RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav called on the Bengal Chief Minister at her office in Kolkata and the two reportedly discussed seat-sharing; Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar declared that the entire state of Bihar will be vaccinated against Coronavirus at no cost; Prashant Kishor has signed on as "principal advisor" to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ahead of Punjab Assembly election. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that his Cabinet colleagues had decided to pay for Covid-19 vaccine. The announcement came on the day that India expanded the inoculation drive to include those aged above 60 years, and those aged 45+ with comorbidities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar were among those vaccinated on Day 1 of Phase 2. Watch the full video for more.
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As the second phase of vaccination drive began across the nation on March 01, Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Patna today. CM Nitish took the vaccination on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sahaganj area of West Bengal's Hooghly district on February 22. While addressing the public rally, PM Modi said, "I am being told that Bandemataram Bhavan, where Bankim Chandra Ji lived for 5 years, is in very bad condition. This is the same Bhavan where he brainstormed to write Vande Mataram, the poem which gave a new lease of life to the freedom struggle." "Failure to keep the place of the creator of such 'amar gaan' in a good state is an injustice to West Bengal's pride and there is huge politics involved in this- the politics which focuses on vote bank, not patriotism; appeasement, not Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas," he added. "This kind of politics stops people of Bengal from performing Durga puja and visarjan. People of Bengal will never forgive those who insult their culture for vote bank politics," PM Modi further attacked TMC led West Bengal Government.
Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma in a heart-felt post on social media shared the first glimpse of their daughter and revealed her name as 'Vamika.' The name Vamika means 'Goddess Durga.' Anushka wrote, "We have lived together with love, presence and gratitude as a way of life but this little one, Vamika has taken it to a whole new level. Tears, laughter, worry, bliss - emotions that have been experienced in a span of minutes sometimes. Sleep is elusive but our hearts are SO full. Thanking you all for your wishes, prayers and good energy." Virat Kohli commented on her post, "My whole world in one frame" The couple had welcomed the baby on January 11. Soon after the birth they had requested paparazzi to respect their privacy. Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli met on the sets of a commercial and dated four years before tying a knot in 2017.
A minor girl was kidnapped and allegedly gang-raped in Bihar's Sitamarhi district a week ago. The incident occurred in Parihar area. The accused also recorded the incident and circulated it. A panchayat was held but accused didn't accept their decision. While speaking to ANI, Sitamarhi SP, Anil Kumar said, "We got the complaint just yesterday. Probe is underway."
A final year MBBS student who was reportedly vaccinated in 1st week of February, died on March 1. Speaking on it, "Death of a doctor is saddening. The government is putting in all efforts (to contain spread). Some more doctors have reportedly tested COVID positive after his death."
In the latest episode of On The Record with Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury, Janata Dal (United) president and Rajya Sabha member Ram Chandra Prasad Singh said Lok Janshakti Party’s role in Bihar was contemptuous. Singh said, “During Lok Sabha, we made their candidates win. What did they do in the assembly elections? They put up candidates against us and even the BJP. We are a regional party and they had a responsibility. I don't know what to think of them, we just don't bother about them.” Watch the full video for more.
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The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at the BJP for its "silence" on the firing on people during Durga idol immersion in Munger in Bihar, where the latter is in power along with the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U)...
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