Get all the latest national and international news updates of Monday, July 18 here:
11:40 pm: Eight CRPF commandos killed in IED blast in Bihar. Toll may rise: Officials.
9:30 pm: We want the culprits to be arrested and hanged as soon as possible: Brother of Rohtak gangrape victim.
9:15 pm: Shiv Sena raised issue of Kashmir unrest in the NDA floor leaders meet, said Centre should make special efforts to reach out to J&K people: Sources.
Shiv Sena said that talks with Pak PM Nawaz Sharif was alright but they will welcome the move if PM holds talks with Kashmiris: Sources
9:00 pm: KJ George has tendered his resignation. I have accepted it: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah.
8:45 pm: Deputy mayor in Istanbul shot in head, in critical state - Turkish broadcaster NTV (Source: Reuters).
8:35 pm: Nice truck attacker had 'clear, recent' interest in radical Islam: prosecutor (Source: AFP).
8:30 pm: Officer said, "Party sharty main jaa sakte ho but you can't board the ship": Transgender Apsara on being denied entry into a ship in Chennai.
Defence should be sensitised,an apology needs to be tendered. Any diversity shd not be discriminated against: Apsara further said.
8:25 pm: Probe confirms 'premeditated nature' of Nice attack: prosecutor. (AFP).
8:20 pm: Delhi: Rajnath Singh meets Malaysian Deputy PM Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
8:10 pm: All constituents of NDA are supporting GST, they have said that as and when the bill is taken up, they are in favour of it. PM also explained about the importance of GST, the need to pass it at the earliest: Venkaiah Naidu
8:00 pm: GST bill is very important and it is very important to pass it: PM Narendra Modi at BJP Parliamentary party meet.
7:55 pm: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti calls for an All Party Meeting at SKICC in Srinagar on 21 July to discuss the law and order situation in Kashmir.
7.48 pm: I have voluntarily tendered my resignation to the CM. Allegations against me are far from truth. Will consult with my legal expert for further action: KJ George.
7.30 pm: Allegations against me are far from truth. Will consult with my legal expert for further action: KJ George
7.00 pm: BJP Parliamentary party meeting scheduled to take place at 9:30 am tomorrow.
6.59 pm: It should be referred to CBI, we will raise this issue in Parliament, says BS Yeddyurappa on Dy SP suicide
6.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives for BJP Parliamentary Party meet in Delhi
6.15 pm: Karnataka Minister KJ George resigns after JMFC Court orders FIR registration against him in Dy SP Ganpathi suicide case, says Sources.
6.12 pm: Dumper truck gets stuck under an over bridge near Sarita Vihar (Delhi).
6.10 pm: Police custody of accused Ramkumar further extended for 15 days till August 1 in Chennai techie Swathi murder case.
6.00 pm: BJP holds 'padyatra' against State Govt over Deputy SP Ganpathi suicide case in Bengaluru (Karnataka).
5.45 pm: We don't know whether Sidhu ji has left BJP or not, but he has resigned from RS, says Vijay Sampla, Punjab BJP chief
5.30 pm: I am constantly in touch with J&K CM and whatever needs to be done to stabilise the state we will do it: Rajnath Singh.
5.15 pm: When PM Modi was on foreign tour, I didn't call him but he did. He inquired about Kashmir situation and steps to be taken, says Rajnath Singh.
5.00 pm: We had asked forces to not use fatal weapons. 1948 civilians were injured, many already discharged, says Rajnath Singh in RS.
4.45 pm: I want to inform everyone that I called the Govt in J&K asking everyone to exercise as much restraint as possible: HM in RS
4.30 pm: During CBI searches at BK Bansal's locations yesterday, properties worth Rs. 6 crore were found, says DG Corporate Affairs bribery case.
4.00 pm: We are surer than ever that all political parties stand together to talk about the Kashmir issue, against terrorism, says Rajnath in RS.
3.57 pm: TN Govt appeals against acquittal of Kanchi Sankaracharya in Sankararaman murder case.HC sends notice to Sankaracharya to file reply in 2 weeks.
3.50 pm: Indian Navy bus gets stuck in a caved in road near Krishna Manon Lane, All Navy officers safe in Delhi.
3.30 pm: Truck drivers with their families were outside my house for past 3 days and urged PSI to see the situation, says L Hebbalkar on audio tape issue.
3.00 pm: France holds national moment of silence for Nice attack victims, as thousands mass on beachfront where 84 were killed, says AP.
