Sep 5: Celebrations begin across India as devotees throng temples on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to meet UK Prime Minister, and President of Argentina in Hangzhou, China in the backdrop of G20 Summit.
Get all news updates of Saturday September 5 here:
11.42 pm: Explosion of air conditioner compressor at Curewell Hospital Pvt Ltd in Indore leaves 10 injured; police at the spot.
10.44 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives in New Delhi from China.
10.21 pm: Bhopal: CM Shivraj Chouhan meets family of former union minister &senior BJP leader Arif Beg, who passed away today.
10.16 pm: Chhattisgarh: 38th battalion of ITBP recovers ammunition, explosives and cartridges from Dongargarh.
9.48 pm: Himachal Pradesh: Burglars set an ATM on fire in Sundar Nagar in Mandi district last night after looting Rs 10 lakh.
8.16 pm: Rajnath Singh-led all-party delegation arrives in Delhi from J&K.
7.47pm: Heavy rain causing water logging in Legislative Assembly premises in Kolkata.
Kolkata: Heavy rain causing water logging in Legislative Assembly premises pic.twitter.com/AmqXV4tzWp— ANI (@ANI_news) September 5, 2016
7:21 pm: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj departs from Italy for Delhi.
7:00 pm: NCW summons AAP leader Ashutosh over blogpost defending Sandeep Kumar.
6:50 pm: My arch nemesis when I was playing against India was Harbhajan Singh,I still get nightmares about him: Ricky Ponting.
6:30 pm: Kabul twin blasts leave more than 10 dead: Reports
6:20 pm: After PM Modi, Prez Mukherjee backs proposal to hold joint elections.
6:02 pm: New Jalpaiguri (WB): 3 people disguised as eunuchs arrested, GRP seizes ammunition and 200gm of heroin from them.
5:40 pm: Twin Taliban suicide blasts in Kabul kill at least five.
Turned away from crematorium because he couldn't pay for it, a tribal from MP's Neemuch cremated wife using garbage pic.twitter.com/72mVGVEM2e— ANI (@ANI_news) September 5, 2016
5:10 pm: Karnataka cabinet expansion: Oath-taking ceremony of newly inducted ministers underway, CM Siddaramaiah also present.
K'taka cabinet expansion:Oath-taking ceremony of newly inducted ministers in Bengaluru, CM Siddaramaiah also present pic.twitter.com/ZKOOtGS1gq— ANI (@ANI_news) September 5, 2016
5.04 pm: Suicide attack near Afghan defence ministry, Casualties feared: Reports
5.00 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplanes for Delhi.
4.45 pm: Ricky Ponting plays cricket with the children of Magic Bus India Foundation at Australian embassy in Delhi.
4.28 pm: NIA teams camping in Kerala's Palakkad and Kasargod to investigate the missing of 21 youths, who are said to have joined ISIS: NIA Sources.
4.22 pm: Ricky Ponting at Australian embassy to promote trade ties between India and Tasmania.
4.13 pm: Tees Hazari court sends both accused to 4 days CBI custody, in the Tiger skin/bone smuggling case.
4.12 pm: Both (PM Modi and Argentine president Mauricio Macri) agreed to expand cooperation in areas such as agriculture, mining and hydro carbons.
4.08 pm: PM Narendra Modi in a meeting with president Mauricio Macri in China, thanked him for Argentina's strong support for India's NSG membership.
4.06 pm: CBI has arrested two people in connection with Tiger skin/bone smuggling case.
3.55 pm: India has policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism,because anything less than that is not enough: PM Modi at #G20summit.
3.54 pm: Representatives of J&K HC Bar association, Hotels and taxi/tour operators meet All Party Delegation in Jammu.
3.45 pm: CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan speaking at Narmada Seva Yatra function in Bhopal.
3.23 pm: Must uphold principles of equity and CBDR and curb reckless consumption& encourage lifestyles in harmony with nature: PM.
3.05 pm: Terrorist is a terrorist,1 single nation in South Asia is spreading agents of terror in our region, says PM Modi at G20 summit.
3.00 pm: Foremost challenge is Climate Change whr Paris Agreement showed way fwd.Focus shouldn't just b on early ratification,but full success: PM.
2:40 pm: CBI arrests three people in connection with Tiger skin/bone smuggling case.
All party delegation on Kashmir, arrives in Jammu.
