Delhi HC to centre on oxygen supply; 6th phase of Bengal polls; 67k COVID cases in Maharashtra | Top News

Here are the top headlines of the day: 1. India worries about the oxygen shortage in the country but Kisan netas are completely unaffected, visuals showing their Iftaar party at the Ghazipur border. 2. Delhi high court yesterday has directed the centre to ensure that it is providing medical oxygen, and in clear words, the Delhi high court stated that if it needs, it can beg, borrow or steal but it is the responsibility of the centre that medical oxygen is provided to every hospital across the country. There have been several case of deaths that have been reported in India. 3. The centre has increased oxygen quota for Delhi and seven states, say 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen daily. 6,600 metric tonnes are allocated to states 4. Oxygen tank leakage kills 24 people in Nashik, Maharashtra Chief Minister orders high level probe. Maharashtra minister asks BJP to take responsibility but BJP calls it a murder by the state government. 5. As Maharashtra adds 67,000 COVID in 24 hours alone, Uddhav Thackeray government announces fresh curbs, bans interstate travel. 6. Polling for the sixth phase of West Bengal polls begins amid COVID scare.