Bengaluru, Oct 8: Get all the latest updates on national and international news here:
11.19 pm: First swine flu death reported in Delhi.
10.18 pm: Organisers of former Pakistan foreign minister Khursheed Mahmud Kasuri's book launch in Mumbai write to chief minister for security.
10.10 pm: Woman's arm chopped off in Riyadh: Indian envoy meets investigation officer, asks for stern action.
9.34 pm: AAP has been created by selfless Indians & we are accountable to them so there is need to create deterrence: Raghav Chaddha, AAP.
9.25 pm: Shashi Deshpande resigns from General Council of Sahitya Akademi; says she's deeply distressed by Akademi's silnce over MM Kalburgi's murder.
8.53 pm: I deny all the allegations as it is a conspiracy against me: Asim Khan.
8.30 pm: Maharashtra Congress proposes to organise Ghulam Ali's concert in Mumbai: MP Ashok Chavan.
7:24 pm: Very very sad,a big loss for us and industry,he will always be remembered for his music says Suresh Wadkar on Ravindra Jain.
6:45 pm: Cabinet Secretary reviews prices of essential commodities; directs all departments to work in close coordination with States to control prices.
6:30 pm: Some minister facing corruption charges,some with fake degree,some with assault charges.This is AAP real face says Sudhanshu Trivedi,BJP.
6:02 pm: One dead, three other people wounded in a shooting at Northern Arizona University.
5:55 pm: Rahul Gandhi speaking at the convention of representatives of panchayats and urban local bodies in Bengaluru.
5:30 pm: He (Kejriwal) wants to prove that he will not tolerate corruption and he is doing that without any basis-Sheila Dikshit.
5:20 pm: I was a big fan of his music, pay my respects to him says Nitin Gadkari on Ravindra Jain.
5:00 pm: This is when there is no Lokpal in Delhi, imagine if it was there.Whole cabinet would have to resign says RPN Singh,Congress on Delhi minister sacked.
4:50 pm: In less than 8 months, 1/3rd of AAP's ministers are facing corruption charges says Ajay Maken, Congress.
4:40 pm: Rahul Gandhi is increasingly emerging as an occassional player in politics says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
4:30 pm: Veteran music composer and lyricist Ravindra Jain passes away in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital.
4:20 pm: Ballimaran MLA Imran Hussain to replace sacked minister Asim Ahmad Khan in the Delhi cabinet.
4:00 pm: That you can see in every election, there is polarization,riots taking place,there were BJP people involved in Dadri incident says Rahul Gandhi.
3:50 pm: Former CAG Vinod Rai tells SC he is not satisfied with previous audits of Swami Padmanabhan Temple trust, SC tells Rai to do fresh audits.
3:25 pm: Farmers are committing suicide in large numbers, PM needs to take a look at this and help kisaan of this country says Rahul Gandhi.
3:10 pm: Whether it's issue of MSP or crops being destroyed as a result of bad weather, Centre doesn't seem to have a strategy says Rahul Gandhi.
3:00 pm: Sad part is, the support that Central Govt should be giving to state is missing says Rahul Gandhi in Mandya (Karnataka).
2:50 pm: Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011.
2:30 pm: UP Govt is manipulating to serve its own purposes, says Maneka Gandhi on Dadri incident.
2:10 pm: Jitan Ram Manjhi was betrayed by Nitish Kumar, says PM Narendra Modi
2:00 pm: Bihar has the least number of toilets. The rich have it but the poor don't. People who talk of rights of the poor dont care about it, says Modi.
1:45 pm: This is not a rally of people, but a storm, says PM Modi in Aurangabad, Bihar.
1:30 pm: PM Narendra Modi addressing a rally in Aurangabad.
1:00 pm: The police chief has assured us of a fair investigation, says Vikas Swarup, MEA on Saudi incident.
12:50 pm: We gave a package of Rs. I,65,000 crore for Bihar. This will boost the youth of this state, says PM Modi.
12:40 pm: Now Bihar needs "Vikaas Raj" not "Jungle Raj", says PM Modi.
12:30 pm: This "Maha Swarthbandhan" ruled Bihar for so long. All these three people were once vilifying each other, says Modi.
12:20 pm: I didnt see such a scene even during Lok Sabha polls, says PM Modi on the crowd gathered in Sasaram.
12:15 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Sasaram, Bihar.
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Sasaram, Bihar. To address a rally shortly. pic.twitter.com/MCYsQMvzLv— ANI (@ANI_news) October 9, 2015
12:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Sasaram, Bihar. To address a rally shortly.
RJD delegation at EC office in Patna to complain against PM Modi and his "shaitaan" statement. pic.twitter.com/G2tsJW5lsH— ANI (@ANI_news) October 9, 2015
11:45 am: RJD delegation at EC office in Patna to complain against PM Modi and his "shaitaan" statement.
11:30 am: SC to pronounce its order on Monday on a plea seeking levy of pollution compensatory charges on commercial vehicles entering Delhi.
11:10 am: IPL spot fixing case, IPL main sponsor Pepsi Co sends a notice to BCCI expressing intention to withdraw its sponsorship.
11:00 am: BJP never indulges in communal politics. It might be that some people communalise an issue to gain political mileage, says Rajnath Singh.
10:40 am: Meat in Akhlaq's fridge was mutton, says Report
10:20 am: Independent MLA Engineer Rashid protests outside J&K Assembly over yesterday's incident, supporters detained.
10:10 am: Delhi Tourism Minister reaches Ghulam Ali's residence in Delhi.
9:45 am: RJD to complain to the EC over PM's "shaitaan" remark for Lalu Yadav, will urge EC to ban PM from campaigning in Bihar.
9:30 am: Our embassy is in touch with the victim, says EAM Sushma Swaraj on Indian lady's hand being chopped off in Saudi Arabia.
9:15 am: This is unacceptable. We have taken this up with Saudi authorities, says EAM Sushma Swaraj.
9:00 am: Chopping of hand of Indian lady - We are very much disturbed over brutal manner in which Indian lady has been treated in Saudi Arabia, says Sushma Swaraj.
8:45 am: PM Narendra Modi to hold 2 rallies in Bihar today, in Sasaram & Aurangabad.
8:30 am: Voting for Panchayat Elections begins in Lucknow.
Voting for Panchayat Elections begins in Lucknow. pic.twitter.com/VOtzfhEgTq— ANI (@ANI_news) October 9, 2015
8:15 am: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to hold a rally today in Samastipur.
8:00 am: Rahul Gandhi to visit Karnataka today.