Bengaluru, April 27: The Rajya Sabha witnessed an uproar on Wednesday as BJP leader Subramanian Swamy named Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the AgustaWestland scam, prompting Congress members to urge the chair to expunge the name.
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10:20 pm: Activist Trupti Desai writes to Mohan Bhagwat urging latter that women be given equal representation in RSS as men, also seeks appointment.
9:37 pm: Woman suicide bomber blows herself up in Turkish city of Bursa; killing herself and wounding at least 10: AFP.
9:00 pm: Their behavior in AgustaWestland is of similar type which happened in case of 2G (scam) & Coalgate: Ravi Shankar Prasad.
8:48 pm: There is no point in disruption, Congress is capable of a robust response, they should do that: Pinaki Misra, MP, BJD.
8:17 pm: BJP will fence India-Bangladesh border to prevent intruders from coming in: Amit Shah in Kolkata.
8:00 pm: Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to MoU between Insurance Regulatory & Dev Authority of India (IRDAI) & Insurance Authority of UAE.
7:45 pm: Two debt-ridden farmers from Jagraon and Sangrur districts in Punjab commit suicide due to poor financial conditions.
7.17 pm: Army neutralized a wanted terrorist of ULFA(I) in Talpathar village in Tinsukia district of Assam today, an AK-81 assault rifle recovered.
7.16 pm: 'Sundara Kanda' (a part of epic Ramayana) recitation organized at RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's residence in Patna.
7.07 pm: CBI arrests a senior section engineer of western railway, Ratlam (MP) for accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh.
7.06 pm: Politics should not be done over drought issue. Opposition is ready to work in cooperation with Centre to address this issue, says GN Azad in RS.
7.05 pm: Shouldn't PM call for an all party meet and CMs meet to address drought issue?: GN Azad questions in RS.
7.01 pm: Yahoo to add four board members from activist fund Starboard.
7.00 pm: NDA Govt was sleeping for last 2 years, they did nothing, says AK Antony.
6.46 pm: CBI arrests senior section engineer of Railways for accepting bribe of Rs 1 lakh in Ratlam(Madhya Pradesh).
6.44 pm: 26-year old woman gang raped, killed & later thrown from roof by 3 men in Ludhiana (Punjab).Case registered,all 3 accused have been arrested.
6.44 pm: Rahul Gandhi and Buddhadeb Bhattacharya at a CPIM-Congress rally in Kolkata.
6.43 pm: Various cases under Prevention of Corruption Act, PMLA pursued against James Christian Michel (Agusta deal middleman) by India, says MEA.
6.42 pm: There was no meeting between PM Modi and PM Renzi of Italy as part of PM's bilateral meetings at the UNGA in September 2015. MEA clarifies.
6.21 pm: Rahul Gandhi pauses his speech during Azaan (call to prayer) in Kolkata.
6.19 pm: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing a rally in Kolkata.
5.43 pm: An AK-81 assault rifle along with a magazine & some other items recovered. A thorough search operation is currently in progress.
5.44 pm: Self styled Sergeant Major Rongmon Asom, a senior leader of ULFA, neutralised in Tinsukia, Assam.
5.42 pm: Bombay HC asks CBI on Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar murder cases, "How many status reports and anniversaries for investigation?".
5.20 pm: Meeting of Congress General Secretaries today at 6 pm at AICC HQs.
5.06 pm: Sheena Bora murder case: Hearing on Peter Mukerjea's bail plea adjourned till April 30.
5.05 pm: SC has fixed the date, so we will have to abide by that: Harish Rawat.
4.39 pm: 67 properties of Sahara are up for sale, process to start next week says SEBI to SC.
4.33 pm: Rahul attacks Mamata government and says " neither development is here nor education is too great here. Only TMC syndicate raj runs in West Bengal.
4.25 pm: SC has fixed the date, so we will have to abide by that, says Harish Rawat on Uttarakhand crisis.
4.15 pm: Sahara tells SC "Subrata Roy's health condition deteriorating, can't survive another summer in jail."
4.00 pm: No floor test will be conducted on April 29 says SC on Uttarakhand row.
