PM to visit Jammu tomorrow; more news updates for Sept 6

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with MoS PMO Jitendra Singh addressing a press conference after reviewing the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, at Technical Airport in Jammu on Saturday.
Bangalore, Sept 6: Here are the top news in brief for September 6, 2014:

[Follow international news in brief for the day]

10.44 pm:
627 people have been airlifted in Jammu, says the IAF

10.42 pm:
500 villages have been threatened by floods, says Jammu Police

10.40 pm:
PM Modi to visit Jammu tomorrow to take stock of the flood situation.

9:45 pm: If anyone has benefitted from Saradha media, it is Mamata Banerjee, says accused Trinamool MP

8:14 pm: A senior JD(U) leader and state minister hints at the possibility of RJD and Congress joining the JD(U) government in Bihar: Times Now

7:30 pm: NCP President Sharad Pawar launches party campaign for Maharashtra Assembly polls

7:20 pm: Aam Aadmi Party MLAs led by Arvind Kejriwal meet President Pranab Mukherjee, seek re-election in Delhi

6:25 pm: A Delhi court orders ten-day police custody for Ajaz Shaikh, a suspected top Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative.

5:55 pm: Sikh man gunned down in Pakistan

4.55 pm: J&K floods: 100 students of Awantipore University stranded in Pulwama.

4.30 pm: Former minister and Nationalist Congress Party leader Vijay Kumar Gavit joins BJP.

3.45 pm: Home Min Rajnath Singh and Union Min Jitendra Singh take an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Jammu & Kashmir

3.30 pm: CRPF suspends 17 jawans for not giving back-up support during encounter in Chhattisgarh's Tongpal in March this year.

3.05 pm: Rajnath Singh hits out at Arvind Kejriwal, says won't need horse trading to form government in Delhi.

2.55 pm: Seven army personnel rescued from flood waters in Pulwama district; two soldiers still trapped, says army: PTI

2.44 pm: Rahul Gandhi meets winning NSUI candidates of Punjab University Students Union polls

2.20 pm: Government must appeal against order in Sukna land scam: General (retd) VK Singh on Army court indictment.

1.50 pm: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad talks to PM, wants J&K floods to be declared a National Calamity.

1.10 pm: Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) protests outside RSS office in Delhi against "hindu rashtra" comment .

1.00 pm: AAP to meet President Pranab Mukherjee, request him to not allow BJP to form Delhi govt.

12.50 pm: Red alert issued in parts of south Srinagar city including Airport road.

12.15 pm: Fight for Delhi gets intense as Arvind Kejriwal hits out saying none of the parties have the ability to form the government.

12.10 pm: Nine army jawans washed away during rescue operation in Pulwama district in J-K; Efforts on to rescue them, says Army (read more)

11.56 am: Vehicular traffic stopped on Jammu-Pathankot highway due to incessant rain

11.47 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Srinagar to asses flood situation in Jammu (read more)

11.35 am: AAP leader Manish Sisodia calls for re-election in Delhi.

11.10 am: Security breach at IGI: Drunk passenger breaks the emergency glass, runs on the IGI runway.

11.05 am: Alleged Indian Mujahideen tech expert Ajaz Sheikh arrested by Delhi police's Special Cell in Saharanpur, UP.

10.47 am: BJP replies to Congress challenge, says it is ready to face polls in Delhi.

10.33 am: BJP President Amit Shah to meet Delhi BJP leaders soon.

10.20 am: We will inform everyone once we select the chief minister nominee," BJP Delhi Chief Satish Upadhyay.

9.40 am: Incessant rain claims 22 lives in Punjab: IANS

9.39 am:
Sania Mirza win her third Grand Slam mixed doubles title with Brazil's Bruno Soares at the US Open.

9.37 am: Jammu-Udhampur-Katra railway link stopped as flood situation worsens.

9.33 am: AAP slams Delhi Lt Gen Najeeb Jung over Delhi election, says it's people's democracy, not MLAs' democracy.

9.31 am: Flood situation worsens in Jammu, over 90 killed.

9.30 pm: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to take aerial survey of Jammu and Kashmir flood situation (read more)

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