‘Will Come Back Fully Rejuvenated’: Kamal Haasan to Be Out of Action for a While, to Undergo Surgery

File photo of Kamal Haasan Despite the doctors advising him to take rest till the follow-up surgery was completed, he continued with his professional and political work, he said in a statement. PTI Last Updated: January 17, 2021, 23:14 IST FOLLOW US ON: Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Sunday said he would be … Read more ‘Will Come Back Fully Rejuvenated’: Kamal Haasan to Be Out of Action for a While, to Undergo Surgery

‘Bangla Pokkho’ Seeks Job, Education Reservation for Bengalis Ahead of West Bengal Polls

Bengali outfit ‘Bangla Pokkho’ on Sunday organised a rally in Kolkata demanding reservation for Bengalis in jobs and educational institutions in West Bengal. Alleging that Bengalis are being marginalised in the state, the outfit’s leader Garga Chattopadhyay said that sons of the soil must be given reservation in jobs and small businesses as well as … Read more ‘Bangla Pokkho’ Seeks Job, Education Reservation for Bengalis Ahead of West Bengal Polls

PM Modi Should Have Taken Covid-19 Vaccine Shot, Says Congress Leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “It would have been better had Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented an example like that of Joe Biden, the president-elect of the US, by getting himself vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccine shot, he would have injected confidence among people of the country. PTI Lucknow Last Updated: January 17, 2021, 17:19 IST FOLLOW US … Read more PM Modi Should Have Taken Covid-19 Vaccine Shot, Says Congress Leader

Congress Says Modi Govt Procuring Covid-19 Vaccines at Inflated Prices

The Congress on Sunday questioned the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines, alleging that the government has procured the vaccines at inflated prices despite the manufacturers claiming they would supply the vaccines without seeking profit. Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala, addressing a press conference, said, “Why should the Modi government pay Rs 95 per dose more … Read more Congress Says Modi Govt Procuring Covid-19 Vaccines at Inflated Prices

Congress, LF Leaders Hold Seat-sharing Talks in Poll-bound Bengal

File photo of Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. Echoing him, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said the two parties will hold more such discussions before they arrive at a decision on seat-sharing. PTI Last Updated: January 17, 2021, 14:16 IST FOLLOW US ON: Senior leaders of the Congress and the CPI(M)-led Left Front met here … Read more Congress, LF Leaders Hold Seat-sharing Talks in Poll-bound Bengal

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Says ‘Misinformation’ Being Spread As Congress Questions Vaccine Drive

During India’s first phase of rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine, where over 2 lakh people have been inoculated, health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan sought to assure the people of the country that the vaccines being rolled out in India went under best possible scientific scrutiny and people should not believe in “misinformation” being spread. While … Read more Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Says ‘Misinformation’ Being Spread As Congress Questions Vaccine Drive

As Akhilesh Gets in Action & Priyanka Plans Mega Offensive, Can Oppn Turn Tide in Saffron UP Ahead of 2022 Poll?

With just a year left to assembly polls scheduled early next year, Yogi Adityanath led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh is hopeful of doing what no other political party had been successful with over the last three decades. It hopes to break the jinx that the party in power has never been repeated for the … Read more As Akhilesh Gets in Action & Priyanka Plans Mega Offensive, Can Oppn Turn Tide in Saffron UP Ahead of 2022 Poll?

Biden To Prioritize Legal Status For Millions Of Immigrants

SAN DIEGO: President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates given how the issue has long divided Democrats and Republicans, even within their own parties. Biden will announce legislation his first day in office to provide a path to … Read more Biden To Prioritize Legal Status For Millions Of Immigrants

Guard Troops Pour Into Washington As States Answer The Call

WASHINGTON: By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation’s capital on Saturday, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own states. Military leaders spent chunks of Thursday evening … Read more Guard Troops Pour Into Washington As States Answer The Call

Biden Outlines ‘Day One’ Agenda Of Executive Actions

WASHINGTON: In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday. The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Biden seeks to … Read more Biden Outlines ‘Day One’ Agenda Of Executive Actions