From the latest political developments in Maharashtra to instant updates on Parliament session, we bring you the LIVE updates on the top news of the day. While Home Minister Amit Shah stated in the Rajya Sabha that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is “normal”, NCP chief Sharad Pawar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue of farmers’ crisis amid the logjam in Maharashtra over government formation.
Elsewhere, UAE-based Lulu Group snubbed the YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh, saying that it will never invest in the state again. The group statement came a month after the government cancelled the allotment of land in Visakhapatnam to build an international convention centre.
Veering towards the sports segment, there is a growing murmur in the Indian camp over the pink ball that will be used against the country’s first day-night Test in Kolkata, against Bangladesh starting Friday. The worry is that the ball might end up negating key strengths of the Indian bowling attack, especially in home conditions: reverse swing and spin.