Bengaluru, Mar 15: With the Lok Sabha giving its nod, Parliament on Tuesday passed the Real Estate Bill which, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said, will help bring down property prices and give more credibility to functioning of the real estate sector.
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10:24 pm: Ayush ministry filed a formal complaint with Delhi Police asking them to probe the alleged 'fake' RTI query.
10:10 pm: I have filed a complaint with the Cyber Police Station in Mumbai: Vijay Mallya on interview to a newspaper.
We've received application frm Vijay Mallya's representative at PS,will be referred fr further follow up:Mumbai Police Cyber Cell DCP to ANI— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2016
10:00 pm: We've received application frm Vijay Mallya's representative at PS,will be referred fr further follow up: Mumbai Police Cyber Cell DCP to ANI.
9:20 pm: Foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan exchanged courtesies at dinner of SAARC Foreign Secretaries in Pokhara (Nepal).
Foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan after the dinner of SAARC FSs in Pokhara (Nepal) pic.twitter.com/IPN1DVjlG2— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2016
9:05 pm: Congress-led UDF is choosing its candidates in democratic manner. Cong is trying to bring new faces & young candidates this time: AK Antony.
9:00 pm: BJP is trying to open its account in Kerala, but it is nowhere in the scene: AK Antony on Kerala assembly elections.
8:40 pm: Farmers block a railway track in Hubli (Karnataka) over Kalasa Banduri Canal issue.
8:30 pm: Freight train derails near Shikohabad railway station in Firozabad distt, trains on Delhi-Kanpur route affected.
Meri gardan pe chhuri rakhe koi tab bhi bolungi "Bharat Mata Ki Jai", mar ke bhi bolungi: Najma Heptulla, Union Min pic.twitter.com/UlXlMMZjiy— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2016
8:20 pm: Deans of 5 Schools of JNU write to VC, say they were not given details of charges made against students or degree of punishment recommended.
8:15 pm: The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Lok Sabha.
7:57 pm: India-China troops hold Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) in Damai on the Chinese side.
7:50 pm: Former CEO of KFA, A Raghunathan, and CFO of UB Group being interrogated by CBI in Mumbai.
7:40 pm: Police Horse (Dehradun) medical report: Dr.Arup Das.Professor,GB Pant Univ,(veterinary surgery) & his team of 4 doctors operated for 3 hours.
Police Horse (injured during BJP protest in Dehradun) medical report: Operation successful.Bt there is a need of careful post operative care— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2016
7:30 pm: Kathmandu: Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar met Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli, earlier today.
7:25 pm: "Will always remember Former President Dr.Abdul Kalam who went to Chennai soon after his retirement,to pursue work he loved most-teaching," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the farewell ceremony of retiring members of Rajya Sabha.
PM Narendra Modi speaking at farewell ceremony of retiring members Of Rajya Sabha pic.twitter.com/aNYwaeZtLx— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2016
Delhi: PM Narendra Modi at farewell ceremony of retiring members of Rajya Sabha. pic.twitter.com/hfMNvC9Okv— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2016
7:05 pm: Congress releases first list of 65 candidates for upcoming Assam assembly elections.
6.34 pm: I disagree with his (Asaduddin Owaisi) remark, such kind of remarks should be condemned says Javed Akhtar.
6.30 pm: Fire breaks out at an electric sub-station in Ludhiana
6.15 pm: Three people threaten #KanhaiyaKumar during JNU Mandi House protest, detained by Police.
6.00 pm: Special PMLA Court sends Chhagan Bhujbal to 2-day custody of ED.
5.40 pm: India's Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan to be summoned by Pak MOFA over denial of travel permits to five Pakistani officials
5.30 pm: CBI files chargesheet against suspended Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh in a Ghaziabad court.
5.27 pm: Two people threaten Kanhaiya Kumar during JNU Mandi House protest, detained by Police in Delhi.
5.15 pm: During hearing, Centre justified notification banning drugs, says Govt empowered under Drugs & Cosmetics Act, to file affidavit by Friday
5.00 pm: ED in special court seeks 3 day custody of Chhagan Bhujbal saying that his investments as alleged in ACB chargesheet need to be found out.
4.48 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked the Army to take up the issue of Chinese transgressions with Chinese authorities, says Sources.
4.39 pm: Counsel for Jaitley opposed contentions of AAP leaders, says its a delaying tactic. Next hearing on March 29 in Arun Jaitley defamation case.
4.15 pm: Arun Jaitley defamation case in HC, says AAP leaders oppose electronic evidence filed by Arun Jaitley against CM Kejriwal and 5 others.
4.13 pm: We are very happy and will hold special prayers-Sunita Kumar,Missionaries of Charity on Mother Teresa.
4.00 pm: Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar arrives in Pokhara for the SAARC Council of Ministers' meeting in Nepal.
3.40 pm: Karnataka is the prosecuting state, that is settled. The question of locus standi on whether Karnataka can file an appeal or not in the Jayalalithaa D A case does not arise. It was the Supreme Court which had first transferred the case to Karnataka.
The trial was held in Karnataka and the High Court of Karnataka became the appellant court. The prosecutor was appointed from Karnataka and this question was never raised at the appeal stage in the High Court.
Moreover, the Supreme Court had once again passed an order in which it made it clear that Karnataka was the prosecuting state.
3.35 pm: Mother Teresa to be canonized (elevation to sainthood) on 4th September 2016 in Rome.
