Bengaluru, May 12: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeks Congress support for the goods and services tax (GST) bill.
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9:40 pm: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hands over Rs.5 lakh cheque to wife of Raghu Naik(person who caught Nathuram Godse).
9:30 pm: PM Modi's BA degree of 1978 is totally genuine, minor mistakes are common during paperwork-Tarun Das,DU Registrar.
PM Modi's enrollment number was CC5594/74 and examination roll number was 16594-Tarun Das,DU Registrar to ANI.
9:22 pm: Amit Jani, who threatened to kill JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has been arrested by Delhi Police special cell.
9:15 pm: 12 goons arrested in Raxaul(Bihar), four rifles,two pistols,one revolver among ammunition recovered.
9:05 pm: If Kerala is Somalia then Gujarat is probably Afghanistan: Jairam Ramesh, Congress.
9:00 pm: There is nothing wrong in what Deputy CM (Tejashwi Yadav) said: Laloo Yadav on Gaya road rage case.
8:50 pm: The promptness with which State Govt and Police acted is unprecedented:Laloo Yadav on Gaya road rage case.
8:42 pm: India's GDP growth will be 8% in 2016-17:Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
8:25 pm: Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says she'll never stop fighting; calls impeachment a `coup': AP.
8:15 pm: Extremely pleased & honoured. I want to do my best to inspire all going from India- AR Rahman in connection with Rio Olympics 2016.
8:10 pm: 12 goons arrested after exchange of fire with Police in Raxaul(Bihar), four rifles,two pistols,one revolver among ammunition recovered.
8:07 pm: Explosion close to military barracks in Istanbul, casualties: AFP.
8:05 pm: MoS Kiren Rijiju reviews implementation of Bezbaruah Committee report with representatives of North-East states.
8:00 pm: Yes,I have faced problems before but not to this extent: Jeeja Ghosh (Passenger with cerbral palsy who was offloaded).
7:50 pm: I'm really excited not because this is my victory but a victory of entire specially-abled community-Jeeja Ghosh(Passenger who was offloaded).
7:40 pm: Gaya road rage case: Police at the residence of Bindi Yadav's(accused Rocky's father) brother Sital Yadav.
7.31 pm: 3 children washed away by flash floods triggered by heavy rain in batote area of J&K's Ramban district, search operation is underway.
7.14 pm: Giant Wheel mishap: Josh Punnish, owner of Chennai's Kishkinta Amusement Park and manager Shathivelan arrested under section 337 and 304(2).
7.05 pm: Sonia ji came to Kerala recently and got emotional while addressing a rally, said her love for country is being questioned. Soniaji where was your love for country when corruption scams of Rs 12 lakh crores came out under your rule at Centre?, asks Amit Shah.
6.45 pm: BJP President Amit Shah addressing a rally in Thrissur (Kerala).
6.30 pm: 3 children washed away by flash floods triggered by heavy rains in batote area of J&K's Ramban district, 1 body recovered.
6.24 pm: Srilanka President Maithripala Sirisena to visit India on May 13 and 14. He will visit the Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain.
6.15 pm: A R Rehman has offered rights for his famous song 'Ma Tujhe Salam' to IOA.Its a big moment, says Tarlochan Singh,IOA
6.00 pm: I thanked Sonia on behalf of Uttarakhand Congress, MLAs, workers and democratic forces in state, says Harish Rawat.
5.45 pm: CBI to again issue summons to MHA Under Secretary Anand Joshi.
5.30 pm: So we now await the advice of Enforcement Directorate on next steps, says MEA on Vijay Mallya.
5.20 pm: CBI examines former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair in Antrix case,he was examined today on his role in commission of offence.
5:04 pm: Chhattisgarh Govt bought one Agusta helicopter for $ 5 million plus $ 1.57 million commission, says Prashant Bhushan.
4:50 pm: North Goa Collector allows banks to take over Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Villa in Candolim.
4:30 pm: EC announces biennial election to 57 seats of Rajya Sabha from 15 states, notification to be issued on 24th May, Polling on 11th June.
4:10 pm: Bihar CM fires fresh salvo at Modi govt, asks why don't they ban liquor in all BJP ruled states.
