07 Feb, 23:43 (IST)

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Wednesday, February 7, rejected ceasefire demands from Hamas. Benjamin Netanyahu said that fighting will continue until a "complete and decisive victory".Netanyahu Rejects Ceasefire Demands From Hamas

07 Feb, 22:52 (IST)

On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill 2024, thereby completing the exercise for passage of the interim budget 2024-25. The Finance Bill 2024 does not propose any change in the tax structure as the final budget will be tabled in July after the new government assumes office post the general elections in April-May.

07 Feb, 22:10 (IST)

Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi and her daughter and RJD MP Misa Bharti arrived in Delhi today. They will appear before the Rouse Avenue Court on February 9 in connection with the "Land for Job" scam case.

07 Feb, 21:19 (IST)

Shiv Sena UBT MP Arvind Sawant, on Wednesday, February 7, spoke about the election commission declaring the Ajit Pawar faction as a real NCP. "Election Commission is working under someone’s direction nowadays; they are not working as per the law," Arvind Sawant said. He also said that the EC did the same with the Shiv Sena UBT faction. "Our legal battle against these issues will continue, but this is a blot on the democracy," he added.Watch Video:

07 Feb, 20:24 (IST)

Rajasthan Minister Jhabar Singh Kharra, on Wednesday, February 7, said that the BJP has only one belief that there should be one law in the country. Speaking on UCC, he said, "After the Lok Sabha elections, this law may come in Rajasthan too."

07 Feb, 19:45 (IST)

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, on Wednesday, February 7, attacked the National Democratic Front. Speaking to the media, Mallikarjun Kharge said, "NDA means 'No Data Available'. They have no data. They can't speak the truth, they keep lying."Watch Video

07 Feb, 19:01 (IST)

The Uttarakhand Assembly, on Wednesday, February 7, passed the Uniform Civil Code Bill in the assembly. The Uniform Civil Code Uttarakhand 2024 Bill, which was introduced by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami-led state government, was passed in the House today. Speaking to the media after the UCC Bill was passed, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said, "This is a special day. The law has been made. The UCC has been passed. Soon, it will be sent to the President. We will implement it in the state as a law, as soon as the President signs it."Watch Video:

07 Feb, 18:22 (IST)

The Uniform Civil Code Uttarakhand 2024 Bill, introduced by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami-led state government, was passed in the House today, February 7. With the passing of the UCC bill in the Assembly, Uttarakhand has become the first state in the country to implement the Uniform Civil Code.

07 Feb, 17:46 (IST)

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, on Wednesday, February 7, spoke on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the assembly. "This is not an ordinary bill. India is a huge country but our state got the opportunity to create history and give a direction to the whole country," he said. Pushkar Singh Dhami also said that the dream that the Constitution makers saw is going to go on the ground and become a reality.Watch Video

07 Feb, 16:58 (IST)

Shiv Sena UBT MP Priyanka Chaturvedi, on Wednesday, February 7, attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his reply to the Motion of Thanks to the President's Address. "I have never seen a bigger fan of Jawaharlal Nehru than PM Modi. He speaks of Jawaharlal Nehru in all his speeches. It would have been better if he spoke on his work," she said.

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The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) 2024 Bill was introduced by the Uttarakhand government on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, in the Assembly, paving the way for the creation of comparable laws in other BJP-ruled states. Uttarakhand will be the first state to implement the UCC if it passes. The Bill suggests a common law on marriage, divorce, property inheritance, and cohabitation for all people, regardless of faith, but it exempts the tribal group from its jurisdiction. This marks the completion of a significant task on the BJP's agenda and comes right before the Lok Sabha elections.

A massive fire broke out at a firecracker factory in Harda, Madhya Pradesh, leaving many people injured and causing a heartbreaking loss of life. Nine people have died in the event, according to official sources, while almost 200 more people have been injured in the incident. According to the police, three people have been detained, including the owner of the factory on Tuesday, February 6.Debris removal is underway, while the police presence was also increased in the area.

The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024, which attempts to combat cheating and fraud in government recruitment examinations and competitive admission tests, was approved by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The law addresses entrance examinations like the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), as well as exams administered by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) and the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Legitimate candidates and students, as specified in the bill, are released from all legal action resulting from its requirements. Jitendra Singh, the minister of state for personnel and training, introduced the measure in the lower house, stating that its goal was to safeguard the rights of worthy applicants and students.

Sharad Pawar, the veteran political figure, has lost the fight with his nephew Ajit Pawar over the name and symbol of the party he formed. The Election Commission has given both to the Nationalist Congress Party group headed by Ajit Pawar, just as how the Sena vs Sena contest transpired. It also implies that the Ajit Pawar group will be able to seize control of the party's assets and block accounts, which may severely impair the other faction's finances. According to sources, the Commission's choice was determined by the groups' combined power. The majority of the 53 MLAs from the NCP in the Maharashtra Assembly belonged to the group headed by Ajit Pawar.

India dispatched over 3.5 tonnes of supplies, including medications, to Zambia on Tuesday in an effort to assist the nation in combating a cholera outbreak. According to officials, commercial cargo aircraft were used to transport the assistance. “Following an outbreak of cholera in Zambia, India today sent humanitarian aid on commercial cargo aircraft. The aid weighing approximately 3.5 tonnes comprises water purification supplies, chlorine tablets, and hydration in the form of ORS sachets”, an official said.