New Delhi, Nov 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi snubbed threat from Naxal and Indian Mujahideen (IM) and held election rallies in Jharkhand. Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi campaigned in Jammu Kashmir. Both Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir are going to assembly polls starting from Nov 25.
Follow national and international news updates on Friday, Nov 21:
10:30 pm: Ebola death toll rises to 5,459: World Health Organization
9:15 pm: 5,000 killed in the Ukrainian conflict: Pro-Russian separatists
8:35 pm: President Obama Accepts PM Modi's Invite to be Chief Guest at Republic Day
7:30 pm: Naxals hit IAF chopper, ambush CRPF patrol party
6:55 pm: Trinamool Congress (TMC) releases an official statement following arrest of its MP Srinjoy Bose. TMC calls CBI a political tool used by Modi government.
5:45 pm: Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu meets Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
5:29 pm: SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at his Birthday celebration in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
5:15 pm: TMC MP Srinjoy Bose arrested by CBI in connection with Saradha scam.
4:55 pm: Militant hurled grenade at PDP rally at Gandwani, Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir.
4:33 pm: We're Arya Samaji, neither me nor my family went to that ashram (Sant Rampal's ashram) ever: Former Haryana CM BS Hooda.
4:15 pm: You need to be wary of people who can go to any lengths for power, says Sonia Gandhi during election campaign in Jammu and Kashmir.
4:00 pm: Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his Birthday Celebrations.
3:41 pm: We called him and informed him his performance is not good & there is bleak possibility of him getting ticket, says AAP leader Ashutosh on MS Dhir who joined BJP.
3:32 pm: I took oath of the constitution when I became HRD Minister, couldn't allow for violation of constitution, says Smriti Irani.
3:10 pm: Supreme Court sends notice to centre on move to drop German as third language. HRD ministry had scrapped German as third language mid-term.
2.45 pm: He has always been creating controversies,this is an unnecessary statement: PC Chacko, Cong on Azam Khan
He has always been creating controversies,this is an unnecessary statement: PC Chacko, Cong on Azam Khan pic.twitter.com/oJ1VpPsKY7— ANI (@ANI_news) November 21, 2014
2.35 pm: State Govt should be such that they should be ready to work with anyone for development of their State: PM Narendra Modi.
2.00 pm: Irate Azam Khan kicks off another controversy, says Taliban, Dawood funding Mulayam's birthday bash.
1.25 pm: Sonia Gandhi slams BJP, says it is playing politics over relief work.
12.40 pm: In three years from now, what we're comfortable with, will be very different: Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola.
12.15 pm: Crowd at PM Narendra Modi's rally in Daltonganj (Jharkhand), PM to address rally soon.
Crowd at PM Narendra Modi's rally in Daltonganj (Jharkhand), PM to address rally soon pic.twitter.com/Gct2wRsXDa— ANI (@ANI_news) November 21, 2014
11.50 am: India is the land of 100 problems but is the mother of one billion solutions: Kailash Satyarthi.
11.15 am: Delhi HC rules no stay on anointment of Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Delhi.
11.10 am: Earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude rocks Mizoram
10.50 am: Saradha chit fund scam probe: Textile Minister Shyama Prasad Mukherjee arrives at CBI office in Kolkata.
10.35 am: India, as any old civilization is, a cautious country - I believe more could be done: Hamid Karzai
10.25 am: Vinod Kumar Binny announces his intention to contest Delhi Assembly elections from New Delhi, against Arvind Kejriwal
10.10 am: Rampur: Preparations for celebration of Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday
Rampur: Preparations for celebration of Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday pic.twitter.com/U6APijyHCu— ANI (@ANI_news) November 21, 2014
9.40 am: Leader killed in US drone attack, confirms al-Qaeda
9.18 am: SC orders CBI chief Ranjit Sinha off 2G case for interference, says all not well
9.10 am: One North-Eastern boy reported dead under mysterious circumstances in Munirka in New Delhi.
8.46 am: CBI arrests 3 CPI-M activists in RSS leader murder case.
8.40 am: Samajwadi Party to mark 75th birthday of Mulayam Singh Yadav with a 75 foot cake and a royal ride.
8.25 am: Taj Mahal should be handed over to Wakf Board: Azam Khan
8.20 am: Nigeria: At least 45 dead in suspected Boko Haram attack
8.00 am: India to allow foreign firms mine and sell coal: coal secretary