9:25 pm: JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya sent to 3-day police custody.
9:15 pm: If anti-national slogans are raised & then they are supported,I think there can be nothing worse than that: Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra CM.
9:00 pm: Joint Task Force constituted by India and Bangladesh to combat the smuggling of Fake Currency Notes (FCNs).
8:50 pm: If BJP and PDP are together then why no Govt in J&K? They have the numbers in the assembly: Omar Abdullah.
8:40 pm: India score 166 for 6, Rohit Sharma top scores with 83 runs.
8:35 pm: We have talked to locals, no such incident took place: Devender Singh, Principal Secy, Haryana on reports of rapes during Jat protests.
8:25 pm: JNU row: ABVP activists take out candlelight march in Delhi.
8:20 pm: Patiala House Court violence case: Lawyer Vikram Chauhan arrested by police.
8:10 pm: DIG D K Chaudhary suspended by UP DGP Javeed Ahmad for slapping an elderly street vendor in Lucknow.
8:00 pm: I assure the house that no innocent will be punished or harassed by the Police. Sedition charge on JNU students is not topic of debate here, it will be decided by court: HM Rajnath Singh in LS on JNU issue.
7:50 pm: This speech by Smriti Irani ji is not just an eye opener for the Lok Sabha but for the nation too: HM Rajnath Singh in LS.
7:40 pm: I am looking at this class 4 book by Teesta Setalvad, commissioned by Kapil Sibal during UPA,see what all is written. There still are many VCs appointed by UPA,I challenge that even if one of them says I do saffronization I will leave politics: Smriti Irani in LS
7.38 pm: If I mention Chanakya, they will say it is 'saffron'. Hence I quoted a Roman philosopher in my speech: Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha.
I have said it time and again that 'shiksha ko ranbhoomi mat banao'-Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha— ANI (@ANI_news) February 24, 2016
7.35 pm: Omar Khalid misled the JNU administration,he said in an application form that he was organizing poetry reading: Smriti Irani in LS.
7.30 pm: Have you ever seen Rahul Gandhi go to one spot twice? No, he saw a political opportunity here: Smriti Irani.
7.28 pm: ADG Rajendra Singh appointed new Coast Guard DG.
7.25 pm: Delhi Government to give job to Rohith Vemula's brother as and when he applies.
7.20 pm: No attempt was made to take Rohith Vemula to doctor, his body was used as political tool: Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha.
7.15 pm: Jis Council ne ye decision liya tha ki Rohith Vemula ko barkhast kiya jaye use Congress ne appoint kiya tha: Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha.
Aapki ichha Jawab sunne ki thi hi nahi, niyat mein khot thi: Smriti Irani to Congress leaders in Lok Sabha pic.twitter.com/UsKCXl7FIO— ANI (@ANI_news) February 24, 2016
7.05 pm: Hanumantha Rao ji ne mujhe likha ki Congress ke karyakal meinn jis VC ka appointment hua uske karyakal mein atmhatya hui: Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha.
6.55 pm: Cabinet clears Atal innovation mission including self employment and talent utilization in Niti Aayog.
6.54 pm: Cabinet clears $150 million US Dollars as line of credit for Chabahar port in Iran.
6.50 pm: Prof Virendra Singh (aide of Bhupinder Singh Hooda) accused of instigating violence in Haryana, booked under sedition charges.
6.40 pm: Koi na koi shakti thi jo Jat Reservation andolan ke aad mein khel khel rahi thi (there were certain forces who carrying out their own agenda in the garb of Jat Reservation): Anil Vij,Haryana Minister.
6:30 pm: BJP gives certificates of nationalism while Congress gives certificates of secularism, says Asaduddin Owaisi in Lok Sabha.
6:25 pm: Stop scoring political points by defaming other parties,we will not back down, says Mallikarjun Kharge in Lok Sabha to Govt.
6:10 pm: Justice Sanghi wrote to CJI that reports of rapes during the protests was shameful and Haryana Police did not act and asked victims to go home.
6:00 pm: Congress and CPI(M) hold joint rally in Raidighi(South 24 Parganas) in West Bengal.
