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11.49 pm: Zakir Naik's video conference tomorrow through Skype is cancelled once again.
11.04 pm: Theresa May, the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, at 10, Downing Street.
10.58 pm: Will go back to Arunachal Pradesh tomorrow to meet the people and do our developmental activities, says Nabam Tuki.
10.17 pm: Buckingham Palace says David Cameron has officially resigned as prime minister.
10.16 pm: BJP & JDS MLAs protest at Karnataka Assembly demanding resignation of KJ George & 2 ADGPs.
9.07 pm: Amarnath yatra suspended again due to further disturbance in Anantnag (J&K).
9.06 pm: Delhi HC sought reply from Arun Jaitley on Kejriwal's plea to stay proceedings in criminal defamation case.
8.30 pm: NDRF team in Vadodara on standby in case a flood like situation builds in Gujarat.
7.23 pm: We will appeal to the Maharashtra State Election Commission and will abide by the norms in future, says Asaduddin Owaisi.
7.22 pm: Rajnath Singh, FM Finance Minister, Law Minister RS Prasad and AG Mukul Rohatgi hold meeting over Arunchal Pradesh issue.
7.15 pm: As per Centre's new scheme, Holy Gangajal from Gangotri & Rishikesh now available at the post office in Lucknow (UP).
7.00 pm: Law Minister RS Prasad, AG Mukul Rohatgi reach North Block for a meeting in Delhi.
6.45 pm: CBI registers three cases against CMO, Add CMO and others in UP NRHM scam.
6.33 pm: Strong 6.3 magnitude quake hits New Zealand's Kermadec Islands, says USGS.
6.31 pm: Jignesh Shah, who was arrested yesterday in NSEL money laundering scam sent to ED custody till July 18th by Special PMLA court.
6.25 pm: India to launch operation "Sankat Mochan" to evacuate Indian nationals from South Sudan. General VK Singh to lead this operation.
6.15 pm: Not satisfied with CM's reply,insist on KJ George's resignation&FIR filed agnst 3 ppl mentioned by Dy SP Ganpathi in last statement, saysJ Shettar,BJP.
6.00 pm: Delhi's Patiala House Court sent LIC agent Anand Chauhan to judicial custody till 25th July in Virbhadra Singh money laundering case.
5.45 pm: Seen at terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed's 'prayer meet' in Lahore
5.34 pm: They have asked me to talk to everyone and strengthen the party in the state, says Nabam Tuki on Arunachal Pradesh.
5.31 pm: Chennai techie Swathi murder case: Accused Ramkumar sent to police custody till July 16th.
5.25 pm: I met the Congress President and VP, they congratulated me for SC judgement, says Nabam Tuki on Arunachal Pradesh.
5.10 pm: Nabam Tuki arrives at 10 Janpath to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Arunachal Pradesh in Delhi.
4.59 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal files plea in HC seeking stay on one of the two defamation cases filed against him by Union Minister Arun Jaitley.
4.58 pm: Nabam Tuki arrives at 10 Janpath to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Arunachal Pradesh issue.
4.49 pm: Maharashtra Election Commission cancels AIMIM's registration as a state political party for not filing it's Income and fund details.
4.25 pm: SC verdict has upheld the constitutional position regarding the rights of the States: Prakash Karat,CPIM on Arunachal.
4.15 pm: IPS officer SMH Ahmed Mirza's statement being recorded at Kolkata PHQ (Earlier visuals from police HQ)in Narada scam.
4.05 pm: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah announces a judicial probe into alleged suicide by Deputy Superintendent of Police M K Ganapathy.
3.40 pm: One dead and one injured in crude bomb blast outside Sasaram court in Bihar.
3.10 pm: Cabinet approves 15% stake sale in state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation.
3.00 pm: One killed, three injured after speeding car ran over them in Jaipur.
2.50 pm: Had nothing to worry, had completed my work as the Minority Affairs Minister in the last 2 years: Najma Heptulla
2.40 pm: Landmark judgement by SC, whatever happened was unconstitutional, says Arunachal Congress president Padi Richo.
2.30 pm: Mumbai police has no role in this: PRO on reports of venue being denied to Zakir Naik press conference.
2.25 pm: Punjab: Made in Pakistan' cartridges recovered near Narli village at Indo-Pak border.
2.20 pm: 21 packets of heroin,a shotgun recovered by BSF near Narli village in Attari sector at Ind-Pak border.
2.10 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi welcomes Arunachal Pradesh judgment.
2.00 pm: Arunachal Pradesh judgment: Judiciary is the only thing which can protect our constitution: Kapil Sibal.
1.55 pm: I did not appear for Arunachal Govt, there are other lawyers who represent: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi.
1.45 pm: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa must resign, this is our demand, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal.
1:35 pm: Centre ministers who were involved in this decision, they must clarify and apologise: Kapil Sibal,Congress.
1:24 pm: I will have to see the reasoning as to why SC has not approved of the actions of the Governor: Satyapal Jain (ASG) on Arunachal Pradesh.
1:21 pm: BJP has to stop toppling democratically elected state govts: Nabam Tuki.
1.13 pm: SC is the final authority, we accept the verdict and bow before it: Satyapal Jain (ASG) Arunachal Pradesh.
