Rahul Gandhi today alleged there was certainly a "scam" in the controversial Rafale jet deal with France and accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of doing a "flip-flop" on the secrecy clause.
Arvind Kejriwal announced that financial assistance for Resident Welfare Assocations (RWAs) and NGOs registered with the Delhi Parks and Gardens Society (DPGS) for maintenance of parks and gardens would be doubled from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh.
Punjab National Bank and Allahabad Bank may take a call on further action to be taken against two executive directors and the MD chargesheeted in the Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi fraud case, sources said.
Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the decision to slash GST rates on 100 mass-use items was taken keeping upcoming assembly elections in mind.
Met officials warned of spells of thundershowers accompanied by strong winds in five West Bengal districts even as moderate rain lashed parts of Kolkata and adjoining suburbs since morning.