Karnataka Sees 42% Jump In Covid Cases, Daily Infections Cross 4,200
Karnataka had recorded 2,975 coronavirus cases yesterday.Karnataka on Wednesday reported 4,225 new cases of COVID-19 and 26 more fatalities, taking the total number of infections past 9.97 lakh and the number of deaths to 12,567, the health department said. The day also saw 1,492 patients getting discharged after recovery. The state had recorded 2,975 new cases yesterday meaning Wednesday's spike in daily infections was almost 42 per cent. Of the fresh infections reported on Wednesday, 2,928 were from Bengaluru Urban district alone.
Mr Purohit had moved the top court challenging the January 2 order of the Bombay High Court rejecting his appeal.
The matter came to light on Wednesday after the AIMIM leader posted a picture offering prayers on her Twitter handle.
The incident reportedly took place when the assembly was discussing issues related to the state budget.
The incident, which lasted around an hour, took place in Kiradpura locality, which has a famous Ram temple where a huge crowd is expected to celebrate the Ram Navami on Thursday, police officials said.
"We are concerned for the children...let's explore the possibility of an amicable settlement," the court said.
BS Yediyurappa is now in a firefighting mode amid protests over reservation issues with the polls just over a month away.
Mamata Banerjee, who is staging a two-day sit-in to protest alleged discrimination by the Centre against the state, had on Wednesday in a change of stance urged all political parties in the country to unitedly fight the BJP in next year's Lok Sabha election.
A German ministry spokesperson stated that her country "expects that the standards of judicial independence and fundamental democratic principles will apply in the case."
Jagdeep Dhankar said, "The next 25 years are going to be crucial for the country. They are going to be crucial because of the last 9 years. In the last 9 years, we've laid a foundation through a series of affirmative steps."
Lalit Modi's decision to take legal action against Rahul Gandhi comes days after the latter was convicted in a defamation case over comments about the surname Modi.
Covid cases: The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 2.7 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 1.71 per cent.