Mid-day News Nuggets

Top stories this afternoon
1. Assam CM to hold an all-party meeting on Thursday

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will hold an all-party meeting in Guwahati to take the opinions of the political leaders on how to contain the spread of COVID-19.

2. Nagaland: Health department writes to Centre to provide more COVID-19 vaccine

Nagaland's health department has written to the Central Government to provide more COVID-19 vaccines as the current stock would not be enough.

3. West Bengal: PM Modi urges people to vote 

Voting for the sixth phase of  West Bengal assembly elections begins in 43 constituencies across four districts.

4. Mizoram reports zero wastage in COVID-19 vaccine

The Union government has shared data in an RTI, which shows that Mizoram is one of the eight states with zero wastage of COVID-19 vaccine.

5. Sixth phase of polling begins in West Bengal 

 Polling for 43 seats in the sixth phase of assembly elections in West Bengal has begun amid tight security.

6. Meghalaya: Taxi drivers to comply with seating capacity

The Deputy Commissioner of East Khasi Hills (EKH) district, Isawanda Laloo, has directed all taxi drivers to comply with the seating capacity as prescribed by the Transport Department.

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