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10:36 pm: AB Bardhan ji was a very honest scholar & had good character. I respected & loved him: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
10:33 pm: Heartfelt condolences on passing away of Shri AB Bardhan, CPI leader & veteran trade unionist: President Pranab Mukherjee.
10:15 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi expresses condolences on the passing away of veteran Communist leader Shri AB Bardhan.
10:10 pm: JK CM Mufti Mohd Sayeed medical report at AIIMS says he has pneumonia & sepsis, is being given blood products, O2 therapy, antibiotics.
10:05 pm: Will always remember AB Bardhan ji as passionate Communist, fully committed to his ideology & principles. May his soul rest in peace: PM Modi.
10:00 pm: Its a great loss not only for CPI but for entire communist movement of country: D Raja, CPI on death of A B Bardhan.
9:50 pm: J&K CM Mufti Mohd Sayeed being continuously monitored in ICU in AIIMS, his condition is critical but stable.
9:35 pm:Saddened to hear demise of senior CPI leader AB Bardhan ji. He was known for his deep concern for workers, poor & needy: Rajnath Singh, HM.
9:20 pm: I salute the brave martyrs for making the ultimate sacrifice while protecting our Motherland: Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister.
9:15 pm: Saddened at the passing of veteran politician AB Bardhan. Condolences to his family and colleagues in his party: Mamata Banerjee, WB CM.
8:55 pm: Strongly condemn the terrorist attack on Air Force Base in Pathankot in Punjab. Heartfelt condolences to the grieving families of our brave soldiers who lost their lives in the attack : President Pranab Mukherjee.
Security forces should remain vigilant against any threat to the peace and security of our nation: Pranab Mukherjee.
8:45 pm: Pathankot attack: Command & control of operations shifted from Brig to IG (Operations) NSG after mid day, operation still in progress.
8:42 pm: 229 people prosecuted by Delhi Police for violating Odd Even policy today.
8:35 pm: Govt led by PM Narendra Modi has revived economy & brought international recognition for India: Venkaiah Naidu, BJP.
8:30 pm: Terrorists were heavily armed. GPS sets, AK 47S, UBGLs, grenades and 52mm mortars recovered: Sources on Pathankot attack.
8:22 pm: Pathankot attack: Highly placed govt sources tell ANI 4 terrorists killed in operation not 5 as reported earlier.
8:15 pm: Instead of passing on benefits of low crude oil prices to consumers, Govt is making a gain for itself: RS Surjewala, Congress on excise duty hike.
8:05 pm: The move amounts to blatantly profiteering at the cost of common people: RS Surjewala, Cong on excise duty hike on Diesel and Petrol.
7:55 pm: My tributes to those martyred thwarting cowardly attack in Pathankot Air Base. I compliment security forces for swift and effective response: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
7:46 pm: I want to assure countrymen that our armed forces have strength to defeat evil intentions of our enemy: PM.
7:40 pm: Enemies of humanity who can't see India progress attacked Pathankot, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
7:30 pm: Our security forces are more than capable of giving a fitting reply to these elements: PM Modi on Pathankot.
7:20 pm: Enemies of humanity can't see India develop, such elements attacked in #Pathankot but our forces did not let them succeed- PM Modi.
7:15 pm: Proud of our Jawans and security forces- PM Modi.
7:00 pm: We have also lost security personnel in Pathankot attack. My heartfelt condolences to their families.We can never forget their sacrifice: HM.
6:50 pm: I congratulate our armed forces and other security forces on successfully neutralising all the five terrorists in 'Pathankot Operation': HM.
6:30 pm: Work of Saints, Rishis has always been for welfare of society:PM Modi at Avadhoota Datta Peetham (Mysuru, Karnataka).
6:20 pm: The fifth terrorist in the Pathankot attack has been gunned down. Combing operations continue at the air force station.
5: 47 pm: Terrorists used mobile number registered in Pak to hire taxi for Pathankot Attack
5: 27 pm: The likely plan of the terrorists to destroy valuable assets of the Air Force has been foiled. Currently the operation is going on: IAF
4: 40 pm: Government hikes excise duty on petrol by 37 paise per litre and Rs 2 per litre on diesel
4: 30 pm: Terror attack on Air Force base in Pathankot is highly condemnable. Kudos to brave soldiers for dispelling attack & salute to martyrs: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
4: 20 pm: Clash between two Tihar Jail inmates in Jail van, one killed in Delhi
4.14 pm: Pathankot attack: NIA says no sign of 5th terrorist.
4.09 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Nationa Security Advisor Ajit Doval and the three service chiefs held a meeting to discuss the Pathankot attack.
3.50 pm: Clash between two Tihar Jail inmates in Jail van,one killed in Delhi (ANI)
3.48 pm: Terror attack on Air Force base in Pathankot is highly condemnable. Kudos to brave soldiers for dispelling the attack & salute to martyrs: Arun Jaitley
3.35 pm: Pathankot attack, an act of utter frustration on the part of evil forces who are bent upon vitiating the atmosphere in Indian subcontinent: Madhya Pradesh CM.
3.25 pm: Our Central agencies are working in coordination with Punjab Police-Kiren Rijiju,MoS,Home on Pathankot.
