PM's Bangladesh visit criticized; Violence in Bengal continues | Top news

Here are the top headlines of the day:

1. PM's Bangladesh visit criticized
Opposition attacks Modi's visit to Bangladesh amid Bengal elections

2. Violence in Bengal; voters remain undeterred
Over 54% voter turnout so far has been reported in poll-bound West Bengal despite violent clashes

3. Congress-TMC delegation meets EC
A delegation of Trinamool Congress (TMC) met the West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) at 12 noon and demanded that from the next phase the polling agent must be local of the concerned polling booth.

4. Shah set to challenge Mamata in Bengal
Netas geared up to fight for phase-2 of the elections

5. Triangular fight in Assam
Assam polls begin with fierce fights among contesting political parties.

6. Over 62,000 new COVID cases reported in a single day in India
India recorded more than 62,000 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest one day tally

7. President Ram Nath Kovind stable, being shifted to AIIMS
President Ram Nath Kovind's condition is stable after experiencing chest discomfort and he is being referred to Delhi AIIMS for further investigation.