Aug 31: US Secretary of State John Kerry visited and interacted with students at IIT-Delhi today.
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8.56 PM: Arvind Kejriwal Sacks Minister Sandeep Kumar After Receiving 'Objectionable CD'
7:24 pm: Delhi: PM Narendra Modi reaches for BJP Rajya Sabha MPs' meeting.
7:18 pm: A voluminous report has been submitted and it will be looked into: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Vadra Report.
6.52 pm: This year from Q1 itself we started releasing subsidy allocation to food, petrol and fertiliser side: Shaktikanta Das.
6.50 pm: Our expectation is that growth this year should be closer to 8%, says Shaktikanta Das.
6.44 pm: Main reason is on account of higher subsidy expenditure, the net indirect taxes have gone down, says Shaktikanta Das.
6.38 pm: Delhi Govt moves SC against High Court 's judgement on Delhi LG's powers.
6.26 pm: Unfortunately we have not got any clue till now: Subhash Bhamre,MoS,Defence on missing AN-32 aircraft.
6.21 pm: CM Devendra Fadnavis meets kin of Mumbai Policeman Vilas Shinde who died after being attacked by bikers.
6.18 pm: Mob attacks PDP Rajya Sabha MP Nazir Ahmad's house in Kulgam area of Jammu and Kashmir, house partially damaged.
6:09 pm: US Secretary of State John Kerry alters plan, will not be departing today.
6:05 pm: BJP chief Amit Shah asks party's Rajya Sabha MPs to adopt one constituency for developmental work where it had lost in Lok Sabha polls.
5.53 pm: Indian economy April-June quarter GDP growth at 7.1 percent.
5.31 pm: Havent seen report, but if it has been leaked then it proves its nothing but witchunt, says BS Hooda on SN Dhingra report.
5.15 pm: BJP Govt in the Centre and State have run a political agenda of vendetta and revenge for years together, purely to slander and vilify, says Congress.
5.11 pm: Even before submission of report, portions were leaked to the media: Congress on Justice Dhingra report on Vadra land deals.
5.08 pm: Gangster Neeraj Bawana convicted under Arms Act by Patiala House Court.
5.06 pm: US Secretary of State John Kerry meets PM Narendra Modi.
4.40 pm: I cant talk about contents of the report right now, until Govt decides to make the content public: Justice Dhingra.
4.33 pm: My report is in two parts, one part is findings and the other is evidences, says Justice Dhingra on report on Vadra land deal case.
4.27 pm: Lebanese media reports that an explosion in the city of Zahleh has killed at least one person and injured at least four: AP.
4.26 pm: Sub-Inspector worked very proactively, took the child to the hosp in an auto rickshaw. The child was immediately attended, says Archana Chitnis.
4.21 pm: Smart Drone Patrolling in Haldwani, to keep a check on illegal mining, poaching and cutting of trees.
4.19 pm: The girl is out of danger, has been shifted to the ICU: Archana Chitnis (MP Min for Women and Child Development).
4.17 pm: Governor of Maharashtra Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao given additional charge of Governor of Tamil Nadu.
4.14 pm: BP Yadav, IMD Director: Heavy rainfall warning continues for today for areas of Delhi/NCR and Hyderabad. Situation will improve tommorrow
4.10 pm: Maldives court issues arrest warrant for ex-president Nasheed: AFP
4.00 pm: Justice Dhingra inquiry commission submits its report in connection with Vadra land deal case to Haryana Govt.
3.44 pm: Delhi High Court directs Government to consider enhancing salary of Delhi Police to make it at par with Chandigarh Police.
3.42 pm: The current Balochi language services of All India Radio (AIR) to be expanded, to have more news based programming, says Sources.
3.40 pm: The bench asked govt to consider petitioner's claim based on his right to 'equal pay for equal work' and pass a reasoned order within 3 months.
3.24 pm: WB is the final industrial destination, keep that in mind, says WB CM Mamata Banerjee.
3.20 pm: Very happy for this grand success after 10 long years, says Kalyan Banerjee (WB lawyer) on SC verdict on Singur land deal.
3.16 pm: Very happy for this grand success after 10 long years: Kalyan Banerjee (WB lawyer) on SC verdict on Singur land deal.
