Breaking News LIVE, November 29:
1:45 PM| Farmers, who had been holding a meeting regarding Home Minister Amit Shah’s offer to them to move to the Burari’s Nirankari ground to hold the protest and the government will hold the talks immediately, have rejected the offer. They said they won’t move to the Nirankari ground and continue to hold the protest at the border.
1:15 PM| Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Old City to appeal to the people to vote for the party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election. The campaigning for the GHMC election will end today. The polling will take place on December 1.
— ANI (@ANI) November 29, 2020
11:30 AM| Parliament has recently passed farm reform laws after rigorous brainstorming. These reforms have not only broken shackles of farmers but have also given new rights and opportunities to them: PM Modi in Mann ki Baat.
11:10 AM| Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said,” Ancient idol of Devi Annapurna being brought back from Canada”.
Every Indian would feel proud to know that an ancient idol of Devi Annapurna is being brought back from Canada to India. Almost 100 years ago in 1913, this idol was stolen from a temple in Varanasi and smuggled out of the country: PM Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat pic.twitter.com/silN2kf4kV
— ANI (@ANI) November 29, 2020
10:30 AM| Thousands of farmers continue to camp in and around Delhi as their protest against the center’s contentious agricultural laws enters the fourth day. On Saturday, Home Minister Amit Shah reached out to protesters and assured them that the government was ready to “deliberate on every problem and demand of the farmers”.
Shah on Saturday appealed to farmers and said his government was ready to hold talks. “I appeal to the protesting farmers that the Union government is ready to hold talks. The agriculture minister has invited them on December 3 for a discussion. The government is ready to deliberate on every problem and demand of farmers,” he told ANI.
PM Modi to address the nation via Mann Ki Baat today. This will his 71st edition of his monthly radio programme.
Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA) 206 battalion of CRPF, who sustained injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast by Naxals in the Sukma district on Saturday, succumbed to his injuries today. Seven other personnel also suffered injuries in the ambush.
Coronavirus cases in India are steadily on the rise with 41,810 new infections in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 93,92,919. There were 496 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours and the number of active cases went down by 984. There are 4,53,956 active cases in the country. Over 42,000 people recovered from the deadly disease in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to over 88 lakhs.
PM Modi on Saturday visited India’s top vaccine hubs to personally review the development of the coronavirus vaccine and the manufacturing process. The visit, PM Modi’s office said, was meant to help him get a “first-hand perspective of the preparations, challenges and roadmap in India’s endeavour to vaccinate its citizens”