5:45 pm: Punjab and Haryana High Court takes cognizance of news reports about rapes in Murthal(Haryana) during Jat Reservation protests.
5:30 pm: Central Govt announces names of 3 information commissioners, says Amitava Bhattacharya, Bimal Julka and Divya Prakash Sinha.
5:20 pm: Rahul Gandhi goes to a University named after his great grandfather and supports anti-nationals, says Anurag Thakur in Lok Sabha.
5:15 pm: Arun Jaitley speaking at the annual central excise day in Delhi.
5:00 pm: Is the JNU the only issue, why no one talks about saffron hooliganism, says Waris Pathan, AIMIM on Latur incident.
4:50 pm: AIMIM workers protest against Latur incident where a policeman was beaten and paraded by locals in Mumbai.
4:42 pm: Lawyers protest against violence in Patiala House Court in Delhi.
4:10 pm: Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu adds finishing touches to the Railway Budget which will be presented tomorrow.
4:00 pm: Wild Elephant enters residential area in Coimbatore, damages compound wall.
3:45 pm: The Foreign Secy, Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Sitaram Yechury are from JNU, says Jyotiraditya Scindia, Cong in LS
3:30 pm: HM said that Hafiz Saeed supported JNU protest, shouldn't HM have investigated before saying this?, says Jyotiraditya Scindia, Congress in LS.
3:25 pm: Tis Hazari Court convicted ex-union minister PK Thungon in a graft case relating to allotment of Govt shops in Delhi in 1993-94.
3:15 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow.
3:00 pm: Land lease allotted to Baba Ramdev's Patanjli trust in Himachal Pradesh has been cancelled by the state government.
2.47 pm: JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya taken to Vasant Vihar police station after interrogation.
2.30 pm: The IT returns were filed belatedly
only after the court had taken cognisance says Karnataka in Supreme
2.25 pm: The High Court had said that the trial court had not considered the income tax returns of Jayalalithaa and others. The HC then went on to add the income declared in the IT returns of Jayalalithaa and others. This was wrong says Karnataka in Supreme Court.
2.10 pm: Stressing on how Jayalalithaa tried to make the case income tax related Karnataka told the Supreme Court that the case was first filed in 1996. The courts took cognisance in 1997.
In 1998 she filed IT returns on the money that today is being argued as disproportinate. This is how she tried to make it an IT case when in reality it was case under the prevention of corruption act.
2.02 pm: Nepal Aviation Minister confirms plane with 23 people on board crashed.
1.43 pm: Thanks to Jayalalithaa the
disproportionate assets case is filled with inconsistencies.
Supreme Court must take note of it and provide a mechanism that the
corrupt do not get away says Karnataka in Supreme Court, says
1.27 pm: We will raise the issue of situation prevailing in Haryana tomorrow: Rahul Gandhi.
1.25 pm: Do not treat this case as a mere non payment of Income Tax issue. It is about corruption in public life says Karnataka in the Supreme Court.
1.04 pm: Kanpur: Upper caste protesters hold a semi nude protest demanding reservation.
Kanpur: Upper caste protesters hold a semi nude protest demanding reservation (23.2.16) pic.twitter.com/cG2yCmXV3X— ANI (@ANI_news) February 24, 2016
1.03 pm: I never raised an anti-India slogan, but media is glorifying the man who raised the slogans. Media called us lawyers gundas, says Vikram Chauhan.
1.01 pm: Everything will be clear in investigation. Law will take course, says Vikram Chauhan.
12.44 pm: Vikram Chauhan (accused in Patiala House attack) reaches Tilak Marg Police Station to join investigation
Vikram Chauhan (accused in Patiala House attack) reaches Tilak Marg Police Station to join investigation. pic.twitter.com/kRJeSExFxy— ANI (@ANI_news) February 24, 2016
12.42 pm: Jayalalithaa took refuge by stating that the income termed as disporporationate were gifts. This canot be allowed because every politician will start taking refuge by saying that their income are gifts, Karnataka says in Supreme Court.
