Bengaluru, Sept 8: Election commission meeting in Delhi, to discuss dates for Bihar assembly election on Tuesday, Sept 8.
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11.30 pm: 2 surrendered militants who had joined the police as special police officers (SPO) go missing with their service rifles from Doda, J&K
10.44 pm: Sebi amends norms for exchanges, brokers, other entities to bring commodities derivatives market under its ambit (PTI)
9.20 pm: 20 Indian nationals killed by Saudi-led coalition air strikes on fuel smugglers at Yemen's Hodeidah port
9.12 pm: Rakesh Maria's transfer has got nothing to do with Sheena murder case probe: KP Bakshi, Addl Home Secy, Maharashtra
8.18 pm: World No.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal donates Rs 1 lakh for Assam flood victims
8.04 pm: Service Tax proposed to be levied by State Government is applicable to all commercial helicopter services operating in J&K: J&K Finance Dept
7.40 pm: Rakesh Maria to continue heading Sheena murder probe till facts are brought out upto chargesheet stage.
7:30 pm: Gang selling fake marks-sheets busted in Ghaziabad.
7:20 pm: Tata Power begins work to setup Rs 450-cr defence manufacturing facility in Karnataka.
7:10 pm: Haryana bans gutka, pan masala.
6:55 pm: Van carrying prisoners from the hearing back to the jail fired at in Jabalpur.
6:45 pm: 5 swine flu cases reported in Hyderabad.
6:30 pm: Swiss govt discloses new name in India's black money probe, says assistance request received about Indore-based Neo Corp International.
6:15 pm: The Modi govt is controlled and directed by the RSS, says Sonia Gandhi.
6:00 pm: TMC MLA Sohrab Ali sentenced to 2-year jail term in a 1995 case of theft of Railway property.
5:43 pm: Major airports of Rajasthan to have solar power.
5:30 pm: CISF strength to be raised to two lakh, says Rajnath.
5:15 pm: Two-hour taxi protest at Kolkata airport.
5:00 pm: Sanjeev Khanna remanded in judicial custody till September 21.
4:45 pm: Ahmed Javed takes charge as the Mumbai Police Commissioner.
4:25 pm: Sonia Gandhi on 2-day visit to Rae Bareli on Sep 9.
4:00 pm: TMC workers stop bus from Karnataka over Cauvery issue.
3.40 pm: Andhra govt to set up international sports centre near Vizag.
3.20 pm: Under these circumstances India would be one of the lesser impacted economies World over: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
3.05 pm: Sanjeev Khanna taken from Khar Police Station to Bandra Court.
2.52 pm: Congress protest over deteriorating law and order situation in West Bengal, protesters, vandalizing police vehicle.
Congress protest over deteriorating law & order situation in West Bengal, protesters vandalizing police vehicle pic.twitter.com/CLYBkrzTMJ— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
2.50 pm: Congress protest over deteriorating law & order situation in West Bengal.
Congress protest over deteriorating law & order situation in West Bengal pic.twitter.com/JMpRbnpMSu— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
2.25 pm: Political resolution adopted by CWC demands PM to take immediate action against EAM, CM of Rajasthan & CM of Chhattisgarh.
2.15 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar writes to Finance Minister, reiterates that the special needs & concerns of the State have been ignored.
2.05 pm: China issue was discussed, whether its an opportunity for us. But PM said that someone's pain shouldn't be or gain: CII President.
2.00 pm: Different issues raised by different industries: Sumit Mazumder, CII President on PM's meet on Global Economic Scenario.
1.58 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to address the media at 3 pm at Shastri Bhawan, likely to talk about PM's meet on Global Economic Scenario.
1.56 pm: No political reason is behind this, its a routine transfer: KP Bakshi.
1.55 pm: Post of Police Commissioner, Mumbai has been upgraded & Javed Ahmed has been posted on this upgraded post: KP Bakshi.
1.50 pm: Rakesh Maria promoted to post of DG, Home Guards & Commandant General, Civil Defence: KP Bakshi.
1:40 pm: Sonia Gandhi given one year extension as Congress President, CWC today passed the resolution.
1:30 pm: Congress Working Committee meeting ends at AICC HQ in Delhi.
1:20 pm: 9 persons rescued while being trafficked to Andhra Pradesh , 1 held.
12.59 pm: This has been a long standing demand. What is now needed is to give them citizenship: Ram Madhav.
12.45 pm: Akhilesh Yadav lays foundation stone of irrigation facilities in Lucknow.
Lucknow: Akhilesh Yadav lays foundation stone of irrigation facilities pic.twitter.com/LSNCuhct0E— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
12.38 pm: Two Indians who were detained for questioning at Thailand in connection with the Bangkok bombing have been released.
