Union Minister Anurag Thakur visited Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata to inquire about health condition of Sourav Ganguly. BCCI secretary Jay Shah also visited the hospital to meet Ganguly. Ganguly is undergoing treatment at Woodlands Hospital after suffering mild heart attack. Doctors treating Ganguly...
TMC MP from Birbhum Satabdi Roy said there was no question of her leaving the party. Roy's statement came after a two-hour meeting with TMC's youth wing president and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee. Abhishek reached out to Roy as she voiced dissent against the leadership ahead of the assembly polls. Actor-turned-politician, Roy is a leading face in Mamata Banerjee's cultural brigade. Speculations started on Thursday over a post on Facebook page of Satabdi Roy fan club. Roy had claimed that she was not being informed about party events in her constituency. The 3-time MP had said she would inform the public on Saturday if she takes any 'decision'.
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A 65-year old man, Md Gaffar died after he suffered a brain stroke on January 12 in West Bengal's Matigara. Family of the deceased alleged that nursing homes in Siliguri refused to treat him. However, Gaffar has 'Swasthya Sathi' card, a state government health insurance scheme. "It's an unfortunate incident. We will look into the matter," Gautam Deb, Tourism Minister of WB.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav Saturday termed the COVID-19 vaccines to be rolled out in the country as "vaccine of the BJP" and said he would not take the shot, drawing a sharp retort from the ruling party which accused him of "insulting" the doctors and scientists. "How can I trust the vaccine, which will be used for vaccination by the BJP? We cannot get vaccinated by the BJP's vaccine," he said. Minister of State Finance Anurag Thakur called Yadav’s remarks unfortunate. Watch the full video for more details.
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Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur on January 02 said Akhilesh Yadav's statement for 'not going to take COVID-19 vaccine as it's a BJP vaccine' is 'very unfortunate,' and it shows Samajwadi Party chief can't think above politics. He said, "Akhilesh Yadav's statement that he 'won't get vaccinated as it's a BJP vaccine' is very unfortunate...What can be more unfortunate than a young leader linking COVID-19 vaccine with a political party. It shows Akhilesh Yadav can't think above politics." Earlier, Yadav in a press conference in Lucknow said, "I am not going to get vaccinated for now. How can I trust BJP's vaccine, when our government will be formed everyone will get free vaccine. We cannot take BJP's vaccine."
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo won't be making a final lap around Europe after all. His European was scrapped on Tuesday after Luxembourg's foreign minister and European Union officials refused to..
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