DCGI approves emergency use of Sputnik V; CII urges 'vaccine for all' | Top Headlines

Here are the top headlines of the day: 1. DCGI approves emergency use of Sputnik V, paves way for the roll-out of 3rd COVID vaccine in India Drug Controller General of India (DCGI), India's drug regulator, has granted approval for the emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine in India. 2. CII urges Centre to allow vaccination for all Industry body CII on Monday suggested that vaccination should be opened up to all age groups and it should be made available for longer time periods at vaccination centres. 3. West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hours The poll body said Mamata Banerjee cannot campaign in any manner from 8 PM on Monday till 8 PM on Tuesday. 4. Mamata Banerjee said she would stage a dharna in Kolkata Lashing out at the Election Commission over its decision to bar her from campaigning for 24 hours, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she would stage a dharna in the city to protest against the poll panel's "unconstitutional decision". 5. Judge who acquitted all Babri accused is U.P. deputy Lok Ayukta Retired judge Surendra Kumar Yadav, who gave the verdict in the high-profile Babri mosque demolition case last year, took oath as an “Up-Lokayukta” in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.