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.
Here’s what Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Ministers, key Union Ministers and other dignitaries had to say at the Rising India Summit.
The Representation of People's Act, which lays down the rules for elections, bars political parties from accepting foreign funds.
Rajasthan Police is exploring the possibility of using Aadhaar data for verifying the identity of criminals, suspects, complainants and missing persons in the state.
Maldives' envoy admitted that there was an "environment of mistrust" between India and Maldives caused by a host of issues in recent years and "lack of engagement" was responsible for the current state of affairs.
Parrikar had left from Goa for Mumbai in the first week of March. He later went to USA for further treatment of a pancreatic ailment.
At the 84th plenary session of the Congress, Singh described the government's demonetisation move as "ill-considered" and GST as "hastily implemented".
The party, in a resolution adopted at its 84th plenary session, accused the NDA government of pursuing a foreign policy "bereft of focus and direction”.
Sexual assault cases involving child victims rose to over 1 lakh in 2016 across the country and only 229 of them were adjudicated upon by trial courts in that year, the Supreme Court has been informed.
The panel noted that the "very grim" scenario of environmental pollution in the country has been affecting one and all.
The two countries had agreed on the extension of Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade (PIWTT), which was signed in 1972.
President Sirisena, who returned to Sri Lanka last night from an official visit to India and Japan, removed the state of emergency as the situation in the country returned to normal.
The Committee had a mandate of assessing the impact of flexi-fare scheme in its current form on railway revenue and on passengers — in terms of their choice of the railways as a means of transport with increased fare.
According to the police, an FIR was registered against the professor at the Vasant Kunj police station in southwest Delhi.
Under the e-wallet mechanism, a notional credit would be transferred to exporters' accounts based on their past record and the credit can be used to pay taxes on inputs.
Opinion polls give Putin, the incumbent, support of around 70 percent, or nearly 10 times the backing of his nearest challenger.
Bypoll in Bhandara-Gondia is due as its sitting BJP MP Nana Patole's resignation while bypoll in Palghar is necessitated due to the death of its sitting BJP MP Chintaman Wanga in January this year.
BJP general secretary Ram Madhav told reporters that the Centre had done a lot for the state and was willing to do more than the special category status, asserting that his party will explain its position to its people.
As part of Clinical Establishment Act - most of the states will have prescribe rates of procedures and services. But healthcare economists say - the "one size fits all" pricing approach not be as simple as it sounds.
Nikolai Glushkov's body was discovered by his family and friends late on Monday night and a post-mortem concluded he had been killed by "compression to the neck".
Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal has 20 members in the Lok Sabha and eight MPs in the Rajya Sabha.
Delivering the 3rd Foundation Day lecture at the National Law University here, Kovind said that it would be a "travesty of our Republican ethics" if the poor did not get the same access to law as the rich.
Addressing the Congress' plenary session here, he said the upcoming state polls will work as a "big boost" and a "stepping stone" for the party ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In his first reaction after the party lost the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha by-elections, Shah said that UP government was one of the best among the BJP dispensations in the states.
Li, a second ranking leader in the ruling Communist Party of China, has completed the first five-year tenure along with Xi Jinping who is now regarded as the "core" leader of the party placed along with party founder Mao Zedong.