Bengaluru, Feb 2: Criminal case filed against Asaduddin Owaisi and others on the complaint of Congress leader Shabbir Ali
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2.17 am: Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic caucuses in Iowa, USA.
1.45 am: Criminal case filed against Asaduddin Owaisi and others on the complaint of Congress leader Shabbir Ali, says V Satyanarayana, Hyderabad Police.
1.30 am: Actor Rishi Kapoor releases the first look of his character in his upcoming film 'Kapoor and Sons'.
1.07 am: US threatens 'tough' UN sanctions over N.Korea satellite launch: Reports.
12.39 am: N-Korea confirms plans for imminent satellite rocket launch that would amount to another breach of UN resolutions.
10.14 pm: Vice President Hamid Ansari addresses Indian community members in Brunei, earlier today.
10.13 pm: Mumbai BJP issues notice to its corporator Ritu Tawde for being part of BMC contingent for educational tour to Andaman.
9.23 pm: We want to bring Madhya Pradesh to number one position in tourism sector, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan, CM Madhya Pradesh.
9.02 pm: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan chairs cabinet meet on a cruise at Hanuvantiya island.
8.37 pm: We really wish his office had submitted his visa documents as other participants did, says Pak HC Abdul Basit on Anupam Kher visa issue.
8.36 pm: No visa application was submitted to us, this is what the reality is, says Pak HC Abdul Basit on Anupam Kher visa issue.
7.49 pm: To deny visa to somebody who is an Indian artist is incorrect & is actually condemnable says Randeep Surjewala,Cong on Anupam Kher's Pak visa row.
7:40 pm: Section 377 has to go, it is a long fight and this is just the beginning, says Laxmi Narayan Tripathi , LGBT Activist.
7:15 pm: LGBT community celebrates after SC agrees to hear the matter and refers it to 5-judge bench on Section 377 in Delhi.
7:00 pm: 2 CRPF personnel injured in grenade attack on paramilitary party in Anantnag, J&K,area cordoned off.
6:45 pm: We want the old arrangement to continue but PDP has to decide for itself, says Ram Madhav, BJP on J&K govt formation with PDP.
6:30 pm: This is about constitutional freedoms granted to Indian citizens, says Shashi Tharoor, Congress on Section 377.
6:05 pm: Yes I will go to Pakistan if I am given a visa in the future, says Anupam Kher.
6:00 pm: NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt functionaries over death of elderly woman due to alleged negligence by her children in Thiruvananthapuram.
5:45 pm: I am not angry on anyone, I am hurt and saddened, says Anupam Kher on Pak visa denial
5:30 pm: The centre should undertake some confidence building measures if a government has to be formed in Jammu and Kashmir says PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti.
5:00 pm: Matter is referred to a constitutional bench,so must wait before commenting-Nalin Kohli,BJP Section 377.
4:58 pm: ESI Scheme is based on the Gandhian principle of 'contributions as per their ability and benefits as per the requirement', says PM in Coimbatore.
4:40 pm: Our Govt is dedicated for the welfare of our brothers and sisters who are 'rashtriya nirmata', says PM Modi in Coimbatore.
4:30 pm: Even Arun Jaitley in a closed room appreciated MNREGA programme, says Rahul Gandhi.
4:29 pm: We didn't ask caste or religion of poor, we only said all poor of India be helped through MNREGA, says Rahul Gandhi.
4:17 pm: BJP J&K state leadership core group meet begins in Jammu.
4:00 pm: Custom officials intercepted a person from Mumbai airport holding Indian passport last night. Recovered foreign currency worth Rs 31.82 lakh.
3:59 pm: Even if SC were to reject this today, we'd still be as strong as we were before, says Darshina, LGBT activist Section 377.
3:58 pm: For today this is good news, says LGBT Activist Elena on SC hearing on Section 377.
3:30 pm: Progressive step in the right direction, it is a corrective measure, says Mohnish, LGBT Activist on SC hearing on Sec 377.
