Sept 15: Supreme Court to hear plea on the ongoing protests against the court's verdict on the Cauvery water sharing dispute. Meanwhile, State visit of Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal to India to begin today.
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12.00: Supporters gather outside Shivpal Yadav's residence after he gave his resignation.
11.45 pm: This is political drama, which is affecting the state's development: BJP on Shivpal Yadav's resignation
11.30 pm: Petrol price increases by Rs. 0.58/litre; diesel price decreases by Rs. 0.31/litre.
11.15 pm: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav rejects Shivpal Yadav's resignation.
11.00 pm: SP parliamentary board meeting will resolve the issues;Akhileshji & Shivpalji will start working together:R Mehrotra
10.58 pm: 7.87 Billion euro Rafale deal to be signed on September 23.
10.35 pm: Shivpal Yadav resigns from the UP government, quits as SP state unit president.
9.50 pm: Want to thank PM Modi, EAM Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu: T Gopalkrishna's elder brother.
9.30 pm: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav reaches to meet SP president Mulayam Singh Yadav in Lucknow.
9.00 pm: At least 6 dead, 22 injured after a state transport bus rammed into a stationary truck in Godhra.
Gujarat: 6 dead, 22 injured after a state transport bus rammed into a stationary truck in Godhra. (Earlier visuals) pic.twitter.com/4QMGYqtXXe— ANI (@ANI_news) September 15, 2016
8.30 pm: Bollywood stars Rishi Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor push media persons at Ganesh visarjan in Mumbai.
8.00 pm: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan participates in Ganpati visarjan in Bhopal.
7.50 pm: Shivpal Yadav met UP CM Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow, meeting got over in 15 minutes.
7.40 pm: India-Nepla relation:We want to have relationship based on trust, says Nepal Foreign Affairs Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat
7.32 pm: Visiting Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal meets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in Delhi today.
7:28 pm: Law will take its course, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Shahabuddin issue.
7:17 pm: People's problem is secondary to AAP government, their political motive is much more important: Arvinder Singh Lovely, Congress.
7:10 pm: We still believe that he is alive: Wife of Muthukrishnan (Coast Guard officer onboard missing IAF AN-32).
6:56 pm: Entire state is peaceful; life has come to normal in Bengaluru. No incidents reported in other parts of state: K'taka HM G. Parameshwara.
6:50 pm: 10yr old girl dies after a rod accidently fell on her at a construction site at Attari Border where she had come to witness retreat ceremony.
6:40 pm: Delhi: Finance Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth meets PM Narendra Modi.
6.28 pm: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis immerses Ganpati Idol in an artificial pond to create environmental awareness.
6.16 pm: Indian Coast Guard chopper conducts aerial surveillance over Girgaum beach where immersion activity takes place.
6.10 pm: CBI arrests a Sub-Inspector, Railway Protection Force (RPF), Jakhal (Haryana) along with a private person in a bribery case of Rs.10,000.
6.00 pm: It is an unfortunate and sad incident, says BSF on death of a girl at Attari border after rod fell on her accidentally.
5.47 pm: CBI registers a case against unknown persons in Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan murder case.
5.30 pm: MCD's job is to prevent diseases like Chikungunya & Dengue and we are doing it properly: Punit Goel (SDMC Comm).
5.25 pm: Whether a govt is formed at Centre or in any state, people have expectations with them: Rajnath Singh, Home Minister.
5.10 pm: The sport should be clean and we should have the best anti doping system as it sets an example for all the kids: Rafael Nadal on doping.
5.08 pm: 10 kg IED recovered from Pankhajur area of Chhattisgarh, it was later defused.
5.05 pm: Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni to play against Feliciano Lopez & Marc Lopez on second day of Davis cup in Delhi.
5.04 pm: If Pak is serious about expediting Mumbai terror attack trial then they'll follow our suggestions in the letter, says MEA.
5.03 pm: Chief Minister Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes his Ganpati idol for immersion #GanpatiVisarjan
5.02 pm: CBI has arrested two then Directors of a Kolkata based private company in an ongoing investigation relating to one of the Chit Fund Cases.
4.55 pm: There has been no reply yet: Vikas Swarup, MEA on FS's letter to his Pak counterpart dated 6th Sep.
4.49 pm: If Pak is serious about expediting Mumbai terror attack trial then they'll follow our suggestions in the letter: MEA.
4.48 pm: Will soon be 8 yrs since that dastardly attack, FS wrote to bring guilty to book, to expedite trial thru co-op through legal channels: MEA.
4.47 pm: Foreign Secy recently wrote to his Pak counterpart suggesting ways to expedite Mumbai terror attack trial, letter delivered on 9th Sep: MEA.
4.43 pm: EAM Sushma Swaraj will address the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 26: MEA.
4.42 pm: Mumbai MET department issues "heavy to very heavy rain" warning for today, tomorrow & day after tomorrow in Mumbai.
4.22 pm: People can't take law onto themselves; it's obligation of authorities of both states to take preventive action, says SC on Cauvery Issue.
4.17 pm: SC says, we expect people from both states to maintain peace,harmony and above all dignity and respect for low;next hearing on Sept 20 on Cauvary issue.
4.15 pm: US 'not fulfilling' Syria agreement: Russian military.
3.45 pm: "It's duty of states to see that no agitation and damage take place," said SC on Cauvery Issue.
3.30 pm: You can experiment with Pink ball in both 20-20 & ODI's but at least leave one format of the game: Gautam Gambhir.
3.15 pm: I don't play for selection, my job is to play & score runs: Gautam Gambhir on not being selected for test team in Delhi.
3.01 pm: HM Rajnath Singh speaking at 'Shraddhanjali Sabha' of former MP Late Harikewal Prasad Kushwaha.
