BJP's star campaigners lead the pitch in Bengal & TN; India's COVID battle continues | Top news

Here are the top headlines of the day: 1. BJP's top brass lead the campaigns in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. While Union Home Minister Amit Shah is in Chennai, campaigning for actor turned politician Khushbu Sundar from the Thousand Lights constituency, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath is in West Bengal, holding a roadshow in Uluberia ahead of the third phase of elections in the state. 2. India continues its battle with COVID. The highest single-day spike in COVID cases has been recorded today as 89,000 fresh cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. India also has touched another milestone as far as COVID is concerned, 7 crore vaccine jabs have been administered to people ever since the onset of the vaccination drive in January.