3:26 pm: Supreme Court agrees to hear matter, referred to 5 judge bench on Section 377.
3:22 pm: Sahara approaches SC, seeks permission to sell its F1 team,4 aircrafts and Hotels,says it will be able to raise 3000 crore by selling them.
3:20 pm: Fire breaks out at Govindpura Industrial Area in Bhopal.
3:00 pm: Suspected ISI agent produced in a court in Bhopal earlier today, Court gave two day transit remand to him.
2:49 pm: Rahul Gandhi at lunch with locals in Bandlapalli village in Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh).
2:45 pm: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi at lunch with locals in Bandlapalli, Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh.
2:30 pm: Muslim scholars met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and NSA Ajit Doval (earlier today).
2:15 pm: All Muslim organisations in the country are against IS and terrorism and are ready to sacrifice anything for the nation, says Kamal Farooqui.
2:00 pm: Representatives of Muslim organizations met Home Minister Rajnath Singh,NSA and IB ppl, says Kamal Farooqui.
1:42 pm: Mehbooba Mufti will be meeting with PDP leaders after her meeting with BJP leader Nirmal Singh. She will then meet the governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
1:38 pm: I've not received any summon. Public must know that there is a freedom of expression, but it comes with responsibility & we shouldnt disturb public order: BS Bassi
One has the right to hold peaceful protest,but it has to take care that the law and order is not disturbed. There is a ruling by SC that anyone wanting to hold a protest in Delhi must get necessary permission from concerned DCP, Bassi further added.
1:35 pm: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi arrives in Bandlapalli, Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh, to commemorate 10 years of MNREGA.
1:30 pm: Ahead of the meeting with the governor, BJP leader Nirmal Singh meets Mehbooba Mufti to discuss government formation in Jammu and Kashmir.
1:20 pm: NCP leader Sharad Pawar defends Chhagan Bhujbal, says his decisions as PWD minister were that of the state Cabinet.
1.15 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets Muslim scholars at his residence in Delhi.
1.00 pm: Art and culture don't have boundaries, so I had agreed for the Karachi Literature Festival, says actor Anupam Kher.
12.58 pm: This Govt is committed to the promotion of Ayurveda. We have a Ayurveda ministry, says PM Modi.
12.42 pm: Rajkot IPL team to be called 'Rajkot Lions'. Suresh Raina to be the captain.
12.41 pm: Hardik Patel granted bail by Surat court in a case against him for blocking Kamrej highway.
12.34 pm: PDP-BJP have created constitutional crisis.If fresh elections happen,we are ready, says Devinder Rana,National Conference.
12.30 pm: Very contradictory signals coming from Pakistan,visa denial to Anupam Kher is unfortunate-RK Singh,Former Home secretary.
12.25 pm: Congress to file a SLP in Supreme Court, challenging Delhi HC's order in connection with National Herald case.
12.00 pm: The Punjab police is investigating a man detained in Pathankot after sensitive information had been found on him. Irshad Ahmed was detained following an Intelligence Bureau tip off. Prima facie there is nothing to suggest that he may have been involved in the Pathankot terrorist strike, sources say.
He was working as a labour in Pathankot and the police upon arresting him had found sensitive information on him. The sensitive material comprised photographs of important locations. We suspect that he may be a spy with the ISI, sources informed.
11.24 am: Reserve Bank to create a special ecosystem for startup funding.
10.50 am: BJP J&K state leadership core group meet scheduled to take place at 4 pm today in Jammu.
10.04 am: Maharashtra control board issues prosecution notices to BMC officials over Deonar fire.
9.55 am: Sex determination should be made compulsory to curb female foeticide: Maneka Gandhi.
9.10 am: Voting for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls in Hyderabad underway.
8.15 am: World Health Organisation declares spread of Zika in the Americas an international emergency.
8.00 am: PM Modi will deliver an address at Third Global Ayurveda Festival in Kozhikode, Kerala.