Karnataka asks Supreme Court why no politica party is willing to come under the RTI. This is because it helps them increase assets.
Jayalalithaa has quoted the Income Tax Rule. She cannot do this. It is a matter under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
12.33 pm: Karnataka continued to point out before the Supreme Court that Jayalalithaa had amassed wealth disproportionate to her known source of income. It said that there was never any talk of this money.
It was only once the trial court took cognisance of this DA case that she said that it was her cadres who gave the money as gifts. Karnataka says this was just a cover up.
Yesterday too Karnataka had pointed out it has become a fashion for public figures to claim that they have got expensive gifts.
12.23 pm: Loan cannot be considered as an income just the way Supreme Court had said in a different case that travel allowance does not fall under category of income. Karnataka tells the Supreme Court that Karnataka High Court erred in considering Jayalalithaa's loan as an income.
12.17 pm: It is sad that there is no effective mechanism in place to eradicate corruption. The Supreme Court could set in place such a mechanism to eradicate corruption says Dushyanth Dave arguing the Jayalalithaa case for Karnataka in the Supreme Court.
12.15 pm: The Supreme Court seeks a
clarification from Karnataka in the Jayalalithaa case. It sought to
know if the rules of conduct under which public servants come under
are different from the general law.
12.05 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12.12pm after uproar.
11.40 am: Jayalalithaa's total disproportionate
assets work out to Rs 16.34 crore and not Rs 2.82 crore, as per the
judgment - that is, 76 per cent and not 8.12 per cent Karnataka
says in Supreme Court.
11.30 am: Celebrations at AIADMK Headquarters in Chennai as CM Jayalalithaa turns 68
Celebrations at AIADMK Headquarters in Chennai as CM Jayalalithaa turns 68 pic.twitter.com/xzgF1wXBJp— ANI (@ANI_news) February 24, 2016
11.22 am: It the arithmetic error that gave Jayalalithaa the benefit of an acquittal. If the glaring error is rectified it clearly makes out a case for conviction Karnataka tells Supreme Court.
11.19 am: Hearing on the J Jayalalithaa DA case
has commenced. Dushyanth Dave starts arguments forthe second day.
He opens arguments by questioning the arithmetic error made by the
Karnataka High Court as a result of which Jayalalithaa and others
11.01 am: Delhi HC expressed concern over safety of Kanhaiya Kumar, said "we have to ensure that they do not even suffer a scratch".
10.58 am: Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea hearing deferred to 29th February.
10.57 am: PatialaHouse Court scuffle: I will appear before Police today, says Lawyer Vikram Chauhan.
10.23 am: JNU Row: Delhi Police files status report in Delhi High Court.
10.15 am: Celebrations at AIADMK Headquarters in Chennai as CM Jayalalithaa turns 68.
10.13 am: Plane missing in mountains of Nepal belongs to Tara Air; took off from Pokhara at 7:45 AM NST, went missing en route to Jomsom.
10.11 am: Discussion in Rajya Sabha on JNU issue to take place today, Bhupendra Yadav to initiate from BJP, HM and Smriti Irani to intervene.
10.10 am: Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on JNU and Rohith Vemula issue.
10.09 am: BJP President Amit Shah unhappy with BJP MLA Gyandev Ahuja's statement on JNU, summoned Gyandev Ahuja to meet with him.
9.44 am: All left party MPs to protest in the Parliament premises today over JNU issue.
9.43 am: Official says small plane with 21 people on board is missing in mountains in Nepal.
9.42 am: Nalini,Convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case out on parole, left Vellore Jail to attend her father's last rites.
9.30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls a meeting of senior cabinet ministers at 10:30 am in Parliament.
9.09 am: BJP MPs from Haryana arrive at Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu's residence for meeting JatReservation.
8:59 am: Scientist K N Vyas takes over as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
8:39 am: Budget Session Day 2 :JNU issue to be discussed in Rajya Sabha today.
8:15 am: WHO chief 'confident' Olympics will be safe despite Zika
8:00 am: JNU: Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya surrender to Delhi Police