Oct 24: BSF Jawan injured during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura Sector (J&K) on Sunday night, died of his injuries.
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11:55 pm: Pakistan attack: Police personnel taken hostage
11:40 pm: Pakistan: Polie training centre attacked in Quetta, 7 injured.
11:30 pm: Pakistan to attend 'heart of Asia' conference in Amritsar in December says Adviser to Pak PM on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz: Pak media
11:15 pm: Pakistan freezes accounts of 5,100 terror suspects, including Masood Azhar: Pak media
10:50 pm: Pak raised issue of UNSC resolutions: India
10:15 pm: PM unveils schemes worth Rs 5,000 crore in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi: PTI
9:45 pm: Cyrus Mistry to to move Bombay High Court questioning Tata Sons Ltd's decision on his ouster: TOI
9:30 pm: Huge traffic jam reported in areas of south Delhi.
9:20 pm: We support India's effort to bring peace to the region: US Consul-General in Kolkata Craig L Hall
9:15 pm: Ratan Tata writes to PM Modi about change in top management.
8:45 pm: Ratan Tata tells employees he has taken interim charge of Tata Group " in the interest of stability and reassurance"
8:30 pm: Samjwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal meets Ram Gopal Yadav in Delhi
8:15 pm: Terrorists attack PDP Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri's residence in Anantnag
7:50pm: At least 5 people were injured after an explosion hit a market in Kathua.
7:40 pm: Uttarakhand: 20 skeletons found near Vasuki Tal and other areas, DNA samples collected.
7:30 pm: RBI urges bank customers to keep changing PIN in view of recent security breach.
7:11 pm: Pakistan freezes bank accounts of over 5,100 teror suspects; Account of JeM Chief Massod Azhar also frozen.
6:58 pm: Banks to take over some stressed assets and hand these over to PSUs for an interim period: Finance Minister #Arun Jaitley.
6:51 pm: I think the two countries need to agree to formalise the 2003 ceasefire agreement: Abdul Basit,Pak Envoy to India
6:47 pm: To claim that those who attended Burhan Wani's funeral were instigated by Pakistan is wrong: Abdul Basit,Pak Envoy to India.
6:40 pm: I am glad that Karan Johar's flick (#ADHM) is out of 'mushkil': Abdul Basit, Pakistan High Commissioner to India.
6:30 pm: Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chairs meeting on stressed assets in steel power & shipping sector.
6:14 pm: After this (SP feud) its clear whatever happened during mahagathbandhan formation in Bihar was due to SP's internal problems: Nitish Kumar.
6:05 pm: US Envoy visited Arunachal Pradesh which is an integral part of country to which he's accredited; nothing unusual: MEA on China's objection.
6:02 pm: They sought time to prepare for argument in Court. Next hearing on:Nov 26: S Luthra,Arun Jaitley's lawyer on defamation case against Kejriwal.
5.47 pm: It is in interest of state®ion to maintain peace.Development is possible only with peace: Jitendra Singh,Union Minister for North East region.
5.35 pm: No truth in this story (where UP CM is referred to as Aurangzeb and SP Chief as Shahjahan).Never said this at the behest of anybody: A Malik.
5.25 pm: Board makes Selection Committee(Ratan Tata, Venu Srinivasan, Amit Chandra, Ronen Sen and Lord K Bhattacharyya) to choose new Chairman in 4 months.
5.07 pm: Tata Sons says board has named Ratan Tata as interim chairman: Reuters.
5.06 pm: Schemes are not about publishing advertisments in newspapers; their real aim is proper execution and touching people's lives: PM Modi.
4.45 pm: Download Narendra Modi app, there is a section where you (citizens) can send Diwali greetings and messages to our armed forces: PM Modi
4.30 pm: Schemes must be implemented and inaugurated on time,there must not be any delay in this & that is what my Govt is doing: PM Modi in Varanasi
4.28 pm: Modi inaugurates various projects in Varanasi, will address the public shortly.
4.27 pm: Delhi govt issues health advisories for capital after bird flu threat. Death of birds continues, 4 birds found dead in Rajghat lake.
4.20 pm: MLC Ashu Malik meets UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at his residence.
4.06 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Varanasi; set to launch a number of projects.
4.04 pm: Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh escaped unhurt after terrorists opened fire; one jawan injured in Ukhrul.
4.00 pm: Maltese government says, 5 killed in plane crash were French officials tracing Mediterranean trafficking routes from Libya: AP.
3.42 pm: Triple talaq isn't mentioned in Quran, this shows it's about patriarchy and not religion: Activist Zakia Soman.
3.41 pm: Death toll in fire at Sum Hospital in Bhubaneswar (Odisha) rises to 27.
3.32 pm: And our military and intelligence relationship now is closer than ever been. We support India's effort to bring peace to region: CL Hall.
3.25 pm: It's also true that US and India have never been closer in terms of agreement on working together to counter terrorism (Contd): CL Hall.
3.15 pm: India's relationship with Pakistan is for India and Pakistan to workout:US Consul-General in Kolkata Craig L Hall.
3:07 pm: 4 injured after fire breaks out in Motijheel Convent Lane's two-storey building; 10 fire tenders at the spot in Kolkata.
2:52 pm: I am not in SP anymore, can't comment on anything, says Ram Gopal Yadav outside Mumbai airport
2:47 pm: Vijay Mallya cheque bounce case: Matter posted to November 11 by Hyderabad local court.
