Nitish Kumar will be the chief minister of Bihar, state BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal said on Wednesday amid speculation of change in CM face, owing to party’s new “big brother” tag. The saffron party secured 74 seats in the assembly election while its alliance partner secured 43 seats along with HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Party’s 4-each, powering NDA’s tally to 125 as opposed to 110 clinched by the opposition Grand Alliance.
The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 62 million, including 1,458,103 fatalities. As many as 43,188,484 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine.
Charges on deposits and withdrawals of funds by some banks will not be applicable to the Jan Dhan accounts and basic savings bank accounts. Banking sources said ICICI Bank is not levying charges on the basic savings bank deposit account (BSBA) and Jan Dhan accounts.
The wildfires sweeping the west coast states assumed center stage on Monday in the U.S. election campaign, with President Donald Trump visiting California after blaming the blazes on poor forest management and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, stressing the role of climate change in stoking the fires.