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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of February 1

India TV provides breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world from Twitter and other sources of information.

India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: February 01, 2018 23:38 IST

Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:

Breaking News of February 1

11:32 pm: Union Budget 2018 gives new energy in making of New India. The budget focuses on 80% of the country's population especially the farmers and poor people. Farmers of the country have been given the priority: Raman Singh, Chhattisgarh CM (ANI)

11:19 pm: A businessman arrested by Mumbai's Juhu police based on a complaint of stalking and criminal intimidation filed against him by Veteran actor Zeenat Aman (ANI)

11:17 pm: Terrorists fired upon joint post of police and CRPF near J&K's Pulwama. No casualties or injuries reported (ANI)

11:08 pm: 2 students shot inside Los Angeles middle school classroom, female student suspect in custody (AP)

11:04 pm: US reserves right to take military action against Syrian govt if needed to prevent or deter use of chemical weapons (AP)

10:53 pm: US says recent chemical attacks in Syria suggest Assad government is developing new kinds of weapons (AP)

10:48 pm: The girl says she was raped by her neighbor when she was alone at her home. Based on her complaint he was arrested today: Rayees Akhtar, ASP Moradabad (ANI)

10:32 pm: Karni Sena celebrates after Rajasthan by-polls results. Rajput Karni Sena, says 'This is not the victory of a party, it is the victoty of our Sangharsh Samiti. Public supported our Sangharsh & voted against BJP. If BJP follows the same trend, the results will remain the same' (ANI)

10:32 pm: Under an initiative by J&K Assembly speaker Kavinder Gupta, school students visited State Assembly earlier today to witness the ongoing budget session (ANI)

09:30 pm: I was sleeping & this guy was sleeping right opposite me. I felt somebody rubbing my lips. When I opened my eyes, his hand was on my lips. I caught his hand, switched on lights & called for help. Nobody came. I went to see TT. He called for police, who took him with them (ANI)

09:28 pm: Kerala: Malayalam actress allegedly molested on a moving train from Kannur to Thiruvananthapuram (ANI)

09:03 pm: 3 killed in Natural Dairy in Patna's Patliputra due to gas leakage (ANI)

09:02 pm: Telangana State govt always said from starting that agriculture should be emphasized. They have taken a decision after 4 years on agriculture. Decision is good, it should be implemented & funds should be allotted.: Etela Rajender, Telangana Finance Minister (ANI)

09:01 pm: 8th, price rise of essential commodities in general & fuel in particular is another matter of great concern. Besides these points there are issues which may rise. We should altogether adopt a common approach & strategy both inside & outside the Parliament: Ghulam Nabi Azad (ANI)

09:00 pm: 4th institutions are being undermined. 5th, present govt is using Aadhaar as a tool to breach privacy. 6th, Economic health of country remains precarious. 7th, Unemployment is a matter of great concern for the nation & the govt is doing nothing in this regard: Ghulam Nabi Azad (ANI)

09:00 pm: Sonia ji remarked a few things during her speech - 1st, we have to work together on issues of national importance. 2nd, we have to be very careful as far as ideology of hate is concerned. 3rd, rampant incidents of violence across caste& communities: Ghulam Nabi Azad after meeting (ANI)

08:34 pm: It is not a populist budget but a budget which will become popular. When the economy prospers we prosper, says Goa CM Manohar Parrikar (ANI)

08:23 pm: Delhi's Patiala House Court released nine persons who were arrested with demonetised currency notes in connection with Terror Funding case. Earlier today NIA moved an application in the court saying the 9 people are not linked with conspiracy in terror funding case (ANI)

08:22 pm: 1st ODI: South Africa scores 269/8 in 50 overs. India need 270 to win (ANI)

08:21 pm: 950 miners trapped underground in South Africa after power outage (AFP)

08:15 pm: Even though today’s budget for the first time has given more thrust to rural development, agriculture, health, infrastructure etc., it has totally neglected the woes of labour: Virjesh Upadhyay, General Secretary Bharatiya Mazadoor Sangh (ANI)

08:13 pm: Bharatiya Mazadoor Sangh to hold countrywide demonstrations on 2nd February against Budget 2018 (ANI)

08:08 pm: For the first time ever in Rajasthan by polls candidates from ruling party didn't win. Padmaavat was not banned so it took the shape of outrage which was evident on 29th January & its result came today. I would suggest PM to ban it, it's the only solution: Lokendra Singh Kalvi (ANI)

07:44 pm: It's emphatic victory that people have registered for Congress.Thankful to people of Rajasthan. Beyond Rajasthan also, these election results will have an impact as Jumlebaazi, politics of division & venom isn't acceptable: Rajasthan Congress Chief Sachin Pilot (ANI)

