10:30 pm: Modi, Xi bond on Sabarmati riverfront, main talks Thursday
10:00 pm: 3 national highways leading to Kashmir Valley opened
9:30 pm: Potato, onion brought under Essential Commodities Act
9:00 pm: Gadkari meets Rajnath on visa, citizenship issues
8:30 pm: JK Bank restores ops in Kashmir, Rs 85 cr withdrawn
8:05 pm: Gala dinner by the Sabarmati comes to an end; both the premieres head to Delhi after post-dinner discussions.
7:22 pm: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana leader Raju Shetti asks Shiv Sena, BJP to finalise seat-sharing for Maharashtra polls at the earliest.
7:15 pm: Gold prices hit 3-month low; standard gold drops by Rs 115 to end at Rs 2,685/gm, pure gold falls to Rs 2,700/gm.
7:00 pm: Congress releases booklet on NDA govt's 100 days, slams it over unfulfilled promises, says 8 ministers face corruption charges.
6:45 pm: CBI recovers mobile phone from the main eyewitness in Badayun gangrape-murder case.
Ahmedabad: PM Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping pic.twitter.com/mgPblRdxII— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2014
Ahmedabad : PM Narendra Modi & Chinese President Xi Jinping at Sabarmati riverfront pic.twitter.com/APSbTbEgOH— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2014
Ahmedabad: PM Narendra Modi,Chinese Prez Xi Jinping & Peng Liyuan,wife of Chinese Prez look on as artists perform pic.twitter.com/29r3GwGmrW— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2014
Ahmedabad : PM Narendra Modi,Chinese Prez Xi Jinping & Peng Liyuan,wife of Chinese Prez watch artists perform pic.twitter.com/JD4VJyogFh— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2014
6:00 pm: Chinese first lady arrives at the Sabarmati bank; cultural activities begin
5:30 pm: Xi Jinping and Modi arrive at Sabarmati Ashram.
5:00 pm: India-China sign 3 business MoUs.
4.15 pm: Veteran BJP MP LK Advani becomes chairman of Lok Sabha's Ethics Committee.
3.42 pm: PM Narendra Modi welcomes President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad.
PM Narendra Modi welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping at a hotel in Ahmedabad pic.twitter.com/lGCnA2V8hA— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2014
3.13 pm: Gujarat Governor OP Kohli & CM Anandiben Patel welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping.
3.07 pm: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Ahmedabad for three-day India visit
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Ahmedabad for three-day India visit pic.twitter.com/AF5oPkIOoC— NDTV (@ndtv) September 17, 2014
2.45 pm: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Ahmedabad for bi-lateral talks with PM Narendra Modi.
2.40 pm: Chennai court summons Subramanian Swamy after TN CM Jayalalithaa files defamation case in connection with tweets against her govt
2.22 pm: Union Min Maneka Gandhi tries to justify meat export-terror link, says she was quoting UP police report and has no religious connotation at all.
2,14 pm: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain hits back at Shiv Sena's article, says allies shouldn't be backing words of Congress.
1.40 pm: Former DGP of Assam Shankar Baruah commits suicide.
1.08 pm: Lalita Kumaramangalam appointed Chairperson of National Commission for Women.
1.05 pm: 2 CRPF men injured in firing by Maoists at a training camp in Ghatshila, Jharkhand; not in Jhargram, WB.
12.55 pm: Yasin Malik denies charges of disrupting rescue operations in Jammu and Kashmir, says 'If charges are proven to be true, I will retire from politics.'
12.50 pm: Final decision on Congress-NCP tie-up in 2-3 days: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on assembly elections.
12.30 pm: Nithari killings: Death row convict Surendra Koli shifted back to Dasna jail from Meerut days after SC stay on execution.
12.24 pm: 15 VHP, Bajrang Dal workers held for attacking Ujjain University Vice Chancellor's office.
12.03 pm: Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival in India, PM Modi addresses a Guj govt function in Gandhinagar.
11.55 am: 'No visa pact to be signed between India and China during President Xi Jinping's visit' sources tell NDTV.
11.50 am: BJP central election committee likely to meet on Sept 20-21 to finalise the candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls.
11.40 am: Petition challenges Justice HL Dattu's appointment as next Chief Justice of India, Delhi HC to take it up on Sept 18.
11.38 am: Snag hits Delhi Metro's Noida line, trains running late; passengers asked to alight from emergency door at Dwarka Sector 14 station.
11.37 am: Police detain Tibetan protesters outside Chinese Embassy
Police detain Tibetan protesters outside Chinese Embassy pic.twitter.com/MuVUIkWCC1— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2014
11.35 am: BJP agrees to 125 seats in seat-sharing with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra after PM Modi's intervention on Tuesday, say sources.
11.25 am: Border dispute will not affect agreement between India and China but they must address the issue: Congress leader Rashid Alvi.
11.13 am: Indian boxer Manoj Kumar to receive Arjuna Award which was earlier denied to him (read more)
11.05 am: PM Narendra Modi attends a state function at Mahatma Mandir, to launch various Gujarat govt schemes.
10.40 am: Gujarat Governor OP Kohli, CM Anandiben Patel greet PM Narendra Modi on his birthday in Ahmedabad.
10.37 am: 30 more bodies found from different areas of Srinagar in last 2 days, flood water still receding.
10.30 am: Tibetans' protest against Chinese President Xi Jinping's visitin Delhi
Delhi: Tibetans' protest against Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit pic.twitter.com/qMaGJZc3qw— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2014
10.25 am: Bihar Health Min Ramdhani Singh replies to BJP's allegations of a scam in health dept, says,"Mere 1 or 2 crore of irregularities isn't scam".
10.05 am: India-China flag meeting to discuss border issues on Tuesday was inconclusive, say sources. Another meeting is likely to be held today.
9.58 am: US national from New York charged for providing material support to terrorist organisation Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL).
9.25 am: Security forces gunned down 2 terrorists in Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
9.10 am: Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala conveys greetings to PM Narendra Modi on his birthday.
9.00 am: In its mouthpiece Saamna, Shiv Sena says the bypoll drubbing is a lesson for BJP before the Maharashtra assembly polls (read more)
8.45 am: Asian Games coach Manoj Rana, gymnast Chandan Pathak accused of harassing girl in training camp.
8.40 am: China to announce $100 billion investment in Indian railway, manufacturing and infra projects while Chinese President visits India.
8.15 am: PM Narendra Modi meets his mother in Gandhinagar, seeks her blessings on his birthday (read more)
8.00 am: 35 students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University arrested during a protest against the alleged molestation of a student last month.