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‘Vote for Modi’ message on wedding card invites EC notice for Uttarakhand man

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The Election Commission on Saturday served a notice to a man in Uttarakhand who printed a message on his son’s wedding invitation card appealing to the guests to vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Jagdish Chandra Joshi, who runs a cow shelter in Joshikhola village in Garud block of the district, had printed an appeal on the wedding invitation of his son Jeevan that said: ‘Tohfa mat lana kintu var vadhu ko ashirwaad dene se pehle 11 April ko rashtrahit mein Modi ji ko vote jarur kar ana,’ (Do not bring gifts. But in national interest do vote on April 11 in favour of Modi before coming to bless the bride and bridegroom).

The notice was served by assistant returning officer (ARO¸Bageshwar, on Joshi for allegedly vilolating the model code of conduct.

District Election Officer (DEO) Ranjana, who goes by one name said, “The notice has been served to the person concerned through ARO and he has been asked to be present in person within 24 hours.”

Joshi however apologised. “My kids gave the text material for the invitation. I would apologise before the election commission. We are simple people and do not have any inclination towards any political party,” he said.

In Uttarakhand, the Lok Sabha polls are to be held on April 11 and the wedding is scheduled for April 22.

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17-year-old boy apprehended in Delhi for stalking girls on Instagram.

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A 17-year-old boy has been apprehended by the Delhi Police for allegedly stalking a number of minor girls on Instagram and threatening to publish their private photos.

According to the police, a father filed a complaint after becoming concerned that his 14-year-old daughter’s Instagram photos might have been shared with others.

According to the police, both the father and the daughter were counseled. The girl had shared her private photos and videos with a friend on instagram, and now the friend is pressurizing her to have more inappropriate conversations and send more of her private photos, the police said.

A case was filed based on the statement made by the minor girl.

Source: IndianExpress

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Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant Mann inaugurates 400 Mohalla Clinic in Amritsar

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Friday, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated 400 Mohalla Clinics in Amritsar’s Putlighar.
Amritsar now has 400 mohalla clinics, bringing the total in the state to 500.

As a chief guest at the inauguration, Delhi CM Kejriwal expressed his happiness and noted that Punjab’s clinics were constructed in ten months rather than the five years it took to construct them in Delhi. He added that a lot of districts and villages will get new clinics.

“I am very happy and thankful for the citizens for believing in us. My little brother, Mann, has fulfilled another guarantee,” he said.

Kejriwal said, “Being a full state, Punjab suffers no interference from the central government unlike Delhi,” in an attack on the central government. Every village will receive more of these clinics in the coming years.”

Source: ANI

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Another Hit & Run Case: Car dragged scooty rider for 300 meters, one died

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Once again a case of hit, run, and drag has come to the fore in Delhi. One person died in this accident while the other is still admitted to the hospital. Delhi Police has arrested a total of 5 accused including the driver by registering a case under the section of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. CCTV footage of this incident has also come to the fore.

On the intervening night of Thursday-Friday, at around 3 pm, two PCR vans of Keshavpuram police station were patrolling the area. Only then the police personnel riding in it saw that a Tata Zest car hit an Activa scooty at Prerna Chowk in Kanhaiya Nagar area. Two youths were sitting on this scooty. One of the young men jumped in the air and fell on the roof of the car. At the same time, another young man jumped and got stuck between the windscreen and the bonnet of the car, while the scooty got stuck in the bumper below.

After this accident, instead of stopping the car, the accused fled from the spot, but the policemen posted in PCR caught all the 5 people in the car after chasing them for about 350 meters. During this, the policemen called the control room and informed them about the accident. The team that reached the spot took both the injured to the hospital, where one was declared brought dead by the doctors. The condition of the other youth remains critical.

Source: Aajtak

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