Oct 4: RBI Governor Urjit Patel's first monetary policy will be announced on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe will arrive in New Delhi, today, will hold bilateral talks with PM Modi during his 3-day visit.
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11:15 pm: God bless those who threw ink at me, I wish them well: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
11:00 pm: Ink thrown at Arvind Kejriwal in Bikaner.
10:30 pm: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan: Firing continues intermittently in Naushera sector
10:15 pm: Pak PM condemned surgical strikes before denying it; if our leaders speak in same way,it's insult to our soldiers: Maha CM
9:40 pm: India wants peace with neighbours: Venkaiah Naidu
9:20 pm: We saw today some political leaders speaking the language of Pakistan: Venkaiah Naidu
9:10 pm: Petrol price go up by 14 paise per ltr while diesel up by 10 paise.
8:30 pm: Search operation carried out in RS Pura sector.
8:15 pm: Himachal Pradesh: Over 20 children injured as jeep falls into gorge in Mandi.
8:00 pm: Terrorists attack a police station in Yaripora, Kulgam; more details awaited.
7:40 pm: I am not questioning her (Mehbooba Mufti) election; I'm questioning her stand on this sensitive issue: Kapil Mishra
7.11 pm: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kalsian in Naushera sector (Jammu and Kashmir).
7:03 pm: 1 army jawan injured in Pak shelling & firing in Chhanni Dewano in Pallanwala sector.
6:52 pm: Pak hands over a dossier to US on ''grave human rights violations'' by India in Kashmir & seeks the country's intervention in the matter.
6:49 pm: We should not mistrust army; I will condemn those who speak against army or doubt the army: Anna Hazare.
6:37 pm: Compared to any place in the world, including Delhi, women & girls are safest; there is no fear of getting raped in a car: Mehbooba Mufti.
6:20 pm: Biggest confidence building measure to build normalcy is tourism in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti.
6:15 pm: Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi has been arrested by police in Srinagar's Kral Khud area for instigating youths for stone pelting.
6:00 pm: Delhi: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti breaks down after hearing her father's voice in a video clip on Kashmir tourism.
5.55 pm: Uproar during Kapil Mishra's speech at Bharat International Tourism Bazaar function in Delhi.
5.52 pm: Congress doesnt agree with the statements made by Sanjay Nirupam, we have taken a serious note of it: RS Surjewala.
5.51 pm: Its time that GoI unmasks Pak's false propaganda by revealing & making public the evidences we have: RS Surjewala.
5.45 pm: CBI registers case against Income Tax officer Abhishek Kumar Meena for demanding ₹ 3 lakh for himself and ₹ 5000 for his staff in Mumbai.
5.30 pm: TN CM Jayalalithaa who is undergoing treatment continues to improve. Same line of treatment is being continued: Chief Operating officer.
5.10 pm: Roopa Ganguly (known for playing Draupadi in TV series Mahabharata) nominated to Rajya Sabha.
5.00 pm: Rain lashes different parts of the Delhi.
4.45 pm: Andheri police station received application; enquiry is on: Mumbai Police PRO Ashok Dudhe on Om Puri controversy.
4.36 pm: Trains cancelled and diverted due to derailment of 11078 Jammu Tawi-Pune Jhelum Express train between Phillaur & Ladhowal stations.
4.35 pm: I am trying to find out what happened, we have to look into who it was who threw the ink: Sanjay Raut.
4.15 pm: SC directed Karnataka to release 2000 cusec water per day from 7th-18th October.
4.10 pm: Chairman of Central Water Comm will lead a team to survey ground realities & submit a report on 18th Oct, when the next date of hearing is.
4.04 pm: Madras HC cancels notification for Tamil Nadu local body polls. Court orders fresh notification and conduct of polls before December 30th.
3.56 pm: A Shiv Sena party worker attempts to throw ink at Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh).
3.50 pm: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma at the 'International Buddhist Conclave' going on in Varanasi. 40 countries participated in the event in UP.
3.48 pm: Every child of the nation believes in our Army, whatever the Army has done until now has been well respected: HM Rajnath Singh.
3.47 pm: 2 dead after a car rammed into an electricity pole in Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand).
3.32 pm: The money belongs to the state associations and if they are not being paid how can they run cricket and host matches, says Anurag Thakur, BCCI Chief.
3.14 pm: It has at the same time raised the question that whether BCCI is autonomous enough to run the cricketing activities in India: Anurag Thakur.
3.12 pm: SC also asked all the parties concerned not to blame each other & try to find possible measures to control spread of Chikungunya and Dengue.
3.10 pm: The meeting would also be attended by central govt's concerned officials. The SC fixed the matter for further hearing till Thursday.
3.03 pm: People residing in villages within 10 kms of the International Border were asked to shift to safer places (press note of Punjab Govt) in Punjab.
3.01 pm: Supreme Court asks what quantity of water it can release to Tamil Nadu daily between October 7 and 17.Karnataka seeks one hour to respond.
