Ahead West Bengal Assembly elections, All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader on January 19, publically browbeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for seeking to take control over the state. While addressing a rally in Howrah, Mitra said, "Those from BJP listen, 'doodh maango to kheer denge, agar Bengal maango toh chiir denge'."
India was mesmerized with the first sunrise of the New Year, 2021. Picturesque scenery left citizens amazed. The godly view in West Bengal's Howrah left people awestruck. Country awaits a better year as 2020 was a tough deal owing to COVID crisis.
India is supplying COVID-19 vaccines being manufactured in the country to neighbouring countries including Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh but has not received any request from Pakistan. Addressing the weekly media briefing, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said there is an interest in accessing vaccines from India, which is the global hub of vaccine production. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had stated that India's vaccine production and delivery capacity will be used for the benefit of all humanity to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. "I am not aware of any request for the supply of Indian-made vaccines to Pakistan on a G2G basis or commercial basis," Srivastava said answering a query. Watch the full video for more details.
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India dispatched consignments of SII's Covishield to Myanmar, Seychelles and Mauritius. India is sending Covid-19 vaccines as part of donation program to neighbours and key partners. Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal were also part of India's initial rollout of vaccines. In addition, India plans to supply vaccine doses to Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Covishield's commercial supplies to countries having agreements with SII have also begun. Two flights are slated to carry two million doses each to Brazil and Morocco on Friday. India is carrying out vaccine diplomacy under its 'Neighbourhood First' policy. Last week, India launched the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive across the country.
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A laser light show at Victoria Memorial portrayed the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the celebrations of his 125th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar witnessed the spectacle. PM Modi is in Kolkata to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee resused to speak after 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans were raised when she was invited to speak during the celebrations of 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on January 23. "I think Government's program should have dignity. This is not a political program. It doesn't suit you to insult someone after inviting them. As a protest, I won't speak anything," said CM Mamata. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present during the celebrations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23 visited National Library in Kolkata. He was welcomed by Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel and was accompanied by West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. PM Modi paid tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Netaji Bhavan. On occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose PM Modi will address 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations.