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Latest news LIVE updates: PM Modi to address webinar on divestment today

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is scheduled to hold a meeting today to finalise the upcoming Assembly elections of five states, ANI reported, quoting The poll-bound states are – West Bengal, Kerala, Assam, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu.

Modi will address a webinar on implementation of divestment-related announcements made in the Union Budget today. The meeting will be attended by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and officials from finance and other government departments.

The Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan will present its third budget today, which will be a paperless exercise.

The Supreme Court’s final hearing today on the plea by women officers in the Indian Army who had approached the Apex Court over non-implementation of its Apex Court order to grant them a permanent commission.

Last year, the Top Court had ordered the Central government to grant Permanent Commission (PC) to them in the Army’s non-combat support units on par with their male counterparts.

The Telangana government has decided to start classes for sixth to eighth standard students from today.

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