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Speaking with industry leaders in a televised interaction on CNBC-TV18, Chief Economic Advisor, Krishnamurthy Subramanian said, "Economic Survey tabled in Parliament on Friday recommends countercyclical fiscal policy and "survey is clear that fiscal support should continue till we reach pre-Covid-19 levels." The CEA added that spends during recessionary times have a much higher multiplier effect on the economy.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting today during which the government will put forth its legislative agenda for the Budget session of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said today.

He said the meeting will be held virtually and an invitation has been extended to floor leaders of all parties.

Union home minister Amit Shah will address a rally in West Bengal today, and attend several programmes as the BJP steps up its campaign in the poll-bound state.

Amit Shah arrived in Kolkata on Friday night and is scheduled to start his public programmes today with a visit to ISKCON (International Society of Krishna Consciousness) in Mayapur and later address a rally at Thakurnagar. He will also address his party's social media volunteers in Kolkata in the evening.

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8:42 PM

Uttarakhand to reopen schools for classes 6 to 12 from Feb 8

Uttarakhand Cabinet decides to reopen schools for classes 6th to 12th from February 8, said State Minister Madan Kaushik according to ANI.
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Case against Shashi Tharoor, senior journalists for misinformation related to tractor rally violence

Case registered at IP Estate Police Station against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, senior journalists & others for their tweets which had fake, misleading & wrong information regarding death of a tractor driver in an accident, to instigate violence amongst protestors, ANI quoted Delhi Police.
8:38 PM

Rebel TMC leaders meet Amit Shah at his residence, in Delhi to join BJP

8:36 PM

JP Nadda announces alliance with AIADMK for Tamil Nadu election

BJP President JP Nadda announces alliance with AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, at a public rally in Madurai.
BJP National President J P Nadda addresses intellectuals' meeting in Siwan. Photo: PTI

8:17 PM

Lt General JS Nain to take over as the Southern Army Commander on February 1

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Nepal to award construction of 679 MW capacity Lower Arun Hydropower Project to SJVN Limited

Nepal decides to award the construction of 679 MW capacity Lower Arun Hydropower Project to SJVN Limited, India: Investment Board, Nepal, according to ANI.
7:58 PM

Delhi Police receives 1,700 video clips, CCTV footage related to tractor rally violence

Delhi Police has received 1,700 video clips, CCTV footage from public related to tractor rally violence: Jt CP (Crime) BK Singh tells PTI
7:14 PM

Ram Nath Kovind launches Pulse Polio Programme for 2021

7:14 PM

SpiceJet to start 20 new domestic flights connecting Jaipur to various cities

SpiceJet says it will start 20 new domestic flights, including 16 services that will be connecting Jaipur to various cities of country, according to PTI.
7:13 PM

ED arrests KRBL director Anoop Gupta in VVIP choppers scam

ED arrests KRBL director Anoop Gupta in VVIP choppers scam money laundering case; court remands him in 5-day agency custody, according to PTI.
7:12 PM

7,187 birds found dead since Dec 25 in Rajasthan: Animal Husbandry

7,187 birds found dead in the state between December 25, 2020, to January 30, 2021. Among the dead birds were 4,976 crows, 427 peacocks, 683 pigeons & 1,101 others. Avian Influenza (Bird flu) has been confirmed in 17 districts, according to Animal Husbandry Department, Rajasthan
6:49 PM

UAE allows citizenship to distinguished professionals to attract talent

With the aim to attract talent, the United Arab Emirates on Saturday approved law amendments allowing citizenship to distinguished professionals including scientists, doctors, authors, according to PTI.

In a tweet, UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said, "We adopted law amendments that allow granting the UAE citizenship to investors, specialized talents and professionals including scientists, doctors, engineers, artists, authors and their families. The new directives aim to attract talents that contribute to our development journey." He further said that the UAE Cabinet, local Emiri courts and executive councils will nominate those eligible for the citizenship under clear criteria set for each category.

"The law allows receivers of the UAE passport to keep their existing citizenship," he added. According to a report by official WAM news agency reported by PTI, the inventors seeking Emirati citizenship will need to obtain one or more patents approved by the UAE Ministry of Economy or any other reputable international body, besides a recommendation letter from the Economy Ministry.

6:06 PM

Sourav Ganguly is doing well, his vital parameters are stable: Hospital

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly is doing well and all his vital parameters are stable, said the medical bulletin issued by Apollo Gleneagles Hospital on Saturday. "Sourav Ganguly, who underwent angioplasty at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata on January 28, 2021 has been examined by Dr Aftab Khan today. He is doing well and all his vital parameters are stable," said the medical bulletin.

On Friday, Ganguly was shifted to a private room from the critical care unit. On Thursday, Ganguly underwent a second round of angioplasty and two stents were inserted in coronary arteries. "The procedure was uneventful. Ganguly is stable and under close observation," said the medical bulletin on Thursday. The Woodlands Hospital had informed through a medical bulletin on Wednesday that Ganguly would be operated upon.

5:49 PM

Enough reasons to believe explosion near Israeli Embassy was a terrorist attack: Envoy

We have enough reasons to believe it was a terrorist attack, said Israeli Ambassador Ron Malka to PTI on Friday evening blast outside embassy. We are not surprised at 'evil attack' as we have been on a higher alert for past few weeks, Israeli envoy to India told PTI. 
All angles being probed, including possible link to 2012 attack on our diplomats here, operations happening around the world, Israeli envoy said. "These attacks by those seeking destablisation in West Asia region can't scare or stop us; Our peace efforts will continue".

We are providing all assistance, information to Indian authorities probing the attack. We're collecting all evidence, including CCTV footage, eyewitness accounts to piece together puzzle to expose perpetrators, the Israeli envoy said according to PTI.
5:39 PM

V K Sasikala to be discharged tomorrow: Bangalore Medical College

The team of doctors attending Sasikala have taken a decision that she is fit for discharge and she will be discharged tomorrow with advice of home quarantine: Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute
5:16 PM

Modi attends prayer meet organised on Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary at Gandhi Smriti

5:15 PM

Rebel TMC leaders reach Delhi to join BJP

5:06 PM

PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Gandhi Smriti on his death anniversary

4:55 PM

Delhi Police questioning Iranians in connection to explosion near Israel Embassy

Delhi Police Special Cell is questioning few Iranians living in the national Capital in connection with yesterday's explosion near Israel Embassy. The foreign nationals being questioned include those whose visas have expired, said Delhi Police according to ANI
4:30 PM

Farmers protesting for 70 days can't resort to violence, impartial probe must be done: Gehlot

Nobody would support Jan 26 violence, we condemn it. Everyone has strongly deplored the farce which some anti-social elements created at Red Fort. Farmers must put forth their demands peacefully. The restraint they showed while protesting for 65 days was commendable. Why are they not initiating a judicial inquiry? Those (farmers) who were protesting peacefully for around 70 days can't do something like this. Impartial probe must be done: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on January 26 violence in Delhi, said Rajasthan CM according to ANI.

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First Published: Jan 30 2021 | 8:29 AM IST

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