New Delhi, Dec 28:Get all the latest national and international news updates of Monday, Dec 28, here:
9:45 pm: Saudi Arabia to raise petrol prices by up to 40%: AFP.
9:30 pm: Businessman shot dead by unidentified men in Ahiyapur, Bazar Samiti (Muzaffarpur,Bihar).
9:15 pm: 8 Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.
9:07 pm: Four more persons arrested in connection with Darbhanga (Bihar) Engineers' death case.
9:00 pm: Three armed motorbike-borne criminals robbed a businessman in Bihar's Katihar, stole cash worth Rs 10 lakh this afternoon.
8:45 pm: The number of lawmakers is also supposed to increase in a few year: LS Speaker on her proposal of new Parliament building.
8:30 pm: To make Parliament paperless, some changes need to be made. Parliament House has become a heritage building so we cannot make changes in it to bring new technologies: Sumitra Mahajan, LS Speaker on her proposal of new building.
8:15 pm: Aviation policy has reached the final stages,I think we have to do one or two more sittings-Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju.
7.44 pm: Maoist leader Nagesh killed in an encounter with security forces at Andhra Pradesh-Chhattisgarh border near Konta.
7.25 pm: I appeal to people of Delhi to follow Odd Even Formula in interest of environment: BS Bassi, Commissioner of Police
7.10 pm: Pak national Abdul Rehman repatriated at Chakan-da-Bagh crossing on the Line of Control in Poonch District today: Defence PRO.
India Army in a humanitarian gesture informed Pakistan about his details. After confirmation by Pakistan Govt,he was repatriated-Defence PRO
India Army in a humanitarian gesture informed Pakistan about his details. After confirmation by Pakistan Govt,he was repatriated-Defence PRO— ANI (@ANI_news) December 28, 2015
6.50 pm: MHA sends general advisory to all states ahead of new year cautioning state police to be vigilant.
6.35 pm: JKLF chief Yasin Malik booked for attempted murder of policemen.
6.00 pm: Journalists protest in Chennai against DMDK chief Vijayakanth after he spit on media persons.
5.55 pm: Studio in Kannur set on fire over allegedly controversial remarks of the owner P Rafeeque on Purdah system.
5.45 pm: All three accused detained by police in connection with kidnapping of a girl in Gurgaon.
5.35 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Dr. Ali Tayyebnia, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance of Iran.
5.20 pm: Jandhan Yojna has been a revolutionary scheme. Almost 20 crore accounts opened: Smriti Irani in Nalbari(Assam).
5.11 pm: At this stage, it would be wrong to reveal more details(of kidnapping): Gurgaon Police Commissioner.
5.05 pm: The girl is now safely at her home, three accused have been identified,will be arrested soon-Gurgaon Police Commissioner Navdeep Virk.
5.00 pm: The UP Govt said this from the start this wasn't an accident as BJP leaders said: Gaurav Bhatia, SP, on Dadri lynching.
4.53 pm: Girl kidnapped from outside a college in Gurgaon has been freed, she is safe. More details later: Gurgaon Police Commissioner.
4.45 pm: Fire broke out in Shirdi-Kalka Express at Ambala station, earlier today. Fire later doused.
4.40 pm: There is no sign of law and order in Haryana, total failure: Bhupinder Hooda, former CM, on Gurgaon Kidnapping
4.35 pm: JNU students oppose invite to Ramdev Baba to speak at an event: CNN-IBN.
4.32 pm: Police have taken quick action after it came into their knowledge: Jawahar Yadav, OSD to Haryana CM
4.28 pm: We don't know yet if the girl is from this college or not: DSD College Principal, on Gurgaon kidnapping.
Even though no formal complaint has been received in matter so far, we've registered FIR of kidnapping,investigating matter: Gurgaon Police
Even though no formal complaint has been received in matter so far, we've registered FIR of kidnapping,investigating matter: Gurgaon Police— ANI (@ANI_news) December 28, 2015
4.20 pm: Iraqi military spokesman announces Ramadi city "fully liberated" from Islamic State militants: AP.
4.15 pm: Content editor of Mumbai 'Congress Darshan' journal Sudhir Joshi sacked.
