Bengaluru, March 21: PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for Dr BR Ambedkar National memorial and will be delivering Dr Ambedkar Memorial Lecture in Delhi.
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10:40 pm: Police arrested a man for allegedly distributing morphed picture of RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat in Bagalkot (Karnataka), yesterday.
He has been sent to judicial custody till March 31 after being produced before the magistrate.
10:30 pm: Indian Coast Guard rescue seven fishermen safely from a sinking fishing boat off Ratnagiri (Maharashtra),after it received a distress alert.
9:50 pm: Bengaluru: IDBI bankers hold candle light protest against Union Govt's policy of reducing stake from IDBI bank.
8:50 pm: Fire at Deonar dumping ground (Mumbai) continues, situation still not under control.
WATCH: Fire at Deonar dumping ground (Mumbai) continues, situation still not under control.https://t.co/dJmAf5EBMc— ANI (@ANI_news) March 21, 2016
8:30 pm: Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro meet in Havana.
8:15 pm: Have requested President that Uttarakhand's CM should be allowed to prove majority as scheduled by Governor on Mar 28: GN Azad.
8:05 pm: We apprised President on how BJP with help from Centre has been trying to dismantle opposition's Govt in state particularly Congress: GN Azad.
8:00 pm: We are expecting to cover almost entire population by Holi. That would be real colorful Holi for Ex-servicemen: Manohar Parrikar on OROP.
7:55 pm: We are grateful to Defence Department staff & banks who worked overnight to disburse around 2293 crores by March 17: Manohar Parrikar.
7:50 pm: Sub-Committee of High Level Committee constituted to interact with Trade & Industry on Tax Laws, to submit report within 60 days of constitution.
7:45 pm: We have disbursed current payment and arrears of 13 lakh & 5000 pensioners: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on OROP.
7:40 pm: We have requested the President to direct the Governor to dismiss Uttarakhand Govt: Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP.
7.35 pm: Senior Congress leader Motilal Vora & former Defence Minister AK Antony reach Rashtrapati Bhavan to meet the President on Uttarakhand issue.
7.08 pm: Fire was seen spreading from the laboratory (Kolkata) and reached upto 8th floor. People were evacuated with the help of hydraulic ladders.
7.00 pm: 9 Congress MLAs (rebel Congress MLAs) will meet the President separately: Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP.
6.47 pm: UttarakhandCrisis: BJP leaders march from Vijay Chowk to Rashtrapati Bhavan, will meet the President shortly.
6.46 pm: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee holds padyatra in Kolkata.
6.40 pm: Fire breaks out in Ballygunje science laboratory in Kolkata, 12 fire tenders at the spot.
6.06 pm: We weren't prepared for that.Some things are beyond human control.Sound-check couldn't be done due to lack of time after rain, says Shafqat Amanat.
6.00 pm: People don't know there was a 'sound issue' there-Pak singer Shafqat Amanat on his performance before Indo-Pak match.
5.45 pm: The three students were rescued by the fishermen and were taken to a Medical College Hospital. They are currently out of danger.
5.20 pm: 3 students of Class 10 attempt to commit suicide by jumping off Valiyathura Sea Bridge (Kerala), before their exams, scheduled for afternoon
5.10 pm: 12 CCTV installed, 40 night vision camera will be installed. We will declaring Deonar dumping ground as prohibitory area, says Ajoy Mehta.
5.00 pm: Army and police in jt op nabbed a cadre of Muslim Tiger Force in Kokrajhar (Assam), involved in extortion &other subversive activities in area.
4.55 pm: CBI registers 4 cases agnst then Rifle Association officials in Kerala and othrs on allegations of illegal procurement of ammunitions and its misuse.
4.54 pm: Congress releases list of 57 candidates for upcoming Assam assembly election.
4.30 pm: Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah meets Governor NN Vohra in Jammu.
4.15 pm: Harish Rawat is not important, CMs come and go. But if 'dhan-shakti' will be used to bring change in Govt then every year a CM will be removed this way which will lead to political instability in state: Harish Rawat
4.00 pm: No school buses to be used this time in #OddEven formula,will run 'Paryavaran Bus Seva', 50% seats for women.Marshals in each bus, says Delhi Govt.
3.30 pm: Phase two of Odd Even formula in Delhi to begin from April 15 to April 30.
