PM Modi to visit Bangladesh today; COVID cases continue to spike | Top news

Here are the top headlines: 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reach Dhaka soon. Key pacts and discussions on various issues with Bangladeshi counterparts on the agenda. 2. Maharashtra government showcases the cop who exposed the Paisa for Plum scam. BJP lashes out at Aghadi, says hounding honest to shield corrupt. 3. Farmers union call for a Bharat Bandh today from 6 am- 6 pm. Rail, road, and transport services likely to be affected. Opposition jumps in to support the blockade politics. 4. Amid the LAC standoff, Army Chief MM Naravane silences the doubter lobby. At India Economic Conclave, General MM Naravane states that there is no Chinese presence on Indian soil. 5. Army Chief General MM Naravane weighs in on Pakistan's peace talk initiative at India Economic Conclave. Further, he asks Pakistan to dismantle terror infrastructure first. 6. Ahead of the first phase of polling in West Bengal, clashes between BJP and TMC broke out in Asansol. Blame game erupts following clashes. 7. Registration for vaccination over 45+ begins. Those above 45 years can now schedule their vaccination on or after April 1. 8. COVID cases continue to surge. Maharashtra records single-day the highest spike, Delhi to joins the league. 1,515 cases reported in the last 24 hours.