While Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is in news for his maneuvers, the diabolical ISIS too is making stories. Here are the latest updates of Thursday, June 4:
11.30 pm: Assam govt bans the chicken flavoured Maggi for 30 days after finding presence of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the noodle
10.48 pm: Air India cabin crew Chaitanya Sawant detained at Jeddah airport for smuggling gold and currency
10.15 pm: Emergency meet at Defence Minister Parrikar's residence ends, PM Modi apprised by NSA on the issue
9.25 pm: Sonia Gandhi calls for a meeting of chief ministers of Congress-ruled states on June 9
8.43 pm: To mark International Day of Yoga, Maharashtra govt to start yoga and meditation in prisons
8.20 pm: Tamil Nadu consumer forum issues notices to Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta and others in Maggi controversy.
7.40 pm: One youth killed, 6 others including 2 cops injured in clashes over Bhindranwale poster issue in Jammu.
7.30 pm: WB CM Mamata Banerjee flags off Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus service in Kolkata.
7.15 pm: "Extremely sad to hear about attack on the Army convoy in Manipur where several of our young Jawans lost their lives. My deepest condolences to the families of the martyrs, we stand with each of them in this hour of tragedy", Congress V-P Rahul Gandhi tweets.
Extremely sad to hear about the attack on the Army convoy in Manipur where several of our young Jawans lost their lives. (1/2)
Extremely sad to hear about the attack on the Army convoy in Manipur where several of our young Jawans lost their lives. (1/2)— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) June 4, 2015
7.00 pm: Preparation for the forthcoming PM Narendra Modi's visit to Dhaka, Bangladesh.
6.45 pm: World No.3 Kidambi Srikanth bows out of the Indonesian Open, losses 21-14 20-22 13-21 to Ginting Anthony in a hard fought battle
6.30 pm: Today's mindless attack in Manipur is very distressing.I bow to each and every soldier who has sacrificed his life for the Nation: PM tweets
Today’s mindless attack in Manipur is very distressing. I bow to each and every soldier who has sacrificed his life for the Nation.
Today’s mindless attack in Manipur is very distressing. I bow to each and every soldier who has sacrificed his life for the Nation.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 4, 2015
6.15 pm: Meeting between Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, NSA Ajit Doval & Army Chief Dalbir Singh, ends.
6.00 pm: Clerics demand that Yoga celebrations be made optional, claim making it compulsory amounts to infringing on rights of Muslims.
5.30 pm: Uber cab drivers protest outside Delhi Secretariat.
5.20 pm: Meeting between Defence minister Manohar Parrikar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval underway
5.15 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar assures that those who committed the cowardly act will be brought to book-MoD Spokesperson.
5.00 pm: Maggi banned in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
4.45 pm: I have been going through media reports with regard to the advanced predictions about the monsoon: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
4.30 pm: "Law says that if a celebrity is aware of adulteration in product & still endorses it then that person is liable' Gul Panag on Maggi issue.
4.15 pm: Violence in Jammu as Sikh youths hurl stones on police trying to stop demonstration.
4.00 pm: Tear gas used against Sikh protestors pelting stones against riot police in Jammu.
3.40 pm: After Delhi, now, Maggi banned for a month in Gujarat, state health minister Nitin Patel confirmed.
3.35 pm: Sensex falls 23.78 pts to end at 26,813.42 in volatile trade; Nifty sheds 4.45 pts to close at 8,130.65.
3.30 pm: 3,000 evacuated as Indonesia upgrades alert over volcano.
3.20 pm: Entertainment giant Walt Disney lays off 250 employees, replaces them with Indians holding H1-B visas.
3.15 pm: In politics, if there is anyone that Narendra Modi is scared of it is Nitish Kumar: Ali Anwar (JDU).
3.00 pm: 20 jawans killed, 12 injured in terror ambush in Chandel, Manipur.
2.30 pm: RJD-JD(U)-Cong will fight Bihar Assembly polls together, says JD(U) President Sharad Yadav.
2.15 pm: 10 army personnel killed including 1 Junior Commissioned Officer, 7 Other Ranks, 1 Signal constable, 1 Army Service Corps Driver & 12 injured in Manipur's Chandel district. Convoy was coming from Motul towards Imphal.
2.05 pm: China wants an agreement with India on Code of Conduct at border rather than clarification of LAC.
2.00 pm: 30 lakh Muslims join BJP during membership drive.
1.45 pm: Authority will do investigation and will submit report to National Commission, says Ram Vilas Paswan on Maggi issue.
1.30 pm: Dr Manmohan Singh never made any recommendation in any case, I know him for 23 years, says Joginder Singh, Ex-CBI Director.
1.00 pm: Indian Test captain Virat Kohli backs Ravi Shastri to be team director for a longer term.
12.55 pm: "When Lalu ji was in this house was this security provision made? This is not respectable", asks Jitan Ram Manjhi on garden issue
12.50 pm: In Bihar, we will take actions according to the reports that will come in: Nitish Kumar on Maggi issue.
12.45 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee meets with Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei V Kobyakov.
12.30 pm: Now,Arunachal Pradesh sends Maggi noodles for analysis.
12.15 pm: PM Narendra Modi's anti-discriminatory talk not aimed at Hindutva proponents: Shiv Sena in party mouthpiece Saamna
12 noon: We spent 99% of our budget on water resources in the past one year, says Uma Bharti (Minister of Water Resources of India).
11.45 am: "Has it become important in politics of JD(U) that who will eat which fruit", says BJP leader Nalin Kohli on Jitan Ram Manjhi's residence issue.
11:33 am: NCP Corporator Ashish Damle and aides loot 1 lakh from Pune ashram
11:10 am: Until an SIT is formed on the 1984 riot case, the Sikhs wont get justice: Ashutosh, AAP
10:45 am: Maggi banned in the state of Uttarakhand.
10:30 am: Health is wealth, & Yoga is the key to that. Whoever wants to take it they can and people who dont want to dont have to: MA Naqvi
10:15 am: Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi claims Nitish Kumar posted policemen to stop him from picking the fruits from the garden.
10:00 am: Patna: 24 policemen safeguarding 100 litchi, mango and jackfruit trees on 1 Anne Marg, official Bihar CM's residence
9:48 am: Karnataka governor splurges tax-payer's money; spent 2.3 crore on Raj Bhavan renovation and Rs 10 lakh on Chartered flights; RTI questions government splurge
9:32 am: Bala Vidya Mandir's (Chennai) CEO Nathan has been dismissed.
9:00 am: Gujarat board Class 10 examination results on June 4
8:57 am: Chennai: Protest against dual fee structure in Bala Vidya Mandir
8:15 am: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to begin cleanliness drive in Delhi.
8:00 am: Health Minister JP Nadda likely to hold meeting regarding Maggi issue.