Breaking News Today, Highlights Of August 4

Aalok Sensharma
Thu, 04 Aug 2022 03:35 PM IST
Breaking News Today, Highlights Of August 4

In today's 'Breaking News, Latest Updates' blog at English Jagran, we will keep our focus on Parliament Monsoon Session. With an end to the deadlock in both Houses, the government is set to push for the passage of key bills. However, the opposition would hope to continue to target the government on various issues, including ED's probe in the National Herald case.

04 August 2022
  • 03:32 PM

    No Place For Protests In India: Congress

    There is no place for agitation in this country. Yesterday I got a notice from Delhi Police, which is actually a threat. It says I am not allowed to protest otherwise legal action would be taken against me, says Congress MP KC Venugopal.

  • 03:09 PM

    'Symptoms are mild', says expert as COVID cases rise in India

    As COVID cases have shown a rising trend across the country, an expert on Thursday said the majority of cases have mild symptoms. Senior Pulmonologist at Apollo Hospital in Delhi, Dr Nikhil Modi said the COVID cases are definitely rising but symptoms are mild. "The COVID cases are definitely on the rise, Delhi also reported more than 2000 cases yesterday. But most of the patients are having very mild symptoms," Dr Modi said.

  • 03:01 PM

    Go First plane diverted after bird hit

    A Go First flight operating from Ahmedabad to Chandigarh was diverted to Ahmedabad after an incident of bird hit. As per the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), engine number 1 of the flight G8-911 is suspected to be hit by a bird and investigation has been initiated. Multiple incidents of technical snags and diversion of flights have been witnessed in the last few weeks.

  • 02:25 PM

    Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow

    Lok Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow.

  • 02:23 PM

    Sanjay Raut's ED Custody Extended Till August 8

    Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has been sent to ED custody till 8 August in connection with a money laundering case in the Patra Chawl land case.

  • 01:17 PM

    Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM

    Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm amid sloganeering by opposition MPs.

  • 12:58 PM

    Kuldeep Bishnoi Joins BJP

    Kuldeep Bishnoi, who resigned as Haryana MLA yesterday, joined the BJP today in the presence of Chief Minister ML Khattar.

  • 12:22 PM

    India Among Washington's 'Closest Partners': Blinken Tells Jaishankar

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Cambodia ahead of the ASEAN ministerial meeting on Thursday, said that New Delhi is among Washington's "closest partners". Both Blinken and Jaishankar are in Cambodia to attend the ASEAN ministerial meeting.

  • 12:11 PM

    Personal Data Protection Bill Created Degrees Of Complexity: Govt

    It was creating degrees of complexity in increasing the burden of compliance on the small businesses and small startups... It was considered more appropriate that we come back with a new comprehensive framework of global standard laws, including Digital Privacy Laws, that wouldn't help catalyse startup innovation ecosystem but also protect fundamental right to privacy of our citizens, says Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

  • 12:01 PM

    Union Minister Reveals Why Personal Data Protection Bill Was Withdrawn

    Reason to withdraw Personal Data Protection Bill is very simple. While JCP had given a series of very comprehensive recommendations in his report, a lot of the recommendations, though relevant, were outside the domain of privacy and Data Protection Law, says Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

  • 11:43 AM

    Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM

    Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs in the House.

  • 11:41 AM

    Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Noon

    Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till noon as a ruckus ensued in the House when Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of "misuse of agencies and attempts made by the Govt to suppress the Opposition."

  • 10:57 AM

    Congress MPs To Raise Issue Of 'Misuse' Of Central Agencies

    Congress MPs will raise the issue of misuse of central agencies like ED and the sealing of the office of Young India yesterday in both the Houses of the Parliament today.

  • 10:43 AM

    Allahabad HC Refuses To Grant Bail To Siddique Kappan

    Allahabad High Court has refused to grant bail to Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan who is currently lodged in a jail in Uttar Pradesh. He was arrested in October 2020 on his way to Hathras, reports ANI.

  • 09:54 AM

    India Reports 19,893 New COVID-19 Cases

    India has reported 19,893 in the last 24 hours. At present, the country's active caseload stands at 1,36,478, says Union Health Ministry.

  • 09:31 AM

    DA Hiked In Tripura Ahead Of Next Year's Assembly Polls

    We've decided to increase the Dearness Allowance (DA) of state government employees and pensioners by 5 per cent with effect from July 1, 2022, says Tripura's Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Sushanta Chowdhury.

  • 09:18 AM

    Congress Gives Another Adjournment Motion Notice In LS

    Congress MP K Suresh has given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha regarding the sealing of Young Indian Office by ED yesterday.

  • 09:15 AM

    AAP Gives Suspension Of Business Notice In RS

    AAP MP Sanjay Singh has given a suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule 267 to discuss Agnipath Recruitment Scheme.

  • 09:01 AM

    Congress Gives Adjournment Motion Notice In LS

    Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the issue of unemployment.

  • 08:55 AM

    PM Modi Congratulates CWG Medallist Tejaswin Shankar

    Tejaswin Shankar creates history. He wins our first high jump medal in the CWG. Congratulations to him for winning the Bronze medal. Proud of his efforts. Best wishes for his future endeavours. May he keep attaining success, tweets PM Modi.

  • 08:49 AM

    PM Modi Congratulates CWG Medallist Gurdeep Singh

    Hardwork and dedication leads to outstanding outcomes… This is what Gurdeep Singh has shown by winning Bronze medal in weightlifting at CWG. He has furthered the spirit of joy among our citizens. Congratulations abd best wishes to him, tweets PM Modi.

  • 08:46 AM

    Prez Murmu Congratulates CWG Medallist Gurdeep Singh

    Congratulations to Gurdeep Singh for excellent effort and winning the bronze medal in weightlifting at Commonwealth Games. You've done India proud with your podium finish and spirited lifting. May you continue to scale new heights of success in times to come, tweets President Droupadi Murmu.

  • 08:40 AM

    Prez Murmu Congratulates CWG Medallist Tulika Maan

    Congratulations to Tulika Maan for putting up a spirited fight and winning silver medal in judo at Commonwealth Games. You've shown remarkable courage and passion to succeed at a young age. May you go from strength to strength and achieve more accomplishments in future events, tweets President Droupadi Murmu.

  • 08:36 AM

    Congress Gives Another Zero Hour Submission In RS

    Congress MP Shaktisinh Gohil has given a zero hour submission in Rajya Sabha to discuss lumpy skin disease in cows "killing thousands of cows in Gujarat".

  • 08:35 AM

    Congress Gives Zero Hour Notice In RS

    Congress MP Rajeev Shukla has given a zero hour submission in Rajya Sabha to discuss the admission of medical students who have returned from Ukraine.

  • 08:34 AM

    Oppn Likely To Target Govt Over ED's Probe In National Herald case

    The opposition led by Congress will likely corner the government over the ED's probe in the National Herald case. Yesterday, the probe agency had sealed the office of the Young Indian in Delhi and deployed officials outside the residence of Gandhis.

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