07:42 pm: A delegation of students from Aligarh Muslim University met IG Sanjeev Gupta over Kasganj Clashes, AMUSU General Secy says, We've asked IG to nab culprits as soon as possible. We appeal govt to provide compensation of Rs 50 Lakh to Chandan & adequate compensation to all victims' (ANI)

07:27 pm: A revolutionary measure taken in health sector. Almost 50 Crore people, 40% of the population to be benefited by the scheme. For the 1st time such a major health scheme has been announced in India: MP CM Shivraj Singh on National Health Protection Scheme (ANI)

07:09 pm: CBI filed a chargesheet in the Court of Special Judicial Magistrate, CBI Cases, Panchkula against the then Dera Chief based at Sirsa and two doctors in a case related to alleged castration of certain devotees (ANI)

07:02 pm: 2 suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operatives arrested by Kolkata Police STF (ANI)

06:58 pm: Meeting for the opposition parties held at Delhi's Parliament Library Building concludes (ANI)

06:47 pm: Sudeep Lakhtakia assumed office as the Director General of National Security Guard (ANI)

06:41 pm: It would have been better had people been provided relief in Income Tax up to a limit of Rs 5 Lakh. I'm sure a decision will be taken in this regard soon. This was a nation building budget, says Baba Ramdev (ANI)

06:35 pm: Crypto currencies crash after India vows to eliminate their use (Russian Media)

06:30 pm: Chidambaram Sahab had made economy of country bankrupt. Banks were in bad state & had handed over the resources to the rich. PM is giving transparent, policy based administration. Chidambaram was given answer in 2014: Dharmendra Pradhan on P. Chidambaram's remarks on Budget (ANI)

06:30 pm: Search operations in the sector were launched and is underway. Repeated attempts of infiltration in North Kashmir continue to be foiled by the alert Army units based on sound intelligence thus eliminating the nefarious designs of Pak forces to foment trouble in the Valley: Army (ANI)

06:29 pm: A group of 4 terrorists attempted to infiltrate under the cover of darkness and thick jungles in the mountainous terrain in Kalban, Tangdhar but were spotted by troops. They were engaged in heavy fire & terrorists were seen running away into thick jungles towards LoC: Army

06:28 pm: An attempted infiltration bid by Pakistan terrorists was successfully repulsed by alert Army troops in North Kashmir's Tangdhar during the early hours of January 31: Indian Army (ANI)

06:19 pm: Congress establishes unassailable lead in Rajastha's Alwar & Ajmer Lok Sabha seats (PTI)

06:14 pm: There was nothing new at all. It's not a people friendly budget. FM said nothing about unemployment. Medium & Small scale sectors are still suffering. It's a shame that has introduced only 1% education cess: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee (ANI)

06:10 pm: CISF personnel detected one live round of 8 mm in the hand baggage of a passenger travelling to Hyderabad at Delhi's IGI Airport. He was offloaded the flight & handed over to police for further action. Case registered under Arms Act (ANI)

06:01 pm: This budget is for making a New India. It is for the youth of the country, women, farmers, for rural India & poor people living in cities. This is a strong budget, says Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister (ANI)

05:56 pm: They had enough reasons to take the action. The step was not taken in a hurry: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on one IAF officer detained from New Delhi yesterday after he was found indulging in activities through unauthorised electronic devices (ANI)

05:36 pm: US should either stop flying military planes near Russian borders or agree on rules for such flights (Russian Media quoting Defense Ministry)

05:32 pm: Moscow proposes that US halt spy plane flights near Russian borders (Russian Media)

05:31 pm: Alibaba says net profit soars 35% to $3.7 billion in Q3 (AFP)

05:19 pm: Income Tax department has sufficient technology to check tax evasion, black money; action against these being consolidated, says CBDT chairman (ANI)

05:17 pm: Salaried taxpayers, pensioners need no documents, bills to claim Rs 40,000 standard I-T deduction on travel, medical expenses, says CBDT chief Sushil Chandra (ANI)

05:16 pm:Now that the announcement has been made for defence corridor, the first one will be built starting at Tamil Nadu, linking Chennai and Bengaluru. Announcement for the second corridor will soon be made: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (ANI)

05:15 pm: TMC's Sajda Ahmed wins Uluberia Lok Sabha Constituency by 4,74,510 votes. BJP occupies second position with 2,93,046 votes (ANI)

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05:06 pm: Kenya's High Court orders government to end shutdown of top TV stations over mock inauguration (AP)

04:48 pm: There a lot of schemes in the budget for the farmers, the poor, dalits and tribals. The budget is in the spirit of 'sabka saath sabka vikas', says Amit Shah (ANI)

04:46 pm: I did not hear any measure to boost exports, as Govt has run out of ideas. FM has imposed additional custom duties to restrict imports. The PM's speech at and spirit of Davos has been forgotten within few days- P Chidambaram (ANI)

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