Bengaluru, Nov 10: Indians across the world, especially in India, started celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights. The festival would be celebrated till Thursday, Nov 12.
Get all news updates from India and other countries of the world here on Tuesday, Nov 10:
9: 45 pm: "On the eve of Diwali, we are witnessing the first fireworks. No surprises there," tweets P Chidambaram on BJP veterans' statement
9: 30 pm: BJP veterans MM Joshi and LK Advani issue statement on party debacle in Bihar poll, take on Prime Minister
8: 40 pm: Principal reason for the Bihar defeat is the way the party has been emasculated last year, says BJP veterans MM Joshi and LK Advani
8: 19 pm: Yes, we (MM Joshi, LK Advani, Shanta Kumar & Yashwant Sinha) are going to issue a statement on Bihar Polls defeat: Yashwant Sinha to ANI
8: 17 pm: Intolerance existed even when the icon of tolerance Jawaharlal Nehru ruled this country: Bibek Debroy
8: 02 pm: Kerala finance minister KM Mani, accused of taking bribe, resigns.
7: 58 pm: 3 dead and 4 seriously injured as a cracker fire led to the blast of a power generator in a restaurant in Bhubaneswar
7: 24 pm: Karnataka: Praveen Togadia condemns 'brutal killing' of VHP worker
6: 47 pm: Foreign investment required for cycle of economic activity has to go on: Arun Jaitley
6: 33 pm: Today's reforms are another example of emphasis on Minimum Govt, Maximum Governance, says PM Narendra Modi after relaxation of FDI norms
6:00 pm: All fundamental rights restored in the Maldives after security forces advice the President that they have addressed "security concerns".
5:52 pm: Maldives lifts State of Emergency with immediate effect.
5:40 pm: BJP's Bihar defeat is a result of their own doing, they failed to deliver most of their promises: K Kavitha, TRS
5:30 pm: I'm highly disappointed, they have gone back on their commitment to soldiers. This is not OROP, it is '5 OROP':AK Antony, Former Defence Minister.
5:20 pm: I'm highly disappointed, they have gone back on their commitment to soldiers.This is not OROP, it is '5 OROP':AK Antony,Former Defence Min.
5:12 pm: Govt allows 100% FDI in non-news channels through auto route, increases FDI in news channel from 26% to 49% through Govt route.
4:55 pm: Upto 49% FDI permitted in the Defence Sector.
4:52 pm: 100% FDI now permitted under automatic route in duty free shops located and operated in the customs bonded areas.
4:50 pm: Government decides to introduce complete fungibility of FDI in banking-private sector.
4:45 pm: 100% FDI permitted in coffee, rubber, cardamom, palm oil, olive oil plantations.
4:40 pm: Delhi: Ex-servicemen return their medals in protest over Govt's OROP notification.
4:30 pm: Govt eases FDI norms in 15 major sectors, raises FIPB approval limit to Rs 5,000 crore from Rs 3,000 crore.
4:20 pm: Government has brought in FDI related Reforms and liberalisation touching upon 15 major Sectors of the Economy.
Salient measures include Limited Liability Partnerships, Defence, Broadcasting Sector, Civil Aviation, Construction development sector, Manufacturing Sector, downstream investment and approval conditions.
4:10 pm: Political and security related discussion on global and regional issues to take place: S Jaishankar, Foreign Secy on PM's upcoming UK visit.
4:00 pm: PM Modi will be paying homage to the Mahatma Gandhi statue inaugurated last year during his UK visit: S. Jaishankar.
3:55 pm: AK Antony and Kerala Congress in-charge Mukul Wasni meet Sonia Gandhi at 10 Janpath.
3:45 pm: Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani who is accused of taking bribe, offers to resign: Sources.
3:40 pm: Sensex cracks below 26,000-mark by falling 378.14 pts to 25,743.26 in the last session of Samvat 2071; Nifty ends 131.85 pts down at 7,783.3.
3:10 pm: DGCA is already conducting inquiry since black box has also been recovered:Sanjay Kumar,GM west region of Pawan Hans .
