Goa: Ten Congress MLAs break away from Party: Congress crumbles in Goa; 10 party MLAs break away submitting letter to speaker informing him about leaving the party; likely to back the BJP govt in the state.
2 more Cong MLAs resign in Karnataka; BJP demands resignation of CM: No end to nataka in Karnataka; 2 more Congress legislators resign; Congress supporters nearly come to blows with rebel MLAs; Some of the rebels petition the Supreme Court alleging their resignations are not being accepted deliberately; The issue disrupts proceedings in Rajya Sabha.
Amarnath Yatra: Over one lakh 21 thousand pay obeisance at Shivling: Since the start of annual Amarnath pilgrimage, over one lakh 21 thousand pilgrims paid obeisance at Shivling at Holy Cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.
UAE Foreign Minister meets PM Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday discussed ways to take India-UAE ties to new heights with the Gulf nation’s Foreign Minister, who invited the Indian leader to visit his country.
Lok Sabha: FM Nirmala Sitharaman responds to the budget discussion: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman replies to the general discussion on the union budget; says govt is committed to the path of fiscal consolidation without cutting spending; Several steps are being taken to make India a 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024-25 such as enhancing investments in infrastructure, liberalisation in the foreign direct investment policy and lowering of corporate tax.
UK Ambassador to U.S. resigns after leaked memos furore: Fresh twist in the row between the US and UK over leaked diplomatic emails; British envoy to Washington DC Kim Darroch quits; Prime Minister Theresa May expresses regret over the development, says officials need to be able to give full & frank advice.
Union Cabinet takes big ticket Cabinet decisions: In a major boost to rural connectivity Cabinet approves launch of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll; 1,25,000 Km of Roads to be networked at estimated cost Rs 80,250 Cr; Code on Occupational Safety, Health, and Working Conditions Bill gets green signal; 13 Central Labour Laws brought in the ambit of New Code; Rules framed for women working in night shifts.
Dutee Chand wins gold in World University Games: Sprinter Dutee Chand won the 100m gold medal on Tuesday in the ongoing World University Games in Napoli.
WC 1st semifinal: India crashes out after losing to NZ by 18 runs: India crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a heart-breaking 18-run loss to New Zealand in the first semifinal at Old Trafford, Manchester on Wednesday.