Following an announcement of a press conference, it is being speculated that former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh may launch a new political party on Wednesday.
The development came just months ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections in 2022. Singh last week said he was hopeful of acquiring a seat with the BJP if the ongoing farmers’ protest was resolved in their interest.
Meanwhile, India has logged 12,428 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, which is the lowest in 238 days, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. The country’s active caseload stands at 163,816, which is the lowest in 241 days.
The Bombay High Court is hearing the bail plea filed by Aryan Khan, son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in connection with a case of seizure of banned drugs on board a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast.