Bengaluru, Apr 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address rallies in West Bengal's Basirhat and Howrah today.
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10.00 pm: Hand grenade lobbed inside Lamphel Police Station in Imphal (Manipur). No report of any casualty.
9.45 pm: A forest guard of forest Dept of Delhi govt has been arrested by ACB in a bribery case: Mukesh Meena, ACB Chief
9.30 pm: Delhi: CBI arrests a Project Manager of National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000.
8.45 pm: 3 passengers detained by Mumbai airport police for misbehaving (making video) with Indigo Air hostesses in Kolkata-Mumbai flight.
Police is registering case against 4 accused for misbehaving with Indigo Air hostesses. One accused is missing.— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2016
8.35 pm: It only suggests that 'Didi' (WB CM Mamata Banerjee) has already accepted her defeat: PM Modi in Howrah (WB)
8.30 pm: Whenever any election ends in nation we hear news that polls were conducted in a peaceful manner. But in WB after all 3 phases we heard news of how many were beaten up, what is all this?: PM Modi in Howrah
8.23 pm: Modiji while you attack Constitution, destroy institutions & undermine Democracy. Please remember people of U'khand & country are watching: Rahul Gandhi
8.16 pm: TMC leader Anwar Khan was found to be provoking the party supporters against ECI official. FIR was lodged and he was later arrested: ECI
8.15 pm: A case has been registered against ex-MP Mannan Hossain for violation of model code of conduct: Election Commission
8.10 pm: Election Commission ordered to file FIR against TMC's Razzak Molla over his derogatory remarks against BJP's Roopa Ganguly.
8.05 pm: A case has been registered against Mannan Hossain, ex-MP for violation of model code of conduct: Election Commission
7.50 pm: This is a very important verdict, what was done in Uttarakhand was against the constitution: Nitish Kumar, Bihar CM.
Dusre dal ka shasan inhe bardasht nahi hai, ye uss sarkar ko samapt karne ke liye kuch bhi kar sakte hain: Nitish Kumar— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2016
7.40 pm: We're filing an appeal (challenging Uttarakhand HC order), appeal is being prepared, it will be lodged in SC on Friday: AG Mukul Rohatgi.
7.31 pm: 79.22% voter turnout recorded in third phase of West Bengal assembly polls at 5 pm: ECI.
7.30 pm: We've nothing to do with disqualified MLAs, we're only concerned with the Presidential notification, says Mukul Rohatgi,AG.
Felt it ws time for me to move away & engage in other interests which I've harboured ovr past few yrs fr activities at global level-Pachauri— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2016
7.22 pm: Centre to move Supreme court against Uttarakhand HC's order tomorrow at 10:30AM: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to ANI.
7.21 pm: Few cases of throwing of crude bombs were also reported. FIRs have been lodged against culprits in all cases: ECI.
7.18 pm: In third phase of West Bengal assembly polls, there were some instances of clashes among the political workers, says Sandeep Saxena, ECI.
7.17 pm: RK Pachauri removed from TERI's Governing council and the organisation.
7.16 pm: Mallya to SC: Unseemly haste in suspending passport even before issuing a showcause notice and issuing a NBW are part of unfair media trial.
7.15 pm: Madhya Pradesh Govt directs all liquor shops in Ujjain be closed for a month during Simhastha Kumbh Mela 2016 (22nd April to 21st May).
7.14 pm: Cong gives notice under rule 267 in RS for 25th April for resolution to condemn Modi Govt over its attempt to destabilise Uttarakhand Govt.
6.21 pm: 27 Naxals including 3 women surrender before 45th and 46th Bn of ITBP and Police in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur.
6.20 pm: Four custom inspectors of ICD convicted and sentenced to 6 years imprisonment and total fine of RS 10 lakh for fictitious payment to a firm.
6.01 pm: Dehradun: Harish Rawat arrives at Raj Bhavan to meet Governor.
5.33 pm: I will share details of the assets with the Supreme Court. However please do not share it with the banks, Mallya tells Supreme Court.
5.31 pm: The loans to Kingfisher airlines were not given on the basis of my assets.
5.30 pm: Vijay Mallya tells court that banks have no right to ask for details of his assets.
5.27 pm: TMC workers allege that Babul Supriyo entered the poll booth with a large group of people.
5.15 pm: The place was crowded so I was just asking the women to move fast,baseless allegation, says Babulal Gaur,MP Home Minister.
5.00 pm: Anticipating that Centre would move to Supreme Court against Uttarakhand HC verdict, Harish Rawat files caveat in SC.
4.57 pm: Congress leader S M Hidayathullah quits party stating that he has not been given ticket to contest in upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly election
4.56 pm: Paris suspect Abdeslam charged over Brussels shootout
4.45 pm: This judgement teaches and reminds us that those eyeing Himachal or Manipur must learn to control their greed, says Congress.
4.33 pm: Congress is proud of judicial system to whom alone and aggrieved citizen of country can turn for relief in times of stress, says AM Singhvi on Uttarakhand row.
4.15 pm: The verdict of Uttarakhand High Court is not just a victory for the Congress party but a victory for democracy, says Ahmed Patel, Congress.
4.00 pm: HC restored the position of Harish Rawat as on March 27 whn President's rule was imposed, says KC Kaushik,H Rawat's lawyer.
3.59 pm: On 29th April during floor test it will be proved that Harish Rawat is in minority: Kailash Vijayvargiya,BJP General Secretary on Uttarakhand row.
3.58 pm: Attorney General and Solicitor General were unprepared,we should appoint new people-Subramanian Swamy,BJP on Uttarakhand row.
