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Three fresh cases were also found positive out of 5,236 sam. ples tested on Monday "A 66-year-old woman succumbed to the disease on Sunday but was reported . on Monday She was admitted to ICU of a hospital on Sunday and succumbed to the disease on the same ," day health official said. Rate of positive patients was recorded at 0.06% on . Monday Total number of positive patients reached 153299. With this death, the toll also reached 1393. As many as 24 patients are geting treatment. Total 151882 patients have been discharged so far. $ " $ Despite the glorified tag of open defecation-free (ODF) plus that village Rosy Beg under Fanda tehsil got about one and a half months back, the villagers are still waiting for tap wa- ! ! Singh Sisodia left the village after his visit. Given the shortage of water, the villagers are not able to use ! the toilets effectively . During a visit to the village, which is about 20 km from the district headquar- $ ! ters, Bhopal, the Rosy Beg villagers claim that they fetch water from outside which defeats the very pur- " " " % ! #$ Sensex crashed over 1,170 points to log its worst single-day drop in over seven months on Monday amid concerns over government's reform measures after farm laws repeal announcement and weak listing of country's largest fintech firm Paytm. Extending its losses for the fourth straight session, the BSE gauge plunged 1,170.12 points or 1.96% to settle the day at 58,465.89 -- its lowest closing level in over two months. In terms of absolute single-session drop, this was the biggest fall since April 12. Similarly, the NSE Nifty fell 348.25 points or 1.96% to 17,416.55 -- marking its lowest level seen after September 20. Among top losers were Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserv, Reliance, NTPC, Titan and SBI, diving as much as 5.74%. Reliance sank over 4% after the company shelved a proposed deal to sell a 20% stake to Saudi Aramco for an asking of $15 billion. On the other hand, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints and PowerGrid managed to clock gains. One97 Communications, Paytm's parent #" firm, tumbled over 13 per cent to close at 1,360.30 a , share on the BSE. Sectorally , , BSE realty energy consumer durables, auto, oil and gas, and finance indices fell up to 4.45%, while telecom and metal indices ended with gains. Broader midcap and smallcap indices fell up to 2.96%. “Finally the bears got their act together after a long wait as a series of events over the weekend gave them the upper hand with almost all the sectoral indices barring the metal index plunging,” said S Ranganathan of LKP Securities. The farm law repeal had an impact on PSU stocks while the O2C deal not going through left a 4.5% cut on Reliance, he noted. pose of the prestigious tag. They even claimed that panchayat officials had placed dustbins around their homes before the ODF-plus declaration but those bins were taken away after the programme. Besides, a few villagers said that they had built their own toilets before the survey and were promised reimbursement but they were still waiting for the same. Dalit student turned away by IIT-Bombay gets back the seat NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed IIT-Bombay to create a seat for a 17-year old Dalit student who was unable to pay fees on time due to technical problems. The court exercised its powers under Article 142 to direct authorities to earmark a seat for the student, noting that it will be a “great travesty of justice” if the boy misses out on admission due to no fault of his. Creation of this seat will be subject to admission being regularised if seat falls vacant, the court added. Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna noted that the boy missed out on a seat because of failure to remit seat acceptance fees on time due to glitches. “This court has before it a young Dalit student who is on the verge of losing a valued seat." Home minister Narottam Mishra said here on Monday that police commissionerate system might be considered for other cities too based on the study of the same in Bhopal and Indore. