Supreme Court says Aadhaar card cannot be made mandatory by government for extending benefits of welfare schemes to people.
The Apex Court asks Centre to consider alternates to pellet guns to disperse mobs in Jammu and Kashmir.
Parliament passes the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016; The bill seeks to provide mental healthcare and services to persons with mental illness.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tables GST Bills in the Lok Sabha.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu launches online film certification system of CBFC in New Delhi; Says it will facilitate Prime Minister’s vision of Ease of Doing Business and Digital India.
Jharkhand government decides to close all illegal slaughter houses within next 72 hours.
Rupee strengthens 37 paise against the dollar, to a 17 month high; But Sensex slips 184 points.
And in Cricket: India need 87 runs more to win the Dharamsala Test against Australia and clinch the series 2-1.
BJP leader Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Goa; Nine MLAs, including two from MGP, three from Goa Forward Party and two Independents, take oath as ministers; Supreme Court orders floor test on Thursday.
Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla invites BJP to form government in the State; swearing-in ceremony at 1 PM tomorrow.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi says, his party needs structural and organisational changes after Assembly poll debacle.
Sensex jumps about 500 points to reach a two-year high; Rupee strengthens 78 paise to a nearly 18 months high against the dollar; retail inflation rises to a 4-month high in February.
In US, New York and New Jersey states hit by huge snowstorm; Schools closed, thousands of flights cancelled; emergency declared.
European Union top court rules employers are entitled to ban wearing of visible religious symbols like Islamic headscarves, turban and Cross at the work place.
In Tennis, Sania Mirza and her Czech team-mate Barbora Strycova storm into quarter-finals of Indian Wells Masters in California.
Prime Minister says recent election results in five states are a foundation stone of a new India to fulfill the dreams of people of this country.
Mr Narendra Modi says Government and the BJP will continue to work for all sections of the society without discrimination, irrespective of whether they voted for or against the BJP; Asks workers to use party’s massive victory as an opportunity to serve people.
BJP Parliamentary Board meets in New Delhi to discuss the names of Chief Ministers in the states where it has got the majority.
Goa BJP MLAs led by Manohar Parrikar and accompanied by its supporters from other parties meet the Governor in Panaji to stake claim to form Government.
In Manipur, NPP and LJP extend support to BJP for Government formation, says Party General Secretary Ram Madhav.
Captain Amarinder Singh to be sworn in as Punjab Chief Minister on Thursday.
In Tamil Nadu, striking fishermen decide to call off strike tomorrow after assurances from Union Ministers.
Arunachal Pradesh Government launches a new scheme to develop model Villages for rural poor.