Sept 30: Cabinet Committee on Security (CSS) meeting scheduled to take place today. Meanwhile, Rajnath Singh to meet top officials of ITBP to review security situation in border areas.
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12:00: Investigation agencies in Delhi have been totally saffronised and working on whims and fancies of their political masters: Vikramaditya Singh
11:15 pm: Maldives expressed hope that the required measures will be taken by relevant member states to convene the Summit at an early date.
10:45 pm: PM Narendra Modi met with senior ministers today to discuss Cauvery issue.
10:15 pm: High alert at Rajiv Gandhi Int'l Airport, Shamshabad in Telangana.
9:45 pm: It is clear even if 1 country withdraws, the summit cannot be held; that indefinite postponement of SAARC is not good for members:Nepal Govt
9:30 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh talks with the family of the jawan who crossed over to the other side of the LoC and assures them that they will bring him back.
9:15 pm: Grandmother of a jawan who crossed over to the other side of the LoC died after not receiving any information about him.
9:00 pm: Petrol price increased by Rs. 0.28/litre and diesel decreased by Rs. 0.06/litre in Delhi
8:50 pm: CISF strengthens security arrangements at Tehri Dam in Uttarakhand .
8:40 pm: Bhopal: Bus catches fire in Bhopal after a motorcycle rams into a bus.
8:20 pm: Decision by India to derail Summit effectively contradicts Prime Minister Modi's own call to fight against poverty in the region: Pak MOFA
8:10 pm: A new set of dates for holding of the 19th SAARC Summit at Islamabad will be announced soon: Pakistan MOFA
8:00 pm: Gunmen ambush Mexican military convoy, kill 4 soldiers: Official
7:50 pm: Army on high alert along LoC after #SurgicalStrike by Indian Army.
7:45 pm: High alert in Indo-Nepal border in Uttarakhand after Indian Army conducted surgical strike.
7:35 pm: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah calls an all party meet tomorrow at 5pm over Cauvery issue.
7.28 pm: Any manufacturing undertaking set up from 1/4/15 to 31/3/2020 is eligible for 15% of higher addl. depreciation & 15% of investment allowance.
7.00 pm: 7 districts of Andhra Pradesh notified as backward areas are Anantapur, Chittoor, Cuddapah,Kurnool, Srikakulam, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram.
6.42 pm: GST compensation to the States will be decided later: Finance Minister.
6.40 pm: Once GST Act is passed, we want the draft rules to be ready in anticipation so that the rules can be notified immediately: FM Arun Jaitley.
6.38 pm: There is one item on GST council which wasnt taken up, calculation of annual increase of revenue: Finance Minister
6.34 pm: Army has fulfilled its promise made to the people of India by conducting surgical strikes on Pak territory, we appreciate this: BSP.
6.25 pm: Spreading tide of extremism and terrorism is a threat we (India, Mali) both face. We in India, face it from across the borders: Hamid Ansari.
6.15 pm: Terrorism can't be justified on any grounds.India condemns it in all forms; it should be dealt in comprehensive manner: Hamid Ansari.
6.07 pm: Tourism and Culture Minister A Chandulal releases audio CDs of Bathukamma songs on the occassion of flower festival in Hyderabad.
6.03 pm: Vice President Hamid Ansari addressing the National Assembly in Bamako (Mali).
6.02 pm: Terrorists today opened fire on a joint police and CRPF party at Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident occured near the Behinag Sumo Stand at Kulgam. No damage has been caused in the firing. A search operation has been launched.
5.47 pm: We have a population of 1.25 bn, why do we have to import artists from Pak? says Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant.
5.39 pm: Salman Khan should consult with his father Salim Khan before making such statements, says Shiv Sena leader Subhash Desai.
5.35 pm: EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal (Source: AFP).
5.34 pm: MHA issues advisory asking all states to remain vigilant during upcoming festive season.
5.27 pm: There shouldn't be any boundary musically, but will support the government's decision: Singer Mika Singh on the call on ban on Pak artists.
5.26 pm: Terrorists fired upon joint patrolling party of police and CRPF in Behi Bagh of Kulgam district (J&K). More details awaited.
