9.40 pm: BJP president Amit Shah appoints party leader OP Mathur as the party incharge of Uttar Pradesh and JP Nadda of Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
9.00 pm: Hong Kong government holds first formal talks with student leaders speaking for sit-in protesters to find a peaceful way to end the Occupy Central movement which started on Sep 28.
8.40 pm: PM Narendra Modi chairs meeting on urban development issues.
8.15 pm: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Samajwadi Party says, "We have good relations with every senior leader, should be no doubt about that in anyone's mind".
7:55 pm: Massive fire breaks out at cracker market in Faridabad, Haryana. Over 200 shops have been gutted.
7:30 pm: MLAs from Vidarbha region meet Nitin Gadkari, urge him to accept the Chief Ministership of Maharashtra.
7:13 pm: BJP releases list of new state incharge, JP Nadda given charge of Maharashtra.
7:00 pm: Maharashtra BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar pitches for Nitin Gadkari as Maharashtra CM.
6:45 pm: President signs ordinance on e-auction of coal blocks: Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson.
6:35 pm: He is one of the finest coaches, don't want to lose person of his eminence, says Jiji Thomson, DG SAI on Terry Walsh.
6.25 pm: BJP President Amit Shah makes general secretary Sidhharth Nath Singh party in-charge of West Bengal.
6.05 pm: It was a very difficult decision to make : Terry Walsh on resigning as Hockey India coach.
5.24 pm: He had mentioned to facing problems to the decision making style of the sporting bureaucracy : Jiji Thomson, DG SAI on Terry Walsh
5.09 pm: This is first time we have got such a huge victory in Maharashtra, workers are very excited: Nitin Gadkari.
4.41 pm: BJP's victory in polls not a verdict for Union government: Mayawati.
4.35 pm: It is possible to get all information in 100 days: Subramanian Swamy, BJP on Black money issue.
4.16 pm: Pakistan suspends licence of anti-govt TV channel.
3.59 pm: Chopper scam case: Delhi court extends Gautam Khaitan's judicial custody.
3.40 pm: India's Gold medal winning hockey coach Terry Walsh quits over payment dispute
2.55 pm: Oath taking ceremony of Manohar Lal Khattar as Haryana CM will be held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium (Panchkula) on 26th Oct.
2:14 pm: Oscar Pistorious sentenced to five years jail
2:05 pm: Oscar Pistorious sentencing underway; judge rules out house arrest
1.45 pm: Chandigarh : BJP MLAs meeting ends, Manohar Lal Khattar will be the new Haryana CM
1.38 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will visit Kashmir on Diwali to spend time with those affected by floods- PTI
1.15 pm: Manohar Lal Khattar chosen as the Haryana CM (read more)
1.10 pm: These are false allegations, land was purchased 14-15 yrs ago: BS Yeddyurappa on Bangalore HC order
12.55 pm: Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh
12.25 pm: Karnataka High Court asks sessions court to admit petition of DA case against BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa
12.04 pm: On our territorial integration and sovereignty, won't make any compromise on that : Ajit Doval,NSA
11.40 am: Manohar Lal Khattar in race for the CM post in Haryana.
11.17 am: BJP MLAs to meet in Chandigarh to decide on Haryana CM
10.30 am: Congress is ready to sit in opposition and play a vigilant, meaningful and constructive role: Ajay Maken, Congress on government formation in Maharashtra.
10.22 am: CBI files revised closure report in a coal block allocation case involving industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and others in a Delhi court (read more)
10.10 am: Kerala: 45-year-old woman dies after being set ablaze in a train compartment
9.50 am: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje recommends CBI probe in Rajasthan ambulance scam (read more)
9.25 am: PM promised special status for Bihar, It's been 5 months, this is injustice to Bihar, It is public's demand: Ali Anwar, JDU
9.00 am: We pay our respects to all police officers who hv sacrificed their lives for protection of nation:Rajnath Singh on Police Commemoration Day.
8.50 am: PM Narendra Modi greets the nation on the ocsassion of Dhanteras
Greetings on Dhanteras. May Lord Dhanvantari bless us with prosperity, joy and good health.
Greetings on Dhanteras. May Lord Dhanvantari bless us with prosperity, joy and good health.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 21, 2014
8.43 am: Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer, dies at 82.
8.35 am: Six more people dead in Monday's fire at cracker factory in Andhra Pradesh; death toll now at 17
8.15 am: Shiv Sena hits out at NCP in its editorial in Saamna (follow live updates here..)
8.00 am: Former Australia prime minister Gough Whitlam dies.