Oct 7: Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of 4 states whose boundaries touch Pakistan, with top BSF officials in Jaisalmer. In other news, Supreme Court to pass order on Lodha Panel's plea to issue directive against BCCI.
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10:20 pm: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu attends Bathukamma festival celebrations in Hyderabad.
9:40 pm: One policeman dead, one civilian injured after terrorists attack a police post in Jamnageri area in Shopian district.
9:20 pm: One Naxal killed in an encounter with security personnel in Bijapur district.
9:00 pm: We condemn people who are demoralising army,asking for proof: J&K Dy CM Nirmal Singh
8:40 pm: Rahul Gandhi is doing dirty politics: Nirmal Singh, J&K Deputy CM
8:15 pm: Medical camps conducted for villagers in border areas in Akhnoor.
7:45 pm: ED attaches assets worth Rs 36.81 Crores in Delhi in a case of bank fraud by Surya Vinayak Industries Ltd (SVIL).
7:25 pm: Rajasthan: HM Rajnath Singh and MoS Home Kiren Rijiju take stock of security situation in the wake of mounting tension between India and pakistan after Indian Army launched surgical strikes, destroying terror launch pads across LoC on sept 29.
Rajasthan: HM Rajnath Singh and MoS Home Kiren Rijiju visit border areas in Jaisalmer to take stock of security situation pic.twitter.com/8goG5gC8uO— ANI (@ANI_news) October 7, 2016
7:05 pm: BJP held 2 pressers, and proved that they are doing politics , they are using Surgical Strikes for political gain: Randeep Singh Surjewala.
6:54 pm: Chhattisgarh: 5 kg tiffin bomb recovered by security forces from Kondagaon district, later safely defused.
6:49 pm: As a father of two little children,I pray and wish like many others that together we can build and live in a more peaceful world: Fawad Khan.
6:40 pm: Received numerous requests asking me for my thoughts on the sad incidents that took place in the past few weeks: Fawad Khan, Pakistani actor
6:31 pm: Wife of BJP leader Dayashanker Singh (who was sacked for his remarks against Mayawati) appointed UP BJP women's wing president.
6.11 pm: Their (people) anger is justified, I am not seeking forgiveness but punishment: Om Puri on his comment on surgical strikes.
5.53 pm: Hurricane Matthew death toll in Haiti rises to 478, say Haitian officials: Reuters.
5.32 pm: Climate change,financing for development,how to increase people to people ties, counter-terrorism among the agenda: Amar Sinha, MEA Secretary.
5.31 pm: We have confirmation from all the BRICS leaders regarding their participation in BRICS Summit in Goa: Amar Sinha, MEA Secretary.
5.12 pm: Stand taken by Centre on the Cauvery Issue is against the interest of farmers and they will never forgive the Govt for this: M K Stalin.
4.51 pm: Religious practices cannot be impediment to rights and aspirations of individual woman irrespective of religion she practices, says Centre in affidavit on triple talaq.Gender equality is non-negotiable says centre.
4.50 pm: Practices of triple talaq and polygamy not essential part of religion and get no protection under fundamental right to religion, it says.
4.45 pm: What does Congress mean by saying that BJP made Jaish e Mohd? You know who will be happy with this comment? The ISI: Ravi Shankar Prasad.
4.31 pm: I do appreciate the surgical strike, now the mission has been accomplished so lets focus on other important issues: Shatrughan Sinha.
4.30 pm: LG Najeeb Jung declares the reconstitution of Delhi Waqf Board and appointment of CEO as illegal and void ab initio.
4.29 pm: Fire breaks out in a fire cracker factory in Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu), five fire tenders at the spot.
4.28 pm: Centre in affidavit on triple talaq: 'There is no reason women in India should be denied their constitutional rights'
4.27 pm: Now lets forget about surgical strike and all the related controversies, and move on with development: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha.
4.15 pm: Centre files an affidavit on triple talaq in SC: 'Validity of triple talaq & polygamy should be seen in light of gender justice'.
4.06 pm: SC also asks Anurag Thakur to file a personal affidavit on details of his conversation with ICC Chief regarding Lodha recommendations.
3.36 pm: Lodha committee recommendations matter: Next hearing in Supreme Court on 17th October on BCCI.
3.50 pm: SC says state associations will not get funds unless a resolution is passed to implement justice Lodha committee reforms.
3.45 pm: Supreme Court bars BCCI from releasing funds to state associations.
3.42 pm: We will soon form a Bastar battalion and select ppl from 4 local districts to increase employment opportunities: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh.
3.15 pm: Capital punishment to Nithari serial killing case accused Surendra Koli in Nandan Devi's murder case.
2.57 pm: 38 yr old woman from Nagpur murdered in her flat at Sapana Raj valley apartment, Sangolda in Goa.
2.45 pm: They said that we wanted to take this surgical strike to people, which show how they have politicised the matter: Kapil Sibal.
2.35 pm: Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2016.
