✔️ Difference of opinion between LG and Delhi govt. should not be trivial or contrived: CJI
The Lieutenant Governor (LG) cannot differ with each and any administrative decision of the Delhi government. Though having every authority to differ, his disagreement with the Delhi government should not be “trivial or contrived, but substantive,” Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra orally observed on Tuesday.
✔️ Scottish Parliament evacuated after recovery of package with letter containing suspicious white powder
The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh was on Tuesday evacuated following the recovery of a package which, a source said, contained a letter with a suspicious white powder and two others addressed to three Conservative Party lawmakers.
✔️ Demonetisation was a black day for our economy, democracy, says Manmohan Singh
On the eve of first anniversary of demonetisation, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the note ban exercise and Goods and Services Tax (GST) were “badly designed and hastily implemented.” Reiterating what he said in the Rajya Sabha, Dr. Singh said “demonetisation was organised loot and legalised plunder.”
✔️ Note ban move will be viewed with pride by next generation: Arun Jaitley
The note ban done a year ago was a watershed moment in the country’s economic history that has provided the next generation with a fair and honest system to live in, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.
✔️ Narendra Modi, Belgian king hold talks on strengthening ties
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Belgium’s King Philippe on Tuesday held talks to strengthen bilateral ties. Ahead of the meeting with Mr. Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on the visiting dignitary, who arrived here on Sunday on a week-long trip, his first state visit to India following his ascension to the throne in 2013.
✔️ On birthday, Kamal launches app, says he will tour Tamil Nadu before launching party
Chennai – Actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday said he would go on a tour of Tamil Nadu before officially launching a political party. “My dream is to create a good Tamil Nadu. It is important to strengthen the base before launching a party. There is no need or no hurry to announce the name of the party,” he said at a press meet on the occasion of his birthday.
✔️ Indigenously developed long range subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ test flown for 5th time
Indigenously designed and developed long range subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’, which can carry warheads weighing up to 300 kg, was tested from a range at Chandipur along the Odisha coast on Tuesday.
✔️ Rajasthan High Court allows converted woman to go with husband
The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday set free a 22-year-old woman from the Nari Niketan women’s home in Jodhpur, where she was sent last week following allegations that she was forcibly converted and married off to a Muslim youth.
✔️ Cancel outdoor activities in schools, IMA tells Delhi govt as air quality index worsens
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday appealed to Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia to stop all outdoor sports and other activities in schools due to hazardous levels of air pollution prevalent in the city.
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