LIVE News Updates: Sensex plummets 1,145 points to finish at 49,744; Nifty tanks 306 points

Sensex plummets 1,145.44 pts to finish at 49,744.32; Nifty tanks 306.05 pts to 14,675.70.

LIVE News Updates: Sensex plummets 1,145 points to finish at 49,744; Nifty tanks 306 points
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22 Feb 2021, 3:57 PM

Sensex plummets 1,145.44 points to finish at 49,744.32; Nifty tanks 306.05 points

Sensex plummets 1,145.44 pts to finish at 49,744.32; Nifty tanks 306.05 pts to 14,675.70.

22 Feb 2021, 3:25 PM

In an agriculture-dominated country, not listening to farmers is injustice, says Tejashwi

In an agriculture-dominated country, not listening to farmers is injustice. Govt has proved that it is anti-farmer. You (BJP) came in power claiming that inflation will be lowered but prices of fuel and LPG cylinder are sky-rocketing: Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav

22 Feb 2021, 2:16 PM

Farm laws designed to destroy agricultural system & give business to Modi’s friends, says Rahul

Entire world can see the difficulty faced by Indian farmers but the Govt in Delhi is unable to understand the pain of the farmers. We have pop stars who are commenting on the situation of the farmers, but the Indian Govt is not interested: Rahul Gandhi, in Muttil, Wayanad, Kerala

They're not going to take back these 3 new laws unless they're forced & there's a reason for it. The reason is that these 3 laws are designed to destroy the agricultural system in India & give the entire business to 2-3 of Mr Narendra Modi's friends: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Agriculture is the only business that belongs to Bharat Mata. Every other business belongs to somebody or the other. A few people want to own this business & these 3 laws are designed to allow 2-3 people to own & control Indian agriculture: Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad, Kerala

In my Parliament speech, I said in Hindi, 'hum do hamare do'. Two people in the Govt are partnering with two people outside the Govt: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

22 Feb 2021, 1:51 PM

Rahul Gandhi takes out a tractor rally from Thrikkaipatta to Muttil in Wayanad district

Kerala: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi takes out a tractor rally from Thrikkaipatta to Muttil in Wayanad district.

22 Feb 2021, 1:23 PM

FIR registered in Amboli Police Station against a few restaurants and pubs in Mumbai's Andheri West

FIR has been registered in Amboli Police Station against a few restaurants and pubs on Veera Desai Road in Mumbai's Andheri West for violating COVID-19 norms last night: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

22 Feb 2021, 1:01 PM

Due to rising COVID cases in Nagpur, schools, colleges to remain closed till March 7

Due to rising COVID cases in Nagpur Dist, schools, colleges, coaching classes to remain closed till Mar 7, main markets to remain closed on weekends. Hotels,restaurants to run at 50% capacity and marriage halls to be closed after Feb25 till Mar 7:Nitin Raut, guardian minister, Nagpur

22 Feb 2021, 12:36 PM

When Modi became PM, he ridiculed MGNREGA but during COVID, it played as saviour, says Rahul

When Narendra Modi became PM, he ridiculed Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act saying it was an insult to Indians but the same man was forced during COVID to increase money given under MGNREGA & accepted that it played as a saviour: Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi

22 Feb 2021, 12:26 PM

The Speaker's ruling is incorrect, this is murder of democracy, says V Narayanasamy

The Speaker's ruling is incorrect. BJP govt at the Centre, NR Congress & AIADMK have succeeded in dislodging our govt by using voting power used by 3 nominated members. This is murder of democracy. The people of Puducherry and this country will teach them a lesson: V.Narayanasamy

22 Feb 2021, 12:25 PM

SC adjourns case for 4 weeks, involving initiation of contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra

Supreme Court adjourns the case for 4 weeks, involving the initiation of contempt proceedings against stand up comedian, Kunal Kamra, for his alleged tweets against judiciary. Attorney General KK Venugopal had last year granted his consent to initiate the contempt proceedings.

22 Feb 2021, 12:24 PM

Mehbooba Mufti unanimously re-elected as the president of J and K PDP

Mehbooba Mufti unanimously re-elected as the president of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party for a period of 3 years.

22 Feb 2021, 12:07 PM

UP govt presents first paperless budget in Assembly

The Yogi Adityanath government on Monday presented its first paperless budget in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

UP Budget 2021 | The name of the airport under construction in district Ayodhya will be Maryada Purushottam Shriram Airport. I propose a budget provision of Rs 101 crores for it: UP Finance Minister Suresh Khanna

The budget includes new schemes of Rs 27,598.40 crore

The budget presented by Finance Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna is over Rs 37,410 crore more than the previous year's budget size

22 Feb 2021, 12:05 PM

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy meets Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, tenders resignation

22 Feb 2021, 11:38 AM

Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy loses trust vote in Assembly, government falls

22 Feb 2021, 11:36 AM

Bombay High Court grants bail to Varavara Rao on medical grounds

Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay High Court grants bail to Varavara Rao on medical grounds. He has been granted bail on the condition that he has to remain in Mumbai and should be available for investigation

22 Feb 2021, 11:21 AM

Supreme Court issues notice in plea by Amazon against Delhi HC stay on Future Reliance deal status quo

SC issues notice to Future Retail, others on Amazon's plea against Delhi HC direction to maintain status quo on Future-Reliance deal.