1.12 pm: I will have to see the reasoning as to why SC has not approved of the actions of the Governor: Satyapal Jain (ASG) on Arunachal Pradesh
12.59 pm: Income tax officials conduct raid at DMK leader Jagathratchagan's residence and office in Chennai.
12.53 pm: Mumbai: Jignesh Shah, who was arrested yesterday in NSEL money laundering scam, taken to hospital from ED Office
12.43 pm: Narada scam: IPS officer SMH Ahmed Mirza's statement being recorded at Kolkata police headquarters.
12.30 pm: Godhra train burning case: Accused Imran Batuk arrested from Malegaon by Ahmedabad crime branch. He was into illegal sand mining in Malegaon
12.20 pm: J&K: SAS Geelani arrested in Haiderpur (Srinagar) while trying to defy curfew restrictions imposed in the area.
12.08 pm: SC has upheld constitutional values, it has upheld concept of constitutional integrity. I must salute SC: Kapil Sibal on Arunachal Pradesh verdict of SC
12.02 pm: CM will today reply to the ques raised by the opposition. Government will place all facts before people of state. We will inform the state about the actions taken by the Government: Karnataka HM G. Parameshwara on Dy SP Ganapathy suicide case
Thank you Supreme Court for explaining to the Prime Minister what democracy is. #ArunachalPradesh— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) July 13, 2016
11.40 am: No setback for BJP in #ArunachalPradesh, this crisis occurred due to internal conflicts within Congress: BJP
SC judgment yet another tight slap on dictatorial Modi govt. Hope Modi ji wud learn n now stop interfering in democratically elected govts— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 13, 2016
11.23 am: Our friends who have been misled or have some differences should come back and we should once again form Government-Ninong Ering,Cong
11:09 am: Will hold discussions with party MLAs & decide further course of action, we'll do whatever is required legally: Nabam Tuki Arunachal Pradesh
We have got justice from SC, Court has today saved this country & its Constitution: Former Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki pic.twitter.com/OFBvlvfMF5— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
SC quashed direction of Arunachal Guv pursuing to which Assembly was convened on 16th &17th: Vivek Tankha, Advocate pic.twitter.com/cnGTwI7Psx— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
10.55 am: The court also struck down the removal of speaker Nabam Rebia. He will now be restored. The present government headed by Kalikho Pul will now have to step down and make way for Congress government headed by Nabam Tuki.
10.50 am: All decisions taken by Arunachal Pradesh assembly after December 9 are unsustainable in law says SC
10.45 am: The SC quashed every decision taken by the governor prior to the imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh
10.43 am: It is for the first time that the Supreme Court has put back a state government which was dismissed by the centre following the imposition of President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh
10.40 am: Congress government restored in Arunachal Pradesh. Supreme Court says imposition of president's rule illegal
10.34 am: Samajwadi Party to raise issue of law & order situation in J&K, in Parliament on the first day of monsoon session.
10.33 am: Ananth Kumar, MA Naqvi and S. S. Ahluwalia to hold meeting with secretaries of all Ministries today at 2 PM at Parliament House.
UP Congress President Raj Babbar arrives at party's vice president Rahul Gandhi's Delhi residence to meet him. pic.twitter.com/ADruAKLMKO— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 13, 2016
What Ban Ki-moon is telling India is what he should tell Pakistan. Pak can do with some restraint: Pawan Verma, JDU pic.twitter.com/xYRa2XqtAJ— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
10.00 am: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls an all party meet on July 17th at 6:30 pm, ahead of the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament.
WATCH: A pride of lions seen sauntering through an inhabited road of Junagadh in Gujarat (11.7.16)https://t.co/fJauTPzYMj— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
9.45 am: "If Zakir Naik encouraged militancy, were the officers of country absent? Was the intelligence sleeping?", says SP leader Abu Azmi.
9.30 am: Encounter underway between security forces and naxals in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.
WATCH:'Shamelessness,people ferried in police buses to state function to convey normalcy has returned':Omar Abdullahhttps://t.co/qZYmiqLMg3— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
9.15 am: Discretionary powers of Governor: Supreme Court likely to pronounce verdict on Arunachal Pradesh today at 10:30 am.
9.00 am: Martyrs' Day being observed in J&K. Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti pays tribute to 1931 'martyrs'.
For which 1931 martyrs sacrificed their lives, we must protect and preserve that. We should maintain peace: J&K CM pic.twitter.com/FbFQpdIr9T— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
Srinagar, J&K: Former CM Omar Abdullah pays tribute to 1931 ‘martyrs’ pic.twitter.com/NsGklSWjSi— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
8.45 am: Either of the 2 things is right-Maybe present Govt couldn't assess situation after killing of Burhan or they couldn't prepare, says Omar Abdullah.
8.30 am: BSF recovers 21 packets of suspected heroin and ammunition near Narli village in Attari sector at Indo-Pak border.
8.20 am: 47 child labourers rescued from a sweet-making shop in Hyderabad, case registered against the factory owner.
Jharkhand: Students of Govindpur's RS Mor College appearing for class 11th examination sitting in groups. (July 12) pic.twitter.com/LtiDHK8piq— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016
8.10 am: Students appearing for class 11th examination in Dumka seen sitting in groups in and outside the college.
8.00 am: Leopard rescued by the forest department after falling into well in in Mount Abu.
Rajasthan: Leopard rescued by the forest department after falling into well in in Mount Abu. (12.7.16) pic.twitter.com/2pYQxZBRRI— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2016