News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 07, 2019, 06.55 PM(IST)

File photo: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Photograph:( ANI )

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Top developments of the day.

In hating Modi, the Opposition has begun to hate the nation: PM

While addressing the Motion of Thanks speech in Parliament on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the developments done by his government during the last four years.

Theresa May returns to Brussels trying desperately to avoid no-deal Brexit

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returned to Brussels on Thursday for a showdown with EU leaders as she bids to avoid a calamitous no-deal Brexit in 50 days' time.

'You have played with order of Supreme Court... God help you': Chief Justice of India to CBI

The Supreme Court slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation Thursday, telling it that "you have played with order of Supreme Court of India. God help you." 

Centre may take back Kolkata Police chief's medals: Home ministry sources 

The Centre may take back Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar's medals, the news agency ANI quoted sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs as saying on Thursday. 

RBI cuts key interest rates; projects GDP growth at 7.4%, limit of collateral-free agriculture loans increased

The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) today cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent. Repo rate is the interest at which the banks borrow from the central bank whenever it experiences a funds shortfall.