Bengaluru, Aug 5: Gujarat BJP legislature party meeting to be held in Gandhinagar today, Amit Shah to be present along with two observers.
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7.26 pm: Under these two, Gujarat will reach new heights of development, & in the near future our party will be successful under them, says Nitin Gadkari.
7.25 pm: More than ten of our ministers supported Vijay Rupani as CM and Nitin Patel as deputy CM, says Nitin Gadkari.
7.22 pm: Nitin Gadkari address the media after announcement of next CM and Deputy CM of Gujarat.
7.00 pm: Wish all the athletes luck and want them to return with medals, says Vijender Singh on Rio 2016.
6.56 pm: Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis announces that installation of 1200 WiFi hot spots (with 20 MBPS speed) will be done in Mumbai by 1st May '17.
6.54 pm: Heavy rains and flood hamper vehicular traffic on NH-5 at Shimla bypass in Shimla (HP).
6.41 pm: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan meets Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for pre-policy discussion.
6.35 pm: The CRPF personnel belonged to 109 Battalion Echo Company and was on daily routine duty guarding Raj Bhavan.
6.34 pm: IED blast near Manipur State Museum, near Imphal Polo Ground. One CRPF personnel, and one boy injured.
6.33 pm: Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel being felicitated by Nitin Gadkari, Amit Shah & Anandiben Patel in Gandhinagar (Gujarat).
6.10 pm: Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel being felicitated by Nitin Gadkari, Amit Shah and Anandiben Patel in Gandhinagar (Gujarat).
6.09 pm: Vijay Rupani to be the next Chief Minister of Gujarat. Nitin Patel to be the Deputy CM: Nitin Gadkari.
6.01 pm: Vijay Rupani to be the next Chief Minister of Gujarat. Nitin Patel to be the Deputy CM.
5.56 pm: Till now we have recovered 22 dead bodies and identified 21, says Sheetal Ugale, Collecter on Mahad bridge collapse.
5.43 pm: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit India next week, will meet EAM Sushma Swaraj on 13th August, says Vikas Swarup, MEA.
5.30 pm: Rajnath Singh went to Pakistan to participate in a multilateral event and not bilateral event, says Vikas Swarup.
5.24 pm: Saudi Govt has assured exit of the workers, we have given a list of workers who want to be there and who want to come back, says Vikas Swarup, MEA.
5.15 pm: The Home Ministry is in touch with the Assam Government and is monitoring the situation closely: PM Modi's tweet.
5.13 pm: Saddened by the attack in Kokrajhar. We strongly condemn it. Thoughts and prayers with the bereaved families and those injured, says PM Modi's tweet.
5.10 pm: The Home Ministry is in touch with the Assam Government & is monitoring the situation closely: PM Modi's tweet.
5.06 pm: It is a matter of concern, we will not allow peace to be destroyed in Assam, says Jitendra Singh on Kokrajhar attack.
5.04 pm: MEA denied and no reason was given, says Kerala Minister KTJaleel on being denied a diplomatic passport in Thiruvananthapuram.
4.51 pm: Arun Jaitley inaugurates India International Footwear fair, in Delhi.
4.46 pm: On 16th August they (WB BJP) will be holding "Bangla Bachao Signature Campaign" to not allow WB name change.
4.45 pm: WB BJP President to meet HM Rajnath Singh in Delhi on 24th August regarding the issue of renaming of West Bengal.
4.42 pm: Army has been carrying out extensive area domination operations in the strife torn District of Kokrajhar.
4.40 pm: Army launched massive combing operations, pressing into service specialised troops, tracker dogs and other specialised equipment on Kokrajhar terror attack.
4.37 pm: We discussed the security scenario in Assam (with NSA), says Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Kokrajhar attack.
4.36 pm: We discussed the security scenario of Assam, PM&HM also discussed the matter and extended condolences, says Assam CM on his meeting with Ajit Doval.
4.28 pm: Maharashtra Govt has withdrawn its decision of no helmet no petrol policy.Now helmet is not mandatory to take petrol.
4.27 pm: Sonia Gandhi has strongly condemned the militant attack in Assam and extended her condolences to the families of the thirteen innocent victims.
4.26 pm: No terror group has claimed responsibility yet; there were around 7-8 terrorists in numbers, says Subhash Bhamre (MoS Defence) on Kokrajha attack.
4.23 pm: He also added that the Army is on standby and will be called in if necessary in Kokrajhar (Assam).
4.20 pm: She has been operated for a shoulder injury by a team from Mumbai and Orthopedic Consultant from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, says Chairman (Bom), SGRH.
4.10 pm: SA Ajit Doval meets Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal over Kokrajhar (Assam) attack.
4.04 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till Monday (8th Aug '16)
3.46 pm: PM wants there to be "Bus ports" in the nation, I will hold a meeting regarding the same, says Nitin Gadkari in Ahmedabad.
3.30 pm: I have come here to inspect and explore "bus adda" developed with private investment here: Nitin Gadkari in Ahmedabad.
3.26 pm: Our Govt will take stern action against these extremist outfits, says Assam CM on Kokrajhar (Assam) attack.
