-Bulletin: India Records 26,041 New Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 97.78%

According to the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry, India has recorded 26,041 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country currently stands at 2,99,620, constituting 0.89% of total covid-19 cases reported in the country so far. Meanwhile, daily recoveries continue to outnumber new covid-19 cases with registering 29,621 recoveries so far. The total number of recoveries currently stands at 3,29,31,972. The daily and weekly positivity rate stands at 2.24% and 1.94% respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 56.44 crore covid-19 tests. On the vaccination front, India has administered 86.01 crore covid-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. 

CJI N V Ramana Urges Women To Demand For 50% Reservation In All Spheres

On Sunday, The Chief Justice of India N V Ramana urged all women to shout and demand for 50% reservation in all spheres. CJI N V Ramana said: “It’s high time we have 50% representation of women in the judiciary. I will be very happy the day this goal is achieved. Appointment of three women judges will inspire women in other branches of governance to break the glass ceiling,” The Chief Justice of India also noted that the representation of women in judiciary is dismal and one of the primary reasons why women can’t enter the legal profession is the lack of women-friendly infrastructure. CJI N V Ramana said: “You have to shout and demand that we need 50% reservation. It is not a small issue. It is an issue emerging from thousands of years of suppression. It is high time we had 50% representation of women in the judiciary,” 

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission To Be Launched By PM Modi Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission today through video conferencing. The programme will launch at 11 am, and Prime Minister Modi will hold an address as reported by the Prime Minister’s Office. On 15th August 2020, prime minister Modi had announced the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission from the ramparts of Red Fort. As per the PMO, the mission will build a seamless online platform through a wide range of information, infrastructure and data while ensuring confidentiality and privacy of health-related personal information. In this mission, every person will have a health ID that will work as their health account, and one can view their personal health records through a mobile application. The roll-out of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission also coincides with the third anniversary of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY). 

Mamata Banerjee: “Will Defeat BJP At The National Level” 

On Sunday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee termed the Bhartiya Janata Party as a ‘jumla (rhetoric) party’. While addressing a public meeting, Ms Banerjee took a dig at the BJP for not allowing her to attend a global peace meet in Rome and said: “The BJP is the biggest jumla party in the country. It has only lies and hatred to offer. If you speak against them, they will unleash central agencies against you. They (BJP) are the party of a dancing dragon, who will remove your name from the list of citizenship in the name of CAA, NRC and NPR,” “The BJP thinks it can do whatever it wants just because it is in power. It doesn’t follow human rights and democratic rights in the states where it is in power. In the days to come, we would take on the BJP at the national level and defeat them,” added Ms Banerjee. Hitting out at the Congress and the CPI (M), Ms Banerjee alleged that both political parties also have an understanding with the BJP. 

Arjun Bijlani Takes The Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 Trophy Home

TV personality Arjun Bijlani has won the 11th season of Khatron Ke Khiladi, with Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya emerging as the first runner up, followed by Vishal Aditya Singh. The show went on for 11 long months and was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa. Along with the trophy, Arjun Bijlani took the Rs 20 lakh prize and a Maruti Swift car. In the finale task, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya lost to Arjun Bijlani by 20 seconds. Sharing the news on Instagram, winner Arjun Bijlani wrote: “Winning losing toh chalte rehta hai what really matters is the journey on the show . I think we all had a great one on #khatronkekhiladi11 . In all honesty I think @vishalsingh713 and @divyankatripathidahiya are also winners. Like I said the journey on this show matters . They have had an equally great one,” 

Bigg Boss 15 New Promo: Glimpses Of New Contestants Out

The makers of Bigg Boss 15 has dropped the new promo of the show, revealing some contestants who are going to be a part of the crazy jungle ride. The promo shows glimpses of confirmed contestants, including Karan Kundrra, Afsana Khan, Simba Nagpal and Tejasswi Prakash. Sharing the promo on social media, Colors TV wrote: “#BB15 ke iss jungle mein dangal karne aa rahe hain bade hi adhbut contestants. Kya app inhe pehchaan sakte hai?,” Apart from Karan Kundrra, Afsana Khan, Simba Nagpal and Tejasswi Prakash, BB OTT contestants Pratik Sehajpal, Shamita Shetty, Nishant Bhatt, Asim Riaz’s brother Umar Riaz and Donal Bisht will also enter the BB15 show. The reality show will premier on 2nd October at 9:30 pm. 

IPL 2021: Ravindra Jadeja Earns Praises For His Heroic Performance At CSK VS KKR

On Sunday, Chennai Super Kings took Kolkata Knight Riders by storm after winning the match and claiming the top spot in the IPL 2021 points table. Indian player Ravindra Jadeja smashed a whirlwind 20 runs in 4 balls and helped CSK win the match. Jadeja’s heroic performance gained him a lot of praise. Taking to Twitter, Virendra Sehwag wrote: “What a magnificent victory for Chennai. Ravindra Jadeja top class with bat and ball and Chennai are top of the table. After the situation last year, what a comeback. Just stand up and applaud #CSKvsKKR,” While Chennai Super kings acquired the top positions at the points table, Kolkata Knight Riders is placed at the 4th position. 


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