12.45 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Russian President Vladimir Putin.
12.01 am: When bail bond will be submitted tomorrow in this case, release order will be issued says Bijan Mahajan, Chetia's Lawyer.
11.33 pm: PM walks during national anthem, Russian official nudges him.
10.42 pm: I request the PM to intervene and decide on this matter-Kirti Azad after suspension from BJP.
10.01 pm: Railway increases Tatkal ticket charges.
8.56 pm: I am really sad, infact the entire family is sad. I don't have words right now-Poonam Azad, Kirti Azad's wife
8.20 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded guard of honour after he lands in Moscow.
7.15 pm: There is no democracy in BJP. Honest voices are muzzled to protect corruption: Arvind Kejriwal on Kirti Azad's suspension from BJP.
7.10 pm: Fire breaks out in a cold storage in West Bengal's Bankura, seven fire tenders at the spot.
7.00 pm: I am happy that central leadership has taken action against Kirti Azad: Sushil Modi, BJP.
Decision regarding suspension of MP Kirti Azad was taken by the BJP Parliamentary Board.
Decision regarding suspension of MP Kirti Azad was taken by the BJP Parliamentary Board.— ANI (@ANI_news) December 23, 2015
6.50 pm: My political journey has been identical to Vladimir Putin's: PM Modi tells Russian media.
6.35 pm: BJP MP Kirti Azad has been suspended from the party for anti party activities: BJP Statement.
6.30 pm: In civil aviation industry, 20 year old assets are not considered very old. This was a 20 year old asset: DK Pathak, DG BSF on BSF plane crash.
6.25 pm: Dadri lynching incident: Chargesheet filed against 15 people, two more arrested today.
6.15 pm: Kirti Azad suspended by BJP. His crime ? Raised issue of Corruption in DDCA with facts: Digvijaya Singh, Congress.
6.05 pm: BJP suspends MP Kirti Azad for his remarks on Arun Jaitley: TV reports.
5.50 pm: Selection of Yuvraj and Nehra is perfect keeping in mind the T20 WC: VVS Laxman on India's upcoming Australia tour.
5.45 pm: We are seeking legal advice,decision to be taken accordingly, individual preference won't be given: Devendra Fadnavis on Salman Khan hit and run case.
5.40 pm: PM had assured that memorial for APJ Abdul Kalam will be built, a committee has been formed and definitely it will commence early: T Soundararajan, BJP
5:30 pm: Indian economy appeared quite resilient, given a modest recovery in economy, declining inflation and buoyant capital flows that helped in maintaining the external sector balance: RBI.
5:25 pm: This Govt isn't sincere abt its pronouncement,it is insensitive &disrespectful to People's Pres. of country: Anand Sharma.
5:20 pm: RBI releases Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2014-15 and Financial Stability Report December 2015.
5:05 pm: PM Narendra Modi to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin later today in Kremlin.
4:55 pm: Indian Hockey is doing well, this is nothing but Mr. KPS Gill's own frustration: Hockey India President Narinder Batra on allegations.
4:50 pm: Court also rejects prayer to summon Former MoS Coal Dasari Narayan Rao as defence witness in coal scam case.
4:35 npm: Despite having huge mandate,they(NDA) have been unable to run the Parliament: GN Azad, Congress.
4: 32 pm: Everyone in the country wants Ram mandir: Naidu
4: 20 pm: Delhi HC refuses to stay AAP's Odd-Even formula for plying vehicles
4: 09 pm: Special Court dismisses plea to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as defence witness in a coal scam case.
3: 50 pm: Democracy is in danger because of Cong.They are not ready to accept that ppl gave us a great mandate:Venkaiah Naidu
3: 30 pm: Delhi HC directed ED to provide copy of ECIR (enforcement case investigation report) to HP CM Virbhadra Singh in DA case.
3:08 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die.
3:06 pm: Remo Fernandes's son summoned by Police as witness in connection with Fernandes allegedly threatening minor case.
3:04 pm: They blame us for disruption but it is they who don't know how to run Parliament or govt: Renuka Chowdhury, Congress.
2:55 pm: Fitness-wise, training-wise things going well, looking forward to Olympic Games 2016 to be held in Rio: Leander Paes.
2:50 pm: The only strategic step that can improve situation in J&K is friendship between India & Pakistan: J&K CM Mufti Sayeed.
2:45 pm: PM Modi has taken steps towards improving relations with Pakistan, should be appreciated: Mufti Mohd Sayeed, CM J&K.
2:40 pm: Two die in a blast in a village in Udhampur(J&K).More details awaited.
2:35 pm: Delhi HC issues notice to Centre and Sahitya Akademi on PIL filed by Advocate Haji Mohd Qureshi against returning of awards.
Haji Mohd Qureshi's PIL says returning awards tarnishes India's image in the world. HC seeks reply from Centre and Sahitya Akademi by Feb 15.
2:10 pm: Five months after his death, APJ Abdul Kalam's grave still under a make-shift shelter.
2:00 pm: I will inquire about this-Kerala CM Oomen Chandy on Kerala Governor-Air India issue.
1:58 pm: Indirapuram (Ghaziabad): Swami Chakrapani burns auctioned car which he claims belonged to Dawood Ibrahim.
