Bengaluru, Dec 4: Two days after the Parliament was disrupted over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend the Rajya Sabha today during Question Hour.
Here are the latest news updates of the day:
10:15 pm: I am extremely saddened at the passing away of Justice V R Krishna Iyer: Rahul Gandhi
9:12 pm: Court rejects plea to reexamine UK national in Guj riots case
7:00 pm: Grenade allegedly hurled at PDP MP Tariq Hameed Karra's cousin's house in Srinagar
Delhi: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti evades question on her controversial statement pic.twitter.com/7v8br7Jbx9— ANI (@ANI_news) December 4, 2014
5.40 pm: A fire which broke out at select citywalk mall at South Delhi was brought under control. The fire started in a restuarant and people were evacuated immediately.
5.10 pm: CBI files chargsheet against taxi driver, for rash driving, in Gopinath Munde Death case.
4.55 pm: "Has Sonia Gandhi quit over Maut Ka Saudagar comment?" asks Prakash Javadekar on demand of Sadhvi Niranjana Jyoti's controversial remarks.
4.35 pm: Delhi BJP cancels Sadhvi Niranjna Jyoti's public meetings in urban areas after her abusive remarks recently.
4.00 pm: PM Modi regains top position in 'Time Person of the Year' poll (PTI)
3.58 pm: Justice VR Krishna Iyer passes away
3.54 pm: Putin says the West has used Ukraine crisis and annexation of Crimea as a pretext to slap sanctions on Russia
3.35 pm: Chhattisgarh HC grants bail to key accused in Bilaspur sterilisation deaths case Dr RK Gupta.
3. 25 pm: There is only one force that can stop BJP here & it is NC : Omar Abdullah
There is only one force that can stop BJP's divisive agenda & it is NC : Omar Abdullah pic.twitter.com/0Llg1ggLhX— ANI (@ANI_news) December 4, 2014
3.19 pm: TMC, BJP workers clash in BUrdwan, several injured.
3.10 pm: Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan do not figure in list of 30 probable members for ICC WC 2015.
2.58 pm: Punjab and Haryana High Court issue notices to state governments based on army's memo raising concerns over weapons in ashrams
2.50 pm: What is the point of creating one ideal village, I want 700 ideal villages instead: Rahul Gandhi
What is the point of creating one ideal village, I want 700 ideal villages instead: Rahul Gandhi pic.twitter.com/pcFCkHppHO— ANI (@ANI_news) December 4, 2014
2.21 pm: RJD, JDU, Samajwadi Party join hands against BJP
We will have a common stand on issues: Nitish Kumar, frmr Bihar CM on Non- Cong, Non-BJP meeting pic.twitter.com/g8pDXmSYbD— ANI (@ANI_news) December 4, 2014
2.20 pm: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi interacts with locals in his constituency
2.02 pm: I have tried to give chance to everyone irrespective of party, no mikes were switched off: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
1.50 pm: National Green Tribunal directs that Lajpat Nagar and Karol Bagh areas be taken up as pilot projects for de-congestion of traffic in Delhi.
1 .42 pm: Devendra Fadnavis says there won't be any deputy chief minister in the Maharashtra government.
1:21 pm: Shiv Sena, BJP formalise alliance, 12 Sena MLAs to be sworn in as Maharashtra cabinet ministers on Friday
12.50 pm: Haryana govt reinstates conductor and driver of bus in which eve-teasing was reported in Rohtak.
12.30 pm: Congress, TMC stage a walkout in Lok Sabha accusing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan of being partisan and working under BJP pressure.
12.18 pm: Leaders of SP, JDU, JDS, RJD and INLD meet in Delhi to explore the possibility of grand alliance against NDA and UPA.
12.04 pm: Chhattisgarsh government will inquire how CRPF martyrs' uniforms were abandoned in trash: Home Minister Rajnath Singh
11.45 am: The House will not function until the minister is sacked: Sitaram Yechury
11.37 am: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu terms school van-train collision in Mau unfortunate, condoles death of children--PTI
11.23 pm: Union minister Sadhvi has apologised, this was a lesson for all of us: Narendra Modi
11.21 am: PM Narendra Modi addresses Rajya Sabha over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversy (Modi condemns Sadhvi's comments)
11.14 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned for 15 minutes after uproar over Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks.
11.04 am: DMK to sharpen attack, raise Cauvery dispute and fishermen issue during Assembly session
10.52 am: Opposition can raise any issue, we are ready for debate; there is no issue so they do this: Venkaiah Naidu on disruption in Parliament.
10.45 am: PM Narendra Modi consults his top ministers over continued logjam in Parliament.
10.32 am: Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit, terror alert sounded in Srinagar; sources say LeT planning suicide attack, security beefed up.
10.28 am: Congress president Sonia Gandhi reaches Fursatganj airport for her 2-day visit to Rae Bareli.
10.15 am: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurates the two-day 2nd Regional Customs Enforcement Meet in Delhi
Delhi : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurates the two-day 2nd Regional Customs Enforcement Meet pic.twitter.com/LxOBNOcv7R— ANI (@ANI_news) December 4, 2014
10.00 am: Maharashtra Cabinet expansion to take place at Vidhan Bhavan tomorrow; Sena to get 5 cabinet berths, 7 MoS
9.50 am:A complaint was filed in Jammu Bus Stand Police Station after an army captain called Chetanya went missing. His brother filed the complaint on December 1.
Chetanya, who was posted at Poonch, had last contacted his family from Jammu Bus Stand. In 2008, Chetanya was arrested after his wife Megha committed suicide and received bail later.
9.36 am: School bus run over in Mau district in Uttar Pradesh, three killed.
9.30 am: We don't preach. We walk the talk. I dare Congress and BJP to take us to the court: Ashish Khetan, AAP
9.24 am: Barack Obama praises Narendra Modi for shaking India's 'bureaucratic inertia' (Why Obama is praising Narendra Modi)
8.40 am: Twist in Rohtak sisters eve-teasing case, sisters claim accusations against them a conspiracy to malign their image
8.25 am: TMC threatens to stall function till Sadhvi Niranjan Jyothi is not sacked (Modi to attend Rajya Sabha amidst Jyoti's controversy)
8.12 am: Several police die in clashes with militants in Chechnya