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LIVE News Updates: Violent mob enters AAP corporator's house in North East Delhi

Entry and exit gates of five metro stations closed

Delhi: Entry & exit gates of Jaffrabad, Maujpur-Babarpur, Gokulpuri, Johri Enclave, and Shiv Vihar metro stations are closed following violence in the North-East district. Trains will terminate at the Welcome metro station.

SC to hear MHA petition seeking separate death execution for Nirbhaya convicts

Supreme Court's three-judge bench, headed by Justice R Banumathi will hear tomorrow the Ministry of Home Affairs petition, seeking a direction to separately execute the death row convicts in December 2012 Delhi gang-rape case.

Situation is under control, says Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on violence in North East Delhi

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on violence in North East Delhi: Senior officers are in the field, sufficient forces have been deployed. Situation is under control.

Violent mob enters AAP corporator's house in North East Delhi

Violent mob entered residence of Mohammad Tahir Hussain, corporator of Aam Aadmi Party from Nehru Vihar in Mustafabad, mob has ransacked the house, Aaj Tak reported

Pro-CAA protesters shouting 'Jai Shri Ram' at Maujpur metro station, reported News18

Petrol pump set ablaze in North East Delhi's Bhajanpura area

The Maujpur violence engulfed nearby areas too as a petrol pump in Delhi's Bhajanpura area was set on fire, reported News18

Section 144 has been imposed in the affected areas of the North East district, says Delhi police

Delhi Police: Section 144 has been imposed in the affected areas of the North East district and strict action will be taken against miscreants and anti-social elements.

It is appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony, says Delhi police on Maujpur violence

Delhi Police: Some incidents of violence and arson have been reported in the areas of North East District, particularly in the areas of Maujpur, Kardampuri, Chand Bagh and Dayalpur. It is appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony & not to believe in any false rumors.

I sincerely urge Hon'ble LG and Hon'ble Union Home Minister to restore law and order, says Delhi CM on Jafrabad violence

Very distressing news regarding disturbance of peace&harmony in parts of Delhi coming in.I sincerely urge Hon'ble LG&Hon'ble Union Home Minister to restore law and order & ensure that peace and harmony is maintained. Nobody should be allowed to orchestrate flagrations, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Jafrabad violence.

Police constable dies, DCP Shahdara admitted to hospital in Maujpur violence, Delhi

A police personnel died during stone pelting in anti CAA protest in Maujpur, Delhi, DCP Shahdara Amit Sharma admitted in Max Hospital after receiving an injury at the protest site, reports News18

As Trump visits India, Sensex plunges by over 800 points

As United States President Donald Trump arrived in India, Sensex plunged by 811.52 points.

China postpones annual Parliament session first time in decades due to Novel Coronavirus

In an unprecedented move, China on Monday decided to postpone the annual session of Parliament due to coronavirus, state media reported as the country grapples with the deadly virus that has claimed over 2,500 lives.

The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) showcases its political clout in the annual Parliament session.

The country's top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), met here and approved a draft decision on postponing the NPC's annual session due to coronavirus.

The third annual session of the 13th NPC, one of China's biggest political events, was originally planned to open on March 5 in Beijing, official media reported.

The death toll climbed to 2,592 with 150 new fatalities while the total number of confirmed cases increased to over 77,000, health officials said on Monday.

Afghanistan finds first Novel Coronavirus case

Afghanistan has detected its first Novel Coronavirus case, the country's health minister said Monday, involving a patient who had recently travelled to Iran, where 12 people have died from the outbreak.

"I announce the first positive coronavirus (case) in Herat," health minister Firozuddin Feroz told a press conference, calling on citizens to avoid travel to the western province which borders Iran.

Afghan authorities had earlier announced a suspension of suspend air and ground travel to Iran, as fears mount across the region over a jump in new coronavirus infections.

Iran has registered the highest number of fatalities outside China, the epicentre of the epidemic.

Iran Novel Coronavirus death toll rises by four to 12

Four more people have died of Novel Coronavirus in Iran, a spokesman for parliament said on Monday, bringing to 12 the country's overall death toll from the outbreak.

"The minister of health announced the deaths of 12 people and 47 cases of infection in the country," Assadollah Abbassi was quoted as saying by semi-official news agency ISNA after a closed session of parliament, reported AFP

Trump, Modi travelling in separate vehicles during roadshow in Ahmedabad

SC to hear Shaheen Bagh matter on Wednesday, February 26 after examining the report.

Interlocutors submit their report, in a sealed cover, before the Supreme Court after visiting the protest site. SC to hear the matter on Wednesday, February 26 after examining the report.

Kejriwal, Sisodia take oath as members of Delhi Legislative Assembly

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia took oath as members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly as a three-day session began on Monday.

This is the first Assembly session after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) formed the government for the third time.

Environment Minister Gopal Rai and Health Minster Satyendar Jain also took oath.

Matia Mahal MLA Shoaib Iqbal, who was appointed pro-tem speaker, was overseeing the oath-taking. The speaker will be elected later in the day.

The seventh Delhi Legislative Assembly was constituted after the Aam Aadmi Party won 62 seats in the 70-member House. The BJP won eight seats, while the Congress drew a blank.

Seelampur to Maujpur (both carriageways) is closed for traffic movement.

Anti-CAA protest continues at Jaffrabad, Jaffrabad & Maujpur-Babarpur metro stations shut

Protest against Citizenship Act continues at Jaffrabad on Monday. Entry and exit of Jaffrabad and Maujpur-Babarpur are closed

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