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced implementation of the system in Bhopal and Indore saying the system was the need of the hour given increasing population in the two cities bringing to an end the speculations in the past over two decades if police commissionerate system would ever be introduced in Madhya Pradesh. "Cities of Bhopal and Indore are touching a new height in every sphere of life whether it's state of cleanliness or maintenance of law and order situation or water supply or any other field.” “Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement on police commissionerate system on Sunday to strengthen the policing further", said the home minister talking to newspersons. In reply to a question he said, "Based on the study of the results of the police commissionerate system in Bhopal and Indore we will consider implementing the same in other metropolitan cities too." ' Small SC/ST farmers to get free Panchayat polls to be held in future: Home electricity lifelong, says Patel near DELIMITATION to beMinister OLD the basis The State government has chalked out a plan to give free electricity to small farmers, who belong to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, lifelong, said Farmer Welfare Minister Kamal Patel on Monday Addressing a meeting of farmers in a Samadhan Yojana programme, organised in Harda district, his home turf, the minister said as per the pro-farmer policies of Prime Minister Mumbai Police’s ex-boss is scared of Mumbai Police Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh was Sunday granted protection from arrest after he informed the Supreme Court, through his lawyer, that he was in India, and had no intentions of absconding. Singh was removed as Mumbai’s police commissioner in March, just days after Sachin Vaze’s arrest in the Antilia bomb scare case. Following his removal, he accused the then state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh of using Vaze and other police officers to run an extortion racket. ! Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the state government had prepared a plan to provide free electricity to small farmers lifelong to make agriculture a profitable proposition for farmers. He said, "As many as 76 out of every 100 farmers in the state have less than 5 acres agriculture land, who belong to SC/ST. Therefore it has been decided to provide free electricity to them through permanent electricity connection so that the electricity bills don't come in the way of increasing their income." He furtehr said, "There are 3200 scheduled caste tribe farmers in Harda for whom a plan of 22 crores has been made. As soon as the money is received from the central government, these farmers of will get their electricity free and they will get permanent electricity connections too." MP to host global investors’ summit MEET TO be held in Bhopal & Indore in Feb With the Covid-19 scenario improving in Madhya Pradesh, the state government is planning to organise a Global Investors Summit (GIS) in Bhopal and Indore early next year to attract investment and generate employment, a senior official said on Monday . "We have decided to organise GIS in Bhopal and Indore tentatively on February 18 or 19, and in Indore on February 25 or 26. " The event will be held for a day at both the cities," principal secretary Sanjay Shukla said. The meet will be held in both physical as well as virtual mode, he said. Industrialists who are unable to attend the event in person owing to their age and the Covid situation at that time will be given an option to attend it online, he said. The focus of the summit will be on special sectors, Shukla said. Home minister Narottam Mishra said the CM always focused on the industrialisation of the state. "The upcoming meet is aimed at boosting employment opportunities in the state," he said. $ ‘Withdraw dress code or will stop Ramayan train’ RLYS WITHDRAWS DRESS CODE Objecting to the saffron attire of waiters on board the Ramayan Express, seers from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh on Monday said it was an insult to Hindu religion and threatened to stop the train in Delhi on December 12 if this dress code is not withdrawn. "We have written a letter two days back to the Railway Minister lodging our protest against waiters serving # , $'1 3- *) *) 3 )$"#. # )" .# /)$!*,(( 3 ) 2+, -- !. , *! $.- - ,0$)" -. !! *) * , .# - ,- !,*( %% $) * % . .* .# - !!,*) ..$, *! .# 1 $. ,- . $- .* $)!*,( .# . .# , -- *! - ,0$ -. !! $*(+' . '3 # )" $) .# '**& *! +,*! --$*) ' ..$, /- $- , ", .. *! - ,0$ -. !! ) *)0 )$ ) .# ) $ ) $'1 3- - $ $) -. . ( ). refreshments and food in the Ramayan Express in saffron. Donning saffron attire with a sadhu-like headgear and wearing malas of rudraksha is an insult to the Hindu religion and its seers," Ujjain Akhada Parishad's former general secretary Avadhesh Puri said. Home Minister Narottam Mishra, on Monday, said panchayat elections would be held in near future and it would be on basis of old delimitation. Amidst uncertainty over Panchayat elections, state government came out with 'MP Panan ordinance chayati Raj Evum Gram Swaraj amendment-2021' to scrap the delimitation exercise carried out by the then Congress government headed by the then chief minister Kamal Nath. With the delimitation exercise carried during the then Kamal Nath government new 1200 panchayats had been created across the state in September 2019. Now, BJP led State government has issued a gazette notification regarding scrapping of the September de-limitation process. 