- Sports; The Sayed Modi Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament begins in Lucknow today.
- And In the Australian Open Tennis, Rohan Bopanna enters third round of mixed doubles.
- 15 children in thane will recreate the SHOLAY theme song with outdated instruments .They have been professionally trained by Dr.Charles Noronha
- Election Commission permits government to present Union Budget on 1st February; Directs no schemes be announced for five poll bound states.
- Filing of Nomination for the first phase of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh ends today.
- Centre dispatches 35 tonnes of petroleum products to Manipur to tackle crisis arising out of blockade on national highway after informing the Election Commission.
- Government says Community Radio stations will not be allowed to broadcast any progammes, which relate to news and current affairs or, are otherwise political in nature.
- CBI arrests former chairman of IDBI bank and seven others in connection with Vijay Mallya 900 crore rupees loan default case.
- Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar gets a one year extension.
- National Girl Child Day is being observed today.