New Delhi, Nov 2: Get the latest national and international news updates here:
11.20 pm: Dawood Ibrahim's security upgraded in Pak after Chhota Rajan's arrest: reports.
10.15 pm: Geeta is happy in Indore. We'll resolve Ramzan and Salman's cases shortly, tweets Sushma Swaraj.
9.05 pm: Historian Shekhar Pathak to return his Padma Shri award over intolerance issue.
8.33 pm: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector (J&K). More details awaited.
8.05 pm: India summons Nepal Ambassador Deep Kumar Upadhyaya, raises concerns over firing incident in which one Indian was killed.
7.40 pm: Tata Motors ropes in Lionel Messi as global brand ambassador.
7.30 pm: Norway reiterates support for India's membership of MTCR & NSG and as a permanent member of UNSC: MEA.
7.15 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's meeting with the President ends.
7.00 pm: "PM was waving paper of my LS speech,what is there in that speech?I said there should be no discrimination on basis of religion", says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.
6:50 pm: A tragic incident. Our concerned officers are looking into matter: Nepal Ambassador Deep Upadhyaya on 1 Indian's death in firing by Nepal police.
This is a bilateral issue between India & Nepal, diplomatically we have to consult each other: Deep Upadhyaya pic.twitter.com/HqcF9FzEPK— ANI (@ANI_news) November 2, 2015
6:35 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi reaches the President's House.
6:20 pm: Creativity has no religion. When we start questioning creativity or creative people we are doing the most disservice to nation: Shah Rukh Khan.
6:10 pm: Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan celebrates his 50th birthday in Mumbai.
I'm going to smile a lot: Shah Rukh Khan on being asked about his birthday resolution pic.twitter.com/nQuRk7JTZo— ANI (@ANI_news) November 2, 2015
5:45 pm: Illicit funds to the tune of millions of crores flowing out of India: HSBC whistle-blower Herve Falciani.
5:30 pm: Russian President Vladimir Putin demands thorough investigation of Flight 9268 crash in Egypt: Russian News Agency TASS.
5:15 pm: She has given her stand, and we will look into the matter if need be: MP CM on Madhya Pradesh minister Kusum Mehdele.
5:00 pm: We are deeply concerned at reports coming in of firing today in Birgunj. An innocent Indian was also killed in the firing. Causes underlying the present state of confrontation need to addressed by the Government of Nepal credibly and effectively: MEA
4:50 pm: Black boxes retrieved from A321 plane's crash site in Egypt are in good condition: Russian News Agency TASS.
4:45 pm: No possible causes of air crash in Egypt should be ruled out: Russian News Agency TASS.
4:30 pm: One dead and six injured in firing by Nepal Police during protest in Raxaul (India-Nepal border). Dead is identified as an Indian, Ashish Kumar from Darbhanga, Bihar. He was a student of BA second year.
4:20 pm: Russian airline blames crash on 'external' factor - AFP.
4:10 pm: Congress talking about intolerance is joke of the century. Congress and its friends are intolerant towards people's mandate: Venkaiah Naidu.
3:50 pm: Nitish babu, Lalu ji & Sonia ji, your defeat in Bihar is certain, so tell us who will be leader of opposition, Laluji's son or Nitishji: PM Modi.
3:26 pm: One dead and six injured in firing by Nepal Police during protest in Raxaul (India-Nepal border).
3:15 pm: "They ruled for 25 years,not a short period, a child becomes capable enough to feed his family in 25 years. what did you give to Bihar?", says PM Modi.
3:10 pm: "We've been contesting election on agenda of development from day1, Cong-RJD-JDU should've done same but they are still living in 1990", says PM Modi.
3:09 pm: I thank people of Bihar for their warmth, the way they welcomed me and my party members everytime says PM Modi addressing rally in Darbhanga.
3:05 pm: On being asked about Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Rajan says he is in Pakistan.
Reporter: Dawood kahan hai?Chhota Rajan: Pakistan meinQ: Kaun chhupa rha hai?Chhota Rajan: ISI chhupa rhi hai. pic.twitter.com/PiQBHqgdN1— ANI (@ANI_news) November 2, 2015
3:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi addressing a rally in Darbhanga (Bihar).
