1) Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to take over as Maharashtra Chief Minister today
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will take over as Maharashtra Chief Minister today and head a Sena-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)-Congress alliance. He is likely to be sworn in with six ministers -two from each party.
2)BJP MP Pragya Thakur dropped out of Defence committee
BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur was removed from the consultative committee of the defence ministry on Thursday, a day after she described Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as a patriot in parliament.
3) Rains improve Delhi’s air quality
Light rains in parts of the national capital on Thursday morning further improved the city’s air quality, officials said.The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 136 at 8.47 am which falls under the ‘moderate’ category.
4)Telangana is India’s 5th most corrupt state, AP 13th: India Corruption Survey-2019
Telangana has emerged to be India’s 5th most corrupt state, while its close neighbour Andhra Pradesh stands at 13th position, revealed ‘India Corruption Survey-2019’. Rajasthan bagged the gold,the state has been categorised the most corrupt in the country, closely followed by Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. Kerala is the least corrupt, while Goa and Odisha also feature in the least corrupt list, the study said.