Bengaluru, Feb 1: Here are the top national and international news in brief:
7:55 pm: There has been good momentum in growing India-China relations and the leaders of the two sides have gotten in close touch:Chinese FM Wang Yi.
7:03 pm: Celebrate diversity, don't discriminate on religion: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat.
6:23 pm: BJP is confident it will win Delhi Assembly elections comfortably. AAP is discredited because it had joined hands with Cong: Venkaiah Naidu.
5:11 pm: Give answers rather than seeking answers from anyone else: GVL Narsimha Rao, BJP, on Sonia Gandhi rally.
4:30 pm: I contested election on agenda of development, I govern nation on same agenda, development is the only solution to all our problems, said PM Narendra Modi while addressing crowd ahead of Delhi assembly elections.
3:55 pm: Delhi is a mini-India, Delhi is the pride of the nation, said PM Narendra Modi at a public rally in Dwarka.
3:14 pm: We introduced land acquisition act so that land of people cannot be acquired by inappropriate means, said Sonia Gandhi while addressing crowd ahead of Delhi assembly election which is scheduled to be held on Feb 7.
2.05 pm: Aviation fuel prices see a massive cut.
1.50 pm: PM Modi to visit China in May.
1.10 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar assures ex-servicemen over one rank, one pension demand. Govt says it will be implemented by March 31.
12.30 pm: BJP's Prabhat Jha attacks Arvind Kejriwal, calls him a political Naxalite.
12.20 pm: AAP to conduct 25 rallies in Delhi today.
11.50 am: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis win Mixed Doubles title at Australian Open. This is Paes's 15th Grand Slam title.
11.25 am: Father of the Pill Carl Djerassi passes away at 91
11.20 pm: Tamil judge appointed Sri Lanka's chief justice in over 2 decades.
10.35 am: Ex-foreign minister Sujatha Singh says in an exclusive interview to Headlines Today that the decision to replace her didn't surprise her.
9.35 am: Govt likely to form SIT to probe 1984 riot cases.
8.30 am: EC issues third notice to Arvind Kejriwal over Bedi posters.
8.26 am: Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar reach Beijing for 4-day visit.
8.25 am: War veterans to protest for one rank, one pension today, to submit memo to PM Modi.
8.20 am: PM Modi, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi along with other leaders of the BJP, Congress and AAP to hold poll rallies across Delhi on Sunday.
8.00 am: Video shows Islamic State behead 2nd Japanese hostage.