Follow more news updates on Thursday, Nov 20:
10.45 pm: Cabinet approves North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for 6 states (Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,Tripura & Nagaland)
9.55 pm: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to NDTV: Have nothing against Santosh Rastogi, he is my colleague.
9.05 pm: PM Modi's public meetings in Nepal unlikely to go ahead. Nepal government says Mr Modi's visits to Janakpur, Lumbini are off
8.40 pm: Cabinet approves pacts with SAARC countries on power, tourism and Railways: Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
8.30 pm: We should be allowed to offer prayers at the Taj Mahal: Lucknow Eidgah Maulana Firangi Mahali
7.50 pm: Jammu & Kashmir: 3 terrorists killed in a brief exchange of fire with CRPF and police in Tral
7.42 pm: Israel issues orders to destroy homes of Palestinian synagogue attackers.
7:30 pm: Five Indian fishermen return to India after being released by Lankan government
6:50 pm: I haven't named any officer: Sinha on naming a DIG-level officer appearing to be a 'mole' before SC
6:15 pm: Amitabh Bachchan addresses the International Film Festival of India 2014
5:25 pm: "Rampal is being taken to Hisar for further investigations," says DGP SN Vasisht
5.04 pm: 3 drug-peddlers arrested in Kupwara and Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir; 475 bottles of Codeine Phosphate recovered from them
4:40 pm: The cops have arrested all three accused who allegedly attacked the 22-year-old youth from Manipur in Bangalore
4.30 pm: Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif says India is trying to hide its own atrocities in Kashmir by accusing Islamabad.
3:55 pm: Senior-most officer in the investigating team of the 2G scam will take over the role of CBI Director in the case: Supreme Court
3:30 pm: Burdwan blast: Key accused produced in court
3:20 pm: 'Godman' Rampal sent to judicial custody by Punjab and Haryana High Court, next hearing on November 28
2:45 pm: Haryana government to submit comprehensive report on Rampal by November 28th
1:55 pm: JK CM Omar Abdullah files nomination from Beerwah Assembly constituency in Budgam district.
1:45 pm: Punjab and Haryana High Court to hear case against Rampal at 2 pm.
1.30 pm: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to address rallies in Bandipora and Ramban districts of #JammuandKashmir on Nov 21 ahead of the 1st poll phase, said JKPCC chief Saifuddin Soz.
12:30 pm: Local police acted very swiftly, they arrested 1 in night, 2 were arrested in morning: MN Reddy, Police Commissioner on attack on NE student.
1:05 pm: I am not a political person and neither I have any interest in entering politics-Kiran Bedi.
12:00 pm: Uri-II power project, a hydro-power generating station in Baramullah in north Kashmir, was shut down on Thursday morning following an outbreak of a fire. PM Narendra Modi had inaugurated the 240-megawatt station in July.
11:55 am: CBI takes serious objection to Director Ranjit Sinha calling DIG Rastogi a 'mole'.
11:45 am: I can also be murdered any day, none of us is safe today. We are becoming intolerant as a society, Binalakshmi Neparam, Activist on NE attacks.
11:30 am: More than 700 complaints filed with Delhi Police of NE ppl attacked in 2014 alone, we are saddened, Binalakshmi Neparam, Activist.
11:15 am: Compliments to both Govts, but we need to find long term solution for this problem-Jay Panda, BJD on Srilanka releasing Indian fishermen.
11:06 am: Welcome decision by Sri Lanka, but for BJP to pat its back is bit of a stretch, its due to India's decades old diplomacy, says Manish Tewari.
10:41 am: CBI carries out raids in Bishnupur,South 24 Parganas in connection with Saradha scam.
10:25 am: These activities are not acceptable, such kind of saints should be boycotted by the people- Baba Ramdev on Sant Rampal controversy.
10:05 am: Punjab&Haryana HC cancels bail of Rampal in 2006 Murder case.
9:40 am: PhD Scholar from Manipur, Zingram Kengoo found murdered at his residence in Kotla, Delhi.
9:14 am: Samuel, 22-year old student from Manipur assaulted yesterday night,admitted to hospital in Bangalore. Police register case.
8:55 am: Sri Sri Ravishankar visits relief camps in Erbil, Iraq.
8:30 am: Dense Fog in Srinagar.
8:00 am: Fire breaks out in a furniture market in Shaheen Bagh in Delhi. More than 20 fire tenders at the spot.
7:46 am: Happy that administration got support of media and locals in this operation-M L Khattar, Haryana CM on Rampal's arrest.
7:30 am: PM Modi received by EAM Sushma Swaraj upon arrival in Delhi.