Supreme Court to hear Sajjan Kumar' s appeal in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case on January 14

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 January 2019, 12:02 AM
Latest news on January 10, 2019.
Latest news on January 10, 2019.

After 10-hour long debate, the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Constitution (124 Amendment) Bill, 2019 that will provide 10% reservation to the economically weaker section of the General category in jobs and education. Earlier, on Tuesday, the Bill was passed with an overwhelming majority in the Lok Sabha. In the Upper House, the Bill was passed with only 7 members from the Rashtriya Janata Dal, the Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam and the Indian Union Muslim League voting against it. In other big news, the GST Council will meet today. This will be the 32nd meeting of the Goods and Services Tax Council. The meeting is likely to discuss the recommendations of the two ministerial panels among other issues. The ministerial panel under minister of state for finance Shiv Pratap Shukla has deliberated on the exemption threshold for MSME sector.

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  Jan 10, 2019  22:33 (IST)

Supreme Court to hear Sajjan Kumar' s appeal against his conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, on January 14.

  Jan 10, 2019  20:57 (IST)

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Dr Raman Singh and Vasundhara Raje appointed national vice presidents of BJP.

  Jan 10, 2019  19:28 (IST)

Alok Verma removed as CBI chief after selection panel meet.

  Jan 10, 2019  19:21 (IST)

Congress president Rahul Gandhi appoints Kuldeep Singh Rathore as President of Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee.

  Jan 10, 2019  19:19 (IST)

I am honoured that the party has given me this opportunity, says Sheila Dikshit.

  Jan 10, 2019  19:18 (IST)

Spanish Police makes 83 arrests including 28 professional players in tennis fixing investigation: Reuters.

  Jan 10, 2019  19:00 (IST)

CBI chief Alok Verma appoints 2006 batch IPS officer Mohit Gupta as probe officer in Rakesh Asthana's corruption case: Officials. 

  Jan 10, 2019  18:29 (IST)

GoAir Mumbai-Delhi G8 319 flight grounded at Mumbai airport

GoAir Mumbai-Delhi G8 319 flight grounded at Mumbai airport after high vibration in the engine of the Airbus Neo aircraft, all 160 passengers onboard safe.

  Jan 10, 2019  17:58 (IST)

Sheila Dikshit appointed Delhi Congress president. Devendra Yadav, Rajesh Lilothia, Haroon Yusuf appointed working presidents: PC Chacko.

  Jan 10, 2019  17:45 (IST)

Former DPCC chief Ajay Maken congratulates Sheila Dikshit

"I congratulate Shiela Dikshitji for being appointed the DPCC (Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee) President.," tweeted Ajay Maken.

  Jan 10, 2019  17:42 (IST)

Sheila Dikshit returns, becomes Delhi Congress chief

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit has returned to Delhi politics. She will be heading the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC).

  Jan 10, 2019  17:20 (IST)

TCS reports net profit of Rs 8,105 crore

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) reports a net profit of Rs 8,105 crore for the October-December quarter.

  Jan 10, 2019  17:15 (IST)

CBI officers JD Ajay Bhatnagar, DIG MK Sinha, DIG Tarun Gauba, JD Murugesan and AD AK Sharma transferred. (Source: ANI).

  Jan 10, 2019  17:09 (IST)

Five people injured in Tamil Nadu's Thirukovilur 

Five people injured in Tamil Nadu's Thirukovilur after a cut-out of actor Ajith collapsed during 'paal abhishekam' (pouring of milk on the cut-out).

  Jan 10, 2019  17:05 (IST)

Actor Prakash Raj meets Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal.

  Jan 10, 2019  16:44 (IST)

Sachin Tendulkar, NCP chief Sharad Pawar pay tribute to Ramakant Achrekar at Shivaji Park Gymkhana.

  Jan 10, 2019  16:18 (IST)

Guard of Defence Security Corps (DSC) commits suicide in Mumbai

Mumbai:
A 56-year-old guard of Defence Security Corps (DSC), deployed at Naval Armament Depot (NAD), committed suicide by shooting himself while on duty. A case of accidental death was registered at Trombay Police Station. His body has been shifted to JJ hospital for a post-mortem.

  Jan 10, 2019  16:05 (IST)

Prakash Raj backs Rahul Gandhi, says the Congress president is not against women.

