SC stays Maharashtra Government’s order on 10% reservation to EWS:Supreme Court today stayed Maharashtra Government’s order on 10% reservation to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category students in PG medical admissions this year in the state.
PM Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee ahead of a glittering swearing-in ceremony, which will see several foreign dignitaries in attendance.
ED summons Robert Vadra in money laundering case:After the elections debacle, legal troubles seem to be mounting for the Gandhi family. The Enforcement Directorate has now permanently attached several properties worth Rs. 64 crore in Haryana’s Punchkula in connection with the National Herald case.
FM Arun Jaitley opts out of Cabinet citing health problems:On the eve of the swearing in ceremony, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sent a letter to the Prime Minister asking to be left out of the new council of ministers on health grounds. He had been soldiering on so far in the midst of treatment but informed the PM now of his desire to be ‘allowed a reasonable time’ for himself, his treatment and his health..Later Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Jaitley at his residence.
TMC MLA Manirul Islam joins BJP; three TMC leaders also join BJP:TMC MLA Manirul Islam and former MLA Gadadhar Hazra today joined BJP in the presence of BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and BJP leader Mukul Roy in New Delhi.
Arun Jaitley urges PM Modi not to give any responsibility in new govt:BJP Senior leader Arun Jaitley, who had held key portfolios in the Union Cabinet including the finance ministry, has asked Prime Minister Modi not to give him any responsibility for the present in the new government on health grounds.
Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari sworn in for second term as president:Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term as Nigeria’s president, following a campaign that focused on tackling security threats and rooting out corruption.
PM of Nepal K P Sharma to attend PM Narendra Modi’s Swearing-in ceremony:Prime Minister of Nepal, K P Sharma Oli is arriving in New Delhi this afternoon to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swearing-in ceremony
Sri Lanka’s head of SIS says govt intelligence were aware of intelligence inputs about Easter Sunday attacks:Sri Lanka’s head of State Intelligence Service (SIS) has said that government intelligence and defense officials were aware of intelligence inputs about Easter Sunday attacks but nothing was done to prepare for it.
Domestic stocks witness losses snapping three sessions’ record breaking rally:Domestic stocks today witnessed losses snapping three sessions’ record breaking rally. Benchmark indices fell around 0.6 per cent amid weak global cues and fresh foreign fund outflow.
High-level committee submits its recommendations on crude oil imports:A High-Level Committee constituted by the Centre has submitted its recommendations to bring down India’s dependence on crude oil imports. The Committee submitted its report to Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in New Delhi yesterday.
RBI extends RTGS timings from 4:30 pm to 6 pm:To facilitate high-value fund transfers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced an extension of timings for customer transactions through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) by one and half hours from 4:30 PM to 06 PM.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 begins today:The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will begin today. England will open the tournament at The Oval in London when they will take on South Africa. The match will begin at 3 PM Indian Time.