2:30 pm: Former Delhi minister Sandeep Kumar sent to three day police remand by Tis Hazari Court.
2:29 pm: Cauvery water row: SC directs Karnataka Govt to release 15000 cusec of water to Tamil Nadu for 10 days.
2.16 pm: Syria state media says the death toll from a string of bombings across the country is 38: AP.
1.37 pm: Offerings being made to the famous Lalbaugcha Raja on the occasion of #GaneshChaturthi, 'aarti' underway in Mumbai
1.24 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee presents National Awards to teachers on the occasion of Teachers' Day in Delhi.
1.20 pm: SIT on Black Money asks RBI to develop institutional mechanism to track illicit financial flows out of country.
1.17 pm: Ex Delhi Minister Sandeep Kumar's Personal Secretary, who is accused of circulating the CD, has been detained by Delhi Police.
1.15 pm: Road constructed 2 mths back damaged due to rain in Kanker. Locals use tree branches to fill damaged portion in C'garh.
1.08 pm: With France, there was a brief pull aside. Both leaders reviewed the direction of the relationship, says Vikas Swarup,MEA.
12.51 pm: PM Modi invited UK PM to visit India, she said that she accepted invitation & would like to make as early a visit to India as possible: MEA.
12.43 pm: TN to file rejoinder in Cauvery waters Case, says as per IMD report the deficit of water flow in 4 reservoirs in Karnataka is just 28 per cent.
TN says only 33 TMC water received so far. In normal year TN should get 94 tmc water and in distress year it is 68 Tm.
12.37 pm: There was an issue with respects to whether G20 will endorse ratifying Paris agreement before 2016, says Arvind Panagariya,India's Sherpa to G20.
12.26 pm: Supreme court quashes criminal proceedings against MS Dhoni for allegedly portraying himself as Lord Vishnu on a magazine cover page.
12.12 pm: No bail to Asaram in Ahmedabad rape case for now. SC said bail plea will be heard only after his medical report.
12.10 pm: Chief Justice of India TS Thakur recuses from hearing a PIL seeking guidelines for raids conducted by various probe agencies.
12.00 pm: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi at his residence in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
11.50 am: SC also stated it needs to be taken care of that such an incident does not repeat. Fali Nariman has been appointed as the amicus curiae
11.49 am: Sushant Rohilla suicide matter: SC observed that the suspicion needs to be cleared whether the student was harassed or not
11.35 am: The expert committee that was set up, has suggested use of PAVA shells instead of pellet gun: HM Rajnath Singh in Srinagar
11.34 am: Baat-cheet kay liye hamara darwaaza hi nahin, hamara roshandaan bhi khulaa hai: HM Rajnath Singh
11.33 am: We are fully cooperating with the state Govt to restore normalcy in Kashmir: Rajnath Singh, Home Minister
11.32 am: Yesterday, some of the members of the delegation (all party delegation) met Hurriyat leaders: HM Rajnath Singh
11.31 am: If someone goes to talk and they (separatists) dont talk, then they clearly dont believe in 'insaniyat, Kashmiriyat, jamuriyat': HM
11.30 am: Iss mein koi do matt nahin hai ki Jammu and Kashmir Bharat ka integral part tha, hai aur rahega: HM Rajnath Singh
11.29 am: No two ways about fact that J&K is a part of India, was a part of India & will be a part of India: HM Rajnath Singh
11.28 am: Everyone is very concerned, we all are of the view that things in Kashmir need to improve: HM #KashmirDelgation
11.11 am: Petitioner alleged that Govt is "giving the impression that Aadhar is mandatory" despite SC judgement to the contrary.
11.11 am: #AadharCard matter: SC to hear contempt petition against Centre next week.
