Bengaluru, June 22: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said he was not aware of the visit of Mumbai police Commissioner Rakesh Maria to London and his meeting with former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi last year.
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11.15 pm: AAP will run a sustained campaign against the BJP, "expose its coruption and misgovernance" and "repeat its victory" in the civic body polls, the party said today.
11.00 pm: Delhi doctors' demands accepted but strike to continue.
10.45 pm: Brazilian President, Bhutanese PM hail yoga day celebrations.
10.25 pm: Yogendra Yadav accuses Kejriwal Govt of political corruption on AAP's TV ad row.
10.00 pm: Let's give MS Dhoni respect and time: Sourov Ganguly.
9.45 pm: Mumbai hooch tragedy toll climbs to 102, Congress demands CM's resignation.
9.35 pm: Government allocates Rs. 600 crore package for drinking water in rural Haryana.
9.20 pm: Minor blast inside army camp in Baramulla, two officials hurt.
9.00 pm: Government apologizes for BJP leader Ram Madhav's criticism of Vice-President Hamid Ansari's absence during the Yoga Day celebrations.
8.45 pm: 20 lakh workers will be given skill development training under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana by 2022 : Tirupur Exporters Association
8.35 pm: AAP Govt accepts all 19 demands of resident doctors of Delhi Govt hospitals who went on a strike.
8.30 pm: I want to support "Make In India" vision. If we manufacture here, the cost of logistics gets reduced: Masayoshi Son, SoftBank CEO.
We have committed to invest US billion in 10 years: Masayoshi Son, SoftBank CEO pic.twitter.com/7Ot1dJsgPO— ANI (@ANI_news) June 22, 2015
8.25 pm: Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria says he told the then home minister about his meeting with Lalit Modi in London.
8.15 pm: Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa begins campaign in RK Nagar for by-election.
8.00 pm: Very happy that International Yoga Day was so successful. I was very impressed that UN Secretary Gen also took part: EAM Sushma Swaraj.
7.50 pm: Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria submits information on his meeting with Lalit Modi to Maharashtra government.
7.45 pm: Six persons including three "prime witnesses" in the Sunanda Pushkar death case undergo lie detector test.
7.40 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets top officials from Soft Bank Corporation, Bharti Enterprises & Japan Bank for International Cooperation.
7.30 pm: Mumbai top cop Rakesh Maria asked to submit report to Maha govt regarding his meet with Lalit Modi.
7.15 pm: Group of ex-servicemen decide to boycott all govt functions in protest against delay over implementation of "One Rank One Pension" scheme.
7.10 pm: Meru Cabs offer 50% discount for first time app users in Chennai.
7.00 pm: "Party President & PM must apologise for Ram Madhav's tweet", says Congress leader Anand Sharma.
6.45 pm: "What finance minister said is absurd, its a new kind of "asana". Should people laundering money be prosecuted or protected?", says Congress leader Anand Sharma.
6.30 pm: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa begins campaign in RK Nagar for the by-election in Chennai.
6.20 pm: Meeting of resident doctors on strike & Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain underway at Delhi Secretariat.
Attack on Afghan Parl is very condemnable, in this time of trial India will stand by Afghanistan: HM Rajnath Singh pic.twitter.com/6RgGXzRbdI— ANI (@ANI_news) June 22, 2015
6.15 pm: Jitendra Singh Tomar bail application rejected, sent to 14 days judicial custody.
6.00 pm: Baba Ramdev meets Ram Vilas Paswan & Chirag Paswan in Delhi.
4.55 pm: Invested USD 1 billion in India in last 9 months, have committed to invest USD 10 bn in 10 years: SoftBank CEO.
4.45 pm: Bharti Enterprises, SoftBank Corp and Foxconn enter into a pact for renewable energy, says Sunil Mittal.
We heard of journalists being silenced, now journalists are being killed off. Cong is with the media persons: GN Azad pic.twitter.com/iVPC3OPoPW— ANI (@ANI_news) June 22, 2015
4.30 pm: PM apne "nidra-aasan" se uthey, aur humaare prashano ka jawaab de: Jairam Ramesh, Congress.
4.15 pm: Everyday new scandals are being exposed & yet PM is silent on this. So isnt PM party to all this?: Ghulam Nabi Azad on Lalit Modi case.
4.00 pm: All I will say is that I didnt know about this meeting, nor after the meet was I informed: Prithviraj Chavan on Rakesh Maria-Lalit Modi.
3.45 pm: No foreign journey can be made without written consent. No hospitality can be taken without written consent either: RK Singh on Rakesh Maria.
3.30 pm: 50 kgs Gold seized at Visakhapatnam airport by Customs; around 100 passengers from Kuala Lumpur & Bangkok detained.
3.25 pm: Most demands of striking doctors genuine, have directed health department to implement them: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
2.10 pm: UP journalist Jagendra Singh's son meets Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav
1.50 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi expresses deep concern over the suicide terror attack on Afghan Parliament.
12.58 pm: All Indians are safe confirms Indian ambassador to Afghanistan, Amar Sinha.
12.32 pm: Security forces cordon off Parliament area following blasts in Afghanistan, MPs evacuated.
12.02 pm: Resident doctors on strike demanding better security at work place and other facilities in Delhi
RML Hospital, Delhi: Resident doctors on strike demanding better security at work place and other facilities. pic.twitter.com/o63ERv5xhU— ANI (@ANI_news) June 22, 2015
11.47 am: Suicide attack on Afghanistan Parliament building in Kabul, four explosions reported
11.05 am: Nitin Gadkari meets with Vasundhara Raje in Jaipur, meeting on highway projects in Rajasthan
Nitin Gadkari meets with Vasundhara Raje in Jaipur, meeting on highway projects in Rajasthan pic.twitter.com/GjxA9tlkFo— ANI (@ANI_news) June 22, 2015
10.10 am: Visuals of Navy rescuing crew members of vessel Jindal Kamakshi
Visuals of Navy rescuing crew members of vessel Jindal Kamakshi. (Source: Indian Navy) pic.twitter.com/uTyp9KQJNV— ANI (@ANI_news) June 22, 2015
9.25 am: 19 crew members of vessel Jindal Kamakshi rescued by Sea King 42C of Indian Navy
8.47 am: SIT carries out polygraph test on 3 key witnesses in Sunanda death probe
8.25 am: Yoga day a wonderful addition to the UN calendar, says Ban Ki-moon
8.11 am: Encounter underway between militants and forces at Redwani Balla area of Kulgam in South Kashmir; 2 militants trapped.
8.00 am: Mumbai Police begin massive crackdown on liqour dens as nearly 100 died in hooch tragedy.