India COVID surge; BJP MLA thrashed by protesting farmers in Punjab | Top Headlines

Here are the top headlines of the day: 1. BJP MLA thrashed by protesting farmers in Punjab, Amarinder Singh condemns incident A BJP MLA in Punjab was allegedly thrashed and his clothes torn by a group of farmers at Malout in Muktsar district on Saturday. 2. Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condemns attack incident, assures action Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh strongly condemned the alleged attack on BJP MLA by kisans and also warned of strict action against anyone trying to disturb peace in the state. 3. PM asserts mantra for COVID fightback in 75th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed major issues including COVID crisis in his 75th episode of Mann Ki Baat program. 4. Fresh COVID curbs in states announced Lockdowns return in many states with night curfew in Maharastra and Sunday lockdown in MP. 5. CJI reignites common code debate Chief Justice of India S A Bobde lauds Uniform Civil Code in Goa 6. Kerala govt vs Central agencies fight escalates Kerala govt fights against ED escalates into legal battle 7. Karnataka sex scandal: Victim's family accuses neta for her disappearance The fresh allegations are being denied by the neta.