COVID-19: India records 12,286 infections, 91 fatalities
India’s COVID-19 cases rose to 1,11,24,527 with 12,286 new infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,98,921, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on March 2.
Coronavirus updates — March 2, 2021
The Congress government tabled a ‘white paper’ on the State finances in the State Assembly during the ongoing monsoon session. The paper held the BJP-led Central Government equally responsible for the State’s economic mess and added that the State has landed into a poor fiscal position due to shortsightedness and ineffective policies of the previous government during the last five years.
Eatala Rajender appeals to people to question parties & leaders on how they'll implement freebies & fund them. Karnataka Congress govt in fix unable to implement promises. Modi govt has credibility as it implemented promises. BJP to announce manifesto with something for all sections.
Two persons drowned in Palar river during idol immersion in Tirupattur. Murali and Poovarasan, both from Natrampalli town, were part of 550 idols immersed as part of Vinayaka Chathurthi festival. Murali was pushed to centre of dam, Poovarasan jumped in to help but both drowned. Bodies retrieved and sent to hospital; case registered.
Hubballi's Ganesh festival ends peacefully with heavy police presence. Leaders led procession in open jeep, joined by youths, women & students. Procession moved at snail's pace, with DJ music & traditional drums. Idol immersed at artificial pond, traffic diverted as precaution. Festival ends on 28th.
TNUHDB MD P. Sankar urged officials to ensure Chief Minister M.K. Stalin’s schemes reach people. He inspected various schemes, tasted food given to students, inspected Allikuttai lake renovation, visited Urban Primary Health Centre, and inspected Bodinaickenpatti lake renovation. He asked officials to ensure works are completed on time to benefit people..
Tirunelveli DM R. Selvaraj inspected dev. works in Valliyoor & Nanguneri panchayats. Bus stand, road, help desks, Mahalir Urimai Thogai scheme & underground drainage scheme in Tirunelveli Zone inspected. Collector & officials accompanied. Ensure all eligible women get ₹1,000/month.