Proceedings before NCLT will go on but will not culminate into any final order on amalgamation of FRL with Reliance:SC on Amazon plea

22 Feb 2021, 11:05 AM

Supreme Court today allows Karti Chidambaram to travel aboard

INX Media case: Supreme Court today allows Karti Chidambaram to travel aboard with the condition that he will have to deposit an amount of Rs 2 crores and submit his detailed itinerary before his travel

22 Feb 2021, 11:04 AM

Rahul Gandhi reaches Wayanad district to inaugurate Poothadi Grama Panchayat Kudumpasree Sangamam

Kerala: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reaches Wayanad district to inaugurate Poothadi Grama Panchayat Kudumpasree Sangamam and Vidhya Vahini bus distribution at Infant Jesus School in Kenichira

22 Feb 2021, 11:03 AM

We follow two language system but BJP is trying forcibly to implement Hindi: Puducherry CM

In Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, we follow the two language system but BJP is trying forcibly to implement Hindi: Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy in the assembly

22 Feb 2021, 11:03 AM

Maharashtra: 5 killed as car collides with bus in Ahmednagar

Five occupants of a car were killed when their vehicle collided with a bus in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district in the wee hours of Monday, police said.

22 Feb 2021, 10:45 AM

It is clear that people of Puducherry trust us: Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy in assembly

We formed the government with the support of DMK and independent MLAs. After that, we faced various elections. We have won all the by-elections. It is clear that people of Puducherry trust us: Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy in assembly

22 Feb 2021, 10:45 AM

Finance Minister Suresh Khanna will table the budget today in UP Assembly

Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna with the budget briefcase. He will table the budget today in UP Assembly.

22 Feb 2021, 10:26 AM

Delhi: 35-year-old woman arrested on the charges of murdering her husband, case registered at Fatehpur Beri police station

22 Feb 2021, 10:26 AM

DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran takes part in a demonstration against the LPG price hike

Chennai: DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran takes part in a demonstration against the LPG price hike, at Valluvar Kottam, Tamil Nadu

22 Feb 2021, 10:03 AM

Maharashtra Minister Chhagan Bhujbal tests positive for COVID19

22 Feb 2021, 10:03 AM

Jammu and Kashmir: A suspicious object found at the railway crossing at Kenihama Nowgam station

Jammu and Kashmir: A suspicious object found at the railway crossing at Kenihama Nowgam station; security deployed

22 Feb 2021, 10:03 AM

Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy arrives at the assembly, to face floor test today

22 Feb 2021, 10:03 AM

Curfew to be imposed in Amravati and Achalpur from 8 pm on Feb 22 to 6 am on Mar 1

Maharashtra | A curfew will be imposed in Amravati Municipal Corporation and Achalpur Municipal Council limits from 8 pm on February 22 to 6 am on March 1. During this curfew, only essentials shops will be open from 8 am to 3 pm: Shailesh Naval, Collector, Amravati District

22 Feb 2021, 9:49 AM

We are going for the floor test today: RKR Anantharaman Chief Whip Puducherry

We are going for the floor test today. Till now, we have the majority: RKR Anantharaman Chief Whip Puducherry

22 Feb 2021, 9:36 AM

Delhi: Police arrests 22-year-old man for stabbing his mother to death to buy liquor

Delhi: Police have arrested a 22-year-old man for stabbing his mother to death over money to buy liquor, in Khajoori Khas area

22 Feb 2021, 9:35 AM

Son held for killing mother, looting jewellery in UP

The 24-year-old son of a jeweller allegedly murdered his mother and looted valuables worth over Rs one crore from her house in the Saroj Nagar Colony of Aligarh

22 Feb 2021, 9:29 AM

India reports 14,199 new COVID-19 cases, 9,695 discharges, and 83 deaths

22 Feb 2021, 9:28 AM

Sensex up 48 points in opening trade, currently at 50,938; Nifty at 14,996

22 Feb 2021, 9:28 AM

The budget session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly commences today

Bhopal: The budget session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly commences today with adherence to COVID19 guidelines. The session will continue till March 26

22 Feb 2021, 9:26 AM

I am supporting the existing government, says V Ramachandran, Independent MLA, Puducherry

I am supporting the existing government. I don't want to change my opinion. I think the existing minister will not have majority support in the assembly: V Ramachandran, Independent MLA (MAHE constituency) at Puducherry Assembly

22 Feb 2021, 9:06 AM

Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy leaves for the Legislative Assembly from his residence

Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy leaves for the Legislative Assembly from his residence. Puducherry assembly to hold floor test today

22 Feb 2021, 8:45 AM

Air force plane crash kills 6 in Mexico's Veracruz state

Six members of Mexico's military were killed when the plane they were in crashed in the southeastern state of Veracruz.

A statement from Mexico's Secretary of Defence on Sunday said the accident took place in the morning when the air force's Learjet 45 was taking off from the airport in the city of Xalapa.

The statement did not say what caused the crashed or how many people were on board the plane. But it said that six members of the military were killed and an investigation was underway.

Local media reported that the plane left and runway and burst into flames.

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