3:53 pm: Nitish launches scathing attack on RSS, says it did not take part in the freedom struggle. They only pretend to be nationalists.
3:50 pm: BJP made promises during elections of bringing black money within 100 days. But here we are, two years have passed: Nitish.
3:47 pm: BJP people say something else, and do something else.Huge difference in what they say,and their actions, says Nitish Kumar.
3:34 pm: AR Rahman joins as Goodwill Ambassador of Indian Contingent for Rio Olympics 2016.
3.25 pm: Some batches of Combiflam tablets were found to have a delayed disintegration time :Sanofi India spokesperson.
3.05 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar addressing a rally in Varanasi.
3.00 pm: Comparison (of Kerala with Somalia) made by PM is devoid of facts.Kerala Govt took a serious note of this,considering legal action
2.55 pm: Tremors of magnitude 4.7 felt in Myanmar.
2.40 pm: Clash between two groups during election in Avahan Akhara in Ujjain, injured Sadhus were rushed to the hospital.
2.30 pm: People who level allegations of 'Jungle Raj' on Bihar, I just asked them to define 'Jungle Raj'.
2.15 pm: ED raided residences of several traders and businessmen whose names came up during the investigation, in Kolkata and Salt lake area.
2.00pm: Mostly house searches, political links established. This will continue for 2-3 days: Chief Election Officer, TN
1.55 pm: AgustaWestland Middleman Christian Michel should join CBI investigation in India, says CBI.
1.43 pm: There is a procedure, we've a selection committee which decides. Whoever qualifies have their name on list, says Brij Bhushan Sharan on Rio 2016.
1.33 pm: We still dont have a date for dialogue to begin but we hope its sooner rather than later, says Pakistan High Commissioner.
1.32 pm: I am fighting for my players, my campaign is for them. My fight is with the system and not every player or coach is wrong, says Sona Chaudhary
1.25 pm: Today, we have support systems. But in our time, we did not have economic support systems, says Sona Chaudhary.
1.15 pm: Doors of diplomacy are never closed, always open: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on India-Pak talks.
1.11 pm: Yes, we are in alliance.So? Should we hang ourselves?Is that a solution?Police is taking action, says Prem Chand Gupta,RJD.
1.00 pm: The party his (Rocky) mother belongs to is JDU, it has nothing to do with our party, says Prem Chand Gupta,RJD on road rage incident.
12.53 pm: The Jayalalithaa DA case has been adjourned to June 1. The Supreme Court says all the arguments must be completed on that day. On June 1 the Bench will convene a special sitting to complete the case.
12.43 pm: Whoever is better and stronger of us(Sushil and Narsingh Yadav) must be sent for Rio, says Sushil Kumar on Rio Olympics 2016.
12.35 pm: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi says 'CBI must investigate the Bihar road rage case.'
12.25 pm: Sandhu was absconding since last 6 months and his anticipatory bail was cancelled by High Court. Sandhu sent to Judicial custody till May 25
12.15 pm: Retired IAS officer G S Sandhu surrenders in ACB court in Jaipur. Sandhu is main accused in Rs. 100 crore controversial land deal case.
12.05 pm: Diageo submits Vijay Mallya's settlement deal (agreement) to debt recovery tribunal.
11.40 am: Shashank Manohar becomes the first independent candidate to be elected as ICC Chairman.
11.25 am: Chief Minister Harish Rawat alongwith Uttarakhand Cabinet to arrive in Delhi today, will meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
11.02 am: Uttarakhand Cabinet meet chaired by Harish Rawat decides to implement all the decisions which were made earlier.
10.45 am: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes in the sea off Taiwan's Yilan county.
10.15 am: Hindu Sena performs havan for victory of Donald Trump in US presidential elections.
9.50 am: Harish Rawat chairs cabinet meeting in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
9.20 am: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray discharged from Lilavati Hospital.
8.35 am: Man (39) commits suicide at Vijay Chowk (Delhi) by hanging himself from a tree.
8.14 am: Malaysia says two more pieces of debris are "almost certainly" from Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 that disappeared two years ago.
8.12 am: Trupti Desai enters Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai
8.00 am: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeks Congress support for the goods and services tax (GST) bill.