This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.
"To every politician taking donations from the NRA, shame on you!" said Emma Gonzalez, assailing Trump over the multi-million-dollar support his campaign received from the gun lobby.
BJP's state general secretary Naresh Bansal served Singh the show-cause notice.
Irani's rallies, part of the saffron party's high-voltage campaign for the upcoming polls, were held a day after BJP president Amit Shah promised that Meghalaya would be a model state in five years.
He will address his first public meeting on February 21 in the afternoon at Ramanathapuram near the iconic palace entrance.
The BJP leader claimed the Congress was frustrated as it had got no chance to level allegations of corruption during the NDA government's current tenure.
The saffron party was asked to reply before 5 pm on Saturday which they complied. Detail of the BJP's reply, however, was not known.
Trivedi, who was elected to the House on a BJP ticket, is set to become the Speaker of the newly-formed 14th Legislative Assembly on February 19, the date of election for the post, with Congress supporting his candidature.
"We are not conspiring to help scamsters flee the country, the BJP government is catching them instead," Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.
Congress leader Kapil Sibal accused the prime minister and his government of bringing the economy to its knees.
Lovely, who was a Sheila Dikshit loyalist, quit the Congress following differences with Ajay Maken.
South Africa's freshly-appointed president, Cyril Ramaphosa, today hailed "a new dawn" as he pledged to tackle corruption that his predecessor Jacob Zuma is accused of fostering.
Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan has criticised the Odisha government for not facilitating students to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha par Charcha' in schools on Friday.
US President Donald Trump today held up the indictment of 13 Russians — and no Americans — for meddling in the 2016 election as vindication that his campaign team did not collude with Moscow.
Thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian companies have been indicted for interfering in the 2016 US presidential election through social media propaganda.
Congress's women wing chief Rehana Rayaz told reporters the Gaupalan minister "insulted" the Sirohi zila pramukh and that the audio of the conversation had gone viral on social media.
State Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal earlier today presented a Rs 4,28,384.52-crore budget for Uttar Pradesh, which is 11.4 per cent higher than the last fiscal.
The central governments led by the BJP have been putting all efforts to find an amicable solution to the vexed Naga political issue, the union minister of state for home told an election rally here.
Addressing a press conference, Rane said that the industry and environment ministries, both of which are connected to the setting up of the refinery at Nanar in Rajapur, were headed by Sena leaders.
senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi told the court that by getting a temporary name and symbol, Dhinakaran was trying to create "a party within the party" which was not permissible.
Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar today hailed the Supreme Court's direction for setting up the Cauvery Water Management Board, but regretted the lower allocation of river water to the state.
The opposition RJD and Congress demanded removal of Bihar minister Vinod Singh.
Delivering the annual Sree Chithira Thirunal Memorial Lecture here, Naidu said "social justice" and "inclusion" were a part of the genesis of independent India and "we couldn't have had a really 'free' nation with a sizable unfree population."
Kannur district Congress committee president Sateeshan Pacheni and Youth Congress workers had held 24 hour fast earlier demanding the immediate arrest of the accused.
However, Rameshwar Dudi has denied all the charges calling them "baseless".