Bengaluru, Jan 13: United States is on high alert after it received threats from Islamic State of carrying out attacks.
Here are the latest news updates of the day:
10:30 pm: 10 youths cycle from Assam to Delhi to push BJP membership
9:00 pm: UP hooch tragedy claims major scalp; excise commissioner
We won't be silenced: Arvind Kejriwal on eggs & stones thrown at him during his public meet at Sultanpur Majra, Delhi pic.twitter.com/2pQDSrjtwP— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
7:45 pm: People celebrate Lohri in Chandigarh.
Lohri celebrations in Chandigarh pic.twitter.com/BjJo4ZNKIK— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
7:13 pm: Scores of dead bodies float in river Ganga and its bank in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district. Locals allege that district officials ignored these dead bodies, do not conduct last rites.
Scores of dead bodies float in river Ganga and its bank in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district pic.twitter.com/ZLEVe6F3ZB— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
6:42 pm: I only said that Shashi Tharoor knows the murderer as he had helped the murderer, said Subramanian Swamy on Sunanda Pushkar murder case.
6:21 pm: Congress has backed Shashi Tharoor, they are worried that Tharoor may break. I don't talk without evidences, when the time comes I will tell all, said Subramanian Swamy on Sunanda Pushkar murder case.
6:00 pm: Who is he? If he knows the murderer then let him come in open, said Shashi Tharoor while hitting at Subramanian Swamy in connection with Sunanda Pushkar murder case.
5:30 pm: Kerala CM Oommen Chandy meets PM Narendra Modi at 7 RCR in New Delhi.
5:12 pm: My resignation is a mark of protest against such anarchism perpetuated by students & some teachers, said Abhijit Chatterjee who resigned as the Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University following tremendous protest in the university.
4.30 pm: "Govt has promulgated 10 ordinances in 7 months, not just the ordinances that we must take cognizance of, but also nature & time", says Janardan Dwivedi.
4.20 pm: Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi briefs media, says, "We discussed 2 issues,1st- the organization & its electons & 2nd issue discussed was centered around farmers."
4.15 pm: Victory march by students of Jadavpur University celebrating the sacking of the VC.
Anand (Gujarat): Bhutanese PM Tshering Tobgay visits Amul Dairy https://t.co/NaO79jXg1c— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
4.00 pm: Bhutanese PM Tshering Tobgay visits Amul Dairy in Anand, Gujarat.
3.45 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar addresses a press conference in Lucknow, says, " I can't disclose government's action plan regarding Pak in J&K but results will be visible in next 6 months."
3.40 pm: "BJP has no agenda for Delhi polls, contesting elections using foul language", AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal.
3.37 pm: BJP distances itself from its MP Sakshi Maharaj, says the statement made by the MP is not the party's position
Arvind Kejriwal : BJP has no agenda for Delhi polls, contesting elections using foul language pic.twitter.com/LUjx1EKMKJ— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
3.20 pm: Hindu women should have 5 children, says Shyamal Goswami of Bengal BJP. Party MP Sakshi Maharaj had said Hindu women should have 4 children.
3.05 pm: Uber rape: Delhi court frames charges of rape, kidnapping, criminal intimidation against driver: PTI
2.35 pm: Congress Working Committee meeting over. Party opposes land acquisition ordinance, says it is 'anti-farmer'.
2.22 pm: NCP, Congress, Shiv Sena asked to vacate offices for construction of Colaba metro line.
2.18 pm: 'LGBTs not suffering from any disease, homosexuality a natural gift': Goa Chief Minister Parsekar on his minister's controversial remarks.
2.12 pm: Egypt court overturns Hosni Mubarak's 3-year jail term for graft.
1.25 pm: Delhi Police Commissioner: We will decide in next couple of days where to send samples for forensic examination
1.20 pm: High drama outside Dhyanapeeta Ashram of controversial Nithyananda. Naga sadhus from Gujarat were invited but later not allowed entry.
1.00 pm: Bodies of 4 Jewish victims of Paris terror attack at supermarket arrive in Israel for burial
12.45 pm: Government not to pursue any more ordinances till Budget session, say sources. President had questioned urgency on land reforms ordinance.
12.30 pm: Delhi : Police presence increased at Sakshi Maharaj's residence, media asked to leave premises
Delhi : Police presence increased at Sakshi Maharaj’s residence, media asked to leave premises pic.twitter.com/Y0PGPqPNiq— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
12.25 pm: In a major haul the West Bengal police have found 150 crude bombs at the Mohulara village, Birbhum district. Two persons have been taken in for questioning.
The police are verifying the source of the bombs. This area had found traces of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh a few months back.
12.14 pm: 150 crude bombs found in Mohulara village in West Bengal's Birbhum district, two arrested
11.40 am: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj says that he hasn't recevied any notice from the party over his controversial statement.
11.24 am: Pakistan hangs seven convicted militants as US Secretary of State John Kerry visits: officials
Congress Working Committee meeting underway at party headquarters in Delhi pic.twitter.com/9YsNxXXM09— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
11.05 am: Sri Lanka's new Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera to visit Delhi on Jan 18, his counterpart Sushma Swaraj congratulates him.
10.48 am: Sonia Gandhi chairs CWC meeting in Delhi; Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Ahmad Patel, Chidambaram among those present.
10.35 am: We stand with Pakistan in their fight against terrorism: US Secretary of State John Kerry
10.32 am: Sri Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa denies post-election coup attempt: reports
10.10 am: TMC's Swapan Debnath makes shocking remark,says "CPIM women activists tear off their blouse themselves and then blame TMC men for molestation"
9.40 am: BJP slaps show cause notice on Sakshi Maharaj over four kids remark
9.20 am: Congress Working Committee (CWC) will hold a crucial meeting in New Delhi today to chalk out its political strategy
9.00 am: Pope Francis arrives in Sri Lanka
8.53 am: Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag to hold an annual press conference in Delhi today
8.45 am: Official says divers retrieve 2nd black box from crashed AirAsia jet in Java Sea
Dense fog conditions in New Delhi pic.twitter.com/bJ1LOGIGKS— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2015
8.25 am: Indonesian divers retrieve cockpit voice recorder from beneath crashed AirAsia plane
8.15 am: Pakistan Defence Minister accuses India of aiding terror groups to attack Pakistan.
8.00 am: New York Police Department on alert after Islamic State threat, reports.