3.00 pm: Will call for a strategy meeting tomorrow at 4 PM, says WB CM on SC decision on Singur land deal.
2.57 pm: Main accused of Shramjeevi Express blast case sentenced to death, also fined Rs ten lakh thirty thousand in Jaunpur (UP).
2.45 pm: UP Police passing out parade in Moradabad (UP).
2.32 pm: SC says farmer's who got compensation from govt will not return it because they were deprived of their livelihood for the last ten years.
2.30 pm: Passengers evacuated from several terminals at Frankfurt airport amid reports of a security breach.
2.15 pm: SC sets aside land acquisition by West Bengal Government in 2006 to facilitate Tata Motors to set up its Nano plant.
2.01 pm: Prakash Javadekar to be BJP election incharge for Manipur.
1.43 pm: Heavy rainfall brings down a part of a building in Bholakpur area of Musheerabad, 2 critically injured.
1.38 pm: I was saved in the nick of time,want to thank PM Modi, this is like a new life for me: DD cameraman.
1.28 pm: 2 cab drivers arrested for allegedly gang-raping and killing a 12-yr-old girl, body recovered in Kolkata.
1.09 pm: Cabinet has given ex post factor approval to ordinance on Enemy Property Bill, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
1.02 pm: 4 dead after a wall collapsed in Ramanthapur area following incessant rains in Hyderabad.
12.34 pm: SC directs advocate Yatin Oza to file affidavit tendering unconditional apology for alleging that two Guj HC judges owe allegiance to 7 RCR.
12.31 pm: Have you (students) come here in boats? Asked US Secretary of State John Kerry at IIT on Delhi rains.
12.25 pm: Incessant rainfall causes water logging in parts of Hyderabad, vehicles have broken down.
12.18 pm: Heavy rainfall causes traffic congestion as drains overflow flooding streets.
12.15 pm: Visuals from AIIMS flyover where heavy rainfall has caused severe water logging, vehicular movement disrupted in Delhi.
12.00 pm: RSS relieves its Goa chief Subhash Welingkar from all his responsibilities.
11.48 am: Maharashtra govt amends parole norms, rules that regular parole will not be granted to rape and murder convicts.
11.35 am: Polarization anywhere is not good. It reflects intolerance, it reflects frustration with the Govts, says John Kerry.
11.15 am: It means combating, ending corruption wherever it exists so that you can rebuild trust in institutions: John Kerry.
11.05 am: President Obama and PM Modi have established a personal relationship that is built on common sense of purpose and vision: John Kerry.
Wherever I go, I find a robust debate, and an ambitious vison of future. This is perhaps in Indian DNA: John Kerry pic.twitter.com/EFZpzX79jC— ANI (@ANI_news) August 31, 2016
10.50 am: US Secy of State John Kerry's event at IIT-Delhi where he is to interact with students, delayed by an hour due to heavy rainfall.
10.10 am: US Secy of State John Kerry's visit to Sisganj Gurudwara, Jama Masjid and Gauri Shankar temple has been cancelled due to heavy rains.
9.55 am: Delhi: Heavy rainfall hits the capital city.
Delhi: Heavy rainfall hits the capital city (Visuals from Vijay Chowk) pic.twitter.com/OkAPS3icCU— ANI (@ANI_news) August 31, 2016
9.18 am: Heavy to moderate rains to continue in Delhi-NCR for next two hours, predicts IMD.
9.00 am: Earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude strikes off Rabaul, Papua New Guinea: USGS.
8.38 am: North Korea has executed Vice Premier Kim Yong-jin by firing squad for showing a "bad attitude" during a meeting, South says.
8.34 am: Kanpur's Chief Medical Superintendent suspended after a father alleges his son died on his shoulders as hospital denied medical facilities.
8.08 am: Berlin (Germany): Baloch activists hold protest against Pakistan atrocities in Balochistan
Berlin (Germany): Baloch activists hold protest against Pakistan atrocities in Balochistan pic.twitter.com/4Yo32onQ6b— ANI (@ANI_news) August 31, 2016
8.05 am: Justice Dhingra inquiry commission to submit its report in connection with Vadra land deal case.
8.00 am: US Secretary of State John Kerry to visit and interact with students at IIT-Delhi at 9:30 AM, today.