2.45 pm: Preliminary inquiry reveals there were no calls between former minister Eknath Khadse & Dawood Ibrahim, says Maharashtra ATS tells Bombay HC.
2.30 pm: Bombay HC disposes off Manish Bhangale's petition against Eknath Khadse with directions.
2.20 pm: One person dies after drowning in Gola river in Haldwani (Uttarakhand).
2.15 pm: I haven't used my leadership in a wrong way, says Lakshmi Hebbalkar( Karnataka State Women President ) in Bengaluru.
2.00 pm: Indian Navy bus gets stuck in a caved in road near Krishna Manon Lane, All Navy officers safe.
1.45 pm: We respect SC's decision.Will look into how we can implement Lodha panel recommendations, says Rajeev Shukla,IPL Chairman.
1.30 pm: SP leader Naresh Agrawal refers to Pakistan occupied Kashmir as Azad Kashmir, in the Parliament.
1.15 pm: BJP nominated member Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from Rajya Sabha.
1.03 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM.
1.00 pm: Woman allegedly stripped, thrashed and her fingers hacked after her cow entered neighbor's field.
12.52 pm: The accused tried to offer us money but we want justice, we want them to be sentenced to death, says Brother of victim in Rohtak.
12.51 pm: Sent teams looking for accused in Bhiwani, victim said 5 accused are same who raped her in '13: SI, Women PS, Rohtak
12.49 pm: Gang rape victim allegedly raped again by the "same 5 accused" three years later
12.45 pm: Petitioner stated in PIL that in over 7 mental hospitals of country,around 300 normal persons are living pathetic life with the mentally ill.
12.44 pm: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has given notice in Rajya Sabha to discuss Kashmir Unrest issue. Discussion likely at 2 pm today.
12.43 pm: SC issues notices to UP,Kerala,Rajasthan,WB,Meghalaya and J&K on the issue of release of more than 300 normal persons from mental hospitals.
12.30 pm: All diesel vehicles plying for over 10 years banned in Delhi, effective immediately as NGT issues order.
12.20 pm: Maharashtra Assembly lower house adjourned for the day, following ruckus on the issue of Ahmednagar minor girl rape case.
12.18 pm: Maha CM in Assembly on Ahmednagar Minor Rape case: DNA sample of victim and accused has been collected and sent for forensic test.
12.08 pm: Business Advisory Committee of Rajya Sabha to meet today at 1 pm.
12 noon: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:13 PM.
11.55 am: AAP MLA Manoj Kumar appears before DCW in domestic violence case.
11.50 am: Ahmednagar gang rape case: Maharashtra CM says accused arrested, matter will be heard in fast track court. Ujjawal Nikam to be public prosecutor.
11.45 am: Opposition raised issue of Ahmednagar minor girl rape case, in lower house of Maharashtra assembly.
11.40 am: New Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain not abandoning 'leading role' in Europe.
11.30 am: 1 labourer dead, 3 buried under debris after an under-construction house collapsed in Mathura, rescue operations underway.
11.25 am: Monsoon rains trigger massive traffic jams in many parts of Delhi.
11.15 am: Lok Sabha adjourns till tomorrow on account of passing away of Dalpat Singh Paraste, Lok Sabha MP from Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh).
11.05 am: SC to pronounce its judgement on petitions challenging Justice Lodha committee recommendations at 2 PM today.
11.00 am: PM Narendra Modi introduces Ministers newly inducted in his cabinet, to the Lok Sabha.
10.50 am: CPI(M) issues notices in both Houses of Parliament over the Kashmir unrest and the price rise issue.
10.37 am: Government is ready to talk on every issue: PM Narendra Modi.
10.32 am: PM Narendra Modi arrives at the Parliament for Monsoon Session.
10.20 am: PDP legislator Mohammad Khalil Band injured after crowd attacks his vehicle while on his way to Srinagar.
9.50 am: Heavy rainfall slows down traffic in many parts of Delhi
9.20 am: Curfew in J&K continues for 10th consecutive day
Curfew in J&K continues for 10th consecutive day (Visuals from Srinagar) pic.twitter.com/Ir3mJbLxnk— ANI (@ANI_news) July 18, 2016
8.52 am: Fire broke out at Scope Minar building in Laxmi Nagar area in wee hours, has been extinguished.
8.27 am: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other party leaders perform 'Sewa' inside Golden Temple in Amritsar.
8.15 am: Donald Trump formally introduces Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate.
8.05 am: 2 dead and several injured after a bus overturned in Bareilly area of Uttar Pradesh last night.
8.00 am: Monsoon session of Parliament to begin today.