HM Shah reaches Bengal ahead of elections; Didi to campaign on wheelchair | Top news

Here are the top headlines of the day:

1. Ahead of the assembly elections in the state of West Bengal, TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee have now made her first public appearance after the Nandigram attack, in which she sustained injuries. Mamata Banerjee is holding a mega roadshow today from Gandhi Murti to Hazara on a wheelchair. Mamata Banerjee's mega roadshow coincides with the Nandigram Diwas.

2. A poll panel meeting has concluded and according to the sources, the attack theory has been completely ruled out by EC officials. The officials of the Election Commission examined three reports and have added that three officials are primarily responsible for this lapse in security of Mamata Banerjee. EC is likely to announce its action soon as well.

3. BJP fields its heavyweight MPs from Bengal. List of candidates released by the party.

4. Massive development in the Antilia bomb scare case as police officer Sachin Vaze arrested. Aghadi calls it a bid to create instability in Maharashtra.

5. More than 28,000 new COVID cases have been recorded across the country in the last 24 hours.