Top News Of The Day: Rhea Chakraborty bail hearing deferred; Bengal's bonus for Durga Puja pandals; Delhi says worst of second Covid spike over; India Covid numbers remain a worry.
Actors Deepika Padukone and Sara Ali Khan flew back to Mumbai today, a day after they were summoned in a drug probe related to the Sushant Singh Rajput death investigation. Meanwhile, the bail pleas of actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother have been deferred again.
A year before the state election, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has granted Durga Puja pandals a Rs 50,000 bonus each, and 50 per cent off their electricity bills will be waived. There are benefits for hawkers as well.
The Delhi government has said the worst of the second wave of spike in coronavirus cases is over. But are the tests being conducted accurate and reliable?
The overall India coronavirus numbers remain grim, with one lakh COVID-19 deaths soon likely to become a reality. There have been 1,100 deaths per day for the last two weeks.