About 165 people in Assam and 105 people in West Bengal have so far died due to Japanese Encephalitis. This mosquito-borne virus in the seven north Bengal districts and other areas of Assam is very acute and the syndrome is spreading its arm with each passing day. Yesterday, three more deaths have been reported from the North Bengal Medical College Hospital (NBMC).
A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs from Maharshtra are under fire for allegedly forcing a Muslim employee to eat Chapati at Delhi's Maharshtra Sadan while he was observing fasts in the holy month of Ramzan. However, the MPs have claimed that they were just asking the employee, who was IRCTC's canteen manager at the Sadan to check the quality of the food offered to them.
Will Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) contest in this year's Delhi University Elections? AAP emerged as a strong force in Delhi Assembly elections last year. Though Arvind Kejriwal accepted to the goof ups he made in his short tenure as Chief Minister, there might be AAP followers who will still like to give the man a chance.
Partners for the last six years, the Congress and National Conference (NC) have parted their ways in Jammu and Kashmir before the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. Both the parties have decided to fight the state elections on their own.