Aug 21: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday addressed Tiranga Yatra in Jammu where he talked about political parties supporting those who shout anti-national slogans.
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11:55 pm: 13 shot by 2 men hiding in bushes have sustained non-life threatening injuries.1 shot in face, 1 critical.
11:00 pm: JNU student booked for raping research scholar in campus
10:30 pm: SGPC orders probe into suicide by national-level handball player
10:00 pm: Pick up books, not stones, Rajnath appeals to Kashmir youth
9:00 pm: Yesterday, Union Finance Minister spoke about the failed Nehruvian model of economy: Jitendra Singh,MoS PMO in Jammu
8:30 pm: 28 year old complained of rape by 1st year PhD student Anmol Ratan , a student of JNU & activist of student organisation AISA: Delhi Police
8:00 pm: Trivandrum: Special prayers for release of Tom Uzhunnalil, an Indian from Kerala abducted by a terror group in Yemen.
7:30 pm: Panna: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visits flood affected areas in the state
7:00 pm: Heavy rains caused Sone River flooding so much that there was huge discharge from Indrapuri Barrage: Bihar CM
Raya (UP): Commuters travelling in Kasganj-Agra Fort Passenger Train forced to travel on the roof due to heavy rush pic.twitter.com/cVPpYHU1Xw— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 21, 2016
5:46 pm: Amnesty row: Arun Jaitley attacks Congress, says Karnataka govt indulging in vote bank politics.
5:24 pm: Yogeshwar Dutt loses his opening bout against Ganzorig Mandakhnaran of Mongolia in the men's 65kg freestyle wrestling at the Rio Olympics.
5:03 pm: Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy injured in a road accident in Bihar.
4:40 pm: Wrestling Federation of India demands CBI probe into Narsingh Yadav's dope case.
4:31 pm: M.P: Met department issues an alert for heavy rains in Mandsaur for next 48 hrs, local administration also on high alert.
4:20 pm: Delhi: Meeting of delegation of J&K opposition parties with Congress VP Rahul Gandhi underway.
4:06 pm: I won't be watching my son's bout today. Earlier, when I had watched one of his leagues, my BP increased: Yogeshwar Dutt's mother on Rio2016.
4:00 pm: Iraq executes 36 men convicted in Islamic State massacre of hundreds of soldiers: AP.
3:46 pm: Defence of Kashmir stone pelters is petty politics: Arun Jaitley.
3:30 pm: Sonipat (Haryana): Friends and family perform 'havan' for wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt ahead of his Rio2016 bout
3.05 pm: J&K: Encounter broke out b/w Army and terrorists in Tangdhar area of Kupwara, 3 terrorists killed. Encounter ends.
2.55 pm: More than 10 dead in twin blast in Somalia town. (Source AFP)
2.37 pm: Whereas many of the political parties supported them, in fact Cong VP went to JNU to support them: Arun Jaitley
2.36 pm: When anti-national slogans were raised in JNU, we were the only party who opposed it, in and outside Parliament: Arun Jaitley
2.35 pm: There are a few political parties even today, who exploit such issues for vote bank politics: A Jaitley on #Amnesty
2.30 pm: Four days ago, 'azadi' slogans were raised during a program in Bangalore (Amnesty India) Yesterday I heard Karnataka HM's statement stating that he feels whatever happened there (Amnesty India) wasn't wrong.
1.46 pm: Death toll rises to 50 in Turkey wedding attack: Gaziantep governor (Source: AFP)
1.40 pm: Satish Kumar, Gau Rakshak Dal Chief arrested by Patiala police sent to 1 day police remand. He was booked for abduction & other IPC sections
1.35 pm: I appeal to students' country-wide to consider Kashmiri students as brothers: HM Rajnath Singh
1.33 pm: Sad to see stones and firearms in hands of Kashmiri youth instead of pens and computers: HM Rajnath Singh
1.25 pm: 8 Naxals from Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh today surrender before police.
1.10 pm: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad invited India to play an active role in the reconstruction of the Syrian economy: Sources
1.09 pm: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad welcomed India's objective position on the conflict in Syria in a meeting with MoS MEA MJ Akbar: Sources
12.51 pm: In 1990, Pakistan felt that they can't win in wars, thus they started infiltrating terrorists into J&K- Arun Jaitley
12.44 pm: Rohini (Delhi) Encounter: 5 People have been arrested by the police.
12.38 pm: BJP MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa injured after falling from his bike during 'Tiranga Yatra' in Assam, shifted to hospital.
12.35 pm: It's issue b/w India & Pak, hope that it'll b resolved peacefully-H Karzai,Frmr Afghan Pres. on if Kashmir issue should be internationalised
12.28 pm: The dialogue from here can be carried out in the main BRICS summit in October as well: K Kavitha,TRS.
12.19 pm: Two policemen and 2 criminals injured in an encounter between police and criminals in Sector 24, Rohini (Delhi), encounter underway.
12.13 pm: 3 slain terrorists were involved in attack on Aug 19 in which 3 BSF personnel were injured. 3 weapons & other warlike stores recovered.
12.03 pm: Police officer Sabu Mathew shot dead during routine patrolling in Kochi (Kerala), probe underway.
12.00 pm: Three terrorists killed in an encounter between Army and terrorists in Tangdhar area of Kupwara (J&K). Encounter ends.
11.49 am: Special prayers being held for wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's success in men's 65 kg freestyle event Rio2016 in Varanasi (UP).
11.39 am: Two terrorists killed by 4 Para of Indian Army, encounter underway.
11.36 am: FIR filed against DMK MLAs who protested inside Tamil Nadu Secretariat and outside assembly premises.
11.13 am: CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan meets people in flood affected Rewa.
10.48 am: See a great role for India in Afghanistan for infrastructure and development,India already has done a lot: Hamid Karzai,Former Afghan President.
10.40 am: No doubt about that,we have evidence, says Hamid Karzai,Former Afghan President on ISIS finding support from foreign forces like Pakistan.
10.35 am: Encounter underway between Army and terrorists in Tangdhar area of Kupwara. More details awaited in J&K.
9.56 am: Gopalganj (Bihar) illicit liquor deaths case: One person has been arrested by Police.
9.49 am: Police officer Sabu Mathew shot dead during routine patrolling, investigation underway.
9.43 am: Heavy rain causes flooding in Baran district of Rajasthan.
9.42 am: Turkey President Erdogan says ISIS 'likely perpetrator' of Gaziantep attack, says AFP.
9.20 am: Blast in a market in Sukma,one CRPF jawan critically injured in Chhattisgarh.
9.00 am: NDRF teams have been deployed in flood hit areas of Bihar,MP,UP. We are fully alert, says OP Singh,NDRF DG.
8.59 am: Flood like situation and water logging, normal life affected in Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh).
8.58 am: Five died and two injured as Cloudburst hits Markhola area in Garhwal division. Rescue operations underway.
8.50 am: The college coach barred my daughter from playing saying only rich students will be allowed.Want justice, says Father.
8.49 am: I want to wish all the best to Yogeshwar Dutt for today, whole of India is praying for him: Sushil Kumar on Rio 2016.
8.48 am: Honoured I am considered for Khel Ratna.Legends like Sachin Tendulkar and Leander Paes have got it, says Sakshi Malik.
8.30 am: Oil found in a well in Bihar's Gaya city,locals throng well in large numbers to get their share.
8.10 am: Great achievement and I am sure PV Sindhu has inspired lakhs and lakhs of young women in India, says K Kavitha,TRS MP.
8.00 am: At BRICS Women's conference many issues like terrorism will be discussed,especially counter mechansims, says K Kavitha,TRS.