3.33 pm: MeT department report for Telangana: Heat wave conditions likely to prevail over isolated places in Adilabad,Nizamabad, Karimnagar Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Medak and Warangal in next 48 hours.
3.25 pm: BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya's meeting with party spokespersons underway at BJP headquarters in Delhi over Uttarakhand row.
3.17 pm:Uttarakhand assembly floor test to be conducted on April 29
3.00 pm: Salute judiciary for upholding truth and law, says Indira Hridayesh,Congress on President's rule set aside in Uttarakhand.
2.59 pm: Hemant Karkare's investigation clearly showed involvement of Pragya Thakur,Sunil Joshi and others, says Digvijaya Singh.
2.45 pm: Central BJP leadership waiting for verdict of Uttarakhand court,they will assess and then decide.Will claim to prove majority, says Sources.
2.30 pm: Fire break out in the bushes near ISBT (Kashmere Gate) in Delhi. Fire tenders working to douse flames.
2.16 pm: Congress summons all its Uttarakhand MLAs to Dehradun in Uttarakhand Political crisis
2.15 pm: 56.08% voting in the third phase of polling in West Bengal till 1pm.
2.03 pm: He brought an accused to office for questioning last night, he killed my husband and fled from spot: Deceased policeman's wife Damini.
2.02 pm: Fake currency worth 30 crores recovered in India in last one year.
2.01 pm: Gujarat: Policeman murdered at crime branch office in Ahmedabad
2.00 pm: Haryana: 1000 litres of water used for preparing helipad for CM Manohar Lal Khattar's chopper in Yamunanagar.
1.59 pm: Bombay HC refuses to transfer Pratyusha Banerjee case to Crime branch, asked police to report progress of probe to HC,next hearing on May 4.
1.53 pm: Nasik: Women enter and pray inside the inner sanctum of Trimbakeshwar Temple(Early morning visuals).
1.52 pm: 3rd phase of West Bengal poll: Police team visits a polling booth in North Kolkata after complaint of booth capture.
1.51 pm: Reply of Ms Mamata Banerjee to the commission's notice for violation of model code of conduct has been received,is being examined: EC.
1.50 pm: AG appearing for TRAI to SC 'Telecos earn 250 cr/day from calls,while impact of call drop penalty to be is just 0.4% of telcos revenue.
1.48 pm: Compensation for call drop matter:AG appearing for TRAI to SC 'Service providers don't care abt money loss to subscribers due to call drops'.
1.47 pm: Compensation for call drop matter: AG appearing for TRAI to SC '4-5 service providers running á cartel of billion subscribers'.
1.35 pm: Encounter between security forces & terrorists underway in J&K's Pulwama.
1.13 pm: Shoma Banerjee's lawyer K T Thomas in Bombay HC says that Rahul Raj withdrew money from Pratyusha's account, he was having her debit cards.
1.05 pm: Encounter between security forces and terrorists underway in Hakripora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.
1.02 pm: Fire breaks out at Lady Harding hospital in Panchkuian Road (Delhi). 5 fire tenders present at the spot.
1.00 pm: I don't have time to respond to such useless things, says Rupa Ganguly,BJP on TMC's Rezzak Mollah's remarks against her.
12.45 pm: Maharashtra Government lawyer opposes the transfer of the Pratyusha Banerjee case to Mumbai Police Crime branch, citing previous HC orders.
12.31 pm: Two convicts of 2002-03 Mumbai blasts case, Atif Mulla and Hasib Mulla have filed appeals in Bombay High Court against their conviction.
12.15 pm: Enforcement Directorate writes to MEA seeking assistance in bringing back Vijay Mallya to India through diplomatic channels, says Sources.
12.07 pm: Dilip Kumar discharged from Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai.
11.55 am: Delhi-Simla Air connectivity matter:Supreme Court directs DGCA to consult with Airline operators to ensure that Shimla is connected to Delhi.
11.45 am: We have agreed on increased interaction and better management on borders, says Manohar Parrikar on his China visit.
11.33 am: Women activists enter Trimbakeshwar Temple and break 300-year-old tradition.
11.08 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at the 10th Civil Services Day awards ceremony.
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at the 10th Civil Services Day awards ceremony. pic.twitter.com/2U7MGvI8pI— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2016
10.55 am: Income Tax dept starts process of recovery of Rs 750 crore from Asaram Bapu and Narayan Sai.
10.35 am: Chandigarh admin to review and revise its new policy on regulation nightlife. This comes after a ban on short skirts in discos.
10.07 am: BJP MP Anurag Thakur will raise the Ishrat Jahan issue in the forthcoming Parliament session.
9.55 am: India's golden girl Dipa Karmakar arrives at Delhi, 1st Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics.
9.25 am: Income Tax Department seizes Rs.1 crore 34 lakhs from two persons in Coimbatore (TN) travelling to Kerala in a bus. Both being questioned.
8.50 am: Delhi Police issues 3 notifications of alert in the Capital after inputs from IB and MHA. The alert will be effective for 60 days.
8.32 am: 1 CPI(M) worker dies after a crude bomb was allegedly hurled by TMC workers in Murshidabad district, WB.
8.25 am: Encounter in Kupwara: 2 terrorists neutralised, more terrorists holed up.
8.00 am: People in large numbers outside a polling booth in Murshidabad for voting in the third phase of West Bengal election.
People in large numbers outside a polling booth in Murshidabad for voting in the third phase of West Bengal election pic.twitter.com/8GiHmnEdOP— ANI (@ANI_news) April 21, 2016