1) Nitish Kumar to launch signature drive over PM's DNA remark
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to comply with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced to launch a 'Shabdwapsi' drive to protest Prime Minister Narendra Modi's DNA remark.
The drive is scheduled to commence from today with sit-ins across Bihar. It will collect signatures of 50 lakh people and send their blood samples to Modi for a DNA test.
2) 1997 Uphaar fire: SC to hear Ansals' plea
New Delhi: The Supreme Court is today likely to begin hearing the plea of convicts in the Uphaar fire tragedy where 59 cinegoers had died of asphyxia in a massive blaze that engulfed the theatre nearly 18 years ago. Govt lists GST Bill for passage in Rajya Sabha
3) Govt. to table GST bill today
New Delhi: The government will today bring the much-awaited bill on GST for passage in the Rajya Sabha even as doubts persist if the opposition Congress will allow passage of the Constitution Amendment Bill.
4) Land Bill: Jt Committee to submit report in Parl
With consensus already in place on key issues, the Joint Committee on the land Bill will today submit its report before Parliament. The panel, which has decided to meet again on the morning of August 10 before Parliament convenes, is also likely to move a motion in Lok Sabha seeking a fresh extension as its deadline expired on August 7.
5) Delhi HC to hear Ambika Soni, Selja's plea
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will today hear the pleas of Congress members of parliament Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja challenging a single judges' order holding that they were not entitled to accommodation in type-VIII bungalows.
6) Arvind Kejriwal to appear in Amethi court today
The civil court of Amethi will today conduct the hearing in the State vs Arvind Kejriwal case. The case was postponed by the magistrate due to the absence of public prosecutor.
7) Mamata Banerjee may meet PM Modi
Kolkata: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that she will seek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appointment at Delhi on August 11 and will urge for central funds from the National Calamity Relief Fund.
8) Delhi High Court to decide on RIL, Centre pleas
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will today decide on the bench that will hear RIL and the Centre's pleas against the city government's decision to lodge an FIR against two former Union ministers in connection with alleged irregularities in raising the price of gas from the company's KG6 basin