3.20 pm: Have credible info about Pathankot attack being sponsored by some elements across the border, says Kiren Rijiju,MoS,Home .
3.17 pm: Saudi Arabia to pay 'high price' for executing Shiite cleric, says Iran: AFP
3: 06 pm: Former IAF official, arrested for spying, to be quizzed by Delhi Police in custody in connection with attack in Pathankot
2: 54 pm: Pakistan remains committed to partner with India and other countries in the region to eradicate menace of terror: Pak Foreign Ministry
2: 50 pm: Pakistan condemns Pathankot terrorist attack in which many precious lives have been lost: Pakistan Foreign Ministry
2: 41 pm: Guns fall silent at Pathankot. There has been no firing for over 45 minutes now. Signs of the operation coming to an end cannot be ruled out.
2.25 pm: Terrorists may have entered Punjab on December 30th. They came from Bhawalpur, IB officials confirm.
2.03 pm: Honey trapped suspected ISI spy & ex-IAF personnel Ranjit to be produced before Patiala House Court in Delhi today.
2.01 pm: FM Jaitley says he is hopeful on passing of GST bill in budget session as composition in Rajya Sabha is changing.
1: 43 pm: Strongly condemn terrorist attack on Pathankot AirForce Base. Deepest condolences to families of soldiers martyred, tweets Rahul Gandhi
1: 32 pm: Due to intervention of our Embassy in Iran,67 Indian employees of a company who wished to return being repatriated after payment of dues:MEA
1: 23 pm: Pakistan must cooperate with India: Parkash Singh Badal, Punjab CM.
1: 20 pm: Saudi Arabian state television says kingdom has executed 47 criminals: Associated Press
1: 07 pm: High level meet to be held at 3 pm in Delhi. Service chiefs, Rajnath Singh and NSA to attend the meet
12.53 pm: Pakistan's ISI paid money to JeM for Pathankot air base terror attack.
12.40 pm: Most senseless selfie ever: Twitteratti slams couple who took selfie with burning Dubai hotel.
12.39 pm: Rajnath ji ne kaha "hum mooh tod jawab denge"; to fir do. Kab denge?-PN Hoon, Defence Expert
Rajnath ji ne kaha "hum mooh tod jawab denge"; to fir do. Kab denge?-PN Hoon, Defence Expert pic.twitter.com/Dls8gAzsa5— ANI (@ANI_news) January 2, 2016
12.38 pm: After Pathankot attack, Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma visit Qutub Minar,takes stock of security situation.
12.30 pm: An attack chopper has been pressed into service and was seen opening fire at the Pathankot air force station.
12.30 pm: Pathankot attack: Drones are being used to track if there are more terrorists.
12.29 pm: Pathankot attack: The body of one terrorist has been recovered along with arms and ammunition.
12.23 pm: Jaish e Muhammad (JeM) terrorist Masood Azhar accused of conspiring the Pathankot attack, sources.
12.20 pm: Garud commando of IAF killed in Pathankot encounter; toll of security personnel rises to three: Defence sources.
12.03 pm: We are with the government in the fight against terrorism, We all must fight together, says Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
11.59 am: Pathankot attack should be condemned outright, but thats not enough: Ahmed Patel
11.46 am: Two loud explosions heard from inside IAF base where search for 5th terrorist is underway, reports ANI
11.40 am: Howrah-Amritsar Express Gangrape case: Accused jawans Pankaj Kumar and Balak Kumar Yadav arrested from Guwahati Airport.
11.16 am: Pathankot attack: Gunshots heard again during combing operation inside IAF station
11.00 am: There should be broad coalition of nations effected by terrorism to fight Islamic terrorism: Rakesh Sinha.
10.58 am: AAPKarnataka doing 22 kms padyatra to raise issue of 100s of farmers committing sucide in Mandya dist of Karnataka.
AAPKarnataka doing 22 kms padyatra to raise issue of 100s of farmers committing sucide in Mandya dist of Karnataka.— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 2, 2016
10.56 am: Pathankot attack puts national capital on high alert, security stepped up in Delhi.
10.41 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Pathankot attack: Desh ko apnay sena aur suraksha agencyion par naaz hai.
10.30 am: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar to hold high level meeting for the terror attack.
10.10 am: India fastest growing economy despite global slowdown, four droughts.
9.55 am: Indian Air Force chief to brief Defence Minister Manohar parrikar on the Pathankot Terror Attack.
9.48 am: Pathankot Attack: These terrorist entered Indian borders on December 31.
9.35 am: Terrorists had made calls to Pakistan before attacking Pathankot air base.
9.19 am: Pathankot-Jammu highway sealed, city on high alert.
9.07 am: Pathankot attack: Firing has stopped, search on.
8.50 am: Four terrorists, two security personnel killed in Pathankot Air base attack.
8.43 am: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to brief PMOIndia on the Pathankot Terror Attack.
8.30 am:Pathankot attack: 2 terrorists infiltrated into Air Force base at 2 am, first gunned down at 5:30 am, second one at 6:45 am.
8.20 am:Pathankot attack: Intelligence reports warned of impending attack, say sources.
8.15 am: Pathankot terror attack: Two out of four terrorists killed.