Despite several crucial political activities and movements ahead, the world has been gripped in world cup fever. Follow all news updates here on Monday, July 14.
10:15 pm: Need clarity on taxation of REITs, says industry body
9:45 pm: French award for Pinki Anand
9:30 pm: 12,208 ha panchayat land encroached in Haryana: CAG
9:15 pm: Budget disappointing for fertiliser sector: FAI
9:00 pm: CAG points to lapses in approval to 19 buildings by civic body
8:40 pm: Hearing on Amit Shah's discharge plea adjourned till July 24
8:35 pm: Rajasthan aims 6,500 MW power in next five years: Budget
8:30 pm: Bill Clinton to visit Jaipur mid-day meal kitchen on July 17
8:15 pm: Punjab govt gives nod to amend 'Advocates Welfare Fund Act'
8:00 pm: NSE Nifty ends flat in cautious trade
7:40 pm: Coal India arm MCL resumes mining in Odisha projs after 3 days
7:25 pm: Merchant ship sinks off Mumbai coast; all 20 sailors rescued.
6:22 pm: Mamata Banerjee to visit Singapore to attract investment for West Bengal
6:00 pm: Rajya Sabha passes Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill
5:10 pm: Delhi gang-rape: Supreme Court stays death sentence of two convicts
4.52 pm: Government slaps $579 million additional penalty on RIL for missing gas production target.
4.38 pm: Congress asks governement to bring out a white paper on destruction of files by the ministry of home affairs.
4.13 pm: SC stays execution of death sentence of December 2012 Delhi gangrape-and-murder case convicts Akshay and Vinay.
4.00 pm: O P Kohli, Balramji Das Tandon and Keshari Nath Tripathi to be new Governors of Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal respectively (PTI)
3.54 pm: Students are protesting outside the UPSC office against the Civil Services Aptitude Test.
3:35 pm: Digvijaya Singh speaks on everything and anything. The BJP or the Govt is clear we aren't involved in this interview: Nalin Kohli on Vaidik.
3:08 pm: We meet everyone with an open heart, whoever wants to meet; regardless of nation, belief or religion: Hafiz Saeed.
3:00 pm: Babri Mosque demolition case: CBI special court in LKO issues NBW against BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj and Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
2:51 pm: We discussed how all 26/11 evidences provided by India have been rejected & asked Vaidik, why India does not respect Pak courts: Hafiz Saeed.
2:48 pm: Delhi: ABVP protest outside UPSC office.
Delhi: ABVP protest outside UPSC office pic.twitter.com/W8trrPaQ3r— ANI (@ANI_news) July 14, 2014
2:25 pm: He met 26/11 mastermind,one who spews venom against us daily,Vaidik used to lecture all on nationalism,so why did he meet?- Subramanian Swamy.
2:12 pm: We went to Pakistan for summit for just one day, Vaidik ji stayed back for weeks after that,what he did after,we have no idea about-MS Aiyer.
2:00 pm: Shashi Tharoor: The nation needs to know who Mr Vaidik was representing, didn't look like a journalistic assignment.
1:45 pm: Congress is opposing the TRAI amendment bill just for the heck of it-M Venkaiah Naidu.
1:25 pm: Shocking that Mamata Banerjee did a U-Turn in the Parliament over TRAI amendment bill: Congress.
1:20 pm: Inflation eases to 5.43 per cent in June as against 6.01 per cent in May (PTI).
1:15 pm: TRAI amendment bill passed in Lok Sabha; bill paves the way for Nripendra Mishra's appointment as Principal Secy to PM.
1:10 pm: Never ever has it happened in the past that people close to Govt meet our enemies like this-Manish Tewari on Vaidik.
1:00 pm: Vaidik is a journalist who has nothing to do with Govt.Our stand has always been that Hafiz Saeed is a terrorist-Prakash Javadekar,BJP.
12:45 pm: I won't comment on it as i am not a spokesperson of the Govt-Uma Bharti on Ved Pratap Vaidik.
