Breaking News LIVE, March 9:
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday resigned as the chief minister of Uttarakhand, a year before the hill state is scheduled to go to polls. Rawat, who became the CM after the BJP swept the assembly elections here in early 2017, tendered his resignation after meeting governor Baby Rani Maurya.
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, who also holds the finance portfolio, presented Rs 69,000 crore budget in Assembly for the financial year 2021-22. He said, “The Delhi government intends to increase the city’s per capita income to Singapore’s level by 2047.”
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor tests positive for COVID-19, says his mother Neetu Kapoor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh at 12 PM via video conferencing, the PMO said in a statement. The bridge ‘Maitri Setu’ has been built over the Feni river which flows between the Indian boundary in Tripura and Bangladesh.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau raided CESCom Superintendent Engineer KM Munigopal Raju’s house in Mysore, Karnataka on Tuesday. They found cash, jewellery, expensive watches, and gold utensils during their raid.
Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at a plastic factory in the Asangaon area of Thane, 12 fire engines rushed to the spot.
According to initial trends Tuesday morning, Sensex jumped 450 points to 50,891, while Nifty climbed 134 points, trading at 15,090.
The Rajya Sabha will now meet on its regular timing of 11 AM to 6 PM from Tuesday after Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu accepted the demands of some members for a regular sitting. The House was meeting for five hours from 9 AM to 2 PM since the first part of the Budget Session that started on January 31.
India recorded more than 15,000 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,12,44,786, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
The COVID-19 active caseload is 1,87,462 which now comprises 1.67% of the total infections. The recovery rate has increased to 96.93%, the data stated.