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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


The BJP's central election committee (CEC) met on Thursday to finalise party candidates for the initial phases of assembly polls in West Bengal and Assam, two of the four states going to the elections besides the union territory of Puducherry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister and party president J P Shah along with other members of the committee held deliberations at the BJP headquarters. 
Union Agriculture Minister on Thursday asserted that new farm laws will enhance farmers' income adding that agricultural is the backbone of the country's economic growth.

Meanehile, Kerala BJP chief today announced that 'Metro Man' will be the party's chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming state Assembly polls.
Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to submit before it the regulations on Over The Top (OTT) platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime while stressing that there should be some screening of shows and web series being telecast on such platforms.

Retirement fund body EPFO today decided to retain 8.5 per cent annual rate of interest on provident fund deposits for the current financial year for its more than five crore active subscribers.
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First Published: Thu, March 04 2021. 08:58 IST