FM Nirmala Sitharaman replies to discussion on Budget in both houses: The first leg of the budget session of Parliament ended today. It saw Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reply to the discussion on the budget in both houses. The FM countered all the shortcomings pointed out by the Opposition in the budget and the govt’s measures on the economic front.She said the budget has all provisions to take the economy towards the 5 Trillion dollar goal & there are at least 7 signs of greenshoots being visible..here are the details.
Unani medicines are natural and safe: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said, medicines used in Unani medical system should be standardised and research work should be increased in this field.
Muzaffarpur case: Court sentences Brajesh Thakur, 11 others to life imprisonment: A Delhi court has sentenced Brajesh Thakur and 11 others to life imprisonment for sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.
Delhi assembly poll results: Aam Aadmi Party registers resounding victory: The Aam Admi Party has retained power in Delhi with thumping majority of 62 out of 70. On the other hand BJP made some gains ending the contest with 8 seats. But almost of its gains seem to have come from the Congress’s vote share which once again drew a complete blank in the Delhi contest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders have congratulated AAP Convenor Arvind Kejriwal for making a landslide return to power in Delhi.
Nirbhaya gang rape & murder case: SC issues notices to 4 death row convicts: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. The court sought response from them on the Centre’s appeal challenging the Delhi High Court verdict which dismissed its plea against stay on their execution.
Delhi LG Anil Baijal dissolves 6th Legislative Assembly of Delhi: Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal dissolved the sixth Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
AAP set to register huge victory in Delhi assembly elections: Aam Admi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has thanked the people of Delhi for reposing their faith in the party for the third time. Addressing party workers at party headquarters, Kejriwal termed it as the victory of the people who consider him as their son and voted for them. He added that now is the beginning of a new kind of politics which means, the one who focuses on development will be in power.
Delhi assembly polls: AAP leading in 56 seats; BJP in 14: The Aam Aadmi Party appears to be heading back to power for a second term in Delhi.
US President Donald Trump to arrive on state visit to India on Feb 24: US President Donald Trump will arrive on a state visit to India on 24th of this month.
At least five dead in suicide attack in Kabul: A suicide attack rocked the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday killing at least five people, officials said, in what was the first major assault in the city in months.
FM: Foreign investors continue to show confidence in India: Finance Minister Nirmal Sitharaman on Tuesday said foreign investors continue to show confidence in India.
ICC U-19 World Cup Final: 3 Bangladeshi, 2 Indian players penalised: Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain and Rakibul Hasan of Bangladeshi team which won the ICC Under 19 World Cup Cricket on Sunday have been sanctioned by the ICC for violating the Code of Conduct for players.