3.00 pm: Complaint filed in Ashok Nagar PS (Delhi) against Amitabh Bachchan for allegedly singing incorrect national anthem during IndvsPak match.
2.59 pm: I've ordered inquiry into the incident. We'll provide compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for kin of victims: Madhya Pradesh CM.
2.45 pm: Hearing adjourned for April 8 in the National Herald Case in Patiala House Court
2.40 pm: Delhi High court to hear tomorrow,Kumar Vishwas's plea against lower court order of lodging an FIR against him on allegations of molestation
2.35 pm: Former AIADMK leader Mohan tries to immolate himself outside CM J Jayalalithaa's residence in Chennai.
2.30 pm: Kerala's Chief Electoral Officer blocks state Govt's free rice scheme, says its a violation of the model code of conduct.
2.20 pm: MP CM Shivraj Chouhan orders enquiry into yesterday's Bhopal boat mishap, announces compensation of two lakh each for kin of the victims
2.00 pm: Bhagat Singh jaisa koi doosra kabhi paida nahi ho sakta-Ghulam Nabi Azad,Congress on Shashi Tharoor
1.50 pm: NCP's Sameer Bhujbal's judicial custody extended till March 31 by Special PMLA court, in a money laundering case.
1.30 pm: Report of Committee on Taxation set up by CBDT to examine business models for e-commerce received by Government.
1.10 pm: Uttarakhand Crisis: Congress leaders Saket Bahuguna and Anil Gupta expelled from the party for six years for 'anti party' activities.
1.00 pm: Government approves 15 proposals of FDI amounting to Rs. 7261.6 crore approximately.
12.55 pm: Uttarakhand HC asks absconding BJP leader Joginder Pundir to surrender before court on March 28 in Police horse Shaktiman attack case.
12.45 pm: Chennai: Opposition parties protest against honor killing incidents in Tamil Nadu.
12.30 pm: North Korea fires another missile into sea, says Yonhap news agency.
12.20 pm: The President has given us time for 7 pm, says Ajay Bhatt, BJP (Leader of Opposition)
12.18 pm: AAP leader Kumar Vishwas moves Delhi HC against lower court order of lodging an FIR against him on allegations of molestation.
12.15 pm: BJP MLA Sushil Kumar Modi returns gifts given to Bihar MLAs during budget session in Bihar Assembly.
12.10 pm: Uttarakhand Congress dissolves all nine district units of the party in the state.
11.49 am: Income Tax Department raids at properties belonging to State cabinet rank holder Harendra Ladi in Uttarakhand.
11.45 am: Delhi HC asks Vodafone to reply to Income Tax Department show cause notice by March 23, HC says no more extension to file reply would be granted.
11.40 am: Frequent fire incidents in Deonar Dumping ground a conspiracy to malign Shiv Sena, says Maharashtra environment minister Ramdas Kadam.
11.36 am: Special CBI court defers its judgement till March 28 in a coal scam case pertaining to allotment of a Jharkhand coal block to JIPL.
11.30 am: If Baba Saheb had served in government for longer time, he could've done 60 years before what I did today: PM Modi at foundation stone laying ceremony of BR Ambedkar National Memorial
11.27 am: There is a bill on waterways in Parliament but let me tell you this vision is of Dr Ambedkar. He believed in India's maritime strength: PM Modi.
11.08 am: National Herald Case hearing to resume this afternoon in Delhi's Patiala House Court.
10.55 am: Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone for BR Ambedkar National Memorial in Delhi
PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for BR Ambedkar National Memorial in Delhi pic.twitter.com/w1ox6PfH6x— ANI (@ANI_news) March 21, 2016
10.20 am: Uttarakhand BJP leaders and rebel Cong MLAs to meet President Pranab Mukherjee at 6:45 pm today.
10.12 am: Elephant attack continue to claim lives in West Bengal's Bardhaman as it killed another person this morning taking the death toll to five.
9.45 am: SP MLA Abu Azmi to move adjournment motion in Maharashtra assembly pointing out failure of state and BMC in containing Deonar fire incidents.
9.05 am: 25 Former 'Chambal Dacoits' join hands, pledge to save environment and fight against deforestation.
8.45 am: Delhi man caught on camera, killing puppy, stabbing 3 stray dogs outside Green Park metro station.
8.12 am: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat likely to meet top congress leaders in Delhi today.
8.00 am: PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Dr.BR Ambedkar National memorial.