Bengaluru, April 21: Former Odisha chief minister and ex-governor of Assam Janaki Ballabh Patnaik passed away on Tuesday morning.
Meanwhile, AAP on Monday night expelled both Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party for anti-party activities. Get all the news updates of the day:
11.10 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meets Israeli Ambassador
10.40 pm: Political intervention necessary in democracy, says Modi
10.25 pm: IS leader Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi seriously wounded in Iraq: report
10.00 pm: 15 children go missing every hour in India, says Kailash Satyarthi
9.50 pm: Ramdev declined Haryana's offer of cabinet minister status because he wanted position in the Centre cabinet: AAP
9.40 pm: Nobody can buy Prashant Bhushan when it comes to PILs: Ashish Khetan, AAP
9.10 pm: Sushma Swaraj arrives in Jakarta
9.00 pm: Greenpeace India gets civil society support
8.45 pm: Finance minister Arun Jaitley to meet state finance ministers tomorrow on GST roadmap
8.30 pm: Pakistan confers highest civilian award on Chinese President Xi Jinping
8.00 pm: Will connect with like-minded people, try to create new model: Yogendra Yadav
7.30 pm: Two Rajdhani trains catch fire in New Delhi yard
7.20 pm: Compensation cheques issued to farmers by UP govt bounce in Mathura
7.00 pm: WB government challenges order to compensate professor who was arrested for Mamata cartoons
6.45 pm: Kejriwal to address a rally against land bill tomorrow
6.30 pm: Railways to launch app for paperless ticketing
6:00 pm: Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti Sayeed formed a Group today to oversee implementation of various components of Agenda of Alliance of the PDP-BJP Govt in State.
5:32 pm: I said that all files that are more than 50 years old should be declassified, said Sugata Bose, the grand nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi today.
5:07 pm: Cricketer Rahul Ghosh, who was injured during cricket match, was admitted to hospital in Kolkata. His father informed that his condition is stable now and they will be allowed to meet him.
4:49 pm: Congress stage a protest rally against rigging of Municipal Corporation elections in Kolkata.
4:18 pm: I have gone and met the Germans, they said that no effort has been made to take the money back, said former rebel BJP leader Ram Jethmalani on black money issue.
4:05 pm: I respect the media but when I didnt meet the PM why would I cry & the PM console me? asked Giriraj Singh.
3.40 pm: You guys must have read a lot. You must manage time well. But do you ever spend "quality time"?: PM Modi
You guys must have read a lot. You must manage time well. But do you ever spend "quality time"?: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/XL40Xb5nnp— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2015
3.20 pm: This means AAP doesn't care about corrupt people holding important positions in their party: Ajay Maken
2.40 pm: Ethiopia starts 3 days of national mourning for over 20 Ethiopian Christians killed by Islamic State militants in Libya
2.08 pm: Egyptian court sentences ousted President Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prision over protester deaths in 2012.
1.30 pm: Delhi-Rajdhani Bhubaneswar Express & Sealdah Rajdhani Express catch fire at New Delhi Railway Station yard
Delhi-Rajdhani Bhubaneswar Express & Sealdah Rajdhani Express catch fire at New Delhi Railway Station yard pic.twitter.com/BBNroi1KnP— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2015
1.10 pm: Fire on Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express at New Delhi railway station; no reports of casualties yet
12.47 pm: Maybe PM Modi and his government does not have the time to address the grievances of farmers: AAP's Kumar Vishwas
12.30 pm: All 5 amendments we have brought in the land bill are in public, poor, farmer & social interest: Nitin Gadkari
12.11 pm: Giriraj Singh breaks down after meeting PM Modi over the Sonia Gandhi remark: TV reports
12.00 pm: Judgement in Salman Khan hit and run case to be pronounced on May 6, 2015
11.47 am: I will not spare the Bhushans. I will launch a probe into how they accumulated their wealth, into their properties: Ashish Khetan
11.35 am: Tamil Nadu government cancels permission for Coca Cola plant at Perundurai after farmers' protest
11.08 am: Controversy erupts as TRS MLAs along with Agricultural minister are off to Israel on a junket they say is for 'progressive farmers'
10.35 am: The ideologues of party (AAP) who were the backbone of the party have been thrown out even without a reasonable hearing: Shazia Ilmi
9.55 am: These are issues involving entire country,public interest & sentiments of lakhs of volunteers: Prashant Bhushan
These are issues involving entire country,public interest & sentiments of lakhs of volunteers: Prashant Bhushan pic.twitter.com/mvRwwxMpeT— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2015
9.45 am: All dreams are being shattered because of coterie and a dictator: Prashant Bhushan
9.25 am: When someone throws you out of your house, you feel bad: Yogendra Yadav on his expulsion from AAP
9.10 am: Drugs recovered in Porbandar from a suspected Pak boat yesterday, 8 people from the boat have been detained and are being interrogated
8.40 am: Personally, Babasaheb's a very big inspiration. It's due to him that I've been able to reach where I am today: PM Modi
8.05 am: Shanti Bhushan slams Arvind Kejriwal, says Arvind is the new Hitler.
8.00 am: Former Odisha chief minister and ex-governor of Assam Janaki Ballabh Patnaik passes away.