NDA leaders discuss strategy for monsoon session :- BJP Parliamentary Party’s executive met for a strategy meet in the Library Building of Parliament before Monsoon session begins on Wednesday.
Govt responds to Rahul Gandhi’s letter on Women’s Reservation Bill :- On the eve of the monsoon session of Parliament, the issue of women’s reservation has once again been raised. And this time instead of a war of words there is a war of letters.
PM appeals co-operation of all political parties for parliament session :- There were hectic parleys between the government and the opposition on the eve of the Monsoon Session of Parliament.
In one of biggest IT recoveries, Rs 160 cr cash seized in Tamil Nadu :- The Chennai unit of Investigation wing of Income Tax department on Monday searched SPK & Company, a partnership firm, which is into the business of execution of contract work of construction of roads & highways.
SC cracks down on mob lynching; asks Centre to frame new law :- Taking cognizance of incidents of mob lynching and vigilantism, the Supreme court has asked centre to consider framing a new law against mob violence.
Monsoon wrath continues across India; MeT forecasts more rainfall :- Monsoon fury could be seen in several states across the country, be it waterlogging in some places or flood-like conditions in other areas.
A day before Monsoon Session, Speaker and Centre call all-party meet :- Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will hold discussions with leaders of various political parties on Tuesday.
EU warns Sri Lanka over death penalty :- European Union (EU) member states along with government of Canada and Norway have warned Sri Lanka against ending its moratorium on capital punishment and said the island risked losing trade concessions if it went ahead.
European Union warns Maldives of sanctions :- The European Union (EU) warned on Monday that it could impose sanctions on the Maldives, if the political situation does not improve in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation.
Trump, Putin tout reset in ties at Helsinki summit :- Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin vowed a fresh start to troubled relations between the world’s greatest nuclear powers at their first summit on Monday, as the American leader rejected a chance to condemn Moscow’s alleged manipulation of US elections.
IMF projects 7.3%, 7.5% growth rate for India in 2018 and 2019 :- The International Monetary Fund today projected a growth rate of 7.3 per cent in 2018 and 7.5 per cent in 2019 for India as against 6.7 per cent in 2017, making it the fastest growing country among major economies.
Users should have rights over their data as firms are mere custodians: TRAI :- In significant recommendations concerning privacy, TRAI said on Monday, firms collecting user data don’t have a right over it and emphasised that consumers’ consent should be mandatory and they should also be given the ‘Right to be Forgotten’.