CAL 2 JH-VIRUS-CASES Jharkhand reports 1,013 new COVID-19 cases, 8 fresh fatalities Ranchi: Jharkhand's COVID-19 caseload rose to 84,664 on Friday as 1,013 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.
CAL 3 WB-GANDHI-MAMATA Will Indians so easily give away freedom, democracy achieved by Bapu and others, wonders Mamata Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary and wondered whether freedom and democracy achieved by him and other freedom fighters will be given away so easily by the countrymen.
CAL 5 OD-VIRUS-CASES Odisha reports 3,600 new COVID-19 cases, 16 fatalities Bhubaneswar: At least 3,600 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Friday, which raised the tally to 2,26,334, while 16 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 875, a health department official said.
CAL 6 WB-MAMATA-FARMERS Would stand by farmers till last breath: Mamata Kolkata: Describing farmers as the 'backbone' of India, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC boss Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she and her party members would 'stand by them till last breath', come what may.
CAL 7 AS-WITCHCRAFT-KILLINGS 2 lynched, beheaded, set on fire over witchcraft suspicion in Assam Guwahati: Two persons, including a woman, have been lynched, beheaded and set on fire by an angry mob over suspicion of practising witchcraft in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, a senior police officer said on Friday.
CAL 8 WB-DHANKHAR Bengal administration bowing down to extra- constitutional authorities: Guv Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday hit out at the West Bengal government, claiming that power corridors in the state are 'getting infested' with extra-constitutional authorities, and the administration, too, was bowing down to them.
CAL 10 WB-VIRUS- HAZRA BJP leader who threatened to hug Mamata if he contracted COVID-19 tests positive for infection Kolkata: BJP leader Anupam Hazra, who had threatened to hug West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee if he got infected with COVID-19, has tested positive for the disease, health officials said.
CAL 11 AS-KMSS-PARTY KMSS floats political party on Gandhi Jayanti Guwahati: The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) along with 70 indigenous groups and a regional party on Friday floated a political outfit to fight the Assam assembly elections due next year, outgoing president of the peasant body Bhasco De Saikia said.
CAL 12 BH-POLL-KUSHWAHA Lalu-Nitish two sides of same coin: Upendra Kushwaha Patna: Describing Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad as 'two sides of the same coin', RLSP president Upendra Kushwaha on Friday said the three-party front they have formed is not to 'spoil' votes of any alliance but to give a 'positive choice' to the people of Bihar.
CAL 13 WB-HATHRAS-TMC REAX TMC slams 'jungle raj' in UP after its delegation stopped from meeting Hathras victim's family Kolkata: The TMC on Friday lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh government for unleashing 'jungle raj' in the northern state, after its four-member delegation was stopped from meeting the family members of Hathras gang-rape victim. PTI RG RG