Top 10 News of the day:
1. Patna High Court stays Bihar Assembly Speaker’s decision to recognise Nitish Kumar as leader of JD(U) legislature party; Nitish Kumar meets President alongwith MLAs supporting him.
2. Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal meets Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh; Seeks Centre’s cooperation for full fledged Statehood to Delhi.
3. President asks Governors to strictly abide by the constitution and ensure prevalence of peace and communal harmony.
4. Center warns states that central assistance for building rural houses and welfare pensions would be blocked if they fail to complete the Socio Economic and Caste Census exercise before March 15th.
5. I-T department issues notice to AAP seeking explanation for two crore rupees donation; Welcoming the notice, Party says it will cooperate in the investigation.
6. In Jharkhand, six Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLAs join BJP.
7. Government revises Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar scheme to promote sports in the country.
8. Leaders Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany to meet in Belarus capital Minsk to solve Ukrain crisis.
9. Sensex gains 178 points to close at 28,534.
10. In National Games, Services win the men’s Hockey title, while Punjab bag the honours in the women’s section.