Latest news today (December 14): Presenting FE’s Breaking News today. We will keep you updated on all major news, views, and much more throughout the day.
SC extends Satyendar Jain’s interim bail till January 8 in money laundering case
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the interim bail given to AAP leader Satyendar Jain until January 8, 2024, in a money laundering case.
Parliament security breach matter: Police seek 15-day remand of all accused
Delhi Police seeks 15-day remand of all accused who were produced before the court in the case of Parliament security breach. The names of the accused are Manoranjan, Sagar, Amol and Neelam.
Fire breaks out on second floor of Vizag hospital
A fire broke out on the second floor of Indus Hospital in Visakhapatnam. Fire tenders were at the spot and all patients had been evacuated at the time of filing this report. The preliminary investigation suggests that the fire may have broken out at the operation theatre.
Over 300 All Assam Students’ Union leaders join BJP
Over 300 former leaders and workers of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), including a former secretary of AASU, joined the BJP on Wednesday. During a programme held at the Assam State BJP office in Guwahati, the former AASU leaders and workers joined the saffron party in the presence of State BJP president Bhabesh Kalita, Assam Minister Pijush Hazarika, and other senior BJP leaders. (ANI)
Britain, Japan and Italy sign advanced fighter jet programme treaty
Britain, Japan, and Italy have signed an international treaty to establish a combat air program aimed at developing an advanced fighter jet, according to the British Ministry of Defence. The agreement, which was first reported by Reuters earlier this month, comes a year after the three countries established their first major defense industry collaboration by combining London’s and Tokyo’s separate next-generation fighter efforts.
Parliament security breach: Case under UAPA registered
According to officials, the Delhi Police has registered a case under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in connection with the Parliament security breach. On the 10th anniversary of the 2001 Parliament terror attack, two people, Sagar Sharma and Manoranjan D, jumped into the Lok Sabha chamber from the public gallery during Zero Hour. The case has been registered at the Parliament Street police station under IPC sections 120B (criminal conspiracy), 452 (trespass), 153 (wantonly giving provocation, with intent to cause riot), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), and 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), as well as UAPA sections 16 and 18.
Japan agrees tax cuts to support households, defeat deflation
The tax reform panel of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party has agreed on income tax breaks aimed at offsetting the pain of price hikes on households to help change decades of deflationary mindset, a document reviewed by Reuters showed on Thursday. The LDP, and its small coalition ally Komeito, decided to forego tax hikes for increased defence spending next fiscal year, as Prime Minister Fumio Kishida prioritised the tax cuts as a symbol of government efforts to push a pro-growth agenda.