2:36 pm: Each time I announce action against PM Nawaz's corruption, tensions escalate along the Line of Control: Imran Khan.
2:30 pm: Lets breaks the cycle of SP-BSP and choose instead to make UP an "Uttam Pradesh": PM Modi in mahoba(UP).
1:54 pm: I am surprised that for vote bank politics, some parties want to keep Muslim women bereft of their natural rights: PM.
1:50 pm: The debate should be between Muslims who want reforms and those who do not want reforms: Modi.
1:48 pm: I request people who participate in TV debates don't make women rights into Muslim Hindu issue.Women's right is a development issue: PM Modi in Mahoba.
1:40 pm: Please don't make triple talaaq a political matter, let's take proper measures to give equal rights to women as well: PM Modi
1:30 pm: SP & BSP both loot in their own turns, and when the other comes to power they never take action against the other: PM in Mahoba.
1:28 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses public rally in Mahoba (UP).
1.06 pm: We have recovered 3 AK 47, 4 SLR and 3 other weapons, one of our officer is also injured. Area is cordoned off, says Rahul Dev Sharma (SP Rural).
1.02 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Khajurao (Madhya Pradesh), will head to Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh) from here.
12.48 pm: Out of 36, 21 are players and 15 are helpers. Most of them are businessmen, there is no foreigner involved, says Ishwar Singh (DCP ,South Delhi).
12.40 pm: 36 people arrested after Delhi police busted illegal casino in Sainik Farm area in Delhi.
12.24 pm: Death toll increased to 23 (17 men, 6 women) in an encounter in Malakangiri (Odisha) in a joint operation by AP and Odisha police.
12.20 pm: Haji Ali Trust to SC: Ready to implement the Bombay High Court order allowing women to enter to the sanctorum.
12.15 pm: Rathana (RS Pura, J&K): Last rites of BSF Jawan Gurnam Singh who lost his life in cross border firing by Pakistan.
12.09 pm: Priyanka Gandhi will decide when to begin her campaign in upcoming UP elections, she will be assisted by all party members: PL Punia (Congress).
12.00 pm: I wont hear a word against Shivpal says Mulayam Singh. Why this letter war. If you had concerns you should have sent a note, Mualayam tells Akhilesh.
11.52 am: Haji Ali Dargah Trust tells Supreme Court that it has decided to give women access to the sanctum sanitorium which houses the Saint's tomb.
11.40 am: SC issued notice to Sahahabuddin, Bihar state govt and Union on shifting him from Siwan to Tihar jail in Delhi.
11.35 am: 8 year-old-boy dies and four other injured in shelling and firing by Pakistan in Kanachak sector of J&K.
11.13 am: Shivpal exposes Akhilesh says, "He told me that he would float a new party. Yes he told me that."
Akhilesh had earlier denied floating a new party.
11.06 am: Akhilesh gets emotional, breaks down at party office in Lucknow. "I have only done what my father has told me." Meanwhile,Shivpal Yadav begins his address, says indiscipline will not be tolerated in the party. "This party is what it is only because of Netaji (Mulayam)."
11.05 am: "Was very hurt when I heard that you wanted to remove me from the party. This is your party. I was hurt when Amar Singh said by November I won't be the CM. What will I do if I leave politics? This is my career," Akhilesh tells Mulayam.
11.02 am: Bihar govt escalates Rocky Yadav (who was released on bail) matter to Supreme Court. SC schedule the hearing for 25 October.
10.57 am: "If you had asked for my resignation, I would have submitted it," Akhilesh tells Mulayam. I am not forming any new party. That is a lie, says Akhilesh. "You asked me to sack Prajapati," Akhilesh tells Mulayam. If there is a conspiracy against the party, I will have it investigated, he adds.
10.52 am: There is a conspiracy against me, alleges Akhilesh Yadav. "I have only worked for the welfare of the people," the UP CM says at the SP meet.
Meeting began with supporters of CM and Shivpal Yadav exchanging blows.
10.50 am: People are saying a new party will be formed. Who is forming is a new party? I am not: Akhilesh Yadav.
10.25 am: Lucknow (UP): SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav reaches party office
Lucknow (UP): SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav reaches party office pic.twitter.com/bjUviZwBYB— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 24, 2016
10.05 am: School children in Delhi take out anti cracker campaign ahead of Diwali festival.
9.48 am: Severe shelling last night on border causes cattle casualties. Nearly 30 cattle dead, 100 injured. Animal Husbandry department put on alert.
9.25 am: We are preparing for upcoming elections and will directly meet people, I knew this will happen someday: Shivpal Singh Yadav.
9.13 am: 19 naxalites have been killed in an encounter with police at the Andhra-Odisha border.
9.02 am: SC to hear plea filed by the four convicts in December 16 gangrape case who were awarded death by Delhi HC.
8.22 am: Fire broke out in a scrapyard in Bhopal around 2:30 AM last night. 35 fire tenders at the spot.
8.05 am: Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi to lay foundation stone for URJA Ganga project.
8.03 am: Serial blasts at Ukhrul in Manipur ahead of Chief Minister's visit. One security personnel has been injured.
8.00 am: Terrorists attacks a police post guarding minority houses at Sirnoo in Pulwama, Kashmir, last night. More details awaited.