2:54 pm: "PM's statement is politically motivated, a mischievous attempt to reopen the wounds of 31 years ago when India did suffer a tragedy", says Anand Sharma.
2:30 pm: PM should remember Atal words for him, on following "Raj Dharma" when 2002 riots happened says Anand Sharma.
2:29 pm: Vice President Hamid Ansari and Vice President of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla issued a joint statement in Jakarta.
2:11 pm: Road accident in North 24 Parganas (WB) between a bus and a car. 7 dead on the spot, 15 people injured.
2.00 pm: Tamil Nadu: Ruling AIADMK slams opposition for criticizing the arrest of folk singer.
1:50 pm: KDMC results: Shiv Sena leads with 61 seats won.
1:30 pm: How is it that Modi doesn't say a word on the rising prices of pulses?: Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Araria, Bihar.
1:05 pm: Indonesia: Chhota Rajan being taken to the room where Indian officials are with Indonesian officials.
Chhota Rajan being taken to the room where Indian officials are with Indonesian officials. pic.twitter.com/L1W90x3AEr— ANI (@ANI_news) November 2, 2015
12:49 pm: People's power organisation protest demanding release of Tamil folk artist Kovan who was arrested by Chennai police.
12:17 pm: People of Bihar only accepted you (Nitish) because you were lucky enough to have Atal blessings whom people of nation had faith in says PM Modi.
12:15 pm: My Govt has been in power for 25 months and they are asking for my account of work rather than giving theirs when they ruled for 25 years says PM.
12:11 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a rally in Purnea, Bihar
12:00 pm: SC issues notice to Centre on a petition seeking directions to Govt to ensure that wages under MNREGA should be paid without delay.
11:47 am: Shiv Sena leading on 31 seats, BJP on 25, Congress and MNS on 2 seats each in Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation polls.
11:37 am: 1997 Kailash Hospital (Noida) Land case, SC dismisses plea challenging acquittal of Union Minister Mahesh Sharma and Former UP Chief Secy Neera Yadav.
11:36 am: Retired Paramilitary Personnel protest over OROP in Delhi.
11:00 am: Two killed after clash between two groups in Mangaluru jail premises this morning.
10:57 am: CBI Team, Mumbai Police and First Secy of Indian embassy in Jakarta Sanjeev Agrawal reach detention centre in Bali.
10:55 am: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi alongwith all MPs,CWC Members to submit memorandum on rising intolerance in country to the President tomm says source.
10:49 am: Heavy Nepal Police deployment after police crackdown on Madheshi protesters to clear Maitri bridge(Indo-Nepal border).
10:48 am: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaking at the inauguration of International Conference on "Networking the Network"
10:47 am: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kashmir on November 7, several separatist leaders have been detained as a precautionary measure.
10:35 am: Now we are returning back,really happy; will meet my family now says Ramesh Das, Truck driver who was stranded in Nepal.
10:00 am: Indian trucks return from Nepal after police crackdown on Madhesi protesters, police forces deployed in Raxaul.
9:30 am: Guard of honor for Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy Vice Admiral M Farid Habib in Delhi.
9:25 am: What is worrying at this point of time is present atmosphere where freedom of speech,expression has become vulnerable says Dinesh Abrol,Scientist.
9:20 am: Because of this all creative people are worried if they could continue with their creative work says Dinesh Abrol.
9:09 am: EC notice to Lalu Prasad Yadav for violating MCC in Bihar Polls.
9:04 am: Indian interpol arrives in Bali and ask for Rajan's passport.
8:41 am: Polling for Local body elections in Trivandrum underway, people cast their votes.
8:29 am: Nepal Police allegedly lathicharged Madhesi protesters this morning who were protesting at Maitri bridge, Raxaul (India-Nepal border).
8:10 am: Shah Rukh Khan turns 50, greets fans as they throng his Mannat residence in Mumbai.
8:00 am: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Araria, Purnea and Katihar today