Bengaluru, Oct 31: PM Narendra Modi paid his tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary at Patel Chowk, Delhi.
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9.10 pm: Publisher of a slain blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death in Bangladesh.
9.00 pm: To become a strong nation ,one needs a strong foundation. Such strong foundation has been laid by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Kiren Rijiju.
8.30 pm: Chief Electoral Officer, Bihar shall direct all national, state & regional parties contesting Bihar elections that whenever they release any advertisements for publication in the print media, a copy of the material should be sent to the CEO & concerned District Election Officer: EC in its letter says.
8.10 pm: Islamic State group in Egypt claims it downed Russian airliner: AFP.
7.35 pm: Planning for a sustainable model to increase productivity so that our farmers don't suffer: Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
6.15 pm: 50 saal unko coverage diya, for a change ek din ke liye Sardar Patel ji ko coverage diya toh iss mein aapati kya hai? (For 50 years they gave coverage to Congress, for a change we gave coverage to Sardar Patel. Why are they complaining?: Venkaiah Naidu.
6.10 pm: Egyptian authorities report that there are no survivors in the Russian plane crash.
6:05 pm: Fire breaks out at a store in Delhi's Chawri Bazar. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot.
5:52 pm: SIMI terrorist Abu Faisal sentenced to life imprisonment in the case of shooting an ATS jawan in 2009.
5:45 pm: Navtej Sarna appointed as the next High Commissioner to UK.
5:40 pm: Petrol price cut by 50 paise per litre with effect from midnight tonight; no change in diesel rates.
5:38 pm: Land reforms need massive modernization and upgrading. Land Acquisition laws must be fair, equitable, just,democratic and humane: Former PM Manmohan Singh at Indira Gandhi award for National Integration programme.
5:30 pm: Rescuers find more than 100 bodies, including 5 children at Russian passenger plane crash scene: REUTERS.
5:25 pm: Important for everyone to come together & fight to safeguard the unity & integrity of our nation: Sonia Gandhi.
5:20 pm: West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, arrested by CBI in Saradha scam, gets bail after 10 months.
5:15 pm: For Indira Gandhi ji, there was nothing greater than the unity of the country: Sonia Gandhi.
5:10 pm: We were sleeping in the night when suddenly police came and took him (Tamil folk artist Kovan) along :Vijayalakshmi, Kovan's Wife.
5:05 pm: Seven civilians injured in a grenade attack by unknown persons in Gajawada, Anantnag (J&K).
4:30 pm: If BJP was really sensitive about Dalits, they would have sacked VK Singh for his controversial remark on Faridabad Incident: Mayawati
4:15 pm: Whenever BJP forms Govt in Centre, attempts are made to tke away the rights givn by B.R.Ambedkar to Dalits &other backward classes. We demand that PM should condemn the comment made by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on reservations: Mayawati.
4:05 pm: We must be fully conscious of the environemt we are living in, global environment is not helpful: FM Arun Jaitley.
3:55 pm: PM must take action against the communist and fascist organisations that is trying to sabotage our unity: D. Raja.
3:50 pm: Good that he (Raghuram Rajan) is speaking on growing intolerance issue. Its a message to Govt& PM to speak categorically on it: D. Raja, CPI.
3:41 pm: Grenade attack by unknown persons in Gajawada, Anantnag (J&K). One civilian injured, more details awaited.
3:20 pm: I welcome Shiv Sena's decision if they hv really sacked its party members: RTI activist who was assualted by SS workers in Latur,Maharashtra.
3.14 pm: If awardees want to return awards, what can I do for that? Whether it is provocated by X, Y or Z; won't answer on this issue: H.D Deve Gowda.
2:45 pm: BJP is the political wing of RSS, beef issue has been created by RSS: HD Deve Gowda, Former PM.
2:45 pm: Modiji I'm ready to debate the issue of reservation with you any day. Stop misleading people & your efforts to add communal color to Bihar Polls: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
2:37 pm: Egyptian rescue team locates crashed Russian passenger plane in southern Arish, Sinai - Egyptian aviation authority: Reuters.
2:05 pm: Wreckage of Russian passenger plane found in Sinai: Egypt PM
The Russian civilian plane was Metrojet Flight 7K9268 headed to St. Petersburg, carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew on board.
2:00 pm: Sheena Bora Case: Indrani Mukherjea and two others sent to judicial custody till November 7.
1:52 pm: The grand alliance is now clearly seeing that they have lost the Bihar battle: Siddharth Nath Singh, BJP.
1:45 pm: We are a country of 1.3 billion, speaking 120 languages, several faiths. Our country has thrived because of tolerance: Pranab Mukherjee.
1:40 pm: I can't understand how Pakistan is connected to Bihar elections: Chirag Paswan about controversy regarding JDU ad.
1:38 pm: How do you know that JDU has advertised in Pakistani sites? Maybe the BJP conspired to do it?: Vashisht Narayan JDU.
1:30 pm: They (Nitish and group) are all supporters of Pakistanis and Pakistani terrorists: Ashwini Kumar Choubey, BJP.
1:26 pm: Why did he advertise Pakistan papers?Proves Amit Shah's statement right about crackers in Pak if BJP loses:Jitan Ram Manjhi.
1:10 pm: Russian plane with 200 onboard which was reported as missing earlier, has left Egyptian airspace safely: REUTERS
12:55 pm: Egyptian Air Traffic Control has lost contact with civilian airliner over Sinai Peninsula: REUTERS
12:40 pm: The Party strongly condemns the disgraceful act in Latur, those involved have been removed from the Party, says Aaditya Thackeray.
12.35 pm: PM should work for unity before 'run for unity': Congress.
12.08 pm: Tolerance means not being so insecure about ones ideas that one cant subject them to challenge: Raghuram Rajan.
11.48 am: BJP will be on 3rd position in this civic election, wont get a single vote in Kerala. Winning trophy will be won by Cong led UDF: AK Antony.
11.27 am: MP Home Minister Babulal Gaur pays tribute to Indira Gandhi in Bhopal
MP Home Minister Babulal Gaur pays tribute to Indira Gandhi in Bhopal. pic.twitter.com/qBPUjViktI— ANI (@ANI_news) October 31, 2015
10.55 am: 11 new ministers take oath in Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh.
10.40 am: They have the right, but they cant use this to attack the image of PM or of the nation: Venkaiah Naidu on people returning awards.
9.55 am: Youth Cong to protest against Doordarshan for ignoring Indira Gandhi's death anniversary coverage.
9.38 am: DMK Chief Karunanidhi strongly condemns arrest of folk artist Kovan. Calls it as an example of strangulating democracy under ADMK regime.
9.05 am: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis & Union Min Nitin Gadkari pay floral tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel in Mumbai.
8.22 am: PM Narendra Modi flags off "Run For Unity" at Rajpath, Delhi
PM Narendra Modi flags off "Run For Unity" at Rajpath, Delhi. pic.twitter.com/1Lf7Ez6fAd— ANI (@ANI_news) October 31, 2015
8.05 am: Sardar Patel inspires the thought that there is no family name or members linked to his legacy: PM Modi.
7.54 am: PM Modi speaks on Sardar Patel's 140th birth anniversary at Rajpath. Will flag of 'Run for Unity'.
7.42 am: Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, New Delhi.
Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, New Delhi. pic.twitter.com/hoc7xwMA7t— ANI (@ANI_news) October 31, 2015
7.40 am: PM Modi pays tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary at Patel Chowk, Delhi
PM Modi pays tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary at Patel Chowk, Delhi. pic.twitter.com/6cUICQHqw7— ANI (@ANI_news) October 31, 2015