Welcome to the ABP LIVE live blog for Sunday, February 7, 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the two poll-bound states Assam and West Bengal today to lay the foundation stone of various infrastructure projects. The Prime Minister is also scheduled to also address public meetings on these occasions in the two states.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will not attend today’s event after facing “humiliation” at the event organised at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on the birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose on January 23.
An Indian Navy sailor from Jharkhand, who was kidnapped in Chennai, was brought to Palghar where he was allegedly set afire for refusing to pay the ransom amount. According to the investigating officer at the Gholvad police station, Sarjerao Kumbhar, the victim was found early on Friday in a half-burnt, semi-nude condition from a forested area.
On the controversy related to celebrities tweeting in support of the farmers, MNS chief Raj Thackeray said, ” Govt shouldn’t have asked big personalities like Sachin Tendulkar & Lata Mangeshkar to tweet in support of its stand & put their reputation at stake. They’re recipients of Bharat Ratna. Actors like Akshay Kumar were enough for this task.
Popular TV Actress Gehana Vasisth has been arrested by the Property Cell of the Crime Branch for shooting and uploading porn videos on a website, She will be produced in a Mumbai court today. The information was shared by Mumbai Police.
Standup comedian Munawar Faruqui was released from the Central Jail late on Saturday. Farooqui was accused of making objectionable comments on Hindu deities. He was granted interim bail on Friday by the Supreme Court. A case was registered against Farooqui on charges of making objectionable comments on Hindu deities.