Sachin Pilot sacked as Rajasthan Deputy CM after he spurns Congress, Mukesh Ambani ascends to the position of the sixth richest person in the world and more, in today’s news wrap.
Sachin Pilot sacked as Rajasthan Deputy CM; Gehlot blames BJP for crisis
This comes after at least 102 MLAs of the Congress party from Rajasthan demanded action against Pilot, after he skipped the second Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting in Jaipur on Tuesday. Read More
Iran drops India from Chabahar railway line project as it nears China deal
The entire project would be completed by March 2022, and the Iranian Railways will proceed without assistance from India. Read More
Bihar declares total lockdown from July 16 after spike in cases
There will be a total lockdown in Bihar from July 16-31 to contain the spread of COVID-19, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday announced. On his official Twitter handle, Modi said the 15-day lockdown will remain in force at all municipal, district, sub divisional and block headquarters level and that guidelines were being prepared. Read More
MPs who attended Parl meet asked to quarantine for a week after staff tests positive
All lawmakers who attended a Parliamentary Committee meeting a few days back have beek asked to go into self-quarantine for seven days. Read More
Sachin Pilot removes Congress from Twitter bio, says 'truth can't be defeated'
Cracking the whip on the rebel leader, the party also removed his loyalists Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena from the state cabinet. Read More
Mukesh Ambani leapfrogs Google founders to become sixth richest person in the world
Ambani, 63, had just last week surpassed Warren Buffett to become the eighth richest person in the world. Read More
Hardeep Puri calls out Priyanka Gandhi on bungalow extension request
She had rubbished claims that she had requested Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for an extension of her tenure beyond August 1. Read More
Your view: Nepal PM claims 'Lord Rama is Nepali'; your thoughts?
In a stunning claim, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed that Lord Rama was born in Nepal and not in India. Have Your Say
QUIZ: How much do you know about the cow?
On ‘Cow Appreciation Day’, observed annually on July 14, here’s a totally non-controversial quiz on the loveable ruminant. Click To Participate
VIDEO: Ashok Gehlot insults Rajasthan governor
After the Congress sacked his rival Sachin Pilot as deputy CM, Gehlot went to see the state governor Kalraj Mishra. Read More