LIVE news: RBI MPC meet begins today; Kerala records 22,524 new Covid cases


Live News updates: Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting will begin today and the outcome would be announced on February 10. The meeting was postponed by a day in view of Maharashtra declaring public holiday on February 7 to mourn death of Bharat Ratna legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a frontal attack on the Congress and warned it that the party’s negativism would lead it to run politically aground, causing its ultimate decimation.

Meanwhile, BJP has issued a whip to its Rajya Sabha members to remain present in the House today as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reply on the Motion of Thanks to the president’s address to a joint sitting of Parliament in the Upper House.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address his first virtual rally for the Punjab Assembly polls.

Kerala reported 22,524 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, which raised the caseload to 6,293,907, with a test positivity of 28.62 per cent. The state also reported 860 deaths, which raised the total fatalities to 59,115.

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