Live news updates: Oppn parties meet to plan Parliament strategy on Pegasus
Opposition party leaders hold a meeting at Parliament | Photo: ANI
Live news updates: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) scaled down India’s economic growth projection to 9.5 per cent for the current fiscal year, from 12.5 per cent estimated earlier in April. IMF said the revision is owing to “lack of access to vaccines” and the possibility of new waves of Covid-19.
Walmart’s Flipkart has appealed to India’s Supreme Court against a high court decision that allowed an antitrust probe into the e-commerce firm and its rival Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) to continue.
Basavaraj Bommai, 61, will replace B S Yediyurappa as the chief minister of Karnataka, the BJP’s decided on Tuesday. Bommai, a Lingayat like Yediyurappa, was minister for home affairs, law, parliamentary affairs and legislature in Yediyurappa’s council of ministers.