Oct 27: Strong earthquake rattles central Italy and Rome, shaking centuries-old buildings in capital. In other news, Union Cabinet meeting scheduled to take place in the afternoon today.
Get all the latest news updates of the day:
12:30 am: We are ready, dont want any casualties. This is heavy shelling, says official.
12:15 am: Pakistan shelling: People have left the village. Everyone is so scared
12:00: LoC shelling: HM Rajnath Singh speaks to BSF DG on heavy shelling in LoC area.
11:40 pm: Ceasefire violation underway in KG Sector.
11:25 pm: Heavy shelling in LoC area and some sectors around it.
11:00 pm: Tamil Nadu to implement food security scheme from November 1st 2016.
10:45 pm: Supplementary charge sheet filed in Louis Berger bribery case against ex-Goa CM Digambar Kamat.
10:35 pm: Pak Foreign Secy conveyed decision of Govt of Pak to declare Surjeet Singh (an official of the Indian High Commsn) as persona non grata.
10:30 pm: Pakistan expels Indian High Commission official Surjeet Singh.
10:00 pm: US to shut down India call centers that cheated victims of hundreds of millions of dollars: AFP
9:45 pm: Pakistan MoFA summons Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale.
9:15 pm: U.S. charges 61 over India-based IRS impersonation scam: Reuters
9:00 pm: Terrorists hurl grenade at a police post in Handwara district of J&K. No casualties.
8:15 pm: India ready to welcome Pakistan at Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar. India yet to receive official confirmation from the country.
8:00 pm: Three days before Diwali, Delhi's air quality 'severe', city govt says critically polluted days ahead.
7:45 pm: NGO promoted by Zakir Naik to be banned under the anti-terror law soon,reports PTI citing official sources.
7:26 pm: Kutch (Gujarat): 17 army personnel injured in a bus accident; 3 critical.
7:10 pm: Mistry family said not currently planning to sell its stake in Tata.
6:54 pm: Four persons arrested in connection with RSS worker's death in Bengaluru.
6:50 pm: 10-15 kgs of explosives found in Palghar district of Maharashtra, Mumbai ATS conducting further probe.
6:45 pm: Chennai: Special prayers being offered for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu CM Jaylalithaa at Mariamman Temple.
6:32 pm: A government college in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh distributed bags to students which say 'SC/ ST scheme.'
6:23 pm: SheenaBora murder case: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria & 2 others examined by CBI in connection with the case.
6:12 pm: Ceasefire violations by Pakistan using automatic weapons and mortars in Kathua sector of J&K, BSF strongly retaliating.
5:55 pm: Government draft Cabinet note to declare Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) as unlawful.
5:25 pm: One jawan lost his life, another injured after army foiled an infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector of J&K, encounter underway.
5:10 pm: Mumbai Police issues order prohibiting use of "Flying Lanterns" . Action under Sect 188 of IPC to be taken against violation of this order.
5:00 pm: Afghan spy agency confirms Al-Qaeda leaders killed in airstrikes: AFP.
4:50 pm: When Mehmood Akhtar was handed over to the Pak High Commissioner in the presence of MEA official, he himself said he was treated well: Vikas Swarup.
4:40 pm: If today Pak is feeling isolated, it's because of its misguided policies;Ppl of Pak should urge govt to adopt policies that favour peace:MEA.
4:30 pm: Pak High Commission staffer Mehmood Akhtar has been declared persona non grata for espionage activities, given 48 hours to leave India: MEA.
4:25 pm: These allegations (levelled by Cyrus Mistry) are not based on facts or the true state of affairs: Tata Sons statement
4:20 pm: Tata Sons releases statements says "There is a multitude of records to show that the allegations made by Cyrus Mistry are unwarranted"
4:14 pm: I may not be with CM Akhilesh (Yadav) but I will always be with Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh: Amar Singh.
4:05 pm: Fresh firing reported in Arnia & RS Pura Sectors.
4:00 pm: Two Indians arrested for aiding Pak staffer have been sent to 12 days of police custody
3:48 pm: I was not behind the newspaper report, which mentioned Aurangzeb and Shahjahan. I never used word Napunsank for Ramgopal Yadav: Amar Singh.
