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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 05 Mar 2019, 02:20:21 PM
Top stories of March 5, 2019.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will sound the poll bugle in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday by addressing a rally of BJP in Dhar district. BJP workers, mainly from tribal-dominated Dhar and Ratlam-Jhabua Lok Sabha seats, will take part in the Vijay Sankalp rally, a party functionary said on Monday. On the other hand, Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit Odisha again on Tuesday. He will address two public meetings in Jeypore and Bargarh. This will be Gandhi's third visit to Odisha this year before the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state. Arguing that New Delhi had failed to assure America that it would provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors, US President Donald Trump on Monday informed the US Congress about his intent to terminate the designation of India and Turkey as a beneficiary developing country under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme. Stay hooked here for all the latest from India and around the world through the day.

AgustaWestland case: Tihar jail authorities tells Delhi's Patiala House Court that alleged middleman Christian Michel has been moved to high risk ward in view of recent the Pulwama attack.

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad: There is a growing competition between senior leaders of the Congress party as to who is more vocal in lowering the morale of the security forces.

Mumbai Police has arrested 3 people with 1,845 kg of red Sandalwood with worth approximately Rs 9.225 crore.

INDvsAUS 2nd ODI: Australia wins toss, opts to bowl against India in Nagpur.

Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector, district Rajouri at 1130 hours, today.

Supreme Court reserves order on the plea of National Lawyers' Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reform seeking direction that all advocates with a practice spanning over a tenure of 30 years or more to be designated as "senior".

Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding Fire & Fury Corps visited forward locations in the Siachen sector yesterday. He reviewed the security situation and was briefed on the operational preparedness being maintained in the sector.



Delhi Police has registered a case under sections 465 and 469 of the Indian Penal Code against one AV Dandiya, in connection with video posted by him on social media featuring a fake audio clip of Union Minister Rajnath Singh.


Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the National Launching Ceremony of Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Pension Yojana (PM-SYM Scheme 2019) for unorganised workers, in Ahmedabad.









Neeraj Pandey, Commander Officer, 43 RR on Tral encounter: Two terrorists were neutralised today, two AK-47s and other war-like stores were recovered from them. Both the terrorists were associated with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM).



Neeraj Pandey, Commander Officer, 43 RR on Tral encounter: Two terrorists were neutralised today, two AK-47s and other war-like stores were recovered from them. Both the terrorists were associated with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM).



K Balakrishnan, CPI-M (Communist Party of India-Marxist): Also, in the by-elections, we will support DMK (Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) in all the constituencies.

Telugu Desam Party: It is unfortunate that TRS has made it a personal agenda to attack companies serving TDP. This is motivated, and the future of these companies have been jeopardised to YCP and TRS conspiracy. Such heinous acts will not get unnoticed.

Telugu Desam Party: We have come across media reports on data leaks. Opposition and parties supporting opposition have used force and unauthorised means to spread misinformation. This has caused a lot of damage to the reputation to our party that has been operating over 37 years.

K Balakrishnan, CPI-M: In the upcoming Parliament Elections, to defeat BJP-AIADMK-PMK alliance in Tamil Nadu, CPI-M has made an agreement with DMK. We have allied on 2 parliamentary constituencies out of 40 constituencies in Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry.




Ghosn's bail would end 'cruel and brutal detention': Family lawyer







Finance Minister Arun Jaitley interacts with office bearers of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) & its industry members.




Japan prosecutors appeal decision granting Ghosn bail.







"I'm not running, but I'm going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe," Hillary Clinton rules out another presidential run.  

TTV Dhinakaran files an appeal before the Supreme Court challenging the order of the Delhi High Court dismissing his petition in connection with the dispute over the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (AIADMK) "two leaves" election symbol case.

Union minister VK Singh on Congress leader Digvijay Singh terming Pulwama terrorist attack an “accident”, in Ranchi: With due respect, I would like to ask Digvijaya Singh Ji, was Rajiv Gandhi's assassination an accident or a terror incident?

Union Minister P Javadekar on Digvijaya Singh terms Pulwama Attack an ‘accident’: Congress ko kya hogya hai?Desh ki jan bhawna se ek dum ulti baat karte hain,sena ki jankari ko jhutla rahe hain.Aisa kisi lok tantra desh mein nahi hota jahan sena par hi avishwas darshaya jata hai.