3.23 pm: Ex gratia of Rs 5 lakhs will be given to next of kin of people who died, Rs 1 lakhs for the injured, says Assam CM on Kokrajhar (Assam) attack.
3.22 pm: Our Govt is committed to protection of people of Assam, have directed senior officials to rush to the spot: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal.
3.15 pm: We condemn the attack, sorry state of affairs: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Kokrajhar (Assam) attack.
3.12 pm: Combing operations are underway in Kokrajhar (Assam) attack.
3.10 pm: Terrorist gunned down, 14 civilians killed, and 18 injured in Kokrajhar (Assam) attack.
3.00 pm: Over 12 people killed,1 terrorist gunned down,recovered grenades and other weapons from him-Assam DGP on Kokrajhar attack.
2:44 pm: This is very unfortunate, we will assure that victims are taken care of: KirenRijiju on Assam attack
2:40 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks to Assam CM on militant attack in Kokrajhar. MHA closely monitoring the situation.
2:25 pm: Assam CM Sarbanand Sonwal speaks to PM Narendra Modi after extremists opened fire at civilians near Kokrajhar,Assam.
2:10pm: 12 civilians killed after militants open fire in market area of Assam's Kokrajhar. Forces exchange gunfire.
2:07 pm: Status report says that Govt ensured essential services including medicines, food during J&K unrest.
2:00 pm: Solicitor General submits status report in SC on ground situation in Kashmir following Burhan Wani's killing. The SC directs the petitioner, Bhim Singh to submit his reply in a week.
1:50 pm: Assam: 3 killed and 4 others injured after a gun fight broke out in Balazan market of Kokrajhar.
1.16 pm: There is no race. All BJP workers, leaders fulfil whatever responsibility they are entrusted with, by the party: Nitin Patel.
1.13 pm: Whatever decision is taken in the meeting (Gujarat BJP legislature party meet),will be acceptable to all, says Nitin Patel.
1.04 pm: HM speech incomplete in many aspects,he didn't say will Pak which is target of HM's suggestions,cooperate in their implementation, says Shashi Tharoor.
12.58 pm: All flights delayed at Mumbai airport due to heavy rains, 6 flights go around, 1 diverted as of now.
12.50 pm: Jaipur-Over 100 cows died in 10 days at Govt-run Hingonia Gaushala alledgedly due to lapse in maintenance of cowshed.
12.45 pm: 4 children injured in an explosion while playing with unidentified material in Muhi village near Dausa district of Rajasthan.
12.42 pm: NDRF team carrying out rescue operations at Mahad bridge collapse site. Death toll: 14.
12.31 pm: BCCI Special General meeting underway in Delhi.
12.25 pm: Sushma Swaraj meets Higher Education Minister of Afghanistan, Dr Farida Momand in Delhi.
12.24 pm: There should b dress code in colleges as we're there to study,nt 'show-off', says Bhakti Sharma,youngest female sarpanch on MANIT dress code issue.
12.11 pm: I urged all SAARC nations to neither glorify terror nor patronise terrorists: HM Rajnath Singh in Lok SabhaI urged all SAARC nations to neither glorify terror nor patronise terrorists, says Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha.
12.00 pm: "All our PMs have done their best to improve relations with our neighbours but the problem is "yeh padosi hai ki maanta hi nahi hai": Rajnath Singh.
11.57 am: "I have no grudge that I did not have lunch. Pakistan minister had invited everyone for lunch. He then left in his car. I too left and I was not in Pakistan to have lunch," Rajnath said.
11.55 am: Rajnath Singh, union home minister says in Rajya Sabha that it is true that the Indian repoters from ANI and PTI were not allowed to enter the conference hall where the SAARC summit was being held.
"I will not say whether it was right or wrong," Rajnath Singh says on Pakistan blacking out media coverage of his SAARC speech.
11.35 am: Participated in SAARC Interior ministers' meeting and on behalf of India, put special emphasis on terrorism: Rajnath Singh in Rajya Sabha.
11.07 am: Maharashtra government to make a final decision on the 'No helmet no fuel' rule today.
10.42 am: Maharashtra: Water logging in parts of Mumbai due to heavy rains
10.18 am: Actor Kamal Hassan discharged from Apollo hospital in Chennai this morning, was admitted with leg fracture on July 14.
10.10 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh expected to brief Parliament about his Islamabad (Pakistan) visit.
9.42 am: Death toll of Mumbai-Goa highway bridge collapse rises to 14.
9.24 am: Girls of Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology protest over dress code & hostel timings, in Bhopal
9.02 am: The BJP's national president, Amit Shah has called for a meeting of CM's of BJP ruled states on August 27. The meeting is being held to urge the Chief Ministers to ratify the GST bill at the earliest.
8.33 am: Mobile internet services temporarily suspended in Jammu's Doda, Banihal and Kishtwar districts, reports news agency ANI.
8.13 am: Bulandshahr(UP) gang rape case: CM Akhilesh Yadav announces 3 lakh compensation and a flat each, to both the victims.
8.00 am: 3 Naxals killed in an encounter with police in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.