3:40 pm: Cabinet gives in-principle approval to Niti Aayog's proposal for PSU strategic sale.
3:30 pm: When Akhilesh Yadav replaced Shivpal Yadav as the UP Samajwadi Party President, even then I was blamed for it: Amar Singh
3:20 pm: I don't want any Ministerial positions, not interested in it. Will fulfil whatever responsibility Netaji gives: Shivpal Singh Yadav.
3:00 pm: CCEA clears Rs 500-cr Special Prime Minister Horticulture Package to Jammu and Kashmir. This will help apple growers in the J&K.
2:52 pm: Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for setting up of Indian Institute of Science Education & Research at Berhampur (Odisha): Arun Jaitley
2:50 pm: Cabinet clears release of installment of Dearness Allowance to Cent Govt employees & Dearness Relief to Pensioners w.e.f 01.07.2016: Jaitley.
2:45 pm: Finance minister Arun Jaitley briefing the media after Cabinet meeting.
2.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi interacts with IAS officers of the 2014 batch during their Valedictory Session as Assistant Secretaries.
2:10 pm: Cabinet approves 2 per cent DA for central government employees.
1:46 pm: CPIM files intervention petition in SC over 'Hindutva'.
1:42 pm: NIA writes to external intelligence agencies seeking details of Lashkar poster put up in PoK claiming responsibility for UriAttack.
1:40 pm: Spy case: IB suspects some defence personnel deployed in sensitive area also part of this network. More arrests likely.
1:30 pm: There should be a thorough investigation: Former Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa on former CM Kalikho Pul's death case.
1:18 pm: Pak envoy Basit protested with FS Jaishankar at "detention & manhandling of Pakistan HC staffer yesterday in violation of 1961Vienna Convention". He asked Indian Government "to ensure that such harassment should not happen in future".
1:00 pm: FS summons Abdul Basit to convey that Pak High Commissioner staffer has been declared persona non grata for espionage activities: MEA
12:52 pm: British PM Theresa May hails contribution of British-Indians in Diwali message.
12:44 pm: All 3 were involved in espionage for over one-and-half years; shared information with Pak intelligence agencies: Police.
12.34 pm: Defence deployment, BSF deployment maps, visa related documents recovered from both the spies (Ramzan and Subhash): Delhi Police.
12.12 pm: SC defers hearing of petition against Sonia Gandhi that she in her speech appealed to voters to vote in name of religion.
11.57 am: SC issues notice to UP Govt and stays UP court proceedings in the 2014 Arvind Kejriwal and Kumar Vishvaas hate speech case.
11.40 am: Two Rajasthanis arrested in Spy racket, they had passed sensitive info to Pak HC staffer.
11.32 am: Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit reaches MEA after being summoned by MEA over ceasefire violations.
11.22 am: Delhi HC dismisses TATA Group appeal for hotel Taj Mansingh. TATA will now have to take part in an auction, HC gives nod to NDMC for auction.
11.10 am: 3 Indian fishermen along with one boat arrested by Sri Lankan navy from Rameswaram for allegedly possessing 2 kgs of heroin.
11.07 am: Pak High Commission officer, who was arrested, has been released due to diplomatic immunity.
10.35 am: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has summoned Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit over ceasefire violations.
10.12 am: A Pakistan high commission official has been detained on charges of espionage in Delhi.
10.00 am: Issued clarification on news reports that outgoing Tata chief says group faces $18 billion in write-downs: Tata Steel.
9.50 am: Ahead of polls, police warns of likely presence of 12 babbar khalsa terrorists trained in Pak, planning to strike Punjab.
9.20 am: Tata Power down by 3%, Tata Motors down by 2.75% & Tata Communications down by 4%.
9.17 am: There is no bar on Dalai Lama visiting any place in India, hence Arunachal visit in March next year is technically not a problem
8.50 am: Six civilians injured in mortar shelling after Pakistan violated ceasefire in RS Pura this morning.
8.33 am: Police brutally thrash protesters to silence Black day protests in PoK
8.00 am: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector this morning, six civilians injured in mortar shelling.