The second part of the Budget Session of Parliament will commence from Monday with all COVID-19 precautionary measures in place.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata this afternoon to address a massive rally, his first in the state after the Assembly poll dates were announced last week. The anticipation over his visit was only fueled further by popular actor Mithun Chakraborty's presence at the venue. The star joined the BJP shortly before the main event began at the city's Brigade Parade Ground.
The DMK on Saturday moved forward in its ongoing seat-sharing exercise with allies by giving six seats to MDMK though a deal with the CPI(M) was elusive, while the ruling AIADMK's negotiations with DMDK remained inconclusive.
West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Actor Mithun Chakraborty's Meet With BJP Leader Ahead Of PM Bengal RallyANI | Sunday March 07, 2021, Kolkata
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya met actor Mithun Chakraborty in Kolkata on Saturday amid speculations that he may be joining Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Brigade rally in Kolkata.
The Centre has outlined SOPs for vaccination of healthcare workers and frontline staff who could not get registered for it through the CoWIN app for some reasons, Delhi health department officials said on Saturday.
India recorded 18,711 fresh cases - marginally higher than yesterday - taking the overall count to 1.12 crore. The number of total deaths is at 1.57 lakh deaths with 100 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.
Former Asam Sahitya Sabha Parishad president Parmananda Rajbongshi quit the AGP and crossed over to the BJP on Saturday at the saffron party's state headquarters.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) belongs to Dalits and all those who have no one to fall back upon, party convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said at an event on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded the "resolute dedication" shown by the Indian armed forces over the past year, in the context of the "challenging situation on the northern border" and while facing the coronavirus pandemic.
Union minister Giriraj Singh on Saturday advised the people of his Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar to "beat up with bamboo sticks" those officials who appeared insensitive to their concerns.
A man born a few months before the outbreak of the Spanish Flu in 1918 received his first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at a private facility here, hospital authorities said on Saturday.
With the second leg of the budget session of Parliament set to begin on March 8 with all Covid-19 protocols in place, a vaccination centre for MPs has been set up inside the parliament complex.
Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, walked out of the Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital late Saturday after being granted bail for six months by the Bombay High Court on medical grounds last month.
A bus conductor in Tamil Nadu, who has planted over 3 lakh saplings in the last 30 years using his own money, is garnering appreciation on social media.
The Congress in Assam has announced the names of its candidates for 40 seats in the first of the three-phase election. The party has allowed all its MLAs to recontest in the Upper Assam region, which will vote on March 27.