Get all the latest news updates of Tuesday, Nov 17 here:
9:00 pm: I don't support people who are returning awards, awards are prestigious & won't be given again: Pt Vishwamohan Bhatt.
8:45 pm: Respect for human rights unavoidably includes acceptance of diversity, not merely tolerance of it: VP Mohammad Hamid Ansari.
8:35 pm: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav to attend Nitish Kumar's oath-taking ceremony on Nov 20 in Patna.
8:15 pm: Tribute to the young Colonel Santosh Mahadik who was martyred today. We're proud of young officers like him who lead frm front &do not hesitate to sacrifice their lives in order to protect the Nation:Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
8:05 pm: Traffic snarls near Akshardham in New Delhi due to Chhath festival celebrations.
7:20 pm: The matter is part-heard & Court will be hearing the matter tomorrow at 2 pm. BCCI will wait till tomorrow evening and take the final call after that: BCCI Secretary, Anurag Thakur on DDCA.
7:10 pm: CCI imposes penalties upon 3 Airlines for concerted action in fixing &revising Fuel Surcharge (FSC) for transporting cargo.
CCI imposes penalties of Rs. 151.69 crores, Rs. 63.74 crores & Rs. 42.48 crores upon Jet Airways, InterGlobe Aviation Ltd and Spice Jet.
7:05 pm: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to attend Nitish Kumar's oath-taking ceremony at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Nov 20.
6:55 pm: Tamil folk artist Kovan who ws arrested by Chennai police for criticizing TN Govt in a song hs been released on bail.
6:45 pm: Why is Maha Govt insisting on constructing Balasaheb's memorial in Mayor's bungalow, there are better places in Mumbai for it: Raj Thackeray.
6.00 pm: General Fan Changlong, Vice Chairman of Central Military Commission of China meets PM Modi.
5.38 pm: Nitish Kumar with strategist Prashant Kishor at Chhath festival celebration near Ganga Ghat in Patna (Bihar).
5.15 pm: CBI files reply on Akali Dal application in Delhi court saying it is willing to reinvestigate case against Tytler in '84 Sikh riots case.
5.00 pm: Mamata Banerjee at the Chhath festival celebration in Kolkata.
5.00 pm: Chhath festival celebration in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh).
4.41 pm: Army officer injured in the ongoing encounter in Kupwara district (J&K) passes away.
4.40 pm: Lalu Prasad Yadav celebrates Chhath festival with his family in Patna.
Lalu Prasad Yadav celebrates Chhath festival with his family in Patna. pic.twitter.com/Xs02KdpJ5c— ANI (@ANI_news) November 17, 2015
4.30 pm: Chhath festival being celebrated near Ganga Ghat in Patna (Bihar).
4.19 pm: At least Azam Khan's statement was condemned by SP, Congress chose not to condemn the statement by Mani Shankar Aiyar says Meenakshi Lekhi, BJP.
4.14 pm: We seek explanation from Rahul Gandhi as these are legal documents and legal documents have legal repercussion: Meenakshi Lekhi, BJP.
4.13 pm: Some people are behaving and conducting themselves as propagandists for ISIS and Taliban says Meenakshi Lekhi, BJP.
4.10 pm: Army jawan injured in an ongoing encounter with militants in J&K's Kupwara.
4.00 pm: Rescue and relief operations by Indian Navy underway in areas affected due to Chennai rains.
3.35 pm: PM Narendra Modi condoles the death of VHP leader Ashok Singhal.
3.08 pm: VHP leader Ashok Singhal passes away at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon.
2.18 pm: Vladimir Putin vows to 'find and punish' those behind Sinai plane attack.
1.44 pm: Anuradha the Mayor of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh was shot dead and her husband Mohan who was also shot at is said to be in a critical condition.
12.55 pm: French police staged 128 anti-terror raids in early hours of Tuesday, Interior Minister says: AFP.
11.05 am: 3-year old girl dies after getting stuck in school elevator in Hyderabad.
10.50 am: France in new Syria air raid against IS stronghold Raqa, reports military.
9.50 am: CM Anandiben Patel to campaign for BJP candidates in Ahmedabad today for the upcoming civic polls.
9.35 am: Chennai to receive no respite from rains for next 24 hours. Army and NDRF join relief and rescue ops.
8.53 am: A new political party 'The Australian Muslim Party', which aims to provide representation to Muslims in Australia launched in Western Sydney.
8.30 am: Effiel Tower reopens to tourists on Monday, glows in Blue, White, Red to honor victims of Paris attacks.
8.00 am: Heavy rains affect train services in Chennai