Indian Air Force to conduct Vayushakti exercise on February 16 at Pokharan firing range where all its combat aircraft will showcase their firepower. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be the Chief guest at the event.

SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav: The government is so afraid of me going to attend a student leader’s swearing-in ceremony that I am being stopped at Lucknow Airport.

A portrait of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee unveiled at the Central Hall of Parliament by President Ram Nath Kovind.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit Bay of Bengal at 7:02 am today

Internet services shut in Sawai Madhopur district till tomorrow in wake of ongoing Gujjar reservation protests in Rajasthan. District Collector also issues a notice to Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla, asking him to vacate railway tracks.

Newly appointed Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday kick-started party campaign for upcoming Lok Sabha elections with a roadshow in Lucknow. Congress president Rahul Gandhi, general secretary of Uttar Pradesh West Jyotiraditya Scindia and Raj Babbar have also accompanied Priyanka in the roadshow. It is Congress general secretary’s first visit to the city after taking charge.

On Monday, Former interim CBI director M Nageswara Rao tendered his unconditional apology before the Supreme Court days after the apex court said he committed contempt of court by transferring an agency officer probing the Muzaffarpur shelter home case. In his affidavit, Nageswara Rao said he “cannot even dream of violating the court orders”. The top court sought his personal appearance on February 12.

The kin of singer and cultural icon Bhupen Hazarika has declined the Bharat Ratna. The family has done so as a mark of protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019. Bhupen Hazarika was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest national civilian honour, along with former President Pranab Mukherjee, and Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumously) on January 25, 2019.

With the Comptroller and Auditor General submitted its much-awaited report on the controversial defence report on the acquisition of Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter jets on Monday, the Union government is most likely to table it in the Parliament today.





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