3.00 pm: We have not taken action of returning medals,it is against the decorum of defence forces or ex-servicemen: Col(Retd) Dinesh Nain,GS,UFESM
At few places by claiming ex-servicemen are returning medal;it may be personal agenda of Satbir Singh: Dinesh Nain pic.twitter.com/yaGZCELmtP— ANI (@ANI_news) November 10, 2015
2.55 pm: Medals are not a piece of metal that can be returned to any local body,its given by President &we respect it: Col(Retd) Dinesh Nain,GS,UFESM
2:40 pm: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the board of the Bank for International Settlements.
2:25 pm: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to expand his Council of Ministers before Winter Session of the state legislature.
2.00 pm: BJP workers protest against KM Mani demanding his resignation over bar bribery case in Thiruvananthapuram.
Police use water cannons agnst BJP workers protesting agnst KM Mani demanding his resignation in Thiruvananthapuram. pic.twitter.com/63ZdMPuiDS— ANI (@ANI_news) November 10, 2015
1.50 pm: Agar Bharat mein Tipu Sultan ki jayanti nahi manayi jayegi, toh kiski jayanti manaoge aap? Nathuram Godse ki jayanti manaoge? Danish Ali, JDS
1:40 pm: Deliberate act of violence by fringe elements in BJP: PC Chacko, Congress, on protest during Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary celebrations in Karnataka.
Police lathi charge protesters during protest agnst Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary celebrations in Madikeri, K'taka pic.twitter.com/rdUrStLgwR— ANI (@ANI_news) November 10, 2015
1.20 pm: ISIS presence in India is insignificant: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
1.15 pm: Mohan Bhagwat's statement on reservation was not damaging, he did not say anything against reservation: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir has improved compared to 2013-2014-Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh— ANI (@ANI_news) November 10, 2015
1.10 pm: Terror & talks don't go together, till there is peace on border; no chance of a bilateral series with Pakistan: Kirti Azad.
12.55 pm: Pawan Hans Crash: Body of pilot recovered from the damaged cockpit yesterday is identified as Captain TK Guha. Search op on for co-pilot.
12.48 pm: Pawan Hans Chopper Crash UPDATE: Body of pilot recovered from the damaged cockpit. Search operations on for the co-pilot.
12:38 pm: PM Modi must take responsibility & offer his resignation: Raghuvansh Singh, RJD over BJP's defeat.
12:30 pm: VHP, Hindu Sena organisations protest against Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary celebrations in Madikeri (Karnataka).
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah at the birth anniversary celebration of Tipu Sultan, in Bengaluru. pic.twitter.com/6QSsEmhMRP— ANI (@ANI_news) November 10, 2015
11:55 am: My major job was to get #OROP notification issued, which I have done. They must approach the Commission to discuss further problem. The demand which was not even considered for last 50 years has been more or less completed: Parrikar.
11:50 am: It's their democratic right(to protest), but I think they are misguided: Manohar Parrikar on Ex-servicemen protesting over OROP notification.
If at all they hv grievance they (ex-servicemen) should put it before commission we are appointing: Manohar Parrikar pic.twitter.com/0m6RXEFjb6— ANI (@ANI_news) November 10, 2015
11:30 am: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar spoke at the commissioning ceremony of ICGS Samarth.
10:43 am: UDF meeting ended at Kerala CM's house. Alliance feels that KM Mani should step down as the Finance Minister of Kerala over bar bribe controversy, said sources.
10:11 am: Flipkart reintroduced a mobile web option, Flipkart Lite.
9:50 am: Sensex dipped below 26,000-mark by falling 134.27 points, Rupee raised by 5 paise at 66.39 against the US dollar in early trade today.
9:21 am: Padma Shri awardee Indian-American Ashok Mago has been appointed as a member of Board of Regents of the University of North Texas.
8:55 am: Mumbai's first dedicated BEST bus lane at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) to come up by December-end.
8:32 am: After the landslide victory in Bihar, Nitish Kumar once again would take oath as the Chief Minister of the state on Nov 20, informed sources.
8:15 am: Ex-servicemen would start returning their awards in connection with their protest over One Rank One Pension (OROP).
8:12 am: Group Capt (Retd) VK Gandhi said, "We reject OROP notification by Govt. We will continue with agitation and intensify it further."