4.05 pm: Volunteers will not be party workers, but civil defence people: Gopal Rai,Delhi Transport minister on Odd Even Formula
3.51 pm: Mulayam Singh Yadav suspends Bijnor SP MLA Ruchi Vira for anti-party activities.
3.45 pm: State Govt is capable enough to deal with any kind of situation: Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO on Asiya Andrabi's opposition to proposed New year celebrations.
3.40 pm: This was obvious, some people purposely carried out this incident: Shivpal Yadav on Veterinary officer's report on Dadri lynching.
3.35 pm: Girl allegedly kidnapped in a car from outside a college in Gurgaon.
3.30 pm: We will announce by January 1, have found out some way-Prakash Javadekar, BJP on Jallikattu (bull taming sport).
3.20 pm: Congress has printed pages of history in their mouthpiece. Want to congratulate Sanjay Nirupam for revealing the truth: Prakash Javadekar,BJP.
3.12 pm: Two persons have been killed in Malda, West Bengal in an explosion. Preliminary investigations suggest that they were preparing crude bombs.
2.51 pm: Bihar Govt orders ban on use of all kinds of siren to reduce noise pollution. Ambulance, fire vehicle, Governor and judges exempted.
2.49 pm: At least 14 killed in bomb blasts in Syria's Homs: State media.
2.10 pm: A mild tremor measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale rocked central Nepal today.
2.07 pm: Meat found at Dadri lynching victim's house was goat meat and not beef, chief veterinary officer's report
1.25 pm: China passes first-ever anti-domestic violence law.
1.02 pm: Sanjay Nirupam apologises for criticism of Nehru, Sonia in 'Congress Darshan'
12.55 pm: Japan to pay 1bn yen ($8.3m) compensation and apologise to South Korea WW2 'comfort women' to settle dispute.
12.41 pm: Germany recruits army of 8,500 language teachers for 200,000 refugee children.
12.22 pm: Congress marks its 131st Foundation Day.
12.21 pm: J&K govt to hoist state flag on buildings of constitutional authorities: HC
12.20 pm: Manish Sisodia: DDCA Probe Panel being headed by a credible lawyer Gopal Subramaniam. Why is anyone scared?
11.50 am: BJP General Secretay Ram Madhav expresses regret for his comments on AkhandBharat.
11.05 am: Deadly tornadoes leave devastation in their wake at Texas and Alabama.
11.04 am: 18-yr-old Chhangte creates history as India thump Nepal to storm into semis.
11.03 am: AAP government and Delhi police lock horns over EvenOddPlan as DCP Bassi warns party volunteers.
11.01 am: Ex-army jawan suspected ISI spy arrested from Rajasthan.
10.49 am: It didn't mention ANYONE's name n recommended Enquiry Commission to fix responsibility, which we have done now: Kejriwal.
10.48 am: No clean chit ever given by any Del govt probe. That report confirmed several instances of wrongdoings but did not fix responsibility: Arvind Kejriwal.
10.40 am: Mumbai Congress magazine blames Nehru for Kashmir problem.
10.39 am: BJP almost begging me for an apology. Sorry. I won't oblige them. Let Jaitley ji be cross-examined in defamation cases. Let truth prevail: Arvind Kejriwal.
10.35 am: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit T-Hub in Hyderabad today, will launch 4 new policies.
10.05 am: I did not raise the DDCA issue in Parliament on Congress president Sonia Gandhi's instructions, says Kirti Azad.
10.03 am: Main khiladi hoon, aur khel se bhrashtachar nikle, ush vishay ko leke aage badh raha hun: Kirti Azad
9.29 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on his birthday.
9.25 am: OddEvenFormula is an extremely stupid idea.Without augmenting public infra you're going to throw entire city into chaos: Manish Tewari,Congress.
9.20 am: Blast heard at the east gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul: Report
9.14 am: Six people detained in connection with murder of two engineers of road construction company in Bihar's Darbhanga: PTI
8.32 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Pakistan can be hailed as successful only if the neighbouring country stops sponsoring terrorism, VHP leader Praveen Togadia said.
8.20 am: BJP demands apology from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Arun Jaitley remarks.