3.20 pm: Pope Francis approves Mother Teresa elevation to sainthood.
3.15 pm: WB CM Mamata Banerjee addressing a rally in Darjeeling.
3.06 pm: Chhagan Bhujbal (arrested in money laundering case) being taken for a medical check up before he is taken to court.
2.50 pm: Author Arundhati Roy arrives at an AISA protest march at Mandi House in New Delhi.
2.48 pm: National Herald Case - Delhi HC issues notice to Subramanian Swamy on petition by Motilal Vora. Hearing on April 4
2.46 pm: JNU row - Umar Khalid files bail plea in lower court.
2.45 pm: I've been issued a showcause notice which doesn't have any mention of rustication. I've been asked to respond by 5 PM tomorrow, says Kanhaiya Kumar.
2.43 pm: Posters demanding release of students Anirban Bhattacharya and Umar Khalid seen in JNU campus.
2.35 pm: Delhi High Court dismisses plea seeking direction for an IB probe against Kanhaiya Kumar for his allegedly seditious remarks.
2.33 pm: Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya's judicial custody extended for 14 days by Delhi Court.
2.15 pm: Four people detained in connection with the murder of Congress worker Sunil Kumar in Alappuzha(Kerala).
2.10 pm: First group of Russian planes flies out of Syria base, says Russian defence ministry.
2.08 pm:Farmers stop three trains at Hubli Railway station (Karnataka) demanding PM's intervention in resolving Kalasa, says Banduri Water Dispute issue.
2.00 pm: Farmers stop three trains at Hubli Railway station (Karnataka) demanding PM's intervention in resolving Kalasa-Banduri Water Dispute issue.
1.30 pm: Recommend reduction of size of warning to 50% on cigarette packets and only on one side on beedis, says BJP MP Dilip Gandhi.
1.20 pm: Delays have hurt the DA case against Jayalalithaa. After the trial court verdict which convicted her the High Court reversed the order without any proper reasoning says B V Acharya.
1.05 pm: Congress worker Sunil Kumar hacked to death by alleged DYFI activists in Alappuzha (Kerala).
1.00 pm: B V Acharya, special public prosecutor for Karnataka commences arguments in Jayalalithaa D A case. He tells the Supreme Court that Jayalalithaa did everything to delay the case. All efforts were made to delay the case as much as possible and now there should not be any further delay.
12.59 pm: How can the locus standi of Karnataka be questioned asks B V Acharya. It is Karnataka which is the prosecuting state. It was the Supreme Court which transferred the case to Karnataka and hence Jayalalithaa cannot question our right in filing the appeal.
Pointing out that Jayalalithaa did everything everything to delay the case, Acharya said that she recorded her first statement only after the Supreme Court intervened in this case. Prior to that she never gave her statement. This was a delaying tactic.
12.58 pm: How did 76 witnesses in the case turn hostile, B V Acharya asks. When Jayalalithaa was the Chief Minister in 2001 she ensured that the case of delayed. She became CM twice during the pendency of the D A case.
12.55 pm: SC also asks Swamy to make Air india, Indigo,Spice jet and FIA as parties in the petition, court to hear case again on July 29.
12.44 pm: Bangladesh are playing good cricket so we have to come out really strong to beat them tomorrow, says Waqar Younis on WT20.
12.30 pm: Uproar in Lok Sabha over Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh.
12.26 pm: Swaraj Abhiyan in its petition had raised the issue of compensation to farmers affected by drought in 11 states.
12.15 pm: PIL filed against Asaduddin Owaisi under IPC 124 A in Allahabad High Court.
12.00 pm: Hardik Patel's bail plea rejected by Surat sessions court in Sedition Case.
11.56 am: The matter has been taken up inside the Assembly, says NCP Chief Sharad Pawar on Chhagan Bhujbal
11.50 am: One passenger train's engine derailed today morning in Dantewada district, Chhattisgarh. No casualties reported.
11.46 am: Proceedings in Maharashtra Assembly adjourned for 20 minutes after protest by joint opposition on Chhagan Bhujbal's arrest.
11.45 am: BSP Chief Mayawati demands Bharat Ratna for Kanshi Ram, says his sacrifice should be respected.
11.43 am: Congress Andhra Pradesh MPs protest in Rajya Sabha demanding special status for the state.
11.42 am: Htin Kyaw, longtime confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi, wins majority of votes in Myanmar's presidential election: AP.
11.35 am: Maharashtra Sadan scam: NCP workers protest outside Maharashtra Assembly over Chhagan Bhujbal's arrest by ED.
11.00 am: The Enforcement Directorate has called former IDBI chairman Yogesh Agarwal for questioning in connection with the loan case involving Kingfisher Airlines.
10.50 am: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warns of impending nuclear and rocket tests (PTI).
9.53 am: UP Police revokes the ban on DJ music systems playing for Holi festival celebrations.
9.20 am: Congress to raise "Andhra Pradesh special status" issue in Lok Sabha today.
9.00 am: 6 more non bailable warrants issued against Vijay Mallya and KFA ex-CFO in cheque bounce case.
8.36 am: Jammu-Srinagar national highway, which was blocked due to landslide, cleared for vehicular movement.
8.12 am: Six dead and 30 injured as bus rammed into a tree in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada late last night. Condition of two remains critical.
8.00 am: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to hold an election rally in Kurseong today.