Aug 17: 3 security personnel including 2 Army men were killed in a terrorist attack in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Get all the latest news updates of the day:
8.26 pm: Rio2016: Wrestling Women's Freestyle 58kg - India's Sakshi Malik wins against Moldova's Mariana Cherdivara-Esanu, enters quarter final.
8.18 pm: BJP leader Ashok Jaiswal shot dead in Danapur (Bihar). BJP calls for a shutdown in Danapur tomorrow.
8.19 pm: Train crashes in southern France, around 10 'severely injured'.
8.16 pm: From our perspective whether a well known terrorist is sanctioned by a UN committee or not is not a small issue, says Foreign Secy SJaishankar.
8.04 pm: Will submit findings to MHA in due course, says NIA IG Sanjeev Kumar.
8.03 pm: These accounts are in names of persons whose income doesn't warrant such banking transactions, says. NIA IG Sanjeev Kumar.
8.02 pm: Based on tech inputs,info collected that certain bank accounts in J&K have seen huge inflow & outflow of funds during last few months, says NIA IG.
8.01 pm: In Athletics women's 800m: India's Tintu Lukka finishes sixth in her heat with total time of 2:00.58.
8.00 pm: I accept that we have faced challenges with China recently, says Foreign Secretary SJaishankar.
7.59 pm: Looking at the neighbourhood, we clearly face a unique challenge in respect to one country which is Pakistan, says Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar.
7.56 pm: We have one standout country in the region which has a diff view of terrorism which makes it a difficult partner for all of us, says Foreign Secy.
7.53 pm: At times, domestic politics of our neighbours pose challenges. We've learnt to be patient, says Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar.
7.15 pm: Punjab polls: Talks fail on CM cnadidate issue between AAP and Sidhu: Reports
7.00 pm: 5 lakh trees To be planted alongside track in Indian Railways in this season.
6.30 pm: Juvenile Justice Board orders 17-year-old to be tried as adult in rape case.
6.20 pm: In Badminton Men's Singles Quarterfinal India's Kidambi Srikanth loses first game by 21- 6 against China's Lin Dan.
6.00 pm: We want Centre to take emergent steps to check excessive use of force: Omar Abdullah
5:50 pm: Simply raising slogans is not a fit case to be charged with Sedition: Digvijaya Singh on Amnesty Controversy.
5:38 pm: Mehbooba Mufti has played worst form of politics, has held everybody responsible from Nehru to Modi: Omar Abdullah.
5:23 pm: AmnestyControversy: MHA seeks details of event, slogans: Report.
5:20 pm: If PM wishes to talk about Balochistan he can, but he should also discuss about part of J&K which is burning: Ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah.
Omar Abdullah: When you say Kashmir is integral part of India, you are talking of land not ppl. Make ppl yours too pic.twitter.com/KGtP9eYBtQ— ANI (@ANI_news) August 17, 2016
5:00 pm: Police issue warrant for International Olympic Committee executive suspected of ticket scalping at Rio2016 Games: AP.
4:29 pm: Delhi cabinet has approved revision of minimum wages by about 50%: Delhi CM.
4:20 pm: No new liquor shops will be opened in Delhi this year: Arvind Kejriwal.
4:08 pm: Pak is promoting terror groups and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is right in extending support to Balochistan: Hasanul Haq Inu, Min of Information, Bangladesh.
3:46 pm: Shimla: Five storey building collapses in Hatkoti, 1 dead & two injured.
3:35 pm: Foreign secretary Jaishankar conveys willingness to visit Islamabad after Pakistan foreign secy's invite for talks, say sources.
3:30 pm: Opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir to approach President Pranab Mukherjee over Kashmir unrest.
3:21 pm: Special NIA court sends LeT terrorist Bahadur Ali to judicial custody till September 15th.
3:19 pm: India turns down Pak's proposal for foreign secretary-level talks on Kashmir, asserts terror remains the core concern.
3.00 pm: Pakistan has been harboring terrorists and there are evidences to prove that, says Bangladesh Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu.
2.55 pm: BSF Jawans celebrate Raksha Bandhan at Indo-Bangladesh border near Siliguri in West Bengal.
2.50 pm: Attack on BJP leader Brijpal Tevatia: Four people arrested, says IG Meerut Sujeet Pandey
2.45 pm: ABVP protest against Amnesty International in Delhi.
2.40 pm: Uttarakhand landslide:Rampur-Nainital National Highway 87 blocked. Restoration work underway.
