Mamata asks 'Marxist friends' not to vote for CPM, Congress
Thursday, 18 March 2021 West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee campaigning in tribal Paschim Medinipur district on Thursday for the coming state election asked "Marxist friends" not to vote for either the CPM or Congress, who are "cohorts of the communal BJP".
BS Yediyurappa announces resignation as the Karnataka chief minister after weeks of uncertainty. Rahul Gandhi today rode a new set of wheels to Parliament carrying a warning, farmers' message and registering his protest against the three agricultural laws. Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has set up a panel to be headed by retired judges Justice MV Lokur and Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya - to probe the Pegasus phone-hacking scandal in the state. India today added 39,361 fresh coronavirus cases, which is marginally lower than yesterday's count. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will raise these issues during his visit to New Delhi.
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Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is heading to Delhi today for her first visit since victory in the April-May Assembly election, and one of her stated objectives is to kick-start an attempt to unite opposition parties ahead of the 2024 general election.
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The Delta variant of the coronavirus is the cause of more than 80% of new U.S. COVID-19 cases, but the authorized vaccines remain more than 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, said top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci during U.S. Senate hearing on Tuesday. This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
The Communist Party of China (CCP) was founded in 1921, holding its first congress in Shanghai, with the help of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, during a turbulent period after the country had a decade earlier cast off 2,000 years of dynastic rule. Here's how the CCP came to dominate the country. Rosanna Philpott reports.
Ayalew Wedajo was born during the reign of an emperor and has lived under a brutal Marxist regime and three-decades of iron-fisted rule in which he son was killed. With Ethiopia voting on Monday, he is hopeful for peace. David Doyle has more.
After months of speculation, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday resigned from the top post. The towering Lingayat leader had on Sunday announced that he would take the decision on his future as Karnataka CM on July 26 when his government completed two years in the state.
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