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Second Part Of Parliament Budget Session To Begin From Monday

Second Part Of Parliament Budget Session To Begin From Monday

ANI | Sunday March 07, 2021, New Delhi

The second part of the Budget Session of Parliament will commence from Monday with all COVID-19 precautionary measures in place.

PM Modi Arrives At Massive Kolkata Rally As Mithun Chakraborty Joins BJP

PM Modi Arrives At Massive Kolkata Rally As Mithun Chakraborty Joins BJP

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday March 07, 2021, Kolkata

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.

DMK Offers 6 Seats To Ally MDMK For Tamil Nadu Election

DMK Offers 6 Seats To Ally MDMK For Tamil Nadu Election

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 07, 2021, Chennai

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 Rally

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Actor Mithun Chakraborty's Meet With BJP Leader Ahead Of PM Bengal Rally

ANI | 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.

SOPs Issued For Vaccination Of Healthcare Workers Not Registered With CoWin App

SOPs Issued For Vaccination Of Healthcare Workers Not Registered With CoWin App

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 07, 2021, New Delhi

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.

Latest News Live Updates: India Records 18,711 Fresh Infections, 1.12 Crore Total Covid Cases

Latest News Live Updates: India Records 18,711 Fresh Infections, 1.12 Crore Total Covid Cases

Sunday March 07, 2021

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.

Asom Gana Parishad Leader Quits Party, Joins BJP, Given Ticket

Asom Gana Parishad Leader Quits Party, Joins BJP, Given Ticket

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 07, 2021, Guwahati

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.

AAP Belongs To Dalits, Poor, Oppressed: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP Belongs To Dalits, Poor, Oppressed: Arvind Kejriwal

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 07, 2021, New Delhi

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.

Indian Military Needs To Be Developed As "Future Force": PM Narendra Modi

Indian Military Needs To Be Developed As "Future Force": PM Narendra Modi

ANI | Sunday March 07, 2021

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.

On Camera, Union Minister Giriraj Singh Says, "Beat Up Officials If..."

On Camera, Union Minister Giriraj Singh Says, "Beat Up Officials If..."

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 07, 2021, Begusarai (Bihar)

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.

104-Year-Old Man, Born Before Spanish Flu Outbreak, Gets First Covid Jab

104-Year-Old Man, Born Before Spanish Flu Outbreak, Gets First Covid Jab

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 07, 2021, New Delhi

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.

Covid Vaccination Centre In Parliament Complex For Eligible MPs, Family Members

Covid Vaccination Centre In Parliament Complex For Eligible MPs, Family Members

ANI | Sunday March 07, 2021, New Delhi

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.

"Free At Last": Poet Varavara Rao, 81, Released After Last Month's Bail

"Free At Last": Poet Varavara Rao, 81, Released After Last Month's Bail

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday March 07, 2021, New Delhi

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.

Tamil Nadu Bus Conductor Plants 3 Lakh Saplings In 30 Years, Wins Praise

Tamil Nadu Bus Conductor Plants 3 Lakh Saplings In 30 Years, Wins Praise

ANI | Saturday March 06, 2021, Chennai

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.

Congress Announces Candidates For 40 Seats For Assam Election

Congress Announces Candidates For 40 Seats For Assam Election

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday March 06, 2021, Guwahati

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.