2.35 pm: DMK MLAs marshalled out of assembly after speaker suspended them for a week.
2.25 pm: Bihar hooch tragedy: Four persons detained, huge quantity of country made liquor seized.
2.15 pm: Jagdish Mukhi appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
1.57 pm: Banwarilal Purohit appointed as the Governor of Assam. V.P. Singh Badnore has been appointed as the Governor of Punjab
1.56 pm: Najma A. Heptulla appointed as the Governor of Manipur
1.50 pm: Jharkhand assembly passes GST Constitution amendment Bill
1.42 pm: Khan of Kalat Amir Ahmed Suleman Daud (Baloch leader in exile) welcomes PM Narendra Modi's "courageous stance on the Balochistan issue."
1.41 pm: Indian Envoy to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale hands over Indian response to Pakistan Foreign Office on Pak invitation for talks on J&K
1.24 pm: Tamil Nadu speaker expels all DMK MLAs for a week from the assembly for continuous disruption of proceedings
1.17 pm: SC issues notice to Gujarat Govt on petition of Teesta Setalvad against freezing of bank accounts of her NGOs Sabrang & CJP.
1.03 pm: Want Govt to introduce a bill announcing Lok Sabha seats from PoK and Gilgit Baltistan-Nishikant Dubey, BJP MP
12.58 pm: Dahi-Handi matter: SC observes children below 18 years should not be allowed to participate
12.57 pm: Ye ek anari ki foreign policy hai: Salman Khurshid,Congress on PM's statement on Balochistan and PoK
12.55 pm: We know the stories of Lord Krishna stealing butter, not about the acrobatics, Supreme Court observed while upholding decision not to permit human pyramids above 20 feet in the Dahi Handi festival.
12.45 pm: UP: Salaries of CM and cabinet ministers hiked from Rs. 12,000 to 40,000. Salary of Ministers of state to now be Rs.35,000
12.40 pm: SC directs Unitech to refund Rs 15 crore to investors in a Gurugram project,asked to pay Rs 5 crore in 2 weeks & balance by end September
12.39 pm: 13 dead in Bihar's Gopalganj under mysterious circumstances, families say its due to illicit liquor consumption
12.27 pm: Miracle healer and Christian pastor Dr.Sebastian Martin passes away in Vasai,near Mumbai
12.20 pm: Chhattisgarh: More than 12 Naxal camps destroyed by Police in an encounter in Kanker, large cache of arms and ammunition recovered
11.59 am: Odisha: A car-truck collision on Phulnakhara-Niali road leaves 3 dead in Anantapur village of Balianta Tehsil.
11.55 am: Turkey issues decree to release 38,000 prisoners in apparent move to make space for coup plotters in jails: AP
11.50 am: Left parties to contest 2017 Punjab assembly elections
11.40 am: Wreath laying ceremony of J&K Policeman Prithipal Singh who lost his life in Baramulla attack
Srinagar: Wreath laying ceremony of J&K Policeman Prithipal Singh who lost his life in Baramulla attack pic.twitter.com/rDNHRlchxa— ANI (@ANI_news) August 17, 2016
11.12 am: The petition filed by NGO, Common Cause seeks a review to the sedition law. It states that the law is being misused and there is misapplication of the same.
Delhi High Court tells JNUSU president, Kanaiyha Kumar to move the trial court seeking regular bail.
11.10 am: A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a review of the sedition law.
10.50 am: Tamil Nadu farmers urge government to declare state drought affected.
10.30 am: Bihar: Seven people found dead under mysterious circumstances in Gopalganj. Police rule out illicit liquor angle, probe underway.
9.55 am: Four Naxals killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.
9.45 am: Delhi govt issues draft notification to ban Chinese 'manjha' & other sharp kite-flying threads.
9.20 am: Bangladesh I&B Minister Hasanul Haq Inu meets Venkaiah Naidu.
Delhi: Bangladesh I&B Minister Hasanul Haq Inu meets Venkaiah Naidu pic.twitter.com/LYlO9RfVdt— ANI (@ANI_news) August 17, 2016
8.40 am: Donald Trump has said that he will reject bigotry, hatred and oppression in all its forms if elected president.
8.10 am: Police to question 4 people over
shooting of Ghaziabad BJP leader Brijpal Teotia.
8.00 am: 3 security personnel including 2 Army men killed in a terrorist attack in Baramulla district of J&K.