5.23 pm: TRS MP K Kavitha marks Bathukamma (floral festival) in Dubai, UAE.
5.00 pm: Michael Ferreira and other accused remanded to police custody till October 13 by a Mumbai court in Qnet scam.
4.55 pm: AAP rebel leader from Punjab Sucha Singh Chhotepur resigns from the primary membership of the party.
4.51 pm: Malkangiri (Odisha) Few villagers, owing to superstitious beliefs, have turned to 'tantriks' after medicine failed to cure their children.
4.50 pm: Accused of Park Street rape case sent to police custody till October 14
4.45 pm: Japanese encephalitis claims 19 lives in Malkangiri, Odisha.
4.33 pm: India beat Bangladesh by 5-4 to win U-18 Hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka.
4.25 pm: Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team Red Arrows to perform an aerial salute to IAF on Air Force Day on 8 Oct in front of Chief of IAF.
4.19 pm: We are not against the people of Pakistan, nor are Pak people against people of India. It is about the Govts: Shyam Benegal.
4.15 pm: Not the right time to shake hands with Pak; Pak artists dont come on work visa but tourist visas. Action should be taken, says Amey Khopkar, MNS
4.00 pm: Artists came cause they were called for some project, whats their fault? Pak Govt has nothing to do with the individuals, says Shyam Benegal.
3.55 pm: Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia visits border villages in Attari Sector,meets locals on Surgical Strike.
3.45 pm: Police search team arrests 13 Maoists in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh.
3.30 pm: Islamic Centre of India celebrates in Lucknow after Indian Army conducted on Surgical Strike in Pakistan territory.
3.10 pm: Actors and terrorists are different. Pakistani actors come to India with proper documents: Salman Khan.
3.05 pm: "One knows not when the wrath of the law will fall upon him" a bench compromising Justices Dipak Mishra and UU Lalit observed.
2.56 pm: You are part of India. You must obey the law and also Article 144 of the constitution which mandates everyone follows SC orders, SC tells. It is unfortunate that you are defying SC orders in flagrant violation of the Constitiution, SC tells Karnataka.
2.55 pm: Fali S Nariman releases Karnataka CM's letter saying no water would be released. Nariman replies to CM saying would not argue for the state until SC orders were obeyed.
2.50 pm: SC orders Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs Cauvery water daily from October 1 and 6. This is your last chance or else face the wrath of the law, Supreme Court said. SC asks CMB to visit Karnataka and TN on October 4 and 5 and give report to court by 6th.SC tells centre to constitute CMB by October 4.
2.34 pm: Mohammad Shahabuddin surrenders before Siwan District Court in Bihar.
2.20 pm: Called PM Modi to congratulate on this; this is what we expected from government, happy about it: Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena chief on surgical strike.
2.17 pm: One CRPF jawan injured in an IED blast in Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh.
2.00 pm: BJYM protest against fee hike in self financing medical college issue, water cannons used against protesters in Trivandrum (Kerala).
1.40 pm: I applaud PM Modi's boldness & seriousness to fight terrorism: Afghan Ambassador Shaida Mohd Abdali on Surgical Strike by Indian Army.
1.34 pm: It is clarified that these are fake and example of black propaganda, says Army Sources.
1.31 pm: We request that these clips not be circulated or telecast: Army Sources.
1.30 pm: Few Pak channels are playing doctored video clips showing Indian Army casualties. Same is also circulating on social media: Army Sources.
1.28 pm: Supreme Court adjourns hearing on Nestle's Maggi case to 3rd October.
1.26 pm: Will move another petition asking Mohd Shahabuddin be moved to a jail outside Bihar and trial to be thrusday video conferencing: Prashant Bhushan.
1.05 pm: Pak deprived India of participation in Asian Trade Promotion Forum CEO meet by withholding travel permission of trade counsellor of Indian High Commission in Islamabad to travel to Lahore: Sources.
1.04 pm: "He will be taken to jail forthwith," says Prashant Bhushan on Mohammad Shahabuddin's bail has been cancelled by the SC.
1.01 pm: Mohammad Shahabuddin's bail has been cancelled by the SC.
12.53 pm: Border villages in Fazilka being evacuated after Surgical Strike conducted by Indian Army in Punjab.