11.09 am: If Modi govt has guts take action against Gen VK Singh, Sadvi Niranjan not a junior worker: Sudhindra Bhadoria BSP
11.09 am: Global investment principles shouldn't be prescriptive.Countries need policy space depending on national circumstances & dev. focus: PM
11.08 am: G20 needs to act to stimulate investment flows. Transformed & liberalised investment regime has put India among top host nations for FDI: PM
11.07 am: Knowledge & innov'n driven economy requires free mobility.India's priority is to work towards Trade Facilitation Agreement for Services: PM
11.06 am: Global trading regime must respond to needs/priorities of developing nations. Global value chains must provide them level playing field: PM
11.05 am: Trade facilitation is important. I urge countries to fully implement the Bali and Nairobi Ministerial decisions: PM
11.04 am: Vision of transparent, equitable, nondiscriminatory, open, inclusive & rule based global trading arch. should underpin collective efforts-PM
11.03 am: Global trade is at a cross roads: PM Modi on Robust International trade and Investment session in Hangzhou, China
11.00 am: People should see whether they want comedy instead of governance.AAP is just stand up comedy: Manish Tiwari Congress
10.55 am: There should be a referendum on what is AAP's agenda in Delhi. What the members of their party do is against Indian ethos: JP Aggarwal Cong
10.53 am: In our culture men don't even touch their daughters, what AAP leaders are doing is disgusting: JP Aggarwal, Congress
11.47 am: Additional Solicitor General mentioned the matter before CJI bench & sought more time to file their response. Court granted 4 weeks' time.
11.45 am: Triple talaq matter: SC gives four weeks time to Centre to file their response on various petition regarding Muslim women rights.
11.44 am: #FLASH SC to hear Delhi Govt's appeal against Delhi HC order giving primacy to LG in administration of NCT, on 9th September.
10.40 am: State & Central Govt have to take the political dialogue forward now: Sitaram Yechury #KashmirDelegation
10.30 am: Some leaders went to meet the seperatists in their personal capacity: Mallikarjun Kharge #KashmirDelegation
10.27 am: Things were diff last time, but this time separatists took a stand that they won't talk: Union Minister RV Paswan
10.23 am: PM Modi's meeting with UK PM - Both sides agreed to strengthen the strategic partnership. PM Modi invited UK PM to India.
10.17 am: School students celebrate Teacher's Day in Moradabad (UP), Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan posters & "rangoli" made.
9.53 am: Delhi: Congress protest against AAP government & AAP Leader Ashutosh's blog, at Rajghat.
9.35 am: North Korea fires three ballistic missiles off east coast, AFP quotes Yonhap News Agency
9.34 am: Chhattisgarh: Naxals dig up a 27 km long road from 150 places in Dantewada.
9.33 am: PM Narendra Modi meets the Prime Minister of the UK Theresa May in Hangzhou, China.
9.15 am: Chinese President Xi Jinping praised PM Modi's leadership of the Indian economy especially his energy policy, in his remarks today.
9.14 am: G20's efforts should be for 0 tolerance for corrp'n & black money; 0 admin, policy & treaty loopholes; 0 barriers & cmtmnt to action: PM
9.13 am: PM Modi professes India's support for BEPS recommendations and calls on countries to commit to the timeline of 2017-2018 in Hangzhou, China.
9.12 am: Fighting corruption, black money & tax evasion central to effective financial govrnce: PM on Effctv Global Eco & Fin. Governance in Hangzhou
9.11 am: We need a regular dialogue between the IMF, Regional Financial Arrangements and Bilateral Swap Arrangements: PM Modi in Hangzhou
9.10 am: Long delayed 15th Gen. Review of Quotas must be completed by 2017 Annual Meets: PM on Effective and Efficient Global Eco. & Fin. Governance
9.03 am: Slight earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Nepal at around 7:34 AM today as per National Center for Seismology, New Delhi.
8.50 am: HM Rajnath Singh to hold a press conference in Srinagar at 11 AM.
8.35 am: Meerut (2/9/16): Mother forced to spend night outside govt hosp with body of her child after being denied ambulance to take body back home. Ambulance asked me for Rs.1500 to take my child's dead body back home. I had called 108 to reach ambulance: Mother
8.25 am: Azad Hind government's medals displayed in Siliguri (WB), "Sher-E-Hind" "Vir-E-Hind" medals displayed.
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh): PV Sindhu & Pullela Gopichand visit Tirupati Balaji Temple pic.twitter.com/HSxdneVALL— ANI (@ANI_news) September 5, 2016
7.45 am: Chandrapur (Maharashtra): Tigress found dead in Balapur forest area
7.15 am: #TopStory #GaneshChaturthi festival to be celebrated across the nation today.
7.10 am: #TopStory PM Narendra Modi to attend session on Effective and Efficient Global Economic and Financial Governance in Hangzhou (China)
7.00 am: #TopStory PM Narendra Modi to meet UK Prime Minister, and President of Argentina in Hangzhou (China)