Oct 13: Union Cabinet meeting scheduled to take place this morning. In other news, shutdown called in Kerala by the BJP over the murder of a party worker in Kannur district.
Get all the latest news udpates of the day:
10:20 pm: US President Barack Obama congrratulates Bob Dylan,
9:45 pm: Gujarat Govt takes back decision to block internet services on October 16
9:15 pm: Caesar, the last surviving member of the 26/11 dog squad passes away after a prolonged illness
9:00 pm: Crocodile rescued by locals after it strayed into Laxmi Vilas Palace lawns in Vadodara.
8:30 pm: Geneva prosecutor's office says man arrested after a bomb threat was made at an airline ticket counter at Geneva Airport: Media report.
8:00 pm: UN officially appoints former Portugal PM António Guterres as the new Secretary-General
7:45 pm: Burdwan balst: NIA takes 5 accused on police remand till Oct 27
7:40 pm: Nita Ambani pays a visit to TN CM Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospital.
7:25 pm: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will succeed his father, following death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej after a long battle with ill health:AFP.
7:20 pm: Mumbai (Bandra East) building collapse: Death toll rises to six.
7:10 pm: FM Arun Jaitley says bringing reforms in India is not as big a challenge today as it was 10 or 20 years ago.
7:01 pm: Maldives has decided to leave the Commonwealth: Maldives Foreign Ministry.
6:42 pm: PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over demise of Thailand's King Bhumbol Adulyadej.
6:38 pm: Uttarakhand: Skeletons, suspected to be of the victims of 2013 floods, found on one of the trekking routes to Kedarnath,probe underway.
6:30 pm: Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister Raman Singh addressing a public meeting in Jagdalpur.
6:18 pm: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to sign choppers deal (Joint Venture) with Russian Helicopters and Rostec Corporation: Govt sources.
5:55 pm: Consumer inflation eases to 4.31% in September. CPI was at 5.5% in August.
5:40 pm: Royal Palace says Thailand's King Bhumibol, world's longest-reigning monarch, has died at age 88: AP.
5:39 pm: We will never tolerate any interference in our religious affairs. This is a ruse to change our laws and practices: Mehmood Madani.
5:35 pm: Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 88, has died after a long illness, ending a 7-decade reign: AFP.
5:24 pm: Govt planning to celebrate Sardar Patel birth anniversary in a big way,unity runs and pledges to be organised across nation: Govt Sources.
5:20 pm: Winter session of Parliament to be held from 16th November to 16th December.
5.15 pm: Mumbai (Bandra East) building collapse: Till now 5 people have been rescued; 2 or 3 people still feared trapped in debris.
5.10 pm: Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau orders quick verification against Kerala industrial minister E P Jayarajan over nepotism charges.
5.07 pm: Don't want to impose majority views on minorities,we are here to know the will of the people: Law Commission chairman BS Chauhan on UCC.
4.49 pm: Lokayukta asks for a report from Police by Oct 24 in connection with 13 year old girl death case after observing 68-day long fast in Hyderabad.
4.45 pm: One dead in Mumbai (Bandra East) building collapse.
4.44 pm: Fire breaks out in a plastic chair factory in Bhopal,fire tenders at the spot in MP.
4.29 pm: Many Islamic nations have carried out reforms, AIMPLB have put forth their view, now we need a healthy debate, says MA Naqvi,Minority Affairs Minister.
4.20 pm: NDRF reaches the spot after 5-storey structure in Behrampada slum of Bandra East (Mumbai) collapses
3.44 pm: Elephant triggers panic among locals after going on a rampage in UP.
3.30 pm: Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls to Nigeria government: government official (AFP).
3.29 pm: Anti-Kejriwal posters opposing his visit put up in Ahmedabad.
3.25 pm: During UPA Govt 2-3 surgical strikes were carried out, but such facts were and should not be revealed: Susheel Kumar Shinde, Ex Home Minister.
3.11 pm: Three including two college students died after lorry ran over them near Chellammal Women's College in Chennai.
2.51 pm: 5-storey structure in Behrampada slum of Bandra East (Mumbai) collapses. Fire brigade rushed with ambulance.6-7 people feared trapped. Rescue op underway.
2.45 pm: German official says bomb plot suspect Jaber Albakr strangled himself with his shirt: AP.
2.37 pm: After interrogation, it is confirmed that they did share sensitive details, probe underway. Mobiles recovered: B.S. Chavda, Gujarat ATS DSP.
2.36 pm: Got information about two men passing on sensitive details of the Indian army to ISI handlers in Pakistan: B.S. Chavda, Gujarat ATS DSP.
