Aug 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jammu & Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti meeting to take place today. Meanwhile, earthquake tremors with magnitude 4.6 felt in parts of Himachal Pradesh at 6:45 am on Saturday morning.
Get all the latest news updates of the day:
6.15 pm: CID probe ordered in Murshidabad hospital fire.
6.00 pm: Last year we had 7.6% growth, hoping to get closer to 8%: Shaktikanta Das (Secy, Economic Affairs)
5.48 pm: "Tum kitne (Akbar) Bugti maaroge, har ghar se Bugti nikalega," slogan raised at overseas Baloch protest in Germany.
5.25 pm: Syria: Barrel bombs kill at least 15 civilians in Aleppo.
4.55 pm: HM Rajnath Singh addressed a public rally in Mysuru.
4.30 pm: Overseas Baloch raise Indian flag while protesting against Pakistan in Germany.
4.00 pm: Murshidabad hospital fire: WB CM has announced Rs.2 lakh compensation for next of kin of those who lost their lives.
3.40 pm: Committe to probe Murshidabad Medical College & Hospital fire, CM personally monitoring the situation.
3.30 pm: Pakistan: 22 MPs appointed as special envoys to highlight plight of Kashmiri pandits.
3.15 pm: Bihar: Myanmar President Htin Kyaw visits Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya.
Bihar: Myanmar President Htin Kyaw visits Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya. pic.twitter.com/Qoafifoeup— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2016
3.00 pm: NDRF has deployed 21 flood rescue teams in Bihar and 19 teams in Uttar Pradesh.
2.50 pm: National herald case: All accused have to file response on Subramanian Swamy's application within 2 weeks. Next date of hearing 4 Oct.
2.10 pm: We did send invite to India but it did not move forward. We do feel the need for talks on Kashmir issue, ANI quotes Abdul Basit.
1.57 pm: Food packets dropped in flood affected areas of Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.
1.45 pm: Delhi: Boy goes missing from Hindu Rao Hospital, allegedly picked up by a woman, alert issued.
1.40 pm: Moscow: At least 16 dead in warehouse fire.
1.30 pm: Turkey: Three former senior diplomats arrested over coup plot.
1.15 pm: Cauvery water dispute: All party meeting begins in Bengaluru.
1.10 pm: West Bengal: One killed, several feared trapped as fire breaks out in the medicines dept of a Govt hospital in Murshidabad.
1.05 pm: Mild earthquake felt in in Gujarat's Junagadh,Porbander and Kutch regions.
1.00 pm: J&K CM's statements and behaviour is out of line with the reality and facts: Mustafa Kamal,NC.
12.50 pm: Need to develop a sports culture, so I welcome PM Modi's decision to form a task force: K Kavitha,TRS.
12.40 pm: Case filed against actor Ramaya for comment on Pakistan, Coorg court to hear plea on October 19.
12.30 pm: Onion prices sharply falling, so farmers in Maharashtra suffering: Nitin Gadkari.
12.15 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh visits ITM UNiversity in Gwalior.
12.05 pm: Separatists should also come forward and help in saving lives of the innocent youth: Mehbooba Mufti
12.00: Kerala: Vigilance court ordered to continue the investigation against K M Mani in bar bribery case.
11.43 am: PM took initiative, Rajnath Singh took initiative, they went to Pakistan; now it's up to Pakistan to respond, says Mehbooba Mufti.
11.30 am: PM Modi like all of us is very concerned with the situation in J&K: CM Mehbooba Mufti after meeting PM Modi.
11.07 am: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Narendra Modi
Delhi: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Narendra Modi (source: PMO) pic.twitter.com/kBib8ChY0d— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2016
10.45 am: Bangladesh police storm hideout killing several militants including suspected mastermind of deadly cafe attack.
10.30 am: Delhi - Three arrested in Shahbad dairy constable murder case by Delhi Police special cell.
10.10 am: Narendra Modi to kick off BJP's election campaign in UP next month.
9.45 am: Wreath laying ceremony of police constable Khursheed Ahmed who was shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama(Koil) today.
J&K:Wreath laying ceremony of police constable Khursheed Ahmed who was shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama(Koil)today pic.twitter.com/iGj29QKFiz— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2016
9.15 am: Curfew in Jammu and Kashmir continues for 50th day
Curfew in Jammu and Kashmir continues for 50th day (Visuals from Srinagar) pic.twitter.com/KtepnOWPYg— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2016
8.45 am: Hyderabad: Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu offers prayers at Simhavahini Mahankali temple
Hyderabad: Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu offers prayers at Simhavahini Mahankali temple (Lal Darwaza). pic.twitter.com/poLOLFLomc— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2016
8.02 am: Jammu and Kashmir: Police constable shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama's Koil area.
8.00 am: Earthquake tremors with magnitude 4.6 felt in parts of Himachal Pradesh at 6:45 am this morning.