Amid LAC ‘thaw’, China blames India for tension
As India seeks early troop disengagement in remaining areas in Ladakh after Pangong Tso, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday reiterated Beijing’s position that the border issue was not the “whole story” of the bilateral relationship and the two countries need to create “enabling conditions” to resolve the dispute and move on.
Mamata hits back at Modi, says ‘change will come in Delhi’
The only “syndicate” in India is that of PM Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said on Sunday in response to accusations by both that Trinamool Congress has institutionalised “syndicates” in the state. Equating the upcoming assembly elections with a “battle for survival”, Mamata exhorted a large gathering in north Bengal’s Siliguri to help her win the fight.
I’m a cobra: Mithun joins BJP, draws ‘party hopper’ barb from Trinamool
After half-a-decade of self-imposed exile, Mithun Chakraborty once again stepped into Bengal politics on Sunday with his “I am a cobra” punch line which immediately started trending on social media. Though the actor spoke of his “dream to do something for the poor”, he faced sharp jabs from his former party colleagues in Trinamool Congress who alleged it was “the threats by central agencies that forced him to switch party”.
Your game's over: PM Modi targets Didi at massive Kolkata rally
Playing on Mamata Banerjee’s winning 2011 slogan of “paribartan (change)” while declaring that the “game” is over for her party, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday pitted BJP’s “politics of development” against Trinamool’s “model of corruption and violence” and urged Bengal voters to help him usher “ashol paribartan (real change)”.
PC's family date with mom Madhu & hubby Nick
Looks like our desi girl Priyanka Chopra has escaped for a quick family date with mommy Madhu Chopra along with hubby Nick Jonas. Right after Madhu arrived in London, she also knitted a sweater for her little daughter, as the latter took to her Instagram handle to share the same.
Janhvi returns to bay; Anshula warmly welcomes
Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor had earlier jetted off to Chandigarh to shoot a segment for her upcoming film ‘Good Luck Jerry’. Now the actress has returned to the bay, as the shutterbugs captured her at the airport. Janhvi was seen donning an olive green jumpsuit and was seen holding red roses as walked her way out of the airport.
2nd part of Parliament's Budget session from Monday; curtailment on cards due to Assembly polls
The main focus of the government is to get various demands of grants for the financial year 2021-22 passed along with the Finance Bill which carries various tax proposals. Some of the bills listed by the government for passage include the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Amendment) Bill, Electricity (Amendment) Bill, and Crypto currency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill.
PM Modi to inaugurate ‘Maitri Setu' between India and Bangladesh on March 9
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh on March 9, Tuesday at 12 noon via video conferencing. He will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple infrastructure projects in Tripura during the event.