The battle for West Bengal is crucial for both the TMC and the main rival BJP. For the BJP it is a gateway to cement its Hindutva ideology in eastern India and also prestige battle as it is the land where Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born. For the TMC, it is a battle for survival. For the residents, of the state, the poll results will determine whether the present policy of appeasement of infiltratoes will continue or whether the NRC will be implemented in future.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar spoke to External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar for the immediate release of Haryanvi youth, Vishal Jude, lodged in Australia's jail and appealed for immediate intervention by the Indian government in the matter.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday directed the Secretary Food and Civil Supplies Department to ensure elaborate arrangements in place for smooth and hassle-free paddy procurement during Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22.
On the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an all-party meeting on Jammu and Kashmir will be organized on Thursday. All the parties involved in the Gupkar alliance of Jammu and Kashmir and the Congress have given their approval to join it.
Earlier, Joint Forces including soldiers from 44 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operations Group and CRPF personnel from 178 Battalion cordoned off Heff Shirmal village that falls under the jurisdiction of police station Zaimpora.
Out of the total vaccine doses administered on the day, 56.09 lakh vaccines were given from rural vaccination centres, while the urban areas recorded vaccination of 31.9 lakh people.
Questioning TMC’s ideology, Dilip Ghosh said, “This can be Saugata babu's (TMC MP) ideology and not the ideology of India or Bengal. The party should suspend her or she must resign from the post.”
AstraZeneca has partnered with Oxford University to develop the anti-covid vaccination. Their vaccine, listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization, is currently being administered by many countries.
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The most number of cases of delta variant have been found in the US, the UK, Portugal, Switzerland, Japan, Poland, Nepal, China and Russia besides India.
Mocking the Central government, Chidambaram took to Twitter to lay out the "secret behind the world record" vaccinations on Monday when India's revised vaccination regime came into force.