India's economic growth slowed to 4.7 per cent in October-December 2019, according to official data released on Friday.
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was registered at 5.6 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2018-19, as per the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO).
During the nine-month period (April-December 2019), the Indian economy grew 5.1 per cent as against 6.3 per cent in the same period a year ago.
The GDP growth rate for the first quarter of 2019-20 was revised to 5.6 per cent, and for the second quarter to 5.1 per cent.
Delhi: Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) distributes food to people in Shiv Vihar area in northeast Delhi which witnessed violence in the last few days
Congress leaders Mukul Wasnik, Tariq Anwar, Sushmita Dev and Shaktisinh Gohil arrive at Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital to meet people who were injured in the North East Delhi violence.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Bhubaneshwar: What happened in Delhi is very upsetting. It should not have happened. Police personnel and an IB officer lost their lives along with several people. The victims' families should be given help and peace should return.
Elgar Parishad case in Special NIA Court: Next date of hearing is 13th March.
Maharashtra: Former BJP MLA Narendra Mehta has been booked for allegedly raping a woman social worker on several counts. Complainant alleges, "He has been establishing sexual relations with me forcibly since 1999. When I opposed, he threatened to kill me". The MLA is absconding.
Delhi High Court says - At present the exams scheduled from 2nd March onwards will be held as scheduled, subject to the situation on the ground.
Delhi: Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) distributes food to people in Shiv Vihar area which witnessed violence in the last few days.
2012 Delhi gang-rape case: Fourth death row convict in the case, Pawan Kumar Gupta, files a curative petition before the Supreme Court seeking direction to commute his death sentence to life imprisonment.
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal interacts with some locals in Maujpur area in North East Delhi. He says, "I have come here to see myself how things are on ground".
Thane: Fire breaks out at the terrace of an under-construction building in Naupada. Fire tenders present at the spot. More details awaited.
Opposition party leaders have written to the President seeking his intervention for the establishment of peace and restoration of normalcy.
The Gujarat government has requested the Centre to evacuate 340 Indian fishermen, mostly from the state, who are stranded at a port in Iran after the authorities there have shut the nearby airports and barred people's movement due to the coronavirus scare.
Gujarat minister Raman Patkar has e-mailed a letter to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday, urging him to bring back the fishermen.
Patkar, who represents Umargam seat of Valsad district, said these fishermen are stuck at Bandar-e-Chiru of Hormozgan Province in Iran and could not return to India as Iranian authorities have sealed the airports and not allowing people to go out of the country.
Delhi High Court today issued notice to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on a petition challenging his election alleging that he has concealed facts in his election affidavit. The petition was filed by BJP leader Ravinder Singh Negi.
Nawab Malik, Maharashtra Minister: High Court had given its nod to give 5% reservation to Muslims in government educational institutions. Last govt did not take any action on it. So we have announced that we will implement the HC's order in the form of law as soon as possible.
NATO's ruling council will meet Friday for urgent talks on the Syria crisis after at least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike blamed on Damascus.
"The North Atlantic Council, which includes the ambassadors of all 29 NATO allies, will meet on Friday 28 February following a request by Turkey to hold consultations under article 4 of NATO's founding Washington Treaty on the situation in Syria," the alliance said in a statement.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi deputes 5-member team to visit riot-affected areas in northeast Delhi and submit detailed report to her.
Death toll climbs to 42 in Delhi violence, according to NDTV
Kin of victims in Delhi violence angry with media for not asking questions to PM Modi, Amit Shah.
They are asking media that why they are not showing the truth.
Congress leader Kapil Sibal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi woke up after 69 hours and appealed for peace and calm in Delhi. He should have done it earlier. But Home Minister Amit Shah made no such appeal. The Home Minister should have visited the affected areas.
Maharashtra: A computer teacher has been arrested for allegedly molesting 15 girl students during a computer class at a govt school in Mahape area of Navi Mumbai. He has been remanded to police custody till March 2. FIR registered under sections of IPC&POCSO Act.
Delhi: Municipal corporation workers clean roads at Kabir Nagar in Babarpur area ahead of Friday prayers.
An earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter scale was recorded at 10.48 am, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh said.
SC grants anticipatory bail till March 6 to Congress leader Hardik Patel in 2015 case related to violence during Patidar stir in Gujarat.
DMK MLA from Gudiyatham constituency, S Kathavarayan passes away in a Chennai hospital, due to illness.
Ghaziabad: Bodies of four persons found in a house in Arthala area; Police has recovered a suicide note, further investigation underway.
SC to hear on Monday plea seeking transfer of rape case against ex-minister Swami Chinmayanand from UP to Delhi court.
Senior IPS officer SN Shrivastava will be the next Delhi police commissioner, says MHA official.
Delhi Police on Thursday issued an appeal requesting people, including media persons, to come forward and give their statements and share video footage in connection with the violence in northeast Delhi.
The appeal read, "Whereas incidents of clashes have taken place in the northeast district, Delhi since February 23. All those who are witnesses to the incidents or have captured any activity on their mobile phones or camera, are hereby requested to come forward and give their statements, footage and picture in their possession at DCP office, northeast district, Seelampur, Delhi, during office hours, on any working day within seven days." Police said witnesses can also contact on mobile numbers -- 8750871221, 8750871227 -- to share information.
The identity of the witnesses will be kept secret, they said.
South Korea reported 256 new coronavirus cases on Friday, taking its total -- the highest in the world outside China -- to 2,022, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
More than 90 per cent of the new cases were in Daegu -- the city at the epicentre of the outbreak in South Korea -- and the neighbouring North Gyeongsang province, it added, with no further deaths keeping the toll at 13.