Bank strike: The United Forum of Banks Unions has given a two-day strike call from 20 January, which is going to hit banking services.    
Pawar not to contest: NCP chief Sharad Pawar has ruled out contesting the coming Lok Sabha election, saying “people wanted new faces”.
Suchitra Sen: Ailing actor Suchitra Sen’s health is stable as she has partially responded to intermittent non-invasive ventilation.
LS polls:  Lok Sabha elections are likely to start in mid-April and continue in five phases till early May, poll panel sources have said.
Minister attacked: Delhi minister Rakhi Birla escaped unhurt in an attack on her car in Mangolpuri, north-west Delhi.