3.46 pm: 21 Tamil Nadu fishermen apprehended by Srilankan Navy.More details awaited
3.30 pm: Judicial custody of Indrani Mukerjea, Peter Mukerjea, Shyamvar Rai and Sanjeev Khanna extended till May 9 in Sheena Bora murder case.
3.25 pm: Criminals hold guard hostage, loot around 50 lakh from a bank in Madipur
3.15 pm: Sudden change of weather in Delhi, dust storm hits the capital.
3.00 pm: Even after Pathankot attack we welcomed their SIT team,no one heckled them,this is India, says Raza Murad on Kabir Khan.
2.40 pm: Special PMLA court issues non-bailable warrant against Chhagan Bhujbal's son Pankaj Bhujbal and 34 others in Mumbai.
2.20 pm: DMK's MK Stalin files his nomination for Kolathur constituency for upcoming TN Assembly elections.
2.15 pm: SC frames 7 questions pertaining to President's rule in #Uttarakhand and seeks Centre's response on the same.
2.10 pm: Special PMLA court sends Sameer Bhujbal and Chhagan Bhujbal to judicial custody till May 11 in money laundering case.
2.00 pm: Indian director Kabir Khan heckled at Karachi airport for making 'anti-Pakistan' films.
WATCH: Indian director Kabir Khan heckled,threatened with a shoe at Karachi airport for making 'anti-Pakistan' filmshttps://t.co/AEtnsiaTRf— ANI (@ANI_news) April 27, 2016
1.55 pm: Body of a 28 year old woman found in a house in Bindapur. Police at the spot.
1.50 pm: DMDK Chief Captain Vijaykanth files nomination from Ulundurpet constituency.
1.45 pm: Last two years this Govt has done nothing. They were sleeping, says AK Antony.
1.40 pm: Fire in Odisha CM's chamber brought under control.
1.34 pm: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari comes to Parliament on a cycle, says he is following Odd Even rule.
1.00 pm: This matter must be discussed. you cannot say Bhagat singh a terrorist, says Anurag Thakur, BJP in Lok Sabha.
12.45 pm: SC observed 'it is better to move out the matches in wake of the drought' on IPL.
12.35 pm: SC dismisses MCA's plea against Bombay HC order on shifting IPL matches out of Maharashtra, no IPL match in the state after May 1.
12.15 pm: Allegations are baseless, part of their strategy of character assassination', says Sonia Gandhi on Augusta Westland.
12.05 pm: I am not afraid, let them take my name: Sonia Gandhi on VVIP chopper scam.
11.38 am: The arguments being advanced by the counsel for Sasikala Natrajan and two others will conclude today in the Supreme Court. Karnataka would commence arguments with a rejoinder from Tuesday onwards.
11.25 am: Reports that Prime Ministers of India and Italy met are completely false: FM Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha.
11.02 am: Restrictions imposed around Lal Chowk & Maisuma area
Srinagar (J&K): Restrictions imposed around Lal Chowk & Maisuma area pic.twitter.com/rwKuKy5lXb— ANI (@ANI_news) April 27, 2016
10.38 am: SC to hear Centre's plea against Uttarakhand HC order at 2 PM today.
9.35 am: Karnataka to export 10,000 tonnes of mangoes, the king of fruits will be shipped to US and Malaysia
Bengaluru: Karnataka to export 10,000 tonnes of mangoes, the king of fruits will be shipped to US and Malaysia pic.twitter.com/RNVLSPE8JX— ANI (@ANI_news) April 27, 2016
8.45 am: Congress to raise Pakistan JIT issue
(looking into the Pathankot probe) in Lok
8.17 am: Fire continues to rage at Biomax Fuels Limited in Duvvada (Visakhapatnam), it broke out at 7:30pm yesterday.
Fire continues to rage at Biomax Fuels Limited in Duvvada(Visakhapatnam), it broke out at 7:30pm yesterday. pic.twitter.com/ZPfpCD8clP— ANI (@ANI_news) April 27, 2016
8.15 am: Fire tenders trying to douse flames, fire broke out at 5 am in Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar (Delhi)
8.00 am: Supreme Court to hear Centre's plea today against Uttarakhand High Court order that set aside the President's rule in the state.