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JN.1 variant: India reports 628 fresh COVID-19 cases in a single day

KOLKATA: India has reported 628 new COVID-19 cases in a single day taking the overall toll in new cases to over 4,000, on Monday. According to the Union Health Ministry, the figure has now reached 4,50,09,248 total coronavirus infections in the country.  With the new variant slowly grappling the country, the ministry is now keeping […]

Congress should contest from 300 seats and give INDIA allies 245: Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee proposed that out of the total 545 Lok Sabha seats, Congress should contest from 300. According to a party source, Banerjee has suggested that the other INDIA bloc members would contest from the other 245.   FLASH: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi remarked that the […]

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi to address pending dues

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee engaged in a crucial meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

INDIA Meet: Seat-sharing to be discussed by December 31, reveal TMC sources

KOLKATA: With the 2024 Lok Sabha elections set to go underway, the INDIA Opposition alliance set a deadline of December 31, on Tuesday, to finalise seat-sharing talks Trinamool Congress sources have confirmed the deadline date for seat-sharing. “TMC along with many INDIA parties, sets the deadline of 31 December 2023, to complete all seat-sharing talks,” […]

COVID-19 cases surge in India,Centre issues health advisory to states

KOLKATA: As the Health Ministry goes on the back foot regarding the resurgence of coronavirus once more in the country, sent an advisory to all the states, on Monday. Sudhansh Pant, Union Health Secretary, sent the letter, highlighting the need for maintaining a state of constant vigil over the COVID-19 situation. “Centre is issuing the […]

Health Ministry confirms new COVID variant after Kerala confirms one case

KOLKATA: The Union Health Ministry confirmed the presence of COVID subvariant JN-1 as Kerala reported its first case after the pandemic on Saturday. The first case was reported following the routine survey conducted by the INSACOG, the health unit set up post-pandemic to study and monitor genome sequencing in the country. “A mock drill is being […]

Society at blame for Karnataka tribal woman paraded naked: Social activists

KOLKATA: The heartwrenching incident of a tribal woman being paraded naked and tied to an electric pole at Belgaum in Karnataka, has now caused national outrage. The tribal woman was made to suffer such humiliation after reports surfaced of the woman’s son eloping with another girl. Reportedly, it was the girl’s family who attacked the […]

CJI Chandrachud slated to list Mahua Moitra’s ouster from Parliament on Wednesday

KOLKATA: Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has slated to take his decision regarding Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra’s ouster from the Lok Sabha, on Wednesday. Justice SK Kaul informed Moitra’s advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi of the case being placed in front of CJI Chandrachud, who will be taking the final call. According to sources, […]

Defiant Mahua moves SC to counter her unlawful sack

KOLKATA: Expelled parliamentarian from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Mahua Moitra moved the Supreme Court to challenge her expulsion from the Lok Sabha on Monday, following her ouster. The Krishnanagar MP was expelled upon the recommendation of the Parliamentary ethics committee in the cash-for-query scandal, on December 8, when the lower house passed a resolution to […]

After Mahua ouster, Mamata seeks meet with Modi

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to visit Delhi from December 18 to 20.

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