2.55 pm: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi pays respect to Former Uttar Pradesh CM Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna in Allahabad.
2.45 pm: Not necessary to take Mayawati's suggestion (that Mulayam should retire from politics), she should keep it with herself: Shivpal Yadav, SP
2.41 pm: On being asked if he is fine with Akhilesh being SP's UP CM face for 2017 elections, Shivpal says "I accept whatever decision netaji takes"
2.28 pm: We all have to remain united, it is election time and we have to form Govt again in 2017: Shivpal Yadav,SP
2.27 pm: In what circumstances did he (CM) take this decision, we can't raise a question mark over that: Shivpal Yadav on withdrawal of departments
2.26 pm: Decision of departments allocation is of the CM. It is his right: Shivpal,SP about withdrawal of his departments
2.25 pm: One 7.65 mm pistol, grenade and ammunition recovered from the duo that had been carrying out extortion and unlawful activities.
2.23 pm: The operation led to the apprehension of Binod Gowla who is SS Deputy C-in-C and one cadre of National Socialist Council of Adivasi.
2.23 pm: Red Horns Division carried out operations in East Karbi Anglong district of Assam along with police: Army
2.22 pm: Update: Fire at Hiranandani Tower in Kandivali is now under control.
2.19 pm: Whenever I sought an appointment with CM Akhilesh, I got it. I didnt know that I would be made state President so soon: Shivpal Yadav, SP
2.17 pm: Netaji se humesha baat hoti hai, jab chahte hain tab baat hojaati hai: Shivpal Yadav, SP
2.16 pm: And I accepted that. Netaji took that decision carefully and after consideration surely: Shivpal Yadav, SP
2.14 pm: Nobody can challenge netaji's decisions. In 2011, when I was state pres ,back then I was removed & Akhilesh was given responsibility: Shivpal
2.11 pm: If I am given a responsibility, I will work to the fullest for it: Shivpal Yadav, SP
2.10 pm: Party koi musibat mein nahin hai: Shivpal Yadav
2.09 pm: Whoever is given responsibility, whatever it be..we have to follow that: Shivpal Yadav,
2.05 pm: Nobody trapped in Hiranandani Tower fire as such, building is fully evacuated, extinguishing and search operation is on, says Fire department.
1.57 pm: 20 vehicles involved in Hiranandani Tower fire fighting ops, including fire engines, water tankers and other vehicles. No casualties as yet.
1.53 pm: 13 accused undergoing trial in the LeT Bangalore case have been convicted by the NIA special court at Bangalore today.
1.38 pm: Level II fire at 22nd floor of Hiranandani tower. 4 fire tenders, 2 ambulance & 3 water tankers reach the spot.
1.26 pm: Girgaum beach: Even as rain lashes Mumbai, people are on the streets to take their Ganpati for Visarjan.
1.25 pm: Madhya Pradesh minister Lalita Yadav suffers injuries on her shoulder after her car rammed into a wall in Sagar city.
1.16 pm: Fire breaks out at Hiranandani Tower in Kandivali West, Mumbai.
1.10 pm: A Sukhoi war plane of IAF landed at Agartala airport today to check facility of landing & takeoff during war: Official of AAI.
1.05 pm: The Railway Police says that the situation at the railway stations across Karnataka is peaceful and all trains are running as per schedule.
12.59 pm: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's Kisaan Yatra in Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh).
12.38 pm: The police at Bengaluru have detained pro Kannada activist Vatal Nagraj and several other members of the Kannada Rakshana vedike.
12.31 pm: There are some people who take advantage of Netaji's simplicity, and these people dont have party's well being in mind: Ramgopal Yadav.
12.10 pm: Justice C Nagappan of ths Supreme Court has recused himself from hearing a matter seeking directions to improve law and order situation in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Justice Nagappan is from Tamil Nadu. Matter to be posted before appropriate bench.
12.00 pm: Karnataka Rakshana Vedike stage "Rail Roko" protest in Bengaluru.Vatal Nagraj & other Pro Kannada Activists detained.
Karnataka Rakshana Vedike stage "Rail Roko" protest in Bengaluru.Vatal Nagraj & other Pro Kannada Activists detained pic.twitter.com/ZucHPw7Bbh— ANI (@ANI_news) September 15, 2016
11.10 am: There was a minor misunderstanding, nothing else. I will meet UP CM, ask him what he meant about "bahri logh": Ram Gopal Yadav.
10.55 am: Maharashtra: People taking Ganpati idol for Visarjan in Nagpur.
Maharashtra: People taking Ganpati idol for Visarjan in Nagpur. pic.twitter.com/Ed39MElaIh— ANI (@ANI_news) September 15, 2016
10.40 am: SC set aside death sentence given to convicted Govindachamy in Soumya murder case however held him guilty of rape.
9.55 am: Two Indians who were held captive in Libya last year have been rescued says Sushma Swaraj. Gopalkrishna and Balram were abducted in Libya last year.
9.33 am: Additional forces pressed into service at Mandya railway station where the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike is staging a protest. Earlier several protestors were detained.
9.15 am: 6 dead, 150 hurt after Karachi-bound Awam Express collided with a freight train near Multan (Pakistan), officials say - Geo News
8.40 am: All trains are running as per schedule. There is no cause for panic says Railway Police in Karnataka.
8.30 am: Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit Andaman islands at around 2:30 AM (Coordinated Universal Time), 8:00 am local time.
8.13 am: Security has been stepped up at all railway stations ahead of the rail roko protest in Karnataka. Security is particularly high at the Mandya railway station. Pro-Kannada activists have called for a rail roko to protest the Supreme Court's verdict which ordered the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.
8.00 am: Supreme Court to hear plea on the ongoing protests against the court's verdict on the Cauvery water sharing dispute.