Here are the top headlines:
1. Mamata Banerjee-led TMC now resorts to wooing the Muslim voters and blocking the BJP in West Bengal. The Bhartiya Janata Party has hit back and called it the desperation of a losing leader. This comes a day after the second phase of the West Bengal elections.
2. Speculation over second seat faceoff escalates. TMC leader Mamata Banerjee calls PM Modi's drive a cheap shot. Mamata Banerjee further adds that she doesnt need a backup as she is winning Nandigram.
3. Poll panel takes note of CCTV footage, Opposition criticizes BJP's 'EVM loot.
4. In Poll bound Tamil Nadu, Income Tax Department raids MK Stalin's son-in-law. DMK chief MK Stalin writes to Election Commission over tactics.
5. India records highest single-day COVID cases spike of 2021, as 81,000 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra and Delhi CM to chair crucial meetings.
6. Three terrorists have been gunned down in an intense encounter.