Bengaluru, Dec 18: Pune's City Pride theatre cancels three shows of film 'Bajirao Mastani' after protest by BJP.
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1.07 am: Al-Qaida's India chief comes from freedom fighters' family. TOI
11.25 pm: Delhi govt orders shutting down of schools in national capital for 15 days, from January 1 during the trial period of Odd Even Formula.
10.28 pm: A 26-year old man allegedly commits suicide at Jor Bagh metro station in Delhi, ANI.
10.23 pm: ISIS terror: Concern over radicalisation of youths through social media, says Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
9.29 pm: Dec 16 gangrape: DCW Swati Maliwal seeks President, CJI intervention to stall juvenile's release.
8.48 pm: DDCA can't hold 2016 ICC World T20 matches without requisite compliances: Delhi HC.
7.45 pm: Noida-Greater Noida metro extension to be open by March 2017, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation chief Mangu Singh said.
7.20 pm: PM Modi hands over reinstatement certificate of Shyamji Krishna Verma to Gujarat CM in Bhuj.
7.00 pm: 8 people have been arrested so far, Efforts are on to arrest other accused: Harjeet Singh, Police on Abohar incident.
Abohar (Punjab) incident: Protests continue, protesters demand arrest of main accused Shiv Lal Doda. pic.twitter.com/di4HKt6afc— ANI (@ANI_news) December 18, 2015
6.43 pm: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat has been permitted to retain government accommodation for one more year in New Delhi on medical grounds.
6.40 pm: Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill and anti-terror activist MS Bitta to retain Govt accommodation on security considerations.
6.35 pm: Centre to allot Govt accommodation to Subramanian Swamy on security considerations, he will have to pay five times the normal license fee.
6.20 pm: Leaves of all Delhi Transport Corporation staff cancelled from January 1-15 due to Odd-Even Formula: Delhi Government.
Censor cameras to be put across they city to monitor vehicular traffic between January 1-15: Delhi Government #OddEvenFormula— ANI (@ANI_news) December 18, 2015
6.00 pm: NHRC issues notice to Civil Aviation Ministry and Air India over report on a Technician's death at Mumbai Airport.
5.50 pm: YSRCP MLA Roja Selvamani suspended for one year from Andhra Pradesh assembly.
5.40 pm: It is partly a sad commentary on the intolerance that exists in ruling party: Shashi Tharoor on his bill to decriminalize gay sex defeated.
Leave to introduce bill was opposed by BJP member.We lost in voting-Shashi Tharoor on bill to decriminalize gay sex pic.twitter.com/kYbvyVVsYd— ANI (@ANI_news) December 18, 2015
5.35 pm: My bill to decriminalize all forms of consensual sex between consenting adults was not allowed to be introduced at all: Shashi Tharoor.
5.00 pm: Yemeni forces seize northern provincial capital from rebels, says tribal sources: AFP
4.55 pm: Few bills like SC/ST which we had promised, will be passed. No talks on GST: GN Azad, Congress after all party meet
4.50 pm: When in Opposition, BJP's standard line was to ask for probe and resignation of minister: Sitaram Yechury,CPIM, on DDCA row.
4:20 pm: I am of the view that boy who can rape should be treated as an adult: Meira Kumar on 2012 gangrape juvenile convict.
4:15 pm: RK Mathur appointed the next Chief Information Commissioner(CIC) of India.
Former Defence Secy RK Mathur ji is appointed the next Chief Information Commissioner(CIC)-Jitendra Singh,MoS,PMO pic.twitter.com/9c4Iri95EP— ANI (@ANI_news) December 18, 2015
4:05 pm: The juvenile act amendment is stuck in the Rajya Sabha,Govt has been more than accommodating: Maneka Gandhi.
4:00 pm: I feel like I have lost the battle: Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi
3:20 pm: Ruckus in Andhra Pradesh assembly; paper ball thrown at Speaker
3:01 pm: UP Governor Ram Naik approves name of Justice Virendra Singh as Lokayukta of the state, he will take oath on December 20
2:32 pm: 2012 gang rape case: Juvenile convict to be released on or before 20th December.
2:31 pm: HC refuses to stay release of 2012 gangrape case juvenile convict.
2:24 pm: Fire breaks out in slums in Delhi's Samaypur Badli area, more than 15 fire engines on the spot:
2:02 pm: National Herald case: Congress calls all MPs to AICC HQs for a meeting at 12.30 pm on Saturday
1:21 pm: 58 Rajya Sabha MPs give notice for impeachment of Gujarat High Court Judge JP Pardiwala for alleged anti-reservation remarks.
1:20 pm: Opposition is disrupting Parliament without any issue. I hope they see reason and cooperate in proper conduction of House, says Venkaiah Naidu.
1.00 pm: Rural wages and MSPs are seeing moderation, Rupee has been very stable, says CEA, Arvind Subramanian.
12.45 pm: Just heard good news Blessed Mother Teresa to be made Saint in 2016.My best wishes to Missionaries of Charity on this joyous occasion: WB CM
12.30 pm: Bombay High Court refuses to interfere in release of film 'Bajirao Mastani' on a plea alleging 'distortion of history'.
12.25 pm: NGT refuses to vacate its order on registration of diesel vehicles,Tribunal says will not interfere with SC order on pollution.
12.13 pm: Bus owned by Akali Dal leader runs over and kills 10-year old girl in Punjab's Ferozepur. Driver arrested after protest from locals.
12.10 pm: Bombay High Court refuses to stop release of film Bajirao Mastani on a plea alleging distortion of history.
11.18 am: BJP Yuva Morcha protest against the release of film 'Bajirao Mastani' in Pune (Maharashtra)
BJP Yuva Morcha protest against the release of film 'Bajirao Mastani' in Pune (Maharashtra) pic.twitter.com/w1UhktzxQ2— ANI (@ANI_news) December 18, 2015
9.50 am: Pakistan not focusing on taking action against terror groups posing threat to both India and Afghanistan: U.S.
9.30 am: Congress gives adjournment motion notice in Rajya Sabha over Arunachal Pradesh Governor issue.
8.33 am: Dense fog conditions in Ludhiana, Punjab
Dense fog conditions in Ludhiana, Punjab. pic.twitter.com/VxLJHEIotH— ANI (@ANI_news) December 18, 2015
8.23 am: Russia backs U.S. draft resolution on cutting IS finances: Putin.
8.00 am: People light fire to battle cold wave conditions in Amritsar (Punjab)
People light fire to battle cold wave conditions in Amritsar (Punjab). pic.twitter.com/87VW7jzKY8— ANI (@ANI_news) December 18, 2015