Bengaluru, July 2: Second batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims flagged off from Jammu base camp earlier today.
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10.05 pm: This is a conspiracy against us and nothing else. I have a BA degree and a B. Ed degree, says AAP MLA Bhavna Gaur.
9.40 pm: Veteran actress, BJP MP Hema Malini injured in a road accident in Dausa while on her way to Jaipur; rushed to a hospital in Jaipur.
Hema Malini was on her way from Agra to Jaipur when her vehicle collided with another, in Dausa (Rajasthan). Hema Malini has been admitted to Fortis hospital, Jaipur.
Hema Malini’s Mercedes collided with an Alto car.The BJP MP received head injuries. 4 in Alto car are severely injured. More info awaited.— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
Spot visuals: BJP MP Hema Malini meets with an accident in Dausa, Rajasthan pic.twitter.com/RVxh9cZOWc— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
One girl child died in the accident and another child has been referred to Jaipur: Shankar Lal Sharma pic.twitter.com/K0Z1TMQdFh— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
9.35 pm: No passenger was offloaded. 3 passengers weren't allowed to board the flight because they were late: Kiren Rijiju
If inconvenience was caused because the flight was preponed then we apologize for it, Rijiju further said on Air India flight delay issue.
9.15 pm: The use of plastic has been banned in Haridwar. The National Green Tribunal announced Rs 5000 fine per violation.
9.00 pm: Delhi: PM Narendra Modi chaired high level meeting to review progress of National Highway programmes.
8.45 pm: I bet BJP is more embarrassed by Subramanian Swamy's statement (on homosexuality) than they accept: Gautam Bhan
BJP's Shaina NC did say that BJP supports decriminalization of homosexuality, waiting for BJP to get courage to follow through. If BJP believes in leading India as it claims to be doing, they should do it in every aspect, Bhan further added.
We ran away from home. Have been living together for last 3 years and love each other as man and wife: Najma Khatoon pic.twitter.com/Ea1bq12EHZ— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
8.34 pm: Delhi: LGBTQ community protests against SC's reversal of historic judgement of reading down Section 377.
Section 377 is applicable to the general population too, people fail to realize that: Abhina Aher (Pehchaan) pic.twitter.com/Sf2JMC0RPo— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
Nature created me with 5 fingers, same Nature created Hrithik Roshan with 6 fingers; does that make him unnatural?: Abhina Aher on Sec377
8.15 pm: Stats that have come forth are before HC advisory was issued: PK Shahi (Education Min)on mass resignation of teachers.
8.02 pm: ED records statement of N Srinivasan, ex-BCCI president, in a case of alleged money-laundering against former IPL boss Lalit Modi. (PTI)
7.56 pm: 1 held for tortoise smuggling from Bahraich (UP), he was on his way to Unnao to sell off 24 tortoise for Rs 500 each.
7.45 pm: I was very happy that education got highest budget by Delhi Govt: APJ Abdul Kalam (Former President).
7.30 pm: Four hardcore NDFB militants arrested by Assam Police from Baksa (Assam), arms and ammunition recovered.
7.00 pm: Representatives of Global Poverty Project meet PM Narendra Modi.
Delhi: Representatives of Global Poverty Project meet PM Narendra Modi (Source: PMO) pic.twitter.com/mzrxdOj7Gw— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
6.45 pm: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju apologises for inconvenience caused to passengers
6.30 pm: A house collapsed due to landslide caused by heavy rains in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand.
A house collapsed due to landslide triggered by heavy rains in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand. https://t.co/HDbeSbUOs2— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
6.15 pm: Nobody can delay flight except for safety reasons.Maha CM inconvenienced hundreds of passengers on board. The Maharashtra CM must apologise to the nation", says former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan.
6.00 pm: "I reiterate, the reports of me delaying flight are misleading", Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tweets.
5.45 pm: Under right to education, children who arent taught under National School Curriculum are considered out of school: Vinod Tawde
5.30 pm: "Playing cricket is my passion for whichever team I represent, figuring out my legal rights to take right steps in this matter. I have never been involved in any wrong doing and all allegations against me are false", says Cricketer Suresh Raina.
5.25 pm: National Green Tribunal slams Railways, asks for list of offenders who refused to pay fine & who dumped waste on tracks.
5.15 pm: Children studying in these Madrasas would be considered as "out of school" students: Maharashtra Govt
5.00 pm: US demands extradition of 7 FIFA officials detained in May, say reports.
4.45 pm: Nicholas Winton, who saved children from the holocaust , dies at 106
4.30 pm: PM's Office asks Ministry of Civil Aviation for a report on delay in Air India flights on account of VIP travels in the recent past: PIB.
4.25 pm: Parliamentary panel proposes 100% pay hike for MPs, panel MP justifies need for hike.
4.20 pm: "If you cant work for the public at least dont be a cause for their trouble", says Gaurav Bhatia, SP on Kiren Rijiju.
4.15 pm: "There's no confusion, there should not be contradiction. There is no question on credibility of madrasas", says BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.
4.10 pm: Sania Mirza - Martina Hingis advance to 2nd round of the Wimbledon Championship with a straight-set victory.
4.05 pm: Sensex falls 75.07 points to end at 27,945.80; Nifty drops 8.15 points to 8,444.90.
4.00 pm: MK Meena is head of ACB, his appointment as per my understanding is legal, in case you have any ques you should direct them to him: BS Bassi.
3.55 pm: Moderate quake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hits Kashmir Valley, no damage reported.
3.50 pm: PM Modi's 'Digital India' is not a new concept. Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi started it long time back: Tarun Gogoi, Assam CM
3.45 pm: Kiren Rijiju(MoS,Home) reviews situation in areas affected by landslides triggered by heavy rains in Kalimpong, Darjeeling.
3.40 pm: China dismisses reports that 5,000 PLA soldiers were posted in PoK as "groundless", says even ants of that number can be detected easily.
3.13 pm: PIL challenges Maharashtra government's survey on madrassas being 'non schools': CNN-IBN
2.52 pm: We will not spare anyone who's taking away rights of poor,action will be taken: Manish Sisodia on Fake EWS admissions.
2.14 pm: J&K governor NN Vohra visits the holy cave in Amarnath Yatra
1.09 pm: AAP government using state funds for self promotion: Congress
12.45 pm: China proposes to discuss the Lakhvi issue with India in the joint mechanism on counter-terrorism.
12.13 pm: Message circulated that an untoward incident may take place during Ramzan, Mumbai Police asked to be on alert
11.44 am: No proposal to hold talks with Hurriyat, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh
11.15 am: This Pradhanmantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna is critical to ensure better use of our resources- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
10.47 am: Ratan Tata to join Singapore-based early stage venture captial fund Jungle Ventures as Special Advisor
10.17 am: CBI to question former telecom min Dayanidhi Maran once again today
9.33 am: Uttarakhand: Haldwani-Ramnagar highway blocked as heavy rainfall triggers landslide
Uttarakhand: Haldwani-Ramnagar highway blocked as heavy rainfall triggers landslide pic.twitter.com/G84wDoA3sn— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015
9.10 am: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Union Minister For Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh to brief the Press on Cabinet decisions at 11:00 am today.
8.23 am: US authorities recover bronze idol
stolen from Indian temple (PTI)
8.00 am: Second batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims flagged off from Jammu base camp earlier today
Second batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims flagged off from Jammu base camp earlier today pic.twitter.com/HjZNGl1fXE— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2015