Bengaluru, Jan 29: Get the latest national and international updates here:
11.05 pm: India's Ambassador to France Arun Singh to be sent to US after S Jaishankar took over as Foreign Secretary.
9.30 pm: Language row: Karnataka govt defies SC.
8.35 pm: Pak violates ceasefire at Arnia in Jammu and Kashmir, BSF retaliates
8.20 pm: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweets saying she personally met Sujatha Singh to inform her that the government was seeking a change.
6.40 pm: DRDO to test-fire Agni-5 on Jan 31, the last day of Avinash Chander as its chief.
4.55 pm: PM Narendra Modi attends Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk.
4.40 pm: A person suspected to be a militant from Assam has been arrested in Davangere, Karantaka. The 28 year old Pabanur Hussain was today arrested in Davangere based on information that he could be involved in militant activities.
The police are however not clear whether he is part of the Bodo militant group or a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh member. He is said to have worked as a lorry driver in Assam and fled to Karnataka, police sources informed.
4.25 pm: Yogendra Yadav: Let Kiran Bedi come and debate with Kejriwal. We will answer all questions on that forum.
3.58 pm: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi for 'wearing Rs 10 lakh suit' instead of fulfilling his promise of bringing black money back.
3.50 pm: Malaysia ends search for MH370, officially declares disappearance of plane in Indian Ocean in March 2014 an accident.
3.45 pm: The police will probe the rape charges levelled against Sadananda Gowda's son, Karthik after the Karnataka High Court refused to quash the FIR. The high court which was hearing a plea filed by Karthik Gowda said that it would not quash the FIR.
Karthik who had been accused of rape had moved the high court seeking quashing of an FIR lodged against him by the police. With this order the police can go ahead with the probe.
3.40 pm: Rahul Gandhi joins Delhi Congress CM candidate Ajay Maken at Shastri Park election rally.
Rahul Gandhi addressing a rally in Seelampur(Delhi) pic.twitter.com/4PEiuVpWuN— ANI (@ANI_news) January 29, 2015
PDP has perhaps chosen to go with BJP,it's their choice,lets see how things go: Salman Soz,Cong on J&K Govt formation pic.twitter.com/c77fm5Y0Oy— ANI (@ANI_news) January 29, 2015
Lawyers forcefully shut down shops, vandalize property, demand HC bench in Moradabad (UP) pic.twitter.com/wzH31JgMQW— ANI (@ANI_news) January 29, 2015
2.00 pm: BJP won't release manifesto for Delhi polls, instead PM Narendra Modi & Kiran Bedi will release a vision document
1.12 pm: Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon to be called for questioning: Delhi Police
12.40 pm: EC gives clean chit to Kiran Bedi on two voter ID cards.
12.30 pm: BJP President Amit Shah meets senior leaders from Delhi BJP to take stock of assembly poll preparations
12.00 pm: Railway Police Force personnel beats up a physically challenged beggar at Howrah station
11.38 am: Delhi: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag pays his last respects to martyred Colonel MN Rai
Delhi: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag pays his last respects to martyred Colonel MN Rai pic.twitter.com/LAZ6sALQ9i— ANI (@ANI_news) January 29, 2015
10.50 am: Wreath laying ceremony of Martyred Colonel MN Rai who lost his life in the operation in Tral (J&K)
Delhi: Wreath laying ceremony of Martyred Colonel MN Rai who lost his life in the operation in Tral (J&K) pic.twitter.com/f8o2EiKuQC— ANI (@ANI_news) January 29, 2015
10.15 am: Delhi: Under construction building collapses in East Kidwai Nagar, 2-3 workers reportedly buried under debris
9.55 am: 'Government's priorities are my priorities': S Jaishankar after taking charge as the new Foreign Secretary.
Delhi: Dr. S Jaishankar arrives at the Ministry of External Affairs, to take charge as new Foreign Secretary shortly pic.twitter.com/KhwsbwrGPG— ANI (@ANI_news) January 29, 2015
8:50 am: IS announces expansion into Afghanistan, Pakistan, parts of India; hires ex-Pak Taliban commander
S Jaishankar appointed as Foreign Secretary of India, to take charge today. pic.twitter.com/1pCwrAORLy— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) January 29, 2015
8:20 am: Dr. S Jaishankar to take charge as Foreign Secretary of India today. Sujatha Singh's tenure as FS curtailed with immediate effect
Arvind Kejriwal on Kiran Bedi allegedly having 2 voter IDs : It should be investigated pic.twitter.com/hTunFxEZJY— ANI (@ANI_news) January 28, 2015