New Delhi, Nov 5: Voting began on Thursday, Nov 5, in the fifth and final phase of the Bihar assembly elections involving 57 constituencies in a sprawling region home to a sizeable Muslim and Yadav population whom everyone is aggressively wooing.
10.50 pm: Former Congress MP Sircilla Rajaiah, his wife and son arrested in connection with death of his daughter-in-law and three grandsons.
10.07 pm: Suspected militants toss a grenade at a paramilitary CRPF installation in Srinagar. Security tightened in the area.
8.08 pm: Underworld don Chhota Rajan deported to India from Indonesia: PTI
6.50 pm: Overall turnout in 5-phased poll in Bihar was 56.8 per cent, highest in any election in the state so far be it Lok Sabha or Assembly: EC.
6.26 pm: Mahagathbandhan will win on 190 seats and NDA will be decimated, claims Lalu Yadav.
6.00 pm: We have no doubt that we are going to win with two-third majority: Shahnawaz Hussain, BJP.
5.15 pm: Clashes between Mahagathbandhan and NDA workers in Alinagar (Darbhanga); security forces rushed in.
5.10 pm: Prob in Nepal is a political problem, it has to have a political solution. that's what we have been urging Nepal, will continue to do so: MEA.
5.05 pm: China Vice president Li Yuanchao will arrive in Delhi tonight,tomorrow he will have discussions with Vice Pres Hamid Ansari:Vikas Swarup,MEA
China Vice president Li Yuanchao will also call on the Prime Minister and the President: Vikas Swarup,MEA pic.twitter.com/2m2ced6T5i— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
5.00 pm: Deportation process for Chhota Rajan begins in Bali (Indonesia).
4.40 pm: Promised the family of people who died that we will meet the President on their behalf and seek action against the culprits: Rahul Gandhi.
4.35 pm: Bihar 5th Phase Assembly Polls: 55.90% voting recorded till 4 pm.
4.10 pm: 24 National Award winning persons resolve to return their awards as a protest against intolerance in the nation.
24 National Award winners return their awards as protest against intolerance & threat to Freedom of Speech in nation pic.twitter.com/aEOTRhMMlA— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
Kundan Shah, director/writer, known for classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro also among the 24 people returning their awards. pic.twitter.com/82gSjBzpr7— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
4.00 pm: We want to connect coastlines and ports with roads so that opportunities are manifold & economy benefits: PM Modi.
3.45 pm: PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Eastern peripheral expressway in Sonipat.
Haqiqat hai ki raaste bante hain to paise aate hain: PM Modi in Sonipat (Haryana)— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
3.23 pm: Chhota Rajan will be deported tonight as the weather is clear: Yanuri Insan, Senior Interpol officer (Jakarta) to ANI
3.18 pm: Was shocked & sad when to came to know Kundan Shah & Saeed Mirza (filmmakers) have decided to return their awards: Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit.
Sad, such filmakers who've made property worth crores through their work are telling country is intolerant: Ashoke pic.twitter.com/c1p0SmA82H— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
3.10 pm: SC seeks public opinion on improvement of collegium system for appointment of judges. Suggestions from public to be given on Ministry of Law & Justice's website till Nov 13.
SC appoints 3-member committee to select lawyers to argue case,which consists of AG,Bar council of India chairman&Senior lawyer Fali Nariman— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
2.55 pm: The Calcutta High Court has directed Madan Mitra to remain in house confinement after complaints of his ill health surfaced. Mitra an accused in the Saradha scam is a Trinamool Congress party leader.
2:05 pm: I want to thank,congratulate you all for maintaining peace in Punjab: Rahul Gandhi
1:55 pm: Mahoba (UP) court filed case against FM Arun Jaitley after taking suo motu cognizance of his statement criticizing SC verdict striking down NJAC Act.
1:45 pm: Ghulam Ali to perform at Lucknow Mahotsav on December 3: Raj Shekhar,Lucknow DM
1:30 pm: Fresh incident of alleged disrespect to religious text in Punjab's Tarn Taran. FIR lodged against unknown persons.
People block a road in protest over alleged disrespect to religious text in Punjab's Tarn Taran. pic.twitter.com/DnUKcnL7NE— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
1:14 pm: Director Kundan Shah to return his National Award
12:45 pm: Air services resume at Bali airport, Chhota Rajan likely to be deported tonight: ANI report
12:20 pm: India has 20,000 tonnes of idle gold. Gold is an important aspect of women empowerment: PM Modi
12:13 pm: Prime Minister launches Narendra Modi launches Gold Monetisation scheme
11:54 pm: Returning awards not right. Doesn't matter whether BJP or Cong is in power: Anil Kapoor
11:32 am: The Supreme Court has restrained the Himachal Pradesh High Court from hearing the disproportionate assets case against Virbhadra Singh.
11:30 am: The Supreme Court has transferred the case against the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister to the Delhi High Court.
11:26 am: The biggest strength of Make in India is human capital. Skill development is extremely vital: PM Modi at launch of 'IMPRINT India'
11:10 am: Science is universal but technology has to be local: PM Modi
11:02 am: President Pranab Mukherjee launch 'IMPRINT India', a joint initiative of IITs and IISC
10:58 am: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses top executives in Mumbai
10:47 am: 17.67% polling recorded till 10 am in phase 5
10:18 am: We have to be together, Punjab Congress will fight as one unit: Rahul Gandhi
9:45 am: 11.23% voting recorded till 9 am in fifth Phase of Bihar polls
9:05 am: India vs SA Mohali test: India wins the toss, elects to bat first
8:54 am: 5.58% voting recorded till 8 am in the 5th phase of the Bihar polls
8:50 am: Punjab holy text desecration issue: Rahul Gandhi in Faridkot meets family of Gurjeet Singh Bittu, who was allegedly killed in police firing.
8.45 am: Roads being cleared after heavy snowfall blocked traffic in Pirgali, Rajouri, J&K.
8.30 am: Air services likely to resume tomorrow by 8.45 AM in Bali, as no further eruption reported in the volcano as of now.
8.15 am: India vs South Africa first test match to begin in Mohali.
8.00 am: PM Narendra Modi to launch three Gold related schemes and to lay foundation stone of three highway projects in Sonipat, Haryana.
7.45 am: Kuwait stops issuing visas to Indian domestic workers.
7.40 am: Jaipur station to get Wi-Fi facility by March 2016.
Yogi Adityanath is BJP's Digvijaya Singh-Anupam Kher pic.twitter.com/QneNE9KYiT— ANI (@ANI_news) November 5, 2015
7.30 am: "Shahrukh Khan is a true Indian who loves his country and the country loves him. Yogi Adityanath's remark is unfortunate & cheap", says Bollywood actor Anupam Kher.
7.20 am: WhatsApp rolls out 'Starred' messages, a new feature that will let users star a message for reference later on.
7.15 am: Rahul Gandhi arrives in Kotkapura(Punjab),is on a two day visit to the state
7:00 am: 5th and the last phase of Bihar polls begin successfully across the state.