12.30 pm: It's a one of its kind project where a 300 Km long road has to be constructed in 22-24 months: Navneet Sehgal.
12.20 pm: UPEIDA Chairman and CEO Navneet Sehgal inspects the progress of work for Agra-Lucknow expressway.
Lucknow: UPEIDA Chairman and CEO Navneet Sehgal inspects the progress of work for Agra-Lucknow expressway pic.twitter.com/Ni5sCZGKv1— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
12.01 pm: Don't want to comment on what he(J Manjhi) said as I couldn't understand context he was speaking in: Chirag Paswan.
12.00 pm: Our alliance has been strengthened after he joined us, he is a respected leader: Chirag Paswan on Jitan Ram Manjhi.
11.58 am: Union Minister Ananth Kumar adviced Jitan Ram Manjhi to have patience while speaking of colleagues, in a telephonic conversation: Sources.
11.40 am: Sanjeev Khanna being taken to Khar police station in connection with Sheena Bora Murder Case.
11.17 am: Arun Jaitley launches an e-version of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi.
Arun Jaitley launches an e-version of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi pic.twitter.com/kcTyrLxtzx— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) September 8, 2015
11.15 am: PM has been reduced to unedifying flip-flops creating confusion on what he really stands for: Sonia Gandhi at CWC meeting.
11.02 am: PM Narendra Modi chairs high level meeting on Global Economic Scenario in Delhi.
Delhi: PM Narendra Modi chairs high level meeting on Global Economic Scenario. pic.twitter.com/XAQEBOcrZ8— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
11.00 am: Impact of terror incidents like 9/11, 26/11 can still be seen on people,can be seen on their faces: HM Rajnath Singh.
10.59 am: Terrorism a threat not only for India but the entire World: Rajnath Singh speaking at CISF passing out parade.
10.55 am: Country last week was given clear evidence of what is obvious for a long time-that Modi Govt is controlled and directed by RSS: Sonia Gandhi.
10.47 am: Our jawans and civilians are being increasingly targeted: Congress President Sonia Gandhi at CWC meeting.
10.46 am: Modi Government has failed abysmally to match words with deeds, to match media events with actual accomplishments: Sonia Gandhi at CWC meet.
10.45 am: The U-turn on Land Ordinance is evidence that Government is out of touch with ground realities: Sonia Gandhi at CWC meeting.
10.30 am: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi arrives at AICC HQ for Congress Working Committee meeting in New Delhi.
9.52 am: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewing passing out parade of CISF officers in Hyderabad.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewing passing out parade of CISF officers in Hyderabad. pic.twitter.com/7tA1VvVUmf— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
9.35 am: In Congress CWC agenda today-Consideration of proposed amendments to the party constitution and law : Sources.
9.30 am: Kolkata: Cab drivers' association protest demanding free entry in Airport premises for first 10 minutes.
Kolkata: Cab drivers' association protest demanding free entry in Airport premises for first 10 minutes pic.twitter.com/q24UY0wWJE— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
9.05 am: 5 people dead after a car collided with another last night, in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra.
8.50 am: Meat sellers in Mumbai hold protests over BMC's 4 day meat ban across city during Jain fasting season of Paryushan.
8.45 am: Shopkeepers in Bhopal display their shop names in Hindi ahead of 10th World Hindi Conference.
Shopkeepers in Bhopal display their shop names in Hindi ahead of 10th World Hindi Conference pic.twitter.com/mDVTcTW2Ls— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
8.31 am: PM to hold a meet with top industrialists, bankers, economists this morning to discuss global economic scenario.
8.30 am: Exemptions to minority community nationals from Bangladesh and Pakistan in regularization of their entry and stay in India by the Central Government.
8.25 am: 1-year old girl walks 8Kms carrying her sick brother on her shoulders to reach a hospital in Godda (Jharkhand).
8.15 am: Aurangabad:Nana Patekar and Makrand Anaspure distributed financial aide cheques to families of farmers from Latur,Osmanabad who committed suicide.
Wo ehsaas inhe (farmers) iss se rokega, wo ehsaas dilaana bahut zaroori hai: Nana Patekar pic.twitter.com/4KOjkrS6nX— ANI (@ANI_news) September 8, 2015
8.10 am: Car rams into pedestrians in Mahim area of Mumbai in early morning hours; 1 killed & 4 injured.
8.10 am: Polygraph test on Shaukat Ahmed Bhatt who was arrested after terrorist Naved's revelations, to be conducted today.
8.05 am: Sheena Bora Murder case: Sanjeev Khanna likely to be produced in Bandra Court (Mumbai) on Tuesday.
8.00 am: Election Commission's meeting at Nirvachan Sadan in Delhi today, likely to discuss dates for Bihar Assembly election.