Bengaluru, March 1: Get all the latest updates of the day here:
6:20 pm: Jagmohan Dalmiya has been elected as BCCI president unopposed: Gautam Roy.
5:45 pm: Mobile governance needs to be developed: PM at silver jubilee celebrations of NASSCOM.
5:12 pm: We have to agree that IT has come so far because Govt has not been a participant, the farther we are the better: PM.
4:33 pm: German city of Bremen on heightened terror alert.
4:09 pm: Mass copying in board exam: 9 teachers, centre Superintendent.
3.30 pm: Jet fuel (ATF) price hiked by a steep 8%.
3.15 pm: Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu including DMK, CPI(M), PMK condemn petrol and diesel price hike and demanded a roll back.
3.00 pm: Youth Congress protest against Union Budget 2015 in Bengaluru.
2.30 pm: "Those who have come to power are competent,it is a new beginning for TMC", says Mukul Roy on recent developments in TMC.
2.15 pm: "Sajjad Lone has given an opening, an avenue for others (separatists) to follow", says J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
2.00 pm: BJP workers celebrate the BJP-PDP govt formation in J&K in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
I must tell you, fighting corruption is my first priority: J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed pic.twitter.com/u9KNf4PQb6— ANI (@ANI_news) March 1, 2015
1.45 pm: PM Narendra Modi tweets, "Witnessed the oath taking ceremony of Shri Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Congratulations and best wishes to him & his team."
PDP-BJP govt is a historic opportunity to fulfil the aspirations of the people of J&K and take the State to new heights of progress.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 1, 2015
1.30 pm: "We will request the government to initiate unconditional dialogue with people of J&K", says J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in a press conference.
1.15 pm: Actress Sonam Kapoor being taken to Mumbai from Rajkot following her swine flu test results.
Rajkot: Actress Sonam Kapoor being taken to Mumbai from Rajkot after she tests positive for swine flu. pic.twitter.com/AZwka70gFi— ANI (@ANI_news) March 1, 2015
1.00 pm: BJP supporters celebrate the BJP-PDP alliance in the formation of J&K govt.
Bengaluru: BJP supporters celebrate the BJP-PDP alliance in the formation of J&K govt. pic.twitter.com/OMNQNK12WA— ANI (@ANI_news) March 1, 2015
12.45 pm: "We congratulate BJP and PDP for coming up with their power sharing agreement", says Congress leader Salman Soz on J&K Govt.
12.30 pm: "The Modi govt has one principle, ‘India First', J&K is sure to get a treatment like never before", says BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi.
12.15 pm: "If PDP and BJP can form govt, it means sun can rise from the west someday", says Congress leader Manish Tewari on on BJP-PDP govt in J&K.
12.00 noon: India-born Ajit Jain in race for Warren Buffett successor in the firm Berkshire Hathway.
11.45 am: "Today is a historic day in J&K. We wish the new govt all the very best", says Sambit Patra, BJP on BJP-PDP govt in J&K.
11.30 am: 25 leaders of BJP and PDP sworn-in as Ministers in the J&K government.
11.20 am: "Congratulations to the newly sworn in Ministers of J&K. All good wishes for the discharge of your duties". former J&K CM Omar Abdullah tweets.
11.05 am: PM Narendra Modi reaches Zorawar Singh auditorium for the oath ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as CM.
11.00 am: Mehbooba Mufti reaches Zorawar Singh audi ahead of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's swearing-in ceremony as CM.
Jammu (J&K):Mehbooba Mufti reaches Zorawar Singh audi. ahead of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's swearing-in ceremony as CM. pic.twitter.com/8NJAtEzm0b— ANI (@ANI_news) March 1, 2015
10.45 am: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar arrives in Thimphu, Bhutan as part of India's initiative to reach out to SAARC countries.
10.30 am: Senior BJP leaders reach Zorawar Singh Auditorium; Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's swearing-in ceremony to begin shortly.
10.15 am: L K Advani, M L Khattar and Amit Shah reach Jammu for Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's swearing-in ceremony as CM.
10.00 am: Jagmohan Dalmiya a front runner for the post of BCCI President: Sources
9.30 am: M K Stalin, (DMK treasurer to celebrate his 62th Birthday today.
9.15 am: A cop brutally beats a woman at a bus station and drags her by her hair in Jalgaon, Maharashtra.
9.00 am: "Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor tested positive for swine flu, she is stable now", says Dr Pankaj Rathore.
8.45 am: I condemn this act, its a plot against us: Shriprakash Jaiswal,Cong on poster demanding resignation of Rahul Gandhi.
8.30 am: PM to address completion of 25th year of The National Association of Software&Services Companies(NASSCOM) function in Delhi today.
Jammu (J&K) :Preparations underway for the oath taking ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as state’s Chief Minister. pic.twitter.com/kqxnBmyCaS— ANI (@ANI_news) March 1, 2015
8.15 am: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to be sworn-in as the state's Chief Minister in Jammu (J&K) today. BJP will be in power in the state for the first time.
8.00 am: BCCI officials to hold an informal meeting today, ahead of Board of Control in India President election in Chennai.