Afternoon News Headlines (February 6, 2018)
ONI Bureau: — Odisha gets Rs 5,252 crore budgetary allocation for railways in 2018-19.
— Congress candidate Pranay Sahu files nomination for Bijepur Bypoll.
— Kunduli Suicide Row: 3-member team of National Commission for Scheduled Castes to visit Koraput on Feb 11.
— Smriti Irani, Radha Mohan Singh, Santosh Gangwar, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh and Ram Kripal Yadav to campaign for BJP candidate for Bijepur Bypoll.
— BJP’s Sameer Mohanty files writ petition in Orissa HC challenging appointment of State Election Commissioner.
— Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan’s iconic Mughal Gardens will remain open for the public from February 6, 2018 to March 9, 2018.
— Doctors march from AIIMS hospital to Parliament in protest against National Medical Commission Bill in Delhi.
— Policeman who was critically injured after shooting by a prisoner in Srinagar, succumbs to his injuries.
— LokSabha adjourned after protests by TDP, YSRCP over special package to Andhra Pradesh.
— Delhi High Court fixes next date of hearing for TTV Dhinakaran’s application seeking cooker symbol for elections, on 15th February.
— Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors released by pirates.