Budget Session 2018 of Parliament kicks off today; top 10 points
Budget 2018: Today, on January 29, the first the Budget Session of Parliament is set to commence. On the day 1 of the budget session, finance minister Arun Jaitley will present the Economic Survey 2018 before the parliament. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint sitting of the two Houses on January 29. The first phase of the budget session will start on January 29 and will run until February 9. Thereafter a recess will take place and the Parliament will meet again from March 5 to April 6.
Jammu and Kashmir police lodges FIR against Army personnel on Shopian deaths
The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case against Army personnel involved in yesterday’s firing incident in Shopian district where two civilians died while nine others were injured. The case was registered under sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Ranbir Penal Code, officials said. The FIR was registered against the personnel of 10, Garhwal unit, of the Army. A Major, who led the Army personnel at the time of the incident, was also mentioned in the FIR, officials said.
Government to ensure Triple Talaq bill passage; will talk to parties
The government today said it would “leave no stone unturned” to ensure the passage of the triple talaq bill in the Budget session of Parliament starting today, and asserted that it would talk to various parties for a consensus on the issue. The government met leaders of political parties at a meeting in Parliament House today and also sought their cooperation in ensuring the success of the crucial session during which the Union Budget would be presented.
Kasganj violence: 112 arrested, situation remains tense
As many as 112 people were arrested and security forces personnel intensified vigil in the strife-torn Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh where the situation remained tense but peaceful yesterday, two days after clashes between two communities claimed one life. In the evening, the UP Police said the situation was headed towards normalcy. They also said three drone cameras had been deployed for aerial surveillance. Explosives were found during house-to-house searches following which the state police chief said the stringent National Security Act (NSA) would be invoked against the culprits. The Yogi Adityanath-led government, meanwhile, stressed that the guilty would not be spared.
Oppo A83 priced at Rs 13,990; Alluring entry level phone with good performance
Chinese mobile handsets are a great choice in the mid-range segment, because they balance a very good spec sheet at modest price points. Devices from Oppo are a case in point. Given that the Indian consumer has a heavy appetite for taking selfies on most social occasions, this Chinese device maker is making the most out of the opportunity. At regular intervals, this fast-growing brand has been introducing selfie-focused phones with advanced front camera technology.