10.45 pm: 7-year-old injured as Pakistani troops resume shelling and firing in Poonch in Jammu
10.10 pm: In India's chase for black money allegedly stashed abroad, Switzerland says it will examine requests on priority: Press Trust of India
9.40 pm: Switzerland,India agree to continue dialogue on tax matters:Joint statement after first high-level meeting after new government in India.
9.20 pm: Approximate 64 pc turnout recorded in Maharashtra Assembly polls: PTI
8.50 pm: Egyptian officials say country's warplanes are bombing positions of Islamist militias in Libya.
8.26 pm: Former Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has formally launched his campaign to run in next year's presidential election.
8.20 pm: Coast Guard arrests 14 Pakistani fishermen off Gujarat coast
7.55 pm: ISL 2014, Match 4: At half-time, visitors Chennaiyin FC are leading 2-0 against FC Goa.
7:06 pm: Good that all exit polls have give us a victory, BJP will form a Govt with a clear majority in Maharashtra, says BJP's possible CM candidate Devendra Fadnavis.
7:05 pm: Don't think any single party is going to get clear majority,certainly there will be a coalition Govt in Maharashtra, says NCP leader Praful Patel.
6:45 pm: The voter turnout has been the highest ever, till 6pm it was about 73% in Haryana.
6.20 pm: We're confident of win, we'll secure over 160 seats if voting percentage crosses 65: Maharashtra BJP's Devendra Fadnavis
6.12 pm: Haryana polls: EC's provisional figure puts voter turnout at 72.1 pc at 6 pm
6.00 pm: Three instances of Islamic State flag being noticed in Srinagar, says Indian Army
5.45 pm: Maoists open fire on polling party in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, police at polling post fire back.
5.25 pm: Maharashtra records 55 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm, Haryana sees over 64.7 per cent polling.
5.22 pm: Rs one crore compensation to be given to the family of constable Jagbir, who was shot dead by criminals two days back.
5.00 pm: 55.9% voters exercise their right till 3.30 pm in Haryana. In Mumbai, 37.5 % voting till 3 pm.
4.35 pm: Nationwide mobile number portability expected by March 31, says telecom department source.
4.10 pm: SC asks Centre to explain delay in filling CPCB chief's post, adjourns hearing on Ganga cleaning issue till Oct 28.
3.50 pm: Allahabad HC issues notice to makers of Haider, Censor Board on PIL seeking ban on screening of film.
3.35 pm: China objects to India's plan to construct a road network from Tawang to Changlang in Arunachal Pradesh.
3.05 pm: Second health worker in Texas tests positive for Ebola.
2.45 pm: Low turnout of 31% in Maharashtra so far, Haryana records impressive 40% voting.
2.20 pm: It is true that the Thackerays have never fought elections, but we've never backed out from responsibilities: Uddhav Thackeray.
2.05 pm: China rebukes Taiwan for 'irresponsible' comments on Hong Kong.
1.55 pm: BJP workers injured INLD workers which shows BJP is a gunda party, people will respond with "vote ki chott": Dushyant Chautala, INLD.
1.30 pm: Wherever I have campaigned I have seen that people are in the favor of BJP: Rao Inderjit Singh, BJP.
12.40 pm: AIADMK wants CB-CID probe into fake certificates' racket.
12.25 pm: Ceasefire violation in Sawjian sector in Poonch, retaliated by the Indian forces. No casualties reported.
12.00 pm: Supreme Court reserves order on Asaram's interim bail plea in a rape case.
11.50 am: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray casts his vote along with wife Rashmi Thackeray and son Aditya Thackeray.
11.45 am: Maharashtra Assembly polls per cent: 16% voting in Pandharpur till 11am,13% in Mumbai,10% in Pune.
11.35 am: Thane: School girl abducted, abused; one arrested.
11.20 am: We have respect for everyone, but if they disrespect us we will not tolerate it: Nitin Gadkari on Shiv Sena
11.04 am: Every one should exercise their right to vote, it is really important for the nation: Sachin Tendulkar
Every one should exercise their right to vote, it is really important for the nation: Sachin Tendulkar pic.twitter.com/CzsAZtsfsn— ANI (@ANI_news) October 15, 2014
10.55 am: "Non-Jat should be Haryana CM," says Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh.
10.45 am: Court directs CBI to file a "progress report" of further investigation in the case on November 10.
10.40 am: Maharashtra records 7.31% voting till 9 am, Mumbai and Thane register low turnout of 5.5%
10.30 am: Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand charged over Twitter comment.
10.15 am: Prithviraj Chavan casts his vote in Karad, NCP President Sharad Pawar casts his vote in Mumbai.
10.09 am: Clash between INLD and BJP supporters at a polling station in Basgaon, Hisar.
9.45 am: Pakistan targets several Army posts in Saujian sector in J&K's Poonch along the LoC.
9.40 am: Polling per cent till 9:30am is - Mewat: 5.3%; Palwal: 4.4%; Panchkula: 4.8%; Panipat: 6.4%; Rewari: 1.5%; Rohtak: 7.7%; Sirsa: 5.0%; Sonepat: 5.0%; Yamunagar: 9.0%
9.25 am: I appeal people to cast their votes for a stable government, a single vote can also bring change: Supriya Sule
9.15 am: BJP alleges booth capturing by INLD (Indian National Lok Dal) in Narnaund constituency.
8.55 am: US: Islamic States forces move freely across Iraq's Anbar province.
8.30 am: I hope people will come out to cast their votes and elect good candidates: Nawab Malik, NCP
7.45 am: Mangalyaan is going to meet a comet, Siding Spring. This could bring out some exciting facts about solar system.
7.15 am: Polling begins in Maharashtra and Haryana.