Here are the top headlines:
1. Prime Minister Modi addresses party workers; calls out family parties
-Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the workers at the BJP headquarters in Delhi today. This after the party has had a clean sweep in the Bihar elections. Prior to PM Modi, party president JP Nadda also addressed the workers and lauded PM Modi's effort and message.
2. BJP eyes on West Bengal, CM Mamata gets wake up call | Ground Report
-NDA overcame a stiff challenge by retaining power in the State of Bihar. After Mahagathbandhan lost the elections, allegations of tampering EVMs raised by the. Along with its ally JD(U), NDA conquered 125 seats and Nitish Kumar is yet again bracing up to become the Chief Minister of Bihar.
Apart from Bihar, BJP’s saffron surge swept across 3 other states including Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh by-polls and the party is eyeing on the State of West Bengal. After this, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gets a wake-up call for securing her position in the State.
3. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold a press conference at 12.30 pm today on Indian economic revival strategy. She is expected to announce the third set of stimulus package to boost the COVID-19 hit Indian economy
4. Delhi's COVID-19 cases see highest single-day spike; 8593 cases reported in last 24 hrs | 12th Nov
-Delhi recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases where more than 8000 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the city stands at 4,59,975.
The positivity rate has also jumped to 13.40%. The Delhi High Court has wrapped the Delhi Government over relaxing and easing up norms in the state despite the rising number of COVID cases.
5. PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Swami Vivekananda's statue at JNU; students call anti-Modi protests
-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be unveiling the statue of Swami Vivekanand at the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus today evening. The inauguration will be done through a video conference call. The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union also known as JNUSU has called for an anti-Modi protest over the funds used for the construction of the statue and also because the entire statue is covered in a saffron-colored cloth and stands in between the entire administration block of the campus.