New Delhi, May 31: Completing one year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the 'manthan' (debate) about the performance of his government is good for democracy as it would help him know what was "lacking".
Follow more news updates here on Sunday, May 31:
7.00 pm: TDP MLA Revanth Reddy arrested by Anti Corruption Bureau for offering bribe.
6.45 pm: Heat wave continues in Andhra, Telangana, toll crosses 2,200.
6.30 pm: The official website of North Bengal Agriculture University in Cooch Behar of West Bengal hacked by a group calling itself the United Islamic Cyber Force.
6.15 pm: Scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the second Test between England and New Zealand at Headingley today: New Zealand 1st Innings 350 (L Ronchi 88, T Latham 84; S Broad 5-109)
6.00 pm: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis lays foundation stone of Nagpur Metro Rail Project.
5.45 pm: Air Marshal A P Garud, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Air Command, retires after a distinguished service of 38 years.
5.30 pm: Telangana Anti Corruption Bureau arrested 1 TDP MLA for allegedly bribing another MLA for upcoming MLC election.
5.15 pm: Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa announces a 50-member team, including 28 of her ministers as election in-charge for June 27 bypoll to Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency.
5.10 pm: No decision has been taken yet on the India-Pakistan cricket series: Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj.
5.00 pm: J&K: Encounter underway between militants and 4 Para Army SOG in Tangdhar Sector (Kupwara District), 5-6 militants trapped.
4.45 pm: 71-year-old US Secretary of State John Kerry hospitalised in Geneva, after suffering a leg injury in a bike accident in France.
4.30 pm: 2 killed, 11 injured in a blast at apartment building in northeast China's Liaoning Province.
4.15 pm: Switzerland to publish a list of accounts that have remained unclaimed for 60 years.
4.00 pm: WHO honours Beijing city of China for banning smoking in public places from tomorrow.
3.45 pm: There is no anti-India mood in Jammu & Kashmir, says EAM Sushma Swaraj.
3.30 pm: Security officials in Egypt say suspected Islamic militants have blown up a natural gas pipeline outside el-Arish, the provincial capital of North Sinai.
3.15 pm: Delhi Congress launches outreach programme for senior citizens.
3.00 pm: "We have had communication and discussions with 101 countries so far. From the last 15 years no PM had visited Nepal. No Foreign Minister had been a part of the JCM in Nepal for nearly 23 years", says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
2.45 pm: Snapdeal to allow users across 200 cities to pay through credit & debit cards when they opt for pay-on-delivery.
2.30 pm: Telangana govt all set for week-long celebrations to observe Formation Day on June 2.
2.20 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar terms UPA proposed deal of 126 Rafale jets ‘economically unviable', to buy only 36 jets for strategic purposes.
2.15 pm: Revenue department notifies new income tax return forms. The tax department extends last date for filing of I-T returns to August 31.
2.00 pm: All Govts rely on intelligence gathering instruments for security consideration, says Harcharan Bains, Advisor to Punjab CM on National Affairs.
1.50 pm: DMK seeks PM Modi's "direct intervention" in revoking order to de-recognise students' body for alleged violation of code of conduct.
1.45 pm: "I have already ordered an inquiry (flood relief scam),whoever held responsible will be punished", says Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat.
1.40 pm: DGCA to revise cabin crew duty & rest period norms.
1.30 pm: "After 1 year of assuming power,you (PM) tell country that OROP is a complex issue,complexities of which you never knew earlier", says Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken.
1:20 pm: Thundershowers expected in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Northern Rajasthan and Western UP between 1st to 3rd June, says IMD sources.
1:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi should rename Mann Ki Baat as 'Chhal ki Baat', says AAP leader Ashutosh.
12:26 pm: Saddened to learn about the passing away of Beau Biden, the eldest son of US Vice-President Joseph Biden, at a young age, tweets PM Modi.
11:55 pm: Govt sets up centralised data centres in Delhi and Bengaluru to automate process of lawful; interception of telephone and internet services.
11:18 am: Modi assured army that NDA government will bring One Rank One Pension for them. Keep faith in me, I will do whatever I can do for my people across the country.
You have been waiting for One Rank One Pension since last 40 years. Give me sometime, I will fulfill all promise which I had made.
11:13 am: Kisaan channel is important for me, I see future through kisaan channel, it's an open university for agriculture and irrigation, said PM during Mann Ki Baat.
11:11 am: I want to build an army which will be by the poor people and for the poor people and the army will fight against poverty.
11:10 am: We should make sure that our dreams are in sync with the dreams of the country, said Modi during Mann Ki Baat.
11:07 am: So many people told me that 'your Mann Ki Baat before the exams was very helpful.' But the reason for student's success is their hardwork, said PM.
11:05 am: Narendra Modi congratulates all students who passed board examinations this year.
10:55 am: 4 persons, including a CRPF commando, injured when suspected militants lobbed a grenade and opened fire at transport weigh bridge in Meghalaya.
8:55 am: BJP sources informed that Narendra Modi will talk about achievements of NDA government in last one year during Mann Ki Baat.
8:45 am: Fire at Nawai Sub complex near NC office in Srinagar. Five fire tenders rushed to the spot, no casualties have been reported.