Anil Deshmukh sent to judicial detention
Daily NEWS Summary | 06-11-2021; Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was taken into judicial custody by a recess court in a case dating back to March 20, 2021, for alleged money laundering and corruption. Additional Attorney General Anil Singh, representing the Directorate of Enforcement (ED), appeared before Special Judge P.R. Sitre and requested a new custody of nine days. However, the court rejected this request and Mr. Deshmukh was taken into custody.
Mr. Deshmukh was arrested by the Emergency Department in November after being questioned by the central enforcement agency for 12 hours. He was detained until November 6. Mr. Deshmukh’s attorney also filed a request for advance bond on Saturday on behalf of Hrishikesh Deshmukh, son of Mr. Deshmukh, who will be heard on November 12. On October 29, the Bombay High Court dismissed Deshmukh’s plea, seeking to vacate five subpoenas issued by the ED.
The case dates back to March 20, 2021, when former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh wrote a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray alleging that Deshmukh abused his post and his powers to demand illegal monetary benefits. The letter alleged cases in which Deshmukh ordered suspended police officer Sachin Vaze and others to collect 100 million rupees in bars and restaurants for a month.
Shortly thereafter, the High Court ordered a preliminary investigation against Mr. Deshmukh by the Central Bureau of Investigation. The DE then intervened and opened an investigation into the money laundering allegations against Mr. Deshmukh.
On April 21, a first information report was filed against Mr. Deshmukh under section 120B (criminal association) of the Indian Penal Code and section 7 (official receiving bonus other than statutory remuneration as an act official) of prevention of corruption. Act.
Delhi takes its breath away from the excesses of Deepavali
Daily NEWS Summary | 06-11-2021; Delhi continued to suffocate as air quality remained in the “severe” category for a second day on Saturday, as people burst crackers on thursday night despite the ban. Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to improve from Sunday night, authorities said. Several other NCR cities, such as Gurugram and Greater Noida, and cities in northern India, Baghpat and Bulandshahr, have also reported serious air pollution.
Delhi’s AQI was 446 at 10 a.m. Saturday, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Delhi’s AQI was 444 at 6 a.m. Friday. Friday’s AQI was 462, according to CPCB at 4 p.m. bulletin, which is an average of the last 24 hours and is considered the AQI of the day. Friday was the worst air quality after Deepavali in five years, according to official data, and it was also the first day of “severe” air pollution this winter season.
Air pollution is due to the combination of increased impact from stubble burning, low local wind speeds, and emissions from cookie breakage. “Foggy / Smog Conditions Today [Nov. 6] The morning improved at Delhi NCR as expected. Shallow fog with a visibility of 600 to 800 m was reported at its two airports from 5.30 to 9.30 a.m. This is due to the winds from the west to the northwest that started and also reached 8 to 15 km / h and some reduction in humidity or drying of humidity. IMD said in a statement.
An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very bad” and 401 and 500 “severe”.
District hospital burned down in Ahmednagar
Daily NEWS Summary | 06-11-2021; At least 11 coronavirus patients have died and another suffered severe burns after a major fire broke out in the intensive care unit of the Ahmednagar City District Civil Hospital in Maharashtra on November 6, authorities said.
The fire started around 11 a.m. in the intensive care unit (ICU), where 20 COVID-19 patients were being treated, they said. Television footage showed smoke billowing from lower floors of the hospital as medics desperately tried to save lives. Rajendra Bhosale, a collector from Ahmednagar district, confirmed that 10 patients died in the blaze, which also left a critical patient. Shankar Misal, fire chief of Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation, said after the fire broke out, police and firefighters rushed to the scene and began the rescue and firefighting operation.
It took over two hours to put out the fire. The cooling operation is on, Misal said, adding that the short circuit is suspected to be the cause. A police official said after the blaze, injured patients were taken to a nearby hospital, where 10 of them were pronounced dead. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted overnight to say he was “distraught at the loss of life”. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray ordered an investigation into the tragedy and announced $ 5 lakh in compensation for the families of the deceased.
Covid Updates: The number of coronavirus cases reported in India was 3,432,362 at the time of this report, with a death toll of 4,660,750.