10.24 pm: Pakistan beat UAE by 7 wickets in Asia Cup T20 match.
10.15 pm: Irom Sharmila ordered to be released from judicial custody.
9.30pm: Centre sets up committee for ST status to 6 OBC communities in Assam.
8.45 pm: UN's food agency says funding target met for Syrian refugees.
8.25 pm: Leopard enters Jamalpur Khurd village of Kankhal area in Haridwar (Uttarakhand) & injures 2. Police & forest dept team at the spot.
7.10 pm: 2 dead and 42 injured after a speeding bus lost its control and fell into a gorge on its way from Rupaidiha to Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh).
6.17 pm: Every witness said Kanhaiya was leading the mob, shouting the slogans, says Shailendra Babbar.
6.12 pm: Delhi's IGI airport retains World's No.1 position for 2nd consecutive year in 25-40 million passengers per annum category.
6.10 pm: Imphal: Activist Irom Sharmila released from judicial custody, visits Shaheed Minar at Bir Tikendrajit Park.
5.45 pm: Delhi Police to Delhi HC: In the video Kanhaiya Kumar cannot be seen shouting slogans. However, there are witnesses to his shouting slogans.
5.44 pm: Delhi Police to Delhi HC: We do have independent witnesses- JNU officials, Chief security officers and students of JNU.
5:36 pm: Delhi HC reserves its order for March 2 on bail plea of Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested on sedition charges.
5:25 pm: Don't know what conditions will be thrown at us, have to just accept and respect it and play, says R Ashwin on Asia CupT20.
5:15 pm: Its disappointing that he is trying to distance himself from that today, says P Chidambaram on GK Pillai's comments.
5:11 pm: If they have abandoned the Gujarat model, we should welcome it, wholeheartedly, says P Chidambaram on Union Budget 2016.
5:10 pm: All Haryana BJP MLAs to donate their salaries of one month to CM Relief Fund.
5:00 pm: GST has only been delayed because the Govt is unwilling to step away from its stubborn position, says P Chidambaram.
4:46 pm: There is no major initiative in increasing productivity of crucial crops, says P Chidambaram, Congress on Budget 2016.
4:45 pm: One big takeaway from the budget is that there is no new idea, says P Chidambaram, Congress on Budget 2016.
4:30 pm: JNU Row: Police custody of Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya extended by one day by Delhi court
4.05 pm: Kabil Sibal appeared for Kanhaiya Kumar and submitted that no case of sedition against him.
4.00 pm: Kanhaiya's bail plea hearing in Delhi HC: Delhi Police opposes bail of Kanhaiya, says he was part of Feb 9th gathering and was leading protest.
3.45 pm: Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh): Ropeway trolley carrying 4 people to Dongargarh‘s Bamleshwari Temple, falls. Wounded taken to hospital, 2 critical.
3.20 pm: Union Budget 2016 is about the dreams of the people. I congratulate FM and his team for this- PM Modi
3.18 pm: Train engine of a passenger train caught fire near Hardoi Railway Station in UP around 11 am. All passengers safe.
3.16 pm: Huge fire breaks out in a slum in Lucknow's Alambagh area. Fire fighters trying to rescue people stuck in the area.
3.15 pm: Important steps have been taken in Budget 2016 in the direction of doubling the income of farmers by 2022: PM Modi
3.10 pm: I want to congratulate FM for Union Budget 2016, focused on development of agri, farmers,women & rural areas-PM Modi
3.03 pm: I never spoke about Mr Modi and I have no idea about JNU. I never spoke about it: Shahid Rafi, son of Mohammad Rafi
2.50 pm: In my very first year in Parliament I had raised the question, asked Mr. Kharge why he and I should be entitled to LPG subsidy. That set the agenda.I was the first person, I surrendered my connection. Then all the Ministers, then MPs started surrendering it: Arun Jaitley.
2.45 pm: Few points in #Budget2016 are good like more money allocated under MNREGA , Swach Bharat and roads- Virbhadra Singh, Himachal Pradesh CM.
2.30 pm: Stress has been given to development of irrigation,agriculture at village level in this Budget 2016 -Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis
2.25 pm: From whatever I have understood, budget seems to be good. However, I have to go through its fine print before commenting- Shatrughan Sinha.
2.20 pm: Kiren Rijiju (MoS, Home) hails budget saying it 'will bring transformation in Rural India'.
2.14 pm: Budget 2016 has made unprecedented provision for accelerating & modernising infrastructure in critical areas such as highways, railways, opines LK Advani.
2.12 pm: Have seen many budgets being presented in Parliament. The one presented by FM Jaitley today is certainly one of the best so far, says LK Advani.
2.11 pm: Outside budget they promised a lot to corporate sector. Not evident now. Nothing spectacular in budget, says D Raja, CPI.
1.58 pm: PM Modi said he will double the income of farmers by 2022. What is the guarantee? asks Lalu Prasad Yadav.
1.56 pm: I'm very happy as #UnionBudget2016 has been dedicated to farmers, says MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
1.51 pm: For first time in history more than 1 lakh crore is allocated to development of roads, its historic, says Nitin Gadkari.
1:43 pm: The govt has taken a very important decision for the women in rural areas: Amit Shah on Union Budget.
1:38 pm: BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad says that the budget is for poor people of the country and the farmers.
1:22 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow.
1:15 pm: Unfortunately, what needed to be done has not been done, says Kamal Nath, Congress on Union Budget 2016.
1:09 pm: An outstanding budget. It's the foundation of transforming the nation, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Union Budget 2016.
1:05 pm: Govt has painted a very general picture, have adopted many old policies of UPA, says Shashi Tharoor on Union Budget 2016.
1:00 pm: Arun Jaitley presented a piece of rhetoric which will contribute to shrinking of economy, says Manish Tewari,Congress on Union Budget 2016
12.46 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow.
12.45 pm: FM Jaitley concludes, Union Budget 2016 speech lasted for 1 hour 41 minutes.
12.20 pm: Justice H.L Dattu joins NHRC as the Chairperson.
12.30 pm: Alok Kumar Verma takes charge as Delhi Police Commissioner, he succeeds BS Bassi.
11.30 am: Suspected NSCN - IM terrorists shoot down a teacher at Aimol village, Chandel (Manipur).
11.04 am: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget 2016 in Parliament.
10.51 am: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to present Union Budget 2016 in the Parliament shortly.
10.44 am: Supreme Court declines to hear plea for now seeking criminal contempt proceedings against Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, SAR Geelani and four others.
10.12 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived for cabinet meet in the Parliament, meet underway.
10.10 am: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met President Pranab Mukherjee for customary briefing on Union Budget 2016.
10.00 am: Cabinet meeting begins in Parliament.
9:56 am: Haryana Government to file status report in Punjab and Haryana HC on reported rapes during Jat Reservation protests in Murthal (Haryana).
9:48 am: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and MoS Jayant Sinha reach Parliament.
9:00 am: BJP Haryana legislative party meeting today at 12 noon in Haryana Bhawan(Delhi)
8:50 am: FM Arun Jaitley and MoS Jayant Sinha at North Block
8:30 am: Union Budget may focus on stimulating growth
8:00 am: Union Budget 2016 to be held today