Supreme Court agrees to hear a PIL against the law that gives power to courts to force a separated couple to stay together through decree for Restitution of Conjugal rights. A bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi & Justice Sanjiv Khanna refers the case to a three-judge bench for hearing.







Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi welcomes Ferozepur MP  Sher Singh Ghubaya (Akali Dal) to the party.


Jagannath Temple reform case: Amicus curiae Ranjit Kumar has filed a detailed report following his visit to the temple. In his report, he has stated about the conditions in Puri's Jagannath temple compared to reform measures.

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: We are in favour of 200 point roster & we are going to give it. Only wait for last Cabinet meeting & two more days and university community will get justice. I am very sure because Modi govt stands for social justice.

IAS officer P Venkata Ramesh Babu has been appointed as Director General, National Archives of India, Ministry of Culture. He is presently Chairman and Managing Director, Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd, Ministry of Power.

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: We have a system of 200 point roster where university is regarded as one unit but the court decided against it & directed for departmental roster. We never agreed to this position so, we filed a review petition that also stands dismissed now.

Supreme Court issues notice to the Union of India & Assam govt, seeking their response within 4 weeks, after hearing a petition filed by Assam State Jamait Ulama E Hind challenging MHA's notifications in Citizenship Bill case.


Supreme Court issues notice to the Centre and seeks response from it within 4 weeks on whether Electric Vehicles Policy & FAME India scheme to promote electric vehicles is being implemented properly







Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti tweets,"Little surprise that with General Elections around the corner,the josh of patriotism hasn't even spared the skies." Y'day,Air India issued a circular to all cabin crew&cockpit crew directing them to say' Jai Hind' aftr any announcement onboard.

Supreme Court agrees to hear a plea against alleged encroachment on the tribal lands.

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea against alleged encroachment on tribal lands.

A Tokyo court on Tuesday granted bail to Carlos Ghosn, the ousted chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd who is fighting charges of financial misconduct, after more than three months in detention, Ghosn’s lawyer said.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has called a meeting of its Delhi leaders to hold a discussion on alliance in Delhi: ANI

Delhi: Police has arrested an active member of Neeraj Bawana gang with a pistol and 14 live cartridges in Bawana. A case has been registered under section 25 of the Arms Act.

Sensex falls over 100 points, Nifty slips below 10,820.

Sheena Bora Murder Case: CBI has replied that Indrani's consent was sought for lie detector test at initial stages of investigation & she had refused for the same. Her lie detector test will not be useful at this stage, as it would not be of much help in terms of evidence value.

Sheena Bora Murder Case: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a reply to Indrani Mukerjea's application in which she had offered to undergo a lie detector test in connection with the case.

ASP Palghar BT Dhandat: On search of a house at Palghar in Maharashtra, we have recovered 183 gelatin sticks, 103 electronic detonators, 345 non-electronic detonators and 21 safety fuse. Two people have been arrested.

Muzaffarpur: Langat Singh College's alumni association has written to the college authorities demanding installation of a statue of CRPF inspector Pintu Singh (who lost his life in Pulwama attack) and naming of a road after him inside the college premises.

Jammu & Kashmir: Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in Tral.

5 flights diverted from Delhi due to low visibility.

White House blasts 'disgraceful and abusive' Democratic probes of Donald Trump.


Delhi: Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 202 in 'Poor' category and PM 10 at 191 in 'Moderate' category, in Lodhi Road area, according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.







Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has received a hero's welcome from thousands of supporters chanting "Yes, you can!" as he returned to Caracas, defying a threat of arrest.

India denied issuing visas for pilgrims visiting Ajmer Sharif Dargah: Pakistan Minister.

Tamil Nadu: 2 people killed, 21 people injured after 3 vehicles collided near Uchipuli, in Ramanathapuram district, in the early morning hours today.


The Republican-led US Senate is set to reject the national emergency Donald Trump declared to build his Mexico border wall, likely forcing the US president's first veto, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un finally arrives home after a long train journey through China following his Hanoi summit with US President Donald Trump.

United States Trade Representative: At direction of President Donald Trump, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that US intends to terminate India’s & Turkey’s designations as Beneficiary Developing Countries under Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program.

China hikes defence budget by 7.5 per cent to $177.61 billion.

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First Published : 05 Mar 2019, 06:46:02 AM

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