2.32 pm: Capital punishment to Nithari serial killing case accused Surendra Koli in Nandan Devi's murder case.
2.18 pm: Hearing on the BCCI matter has been adjourned to October 17.
1.40 pm: The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court order allowing women into Haji Ali Dargah.
1.20 pm: News of explosion erroneous, it was a fire cracker that exploded near Porbandar naval base: Navy
1.19 pm: Supreme Court stays Patna HC order striking down State Govt's liquor ban policy
1.10 pm: Explosion at Porbandar Naval base in Gujarat.More details awaited
1.00 pm: Jayalalithaa is recovering and I am sure she will be alright soon: Rahul Gandhi after visiting Tamil Nadu CM in hospital.
12.45 pm: The pitch is good and we can plan well looking at the wicket and the conditions: Virat Kohli ahead of Indore test on ind vs nz.
12.30 pm: Anti-India slogans written on Kashmiri apples, such as "we want freedom" and "Indian dogs go back"in Sirsa (Haryana)
12.27 pm: I agree taking political mileage of surgical strike is not right but we will go to people about the success of the country's army: Amit Shah.
12.22 pm: Whole nation, Government of India, BJP supports Indian Army; We believe in army's bullets, not politicians' statements. People who want to have a proof should go and take analysis of what is happening in Pakistan, they will learn a lot: Amit Shah.
12.20 pm: We have not politicised the surgical strike but yes at local level some of our members have got enthused with patriotic zeal after strikes: Amit Shah.
12.18 pm: I condemn this. Govt tried to keep this as far from politics as possible. In fact it was DGMO who spoke at the press conference about the surgical strikes. Some parties have not only insulted not our army but the soldiers who lost their lives as well: Amit Shah.
12.14 pm: Some parties are raising question on surgical strike. I think that demeans the Army's success, it aims to politicise the issue. From the beginning we tried to not politicise the strikes: Amit Shah.
12.07 pm: I congratulate the media for the role it has played in boosting the morale of the armed forces after surgical strikes: Amit Shah.
I congratulate the media for the role it has played in boosting the morale of the armed forces after surgical strikes: Amit Shah pic.twitter.com/DkoxoPk57g— ANI (@ANI_news) October 7, 2016
12.05 pm: BJP President Amit Shah addresses press conference.
11.52 am: Rahul Gandhi arrives at Apollo Hospital (Chennai) to pay a visit to Jayalalithaa.
Rahul Gandhi arrives at Apollo Hospital (Chennai) to pay a visit to Jayalalithaa pic.twitter.com/03RX3MQSqd— ANI (@ANI_news) October 7, 2016
11.40 am: Subramaniam Swamy has urged the Home Minister of India to impose President's rule in Tamil Nadu.
Subramanian Swamy writes to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, urges him to impose President's rule in Tamil Nadu. pic.twitter.com/fgmIN2b0CR— ANI (@ANI_news) October 7, 2016
11.12 am: Rajnath Singh chairs meeting of 4 states whose boundaries touch Pakistan, with top BSF officials in Jaisalmer.
HM Rajnath Singh chairs meeting of 4 states whose boundaries touch Pakistan, with top BSF officials in Jaisalmer pic.twitter.com/QNji6EPqyJ— ANI (@ANI_news) October 7, 2016
10.45 am: Rajnath Singh reaches Jaisalmer on a two day visit to Rajasthan, welcomed by Rajasthan CM at the airport.
HM reaches Jaisalmer on a two day visit to Rajasthan, welcomed by Rajasthan CM at the airport (pic: HMO) pic.twitter.com/hMxX3g9vQD— ANI (@ANI_news) October 7, 2016
10.34 am: Malaysia says debris recovered from Mauritius is from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
10.25 am: ACB summons Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia in matter of alleged irregular appointments made in DCW.
10.17 am: I fully support surgical strikes and I have said so unequivocally. But I will not support using the Indian Army in political posters and propaganda all across the country: Rahul Gandhi
the Indian Army in political posters and propaganda all across the country (2/2)— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) October 7, 2016
I fully support the surgical strikes and I have said so unequivocally, but I will not support using..(1/2)— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) October 7, 2016
10.05 am: No incidence of ceasefire violation has happened in Poonch (J&K) today: Defence PRO Lt. Col Manish Mehta.
9.42 am: Movement of some suspicious persons seen in Jourian (Akhnoor, J&K); search operation underway.
9.00 am: 10-12 member team of NIA to begin probe on Langate (Handwara) encounter from today: ANI.
8.15 am: Want the Kashmir issue to be worked out between both sides, we want to see the tensions that exist right now be brought down: John Kirby, US Dept of State.
8.08 am: US President Obama declares state of emergency in Florida on Hurricane Matthew.
8.00 am: Supreme Court to hear Haji Ali Dargah plea challenging the Bombay HC order lifting ban on women from entering the sanctum sanctorum.
7.45 am: Supreme Court to pass order on Lodha Panel's plea to issue directive against BCCI.