New Delhi, May 7: Amid controversy over Salman Khan's interim bail, at least 10 people were killed and many more were injured during an explosion at a cracker factory in West Bengal.
Follow all news updates in brief here on Thursday, May 7:
10.35 pm: Salman hit and run case: Complaint filed against singer Abhijeet for remarks against people sleeping on roads
9.47 pm: Terror politics making a return in Bengal; if we did what Mamata Banerjee is doing, she wouldn't have been chief minister: Sitaram Yechury to NDTV
9.25 pm: Delhi High Court Bar Association calls two-day strike over pecuniary jurisdiction issue
8.45 pm: Lok Sabha to take up the Land Acquisition Bill for consideration tomorrow (PTI)
8.05 pm: Everything is going smoothly and when we have something to share we shall: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar after meeting Mulayam Singh Yadav
7.22 pm: Former Gujarat Chief Secretary AK Jyoti to be appointed Election Commissioner
7.02 pm: PM Modi thanks Congress chief Sonia Gandhi after India-Bangladesh land boundary agreement is passed.
6.52 pm: PM Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude towards the opposition when Indo-Bangla Land Boundary Bill was passed in LS.
6.22 pm: Parliament clears bill to ratify the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh as Lok Sabha passes the measure (PTI)
5.50 pm: Karnataka High Court to give verdict on Jayalalithaa's appeal against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case before May 12
5.15 pm: Republican Party of India protests at singer Abhijeet's residence demanding an apology for his offensive tweets on Twitter
4:45 pm: True that relations with China have improved after Modi ji has become PM, said Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut.
4:25 pm: The people responsible are parents and teachers, said senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill.
4:15 pm: Sachin Tendulkar paid visit to BMW plant in Chennai.
4:02 pm: Old building collapsed in Bharuch (Gujarat) today morning, one dead & seven injured.
3:55 pm: Amendments to Juvenile Justice Act passed in Lok Sabha. The Bill will face its Rajya Sabha test on Monday.
3:31 pm: Pappu Yadav expelled from RJD.
3:15 pm: Sensex slips over 250 points, Nifty just 8 points above 8,000.
2:45 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee orders CID probe into Pingla blast.
2:22 pm: PM Narendra Modi hands over 27,000 homes to Tamils in Jaffna, participates in house warming ceremony.
2:11 pm: Alvira Khan and Salim Khan reach Galaxy apartments in Mumbai.
1:43 pm: Rupee hits 64/Dollar, Lowest in 20 Months.
1:29 pm: Bail is given to an accused, not a convict: Abha Singh (Sr. Lawyer) on Salman Khan.
1:20 pm: 7 out of 10 executive members of AAP's Haryana unit resign in protest over Naresh Baliyan's appointment as state incharge.
1:14 pm: Strictest possible action against anyone found guilty in SAI athletes attempted suicide, said Sports Minister.
1:08 pm: Raj Thackeray reaches Salman Khan's residence in Mumbai.
1:03 pm: Major scare on Jet Airways flight from Bangkok to Delhi, pilot was incapacitated mid-air.
1:00 pm: Massive protests were held in Srinagar by contractual Govt employees demanding regularization of salary. Police lathicharged and used tear gas shells, water cannons.
12:33 pm: Rahul Gandhi, while speaking about food park in Amethi, slammed Narendra Modi-led NDA government. He said that 'politics of revenge' happened in Amethi.
12:25 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh assures Rahul that he would look into the Amethi foodpark issue.
12:21 pm: Aamir Khan visits Salman at his residence a day after a court convicted Salman Khan in the 2002 hit and run case.
12:15 pm: A petition has been filed in Supreme Court against Salman Khan's interim bail which was granted by the Bombay High Court in connection with 2002 hit-and-run case.
12:10 pm: 45 miners have been trapped in a coal mine in Durgapur since Wednesday night. All miners were trapped due to technical snag in the elevator.
12:04 pm: On May 12, Rahul Gandhi will begin a 15 km padyatra in Telangana's Adilabad District covering 5 villages. His padyatra will begin from Wadial Village, informed his office.
11:45 am: Lok Sabha adjourns briefly amid Opposition protests demanding timely release of funds for MNREGA.
11:33 am: High Court issues notice to Punjab DGP, the state government and to Orbit aviation over Moga molestation case.
11:15 am: One woman athlete dies, 3 more critical after taking poison over alleged harassment by trainer at sports institute in Kerala.
11:00 am: In a major relief for the Congress Vice President, the Supreme Court of India today stayed a defamation proceeding against Rahul Gandhi.
10:45 am: Union I&B Minister Arun Jaitley launches e-Bharat/India & e-book of I&B Ministry in Delhi.
10:25 am: Govt is working for the people, said Govt officials while reacting against Congress President Sonia Gandhi's allegations that the govt's weakening the Right to Information act.
9:55 am: Narendra Modi-led NDA Govt will introduce the Black Money Bill in Lok Sabha today. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will move the Bill in the House.
9:44 am: Lokayukta Police file FIR against BS Yeddyurappa & HD Kumaraswamy over land deal.
9:25 am: Rahul Gandhi is expected to speak in Lok Sabha on the shutting of a food park in his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, said TV reports.
9:05 am: Despite Congress' walkout, GST bill has been passed in Lok Sabha, We certainly hope it will be passed in Rajya Sabha also, said BJP leader GVLN Rao.
8:35 am: DCW writes to Delhi top cop seeking intervention in the case involving AAP leader Kumar Vishwas. A letter has also been forwarded to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, said Barkha Shukla.
8:16 am: Cabinet clears amendment in Whistleblowers Protection Act to guard against disclosure affecting country's sovereignty and integrity.