Before you start the day, take a look at the major events in the country. From Samsung Galaxy S10 India launch to Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA's rally in Tamil Nadu and Telangana, here are some of the most important news events scheduled for today that will be keenly watched.
1. NCLAT to hear RCom's plea for insolvency
Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) to hear Reliance Communications' plea to proceed with insolvency process today.
A two-member bench headed by Chairman Justice S J Mukhopadhaya on February 12 said a matter is also pending before the Supreme Court against RCom
and hence adjourned it.
"As the matter is pending before the Hon'ble Supreme Court, we adjourn the matter. "Post the case 'for orders' on March 6, 2019. Parties will inform the development," the appellate tribunal said. Read on...
2. Samsung Galaxy 'S10' series to hit stores today
Samsung will launch the new "Galaxy S10" smartphones in India today. The flagship series is likely to be launched by DJ Koh, Samsung's Head Mobile Business.
Last week, Samsung India opened pre-booking for the Galaxy 'S10' series smartphones, starting from Rs 55,900. The 1TB Galaxy S10+ smartphone will be available for Rs 1,17,900, 512GB and 128GB storage variants will be priced Rs 91,900 and Rs 73,900, respectively. Read on...
3. SC to hear plea for Rafale judgment recall
The Supreme Court is likely to hear the petitions seeking a recall and review of its judgment giving a clean chit to the Modi government on acquiring 36 Rafale jet fighters in a ready-to-fly condition from French company Dassault Aviation.
The top court had, on December 14, 2018, dismissed four petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the purchase of the jet fighters, saying the decision-making process was not in doubt and that it cannot go into the question of pricing and the choice of offset Indian partner by Dassault. Read on...
4. Facebook V-P to depose before Parliamentary panel today
Facebook Vice-President Joel Kaplan will appear before the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology (IT) to elucidate what it and its subsidiaries WhatsApp and Instagram are doing to safeguard the citizen rights across platforms.
Ajit Mohan, Vice President and Managing Director, India, and Ankhi Das, Director (Public, Policy and Programmes) will accompany Kaplan, IANS reported, quoting sources. Read on...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
will address a rally at Kelambakkam, near Chennai today.
The rally will also be attended by leaders of other National
Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties from Tamil Nadu, including All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders K. Palaniswami and O. Panneerselvam, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leaders S. Ramadoss and Anbumani Ramadoss and Puthiya Tamilagam (PT) leader S. Krishnasamy. Read on...
6. Madras HC to hear investor's plea against IIFL's bond issue
The Madras High Court will today hear a Chennai-based investor’s petition against India Infoline Finance Ltd's (IIFL) public issue to raise Rs 2,000 crore after the government started a probe against the company in the NSEL scam.
Rakesh P Sheth has appealed the court to stay IIFL’s offering, which opened on January 22 and closes on February 21. Sheth's petition alleges the public issue breached the law because the Corporate Affairs Ministry’s Serious Fraud Investigation Office has advised that market regulator Sebi take stringent action against the company and prevention directors for fundraising. Read on...
7. Amit Shah to launch BJP Lok Sabha campaign in Telangana today
BJP Chief Amit Shah would launch the party's campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections
in Telangana with a meeting to be held at Nizamabad today.
Shah would attend the party's cluster meeting at Nizamabad. Read on...
Congress President Rahul Gandhi
will host ambassadors of G20 countries at a hotel in New Delhi. According to sources, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and other senior Congress leaders will also attend the lunch. Senior Congress leader and former minister Anand Sharma has been coordinating with the ambassadors and heads of missions of G20 countries for the lunch. Read on...