12:27 pm: Whatever needs to be done for the welfare of the nation should be done: Tariq Anwar (NCP) on BRICS summit.
12:17 pm: Journalists meet all kinds of people, they have that freedom: Tariq Anwar (NCP) on VP Vaidik meeting Hafiz Saeed.
12:01 pm: When the TRAI bill comes to Rajya Sabha we will see what we want to do: Rajeev Shukla.
11:55 am: I need to know details as to who sent him and why he went before I comment : MM Joshi on Ved Pratap Vaidik.
11:53 am: Ranchi: Lalu Yadav to appears before CBI Court for the case of Fodder Scam.
11.51 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned for 35 minutes as Congress MPs unsatisfied with Jaitley's reply on scribe's meeting with Hafiz, seek his arrest.
11.45 am: Lalu Yadav appears before CBI Court for the case of Fodder Scam in Ranchi.
11:05 am: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questions NDA govt over yoga guru Ramdev's associate Ved Pratap Vaidik's meet with Hafiz Saeed.
11:01 am: Congress leaders meet in Parliament to discuss strategy to oppose TRAI Amendment.
10:53 am: Vaidik explained the meeting with Hafiz Saeed was personal but Congress and BJP slam Ramdev's aide.
10:42 am: Yoga guru Ramdev's associate Ved Pratap Vaidik stokes fresh controversy after he met 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed while on a visit to Pak.
10:34 am: Juveniles accused of crimes like rape should be treated at par with adult offenders: Maneka Gandhi, Women & Child Development Minister.
10:28 am: Heated day expected in Parliament as Congress & TMC get set to oppose BJP'S TRAI Amendment push.
10:26 am: Germany elebrates as they become first European team to win FIFA World Cup on South American soil.
10:15 am: 48 hours after he said pub culture in Goa should be restricted, Union Minister Shripad Naik now backtracks & denies making any such comment.
10:05 am: Who doesnt know why Congress lost elections? Everyone knows: Naresh Agarwal (SP) on AK Antony's report.
10:00 am: Law being changed for a person is astonishing, if that starts happening any single person can become powerful: Naresh Agarwal (SP) on TRAI.
9:55 am: Delhi: Minister of Health Dr. Harsh Vardhan pays his last respects Senior VHP leader Giriraj Kishore.
Delhi: Minister of Health Dr. Harsh Vardhan pays his last respects Senior VHP leader Giriraj Kishore pic.twitter.com/37PMagVukn— ANI (@ANI_news) July 14, 2014
9:38 am: VP Vaidik should come forward and tell what his conversation with Hafeez Saeed was about: Rashid Alvi.
9:15 am: Issue isn't who PM chooses to be his Principal Secretary but why law should be changed for one person: Rashid Alvi on TRAI Amendment bill.
9:12 am: Sawan festival begins in Haridwar.
Sawan festival begins in Haridwar pic.twitter.com/YQuePD5Mb3— ANI (@ANI_news) July 14, 2014
9:06 am: I'm happy EC concluded that the paid news story that newspapers were running wasn't true: Ashok Chavan on EC's notice.
9:00 am: I am sure VP Vaidik tried to change Hafeez Saeed heart, VP Vaidik is a journalist and he can meet anyone: Baba Ramdev.
8:55 am: I hope the BRICS Summit leads to strengthening of India: Shahnawaz Hussain.
8:34 am: Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at Iftar Party.
Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at Iftar Party pic.twitter.com/hUJ22GdqiF— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2014
8:17 am: PM Narendra Modi's arrival in Berlin for a brief stop over en route to Brazil.
PM Narendra Modi's arrival in Berlin for a brief stop over en route to Brazil pic.twitter.com/AtAv0EhYVK— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2014
8:11 am: The slogan of "Congress mukt Maharashtra" will come true: Vinod Tawde (BJP) on EC notice to Ashok Chavan.