Breaking News LIVE, December 3:
2:20 PM| The AAP government on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that they are not planning to impose any night curfew in the city or in some parts of it as of now. The decision was taken after assessing the COVID-19 situation in the national capital, that witnessed a sharp surge in the coronavirus cases during the month of November.
1:25 PM| Parkash Singh Badal, former Punjab Chief Minister and Akali Dal leader, returns Padma Vibhushan to protest betrayal of farmers by the government.
12:15 PM| Putting all the speculations to rest, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made this important announcement about the Class 10th and Class 12th board exams. The Central Board has rejected all rumour that suggested that the CBSE Class 10th and Class 12th board exams would be held in an online mode in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
12:00 PM| Farmer leaders arrive at Vigyan Bhawan for their meeting with the government over recently passed farm laws.
10:15 AM| “Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has lost his sleep after Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath visited Mumbai. They’ve used offensive language using Saamna editorial, which we condemn. This may be their party culture. We were welcomed open-heartedly by Bollywood people,” Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister SN Singh said over the Saamna Editorial. (ANI)
Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Masala, passed away on Thursday morning. He was 98. According to reports, Gulati was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi for the last three weeks. He suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday morning. Back in 2019, the government honoured him with Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in the country.
Vehicular traffic movement remained affected on Thursday morning and motorists faced traffic jams in several parts of the city, especially in outer and east Delhi areas, because of the closure of several border points connecting Delhi-Haryana and Delhi-Uttar Pradesh due to the ongoing farmers’ protest.
The Maharashtra government has cleared a proposal to rename residential areas in the state having caste-based names. The decision was made at a state cabinet meeting on Wednesday. Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s office said in a statement that the government chose to “rename the localities to maintain social harmony and national unity”.
India recorded 36,604 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total Covid caseload to nearly 95 lakh. The number of fresh infections is over 17% higher than Tuesday’s figure. Up to 501 deaths have been reported during this time, pushed India’s total fatality to 1,38,122. Over 89.32 lakh people have recovered since the beginning of the pandemic – over 43,000 since Tuesday alone.