3.00 pm: Your mathematics are not enough. Be aware of the ground reality also, Nariman shoots back at Justice Dipak Mishra. Nariman asked the judge on what logic was he deciding the quantum of water to be released. The judge said maths.
2.59 pm: SC asks Karnataka counsel: What quantity of water can you release daily from Oct 7 till Oct 17, gives counsel a few minutes to respond.
2.58 pm: It is possible that the IMF meet this week could further downgrade global growth, would be surprised if it doesn't, says RBI Guv Urjit Patel.
2.42 pm: SC adjourns the matter in connection with SBI loan default case, likely to hear the matter on Oct 18 in Vijay Mallya case.
2.40 pm: 354 Maoists surrender before police in Sukma, 18 weapons recovered in Chhattisgarh.
2.38 pm: Karnataka tells SC that it will implement order to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to Tamil Nadu from October 1 to Oct 6.
2.37 pm: The Supreme Court does not have any jurisdiction to direct union government to set up the Cauvery Management Board.
2.30 pm: RBI cuts repo rate by 0.25 percent to 6.25 percent.
2:26 pm: By october 6 We would have released the aggregate quantity of 36,000 cusecs to Tamil Nadu Karnataka tells SC.
2:23 pm: Karnataka tells Supreme Court that it will implement order to release 6,000 cusecs of water daily to TN from October 1 to 6. We have already released 9,000 cusecs last night and will release 12,000 cusecs today and tomorrow.
2.10 pm: BJP workers protest outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence.
1.55 pm: Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam criticises army, terms the surgical strikes as "fake".
1.36 pm: Singapore is a firm believer in India, we continue to contribute where we can: Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong.
1.22 pm: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu at foundation stone laying of Kanpur metro project.
1.16 pm: Army, Navy and Air force have adequate capability to take any challenge, says IAF Chief Arup Raha.
1.10 pm: Delegation level talks between India and Singapore in Delhi.
1.00 pm: Really unfortunate that all BCCI accounts have been frozen, there can't be any tournament without money: Anurag Thakur, BCCI Chief.
12.54 pm: Terrorists snatched 5 Self-Loading Rifles from minority police picket in Samnoo village of DH Pora (Kulgam, J&K) (Oct 3).
12.47 pm: Pathankot attack was a setback for the Indian Air Force: IAF chief Arup Raha.
12.46 pm: Any Air force will be proud to have an aircraft of Rafale class. Proud that the contract has been signed, says IAF Chief Arup Raha.
12.45 pm: TN Chief secy writes to water resource ministry to withdraw interlocutory application filed stating that it cant constitute Cauvery mangement board.
12.35 pm: British pound slumps to 31-year low versus US dollar: AFP
12.34 pm: Want to ask him (P Chidambaram) is he also joining the bandwagon of doubting capacity of our jawans in conducting Surgical Strike: RS Prasad.
12.28 pm: If yes, then why are you (Arvind Kejriwal) getting influenced by the false propaganda of Pakistan?, says RS Prasad, BJP.
12.27 pm: I want to ask Arvind Kejriwal whether he believes in the extraordinary valour of our Army or not in conducting on SurgicalStrike?: RS Prasad.
12.26 pm: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to soldiers at war memorial in Drass.
12.07 pm: Supreme Court reserves its order on Subramanian Swamy's petition seeking to lift the ban on Chennai Super Kings.
12.05 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore in Delhi.
12.00 pm: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain reaches Income Tax Office along with party leader Sanjay Singh.He was summoned by Income Tax department.
11.45 am: Madras High Court instructs concerned Tamil Nadu state officials to inform court about TN CM Jayalalithaa's health by tomorrow.
11.30 am: Delhi: AIADMK MPs march towards PMO over
11.08 am: Punjab police carry out search operations in Shikar Mashia area (Dera Baba Nanak) of Gurdaspur sector after suspected movement were seen.
10.40 am: Directives which we issued to BCCI y'day in our e-mail is confined to disbursement of large funds to State Associations: Justice RM Lodha.
10.05 am: Gun salutes being paid to BSF jawan Nitin who lost his life in Baramula Attack during his last rites ceremony.
9.40 am: J&K Govt relaxes Protected Area Permit (PAP) regime for allowing the foreigners to visit the hitherto restricted areas in district Leh.
9.09 am: Srinagar (J&K): Shutdown & restrictions at various critical places continue for the 88th day
Srinagar (J&K): Shutdown & restrictions at various critical places continue for the 88th day pic.twitter.com/uoKQpF2BJF— ANI (@ANI_news) October 4, 2016
8.45 am: Pakistan violates ceasefire again; resorts to firing, shelling along LoC in Nowshera sector of J&K.
8.15 am: Nine bogies of Jhelum Express derail between Jalndhar and Ludhiana in Punjab, two injured
8.10 am: PM of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong to hold bilateral talks with PM Narendra Modi, exchange of agreements to take place, today.
8.00 am: Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe to arrive in New Delhi, today, will hold bilateral talks with PM Modi.