Hello and Welcome to News Nation latest and breaking news blog of February 2. With Lok Sabha elections 2019 looming large, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also jumped in the battle and will address a crucial rally in West Bengal. Besides that, farmers will also hold a protest in the national capital demanding fourfold compensation in lieu of their land acquisition. The arrest of 129 students in the US has once again tensed the relations between the countries. Moving to the sports, after the humiliating defeat in the last ODI, team India will prepare for the last ODI of the five-match series against New Zealand tomorrow. Moving on to the world of entertainment, social media keeps buzzing with tweets and posts from celebrities every second and this is your one-stop place to get all the updates. News Nation brings all the action from around the globe. Stay updated with all the breaking news.
Maharashtra: Mumbai's Lower Parel Railway Station will remain shut for 11 hours - from 10 pm on Saturday to 9 am on Sunday - to carry out the demolition of the Delisle Road Bridge. As many as 205 local trains and 23 long-distance trains have been cancelled for the said period.
Rajasthan: Total 84 deaths due to swine flu and over 2289 positive swine flu cases have been reported from across the state between 1st January to 2nd February.
JD-U leader Rishi Mishra Saturday quit Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s party and joined the Congress saying that it had become "difficult" for him to remain in an alliance which included the BJP.
Delhi's Patiala House Court grants further six days custody of Gautam Khaitan to Enforcement Directorate (ED). He was arrested by ED in a fresh case, in connection with black money and money laundering.
Odisha: A fire broke out in Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar earlier today. Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot and doused the fire. No casualties reported.
Odisha: A fire broke out in Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar earlier today. Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot and doused the fire. No casualties reported. pic.twitter.com/CYvlq0XrLA— ANI (@ANI) February 2, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a public rally in Thakurnagar, West Bengal: This is just the beginning, the main budget after Lok Sabha election will have much more for the youth, farmers, and other sections of the society.
Rishi Mishra, JDU MLC and ex-MLA: Was getting very difficult to work in JDU.Last election I fought against BJP, people of my constituency voted aganist BJP. So now how will I answer my voters? I don't have issues with Nitish ji but can't work with BJP. Will join Congress today
AAP MP Sanjay Singh,says,"Did you (Central Govt) waive farmers' loans? You have waived loans of big businessmen. You are giving Rs 17/day to farmers and calling this a surgical strike. Is this Pakistan? Remember, this is India,not Pakistan. Atleast don't use such phrases"
Rajasthan: Tiger killed a 40-year-old woman in Sawai Madhopur today. SDM Laxmikanth Katara says, rescue team & police is present at the spot. Body is being sent for postmortem."
Maharashtra: Two more people killed by Maoists on suspicion of being police informers, in Gadchiroli. Seven people have been killed in the last fifteen days
Grounds on which Robert Vadra is seeking anticipatory bail in Delhi's Patiala House Court- Vadra says he is being targeted and is being subjected to false prosecution which has a colour of political witch hunt & that he is a law-abiding citizen.
Delhi: Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 234 and PM 10 at 230, both in 'Poor' category in Lodhi Road area, according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.
Bihar: Yusuf, nephew of former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin shot dead in Siwan yesterday (Friday) night.
FIR registered against SP leader Azam Khan( in file pic) for allegedly defaming RSS and Shia Cleric Kalbe Jawwad. The complaint was filed by one Allama Zameer Naqvi.
The Central Government hereby declares the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) as an “unlawful association.” According to the Home Ministry, SIMI had potential to create communal disharmony, and its activities were prejudicial to the security of the country. Last time it was banned in 2014 by previous Govt, ban has been extended for another 5 years.
Farmers hold protest near DND flyway toll gate demanding fourfold compensation in lieu of their land acquisition.
Delhi: Farmers hold protest near DND flyway toll gate demanding fourfold compensation in lieu of their land acquisition pic.twitter.com/6sR56IqvvR— ANI (@ANI) February 2, 2019