1:56 pm: Clash after Rahul Gandhi's public meeting in Salon (UP).
1:54 pm: Maharashtra to file appeal in SC against Salman Khan's acquittal in 2002 hit and run case: Govt tells Bombay High Court.
1:50 pm: One person killed after explosion at Istanbul airport: AFP.
1:30 pm: Abohar incident: Congress protests against Punjab Govt in Chandigarh,police use water cannons.
1:20 pm: PM Narendra Modi leaves for a two-day visit to Russia.
1:19 pm: Kerala Governor P Sathasivam to file complaint against Air India for allegedly 'insulting' him by not letting him board a flight saying that the Kerala Governor did not report on time to board the flight(Air India).
Kerala Governor was asked to reach airport at 11.40,he reached at 11.28.But was not allowed to board saying he was late: Raj Bhavan sources.
1:16pm: Firing in Karkardooma court premises: Court number 73 has been sealed, forensic team at the spot, investigation underway.
1:14 pm: Lok Sabha adjourns sine die.
1:10 pm: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan expunges her "vested interest" remark she made yesterday after Congress objected to it.
1:05 pm: Term of Joint Committee on land acquisition bill extended by Lok Sabha till last day of first part of the Budget Session next year.
12:55 pm: As advised by our dashing dynamic PM, our FM cud follow Advaniji's eg & come clean, tweets BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha.
12:40 pm: Head Constable Ram Kumar succumbs to injuries in Karkardooma Court firing incident.
12:38 pm: Former IPS KPS Gill writes to Delhi CM,complains against FM Arun Jaitley & irregularites in Hockey India.
12:25 pm: PM thinks he's being clever comparing him(A.Jaitley)to Advani. Advani poor chap didnt take up any job:Ram Jethmalani
12:15 pm: Three people injured in Karkardooma Court complex firing - one police constable, a court nayak & one more person.
12:11 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1 PM after Congress uproar over Arun Jaitley issue.
12:08 pm: Delhi HC refuses to stay AAP govt's plan to run private vehicles having odd and even registration numbers on alternate days from Jan 1.
11:59 am: In recent days, there have been several instances of denial of entry by the US Immigration authorities to Indian students: MEA
GoI took matter up with US Govt, asked US authorities to explain the reasons for denial of entry to Indian students holding valid visas: MEA
11:52 am: Delhi HC asks Delhi Govt to take into consideration the issues raised in the PIL seeking exemption for disabled people in Odd-Even Formula.
PIL demands exemption for disabled people as their vehicles are specially designed, they can't follow Odd-Even Formula. Next hearing on January 6.
11:50 am: Delhi LG has sent 14 Bills of Delhi Govt to MHA. I have sought appointment from Rajnath ji to discuss these 14 Bills: Delhi CM.
11:47 am: Firing in Karkardooma Court complex. One constable injured. More details awaited.
11:42 am: AB de Villiers named ICC ODI Player of the Year. Steve Smith named ICC Cricketer of the Year.
11:38 am: Proud of my dad, he sacrificed his life to save so many others: Son of one of the Dwarka Incident victims.
11:32 am: AAP workers protesting against Arun Jaitley detained by the police.
11:30 am: SC-ST Forum protests in Parl premises, demand reservation in promotion, judiciary and private sector.
11:28 am: Delhi: Water canons fired at AAP workers protesting against Arun Jaitley.
11:26 am: TN CM Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to promulgate Ordinance to conduct Jallikattu next month during Pongal festival. Jallikattu is a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations.
11:25 am: There was no problem with the aircraft, it was completely air-worthy: DK Pathak, DG BSF on Dwarka Incident.
11: 22 am: DDCA has already been investigated, nothing was found. And yet Mr. Kejriwal abused not only Jaitley ji but his entire family: RS Rathore
10: 47 am: AAP workers protest near Prime minister residence against Arun Jaitley over DDCA issue
10: 25 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to BSF plane crash victims at Safdarjung Airport; extends condolences to family members
10:20 am: All schools in Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) to remain closed till 3rd January due to cold wave conditions.
We'll continue to fight for justice.But I thank everyone for their support in passage of this bill
10:15 am: Bill pass ho gya, lekin hum wahin ke wahin khade hain,humari beti ko insaaf nhi mila hai, humari ladaayi khatam nhi hui- Nirbhaya's Mother
10:00 am: Former Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam appointed as the head of commission of inquiry.
9:45 am: Delhi Govt issues notification, constitutes one member commission of inquiry to probe into DDCA matter.
9:30 am: Zoo authorities in Ahmedabad make special arrangements to keep animals warm as cold wave sweeps across the state.
9:15 am: 4 alleged thieves opened fire at a PCR van after being chased by police at Kodia pul (Delhi) last night, 1 held.
9:00 am: Preparations in full swing in Manipur's Imphal ahead of Christmas celebrations.
8:45 am: Poonch (J&K): This was a welcome step (EAM's Islamabad visit), will benefit both the countries- Pak national
8:30 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh to pay homage to BSF plane crash victims, today
8:15 am: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to begin his 2-day visit to Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) today.
8:00 am: People light fire to battle cold wave conditions in Delhi.