22-yr-old man posing for video killed after being hit by train HOSHANGABAD: A 22year-old man died after being hit by a train while posing for a video along a railway track, police in Hoshangabad district said on Monday The in. cident occurred on ItarsiNagpur route on Sunday and the deceased has been identified as Sanju Choure (22) of Panjara Kala, Pathrota PS in charge Nagesh Verma said. "The man was shooting a video along with his friend for uploading on social media accounts when he was hit by a train in Sharaddev Baba area at 5:30pm. He was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival. A video shot by his friend, which shows Choure near the track even as a goods train can be seen approaching with its driver blowing the horn as well as him getting hit, went viral on social media on Monday . Hence, even the reservation system will also remain un-changed. Elections were due two years ago. The then Kamal Nath Government had take decision for delimitation. But BJP government has overridden the de-limitation of Kamal Nath Government. By elections for Lok Sabha and 28 Vidhan Sabha constituencies were held amidst COVID guideline but Panchayat elections were lingered on. According to officials, after delimitation, if elections are not held, delimitation is automatically stands cancelled. Congress has raised the question on intension behind scrapping delimitation, asking is BJP government is lingering on Panchayat elections in Madhya Pradesh. There are 23,912 gram panchayats, 904 Zila Panahayat members and 6035 Janapad members. $ # # Though the CM didn't announce the date as to when the police commissionerate system would be introduced in Indore and Bhopal, as per officials it would take some time to translate the announcement into reality and by April 2022 the same might be implemented. CM in his video message stated on Sunday, "Police commissioner system will be implemented in Bhopal and Indore on the lines of Mumbai.” “This system is applicable in most of the metropolitan cities. The advantage of this would be that the police would have more powers and an effective mechanism to control crime." ' '%*& &) $ ') # $ $ $ $ , % ( %) %,$ ! () $ ) ' ) $) ) '# ) % ) *", # ) ''%' )) ! % '* ', ' ) ' !' - ' ( $) # ) %+ $ ' !' ( ) ) ' () $ $ # " ) '- %$%*' *' $ , ') # ) ' ' # ' !' $ !' ' !' )% $ $ $ , ( $$%*$ $ * *() *) , ( , ' -) ' ( $) %$ %$ - $ ) &' ( $ % ' # $ () ' ' $ ' % $ $ $ () ' $ ) $ On Friday, entire Bihar will vow not to drink: Nitish Bihar government employees and the people of the state will take pledge on Friday (November 26), that they will not consume alcohol, CM Nitish Kumar announced. Kumar said that prohibition was being strictly enforced in the state and directions have been issued not to spare anyone, including government employees, violating the rules. The opposition RJD has been criticising the state government, alleging that the police were harassing the people of the state by raiding weddings in the name of prohibition. “All law enforcement agencies have been instructed to ensure proper implementation of alcohol ban across the state. Strict action will ! $ ! be taken against violators, including government officials,” Kumar said. All govt employees and people of the state will take pledge on Nov 26 on the occasion of 'Prohibition Day' that they will neither consume alcohol nor allow its sale, he said. Justifying the raids at the weddings, Kumar said the police were acting on the basis of complaints it were receiving. “The police received complaints that liquor was being served at some weddings. When police get such inputs, they take action. Those who are not involved should not worry at all,” he said. Patna Police raided more than 60 hotels and wedding halls and arrested several people on charges of consuming and providing alcohol, officials said. Ceasefire by govt and not farmers: Tikait ! LUCKNOW: Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday hit out at the government, accusing it of trying to divide the farmers, and said it should talk to them to resolve their issues or else ‘we are not going away’. The farmer leader also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should give a clear answer on the demand for a law guaranteeing MSP that he had ‘supported’ when he was the chief minister. "It took one year for us to make them understand. We said our things in our own language but those sitting in shining bungalows in Delhi had another language," Tikait said, addressing a mahapanchayat called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of the agitating farmer unions, on the MSP issue.