News18 Evening Digest: Swapan Dasgupta Resigns from Rajya Sabha and Other Top Stories

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'Committed to Better Bengal': Swapan Dasgupta Resigns from Rajya Sabha Amid Row Over His Name for Polls

A day after the TMC cited constitutional rulebook to say a nominated member of the Upper House could not join a political party, Swapan Dasgupta, senior journalist and BJP candidate for the fast approaching West Bengal elections, resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. READ MORE

Will Women Come to the Rescue of Mamata in Bengal Like They Did for Nitish in Bihar?

West Bengal is all set for a high-stakes assembly election, the likes of which have not been seen in recent times. Mamata Banerjee, the lone woman chief minister in India right now, is facing a tough challenge on her turf from a surging Bharatiya Janata Party. READ MORE

India to Get New Vaccine Candidate? Dr Reddy’s Completes Phase 3 Trial of Sputnik, Results in April

Pharma giant Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd completed Phase-3 trials of Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V. Conducted on 1,500 subjects, the phase-3 study of the vaccine was part of the randomised, double-blind, parallel-group, and placebo-controlled study in India. READ MORE

WATCH: Jasprit Bumrah-Sanjana Ganesan’s Wedding Video Surfaces on the Internet

India pacer Jasprit Bumrah got hitched to sports presenter Sanjana Ganesan in a private affair. It’s being reported that the organisers didn’t allow the guests to have their smartphones inside the premises. READ MORE

Noah Cyrus’s Grammy Fashion is Reminding Netizens of Beds, Carpets and Popcorn

The 2021 Grammy awards concluded on Monday and besides all the impressive performances by artists like Harry Styles, BTS, Dua Lipa, and award winners like Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and more, the event also rolled out a socially distant red carpet. READ MORE