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Today, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will hold multiple roadshows in Delhi ahead of the much-awaited assembly elections in the national capital.
Elections to the 70-member Delhi Assembly promises to be a triangular contest with the AAP hoping to retain power on the plank of development and the BJP and the Congress determined to put up a spirited challenge. The voting for the assembly polls in Delhi will be done on February 8 while the counting of votes will take place on February 11.
Here are the highlights of January 27:
17:15 pm: DMRC: Entry/Exit at Central Secretariat will be allowed from Gate No 1 only from 2 to 4 PM while other gates will remain closed during this period. Interchange from Yellow to Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh) and vice versa will be allowed at the station during this period.
17:15 pm: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC): On occasion of Beating Retreat ceremony on 29th Jan, metro services at 2 stations of Yellow Line(Samaypur Badli-HUDA City Centre)won’t be available as per timings given below:
1. Udyog Bhawan: 2 to 6.30 PM
2. Central Secretariat: 4 to 6.30 PM
17:01 pm: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal holds a roadshow in Gandhinagar area. Navin Choudhary (Deepu) is the AAP candidate from Gandhinagar assembly constituency.
16:18 pm: 2012 Delhi gang-rape case: A Delhi Court dismisses review petition of father of one of the convicts, Pawan challenging magistrate order which dismissed the application questioning the credibility of the sole witness and claiming that he was tutored witness and his statement wasn’t credible
15:45 pm: Sensex plunges 458.07 points to end at 41,155.12; Nifty tanks 129.25 points to 12,119
15:08 pm: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress: Modi ji was shedding tears for Muslim sisters at the time of Triple Talaq legislation. He should now go to Shaheen Bagh where those mothers and sisters have been agitating for the last couple of weeks, if he is honest.
15:03 pm: Ahead of European Union debate on India’s amended citizenship law, Congress accuses govt of internationalising issue.
15:02 pm: Delhi Court extends the interim bail of six bureaucrats in the INX Media case. Court extended bail till February 18th. They were a part of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) which granted approval to INX Media during P Chidambaram’s tenure as finance minister
13:53 pm: Delegation of European Union to India on draft resolution on CAA: The European Parliament is an independent institution, sovereign in the organization of its work and in its deliberations. The text referred to are draft resolution by political groups in the European Parliament.
13:15 pm: Urban cooperative banks report nearly 1,000 frauds worth over Rs 220 cr in last five fiscals: RBI
12:49 pm: Supreme Court asks the West Bengal government to file a detailed response within four weeks on the petition filed by the family of slain BJP worker, Dulal Kumar, asking for a CBI probe into his death.
12:25 pm: Prime Minister’s Office (PMO): PM Narendra Modi will address the 3rd Global Potato Conclave in Gandhinagar, Gujarat through remote video conferencing tomorrow.
11:18 am: BJP Parliamentary Executive Meeting will be held at the Parliament on 31st January ahead of the Budget Session, reports ANI.
10:41 am: Delhi: Chief Minister of Delhi and Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal holds roadshow in Narela
10:21 am: Air India employee unions to meet in Delhi today to discuss proposed privatisation of airline, reports PTI.
9:48 am: Karnataka: Former state minister and senior JD(S) leader Amarnath Shetty passed away in Mangaluru today, reports ANI.
9:41 am: Airport Health Organisation GOI: No passengers to Bengaluru having history of visit to Wuhan, China in last 14 days reported positive with Coronavirus. Total 392 passengers underwent thermal scanner screening from yesterday till 8am today at Bengaluru International airport
9:03 am: 14 trains are running late due to low visibility and other operational reasons, in the Northern Railway region.
8:26 am: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal to hold roadshows at Narela, Bawana and Gandhi Nagar today.
8:13 am: BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda will also hold three rallies in Delhi today.
8:00 am: Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah to hold three public rallies in Delhi today.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma