9.15 pm: "It is an unfortunate incident, around 11 people were killed in a cracker manufacturing unit,inquiry ordered", Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu, says.
9.00 pm: BJP MLA from Karnal, 60-year-old Manohar Lal Khattar likely to be next Haryana chief minister.
8.20 pm: E-auction of coal mines for actual users of steel, cement and power for private sector firms, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
8.00 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley briefs on coal reforms.
7.30 pm: Delhi court dismisses bail plea of businessman Gautam Khaitan, arrested by ED in VVIP chopper deal-related money laundering case.
7.15 pm: Samajwadi Party accuses Uttar Pradesh Ram Naik of behaving like an extra constitutional body.
7.00 pm: Mohammedan Sporting Club President Sultan Ahmed dismisses the reports of shutdown
6.36 pm: Passengers stranded at Saudi airport as Air India flight gets delayed by over 40 hours.
6.03 pm: Saradha Group properties worth Rs 100 crore attached by ED.
5.45 pm: Turkey to let Iraqi Kurdish militia into Kobane to join fight against Islamic State.
5.11 pm: BJP leader OM Mathur says party is keeping all options open.
4.55 pm: Priyanka Gandhi has decided to limit herself to Amethi & Rae Bareli, we should respect her decision & leave it at that: Randeep Surjewala.
4.20 pm: Bhupinder Singh Hooda encouraged factionalism in Haryana: Senior Congress leader Kumari Selja on defeat in Haryana.
4.10 pm: Latest reports say 13 people killed in explosion at cracker manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district.
4.00 pm: Nigeria is officially free of Ebola, after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization declares
3.45 pm: Fire breaks out at cracker factory in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district; casualties feared
3.36 pm: WHO declares Nigeria free of Ebola after no case reported over last 6 weeks
3.28 pm: One of the oldest football clubs in India, Mohammedan Sporting of Kolkata, decides to shut shop
3.15 pm: Sharad Pawar says NCP will provide only outside support to BJP
3.10 pm: Bhupinder Singh Hooda responsible for Congress's defeat in Haryana Assembly elections, says Kumari Selja
3.00 pm: Ajit Pawar asks NCP MLAs to return to their constituencies after Diwali and work to strengthen the party.
2.40 pm: No decision taken on alliance with BJP: Shiv Sena spokesperson.
2.30 pm: Dhaula Kuan gangrape: Delhi court sentences 5 convicts to life imprisonment.
2.20 pm: Delhi : Congress General Secretaries meeting underway.
Delhi : Congress General Secretaries meeting underway pic.twitter.com/6YKHtpBosZ— ANI (@ANI_news) October 20, 2014
2.00 pm: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar meets party leaders in Mumbai to discuss post assembly results options
1.25 pm: I have already said that I am not in the race for Maharashtra CM: Nitin Gadkari on meeting with BJP chief Amit Shah.
1.15 pm: Former CM Nitish Kumar holds 'Mahadharna' against PM Narendra Modi at Patna's Gandhi Maidan seeking special status to Bihar.
1.10 pm: RSS leader Bhaiyaji Joshi: Final call on Maharashtra alliance will be taken by BJP.
12.55 pm: All Maharashtra BJP office-bearers, MPs & MLAs will meet today, says Vinod Tawde.
12.45 pm: NCP in Kerala, a component of CPI(M)-led LDF voices reservations over offer of support to BJP to form govt in Maharashtra--PTI
12.35 pm: 11 Haryana BJP MLAs, considered loyal to Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh, huddle at his Delhi house.
12.18 pm: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray meets other party leaders to discuss post-election strategy for Maharashtra.
12.10 pm: PM Modi to meet his cabinet in Delhi tonight, to host dinner for council of ministers.
11.35 am: I was never a good student, now did I get a chance to receive an award: PM Modi at AIIMS convocation function (read more)
I was never a good student, now getting a chance to receive an award: PM Modi at AIIMS convocation pic.twitter.com/Lelt6JZq0B— NDTV (@ndtv) October 20, 2014
11.23 am: Delhi: PM Narendra Modi attends AIIMS convocation function
Delhi: PM Narendra Modi attends AIIMS convocation function pic.twitter.com/9fGbK5G5kL— ANI (@ANI_news) October 20, 2014
11.15 am: BJP chief Amit Shah likely to meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today to discuss Maharashtra post-election strategy
11.14 am: Union Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP leader JP Nadda will visit Mumbai tomorrow to discuss Maharashtra govt formation.
11.06 am: I consider Haryana's victory as a sign that there is a wave of change in the nation: BJP's Subramanian Swamy.
10.55 am: NIA team conducts raid at Ghoramara madrasa in West Bengal's Murshidabad district as part of Burdwan blasts probe.
10.48 am: Ex-Maha minister Dinesh Gundurao targets national leaders for Cong loss, tweets 'time to weed out effete leaders operating out from Delhi'.
10.35 am: CBI court defers framing of charges against former telecom minister A Raja, Kanimozhi and others till Oct 31.
10.30 am: The way its members are quitting, AAP is a challenge in itself: BJP's Sambit Patra.
10.07 am: NCP's support shows why they broke alliance with Congress: Rashid Alvi, Congress
10.00 am: Delhi: 2G case in Patiala House court, A Raja reaches court
Delhi: 2G case in Patiala House court, A Raja reaches court pic.twitter.com/gJACuRAlCt— ANI (@ANI_news) October 20, 2014
9.40 am: Shiv Sena to hold meet at Sena Bhavan in Mumbai to review Assembly polls
9.35 am: Muslim community prepare to celebrate Diwali in Varanasi
Muslim community prepare to celebrate Diwali in Varanasi pic.twitter.com/QvhJwho6dg— ANI (@ANI_news) October 20, 2014
9.25 am: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi to visit the cyclone affected Koraput district of Odisha today.
9.15 am: PM Narendra Modi to address the gallery of Australian member of parliamentarians and leaders at special joint sitting of Federal Parliament next month (read more)
9.10 am: Shiv Sena reminds BJP that it has not won a clear mandate in Maharashtra
9.00 am: Rajnath singh and JP Nadda will reach Mumbai in the afternoon around 3 pm. They will meet the newly elected MLAs.
8.35 am: A day after Shiv Sena emerged as the runner up party,it expresses concern over uncertainty that prevails in Maharashtra
8.10 am: BJP's Captain Abhimanyu Singh frontrunner to be Haryana CM, Devendra Fadnavis for Maharashtra.
8.00 am: US airdrops arms and supplies to Kurdish opposition fighters in Syrian town of Kobani.