Live Updates

New Delhi, Jan 5:  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah  is expected to deliver his maiden speech in Rajya Sabha on Friday. He is likely to speak on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which has been fiercely criticised by the Congress president Rahul Gandhi during last month’s Gujarat Assembly elections. “Shah would deliver his speech on the proposed legislation, which sought to replace an ordinance issued in September to give effect to certain decisions of the GST Council,” a BJP leader had informed news agency PTI. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In Rajouri District, Army Jawan Martyred

The Ranchi Special CBI court is expected to pronounce the quantum of sentence for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and 15 others in connection with the fodder scam. The CBI judge also said that he would decide on Friday if the sentencing would be given through a video conferencing or in the court. To which, the RJD chief assured the court that no slogans would be raised in the court by his supporters. Also Read - Shehla Rashid Reacts To Her Estranged Father's Charges, Calls Them 'Absolutely Baseless'

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the conference on Transformation of Aspirational Districts on Friday. This event is being organised by National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog at the Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi. Prime Minister Modi will interact with officials’ in-charge of the transformation of over 100 districts. This event is in keeping with Prime Minister Modi’s vision of a New India by 2022. Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Are Autos, Taxis Going Off Roads In National Capital? Autorickshaw Union Clears Doubts

Stay tuned to and catch all the breaking news and updates.