Bengaluru, April 24: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh today met the grieving family of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who hanged himself from a tree at Jantar Mantar in Delhi where AAP's farmers' rally was in progress.
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1.15 pm: No mobile coverage in about 56,000 villages so far, says Telecom Minister
12.50 pm: MPs don't travel free. They pay for the plane tickets: Ajay Alok, JD(U)
12.30 pm: India ranks 117 out of 158 nations on Global Happiness Index
11.50 pm: Raje's remark on visit to farmer's family insensitive: Congress
11.40 pm: AAP's Maharashtra unit expresses solidarity with Kejriwal
11.30 pm: British PM David Cameron's party woos Indian-origin voters with Hindi song
10.30 pm: Farmer suicides 'complicated' issue, formal finance is key: RBI chief
10.10 pm: Andhra Pradesh government forms SIT to probe Chittoor encounter
9.50 pm: Kumar Vishwas was asking the crowd to assist the police: Ashish Khetan, AAP
9.30 pm: 2 Indians awarded for saving toddler in Singapore
9.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi reviews activities of Ministry Of Culture
8.30 pm: Farmers should have a long life, says former president Kalam
8.15 pm: Nitish Kumar thanks PM Modi for 'very quick' response to storm in state
7.40 pm: Virender Sehwag still feels the insatiable hunger for scoring runs and says he would like to make the most of his current form by scoring 'big runs' for Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
Sudden change in weather, rainfall in Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) pic.twitter.com/ek1gzS520i— ANI (@ANI_news) April 24, 2015
7.15 pm: Gajendra ji's daughter says it's not his handwriting in suicide note, then who wrote that note?, asks BJP leader Shazia Ilmi.
7.00 pm: Delhi police investigating the matter & magisterial inquiry is also going on, says AAP member Kumar Vishwas on farmer suicide.
6.30 pm: If we are clear with what privilege exactly means,lot of things become clear: Ashok Gajapathi Raju on VVIP culture.
6.15 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal talks to family of Gajendra Singh over phone.
6.00 pm: 7 accused persons in alleged rape case of a Mumbai model, remanded to police custody till Wednesday, April 29.
5.45 pm: AAP leader Sanjay Singh hands over cheque worth Rs 10 lakh to wife of late Gajendra Singh.
5.30 pm: "It is problematic that Kejriwal didnt stop his speech when the farmer was killing himself, shows his personality", says Congress senior leader Digvijaya Singh.
I am half mad with grief. What do I say?!: Gajendra Singh's mother pic.twitter.com/Qa8utDHLDy— ANI (@ANI_news) April 24, 2015
Good they came to partake our grief but apology doesnt do much: Gajendra Singh's father on Sanjay Singh's visit pic.twitter.com/SLS2gUbmXL— ANI (@ANI_news) April 24, 2015
5.00 pm: "If Gajendra gets status of a "shaheed" then the cause he went for will be fruitful", says Gajendra Singh's family member.
4.40 pm: AAP leader Sanjay Singh in Dausa (Rajasthan) to meet Gajendra Singh's family, speaks to Gajendra Singh's daughter
4.25 pm: Rajasthan: Delhi police reaches farmer Gajender's house for probe in suicide case
4.15 pm: India vows to press tobacco companies for bigger health warnings
3.40 pm: New Delhi: Transgenders bill passed in Rajya Sabha.
3.00 pm: Security tightened outside Gajendra Singh's (farmer who committed suicide) residence in Dausa, Rajasthan.
2.45 pm: Time has come for not only inquiry into this but to address issue of farmers' suicide all over the country: Veerappa Moily, Congress
2.15 pm: The preliminary finding from post mortem report, death is due to hanging: BS Bassi, Delhi Police Commissioner on farmer's suicide
2.00 pm: Only the AAP workers can say who it was who invited Gajender Singh to Delhi: Farmer Gajender Singh's brother
1.45 pm: All members will be there tomorrow then we will take decision: K G Balakrishnan(Chairman, NHRC) on Gajendra Singh case
1.15 pm: Concrete steps should be taken to address the issue of farmers' suicide in the country, says JDU leader Sharad Yadav
PM Narendra Modi meets Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali pic.twitter.com/P5kdmJ8LZr— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) April 24, 2015
12.50 pm: Govt is trying to bulldoze Parliament. We will oppose the Goods and Services Tax bill with all the might that we have: Congress
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Kedarnath pic.twitter.com/dLtIYzWgGK— ANI (@ANI_news) April 24, 2015
12.10 pm: The question arises now of whether Delhi is in Safe hands: Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Kejriwal and Jantar Mantar farmer suicide
12.00 pm: Congress workers protest at Jantar Mantar.
11.45 am: Samajwadi Party to give Rs 5 lakh to the family of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who hung himself at an AAP rally on Wednesday.
11.23 am: Prakash Javadekar slams Arvind Kejriwal over the farmer suicide issue, says the Delhi Chief Minister has woken up too late
10.54 am: National Conference and Panthers Party hold protests against the shifting of proposed AIIMS from Jammu to Kashmir Valley
10.35 am: It was Kejirwal's rally so he must have called farmers, now he is blaming others: Sheila Dikshit on farmer suicide
It was kejirwal’s rally so he must have called farmers, now he is blaming others: Sheila Dikshit on farmer suicide pic.twitter.com/H8EYgFVmzd— ANI (@ANI_news) April 24, 2015
10.05 am: ₹ declines by 11 paise at fresh three-month low of 63.43 against the US $ in early trade
9.08 am: I continued my speech after this, this was my error. I apologize if someone's sentiments have been hurt: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
8.50 am: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi reaches Kedarnath
8.15 am: 29-year-old model allegedly raped inside police post in Mumbai, three policemen arrested
8.00 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit cyclone affected areas in Bihar.