12.45 pm: Plea seeking action on Dengue and Chikungunya in Delhi: SC slams Delhi Govt,says how can they say no officer wants to take any responsibility?.
12.44 pm: BCCI SGM adjourned till tomorrow as some representatives were not having proper authorization letter from their respective boards.
12.43 pm: I want to thank him (PM Modi) that for the first time in 2 and half years he has taken an action that is of the stature of PM, says Rahul Gandhi.
12.36 pm: They should have done this before MNS, they took so long to take this decision, says Shalini Thackeray (MNS) on IMPPA resolution to ban Pak artists.
12.32 pm: My party and I stand with PM Narendra Modi. What he has done is right, says Congress VP Rahul Gandhi on SurgicalStrike conducted by Indian army.
12.30 pm: Right now we're very overwhelmed with the loss of our soldiers, the country is mourning the loss, says Kangana Ranaut on call to ban Pak artists.
12.23 pm: Patna High Court says that Bihar Govt's Prohibition of liquor act is "illegal".
12.20 pm: Family members mourn the death of Naik Raj Kishor Singh who succumbed to his injuries, today on Uri Attack at Bhojpur, Bihar.
12.09 pm: Adarsh Housing Society matter: Supreme Court adjourns the matter for October 6.
11.48 am: If we as a nation decide that we won't pollute our surroundings, our society and eventually our country will be cleaned: Narendra Modi.
If we as a nation decide that we won’t pollute our surroundings, our society and eventually our country will be cleaned: PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/LfQ2hog8eS— ANI (@ANI_news) September 30, 2016
11.37 am: Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan has been able to establish its roots among people very soon, were able to create atmosphere towards cleanliness: PM Modi.
11.20 am: Narendra Modi presents cleanliness drive award to NCC cadres at the inauguration of INDOSAN (India Sanitation Conference) in Vigyan Bhavan.
PM Modi presents cleanliness drive award to NCC cadres at the inauguration of INDOSAN (India Sanitation Conference) in Vigyan Bhavan pic.twitter.com/Axiss1bHJ4— ANI (@ANI_news) September 30, 2016
11.04 am: Security forces on high alert in border areas of Nowgam in Handwara sector (J&K) after Indian army conducts surgical strike.
10.52 am: Kadir Khan, main accused in the Park Street rape case in 2012, was arrested from a hide out in Delhi last night.
10.47 am: Gurdaspur(Punjab): Administration build temporary bridge to facilitate villagers being evacuated to cross Ravi River at Dera Baba Nanak area.
Gurdaspur(Punjab): Administration build temporary bridge to facilitate villagers being evacuated to cross Ravi River at Dera Baba Nanak area pic.twitter.com/Dc3Or4gr3V— ANI (@ANI_news) September 30, 2016
10.17 am: Bihar: Fire breaks out at Vikas Bhawan in Patna. 3 fire tenders reach the spot.
Bihar: Fire breaks out at Vikas Bhawan in Patna. 3 fire tenders reach the spot. pic.twitter.com/k2yMf6NRcs— ANI (@ANI_news) September 30, 2016
9.53 am: US Senator Mark Warner and John Cornyn, Co-Chairs of Senate India Caucus wrote to PM Modi expressing support for India, condemning Uri attack.
9.35 am: Rajnath Singh to chair meeting to review internal security at 11 AM, today after Indian army conducted surgical strike in Pak territory.
9.20 am: Crude bombs hurled near a place of worship in Podanur in Coimbatore.
8.55 am: One more soldier injured in Uri attack succumbs to his injuries in R&R Hospital. Death toll now rises to 19.
8.38 am: Pakistan violates ceasefire on Line of Control near Akhnoor.
8.20 am: Vice President Hamid Ansari held delegation level talks with Malian Prime Minister Modibo Keita
Bamako: Vice President Hamid Ansari held delegation level talks with Malian Prime Minister Modibo Keita pic.twitter.com/q41kiMIlf2— ANI (@ANI_news) September 30, 2016
8.05 am: We've seen those reports. We're following the situation closely: US State Dept Spokesperson John Kirby on surgical strikes conducted by Indian Army.
8.00 am: Rajnath Singh to meet top officials of ITBP to review security situation in border areas.