Top events today: Govt panel to visit JNU, Congress-Sena meet, and more

Jawaharlal Nehru University students try to get past police barricades during a protest march towards Parliament, on the first day of the Winter Session, demanding a total rollback of the hostel fee hike, in New Delhi | PTI
1. Final decision on Maharashtra govt formation likely today

The Congress Working Committee on Thursday reviewed the political scenario in Maharashtra, a day after it held a marathon meeting with the NCP on forming an alliance together with Shiv Sena to form a government in the state.

Congress leaders are likely to meet Shiv Sena leadership today in Mumbai to discuss govt formation. Read more.

2. Govt-appointed panel to visit JNU today to resolve fee hike issue

A high-power committee constituted by the HRD Ministry will visit the JNU campus today to meet the students and find a solution to the current issues concerning the university, officials said on Wednesday.

Earlier in the day, Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) office-bearers met the committee members at Shastri Bhawan. The students have been agitating for over three weeks, demanding rollback of a recent hostel fee hike. Read more.

3. 'Good friend' PM Hasina to visit Kolkata on Friday to watch Indo-Bangla Test

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be in India today to watch the first day of the two-day test series between India and Bangladesh that will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Read more.

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