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Former Karnataka CM and Congress leader Siddaramaiah directs MLAs to attend CLP meeting to be held on 18 January. Warns anti-defection law will be used against those who fail to attend meeting & it'll be assumed that member himself has decided to leave primary membership of party.

Reserve Bank of India has approved the re-appointment of Vishakha Mulye as Executive Director of the ICICI Bank for a period of two years from January 19, 2019 to January 18, 2021.

Cabinet approves Rs 6,000 crore capital infusion in Exim Bank.

Rahul Gandhi to Arun Jaitley: Our love and best wishes for a speedy recovery.



AIMIM MLA Mumtaz Ahmed Khan takes oath as pro-tem speaker of Telangana Assembly.

Protests were held in Siliguri in connection with the incident where 16 dead puppies were found in the garbage beside Gynaecology Department of NRS Hospital in Kolkata on January 13. 



Selection Panel to meet on January 24 to decide on new CBI director, reports ANI.

Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar who made controversial remarks in a Facebook post has been divested of his duties with an immediate effect.



Except one or two, all the MLAs are in touch with us. They are going to attend the Congress Legislative Party meeting: Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar.



CBI registers 2 fresh FIRs related to alleged abuse of children in shelter homes in Bihar.

3 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLCs - Yadava Reddy, Bhupathi Reddy and Ramesh Nayak - have been disqualified from Telangana Legislative council on grounds of defection.

Sheila Dikshit ahead of taking charge as president of Delhi Congress: Politics is full of challenges, we will strategise accordingly. BJP and AAP both are a challenge; we will meet the challenges together. There is nothing on .alliance with AAP yet.



Supreme Court agrees to hear a plea challenging Nageswara Rao's appointment as interim CBI director: The plea also seeks transparency in the process of short-listing, selection and appointment of the CBI Director.



Retired judge of Delhi High Court Justice Kailash Gambhir wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind, objecting to collegium's decision recommending elevation of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari to the Supreme Court.

Congress workers protest outside the hotel in Gurugram where Karnataka BJP MLAs are staying. Protestors allege BJP is indulging in horse trading.



Punjab: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Jaitu, Master Baldev resigns from the party.

One dead, one injured after being shot at by unidentified assailants in Hajipur, Bihar. Police begin an investigation.



NHRC notice to Rajasthan government: The NHRC has issued a notice to the Rajasthan government over reports that the head of a baby allegedly got separated from the body during delivery at a state-run hospital in Jaisalmer.

The two MLAs(who withdrew support from Karnataka Govt) are not affiliated with any party. They are independents. There is no need to hype it up so much. It is all a media hype, says former prime minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda.

Kerala: Two women on their way to #SabarimalaTemple stopped by protesters at Neelimala. Police at the spot.



Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Gegong Apang quits BJP: In a major jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Assembly Elections 2019, former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Gegong Apang on Tuesday resigned from the primary membership of the party.

Devika, Laxmi keep Maharashtra's chances alive in Khelo Boxing: Local pugilists Devika Ghorpade and Laxmi Patil on Tuesday stormed into the semi-finals of the girls under-17 boxing event of the Khelo India Youth Games in Maharashtra’s Pune.

Cabinet likely to consider capital infusion proposal for Exim Bank: The Union Cabinet in its meeting, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is likely to consider fund infusion in Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) on Wednesday, according to sources.

Flight operation delayed: Due to expected low visibility at Delhi (DEL), Varanasi (VNS), Bengaluru (BLR), Chennai (MAA) and Amritsar (ATQ), all departures/arrivals and their consequential flights might get affected: SpiceJet.

Petrol price marginally slashed, diesel witnessed another hike: Petrol and diesel prices at Rs 70.33/litre and Rs. 64.59/litre respectively in Delhi. In Mumbai, a litre of petrol is sold for Rs 75.97 while a litre of diesel priced at Rs 67.62 on Wednesday.



British Prime Minister Theresa May suffers crushing defeat over Brexit deal: May's Brexit divorce deal was defeated by a margin of 202 to 432 - a majority of 230, in parliament on Tuesday, further complicating the country's historic exit from the EU and triggering a no-confidence motion against her government.  

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First Published : 16 Jan 2019, 07:43:34 AM