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Jan 31, 2022 03:01 PM IST
Budget 2022: Rajya Sabha adjourned till Feb 1
Rajya Sabha adjourned till Febuary 1, 2022.
“The sitting of the Rajya Sabha will commence after one hour of the conclusion of the presentation of the Union Budget in Lok Sabha on Feb 1,” Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu says
Jan 31, 2022 02:39 PM IST
Budget 2022: Lok Sabha chair Om Birla calls for all-party meeting today
An all-party meeting was called by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today a day ahead of the Union Budget session.
Jan 31, 2022 02:37 PM IST
Goons desperate to come to power in UP: PM Modi
“The BJP Govt in Uttar Pradesh has taught the meaning of the law to the mafias and goons who used to consider themselves above the law. That is why these goons are desperate to come to power anyhow,” says Modi, sounding the poll bugle.
“We are working hard to bring about a change in Uttar Pradesh. On the other hand, they are looking for an opportunity to seek revenge from you (public). Seeking revenge is their ideology,” he adds.
Jan 31, 2022 02:33 PM IST
‘When UP was burning in riots, past govts celebrated,’ says PM Modi in virtual rally
“Five years ago, dabangg (strongmen) & dangai (rioters) used to run the show in UP. Their words were treated as Govt orders. People of western UP can never forget that when this region was burning in riots, the then Govt was celebrating,” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a virtual rally in Uttar Pradesh.
“The illegal occupation of the homes, land and shops of the poor, Dalits, backwards and the downtrodden was a sign of socialism five years ago,” the PM said.
Jan 31, 2022 01:58 PM IST
BJP to contest Tamil Nadu urban local body polls alone: State chief K Annamala
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest the upcoming urban local body elections in Tamil Nadu alone, announces party’s state chief K Annamala.
Jan 31, 2022 01:10 PM IST
SC grants protection to Bikram Singh Majithia from arrest till Feb 23
The Supreme Court on Monday granted protection to SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia from arrest till Feb 23 in a drugs case.
Jan 31, 2022 12:22 PM IST
Madras HC orders transfer of Thanjavur student death case to CBI
The Madras high court on Monday ordered the transfer of Thanjavur student death case to the CBI, reports news agency ANI.
Jan 31, 2022 10:26 AM IST
Army chief Naravane visits South Western army command headquarters in Jaipur
Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is on a visit to South Western army command headquarters in Jaipur where he will be given an update on operational preparedness and briefed by the commanders, reports news agency ANI.
Jan 31, 2022 08:58 AM IST
India reports 2,09,918 new Covid-19 cases, 959 deaths in last 24 hours
India on Monday reported 2,09,918 new Covid-19 cases and 959 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the positivity rate to 15.77 per cent. Read more
Jan 31, 2022 08:18 AM IST
Budget session of Parliament begins today
The Budget session of Parliament will begin with the address by President Ram Nath Kovind to both Houses in the Central Hall on Monday. Read more
Jan 31, 2022 06:45 AM IST
Assembly elections 2022: Poll panel to take a call on physical rallies ban today
As the country battles with the third wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the Election Commission of India (ECI) will meet on Monday to assess the pandemic situation and decide whether the ban on conducting the physical rallies will continue in the five states headed for polls, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. Read more
Jan 31, 2022 06:39 AM IST
North Korea says tested most powerful missile since 2017
North Korea has confirmed it had tested a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), news agency Reuters reported citing the state media. This came as the US and South Korean officials warned Sunday’s launch could lead to resumed testing of long-range weapons and nuclear bombs.
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CBI seeks sanction to investigate union agriculture and power secretaries
The matter is related to the CBI’ probe into alleged irregularities in the investment of Employees’ Provident Fund of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) in the scam-hit Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL).
Published on Jan 31, 2022 02:55 PM IST
TMC MP urges Prez to remove Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay said Vice President Venkaiah Naidu was also present when he made the appeal that came amid a worsening tussle between the Mamata Banerjee-led Bengal government and the governor.
Updated on Jan 31, 2022 02:52 PM IST
Shiv Sena dubs Pegasus spying ‘bigger than Watergate’ scandal
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece, Saamana, alleged that the Modi government lied in Parliament about purchasing Pegasus spyware from Israel.
Published on Jan 31, 2022 02:33 PM IST
Budget Session: President Kovind hails schemes, fight against pandemic
Noting that this was the third successive year that the country and the world has been affected by Covid-19, he lauded frontline workers, nurses, doctors and scientists
Updated on Jan 31, 2022 02:33 PM IST
‘More dangerous than Omicron’: Tharoor’s ‘O Mitron’ wordplay with virus variant
- Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor said that ‘O Mitron’ has resulted in increased polarisation, promotion of hatred and assault on the Indian constitution.
Published on Jan 31, 2022 12:42 PM IST
Pegasus row: CPI lawmaker files privilege motion against Ashwini Vaishnaw
A privilege motion is initiated after the Speaker or the Chairman gives approval for it in their respective Houses and over the past few years, many demands for such motions have been rejected
Updated on Jan 31, 2022 01:28 PM IST
Budget Session: PM Modi seeks serious, engaging discussions
Speaking outside Parliament, the Prime Minister said the Budget Session is an opportunity for lawmakers and political parties to take up discussions on vital issues
Updated on Jan 31, 2022 11:28 AM IST
Remembering Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of Param Vir Chakra
Major Somnath Sharma was killed while leading his men on a fighting patrol to Budgam village in Kashmir while evicting Pakistani raiders from Srinagar airport in November 1947. He was given the Param Vir Chakra posthumously in November 1950.
Published on Jan 31, 2022 10:31 AM IST
India State of Forest Report 2021: FSI DG answers some key questions
Nearly 28% of India’s forest cover is mostly plantations of horticulture, pulpwood species as well as rural and urban greens, says Anoop Singh, director general of the Forest Survey of India. Here are some FAQs
Updated on Jan 31, 2022 10:52 AM IST
Covid-19 cases in India dip; Kerala adds 374 backlog deaths
- The higher number of deaths reported in the fresh 24 hours is due to Kerala adding 374 backlog deaths to Monday’s count.
Updated on Jan 31, 2022 09:54 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
President says ‘deeply saddened’ by Kanpur bus accident, expresses condolences
- At least six people were killed and several others injured after an electric bus lost control and mowed down bystanders near the Tat Mill crossroad in Kanpur.
Published on Jan 31, 2022 09:36 AM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
Karnataka to send team to Maharashtra to study wine selling in supermarkets
Karnataka’s excise minister K Gopalaiah said it is not necessary that the his government will adopt Maharashtra’s model. He added that the decision will be based on the report the panel submits.
Published on Jan 31, 2022 08:54 AM IST