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2nd March News in Nutshell: Important news of the day

National News-Delhi HC grants 6-month interim bail to Kanhaiya Kumar in sedition caseAfter a long wait for over five hours, The Delhi High Court today granted an interim bail of six months to JNUSU president

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 02, 2016 19:31 IST ]
2nd march news in nutshell important news of the day
2nd march news in nutshell important news of the day

National News-

Delhi HC grants 6-month interim bail to Kanhaiya Kumar in sedition case

After a long wait for over five hours, The Delhi High Court today granted an interim bail of six months to JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested on charges of sedition in relation to an event organised at the JNU campus where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised. Read More

‘No holy cows to protect': Arun Jaitley assures action against guilty in Aircel-Maxis deal

Amid continuing uproar in the Lok Sabha by AIADMK members demanding action against Karti Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis deal, Finance minister Arun Jaitley today assured the house that the government had no "holy cows" to protect and that the guilty would not be spared. Read More

From black money to JNU, Rahul Gandhi takes government head-on in Parliament

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today led an aggressive charge against the Narendra Modi-led government targeting it over its handling of affairs relating to the Rohith Vemula suicide and the JNU row as well as its budget proposal to reign in black money. Read More

Terror attack on Indian consulate in Jalalabad, fierce encounter on

Explosions and gunfire echoed near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, an area that is also home to other foreign diplomatic missions. Read More

Pakistan's action against terror will take priority over dialogue: India

India today indicated that action against terror by Pakistan will take priority over talks with it in the aftermath of the Pathankot strike that had prompted the postponement of the Foreign Secretary-level talks. Read More

SC asks Maha govt to grant licenses to dance bars by March 15

In a big relief to dance bar owners in Maharashtra, the Supreme Court today asked the state government to grant licenses to dance bars by March 15 as it modified seven conditions imposed by the state police for granting permit. Read More

International News-

Indonesia earthquake: Tsunami fears after massive 8.1 magnitude quake hits

The world is braced for a tsunami after a huge 8.1 magnitude quake struck Indonesia Millions of people in Indonesia are fearing a tsunami after a huge 8.1 magnitude quake struck off the coast. The powerful and shallow earthquake struck off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre was 502 miles southwest of Padang, USGS said.

India-Pakistan talks to resume after probe team's visit to Pathankot: Sartaz Aziz

Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz today said that the India-Pakistan Foreign Secretary-level talks could be rescheduled soon after Islamabad's probe team visits Pathankot town to investigate the January 2 airbase attack. Read More

UN: Violence kills 670 across Iraq in February

The United Nations says continuous violence has left at least 670 Iraqis dead in February, of whom about two-thirds were civilians. Read More

Business News-

Bill Gates richest man in world, Mukesh Ambani richest in India: Forbes

Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates continued his reign as the world's richest person with a net worth of $75 billion, according to Forbes' annual ranking of billionaires, with Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani leading the pack of 84 Indian billionaires in 2016. Read More

Fiscal discipline is of prime importance: Arun Jaitley

In a post-Budget 2016-17 meeting with India Inc on Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reiterated the need for fiscal discipline and said he was optimistic of the reform process moving ahead in parliament. Read More

Entertainment News-

Shocking! Shah Rukh Khan was slapped by a lady in Mumbai local train (watch video)

 
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan recently released the trailer of his forthcoming movie ‘Fan' in the most unusual way. Read More

War of Words: Comedians Kapil Sharma, Krushna Abhishek hit back at each other

Comedian-turned-actor Kapil Sharma recently sparked a controversy after he ended his much popular show ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil' abruptly. Read More

Sports News-

In-form Virat Kohli setting the stage for Team India to clinch Asia Cup 2016

Star batsman Virat Kohli is having a dream run this Asia cup. The right hander has performed at all the right moments for Team India, steering it into the finals. Read More

Jasprit Bumrah has been good with new as well as old ball: MS Dhoni

The emergence of young Jasprit Bumrah as a potent "death overs" bowler has come as a huge "relief" for MS Dhoni, who complimented the Gujarat lad for being equally effective with the new ball. Read More

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