2.26 pm: CM (TN CM Jayalalithaa) is doing very well, nobody should spread any false news about her health, says CR Saraswathi,AIADMK.
2:15 pm: MHA asks for a report from Delhi police on JNU issue: MHA Sources.
2:08 pm: Triple Talaq ban: Our party has taken a decision to reply to questionnaire of the law commission, Asaduddin Owaisi of AIMIM says.
2:00 pm: All Muslim organizations have come together to boycott the law commission's questionnaire: Kamal Faruqui.
1:48 pm: Central investigating agency (CBI) registers three cases in Haryana Jat Agitation related with violence; cases include attacking, looting of weapons and burning of a residence.
1:42 pm: For UP polls, development will be the issue; Ram temple is cultural issue: Siddharth Nath Singh, BJP leader.
1:35 pm: CBI registers case in Jat agitation in Rohtak.
1:25 pm: Getting any gift from Sachin sir is a big thing. Can't even think of returning it: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar on BMW controversy.
No return or refusal, just that there is no showroom, service centre of BMW in Agartala, so I was talking about a possibility: Dipa Karmakar pic.twitter.com/JbhHKjjtvl— ANI (@ANI_news) October 13, 2016
1:10 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hints at more liberalisation measures to insulate economy from global slowdown.
12.56 pm: Muslims equally participated in India's freedom struggle, but their participation is always underestimated: Muslim Personal Law Board.
12.44 pm: In America everyone follows their personal laws and identity, how come our nation doesnt want to follow their steps in this matter?: MPLB.
12.43 pm: Uniform Civil Code is not good for this nation. There're so many cultures in this nation, have to be respected: Muslim Personal Law Board.
12.40 pm: Locals offer special prayers outside Apollo hospital for speedy recovery of TN CM Jayalalithaa in Chennai.
12.25 pm: re broke out at Teghoria's
VIP road, 6 fire tenders reach the spot. No casualties. Fire has
now been doused in Kolkata.
12.15 pm: He called surgical strike a burden and frustration of last 30 years, somebody must control him. I strongly object his statement: AK Antony.
12.05 pm: An auto driver and Jayalalithaa's supporter, Sugumar distributes tender coconuts to the supporters gathered outside Apollo hospital.
Chennai: An auto driver & Jayalalithaa's supporter, Sugumar distributes tender coconuts to the supporters gathered outside Apollo hospital. pic.twitter.com/qtUsvXzNLq— ANI (@ANI_news) October 13, 2016
11.55 am: Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India & Hungary on cooperation in water management.
11.40 am: Chinese President Xi Jinping and PM Narendra Modi to hold bilateral meet ahead of BRICS Summit on 15th October in Goa.
11.25 am: Pakistan Supreme Court adjourns hearing of Christian woman Aasia Bibi's final appeal against blasphemy for indefinite period: Pak media.
10.50 am: Delhi: Meeting of the BRICS trade ministers begins.
Delhi: Meeting of the BRICS trade ministers begins. pic.twitter.com/Sg3Bin2WEy— ANI (@ANI_news) October 13, 2016
10.30 am: Heavy rainfall triggers landslide at two places between Siliguri and Gangtok; fears of flooding at Dooars in North Bengal.
10.18 am: US strikes Houthi rebel targets in Yemen, says Pentagon: AFP.
10.03 am: Till September, 2016,
advance tax collections have reached Rs.1.58 lakh
crore showing a growth rate of 12.12%: CBDT
9.58 am: Direct Tax Collections up to September, 2016 up by 8.95%: Ministry of Finance
9.55 am: US strikes Houthi rebel targets in Yemen: Pentagon (AFP)
9.27 am: She is out of danger right now, but has suffered third-degree burns on 40 percent of her body. Investigation is underway: Anil Sharma (SDOP)
9.25 am: She was raped on 16 Feb 2016, one of the accused was recently released from jail so she thought that he will kill her: Father
9.25 am: Itarsi (MP-12.10.16): Minor rape victim attempts self immolation after hearing that the accused is released from jail. Admitted to hospital
9.25 am: Stop access to terrorists. Go after Mumbai attackers: US to Pakistan.
8.50 am: Hurricane Nicole strengthens into a dangerous Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds.
8.12 am: Thiruvananthapuram: Call for shutdown in Kerala by the BJP over murder of a party worker in Kannur district.
Thiruvananthapuram: Call for shutdown in Kerala by the BJP over murder of a party worker in Kannur district. pic.twitter.com/hXcx0RrMCS— ANI (@ANI_news) October 13, 2016
8.00 am: Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) to meet at 5 PM today to discuss dates of winter session.