Finance Minister to present budget: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will deliver her ‘never before’ budget which is expected to provide relief to the pandemic-hit common man as well as focus more on driving the economic recovery through higher spending on healthcare, infrastructure and defence.
Budget session of Rajya Sabha rescheduled: The Budget session of the Rajya Sabha has been rescheduled and will conclude two days ahead of schedule. The decision was taken at a meeting of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu with the floor leaders of all the parties of the Upper House.
RJD in talks with TMC to fight Bengal polls: Bihar’s main opposition party RJD is in talks with the Trinamool Congress to fight the forthcoming West Bengal elections together, a senior RJD leader said.
TMC leaders are joining BJP as Mamata has failed people of Bengal: Shah: Union home minister Amit Shah Sunday said that TMC leaders are joining the BJP in droves as chief minister Mamata Banerjee has failed the people of West Bengal.
Delhi Congress pass resolution to elect Rahul Gandhi: Congress’ Delhi unit on Sunday passed a resolution asking party leader Rahul Gandhi to once again take over as the president with immediate effect, days after the organisation announced that a new chief would be elected in June.
UK applies to join trans-Pacific trade bloc: The United Kingdom has announced it will formally apply to join a trans-Pacific trading bloc of 11 countries next week, with negotiations set to start later this year.
US condemns ‘harsh tactics’ by Russian authorities: The United States has condemned the “persistent use of harsh tactics” by Russian authorities against journalists and supporters of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
Kerala Cong launch 22-day rally: Attacking the CPI(M)-led LDF government over its five year ‘misrule’ and promising a clean and good governance, the Opposition Congress-led UDF on Sunday launched a 22-day state-wide yatra wooing the people ahead of the assembly polls.
Nadda claims to win over 23 Assembly seats in Puducherry: BJP president J P Nadda on Sunday asserted that his party would sweep the coming Puducherry Assembly elections and assured people of the Union Territory a corruption-free and development-oriented government.