  Jan 10, 2019  15:59 (IST)

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti makes a veiled attack on Rahul Gandhi

Mehbooba Mufti makes a veiled attack on Rahul Gandhi, says "As a woman, feel deeply disappointed when misogynistic comments are normalised in our political discourse."

  Jan 10, 2019  15:38 (IST)

Supreme Court reserves verdict on Maharashtra's plea in Koregaon-Bhima case

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the Maharashtra government's appeal challenging the refusal of the Bombay High Court to extend the 90-day limit for filing charge-sheet in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

  Jan 10, 2019  15:15 (IST)

From 1st April, composition scheme limit will be increased to 1.5 crores, says Jaitley after GST meet

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses media after GST meet in New Delhi. ‘From 1st April 2019, composition scheme limit will be increased to 1.5 crores. Those who come under the composition scheme will pay tax quarterly, but the return will be filed only once a year. Council approved composition scheme for Services,’ Jaitley said.

  Jan 10, 2019  15:02 (IST)

Day after passing Rajya Sabha test, Forward Quota Bill challenged in Supreme Court

A petition has been filed by the Youth for Equality in the Supreme Court challenging the Constitution (103rd Amendment) Bill, 2019 that gives 10 % reservation in jobs and education for the economical weaker section of general category.

  Jan 10, 2019  14:44 (IST)

Trouble for Lalu Prasad in Fodder Scam

Jharkhand High Court rejects RJD chief Lalu Prasad's bail plea in Fodder Scam.

  Jan 10, 2019  13:22 (IST)

India-Aus series set to be played from Feb 24 to March 13

Paytm India-Australia series set to be played in India from February 24 to March 13. The series will comprise two T20Is and five ODIs, announces the BCCI.  

  Jan 10, 2019  13:17 (IST)

Trouble for Hardik Pandya

The BCCI is likely to ban all-rounder Hardik Pandya for two matches over his sexist remarks on a TV show. According to TV reports, the BCCI is not satisfied with Pandya’s reply for the showcause notice.

 

  Jan 10, 2019  12:51 (IST)

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat favours for talks with Taliban

During the annual press briefing, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said that, “If a number of countries are talking to the Taliban, and if India has an interest in Afghanistan, then we should also join the bandwagon.”

  Jan 10, 2019  11:58 (IST)

Jind bypoll turns into battle of prestige

Jannayak Janata Party names Digvijay Chautala as the candidate for the by-poll to the legislative assembly of Jind in Haryana. Earlier on Wednesday, the Congress had announced that its chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala will be the party's candidate for the by-election in Haryana's Jind Assembly constituency.

  Jan 10, 2019  11:24 (IST)

National Commission for Women issues notice to Rahul Gandhi over his ‘mahila’ remark

The National Commission for Women (NCW) issued notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi over his statement "PM ran away and asked a 'mahila' (Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman) to defend him," during Rafale debate.

  Jan 10, 2019  10:59 (IST)

Supreme Court to constitute new bench for Ayodhya case

The hearing in Ayodhya matter was adjourned after Justice UU Lalit recused himself from hearing the case. A new bench to be constituted. Advocate Rajeev Dhavan pointed out that Justice UU Lalit had appeared for Kalyan Singh in the matter.

  Jan 10, 2019  10:41 (IST)

Delhi reels under the cold wave, air quality 'poor'.

  Jan 10, 2019  10:18 (IST)

Rupee rises 14 paise against US dollar in early trade.

  Jan 10, 2019  10:22 (IST)

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hits Jammu and Kashmir at 8:22 am.

  Jan 10, 2019  09:37 (IST)

Another accused of Bulandshahr violence arrested from Hapur

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha member Shikhar Agarwal, who was one of the accused in Decemebr 3 Bulandshahr violence, was arrested by police today. The cops say that Agarwal was arrested from UP’s Hapur.

  Jan 10, 2019  09:24 (IST)

Ahead of Kumbha Mela, part of under-construction heliport collapses in Prayagraj

A portion of the building for heliport which was being built as a part of the arrangements for Kumbh Mela, collapsed last night, trapping two labourers under it; they were later rescued, reports news agency ANI.

 

  Jan 10, 2019  09:02 (IST)

Second Trump-Kim summit 'imminent', says South Korea's President

Conditions for key inter-Korean projects 'already met' and Seoul will seek to 'resolve' N. Korea sanctions issue 'as soon as possible', says Moon. He also said that North Korea needs to take 'bold' steps towards denuclearisation.

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